A soup-to-nuts introduction to small, economical sailing craft Trailer sailers--the smallest, most economical sailboats with sleeping accommodations--are a popular platform for learning the basics of sailing and are often considered to be the entry level to cruising under sail. Author Brian Gilbert shows how trailer sailers can be the ideal craft for a lifetime of enjoyment, including serious, long-distance cruising. This book covers all the bases, including how to inspect, buy, and equip a boat; how to trailer, sail, navigate, and cruise in small boats; how to use communications and navigation equipment; and more.How much does it cost? Well, how much have you got to spend? My MacGregor cost $500. And then I spent approximately $3, 600 in parts and equipment to restore the boat to better-than-new condition. Oh, and I almost forgot about the threeanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Complete Trailer Sailor: How to Buy, Equip, and Handle Small Cruising Sailboats|
|Publisher||:||McGraw Hill Professional - 2007-06-22|