Fayston, VT, September 18, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- LearnToSail.Net continues to provide ways to help aspiring sailors find the most economical way to learn to sail and at their own pace. They have just released a Learn to Sail Companion DVD featuring full screen TV or PC DVD Movie Sailing Training Video. Over an hour of footage of learning the Points of Sail, Tacking, Jibing, Spinnaker Sailing, Anchoring, Weather, Knots, Splicing, Racing and more.
This beginner sailing DVD is designed to accompany Learn to Sail with Multimedia Vol. I and II, a CDrom that teaches and gives students of sail a jump start on their sailing education investment.
"Beginner sailors for the most part arrive cold turkey for sailing lessons not knowing anything. They register, send their money in and wait for the time to arrive. They sincerely want to learn to sail and have high hopes that the sailing course they have selected will teach them well. This CDrom, with companion DVD used as a preliminary course, will educate them on sailing topics and nomenclature in advance so that they can get the most out of their boating investment. For those on a tight budget, after going through the whole CDrom, DVD and taking the quizzes, the student is ready to go out with a private instructor or experienced friend for the hands on part," states Linda Cullum, CEO of LearnTosail.Net
Structured to follow the order of a typical sailing course, Learn to Sail with Multimedia Vol. I and II and Companion DVD starts the beginner with Parts of a Boat, Wind Theory, Balance and moves on to other topics such as The Points of Sail, Leaving Docks and Moorings, Tacking, Person Overboard Techniques, Righting a Capsize, Knots and Anchoring. These topics are taught on the CDrom using Narration, Animation and Digital Video. There is a Nautical Dictionary, Sailing Terms Glossary and Quiz. The user is free to move around the program as she or he pleases, at whatever pace they set. The CDrom is designed to run on all versions of Windows and is easy to install. The DVD has full screen video and can be played on any DVD player.
Sailing instructional software and video are a useful tools and beneficial to those who want to learn or brush up on their skills. Sailing maneuvers can be taught and practiced anytime of year and conveniently at home. The user controls the pace and level of learning. This allows more time to absorb new information. When it is time for those hands on summer classes, the educated beginner, familiar with terms and technique, will have a greater return on investment.
For more information, please visit LearnToSail.Net