“Vigor is one of the finest boating writers of our time.”--Cruising World
“You name it, it’s in here. Covers every boating situation. This book is both informative and entertaining.”--Latitudes & Attitudes
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Whether it’s boat maintenance, navigation, boat handling in all kinds of weather, or the physics of how boats function, every sailor and powerboater needs a comprehensive go-to source for specialized information. Now you have it with The Practical Encyclopedia of Boating:
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The Practical Encyclopedia of Boating A guide to various practical - and various theoretical - aspects of recreational boating under sail and power. It covers from seamanship to maintenance, navigation to boat design and construction, nautical lore and esoterica to the science of how things work. Full descriptionReview:
"Vigor is one of the finest boating writers of our time" - Cruising World; "Vigor presents an incredible amount of information in a very clear way" - Ocean Navigator; "Well organized and easy to read. It should be on every vessel" - Ensign review of Boatowner's Handbook; "An invaluable resource. Vigor's practical wisdom gives you the know-how and confidence to prepare your boat for the sea" - Cruising World review of Seaworthy Offshore Sailboat
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Book Description International Marine/Ragged Mo, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110071498885
Book Description International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0071498885 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0028488
Book Description International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0071498885