In these pages the author shares his accumulated knowledge and experience from decades of sailing and provides the reader with lots of practical information that will make sailing better, safer and more enjoyable.
Contents include: Sails and Rigging, Electronics, Navigation and Boat-Handling, Engine and Accessory Equipment, The Hull, In the Cabin, The Environment and The Sailing Life.
This book is a compilation of some of the hundreds of articles Launer has written over the years. Most of them originally appeared in Good Old Boat magazine, for which he is Contributing Editor. Others were published in Cruising World, SAIL, and Offshore magazines. 258 pages PB.