The Sailing Bible: The Complete Guide For All Sailors From Novice To  Expert by Jeremy EvansThe Sailing Bible: The Complete Guide For All Sailors From Novice To  Expert by Jeremy Evans

The Sailing Bible: The Complete Guide For All Sailors From Novice To Expert

byJeremy Evans, Pat Manley, Barrie Smith

Hardcover | September 13, 2019

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"Sailing is a popular sport and this book is a very comprehensive treatment of the subject.... The volume is well illustrated with color photographs [and] this reviewer was impressed by the constant stress the authors place on safety at sea.... This title is recommended for general reference collections."
--American Reference Books Annual

The Sailing Bible is for all sailors, whatever their level of experience. It provides novice sailors with all that they need to take to the water and helps experienced sailors improve their skills and deepen their knowledge. Instruction ranges from learning the anatomy of a boat to handling emergencies. An extraordinary amount of sound advice and expert tips will help all sailors to build their skills and knowledge, and help to ensure safety and increase enjoyment on the water.

This second edition has been revised to include updated maps and charts and current information on GPS and other factors related to navigation. The book's eight chapters cover a comprehensive range of more than 150 beginner to advanced topics for all sailors. The material covered includes:

  • Dinghies and yachts
  • Cruising and racing
  • Launching, helming, trapezing and capsizing
  • Racing techniques and tactics
  • Buoys, tides, charts and navigation
  • Anchoring and marina berthing
  • Knots, ropes and flags
  • Boat etiquette and seamanship
  • Safety and emergencies and much more.
  • Hundreds of color photographs, explanatory drawings and navigation charts illustrate and further explain the important content. Call-out boxes and sidebars highlight information for easy reference and serve as reminders to the sailor.

    The Sailing Bible is the most comprehensive guide to the exciting sport of sailing. Fully updated and exceptionally well-priced, it is the ideal choice as a reference to keep onboard, as a resource in preparation for certification or as a practical gift for a new sailor of any age.

    Jeremy Evans writes sailing books for the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) and also writes for Yachting Monthly and Yachts and Yachting magazines. Pat Manley is an RYA Yachtmaster Instructor, a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Navigation and a member of the Yachting Journalists Association. He has written several books on boat mainte...
    Title:The Sailing Bible: The Complete Guide For All Sailors From Novice To ExpertFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:400 pages, 10 × 7.75 × 0.13 inShipping dimensions:10 × 7.75 × 0.13 inPublished:September 13, 2019Publisher:Firefly BooksLanguage:English

    The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

    ISBN - 10:0228101824

    ISBN - 13:9780228101826


    Editorial Reviews

    [Review for the U.K. edition:] Lavishly illustrated, sharp photography, a first-class introductory text.