- Book Title: Passage racing: Cruising and racing offshore
- Author: Johnson, Peter
- ISBN: 0600402452
- Publisher: Newnes Books
- Year Published: 1969
- Our Normal Price: £12.71 GBP ($0.00 USD)
- 10% Discounted Price: £11.43 GBP ($0.00 USD)
- Description: Newnes Books 1969, first edition: blue cloth hardcover with silver lettering to spine: dust jacket: approximately 5.5 x 8.75" tall: black and white illustrations, diagrams, and tables. Synopsis: Advice for the seaman who has mastered basic seamanship and wishes to venture further afield by cruising or racing. The author covers the workings of International Governing Bodies, the choice of the right boat , rig skippering and crewing, efficient layout on deck and below, suitable gear, how to sail well in varying weathers, racing tactics, and sale, drill and boat handling in contents arranged under the following chapter headings: – The Growing Sport. Clubs and Classes. Handicaps and Speed. It's Not the Boats… The Right Yacht…… And Her Rig . Every Detail Counts. The Season Ahead. To Sea. Keep Going. Weather. Navigation. Appendix: One, Man Overboard. Appendix Two: Books of Reference. Appendix Three: Logbooks and Protractors. Appendix Four : Winches. Condition: overall very clean, firm and good
- Condition: See Above
- Dustcover: Yes
- Binding: Hardback
- Type: Used Books
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