Engineering & Technology / Sailing and Ships / Cruising Under Sail by Eric C Hiscock Eric C Hiscock Oxford University Press 1960 reprint of the 1950 first edition: blue gingham hardcover with silver yacht to front, silver lettering to spine: approximately 6 x 9" tall: dust jacket: 480 pages including index: 65 black and white plates: 71 diagrams including fold- out diagram of standing and running rigging of a yawl. Synopsis: An authoritative account of every practical aspect of cruising under sail by an author with 25,000 miles of sailing, an additional 40,000 miles of ocean voyaging, and a voyage round the world in his vessel Wanderer 111 under his belt. Contents are arranged as follows:  Part One: The Yacht and Headgear (hull form, construction, accommodation, rig, rope and rope work, masts and standing rigging, working sails, spars and running rigging, ground tackle, examples of cruising yachts) Part Two: Seamanship and Navigation (manoeuvring under sail, light- weather sails and their handling, avoiding collision, weather, aids to navigation, tides, practical navigation, management in heavy weather, passage making) Part Three: Miscellanea (the dinghy, the auxiliary engine, safety at sea, flags and signalling, laying up and fitting out, ships business) Appendixes: 1)  books 2) commissioning lists. 3) provisions. Glossary of nautical terms. Index. Condition: dust jacket worn with rubbed and repaired edges: hardcover and contents very clean and good. Please note a heavy book; shipping surcharge will apply to orders beyond the U K used books
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  • Book Title: Cruising Under Sail
  • Author: Eric C Hiscock
  • ISBN: MWB34543
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Year Published: 1960
  • Our Normal Price: £30.80 GBP ($39.12 USD)
  • 22% Discounted Price: £24.02 GBP ($30.51 USD)
  • Description: Oxford University Press 1960 reprint of the 1950 first edition: blue gingham hardcover with silver yacht to front, silver lettering to spine: approximately 6 x 9" tall: dust jacket: 480 pages including index: 65 black and white plates: 71 diagrams including fold- out diagram of standing and running rigging of a yawl. Synopsis: An authoritative account of every practical aspect of cruising under sail by an author with 25,000 miles of sailing, an additional 40,000 miles of ocean voyaging, and a voyage round the world in his vessel Wanderer 111 under his belt. Contents are arranged as follows: Part One: The Yacht and Headgear (hull form, construction, accommodation, rig, rope and rope work, masts and standing rigging, working sails, spars and running rigging, ground tackle, examples of cruising yachts) Part Two: Seamanship and Navigation (manoeuvring under sail, light- weather sails and their handling, avoiding collision, weather, aids to navigation, tides, practical navigation, management in heavy weather, passage making) Part Three: Miscellanea (the dinghy, the auxiliary engine, safety at sea, flags and signalling, laying up and fitting out, ships business) Appendixes: 1) books 2) commissioning lists. 3) provisions. Glossary of nautical terms. Index. Condition: dust jacket worn with rubbed and repaired edges: hardcover and contents very clean and good. Please note a heavy book; shipping surcharge will apply to orders beyond the U K
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  • Binding: Hardback
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