Singlehanded Sailing

Singlehanded Sailing

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qIt takes thousands of hours of sailing to get the kind of knowledge contained in this book.q -- from the Foreword by Bruce Schwab The ONLY bible for how to sail your boat fast, safe, and alone Solo sailing is within any sailor's grasp with a little forethought--and this essential guide. Got a 35-foot sailboat? No problem. Is the wind blowing 20 knots? No problem. Are you racing offshore overnight? Even better. Singlehander Andrew Evans learned the hard way how to sail and race alone--with lots of mishaps, including broaches and a near tumbling over a waterfall--and in Singlehanded Sailing he shares the techniques, tips, and tactics he has developed to make his solo sailing adventures safe and enriching. Learn everything you need to know to meet any solo challenge, including: Managing the power consumption aboard a boat to feed the electric autopilot Setting and gybing a spinnaker Finding time to sleep Dealing with heavy weatherThe GPS can be activated for a few minutes every 4 hours just to check the course. ... Virtually all power usage figures can be found in the usera#39;s manual or on the website of the equipment manufacturer. For example, a quick look at the Raymarine website indicates that the model AIS 250 has a power requirement of200 mA.

Title:Singlehanded Sailing
Author: Andrew Evans
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2014-09-05

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