International Marine Book of Sailing by William H. Robinson
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International Marine Book of Sailing
By William H. Robinson

International Marine Book of Sailing

Your Guide to a Lifetime Pursuit

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International Marine Book of Sailing by William H. Robinson

Book Description

A uniquely user-friendly introduction to sailing and a vital manual for a lifetime of enjoyment and adventure on the water Robby Robinson's experience-based approach makes sailing more transparent and accessible than ever and sets a new standard for learn-to-sail books. The International Marine Book of Sailing's how-to text focuses on the actions sailors need to take to sail on their first afternoon (Chapter 1), and then goes on to cover everything from sail trim and seamanship to advanced racing and voyaging, introducing each new skill and technique as it becomes relevant to your progress. This progressive approach yields a book that you will value and use, whether you're a beginner or advanced sailor.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780070532250
ISBN-10: 0070532257
Format: Hardback
(261mm x 210mm x 34mm)
Pages: 528
Imprint: International Marine Publishing Co
Publisher: International Marine Publishing Co
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - William H. Robinson

Robby Robinson is a former SAIL magazine editor, America's Cup challenger, sailing instructor and English teacher. He is coauthor of two books, Night and Fog and Sailors' Secrets.

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