The Practical Mariner's Book of Knowledge PDF ePub eBook

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The Practical Mariner's Book of Knowledge free pdf Between these covers is the essence of centuries of seafaring experience, distilled into a concise, alphabetically organized reference for sailors and powerboaters. You'll find rules of thumb for hull thickness, bottom paint coverage, estimating distances, when to hoist and lower flags, predicting weather, which colors are unlucky, rope size and strength, anchoring rights, making a rum punch, and a lot more. This is either the most useful boating book ever designed to entertain or the most entertaining book ever designed to be useful. Open it to any page and browse awhile. You'll see.

About John Vigor

John Vigor (Oak Harbor, WA), a journalist for 35 years and former managing editor of Sea Magazine, has sailed more than 15,000 ocean miles. He is the author of The Practical Mariner's Book of Knowledge (IM, 1994).

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Author : John Vigor
Publisher : International Marine Publishing Co
Data Published : 01 February 1994
ISBN : 0070674752
EAN : 9780070674752
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 256 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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