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Short-handed Sailing [Paperback]

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Item description for Short-handed Sailing by Alastair Buchan...

A practical guide for the solo sailor or shorthanded crew -- manoeuvres, short passages and ocean crossings.

Singlehanded or short of crew? This colour guide gives practical advice on manoeuvring, cruising, passage-making and getting some sleep! This is a book no thinking sailor should be without.

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Pages   144
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.29" Width: 6.61" Height: 0.39"
Weight:   0.79 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Dec 26, 2006
Publisher   Wiley
ISBN  1904475213  
ISBN13  9781904475217  

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More About Alastair Buchan

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Alastair Buchan began sailing on the Clyde. In a Hurley 20 he sailed single-handed round Britain, and made his first single-handed Atlantic circuit. He made his second in a Dockrell 27 (27ft this time) sailing from Britain to the Caribbean and onto the USA via Venezuela and Cuba before sailing home.

Alastair Buchan was born in 1918 and died in 1976 and has an academic affiliation as follows - TBC.

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A worthless "little" Book and I do mean little  Feb 12, 2008
Never have I paid as much for a book, and gotten so little. When it came in the mail I thought I had gotten a magazine. Only 135 pages of short paragraphs containing general information that any sailor would already know. Book has tiny little pictures, most of which are not even captioned. Also the author has a very strange idea of what short-handed sailing means: skipper and 1 or 2 crew is short handed? The book certainly doesn't refer to single-handing at all. There are other books on solo-sailing and shorthanded sailing out there with twice the information and for less money.

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