The Sailor's Handbook

The Sailor's Handbook

The Essential Sailing Manual

Book - 2006 | 2006 ed.
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Learn the theory and practice of sailing from a leading naval architect andAmerica's Cup winner

In this handsome full-color digest of sailing lore andtechnique, one of the world's preeminent sailors andan all-star cast of contributors provide clear, authoritative guidance on every aspect of the sport. The Sailor's Handbook helps you choose and outfit a sailboat, and it provides expert instruction in seamanship and safety, mooring and anchoring, navigation and meteorology, first aid and survival, knots and ropes, and more. Perfect for on-board reference and at-homestudy, the book also includes a survey ofthe world's top cruising grounds.

Publisher: Camden, Maine : International Marine/McGraw-Hill, 2006.
Edition: 2006 ed.
ISBN: 9780071480925
0071480927
Branch Call Number: 797.124 S1325 2006
Characteristics: 224 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Herreshoff, Halsey C.

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