Fast Track to Sailing: Learn to Sail in Three Days by Steve ColgateFast Track to Sailing: Learn to Sail in Three Days by Steve Colgate

Fast Track to Sailing: Learn to Sail in Three Days

bySteve Colgate, Doris Colgate

Paperback | March 13, 2009

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The learn-to-sail book for when you are in a hurry to gain your sea legs

At the Offshore Sailing School, the Colgates havetaught more than 100,000 adults how to sail. Now theyare making their proven instructional methods availableto you so you can fulfill your sailing dreams in little time.Though designed around three days of intensiveinstruction, the book adapts easily to any learning pace.You can master the fundamentals inthree days--or over a summer of leisurely sailing.

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...
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Title:Fast Track to Sailing: Learn to Sail in Three DaysFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:10.8 × 8.6 × 0.4 inShipping dimensions:10.8 × 8.6 × 0.4 inPublished:March 13, 2009Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071615199

ISBN - 13:9780071615198

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Table of Contents

DAY ONE: GETTING TO KNOW YOUR BOAT
1 The Language of Sailing
2 Start Sailing
3 The Points of Sail
DAY TWO: BUILDING CONFIDENCE AND SKILLS
4 Wind and Sails: A Powerful Team
5 Balance and Stability
6 Handling Heavy Weather and Rescuing Crew
DAY THREE: GOING AND COMING WITH EASE
7 Mooring, Docking, and Anchoring Under Sail
8 Right-of-Way Rules and Navigation
Appendix 1: Three-Day Study Program
Appendix 2: Tips and Checklists
Glossary
Index