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Название: Fast Track to Sailing: Learn to Sail in Three Days
Автор: Steve Colgate
Издательство: International Marine
At the Offshore Sailing School, the Colgates have taught more than 100,000 adults how to sail. Now they are making their proven instructional methods available to you so you can fulfill your sailing dreams in little time. Though designed around three days of intensive instruction, the book adapts easily to any learning pace. You can master the fundamentals in three days—or over a summer of leisurely sailing.
Table of Contents:
DAY ONE: GETTING TO KNOW YOUR BOAT
The Language of Sailing | Start Sailing | The Points of Sail
DAY TWO: BUILDING CONFIDENCE AND SKILLS
Wind and Sails: A Powerful Team | Balance and Stability | Handling Heavy Weather and Rescuing Crew
DAY THREE: GOING AND COMING WITH EASE
Mooring, Docking, and Anchoring Under Sail | Right-of-Way Rules and Navigation
Appendix 1: Three-Day Study Program
Appendix 2: Tips and Checklists
Glossary | Index
About the Authors:
Steve Colgate founded the Offshore Sailing School in 1964. He has participated in two America’s Cup trials, 17 Newport-Bermuda races, seven Fastnet Races, the Pan American Games, the Olympics, and six transatlantic races.
Doris Colgate is president and CEO of the Offshore Sailing School and founder of the National Women’s Sailing Association. In 2003, US SAILING awarded the Colgates the Timothea Larr Trophy in recognition of their outstanding leadership and excellence in sailing education.