This book is the most comprehensive, helpful and up to date guide ever written on selecting, equipping and sailing a cruising yacht. Destined to become the bible for prospective boat buyers and cruisers, whether coastal or world-girdling, it successfully covers all the technical and practical aspects of cruising yachts and systems in one unique book. Written by Nigel Calder, one of the most respected nautical how-to authors with extensive cruising experience and a rare ability to reduce complexities to simple explanations, this book shows the reader not only how to select and equip a yacht for coastal or offshore cruising, but also how to sail and navigate it, addressing the concerns of beginners and experienced owners alike. This is the book the cruising world has long been waiting for. There is, quite literally, nothing else like it.
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Nigel Calder is a boatbuilder, cabinetmaker, machinist and diesel mechanic. He is widely acknowledged as the world's foremost writer on boat systems and maintenance, and has published more than 800 magazine articles in SAIL, Cruising World, Ocean Navigator, Professional Boatbuilder, and Yachting Monthly, among many others. He regularly lectures on cruising to sell-out crowds and is the author of six books, including the bestselling Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual, published by Adlard Coles Nautical.Review:
'The indispensable crew - no boat should sail without Calder aboard' Paul Gelder, Yachting Monthly
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Buchbeschreibung Adlard Coles Nautical, 2001. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Sehr gut. kleine Lagerspuren am Buch, Inhalt einwandfrei und ungelesen 224563 Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1550. Artikel-Nr. 352470