Here is the definitive manual for choosing, purchasing, installing, maintaining, repairing, using, and even building a windvane self-steerer, that amazing device that relieves longdistance sailors from the the helm while using not one amp of precious electrical power. This user-friendly guide includes:
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How to choose, buy, build, install, maintain, repair, and use a windvane self-steerer
When you're cruising shorthanded, you can't always be at the helm. A windvane self-steering system is the most reliable means of steering your small vessel on long ocean passages--and it doesn't use one amp of your precious electrical power. The Windvane Self-Steering Handbook is the definitive guide to every aspect of sailing and working with the long-distance sailor's best friend.
Veteran sailor Bill Morris points out the mechanical and navigational advantages of vane steering systems; provides an overview of available products, complete with sizes, prices, and contact information; and shows you how to install, maintain, repair, and modify vane gears for best performance. In this practical guide you'll find:
Bill Morris, a retired college educator and former magazine editor, now roams the seas aboard a vintage Cal 30. Committed to finding ways to keep cruising simple, he has used and studied self-steering mechanisms extensively.
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Book Description International Marine/Ragged Mo, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110071434690
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