Basic Cruising Manual


A valuable learning resource for all students taking the Sail Canada Cruising Standards.
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Sail Canada Basic Cruising Skills is offered in full colour and serves to thoroughly complement the Sail Canada standard. Written by Gillian West – and edited by Sail Canada’s Cruising Panel, the 202 page text serves as a resource for students and Instructors, as well as persons generally interested in sailboat cruising.

Here is what is offered inside the introductory resource:
• Keel boating language and terminology
• Safe keelboat operation under sail & power
• Coastal Navigation
• Buoyage System, tides & charts
• Handling emergencies and sailing in heavy winds
• Points of sail and Heaving to
• Recovering a person from overboard and much more


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