Nigel Calder's Cruising Handbook: A Compendium for Coastal and Offshore Sailors

Nigel Calder's Cruising Handbook: A Compendium for Coastal and Offshore Sailors

Nigel Calder


the main finished and important advisor ever written for choosing and equipping a cruising sailboat

no matter if you’re a coastal or offshore cruiser, you’ll locate your so much urgent matters taken care of with the information that makes for skillful, convinced cruising in Nigel Calder’s Cruising instruction manual. the writer -- essentially the most revered marine how-to authors on both sides of the Atlantic, and writer of the universally prominent Boatowner's Mechanical and electric handbook, -- walks you thru all key technical and useful facets of recent cruising structures and kit, giving you a precis of the abilities useful for secure, stress-free crusing.

the 1st half the publication comprises an easy-to-use tabular technique for comparing a boat's suitability for cruising; principles for conceivable deck and inside lay-outs and association; how one can opt for and configure compatible boat structures for cruising; and the way to put in equipment for difficulty loose operation.

The book's moment part teaches you boat dealing with talents; center navigational services; anchoring strategies; climate realizing; heavy climate services; and particular talents for long term and long-distance cruising.

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