Beginner's Guide to Sailing A.H.Drummond, Jr 1971 Doubleday & Company

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Set sail with confidence using A.H. Drummond, Jr.'s Beginner's Guide to Sailing. Published in 1971 by Doubleday & Company, this comprehensive guide is tailored for novices and sailing enthusiasts.

With over 100 diagrams and photographs, Drummond’s book makes learning the art and science of sailing accessible and enjoyable. Drummond draws on his twenty years of sailing experience and a decade of writing and editing textbooks to create a resource that fosters a deep appreciation for maritime skills and seamanship.


  • Title: Beginner's Guide to Sailing
  • Author: A.H. Drummond, Jr.
  • Publication Date: 1971
  • Publisher: Doubleday & Company
  • Format: Hardcover with dust jacket
  • Pages: 221
  • Dimensions: 9 x 7 x 1 inches
  • Language: English
  • Condition: Includes personal notes and a pamphlet on Boat Buying from 1980. Wear on the dust jacket (check photos for specifics).

Author Information:

A.H. Drummond, Jr. dedicated his career to writing educational materials on sailing. His expertise and passion for the sport are evident throughout his work, making this guide both informative and inspiring.

With twenty years of sailing experience and a decade of writing and editing textbooks, Drummond provides clear, practical advice to help you master the basics of sailing.

Anchor Your Knowledge:

Dive into sailing with A.H. Drummond, Jr.'s expert guidance. This book is a must-have for any aspiring sailor.

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