Cruising sailors want to know if their production sailboat is truly seaworthy. John Vigor's unique questionnaire is the only one tailor-made to answer the question "Is my boat seaworthy?" The book shows step-by-step what structural changes they will need to make in their particular sailboat, like beefing up the hull, cockpit drains, stronger portlights, and rig and sail plan changes.
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What reviewers have said about John Vigor's books. The Practical Mariner's Book of Knowledge--"The perfect, practical gift to give or receive."--The Ensign. "Since boating involves such a variety of disciplines, finding a single, comprehensive source of instructional information has been virtually impossible--until now."--Rhode Island Boating. The Sailor's Assistant--"An excellent addition to any sailor's library."--Sailing. "Vigor presents an incredible amount of material in a very clear way."--Ocean Navigator. "I recommend it to all readers without qualification. It will probably see more use than any other book in your collection.--The Ash Breeze. Discover if your cruising sailboat is offshore-capable--and how you can refit for worry-free bluewater voyaging. Whether you're planning an offshore voyage or just want to make your boat more stout and safe for sea, this book is the perfect start.About the Author:
John Vigor has sailed more than 15,000 ocean miles in boats 11 to 40 feet. He is the author of The Practical Mariner's Book of Knowledge and The Boatowner's Handbook.
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Book Description Intl Marine Pub Co, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110071343288
Book Description Intl Marine Pub Co. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0071343288 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0026265
Book Description Intl Marine Pub, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0071343288
Book Description Intl Marine Pub Co, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0071343288