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Maneuver and Dock Your Sailboat Under Power: High Winds, Current, Tight Marina, Backing In? No Problems! (Paperback)

Maneuver and Dock Your Sailboat Under Power: High Winds, Current, Tight Marina, Backing In? No Problems! Cover Image
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Let the experts at NauticEd teach you the smart way to handle your sailboat!

If you skipper a sailboat, you know the inherent dangers of docking and maneuvering in a tight marina with high winds and current. Just one ding can cost hundreds of dollars and worse than that, major embarrassment.

The experts at NauticEd offer a painless solution with this concise series of practice exercises using real maneuvering techniques—with clear explanations on how you can always be in full control or your boat in the marina. Once you master these exercises, you will confidently maneuver your sailboat in any marina in the world under whatever conditions are thrown at you.

Grab this book, grab a friend, some (non-alcoholic) libations, and a sandwich and get out on the water for a fun enjoyable day of maneuvering practice.

Here is what one of NauticEd’s students had to say:

“I’ve sailed for the last thirty-plus years and have a fifty-ton master’s credential. I’m constantly learning something new or forgotten from NauticEd.”

About the Author

Grant Headifen is the global director of education for NauticEd, a leading international sailing education and certification company. His passion and focus is to make sailing education available and accessible to those who share his love of the water. With a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas, Austin, Headifen brings a unique approach to sailing education. He is able to explain the very technical in simple, practical pieces to allow anyone to grasp the concepts. His goal: to give sailors the knowledge and the competence to sail like an expert anywhere in the world. Originally from New Zealand, Grant lives in Austin, Texas, with his daughter (his other passion).

Product Details
ISBN: 9781944824068
ISBN-10: 1944824065
Publisher: Seahorse
Publication Date: November 1st, 2016
Pages: 136
Language: English