How to Sail Around the World: Advice and Ideas for Voyaging Under Sail / Edition 1

How to Sail Around the World: Advice and Ideas for Voyaging Under Sail / Edition 1

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by Hal Roth
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0071429514

ISBN-13: 9780071429511

Pub. Date: 09/29/2003

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

A new classic from one of the world's most respected sailing authors

More than 35 years ago, Hal Roth quit his job as a journalist and went sailing. Since then, he's logged more than 200,000 sea miles. Along the way, Roth also has authored eight voyaging classics, including the 1978 bestseller After 50,000 Miles.

Taking that book as its starting point,

Overview

A new classic from one of the world's most respected sailing authors

More than 35 years ago, Hal Roth quit his job as a journalist and went sailing. Since then, he's logged more than 200,000 sea miles. Along the way, Roth also has authored eight voyaging classics, including the 1978 bestseller After 50,000 Miles.

Taking that book as its starting point, this handsome new volume incorporates the new technologies and discoveries of the last quarter century along with another 150,000 miles of experience.

A compendium of mature, time-tested sea wisdom from one of the world's most respected sailing writers, How to Sail Around the World will tell the reader:

  • How to choose and equip a sailboat for long-distance cruising, with an emphasis on simplicity and a modest budget
  • How to plan and conduct a voyage anywhere in the world
  • How to master the arts of navigation, anchoring, and daily life aboard in exotic places
  • How to cope with storms at sea—the most complete and authoritative treatise on this critical topic ever published

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071429511
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
09/29/2003
Edition description:
Net
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
849,221
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.04(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

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

Notes

Glossary

Acknowledgments

Index

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How to Sail Around the World: Advice and Ideas for Voyaging Under Sail 3.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved this book. Practical advice reinforced with real experience is invaluable to those aspiring to follow in Mr. Roth's wake. Kept me dreaming and scheming.
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