Offshore : A Complete Introduction to Ocean Racing and Cruising. blue clothgilt lettering to spine

By: ILLINGWORTH, J. H. Captain (E)

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ILLINGWORTH, J. H. Captain (E). Offshore : A Complete Introduction to OceanRacing and Cruising, Modern Yacht Handing and Equipment. L.: Robert Ross & Co., (1949). Pp 261, including colour frontis., + [15] pp of b/w plates. I llustrated with maps to endpapers, numerous line diagrams to text. 4to, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Toy 4187. A very comprehensive book on offshore racing. The text is well supported by 233 diagrams and 15 pages of remarkable photos of beautiful wooden yachts. Contents : 1. Ocean Racing- The Background; 2. Choosing a Boat; 3. The Conduct of a Race; 4. At the Helm; 5. The Crew; 6. Strategy in Ocean Racing; 7. Navigation; 8. Rigs and Sail Plans; 9. The Design of Headsails; 10. The Design of Mainsails, Trysails and Spinnakers; 11. Handling and Trimming of Mainsails and Trysails; 12.The Handling and Trimming of Headsails; 13. Handling and Trimming of Spinn akers and Mizzen Staysails; 14. Masting; 15. Standing Rigging; 16. Running Rigging; 17. Mast Fittings and Levers; 18. Hull Design; 19. Construction; 20. Accommodation; 21. General Equipment; 22. Auxiliary Engines and Electrics; 23. Wind and Weather; 24. Waves; 25. The Bermuda Race; Appendices: I Beaufort Wind Scale; II Weights and Strengths of Cordage and Wire Rope; III Weights and Strengths of Materials; IV Recommended Sail Cloth Weights; V CrewInstruction Sheet VI "Myth of Malham": Owner's Specification; VII R.O.R.C. Rule of Measurement and Rating. VIII C.C.A. Measurement Rule 1940-8; IX R. O.R.C. Racing Rules; X R.O.R.C. Open and Restricted Divisions; XI R.O.R.C. Typical Programme; XII Yacht Tools and Repair Equipment. Cocked, binding loose, edge worn, bumped, ow vg. 50.00

Title: Offshore : A Complete Introduction to Ocean Racing and Cruising. blue clothgilt lettering to spine

Author Name: ILLINGWORTH, J. H. Captain (E)

Categories: 41,

Publisher: Robert Ross & Co, 1949,:

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