Seaworthy Offshore Sailboat

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Juli 2001



"An invaluable resource. (Vigor's) practical wisdom gives you the know-how and confidence to prepare your boat for the sea."--Cruising World. Here is the book that answer the sailor's fundamental question--"Can my boat take me offshore safely?"--then shows how to make it happen.




Part 1. Defining the Capable Boat

1. Seaworthiness

2. Test Your Boat

3. The Essentials

The Hull

The Bulkheads

The Deck

The Cockpit

The Rudder

The Keel

Part 2. Fitting Out

4. Spars and Rigging

5. Ground Tackle

6. Deck, Cockpit, and Superstructure

7. Engine and Propeller

8. Safety Equipment

9. Navigation Gear

10. Electricity

11. The Galley

12. Creature Comforts

13. Self-Steering Gear

14. What About You?

15. The Paper Chase

Part 3. Theory and Practice

16. Surviving Heavy Weather

17. Anchoring in Practice

18. Gastro-Navigation

19. The Black Box Theory

Appendix 1. Overture's Atlantic Adventure

Appendix 2. Beefing Up a Catalina




John Vigor has sailed more than 15,000 ocean miles in boats 11 to 40 feet. He is the author of The Practical Mariner's Book of Knowledge and The Boatowner's Handbook.
EAN: 9780071376167
ISBN: 007137616X
Untertitel: A Guide to Essential Features Handling and Gear. 100 illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: International Marine Publishing Co
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2001
Seitenanzahl: 232 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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