Dinghy Sailing

B1549

This book is one of a series of “Star To Finish” titles from a publisher with a fine tradition of publishing affordable manuals, guides and handbooks that achieve a high standard of production.

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NAME: Dinghy Sailing
CLASSIFICATION: Book Reviews
FILE: R1549
DATE: 150309
AUTHOR: Barry Pickthall
PUBLISHER: Wiley Nautical
BINDING: Soft back
PAGES: 191
PRICE: GB£14.99
GENRE: Non Fiction
SUBJECT: Dinghy sailing, boat selection,
rigging, tactics, handling
ISBN: 978-0-470-69754-2
IMAGE: B1549.jpg
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DESCRIPTION

The author developed his lifelong interest in sailing from a chance purchase of a dinghy by his father followed by the family of novice sailors learning how to sail it. Pickthall has followed a career writing about boats and sailing and his brother have all followed different careers all connected with the sea. This illustrates the importance of dinghies and other small craft in maintaining the maritime traditions of an island nation. This book is one of a series of “Star To Finish” titles from a publisher with a fine tradition of publishing affordable manuals, guides and handbooks that achieve a high standard of production. The text is lavishly illustrated in full colour and gains greatly from this. There is all the information necessary to take the novice into dinghy sailing. For many this book will be the start of a lifetime interest. Some will never sail anything other than a dinghy for pleasure. Some will take up competitive sailing. Others will start with dinghies and move on to larger craft.

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