Hints to Young Yacht Skippers
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Hints to Young Yacht Skippers

By Thomas Fleming Day
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  • Hints TO Young Yacht Skippers BY THOMAS FLEMING DAY Editor “The Rudder,” Author of “On Yachts and Yacht Handling,” “Songs of Sea and Sail,” Etc. Illustrations by Warren Sheppard NEW YORK AND LONDON The Rudder Publishing Company 1904
  • INTRODUCTION.
    • Buying a Boat:
    • Buying a Racer:
    • Buying a Cruiser:
    • Buying a Boat Afloat:
    • Buying From Fads:
    • Buying From Reason:
    • Buying out of repair:
    • Buying through a broker:
    • Inventory:
    • Nautical instruments, charts, etc.:
    • Boat’s name:
    • Masts:
    • Masts:
    • Booms:
    • Rigging on racing craft:
    • Hoops:
    • Blocks:
    • Spinnaker pole, how to rig it for racing:
    • Spinnakers:
    • Spinnakers:
    • Spinnaker, to shift one from side to side:
    • Spinnaker, to set a, when rigged with a lift:
    • Spinnaker pole:
    • Crew, stations for:
    • Crew stations for getting underway:
    • Light sails, handling:
    • Crew stations for reefing:
    • Crew stations for setting a spinnaker:
    • Sails:
    • Sails:
    • Sails:
    • Sails:
    • Hoisting sails:
    • Stowing sails:
    • Sail covers:
    • Storm jibs:
    • Shifting jibs in heavy weather:
    • Coils of gear:
    • Running gear:
    • Running rigging:
    • Jib sheets:
    • Peak downhaul:
    • Mainsail hoisting on track:
    • Reefing at night:
    • Reefing:
    • Tacks for reefing:
    • Pendants for reefing:
    • Reefing:
    • Reefing:
    • Reefing:
    • Reef, shaking out a:
    • Reefing before starting:
    • Running off:
    • Running off in a seaway:
    • Mainsheet:
    • Jibing a mainsail:
    • Wearing a yawl:
    • Steering a yawl:
    • Jibing a yawl:
    • Coming to at a dock:
    • Lying at a dock or pier:
    • Clubbing:
    • Sailing in a current:
    • Sailing against current:
    • Tide under the lee:
    • Current, sailing in a calm:
    • Anchored in a current:
    • Heaving-to:
    • Lying-to:
    • Lee shores:
    • Weather shore:
    • Caught on a lee shore:
    • Miss-staying in a seaway:
    • Miss-staying in a seaway:
    • Caught on a lee shore:
    • Sailing in a seaway:
    • Sailing in a seaway:
    • Mizzen on a yawl:
    • Mizzen on a yawl:
    • Working to windward:
    • Working to windward:
    • Working to windward cruising:
    • Light sails, sheeting:
    • Rounding a mark:
    • Rounding a mark:
    • Rounding a mark:
    • Rounding, a windward mark:
    • Trimming:
    • Balloon-jib sheet, to shift a:
    • Shroud-parting:
    • Burst main sheet:
    • Mast carried away:
    • Burst bobstay:
    • Want of speed, i:
    • Want of speed, ii:
    • Want of speed, iii:
    • Speed, to judge:
    • Towing:
    • Towing alongside:
    • Towing:
    • Towing, to tack when:
    • Anchors:
    • To get an anchor in a seaway:
    • To get a line on a fluke:
    • To sweep an anchor:
    • To lay out an anchor:
    • To lay out a heavy anchor:
    • To raise a heavy anchor:
    • Anchoring:
    • Moorings:
    • Making a mooring:
    • Making a mooring to leeward:
    • Mooring hook:
    • Mooring warp:
    • Mooring chain:
    • Dropping a mooring:
    • Moorings:
    • Hawsers:
    • Chain:
    • Anchored in an exposed harbor:
    • Anchor light:
    • Lights:
    • Light, a flare:
    • Lights, binnacle:
    • Side lights:
    • Stern light:
    • Water tanks:
    • Water:
    • Medicine chest:
    • Log:
    • Barometers:
    • Weather:
    • Winds:
    • Winds:
    • Squalls:
    • Squalls:
    • Squalls, time of:
    • Squall, struck by a:
    • Tides:
    • Tides:
    • Tides:
    • High water:
    • High water:
    • Tides:
    • Attraction:
    • Working craft and steamers:
    • Coasters:
    • Anchored vessels:
    • Underway, vessels:
    • Cruising:
    • Making a quick run:
    • Accidents to men:
    • Lead line, to make a:
    • Leaks:
    • Leaks:
    • Leaks:
    • Leaks:
    • Leaks:
    • Leaks, stopping:
    • Leak, to frap a:
    • Scupper-pipe leaking:
    • Lookout reports:
    • Side lights:
    • Working forward at night:
    • Lookout:
    • Watch tackle:
    • Tack, which:
    • Off the wind:
    • Right of way:
    • Swigging a tackle:
    • Reef points:
    • Peak halyards:
    • Crew and skipper:
    • Skipper’s duties:
    • Skipper and mate:
    • Standing order to mate:
    • Crew, discipline:
    • Injury to sails:
    • Mending sails:
    • Knotting and splicing:
    • Washing down:
    • Keeping clean below:
    • Tool box:
    • Bos’n stores:
    • Pump:
    • Pumping:
    • Ballast:
    • Ballast, kinds of:
    • Bilges:
    • Gasolene pipes:
    • Lead line:
    • Knife:
    • Oars:
    • Lashings and stops:
  • INDEX
  • TECHNICAL AND PRACTICAL
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