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John Vigor has been sailing for more than 40 years in boats ranging from 11 to 72 feet, logging 15,000 miles of ocean voyaging. He is the author of seven nautical books, and contributes articles to Cruising World, SAIL, and Yachting Monthly.
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Book Description International Marine/Ragged Mo, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110071498885
Book Description International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press, 2007. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: "You name it, it's in here. . . .This book is both informative andentertaining." --Latitudes & Attitudes "Thumbing throughThe Practical Encyclopedia of Boatingismuch like grabbing a stool next to the old salt in your yachtclub, except you don't have to buy him a drink." --Soundings The Practical Encyclopedia of Boatingis an authoritative guide to all practical--and many theoretical--aspects of recreational boating under sail and power. From seamanship to maintenance, navigation to boat design and construction, nautical lore and esoterica to the science of how things work, this handy reference gives you quick access to just the right amount of information needed to answer most questions and solve most problems. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0071498885