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Dinghy sailing

Ken Duxbury

Dinghy sailing

by Ken Duxbury

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Sphere in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sailing.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKen Duxbury.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV811
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176,(4)p. :
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21501354M
    ISBN 100722131364
    OCLC/WorldCa16194744

    Learning to sail in a small boat is fundamentally the same regardless of the boat type but traditional courses and books treat catamarans and dinghies separately. Sailing expert and best-selling author, Peter Isler, has combined learning the basics of sailing in both boat types in this revolutionary new book. about singlehanded sailing can be found on discussion forums and the odd magazine articles, this is the first collection of the varied aspects of the sport put together in one place. It .

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