By: SLEIGHTHOLME, J.D MILNE, Peter A. G.
Fontana/Collins, London, 1982,:
Seller ID: 63394
SLEIGHTHOLME, J.D. This is Cruising. Illustrated by Peter A.G. Milne. (London) : Fontana/Collins (1982). Pp 168. Illustrated with numerous colour diagrams to text. Square 8vo, illustrated card covers. See Toy 3946 under the American title This is Basic Sailboat Cruising. "The reader learns how to recognize and master the behaviour of the boat floating freely at sea; how tohandle hull and sail balance, stiffness, windage, pitching, propeller effe cts and sailing in a breeze and calm. The book covers berthing on quaysidesand marinas, common dangers, planning, navigation, weather problems and... View More...