New 2019 revised edition. 208 pages. Illustrated. This book covers all skills for Sail Canada's introductory Learn to Cruise program. Guides a novice sailor through the language of sailing, rigging sails and lines, and safely operating the sailboat under power or sail. Also covers basic navigation, the Canadian buoyage system, tides and currents, reefing in heavy winds, heaving to, and recovering a person overboard.