This quirky, lighthearted compilation brings together many of nautical thriller writer Sam Llewellyn's articles for Practical Boat Owner magazine (read by 200, 000 a month). Owner of a traditional Drascombe Lugger, Llewellyn is an advocate of keeping sailing simple, and in this wonderful collection of nautical observations he promotes the minimalist boating lifestyle - whilst poking gentle fun at the expensive, complicated, ostentatious forms of sailing. Laced with humour and tongue in cheek jibes, and illustrated throughout by cartoons from the inimitable Mike Peyton, this is the ideal bunkside read for those who are attracted to the traditional way of sailing and keeping things simple (and cheap!) on the water.a#39;You will be thinking of the Ancient British Seagull, 365 pulls to start and an ownera#39;s manual that owed its style to the speeches of Mussolini. May I introduce you to the new generation of two-cylinder four-strokes?a#39; a#39;Spose, a#39; said Dave. a#39;Start it upanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Minimum Boat|
|Publisher||:||A&C Black - 2010-01-06|