HISCOCK, Eric C.
Title: Voyaging Under Sail. 5th printing of 2nd British Edition in dustjacket
Publisher:  Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1977,
Seller ID: 113587
HISCOCK, Eric C. Voyaging Under Sail. With 150 Photographs by the Author and 65 Diagrams. Second Edition (Fifth Printing). (Oxford) : Oxford University Press, (1977). Pp (8),[ix]-xvi,-315,(5) + colour frontispiece + many plates. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. With chart end-papers. Toy 3892. A companion volume to Cruising Under Sail. "The revision covers technical developments in regard to steel hulls, man-made fibres for sails and rigging, self-steering devices, auxiliary engines and electricity, refrigerators, radio, and the latest aids to navigation. Nearly half the plates and one-sixth of the diagrams are new. At the same time, all that was of fundamental value in the old edition is retained, thereby ensuring that the book continues as a standard work on ocean voyaging." from the dj. Chapters :1. The Hull; 2. Construction and General Arrangement; 3. Rig and Rigging; 4. Sails and Self-Steering Arrangements; 5. Mechanical and Electrical Equipment; 6. Some Notable Ocean-going Yachts [Beyond, Kochab, Little Bear, Omoo, Rena, Saoirse, Trekka Waltzing Matilda, Wanderer III]; 7. Planning the Voyage; 8. Seamanship; 9. Navigation; 10. Welfare of the Crew; 11. In Port; 12. Photography. Appendices : 1. Passage Times; 2. Particulars of Yachts Referred to in the Book; 3. Books. With bibliography and index. Very good in nicked dustjacket. 35.00