More than 450 facts, figures and bits of seafaring wisdom from John Vigor's 20-plus years of research and study. Alphabetically organized and cross-referenced, topics on sail and powerboats are easy to find. Extensive appendix tables are included to make information even more accessible. Topics addressed include hull thickness, chart use, distance estimation, bottom paint coverage, metal corrosion, boat resale value, anchor and tackle recommendations, rope size and strengths, and lots more.
274 pp., softcover