The Handbook of Offshore Cruising: The Dream and Reality of Modern Ocean Cruising

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Adlard Coles Nautical, 2002 - Yachting - 468 pages
This handbook discusses everything the offshore cruiser needs to know about selecting, fitting out, maintaining and handling a blue water cruising boat, as well as managing the cruising lifestyle both at sea and in port. There is practical advice on: selecting a boat and rig; optimum deck and cabin layouts; the electrical, plumbing and self-steering systems; voyage planning; provisioning; money management; security; and coping with heavy weather both at sea and in port. This second edition includes a new 32-page colour section with photographs by Onne van der Wal.

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