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