By Ian Nicolson
He deals suggestion at the number of an appropriate boat (new or second-hand); what the cruising is like (i.e. low-priced and excessive fun); is helping with rigs and sails; covers trailing, launching and getting the boat ashore; evaluates cruising grounds; indicates easy methods to plan a cruise; the best way to navigate; appears to be like at tents, boat instruments and emergency systems, and masses more.
Throughout, useful, transparent diagrams illustrate each element and make the booklet the most complete and updated books at the subject.
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An Introduction to Open Boat Cruising by Ian Nicolson