Near fine condition.The Crowood Press,1991.First UK edition-first printing.Large format blue hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,small nick and scratch on the front cover) with Dj(a couple of small nicks and crease on the edges of the Dj cover),both in near fine condition.Illustrated with over 400 colour action photographs.Nice and clean pages but with some large creases and ink mark on the edges,small nick on the edge of the cover.Nice and clean book with light shelf wear.175pp including Appendices:1.A Four-Language Dictionary For Sailors 2.The Beaufort Scale,index.Price un-clipped. This is another paragraph Product Descriptio: nWindsurfing: Step by Step to Success offers comprehensive coverage of shortboard sailing techniques and equipment, and is aimed at everyone from the first-timer learning waterstart and gybe to the expert sailor attempting the latest moves. An experienced windsurfing instructor gives simple hints on mastering each manoeuver and has produced an exciting array of color photographs which make up detailed instructional sequences for more than 30 shortboard moves. The book also contains a study of top sailors as they perform complex moves, including forward and backward loops. With advice on buying boards, sails, and fins; tips on rigging; and notes on health for windsurfers, this is the ideal manual on a very popular hobby.