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SlickApp

Version 2.0

This Sailing App is an interactive learning App that makes learning about sailing an easy and fun experience. You will get unlimited access to articles, instructions,
and quizzes about sailing. Skip the text book and learn how to sail today.

  • Explore all sailing lessons on your iphone at your own pace and time
  • The sailing app will give you all the basic information you need to become a better sailor
  • Test you knowledge in the interactive sailing quiz module
  • The perfect sailing course for both beginners and advanced users.
Available on the iPhone

Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch & iPad. Requires iPhone OS 2.2 or later. Has no data usage after download.

The sailing app covers a broad range of the most common aspects of sailing.

Challenge your self with fun interative quizzes.

The written and interactive content is supported with lots of great illustrations.

LESSONS

The "Learn To Sail" Sailingapp contains material for hours of online learning.
The lessons covers the most common aspects of how to sail and enables you to learn about sailing in an engaging interactive way and at your own pace

Tabel of contents

LESSON: RULES OF THE ROAD
This chapter reviews some of the more important rules set out in the main body of the COLREGS relevant for the recreational boater. It also provides a series of questions enabling readers to test their knowledge.

CHAPTERS:

- Rules of the road explained



LESSON: ROPES AND KNOTS

This chapter offers its own short list; describes how to tie each knot and the main function for which it is designed; summarizes knot safety issues; summarizes knot maintenance issues; and, finally, the chapter provides a series questions enabling readers to test their knowledge.

CHAPTERS:
- Knots overview
- Knots and rope safety
- Rope maintenance
- Test your self

LESSON: SAFETY ON BOARD
This chapter offers general safety tips that are easy and useful to remember; a handy checklist; suggestions on what to do in an emergency; distress signals commonly used to draw attention to an emergency; some health risks that develop typically during maritime emergencies; and, finally, the chapter provides a series of questions enabling readers to test their knowledge.

CHAPTERS:
- Safety tips
- Safety checklist
- What to do in an emergency
- Distress signals
- Health risks
- Test your self

LESSON: WEATHER, WIND & WAVES
This chapter discusses various aspects of weather and waves. These include the formation of wind and the distinction between apparent and true wind; the usefulness of clouds as an indicator of weather; the difference between seas and swell; the various sea states that wind and swell combine to produce as defined by the Beaufort scale; and, finally, the chapter provides a series questions enabling readers to test their knowledge.

CHAPTERS:
- Readning the cloudes
- The Wind
- Reading the waves

LESSON: SHIP NAVIGATION LIGHTS
Navigation lights are critical for the avoidance of collisions and safe navigation at sea.
This chapter provides you with expert knowledge about ship lights.

CHAPTERS:
- Types of lights
- Lights on motorboats
- Lights on sailboats
- Special Lights
- Test your self

LESSON: BOUYS & SEA MARKS
This chapter summarizes the system of cardinal marks, lateral marks and special marks; and, finally, provides a series of questions enabling readers to test their knowledge and learn to to sail aound bouys and seamarks.

CHAPTERS:
- Cardinal Marks
- Lateral Marks
- Special Marks
- Interactive Learning Tool
- Test your self

 

QUIZZES
Acces to hundreds of questions on all aspects of sailing



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Learn To Sail iOS App

Released on 02/12/12
  • New: iOS App launched

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