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Sailing For Dummies, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-05291-4
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432 pages
March 2011
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Introduction.

Part I: Before You Get Your Feet Wet.

Chapter 1: Ready, Set, Go: Time to Start Sailing.

Chapter 2: Knowing Where You Can Learn: Classes and Sailing Schools.

Chapter 3: Planning Ahead: What to Wear and What to Bring.

Chapter 4: Before You Leave the Dock.

Part II: Casting Off and Sailing Away.

Chapter 5: Going Sailing: Just the Basics, Please.

Chapter 6: Leaving the Dock (And Coming Back).

Chapter 7: Safety: One Hand for the Boat, One Hand for Yourself.

Chapter 8: All about Weather: Red Sky at Night.

Chapter 9: Navigation: Holding Your Course.

Chapter 10: Anchors Away: Anchoring Your Boat.

Part III: Sailing Fast: Taking Your Sailing to the Next Level.

Chapter 11: The Need for Speed: Sailing Fast.

Chapter 12: Trimming Your Sails for Speed.

Chapter 13: Racing Sailboats: Going for the Gold.

Part IV: Sailing Away for a Year and a Day.

Chapter 14: Encountering Sailing Emergencies (And How to Handle Them).

Chapter 15: Caring for Your Craft.

Chapter 16: Cruising with Children.

Chapter 17: Chartering: Changes in Latitude.

Chapter 18: Sailing Sailboards.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 19: Ten Nautical Knots and How to Tie Them.

Chapter 20: Ten Questions to Ask Yourself When Buying a Sailboat.

Part VI: The Appendixes.

Index.

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