The Sailor's Book of Small Cruising Sailboats: Reviews and Comparisons of 360 Boats Under 26 Feet

The Sailor's Book of Small Cruising Sailboats: Reviews and Comparisons of 360 Boats Under 26 Feet

by Steve Henkel

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Overview

For the first time ever, a comparative survey of 95 percent of the fiberglass pocketcruising sailboats ever built

Author Steve Henkel has researched hundreds of cruising sailboats less than 26 feet long—pocket cruisers—to create this definitive gallery and handbook of the small cruising sailboats built in the last 45 years.

With detailed plans, specifications, performance indexes, and commentary for every model the author could find (360 in all!), The Sailor’s Book of Small Cruising
Sailboats
is your ideal core reference for the used and new boats you see on the water.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071636520
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 12/11/2009
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 899,809
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Steve Henkel is an illustrator and writer. He has been fascinated by boats for 50 years and has owned more 30 different types over the years. While working as an engineer and business planner he helped start SAILOR magazine in 1985, and has been writing about sailing ever since. He is the author of two other books for the International Marine imprint.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface
Introduction
ONE. Guide to the Reviews
TWO. Sixty-three Boats 14' to 19' (on deck)
THREE. Seventy Boats 20' and 21'
FOUR. Sixty-five Boats 22'
FIVE. Forty-five Boats 23'
SIX. Fifty-three Boats 24'
SEVEN. Sixty-four Boats 25'
EIGHT. What to Consider When Buying a Small Cruising Sailboat
NINE. One Hundred Choices for the Best Small Cruiser
TEN. Author’s Gallery of Photos
Index

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