An Introduction to Open Boat Cruising by Ian Nicolson PDF

By Ian Nicolson

This booklet will attract someone who enjoys small boat cruising, or someone contemplating taking on the game. Ian Nicolson is a well known nautical writer who has consistently been rather partial to open boat cruising. the following he imparts some great benefits of decades spent investigating and indulging during this enjoyable, affordable and intriguing kind of cruising.

He bargains recommendation at the number of an appropriate boat (new or second-hand); what the cruising is like (i.e. least expensive and excessive fun); is helping with rigs and sails; covers trailing, launching and getting the boat ashore; evaluates cruising grounds; indicates the way to plan a cruise; the way to navigate; appears to be like at tents, boat instruments and emergency tactics, and lots more and plenty more.

Throughout, useful, transparent diagrams illustrate each aspect and make the ebook the most accomplished and up to date books at the subject.

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