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A manual of singlehanded sailing

by Tony Meisel

  • 322 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Arco Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sailing, Single-handed

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementTony Meisel.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV811 .M418
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 120 p. :
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4108042M
    ISBN 100668049987, 0668049995
    LC Control Number80022856

    Singlehanded Sailing offers an account of the experiences and techniques of the lone voyagers, and penetrating insights into the psychology of singlehanders, their vessels, gear, strategies, and techniques, plus vivid accounts of emergency experiences alone against the elements. The information is absorbing in its own right, but also of obvious 5/5(1). This book is a fascinating read generally but the advice for sail handling stands out even more. The techniques he describes for single handed sailing are often exactly what we are trying to do on a /5.

    A few sailing related books I have read. Click on the book cover image for Amazon link.   Singlehanded Tips & Techniques Book - download for FREE Archived. This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies. Singlehanded Tips & Techniques Book - download for FREE. By Foolish, Febru in Sailing Anarchy. Interests: Single - handed sailing.

    Even more than in the first edition, Henderson achieves a remarkable combination--a practical how-to book that is also an eloquent contribution to the sailing better survey of singlehanded skills, boats, and hardware exists."--from the Foreword by John RousmaniereWhat reviewers said about the first edition ofSinglehanded Sailing. Looking for books by Tony Meisel? See all books authored by Tony Meisel, including A manual of singlehanded sailing, and Singlehanding: A Sailor's Guide, and more on


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A Manual of Singlehanded Sailing is meant for the average cruising sailor who whishes to sail comfortable, safely and swiftly.

You'll learn the practices, technical refinements and aspects of 3/5(2). A Manual of Single Handed Sailing. by Tony Meisel (Author) › Visit Amazon's Tony Meisel Page.

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Tony Meisel (Author) out of 5 stars 2 3/5(2). Singlehanded Sailing offers an account of the experiences and techniques of the lone voyagers, and penetrating insights into the psychology of singlehanders, their vessels, gear, strategies, and techniques, plus vivid accounts of emergency experiences alone against the elements.

The information is absorbing in its own right, but also of obvious value to a larger audience of cruising sailors who occasionally find themselves sailing singlehanded /5(11). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

What reviewers said about the first edition of Singlehanded Sailing: "This is more than just the most authoritative work to date on solo sailing. Because it deals with people who've had to be expert seamen to survive, the book becomes, perforce, a manual of great usefulness to any yachtsman contemplating a shorthanded voyage/5(6).

Thinking of making a single-handed passage. This book tells you all you need to know about how to prepare your boat, your stores and yourself for a long voyage alone.

Not only invaluable to single-handed sailors, but a definitive guide on seamanship. 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.

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Finished. A manual of yacht and boat sailing. Although this book targets the specific issues of singlehanded sailing, it has a lot of good ideas for anyone who sails short-handed like couples often do.

Not only does Andrew pull information from his own experience, accident reports and published studies, he shares Author: Daria Blackwell. His sailing books are must-reads for those who dream of straying from the beaten path and sailing in high-latitudes.

Gipsy Moth Circles The World – Francis Chichester In AugustFrances Chichester, set out from Plymouth on his foot ketch “Gypsy Moth VI”. 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/5(97).

Manta rays, dolphin, sharks, Goliath grouper, and many colorful reef fish move in and out of the story."Becoming a Sailor" also goes into technical detail about the repairs and additions to Sobrius, a Dufour Arpege, as well as the techniques the author had to learn in order to sail singlehanded on multi-day narrative moves.

[heavy book that may require extra shipping costs for overseas orders] Dixon Kemp's famous "Manual of Yacht and Boat Sailing" was first published in The general plan of that first edition was maintained in subsequent editions, but considerable new material was added to each edition reflecting the introduction of new designs, and the.

Singlehanded Sailing Thoughts, Tips, Techniques & Tactics. Andrew Evans. 12,99 € 12,99 € Beschreibung des Verlags "It takes thousands of hours of sailing to get the kind of knowledge contained in this book."-- from the Foreword by Bruce Schwab The ONLY bible for how to.

This book is the result of an almost “academic” study of the techniques of singlehanded sailing. It is also the result of trial and an incredible number of errors. For the first eight years of sailing, I can confidently say that something.

In International Marine published Singlehanded Sailing, an account of the experiences and techniques of the lone voyagers. It quickly became a classic in its field. Here for the first time in paperback is the long-awaited second edition.

Henderson offers penetrating insights into the psychology of singlehanders, their vessels, gear, strategies, and techniques, plus vivid accounts of. 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 /5(4).

"It takes thousands of hours of sailing to get the kind of knowledge contained in this book."-- 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/5.

In this heavily illustrated book Alastair Buchan passes on the lessons of his hard-won experience gained short- and single-handed sailing in coastal, offshore and ocean waters.

It will show you everything you need to know about handling a boat alone or short-handed, from choosing a suitable craft to passage planning, manoeuvring, sleep. Singlehanded Sailing offers an account of the experiences and techniques of the lone voyagers, and penetrating insights into the psychology of singlehanders, their vessels, gear, strategies, and techniques, plus vivid accounts of emergency experiences alone against the elements/5(24).

Singlehanded sailing by Richard Henderson, August 1,International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press edition, in English.What reviewers said about the first edition of Singlehanded Sailing: "This is more than just the most authoritative work to date on solo sailing.

Because it deals with people who've had to be expert seamen to survive, the book becomes, perforce, a manual of great usefulness to any yachtsman contemplating a shorthanded voyage/5(24).Single Handed Sailing members. A group specifically for those who sail their boats single handed over long distances.