Seaworthy Offshore Sailboat: A Guide to Essential Features, Handling, and Gear
by John Vigor (9780071376167)

Seaworthy Offshore Sailboat: A Guide to Essential Features, Handling, and Gear
 
John Vigor
Release Date: 21 Mar 2001
Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 232
ISBN: 9780071376167
ISBN-10: 007137616X



All sailors want to believe their boats can go anywhere and stand up to anything. Who knows when you might get caught by bad weather? It's enough to worry about your own responses without worrying about the safety of your boat. "The Seaworthy Offshore Sailboat" explains feature by feature how you can refit your boat for worry-free bluewater voyaging. Take the unique diagnostic questionnaire to determine whether your boat is capable of offshore sailing, then let John Vigor show you step by step how to get there, as he covers everything from structural modifications and reinforcements to rigging, engines, systems, and gear.Whether you're planning an offshore voyage or just dreaming of one, "The Seaworthy Offshore Sailboat" is the perfect guide. 'An invaluable resource. Vigor's practical wisdom gives you the know-how and confidence to prepare your boat for the sea' - "Cruising World". 'Not only hands us practical advice in a clear format but also the hope that an offshore voyage is fully within our grasp if we are willing to follow his roadmap' - "Good Old Boat". 'Vigor's questionnaire offers hard-to-find, honest evaluations of whether or not a boat is bluewater capable. This clear, objective reference will make fearless, prudent skippers' - "Mariner".

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