Offshore Sailing: 200 Essential Passagemaking Tips

Offshore Sailing: 200 Essential Passagemaking Tips

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by William Seifert, Daniel Spurr
     
 

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In a book that is sure to become a classic, internationally respected boatbuilder, yacht manager, and delivery skipper Bill Seifert shares his hard-won solutions to a host of boat design, construction, and equipment issues and seamanship dilemmas. Unlike other books on the subject, Offshore Sailing doesn’t just tell readers what to do for safe and comfortable

Overview

In a book that is sure to become a classic, internationally respected boatbuilder, yacht manager, and delivery skipper Bill Seifert shares his hard-won solutions to a host of boat design, construction, and equipment issues and seamanship dilemmas. Unlike other books on the subject, Offshore Sailing doesn’t just tell readers what to do for safe and comfortable passage making; it shows them how to do it with clear, step-by-step instructions and nearly 200 detailed drawings and photographs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071374248
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
11/28/2001
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,094,580
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Bill Seifert was a project engineer at Tartan Marine Company, materials manager at Tillotson Pearson Inc., and a project manager at Alden Yachts. In 1991, he started his own yacht management company. He does prerace seaworthiness inspections for the Marion - Bermuda Race.

Dan Spurr was the editor of Practical Sailor newsletter for twelve years. A former senior editor for Cruising World, he is the author of Heart of Glass: Fiberglass Boats and the Men Who Made Them, Spurr's Boatbook: Upgrading the Cruising Sailboat, and Yacht Style, among other books.

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Offshore Sailing: 200 Essential Passagemaking Tips 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
TXMarineRepair More than 1 year ago
An absolute treasure trove of great offshore ideas. Siefert clearly has a ton of offshore miles under his belt and his practical, tested ideas and improvements are fantastic. VERY glad I bought the book. When is the next one coming?