The Sailor's Handbook
The Essential Sailing ManualBook - 2006 | 2006 ed.
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.