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USailing''s: Start Sailing Right 1 and 2
Start Sailing Right is used in the US Sailing/American red Cross Program! The instruction is first rate, comprehensive and accurate. Start Sailing right teaches you the safe way to sail. Highly recommended for youngsters, junior programs as well as adults and inexperienced crew.
Part 1 Contents: 1. Sailing Safety 2. Introduction to Sails 3. Capsize Recovery 4. What Makes A Boat Sail 5. Man Overboard.*
Come Sail With Us
This DVD is used by the Marine Institute of San Diego for their training courses. The best learn-to-sail course on cruising type keel sailboats. The only video of its kind! For anyone wishing to learn or teach sailing on a large, keel type cruising sailboat. It covers basic sailing techniques, anchoring, docking, basic navigation, marine radio
, knots, safety and weather. Shows how easy it is to sail! Awarded Video Review magazine''s highest rating – 4 stars!
1.WindPower:The underluying principles of modern sailboats and how they move.
2.Coming and Going: Proper casing-off and docking procedures.
3.Safe Sailing. you''re given useful info. on reading the upcoming weather conditions and how to use a marine radio
for communication with other boats.
4.Anchoring. You''ll learn the right way to do it.
5.Learning the Ropes: Step by Step instructions of the most commonly used knots.
6.Off and Running: Rasing the sails, setting, trimming, and the fundamental sailing maneuvers.
Don Street''s Knots
In this outstanding video, legendary sailor Don Street teaches the knots and their applications so you know when and how to use them, He shows tying knots at normal speed and then cuts to slow close-ups that make it easy to follow each knot tying technique. Then Don shows how he uses the knots aboard Lolaire. Don also teaches tying advanced knots such as the rolling hitch, fishermen''s bend and tow boat hitch, plus tips on using heaving lines
, stowing sail stops, securing halyards, and how to coil, cleat
and repair lines
. Shot on deck in Martinique aboard Don''s famous yawl, Lolaire
The Art of Lofting
Lofting is the process by which a builder draws the design of a boat full size, correcting the errors and fairing the humps and hollows in the skin of the boat before it is built.**
Plus great documentaries like:**
The Incredible Trisan Jones
Tristan Jones: The Psychology of Adventure
Antigua Race Week
War Baby Series:Beyond the Arctic Circle
The Art of Lofting
Tall Ships Quebec ''84, Liberty ‘86
SEA WARRIORS - THE ROYAL NAVY IN THE AGE OF SAIL
and many, many more
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