The Practical Encyclopedia of Boating: An A-Z Compendium of Navigation, Seamanship, Boat Maintenance, and Nautical Wisdom

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9780071498883: The Practical Encyclopedia of Boating: An A-Z Compendium of Navigation, Seamanship, Boat Maintenance, and Nautical Wisdom

“Vigor is one of the finest boating writers of our time.”--Cruising World

“You name it, it’s in here. Covers every boating situation. This book is both informative and entertaining.”--Latitudes & Attitudes

“John Vigor is the answer guy if you’re having onboard arguments about nautical terminology or the science of sailing in general, and his new book lives up to the promise in its title.”--Good Old Boat

Whether it’s boat maintenance, navigation, boat handling in all kinds of weather, or the physics of how boats function, every sailor and powerboater needs a comprehensive go-to source for specialized information. Now you have it with The Practical Encyclopedia of Boating:

  • Addresses virtually every aspect of powerboating and sailing in 500 entries
  • Covers seamanship and boat handling, navigation, routine boat maintenance, boat design and building, and nautical reference data
  • Ranges from vital techniques--such as recovering overboard crew and measuring distances off--to essential concepts like reading the water and sky and evaluating a boat’s seaworthiness
  • Includes numerous cross-references and an exhaustive index to direct you quickly to the right entry and to unify related topics
  • Makes delightful browsing as well as a source of sound guidance for practically any boating situation

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About the Author:

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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