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Basic Principles

Practical Suggestions

  • While in port, get to know the names of the parts of the boat and how to rig it.
  • With the boat facing the wind, learn how to hoist and take down the sails.
  • On the water, get familiar with the reactions of the boat to the tiller. 
  • Note the wind direction, and find the best setting of the sails on every point of sailing. Practise going about smartly.

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