Helpful books on sailing

You may want to learn some of the theory before you get out on the water or develop your knowledge further after experiencing the sport.

You can pick up one of the many books that outline the basics of sailing using both words and pictures. For a good range of sailing books visit:

When you first enrol in a Yachting Australia accredited Discover Sailing Course you will be given a book as part of your starter pack:

  • Start Sailing Dinghies – “Start Sailing”
  • Start Sailing Keelboats – “Introductory Keelboat”