Want to sail into the sunset but don't know port from starboard? Don't worry! Sailing For Dummies, Australian and New Zealand Edition, covers the latest on boats, gear and racing. This hands-on guide helps you chart a course to sailing success, from getting familiar with nautical terms and seamanship basics to setting sail, navigating, docking and anchoring--even riding out a storm.
Author Biography: JJ Isler won Olymic sailing medals in Sydney and Barcelona. Peter Isler won the America's Cup twice as navigator aboard Dennis Conner's Stars & Stripes. Tony Hollins has been sailing all his life and is a developer of navigation training software.
Series: For Dummies Ser.
Number Of Pages: 496
Published: 25th July 2007
Weight (kg): 0.83