Sailors' Secrets

Sailors' Secrets

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qSailors' Secrets is a distillation of boating wisdom unmatched by any other. . . . If I were just starting to collect nautical books, I'd think seriously about getting this one first. I found something new and interesting on every page.q--Living Aboard qA delightful, dual-purpose kind of book. You can sit down and read through it for pleasure [and] it makes a fine reference.q--Mariner's Log (Houston) qThis treasure chest of useful advice is offered in bite-size tidbits that will keep the reader coming back for more.q--The Log (San Diego) Sailors' Secrets contains over 1, 000 tips, suggestions, evaluations, and nuggets of hard-won advice from more than 300 seasoned veterans. Instructive, humorous, biting, and challenging, Sailors' Secrets can be opened anywhere and enjoyed. Its wide-ranging chapters cover routine maintenance, understanding weather, safety at sea, storm strategies, piloting, engine troubleshooting, gear and outfitting, and simple solutions to complex problems. Michael Badham and Robby Robinson have created the nautical equivalent of an experts' forum. Don Casey, Dennis Conner, Bob Rice, Dave Gerr, Hank Hinckley, Bill Biwenga, Sheila McCurdy, Katy Burke, Meade Gougeon, Buddy Melges, Walter Greene, Steve Callahan, and a host of others share the insights they've developed over millions of sea miles.Boatkeeper: The Boatownera#39;s Manual to Maintenance, Repair, dr Construction. New York: William Morrow aamp; Co. ... Graham, Robin Lee. Dove. New York: Bantam ... Blue Water: A Guide to Self-Reliant Sailboat Cruising. Boston: Sail Books, Inc.

Title:Sailors' Secrets
Author: Mike Badham, Robby Robinson, Michael Badham
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 1999-07-21

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