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Steven R. Van Hook

   Tips for Single-Hand & Solo Sails

The ability to sail single-handed is a big boost to your comfort and confidence levels, but requires a well-trimmed set of skills. Here's 
a primer list of tips and tactics to have at the ready.

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        Sailing Reference & Resource Texts 

It's fun and frequently enlightening to take a quick glance at the bookcases of other sailors. Here are some of my all-time favorite sailing reference books and resources sitting handy on my shelves.
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How to pick a boat, pick a crew, pick your days, and much more in this expert collection.

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Your sailing kit: how to trim your sails, set an anchor, navigate home, weather through a storm, crawl through a fog, and many other essentials.

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