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The sailing bible. The complete guide for all sailors from novice to experinced skipper

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Автор: Jeremy Evans
Издательство: Adlard Coles Nautical (все книги издательства)
Место издания: London
ISBN: 978-1-4729-4954-7
Год: 2018
Формат: 200x255
Переплет: Твердая обложка
Страниц: 400
Вес: 1335 г
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Jam-packed with vital data, step-by-step instructions, explanatory diagrams, expert tips and lively action photos, The Sailing Bible is the most complete and user-friendly sailing handbook. Whether new to boating or experienced, whether sailing a Sunfish or a yacht, sailors will find all the answers in this hands-on guide.
Organized progressively from starting out and learning to sail to navigation and boat maintenance, the authors cover everything sailors must know to get the most out of this fabulous sport and their particular boat. Topics include:
Dinghies and yachts
Cruising and racing
Launching, helming, trapezing and capsizing
Racing techniques and tactics
Buoys, tides, charts and navigation
Anchoring and marina berthing
Knots, ropes and flags
Boat etiquette and seamanship
Rules of the "road", safety and emergencies
Boat maintenance and repair and much more.
Jeremy Evans writes sailing books for the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) and also writes for Yachting Monthly and Yachts and Yachting magazines.
Pat Manley is an RYA Yachtmaster Instructor, a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Navigation and a member of the Yachting Journalists Association.
He has written several books on boat maintenance and is a regular contributor to Practical Boat Owner magazine. Barrie Smith is an RYA Yachtmaster who has skippered or crewed on numerous yacht delivery trips and long distance races.
Pack it in your boat bag because you'll find The Sailing Bible to be the ideal sailing companion.

Содержание
Welcome to sailing
Starting Out
Sailing for everyone
How can I learn to sail?
What is a dinghy?
What is a keel boat?
What is a multihull?
What is a cruiser?
Different types of boat
Learning to Sail
The 360-degree sailing circle
Sail power provides forward drive
Experiencing the wind Wind in your sails
Steering with a rudder Sail trim
Sailing manoeuvres Who has right of way?
Basic knots
Ropework
Staying warm
Full protection
Dinghy Sailing
Enjoy the ride
Choosing a dinghy
Why choose a catamaran?
What to wear for dinghy sailing
What else do you need?
Dinghy design and construction
Classfibre dinghies
Polyethylene dinghies
Asymmetric spinnakers and skiffs
Rigging a simple dinghy
Rigging a twin-crew dinghy
Rigging a catamaran
Rig controls
Where to sail
Inland and coastal sailing
Launching a dinghy
Leaving the shore
Sailing away from the shore
Sailing on a reach
Sailing into the wind
Sailing away from the wind
How is a catamaran different?
How to tack
How to gybe
Coming back to shore
Dinghy capsize
Capsize in a cat
Common-sense seamanship
Too much wind
Over the side
Dinghy skills
Using a trapeze
Trapeze techniques
Trapezing at speed
Sailing with a spinnaker
Rigging a spinnaker
Asymmetric control
Gybing an asymmetric spinnaker
Symmetric spinnaker control
Dinghy care
Dinghy damage
Dinghy and cat racing
Racing round the course
ruiser Sailing
Choosing a yacht
Choosing a cruiser
Inside a cruiser
On deck
Deck hardware
Deck safety gear
What to wear on deck
How a yacht is rigged
The mainsail
Raising the mainsail
Setting the mainsail
Handling the headsail
Reefing
Sailing upwind
Tacking
Sailing offwind
Gybing
Zruising with spinnakers
Jsing the engine
3oat handling under power
Intering a marina
Serthing in a marina or harbor -low a yacht is secured eaving a marina
mchoring a yacht
Controlling the anchor
Retrieving the anchor
The perfect anchorage
Picking up a mooring
Using a tender
Using an outboard motor
Planning a cruise
Living on a yacht
Cooking and catering
Passage problems
Passage conditions
Man overboard
Good cruising
Navigation
What is navigation?
Navigation instruments
Keeping to a course
Latitude and longitude
Distance and direction
What is a nautical chart?
Chart depths and heights
The International buoyage system
What are tides?
What causes tidal flow?
Tidal height calculations
A position line
Fixing a position
What is GPS?
Using GPS for position
Traditional chartwork
Planning your destination
A route for your GPS
Interpreting GPS displays
Electronic chart plotters
The accuracy of electronic charts
Radar
Pilotage
A pilotage plan
Passage planning
Navigation on passage
Navigation at night
Weather
The effect of weather
Where does weather come from?
Weather systems
The boundary of an air mass
High pressure systems
The movement of weather systems
Local winds
Stormy weather
What is fog?
Air temperature
What do clouds mean?
Weather forecasts
Beaufort scale
Maintenance
Laying up
Hull and deck
Mast, spars, rigging and sails
The engine
Electrical
Plumbing
Personal and boat safety Fitting out
Safety at Sea
Planning for safety
Safety equipment
Collision avoidance
Emergency procedures
First aid
Glossary
Index
Acknowledgements

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