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Publisher's Summary

Learn Sailing Fun and Easy is focused on helping the listener understand and remember. Written by a career teacher and coach, it stands out with its use of many helpful teaching methods, association memory techniques, reminders, and fun hints. These learning aids will help the listener easily grasp and remember sailing terms, maneuvers, and safety tips.

A sea of water riddles are splashed throughout the audiobook to make the guide even more entertaining. If you want to learn how to sail a Sunfish, Laser, Opti, O’pen Bic, or even a small keelboat, Learn Sailing Fun and Easy is a great place to start.

Check out the topics that will be covered:

  • Main Parts of a Sailboat
  • Directions on a Boat
  • Sails and Rigging
  • Rigging a Sunfish in Photos
  • Parts of a Sail
  • Raising and Storing the Main Sail
  • Points of Sail
  • Trimming Your Sail and Telltales
  • Heeling and Hiking
  • Apparent Wind
  • Tacking
  • Jibing (Gybing)
  • Comparing a Tack and a Gybe
  • Preventing and Getting Out of a Stall
  • Capsize Prevention and Recovery
  • Man Overboard (MOB) (COB)
  • Heave To
  • Basic Anchoring Tips
  • Basic Docking Tips
  • Aids to Navigation and Terms
  • Sailing Rules of the Road
  • Safety Tips
  • PFDs (Lifejackets) 
  • VHS Marine Radios
  • Some Types of Sailboats
  • Basic Knots

Miscellaneous Hints and Notes including:

  • Plan Your Sail
  • Very Simple Navigation
  • Keep the Wind in Your Sail
  • If Overpowered by Too Much Wind
  • Safe Turns
  • Read the Water
  • Passing Obstacles
  • Sculling
  • Going Backwards
  • Steering Without a Tiller
  • Transporting Dinghies
  • A Few Old Sailing Phrases Used Today
©2020 Floyd Jay Winters (P)2021 Floyd Jay Winters

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