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One Hand for Yourself, One for the Ship : Essentials of Single-handed Sailing - Tristan Jones

One Hand for Yourself, One for the Ship

Essentials of Single-handed Sailing

Paperback Published: 1st November 1990
ISBN: 9780924486036
Number Of Pages: 226

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One Hand for Yourself, One for the Ship is a course on single-handed sailing by the man most qualified to give it. It is a highly personal perspective on both the science and art of this ultimate challenge, and it bears the unmistakable stamp of one who has lived on and for the sea.

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A reference handbook of the essentials of single-handed sailing written for novice and experienced sailors. Jones offers information and advice on the science and art of solo sailing with humorous anecdotes and details. Topics range from accommodations and small-craft cooking to celestial navigation and hazardous conditions--Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal

Author's Note 1. The Wind of the Sea 2. Prepare for Sea 3. Freud Was Not a Sailor 4. Single-Handed Sailing--the Art 5. Rigs and Rigging 6. Self-Steering--Electronic and Manual 7. Accommodations 8. Scraps of Navigation 9. Celestial Navigation 10. Emergency Gear, tools and Spares 11. Anchors and Ground Tackle 12. Heavy Weather and Other Hazards 13. A New Mast 14. Staying Alive 15. Fiberglass in Plain English 16. Outboard Motors 17. Small-Craft Cooking 18. Catching Fish Epilogue List of Recommended Books Index

ISBN: 9780924486036
ISBN-10: 0924486031
Series: ELEANOR BRASCH
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 226
Published: 1st November 1990
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.76 x 14.88  x 1.73
Weight (kg): 0.35