Blue Water Sailing Manual

A Handbook for Extended Cruising and Sailing in Extreme Conditions

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December 30, 2006


Mixed media product, 272 pages


0071487689 / 9780071487689


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Get an enticing preview of cutting-edge rigs, equipment, tactics, and techniques

Tomorrow's cruising sail technology, techniques, and strategies are developed, tested, and refined in today's racing sailboats. Blue Water Sailing Manual provides you with a comprehensive survey of competitive offshore sailing gear and practices.

This tantalizing look into the future of sailing examines the latest in sails, electronic navigation, weather routing, crew preparation and safety, boat handling, night sailing, heavy-weather tactics, jury rigs, survival techniques, and more.

Author comments

Barry Pickthall, one of England's top yachting writers and photographers, is a former yachting correspondent for the Times (London).

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