The Complete Sailing Manual
The ultimate illustrated guide for sailors is now fully revised and updated. With a foreword by Olympic gold medallist Sir Ben Ainslie, and covering the latest developments in sailing and navigation technology, this manual is the undisputed market leader in sailing guides.
The Complete Sailing Manual now offers even more extensive coverage of sailing practice, including foiling catamarans, apparent wind sailing, long-distance cruising, and electronic navigation. Former British national champion Steve Sleight offers a complete tuition course on seamanship, and his expert advice is brought to life with breathtaking action photography.
Packed with essential information, handy diagrams, and step-by-step artwork, this is only sailing handbook you need when out on the waves.
Previous Edition ISBN 9781405392761
Steve Sleight is an experienced author and broadcaster. Formerly a Royal Yachting Association Coach and instructor at the UK's National Sailing Centre, he has taught dinghy sailing, cruising and competitive racing, both in dinghies and in cruiser/racers. He has sailed a wide variety of monohulls and multihulls, from 3m (10ft) to 45m (130ft) long, and has been a successful racing yachtsman and British National Champion.