Sailing Tips: 1000 New Ways to Solve Old Problems

Sailing Tips: 1000 New Ways to Solve Old Problems

by William M. Burr
     
 
Sailing Tips offers concise, easy solutions to everyday sailing problems such as launching a spinnaker, single-handed maneuvering, cruising with children, and weather forecasting. Maintenence at sea or on shore is a constant chore; William Burr's labor-saving tricks make this book the mariner's answer to Mary Ellen's Helpful Hints. Do you need a

Overview

Sailing Tips offers concise, easy solutions to everyday sailing problems such as launching a spinnaker, single-handed maneuvering, cruising with children, and weather forecasting. Maintenence at sea or on shore is a constant chore; William Burr's labor-saving tricks make this book the mariner's answer to Mary Ellen's Helpful Hints. Do you need a no-mess way to change your engine oil, more storage space in the galley, or an effective way to judge distances at night? Answers to these and 997 other challenges are divided into sensible categories: above deck; cabin and storage; upkeep and repairs; safety; boat handling; ships' systems; and more. This unique compendium contains 70 illustrations and more knowledge than you could acquire in a lifetime at sea. Ingenious ideas about common problems, and clever new ways to increase your cruising pleasure make Sailing Tips an invaluable addition to anyone's marine library.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312029777
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
06/15/1989
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.47(w) x 8.22(h) x 0.50(d)

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