Sailing Guide - Learn to sail

Sailing Guide - Learn to sail

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Sailing Guide - Learn to sail is an interactive learning app that makes learning about sailing an easy and fun experience.

You will get unlimited access to articles, instructions and quizzes about sailing. Skip the text book and learn how to sail today.

You can explore more than 20 sailing lessons at your own pace and time. The perfect sailing course for both beginners and advanced users.

The “Learn to sail” app contains material for hours of learning. Unlike other apps we cover a wide variety of the most common aspects of sailing.

After going through all the educational articles you will gain a unique understanding of all aspects of sailing a boat. This will help you become a better sailor and also help your pass exams on sailing.

Remember, you can always test your knowledge by taking the quiz’s.

The “Learn to sail” app is based on the popular learning system of www.sailinglessonsonline.com.

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¤ Lesson: RULES OF THE ROAD
This lesson reviews some of the more important rules set out in the main body of the COLREGS relevant for the recreational boater.

Chapters:
- Rules of the road explained in 3 chapters.
- Multiple choice quiz

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¤ Lesson: ROPES AND KNOTS
This lesson offers its own short list; describes how to tie each knot and the main function for which it is designed; summarizes knot safety issues; summarizes knot maintenance issues.

Chapters:
- Knots overview
- Knots and rope safety
- Rope maintenance
- Multiple choice quiz

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¤ Lesson: SAFETY ON BOARD
This lesson offers general safety tips that are easy and useful to remember; a handy checklist; suggestions on what to do in an emergency; distress signals commonly used to draw attention to an emergency; some health risks that develop typically during maritime emergencies.

Chapters:
- Safety tips
- Safety checklist
- What to do in an emergency
- Distress signals
- Health risks
- Multiple choice quiz

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¤ Lesson: WEATHER, WIND & WAVES
This lesson discusses various aspects of weather and waves. These include the formation of wind and the distinction between apparent and true wind; the usefulness of clouds as an indicator of weather; the difference between seas and swell; the various sea states that wind and swell combine to produce as defined by the Beaufort scale.

Chapters:
- Reading the clouds
- The Wind
- Reading the waves
- Multiple choice quiz

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¤ Lesson: SHIP NAVIGATION LIGHTS
Navigation lights are critical for the avoidance of collisions and safe navigation at sea.
This lesson provides you with expert knowledge about ship lights.

Chapters:
- Types of lights
- Lights on motorboats
- Lights on sailboats
- Special Lights
- Multiple choice quiz

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¤ Lesson: BOUYS & SEA MARKS
this lesson summarizes the system of cardinal marks, lateral marks and special marks.

Chapters:
- Cardinal Marks
- Lateral Marks
- Special Marks
- Multiple choice quiz

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Comments and ratings for Sailing Guide - Learn to sail
  • (72 stars)

    by A Google User on 03/01/2014

    Great

  • (72 stars)

    by Robert Stack on 22/09/2013

    cant belive its free! great for brushing up on navigation. well worth a download for all sailers.

  • (72 stars)

    by Harry Owens on 04/05/2013

    it is just the best app I have ever seen, the best thing is you do not need internet access