The undisputed market leader in sailing guides, this fully revised and updated sailing manual, with a foreword by Olympic gold medallist Sir Ben Ainslie, features all of the latest developments in sailing and navigation technology and techniques.
In The Complete Sailing Manual, former British national champion Steve Sleight offers a lifetime of expert advice and guidance in the form of complete tuition course on seamanship that is brought to life with breathtaking action photography and clear illustrations. It offers extensive coverage of sailing practice, including foiling catamarans, apparent wind sailing, long-distance cruising, and electronic navigation.
Packed with essential information, handy diagrams, and step-by-step artwork, this is only sailing handbook you need when out on the waves.
Previous Edition ISBN 9781405392761
Steve Sleight is an experienced author and broadcaster. Formerly a Royal Yachting Association Coach and instructor at the UK's National Sailing Centre, he has taught dinghy sailing, cruising and competitive racing, both in dinghies and in cruiser/racers. He has sailed a wide variety of monohulls and multihulls, from 3m (10ft) to 45m (130ft) long, and has been a successful racing yachtsman and British National Champion.