The information in this book is meant to supplement, not replace, proper on-the-water sailing
training. Like any sport involving speed, equipment, balance and environmental factors, sailing poses some inherent risk. The authors and publisher advise readers to take full responsibility for their safety and know their limits. Before practicing the skills described in this book, be sure that your equipment is well maintained, and do not take risks beyond your level of experience, aptitude, training, and comfort level. There are no expressed warranties or guarantees given with this book or simulator or on any related or associated material(s) or training.