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Sailing fundamentals

Author: Gary Jobson; United States. Coast Guard Auxiliary.; American Sailing Association.
Publisher: London : Simon & Schuster, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and updated edView all editions and formats

For the first time, this new edition of the bestselling learn-to-sail manual combines the training programmes of the American Sailing Association and the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary - by the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Jobson; United States. Coast Guard Auxiliary.; American Sailing Association.
ISBN: 0743273087 9780743273084
OCLC Number: 65203360
Notes: Previous edition: New York: Fireside, 1998.
Includes index.
Description: 220 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: CONTENTSThe American Sailing Association by Harry Munns, Executive Vice President, ASAUnited States Coast Guard AuxiliaryHOW TO USE THIS BOOKPART ONEINTRODUCTION TO SAILINGOverview: The Sailboat and the WindASHORE KNOWLEDGEAll About BoatsThe Basic BoatResponsibilities of the Skipper and CrewAlcohol and Drug AbuseFederal Requirements for Recreational BoatsReview QuestionsSKILLS AFLOATBoardingSailing ChecklistAttaching the SailsRigging ChecklistUsing WinchesRaising the MainsailGetting the Boat MovingGetting Out of IronsComing About or Tacking (Mainsail Only)Jibing (Mainsail Only)Raising the JibReaching with Mainsail and JibComing About with Mainsail and JibSailing a Figure EightJibing with Mainsail and JibEnding the SailStowing SailsDockingSummaryPART TWOBASIC SAILINGASHORE KNOWLEDGESail TrimWhat Makes a Boat SailPoints of SailRules of the Road under SailReview QuestionsSKILLS AFLOATCommunicationsSailing Close-hauledSailing on a RunSailing on a ReachStopping the BoatSummaryPART THREESAFETY AND SEAMANSHIPASHORE KNOWLEDGEThe Safety HarnessDeck SafetyHypothermia and ClothingSeasicknessReview QuestionsSKILLS AFLOATSailing a Triangular CourseRescuing a Man OverboardSailing in Confined WatersSummaryPART FOURBASIC SEAMANSHIP SKILLSASHORE KNOWLEDGEDaysail PlanningChart SymbolsAids to NavigationAnchors and Their UsesThe AnchorageKnotsDock Lines and Their UsesReview QuestionsSKILLS AFLOATAnchoringHeaving ToDocking under SailMooringSummaryPART FIVEBASIC COASTAL CRUISING IASHORE KNOWLEDGETerms and DefinitionsRunning LightsDuties of Skipper and Crew for CruisingRules of the Road under PowerEssential Safety EquipmentReview QuestionsSKILLS AFLOATEngine Operation -- OutboardsTroubleshooting the EngineHandling a Vessel under PowerSummaryPART SIXBASIC COASTAL CRUISING IIASHORE KNOWLEDGESail SelectionWeatherHeavy-Weather SailingReefing SystemsThe Magnetic CompassPreparing for Coastal CruisingRunning Aground and Other NuisancesReview QuestionsSKILLS AFLOATReefingSailing a Compass CourseSteering with the SailsBasic Coastal Cruising ChecklistSummaryPART SEVENSPECIAL SAILING INFORMATIONSpecial Sailing InformationDinghy SailingSailboardsCatamaransLaunching, Storing, and Maintaining Your BoatA Final WordAPPENDIX AAnswers to Review QuestionsAPPENDIX BFloat PlanAPPENDIX CEquipment ChecklistsGLOSSARYACKNOWLEDGMENTSINDEX
Responsibility: Gary Jobson.


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