Cruising for Cowards
by Copeland, Liza & Andy Copeland
2nd ed. Buying a new boat? Have equipment or provisioning concerns? Feel ambivalent about boating? This popular reference book is full of invaluable practical information from experienced cruisers. It includes design and construction criteria, equipment and communications choices and safety issues. It gives organizational and maintenance information for the deck and below; remedies for reticent crew; suggestions for children and pets; and more.