Free eBook Blue Water: A Guide to Self-Reliant Sailboat Cruising download
by Bob Griffith
Author: Bob Griffith
Publisher: Sail Books (1979)
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Their amazing book, a store house of a lifetime of sailing the blue water, chronicles their unique, self-reliant approach to managing nature and all the unexpected challenges She can throw at one. Beyond that it is a beautifully written paeon to their love of the sea. Even for me, a landlubber by trade, it was the most seductive encounter I've ever had with a passion truly felt.
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Some time ago, I was fortunate enough to sail with the Griffiths, and the crossing from Sausalito to Hawaii, and .
Some time ago, I was fortunate enough to sail with the Griffiths, and the crossing from Sausalito to Hawaii, and around about those islands became the adventure of a lifetime. For these three-time circumnavigators of the globe, it was of course, business as usual.
Blue water sailboats are capable offshore cruising sailboats that have been properly equipped and set-up for . And with the likelihood of mid-ocean assistance being practically non-existent, blue water sailboats and their crews must be self-sufficient and equipped for all emergencies.
Blue water sailboats are capable offshore cruising sailboats that have been properly equipped and set-up for long-distance ocean sailing, as in the typical example outlined here. What to Look For In Blue Water Sailboats. Big Enough, But Not Too Big.
For stress-free shorthanded sailing, there’s a self-tacking jib for when the . If you ask three sailors what the best cruising sailboat of all time is, you’ll get at least five opinions.
For stress-free shorthanded sailing, there’s a self-tacking jib for when the wind is up and a 150% reacher on a roller furler which will keep the boat moving in light air. The 12’ 7 beam is carried well aft for good stability, adding a topside flare for good room on deck and in the cockpit. The design concept grew out of the hugely popular, Bob Perry-designed Valiant 40 that was in production from 1973 to 1992, when 200 hulls were built. Their traditional looks belie a nimbleness that more or less started the idea of a performance cruiser.
They own their own boats, live aboard, and are constantly on the move. Blue Water: A guide to self-reliant sailboat cruising. Through in-depth, semi-structured interviews with 25 cruisers, three categories of questions were represented in the data collection: motivation for cruising, relationship with the marine environment, and flow. Using the method of constant comparison, themes were constructed from these categories and a grounded theory model of the cruising lifestyle was developed .
Boston: Sail Books Inc. 1979. Owner name stamp on flyleaf Fore corner bump and moderate wear to cloth. Dj tear heavy wear on edges creased. Told by the record setting sailor in a robust and seaman like wa. .Other Products from sailorschoice (View All). Hitz-Holman Betsy: Sitting Ducks.
I guess my only qualm was the range they let you operate, but frankly with a modest vessel that has a 30mph restriction (Greek law without a guide) where are you going to go? We killed 5 hours cruising the rocky cliffs and finding inlets of amazing colored water and beach landings. One of our best experiences ever to rent a boat. We had an amazing time.