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the basics of sailing
yacht rigs
hoisting sail
points of the wind
apparent wind
first time yacht cruising
getting into crewing
docking without tears
docking broadside to wind
line handling
sailing knots
anchoring tips
how to kedge


points of the wind

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CLOSE HAULED CLOSE HAULED HEAD TO WIND  'IN STAYS' CLOSE REACH CLOSE REACH BEAM REACH BEAM REACH BROAD REACH BROAD REACH RUNNING