How to Sail Around the World

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en Limba Engleză Carte Hardback – 16 Nov 2003
Presents information on how to buy a small sailing yacht at a modest price, how to sail her on a big ocean, and what it's like to live aboard. This book tells you how sailing yachts are built and rigged, how to handle the sails, and what you need to know about anchors and anchoring. It also contains details of cooking and eating aboard.
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ISBN-13: 9780071429511
ISBN-10: 0071429514
Pagini: 480
Ilustrații: 150 b&w photographs, 30 drawings
Dimensiuni: 198 x 239 x 26 mm
Greutate: 1.00 kg
Editura: McGraw Hill Education
Colecția International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
Locul publicării: United States



Chapter 1. The Pleasure and the Freedom

Chapter 2. The Corpus Itself

Chapter 3. The Magic Plastic

Chapter 4. To Find a Yacht

Chapter 5. The Search Continues

Chapter 6. Three Sailing Yachts

Chapter 7. The Rig

Chapter 8. How to Make Big Sails Small

Chapter 9. Spinnakers, Light-Weather Sails, and More on Sail Handling

Chapter 10. One Man's Sail Inventory

Chapter 11. Planning the Trip

Chapter 12. The Anchor Game

Chapter 13. The Practice of Anchoring

Chapter 14. Self-Steering

Chapter 15. Can You Be Seen at Night?

Chapter 16. Storm Management 1: Heaving To and Lying Ahull

Chapter 17. Storm Management 2: Running Off

Chapter 18. Storm Management 3: Deploying a Sea Anchor

Chapter 19. Storm Management 4: Deploying a Stern Drogue

Chapter 20. Managing Without Refrigeration

Chapter 21. What Does World Cruising Cost?

Chapter 22. The Cruising Engine: Necessity or Monster?

Chapter 23. Schooling at Sea

Chapter 24. Heat and Cooking

Chapter 25. Nine Ideas

Chapter 26. The Dinghy Problem

Chapter 27. Questions and Answers

Chapter 28. Foreign Paperwork

Chapter 29. The Dream and the Reality