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Sailing Smart: Winning Techniques, Tactics, And Strategies
Sailing Smart is for every sailor who wants to increase his or her knowledge, understanding, and sailing expertise: the local day-sailor who wants a firmer grasp of the fundamentals, as well as the se…
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