This is the world's largest and most complete boating reference, the standard to which all other works on sailing are compared. Originated by the renowned Glenans sailing school, the work covers everything a sailor needs to know -- the nature of sailing, types and parts of boats, mechanics of wind forces, sail maneuvers for every course and type of weather, meteorology, reading seascapes, navigation techniques, planning and carrying out day trips and long-term cruises. Thousands of diagrams, drawings and photos, including ...

The Glenans Manual of Sailing 1993, David & Charles Publishers

ISBN-13: 9780715300169

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