Nigel Calder’s Cruising Handbook
by Calder, Nigel
With the help of more than 750 drawings and photographs, Calder addresses the concerns of both coastal and offshore sailors. The first half of the book concentrates on how to select and set up a boat for cruising. Calder explains how to appraise a boat’s suitability for cruising as well as her deck and interior layouts and systems. In the second half, he focuses on essential skills, including boat handling, navigation, anchoring, reading the weather, and many others.