The Yachting Handbook download free [PDF and Ebook] by Dave Cox

The Yachting Handbook download free [PDF and Ebook] by Dave Cox year 2003
  • Book name: The Yachting Handbook
  • Author: Dave Cox
  • Release date: 2003/10/14
  • Publisher: NEW HOLLAND PUBLISHERS LTD
  • Language: Not Available
  • Genre or Collection: Sports
  • ISBN: 9781843304432
  • Rating: 9.03 of 10
  • Votes: 470
  • Review by: Kyng Baptiste
  • Review rating: 7.95 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/9
  • Total pages: 144
  • Includes a PDF summary of 12 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: There are few people who can resist the appeal of gliding over the open sea in a trim and handsome yacht, or the glamour of the great international yachting challenges. Unlike dinghy sailing, yachting offers the opportunity to cruise in comfort to exotic destinations, and advances in design and technology make today's boats safer and better appointed than ever before. But getting started can be a complex and costly business. This handbook is aimed at the sailor who wants to move up to bigger, more advanced craft. It covers the basics - technical, legal and financial - of buying (or charting) the right vessel and fitting it out for your needs, as well as the care and maintenance of hull, rigging, engine, water and electrical systems. Chapters on navigation (both celestial and electronic) and weather and tides will offer the essentials of these complex and fascinating subjects, and chapters on planning cruises, cruising routes and races should provide inspiration for anyone who's ever dreamed of venturing beyond the harbour mouth. The book includes thorough coverage of emergency procedures.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 8H19M12S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Motor / Power Boating & Cruising, Sailing
  • Available formats: GIF, MobiPocket, PDF, EPUB, PML, DOC, WORD, TXT. Compressed in ZIP, RAR, DMG, TAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 10.38 USD
  • Dimensions: 215x280mm
  • Weight: 974g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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