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Author Name:    CALAHAN, H.A

Title:   Learning to Sail. First Edition

Publisher:    Macmillan, New York, 1932, 

Seller ID:   35821

CALAHAN, H.A. Learning to Sail. New York : Macmillan, 1932. First Printing.Pp 316. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 2052 : "Very useful. Not seriously dated.", M orris & Howland p.25. A dandy vintage guide to small yacht sailing. Contents include: "The Selection of a Boat"; "The Mooring"; "Acquiring a Vocabulary"; "Looking Her Over-Preliminary Warnings"; "Three Useful Knots"; "Bendingand Hoisting Sail"; "Reefing"; "The Theory of Sailing"; "Before the Wind"; "Sailing to Windward"; "Reaching"; "Making and Clearing a Dock or Mooring" ; "Helmsmanship"; "Ballast and Trim"; "Seventeen Ways to Get Into Trouble";"Seventeen or More Ways to Get Out of Trouble"; "Capsizing"; "What to do i n a Thunderstorm"; "Sailing in a Tideway"; "Laying To"; "Waves"; "CoastwiseNavigation"; "Marlinespike Seamanship"; "Standing and Running Rigging"; "L ight Sails"; "Rules of the Road-Right of Way"; "Handling the Dinghy"; "Careof the Hull"; "Care of Sails"; "Winter Storage and Care"; "Fitting Out". R ubbed with very slight edgwear, slightly cocked, owner's signature, else very good. 65.00


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