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Things I Wish I'd Known Before I Started Sailing, Expanded and Updated

By: Vigor, John

1493051393 / 9781493051397
Paperback / softback
797.124
01/05/2020
Published 01/05/2020
United States
152 x 229 mm 240 pages
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With a Foreword by Don Casey,Aimed at sailboat owners of all kinds, this reference book contains 200 entries packed with solid practical advice and valuable tips.

Each entry is categorized alphabetically and prefaced by an arresting statement such as "People always lie about how fast their boats are." The reference format offers readers the opportunity to open the book at any page and browse endlessly.

Cartoons by SAIL Magazine cartoonist Tom Payne enliven the text.

A comprehensive appendix covers some 50 technical topics...it is always interesting and very readable. (Sailing)Filled with practical advice, this book is a winner. (The Ensign)Vigor, who's written for several boating magazines, has brought his experience and sense of humor to bear on the less than ideal experiences of sailing--and he's even alphabetized them...It's fun to page through and you just might learn a thing or two. (Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal)This book is easy to read.

It imparts some very valuable information in a fun package. (Good Old Boat)This is a great reference book for those just entering the world of sailing, and entertaining. (Latitudes & Attitudes)"Vigor, who's written for several boating magazines, has brought his experience and sense of humor to bear on the less than ideal experiences of sailing--and he's even alphabetized them...It's fun to page through and you just might learn a thing or two."--SoundingsGalley mailing to trade publications and long-lead media* Promotion on NetGalley * Select author appearances* Finished book mailings to national and regional print, digital and broadcast media * Outreach to major national and regional boating and sailing media such as Yachting Journal, Practical Sailor, Boating, Latitude 38, Cruising World, Sailing World, etc.

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WSSN Boating, WSSN3 Sailing

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