For anyone considering setting sail. Essential reading, whether you’re dipping your toe in the water for the first time, or a seasoned sea-dog brushing up your skills.
Find out how to get started: explore different boats, what to wear, and discover the correct kit to pack for rivers, lakes or the high seas. Learn the essential techniques, from rigging and launching your boat to advanced tacking, gibing and starting to race. Plus, get the low-down on navigating your vessel and handling emergencies.
Take time to research before you go: explore the top sailing destinations of the world, whether you fancy cruising in the Mediterranean or drifting through the warm Caribbean.
Foreword by Ellen Macarthur. 352 pages PB