Sailing for Kids by Tim Davison, Steve Kibble


Sailing for Kids by Tim Davison, Steve Kibble

Sailing for Kids is aimed at children aged 8-15 who are taking their first steps into the fantastic world of sailing. Packed full of colour photographs and diagrams, this straightforward and easy-to-understand guide is the perfect introduction to the sport. It is based on the Optimist dinghy, which is the most popular children's sailing dinghy worldwide, and endorsed by the UK Optimist Class Association. Topics covered include what to wear, setting up the boat, sailing and safety. For those who want to go further, there are also tips on sailing faster and preparing to race.


Whether you end up sailing for fun, club racing or aspire to reach Olympic standard, this book is an excellent starting point ... The Optimist Class Association in the UK is delighted to recommend this book. (UK Optimist Class Association) 'This volume should go down a treat with any aspiring young racers.

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About the Author

Tim Davison is a highly experienced sailor. He has been Laser (Masters) European and National Champion and British Moth National Champion. He is the author of over 10 sailing books, including the best-selling Laser Book and Racing: A Beginner's Guide.Steve Kibble is a keen sailor who was heavily involved in the Optimist Class' administration and training for several years.

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48 pages


Tim Davison, Steve Kibble
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Publication date

15th July 2015



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