Blue Water Sailing Manual: A Handbook for Extended Cruising and Sailing in Extreme Conditions

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Tomorrow’s cruising sail technology, techniques, and strategies are developed, tested, and refined in today’s racing sailboats. Blue Water Sailing Manual provides you with a comprehensive survey of competitive offshore sailing gear and practices.

This tantalizing look into the future of sailing examines the latest in sails, electronic navigation, weather routing, crew preparation and safety, boat handling, night sailing, heavy-weather tactics, jury rigs, survival techniques, and more.

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Barry Pickthall, one of England’s top yachting writers and photographers, is a former yachting correspondent for the Times (London).

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'An invaluable resource of information for anyone considering offshore cruising or sailing in inclement waters.' Sailing & Boat News (August 2007) 'It is very well written... It is a bookthat tops anything I have seen of a similar nature.' Sailing Magazine (March 2007) 'For anyone planning their own blue water trip this book can be your aide memoire and guide... You would be wise to use this as one of your sources of information. A great reference book and definitely one for the on board bookshelf.' Multihull (May/June 2007) 'An invaluable resource of information for anyone considering' 'The judges said: "This is a seriousl book for serious sailors. Greak information in a great package." ' Bognor Regis Observer

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