This modern light centreboard craft is growing in popularity as a cruising and racing boat. The emphasis here is on correct maintenance as a vital factor in successful racing and cruising. The author discusses periodic survey, first aid to dinghies, rigging, finishes, masts and spars, block fittings and fastenings, centreboards and rudders, and sails. The text is fully illustrated with charts, diagrams, drawings and photographs. Imported from England- but the language and the sport are international.