“This is the best instructional program we have seen.” —Dolphin Book Club
“An excellent job of covering basic seamanship in this program.” —Sailing World
This is the most complete and detailed instructional DVD ever made about sailing, from the moment you first climb aboard, to dropping anchor. Every maneuver and technique is demonstrated clearly with plenty of close ups and action replays. John Rousmaniere demonstrates navigation, sailing and seamanship skills in a clear, easy to follow way. Detailed explanations, action replays and close up photography all combine to make this program extremely specific and easy to follow. 72min.
Subjects covered include:
- Basic navigation and planning a cruise
- Sail handling and sail trim
- Anchoring and docking
- Steering and boat handling
- Safety at sea
- Moving around on deck
- Knots, ropework and much more!
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