Practical Boat Owner's Sailing Around the UK and Ireland, Paperback Book

Practical Boat Owner's Sailing Around the UK and Ireland Paperback


This book, based on a highly successful series of articles in Practical Boat Owner magazine, is a detailed practical guide to sailing around the UK - all by means of day sails. RogerOliver, a passionate sailor, explains his in-depth passage planning,boat preparations, weather checks and log-keeping, as well as hischoice of routes, the detailed navigation, sail trim tips and on-passagemaintenance, all for the benefit of sailors who have a yen to follow inhis footsteps. Packed with a wealth of practical tips onseamanship, anchoring in high winds, coping with big seas,problem-solving, harnessing the tide, sailing short-handed and livingaboard for extended cruising, this book will be a godsend to the manythousands of sailors who enjoy coastal cruising and who will discover(as did Roger) that it is perfectly possible to cruise around the wholeof the UK in a series of day sails. With this book to hand, andinspired by Roger's detailed route maps and spectacular photographs,anyone can experience the thrill and enjoyment of sailing around thebeautiful and varied UK coast from any starting point.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 176 pages, Colour photos and diagrams throughout
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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  • Category: Sailing
  • ISBN: 9781408137130

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