Handling Sailboats Under Power
Teaches sailors all they need to know about how to handle a sailboat using an engine. This is especially important when you are maneuvering in close quarters, in and around moorings, docks and marinas. This program provides thorough instruction in sailboat handling, docking, close quarter maneuvers, handling strong currents and steering a course. Subjects Covered Include: Basics of Handling Sailboats Under Power, Approaching Docks/Moorings, Maneuvering in Close Quarters, Departing Slips and Docks, Wind to Your Port, Steering a Course, Wind to Your Starboard, Downwind, Upwind, Engine Maintenance, Handling Strong Currents, Backing, Trimming, Rules of the Road (Under Power), Paddle Wheel Effect, Clearing the Lines, Maneuvering in Close Quarters.