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Become a better yachtsman with the help of Tom Cunliffe and Yachting Monthly.
There are plenty of sailing and seamanship skills that don't feature on the syllabus of even the most advanced official sailing course - and a wealth of wisdom can be found in these pages. There's advice on everything from fixing an engine to recovering a casualty from the water - and all of it is delivered with lively prose and hundreds of easy to follow photographs and diagrams.
Sailing guru Tom Cunliffe teaches sailors how to improve a vast range of sailing skills - from dropping anchor to planning a passage and from sailing harmoniously with your partner to using onboard electronics. Each chapter deasls with a specific skill and is highly illustrated with step-by-step photos.
|Publisher:||Fernhurst Books Limited|
|Product dimensions:||8.40(w) x 11.70(h) x 0.70(d)|
About the Author
He has crossed oceans in simple boats without engines or electronics and voyaged to both sides of the Atlantic from Brazil to Iceland and from the Caribbean to Russia. He has cruised the coast of America and Canada and logged thousands of miles exploring both sides of the English Channel.
Tom’s nautical career has seen him serve as mate on a merchant ship, captain on gentleman’s yachts and skipper of racing craft. His private passion is classic sailing boats and he has owned a series of traditional gaff-rigged vessels that have taken him and his family on countless adventures from tropical rainforests to frozen fjords.
Tom has been a Yachtmaster Examiner since 1978 and has a gift for sharing his knowledge with good humour and an endless supply of tales of the sea.
He also writes for Yachting Monthly, Yachting World and SAIL magazines, and wrote and presented the BBC TV series, The Boats That Built Britain.