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Old 02-25-2013
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Re: First time on the water today, I could use some advice!

I'd think it'd be worth investing in a sailing instruction book. There are many good ones. For me (maybe I'm just old) having a piece of paper with a drawing showing the points of sail and how the sheets should be handled is invaluable.
Sailing: The Basics: The Book That Has Launched Thousands: Dave Franzel: 9781585748075: Amazon.com: Books Sailing: The Basics: The Book That Has Launched Thousands: Dave Franzel: 9781585748075: Amazon.com: Books


one I have that's less than $10.

There are many good web sites, too. But unless you print out the pages, you can't take take the web with you. And, IMHO, there's a level of quality from a book that is published and printed that tends to be a cut above random web sites.
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