The Classic Guide to Sailing

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Edward Knight was a journalist, adventurer and yachtsman who compiled the knowledge he had acquired on sailing into Small Boat Sailing, one of the first manuals on the subject. The book influenced a generation of sailors, not least Arthur Ransome, whose Swallows and Amazons characters refer to it. Including contemporary sketches, illustrations and photographs, this is a newly set version of the 1902 edition of Knight's classic.

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The Classic Guide to Sailing

The Classic Guide to Sailing

Hardback224pp Illustrated197x125mm

9781445642147     Product Code: 221230

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Edward Knight was a journalist, adventurer and yachtsman who compiled the knowledge he had acquired on sailing into Small Boat Sailing, one of the first manuals on the subject. The book influenced a generation of sailors, not least Arthur Ransome, whose Swallows and Amazons characters refer to it. Including contemporary sketches, illustrations and photographs, this is a newly set version of the 1902 edition of Knight's classic.

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