Multihull Cruising Fundamentals taps into the essence of multihull sailing and gives readers a clear and concise analysis of these largely unfamiliar boats. The book's eight chapters explore two distinctly different, yet similar types of boats. Chapters one through four provide the skills sailors need to get trailerable multihulls safely into the water, rigged and sailing. Larger, cruising catamarans and their unique sailing and handling needs are addressed in chapters five through eight.The material in this book was developed by the American Sailing Association's Multihull Committee for use in classes throughout North America. Students will learn quickly and efficiently from Multihull Cruising Fundamentals "no nonsense," step-by-step format. The knowledge and skills found in this text will prepare sailors to more fully enjoy the most forward-looking boats on today's pleasure boat market.
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Ed Sherman is a marine surveyor, a boating writer, and professor and department chairman at the New England Institute of Technology in Warwick, Rhode Island. His classes, part of the Marine Technology Program, teach students the latest marine repair techniques. His articles are seen frequently in Boating and other publications. Outboard Engines fills the gap between owner's manuals that don't ever tell you how to change a spark plug and professional shop manuals that detail how to do a complete rebuild. It covers basic principles and techniques for a wide variety of outboards--four-stroke as well as two-stroke--with the emphasis on maintenance and advanced troubleshooting. Ed Sherman's clear explanations and diagrams take you step by step through the basics and beyond, helping you track down even the most elusive problems a modern outboard can throw in your way. His methodical approach can save you a world of frustration--and peril--as well as time-and-a-half weekend mechanics' charges.About the Author:
Rick White has graduated more than 2000 students since 1989 through his Rick White's Sailing Seminars, including two Olympic medalists, ten Olympic team sailors, five national champions thirty divisional champions, and innumerable club champions. He has written four "how-to" books and numerous magazine articles on multihull sailing.
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