Call of the Ancient Mariner: Reese Palley's Guide to a Long Sailing Life

Call of the Ancient Mariner: Reese Palley's Guide to a Long Sailing Life

by Reese Palley

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071388818
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 11/01/2003
Pages: 258
Product dimensions: 5.38(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.95(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Why Don't You Just Tear Out My Heart?1
We Ain't Dead Yet6
Portrait of an Ancient Mariner: David Clark
We Ain't Dead Yet
In Praise of Irresponsibility
A Debt to Coasting
Pacing
The Feel of Childhood
Get Thee in Harm's Way
Where and with Whom27
Portrait of an Ancient Mariner: Humphrey Barton and Mary Barton
Sailing Goals
Crew for an Old Skipper
A Bestiary for Old Sailors
The Old New Breed
Outfitting the Ancient Mariner47
Portrait of an Ancient Mariner: Ted Brewer
Portrait of an Ancient Mariner: Fred Schwall
What to Sail
Outfitting
Anti-Furling
Anti-Stays
Anti-Through-Hulls
Anti-Unsnippable
Safety Lines
Backup Starter
Electronic Communications
Ancient Communications
Computer Hell
Breaks for Bad Backs
Portrait of an Ancient Mariner: Marv Creamer
No One to Speak for the Stars
Reductio NON Absurdum (or Less Is More)
Health and Welfare93
Portrait of an Ancient Mariner: Ed Kane
Limits and Reserves
Move or Die
Did You Ever See a Fat Sailor?
The Most Dangerous Orifice: What Thou Shalt and Shalt Not Eat
Limber Up
Abs of Steel
A Whack on My Old Back
Toes and Feet
Made in the Shade
Pain and Comfort
A Killing Experience
Remembering
The Ultimate Antidepressant
Pumping Blood
Idle Thoughts133
Portrait of an Ancient Mariner: Bill Pinkney
Rummaging Life
Passing Time
Naked We Came
Wheedle, Haggle, and Mooch
Beat the System
The Let Syndrome
The Sailing Mariness165
Portrait of an Ancient Mariner: Elizabeth Pearce
Marilyn on Communicating with Your Mate
Marilyn on Sailing with Reese
Men Focus, Women Scan
Cautionary Tales179
Portrait of an Ancient Mariner: Don Weiner
Portrait of an Ancient Mariner: Tristan Jones
Errors and Commandments
The Old Doctor from Dubuque, a Morality Tale
Prepare and Protect
So-Low Sailing
And in Defense of Foolishness
Against the Wind
Storm Management
Entrance
Personal Observations228
Portrait of an Ancient Mariner: Don Cohan
Old Sailors Get It Right
An Old Sailor's Luck
Now Hear This
This Old Man and the Moon
To Hell in a Handbasket
My Debt to Unlikely

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