The Complete Guide to Sailing & Seamanship (Paperback)

The Complete Guide to Sailing & Seamanship By Twain Braden, Sam Manning (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Twain Braden, Sam Manning (Illustrator)
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An illustrated sailing guide for beginner and expert alike--newly updated!

The Complete Guide to Sailing& Seamanship is the perfect blend of captivating sea stories and essential, basic instructional methods for anyone yearning to sail. Topics include seamanship and boat handling, anchoring and docking, and history and lore alike. 

Chapters include:
  • Knots and Lines
  • Sailboat Anatomy
  • Steering & Sailing
  • Lakes, Harbors, and Bays
  • A Look at the Weather
  • Charts & Navigation
  • Anchoring, Mooring, & Berthing
  • Sailing Gear
  • Boat Maintenance
  • Daily Rhythms
  • Seamanship Basics
  • Rules of the Road

The Complete Guide to Sailing & Seamanship is enhanced with 100 original hand-drawn images by world-renowned marine illustrator Sam Manning.

About the Author

Twain Braden is a member of the American Bar Association and has led wilderness trips and sailing adventures throughout northern New England, the Atlantic Ocean, and Caribbean Sea. He holds a current master mariner’s license and is the author of three books on sailing topics. Twain lives in Peaks Island, Maine, with his wife and their four children.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781510767829
ISBN-10: 1510767827
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication Date: April 19th, 2022
Pages: 216
Language: English