Racing Dinghy Handling

Racing Dinghy Handling

Racing Dinghy Handling

This is a book that aims to provide the beginner with a sound introduction to dinghy handling with a view to eventually acquiring race-winning skills. A useful read for anyone who requires information and to gain confidence before entering the sport. It may also be of service to those with more experience. Contents Include: Dinghy Classes - Buying a Boat - Crewing - Rigging and Jobs Ashore - Getting Afloat and Ashore - Mainly on Sail Trimming - Weight Distribution, Balance and Kicking Straps - Heavy and Light Weight Weather Tasks - Helming - Helmsman's Responsibilities - Sail Trimming and Steering - Positions and Predicaments - Maintenance of the Hull - Maintenance of Spars, Rigging, Sails and Gear - Joining an Club - Safety Measures - Some of the Many Clubs Giving Regular Races for Dinghies

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Racing Dinghy Handling
Language: en
Pages: 132
Authors: Ian Proctor
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-11 - Publisher: Read Country Books

This is a book that aims to provide the beginner with a sound introduction to dinghy handling with a view to eventually acquiring race-winning skills. A useful read for anyone who requires information and to gain confidence before entering the sport. It may also be of service to those with
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Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Library of Congress
Categories: Subject headings, Library of Congress
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher:

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Library of Congress Subject Headings
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Library of Congress, Library of Congress. Subject Cataloging Division, Library of Congress. Office for Subject Cataloging Policy
Categories: Subject headings
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher:

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The National Union Catalog, Pre-1956 Imprints
Language: en
Pages: 698
Authors: Library of Congress, Library of Congress. Subject Cataloging Division, Library of Congress. Office for Subject Cataloging Policy
Categories: Union catalogs
Type: BOOK - Published: 1968 - Publisher:

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Higher Performance Sailing
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Frank Bethwaite
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-04 - Publisher: A&C Black

'Monumental!' - Bob Ross, Australian Sailing High Performance Sailing is now regarded as the bible of racing sailors and carries a string of endorsements from high achievers. Since its publication in 1984, racing yachts and dinghies have developed out of all recognition - a new high-tech breed of 'apparent wind'

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