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Best overall learning to sail reference book is probably Dave Seidman's The Complete Sailor. It is probably the best written, has good illustrations and covers a wider breadth of material than many other sailing primers. About $16 at the local bookstore.

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Like I said before. Not a sailor, but wanna b. Need guidance to a good referrence book

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You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.

—Cpt. Mal Reynolds, Serenity (edited)

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