In his book Plain Sailing, Dallas Murphy gives new sailors the essential information needed to get on a boat and become a significant crewmember, while also offering experienced sailors a strong reminder of what it means to be out there in the first place. Murphy’s straightforward philosophy is this: learning to see like a sailor means appreciating the inherent beauty of wind on sail. It is a delicate balance of technical training and intuition that leads one to become a successful, happy sailor. For newbie sailors and salty dogs alike, this is a refreshing approach that inevitably leads to a more rewarding sailing experience.
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Presented by Vetus-Maxwell. Got a tip? Send it to email@example.com The double range Every skipper knows about ranging two objects in line to keep the boat on track in a cross-current. What’s less obvious is monitoring both sides of a gap such as a harbor entrance. ...read more