By Professor Floyd Jay Winters

Small Sailboat Sailing Made Simple

Easily remember sailboat terminology with the memory techniques used in this pocket sized sailing manual.

This simple 53-page pocket-sized sailing manual is smart phone ready for your convenience. It includes over 60 clear sailboat photos, well labeled diagrams and figures to help you learn how to sail and to make sailing a safe and enjoyable sport.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Main Parts of a Sailboat
  • Directions on a Boat
  • Sails and Rigging
  • Parts of a Sail
  • Raising the Main Sail
  • Points of Sail
  • Tacking
  • Gybing (Jibing)
  • Comparing a Tack and a Gybe
  • Preventing and Getting out of a Stall
  • Capsize Prevention and Recovery
  • Man Overboard (MOB) (COB)
  • Heave To
  • Aids To Navigation and Terms
  • Sailing Rules of the Road
  • Some Types of Sailboats
  • Basic Knots
  • Miscellaneous Hints and Notes
  • …Plan Your Sail
  • …Too much Wind in Your Sail
  • …Safe Turns
  • …Docking or Coming to Shore
  • …Passing Obstacles
  • …Sculling
  • …Going Backwards
  • …Be Safe!