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Introduction to Sailing

Introduction to Sailing Guide CoverEver wonder how a sailboat moves into the wind?  Why some sailboats are faster than others?  The basics of sailboat handling and performance are here in easy-to-understand language that will pique your curiosity and make you eager to set sail soon.

USPS Guides are available to members and the public at various marine supply stores, and also directly from United States Power Squadrons Headquarters by calling 1-888-FOR-USPS between 8:00AM and 4:30PM ET Monday through Friday, or on-line via the United States Power Squadrons Ship's Store.  Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express are accepted.  These guides are also available to USPS members through their Squadron Educational Officer.

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