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The entries are in alphabetical order by magazine name and then in chronological sequence.
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A look at learn-to-sail vacations. A description of one family's experience at the Annapolis Sailing School, tips on picking sailing schools, and a list of 21 schools.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1977 (v.55#7) pg. 175

A look at the basics of sailing.
BOYS' LIFE Aug 1978 (v.68#8) pg. 48

How to sail a boat.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #435 Aug 1964 (v.60) pg. 57

Diagrams and text describe basic sailing techniques.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #491 Apr 1969 (v.65) pg. 27

Teaching yourself to sail.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #561 Feb 1975 (v.71) pg. 62

Basic principles for the first-time sailor.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #613 Jun 1979 (v.75) pg. 20

Brief description of what you learn at a sailing school. Estimated cost for a 6-day class: $145.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1972 (v.200#2) pg. 108

Shoal draft mecca. Charter cruising in Florida Bay on a "Black Skimmer" cat yawl. Includes visitor information on Florida Bay, tip on sailing a Black Skimmer, etc.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #58 Dec 1987-Jan 1988 pg. 35

Helm control. An explanation of such terms as "weather helm" or "lee helm" and what you can do to control how comfortably or efficiently a boat sails.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #60 Apr-May 1988 pg. 20

Getting a sailboat under way without power. How to escape a dock, mooring, or anchorage under sail alone.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #61 Jun-Jul 1988 pg. 12
Added Info SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #63 Oct-Nov 1988 pg. 8

Docking and anchoring under sail.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #63 Oct-Nov 1988 pg. 12

Commentary on a gaff-rigged boat's inability to sail to windward or to sail directly downwind.
WOODENBOAT #95 Jul-Aug 1990 pg. 10

Racing gently. Preparing for and participating in classic yacht regattas.
WOODENBOAT #95 Jul-Aug 1990 pg. 55

Sailing a square-rigged boat. Included in an article on the 35-ft., open, double-ended, traditional Norwegian "lestabat" sailing and rowing craft.
WOODENBOAT #95 Jul-Aug 1990 pg. 90

Improve the handling of a large sailboat by moving heavy anchors and anchor chains away from the bow toward the center of the boat.
WOODENBOAT #119 Jul-Aug 1994 pg. 47