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Author Name:    PAYSON, Herb

Title:   Advice to the Sealorn, US in dj

Publisher:    Sheridan House, Dobbs Ferry, New York, 1997, ISBN:157409002x 

Seller ID:   75681

PAYSON, Herb. Advice to the Sealorn. (Dobbs Ferry, New York): Sheridan House, (1997). First printing. Pp.(i)-viii,1-343,[1]. Illustrated. 8vo brick red cloth with gold lettering to spine. "Herb Payson has distilled over 20 years of sailing experience into the perfect compendium for those who are contemplating live-aboard cruising, sailors with some experience in weekend and day sailing, and all those sailors who read for information and fun. The book loosely follows a questions and answer format that allows the author to range over a broad spectrum of cruising topics." -from the dj. Contents: 1. Everyone was a beginner once; 2. Really getting started; 3. Destinations; 4. What's it really like out there?; 5. Building your own boat: A fatefuldecision?; 6. Naming the ark; 7. What should I look for in a cruising boat ?; 8. Above decks; 9. Below decks; 10. Different rigs; 11. Roller furling and other aids; 12. Water and fuel; 13. Juice; 14. Watts to nurture, already?; 15. The dinghy; 16. Motor mechanics -- beyond kicking your engine; 17. More handy skills; 18. Maintenance-- the constant survey; 19. Repairs-- a pound of cure (or was it curare?); 20. More on cures, or a glitch in time saves nine; 21. "So now we're going sailing"; 22. Self-steering; 23. Anchoring; 24. A history of dragging: an open letter to the guilty; 25. Where are we, already?; 26. Radio; 27. Information please!; 28. Weather; 29. Hurricanes; 30. Fear and trembling in Culebra; 31. Lessons learned-- eyewitness accounts of Hurricane Hugo; 32. Storm tactics at sea; 33. And we shall have lightning; 34. Man overboard; 35. Abandon-ship bag; 36. Insurance; 37. Planningthe cruise; 38. Charts, cruising guides and books; 39. "My wife doesn't wa nt to go"; 40. Cruising with kids; 41. Cruising with pets; 42. Money; 43. Earning while "doing it"; 44. Cooking and provisioning; 45. The Great Provider; 46. Guns aboard?; 47. Medicine at sea; 48. Problems when visiting foreign ports; 49. Recreation aboard and abroad; 50. Cruising: then, now, and tomorrow. Vg in front-flap-creased dj. 18.00


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