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There are many excellent books on sailing but very few devoted solely to dinghies. This is a book suited to those whose interest is mainly in just plain sailing, rather than those who wish to race. It contains a number of fairly original suggestions from the author who has found them to be successful on his own general purpose dinghy. A useful book for anyone interested in 'messing about' with as well as in their boats. Contents Include Sailing General Purpose Dinghies What to Sail and Where Mainsails Fore-Sails More Sails Rigging, Ropes and Knots The Hull and Fittings The Centre Board Ground Tackle Wind And Water Launching, Landing and Moorings Points of Sailing Reefing Sailing Single-Handed Trailing (A Mooring in Your Garden) Safety Precautions What to Wear Olla Podrida The Beaufort Wind Scale Cordage Some Splices and Hitches
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.56(d)|