Racing Dinghy Maintenance

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Read Books, Jul 1, 2006 - Sports & Recreation - 160 pages
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'The attractions of dinghy sailing are many and varied. There is an enjoyment of being afloat and getting healthy exercise in the open air; the satisfaction of having secured a tactical victory and outsailed one's competitors is another source of delight, while the appreciation of the skill of someone else in sailing a better race should not fail to arouse pleasure and interest.' This book is a great source of interest and knowledge as well as a spur to successful racing and a guide to proud ownership. Contents Include: Periodic Survey and First Aid - Rigging, Wire and Wire Rope - Rigging - Cordage - Varnish, Enamel and Other Finishes - Scraping and Smoothing - Applying Varnish - Masts and Spars - Blocks, Fittings and Fastenings - Centreboards and Rudders - Sails - Getting Them Right - Keeping Them Right

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