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An introduction to windsurfing

by Farrel O"Shea

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Published by Gallery Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[Farrel O"Shea]
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV811.63.W56 O83 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination112 p. :
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24394378M
ISBN 100831770732
ISBN 109780831770730
OCLC/WorldCa16797976

INTRODUCTION TO WINDSURFING. HISTORY OF WINDSURFING: Most people regard Windsurfing to be the brainchild of two southern Californians, Jim Drake (sailor) and Hoyle Schweitzer (surfer), who combined their two sports into a workable, if not somewhat unusual, new hybrid sport. The CB is a "long narrow plank" that sticks out under the (windsurfing) board, somewhere in the middle and behind the mast. That is if you push the handle backward - so it can descend. If you do not, it remains hidden inside the board. Beginners will find that it .

Windsurfing Level 3 Level 3 develops skills learnt in Level 2 and aims to progress them to the next competency stage enabling you to confidently windsurf. Bring a change of clothes, towels, shoes that can get wet, sunblock, and a hat.   Windsurfing: The Complete Guide Paperback – 1 July out of 5 stars Possibly the best introduction to windsurfing. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 12 September I thought this was possibly the best insight to learning to windsurf/5(9).

An Introduction To Windsurfing: $70 This group lesson offers a taste of windsurfing with a heavy emphasis on fun. After approximately 1-hour of instruction, the student will learn to balance, cruise back and forth and turn around while on the board. 2 additional hours of practice fo. Description: Combine the thrill, freedom and exhilaration of surfing, skiing and sailing, and you have an understanding of the attraction of windsurfing. This book is the ultimate guide to windsurfing; packed full of information and with photographs by John Carter, it offers a full explanation of equipment, a detailed description of the basic as well as intermediate and advanced techniques, and has specific chapters .


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