aBelongs in the bookshelf of every cruising vessel.aaBlue Water Sailing aIf you are serious about that extended voyage, read The Voyageras Handbook.aaSailing aEvery now and then a new voice emerges in the world of sailing literature that stands out, a voice that is both clear and of lasting quality. The appearance of such a new voice is something of an event, and thatas what wead call the publication of The Voyageras Handbook.aaBlue Water Sailing This inspirational and comprehensive manual leads you step by step through every aspect of choosing, planning, and following the voyageras life. Using three example boats representing three cruising lifestylesaSimplicity, Moderation, and HighlifeaBeth Leonard helps make your bluewater dreams come true, whether youare sailing on a shoestring or a CEOas pension. Starting with the things you canat do withoutaan enthusiastic crew, a seaworthy boat, and, of course, moneyaLeonard offers sage advice on how to select crewmembers who are truly committed to the voyage, how to choose the right boat for you, and how to find just the right approach to financing your voyage and making the most of every dollar spent. Managing life from a floating home and keeping that home livable, seaworthy, and safe requires you to become, among other things, the shipas purser, engineer, doctor, cook, and cruise director. Youall discover how to prepare for these new roles and put necessary equipment and arrangements in place before you untie your docklines. This exquisitely detailed guide also helps you master the skills youall need to handle a boat at sea with a small crew, including Weather forecasting Passage planning Watchkeeping Heavy-weather sailing Emergency management Midocean repairs Complete with dozens of easy-to-use graphs and tables for quick reference, along with the hard-won wisdom of experienced cruisers, The Voyageras Handbook is the ultimate resource for anyone who is planning, preparing for, or just dreaming about a great adventure on the high seas.Various solutions for sealing the deck pipe were discussed in the Make Your Boat Water- tight section in Chapter 4. ac Deck leaks. A damp ... You may also need separate parts manuals that list part numbers. Survey your manuals ... Contact the manufacturer and order or download the complete shop manual. This will be youranbsp;...
|Title||:||The Voyager's Handbook|
|Publisher||:||McGraw Hill Professional - 2006-12-07|