Cruisers Handbook of Fishing 2 E EBOOK

Author: Scott Bannerot
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071427880
Release Date: 2003-09-16
Genre: Sports & Recreation

"The definitive book." -Cruising World "Every culture has its bible, and until now, there wasn't one for the voyager with a passion for catching fish." --Ocean Navigator Here is the first-ever complete guide to finding, catching, processing, and cooking fish from the decks of a slow-moving cruising sail- or powerboat. Scott and Wendy Bannerot have successfully cruise-fished tropical and temperate seas for more than two decades.

The Cruiser s Handbook of Fishing

Author: Scott Bannerot
Publisher: International Marine Publishing
ISBN: 0071345604
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Sports & Recreation

""The definitive book." -"Cruising World ""Every culture has its bible, and until now, there wasn't one for the voyager with a passion for catching fish." --"Ocean Navigator Here is the first-ever complete guide to finding, catching, processing, and cooking fish from the decks of a slow-moving cruising sail- or powerboat. Scott and Wendy Bannerot have successfully cruise-fished tropical and temperate seas for more than two decades.

World Cruising Destinations

Author: Jimmy Cornell
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9781408114018
Release Date: 2010-07-13
Genre: Sports & Recreation

A comprehensive profile of every cruising destination in the world by the guru of long distance sailing.

Storm Tactics Handbook

Author: Larry Pardey
Publisher: L&L Pardey Publications
ISBN: 1929214871
Release Date: 2008-10-02
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Since writing the previous edition of Storm Tactics Handbook, Lin and Larry have voyaged an additional 35,000 miles. This has taken them as far north as Norway, twice across the Atlantic, south to Argentina and into the Pacific, around Cape Horn contrary to the prevailing winds then on a North Pacfic circuit. With insights gained from these recent voyages, they have fully revised and expanded this text by more than 40% including seven completely new chapters – among them; Lessons from Cape Horn, An interview on storm survival and heaving to with the late Sir Peter Blake, Heaving-to using a Gale Rider on 55 foot Morgan’s Cloud, Adding Rudder Protection Stops. Discussions on avoiding chafe, building and using storm staysails, choosing storm gear, when to deploy para-anchors, tactics for avoiding the worst areas of cyclonic storms and many more have been expanded to answer questions posed by readers and seminar attendees.

Sport Fish of the Pacific

Author: Vic Dunaway
Publisher: Florida Sportsman
ISBN: 0936240288
Release Date: 2004-03-01
Genre: Nature

Answer to these common questions, plus many others, are finally answered in this new book by Florida Sportsman Senior Editor Vic Dunaway.

Cruising Chef Cookbook

Author: Michael Greenwald
Publisher: Paradise Cay Publications
ISBN: 0939837463
Release Date: 2000-12-30
Genre: Cooking

The Cruising Chef Cookbook is the bestselling, most extensive sailors' cookbook ever written. Twenty-two years in print and ten reprints make it clear that sailors consider it essential equipment.The new Cruising Chef is actually a book of nautical wisdom in the guise of a cookbook. It contains hundreds of tips plus more than 300 delicious recipes. Includes an extensive discussion of preparing for a voyage and resupplying in native markets.Special Cooking Techniques describes pressure cooking, stir frying and grilling, particularly useful techniques for the galley chef. Greenwald's salty humor is found throughout the book. His vignette, Planning for the Big Eater is a delight. Fishing is a sidesplitting description of his idea of sport fishing.

World Voyage Planner

Author: Jimmy Cornell
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9781408156315
Release Date: 2012-08-16
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Jimmy Cornell is the undisputed authority on long distance voyaging. In his new book, he helps the would-be voyager plan their trip step by step. Aimed at those seriously contemplating an extended cruise (and those dreaming about the possibility), this book will give an idea of what is involved in developing the right strategy. Amongst many other aspects, Jimmy looks at: - World weather systems - Strategies for sailing long or short circuits in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans - The pros and cons of different routes at different times of year (taking in account weather, timings, wind directions and strengths, likelihood of fog, icebergs, gales, etc) - The pros and cons, attractions and dangers of different routes (such as the problem of piracy) - Practicalities (repair facilities, common gear breakage on extended voyages, places to leave the boat to fly home if necessary, health considerations, provisioning for a long trip, personal safety measures, and much more) - Jimmy's top ten list of common things that ruin a voyage Written from an international point of view, Jimmy Cornell's Blue Water Voyage Planning can help sailors from any country going to any other achieve a safe and enjoyable cruise.

Nigel Calder s Cruising Handbook A Compendium for Coastal and Offshore Sailors

Author: Nigel Calder
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071797351
Release Date: 2001-05-28
Genre: Transportation

The most comprehensive and helpful guide ever written for selecting and equipping a cruising sailboat Whether you’re a coastal or offshore cruiser, you’ll find your most pressing concerns treated with the know-how that makes for skillful, confident cruising in Nigel Calder’s Cruising Handbook. The author -- one of the most respected marine how-to authors on either side of the Atlantic, and author of the universally admired Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual, -- walks you through all key technical and practical aspects of modern cruising systems and equipment, providing you with a summary of the skills necessary for safe, enjoyable sailing. The first half of the book includes an easy-to-use tabular method for evaluating a boat's suitability for cruising; ideas for workable deck and interior lay-outs and organization; how to choose and configure suitable boat systems for cruising; and how to install gear for trouble free operation. The book's second half teaches you boat handling skills; core navigational expertise; anchoring techniques; weather understanding; heavy weather expertise; and specific skills for long-term and long-distance cruising.

Catamarans

Author: Gregor Tarjan
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071596224
Release Date: 2007-10-08
Genre: Sports & Recreation

The modern cruising catamaran has arrived The arguments are over and the verdict is in--cruising catamarans comprise a rapidly growing percentage of the cruising fleet worldwide. Their advantages of space, stability, speed, and handling under power are truly compelling, and modern cats are every bit as reliable as monohulls. This long overdue, in-depth guide will help you choose and cruise the right catamaran for your needs. “An authoritative guide for novices and experienced sailors; the best book written on the subjects since the early 1990s.”--“Trimaran” Jim Brown, renowned multihull designer “In Catamarans, Gregor Tarjan shares his enthusiasm for yachts with two hulls, based on years of sailing all types. An excellent introduction.”--Dick Newick, legendary catamaran and trimaran designer “If you are contemplating spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on a cruising catamaran, the small price of this book is probably the best investment you could possibly start with.”--from the Foreword by Charles K. Chiodi, publisher of Multihulls Magazine

Voyaging With Kids

Author: Behan Gifford
Publisher: Lin and Larry Pardey
ISBN: 9781929214334
Release Date: 2015-09-18
Genre: Sports & Recreation

“A treasure-trove of useful, well-organized information on sea-going parenting.” —Gary “Cap’n Fatty” Goodlander, Author of Buy, Outfit and Sail Choosing a boat that is right for your family; handling the naysayers; keeping your children safe, healthy and entertained afloat—this inspirational and comprehensive guide may be just what you need to turn your dream into a reality. The three authors, who have each voyaged thousands of miles with children on board, provide a factual and balanced look at the realities of family life on the sea. From their own experience and with information from interviews with dozens of other voyaging parents, they discuss caring for an infant on board, handling the changing needs of children as they grow, education options, ensuring parents find the private time to keep their relationships in tune, and helping children make the eventual transition back to shore life. Added to the authors’ voices are sidebars from other cruising parents with specialized information on subjects as diverse as handling special diets and how your children can keep in touch with friends around the world. A unique bonus chapter, written by a dozen former cruising kids, looks at the long-term effects of breaking away from shoreside normalcy. A substantial appendix of resources provides valuable further information on the subjects covered in this book. It is said that every parent inflicts their lifestyle choices on their children. Read this book to find why heading out to sea with your children may be the most rewarding infliction of all.

GENTLEMAN S GUIDE TO PASSAGES SOUTH

Author: Bruce Van Sant
Publisher:
ISBN: 1470146967
Release Date: 2012-03-14
Genre:

This is the Tenth and last Edition of the popular directions for sailing south to the Bahamas and the Caribbean. For more than twenty years Van Sant repeatedly surveyed nearly 200 anchorages between Florida and South America. He racked up well over 80,000 sea miles doing it, mostly single-handed. Why? You'll find some interesting answers in his book of stories, Margarita Cat, but es�sentially, he did it because he liked doing it. Sailing up and down the chain of islands so much and so often, he got to looking for shorter and easier ways to navigate between each link in the chain, and he kept refining detailed nav plans for every leg. He has systematically taken the thorns out of the route they used to call the Thorny Path. For example, he exploits the calming effects on wind and sea which result from land cooling on each side of an inter-island passage. Applying his many methods, both sail and power can make safe, comfortable and pleasant progress even against normally impenetrable trade winds and seas. Passages South offers an illustrated manual of instruction for specific passages and harbors down islands as well as a cruising guide for the Greater Antilles islands of Hispaniola and Puerto Rico. It has sailed aboard tens of thousands of boats passaging between the Americas. It should sail with you too.

Sailing the Farm

Author: Ken Neumeyer
Publisher: Ten Speed Pr
ISBN: UOM:49015000934357
Release Date: 1982-01-01
Genre: Nature

"Independence on thirty feet. A survival guide to homesteading on the ocean"--Jacket subtitle. "Consider a boat as a total life support system--living on board, at home, on the seas or in port; sailing where you choose to go and moving on when it is time."

World Cruising Routes

Author: Jimmy Cornell
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9781408158883
Release Date: 2014-02-27
Genre: Navigation

A guide to nearly 1,000 sailing routes covering all the oceans of the world, geared specifically to the needs of cruising sailors. It advises on the winds, currents, regional and seasonal weather, and optimum times for individual routes, plus over 6,000 waypoints.

The Voyager s Handbook

Author: Beth Leonard
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071784481
Release Date: 2006-12-07
Genre: Sports & Recreation

“Belongs in the bookshelf of every cruising vessel.”—Blue Water Sailing “If you are serious about that extended voyage, read The Voyager’s Handbook.”—Sailing “Every now and then a new voice emerges in the world of sailing literature that stands out, a voice that is both clear and of lasting quality. The appearance of such a new voice is something of an event, and that’s what we’d call the publication of The Voyager’s Handbook.”—Blue Water Sailing This inspirational and comprehensive manual leads you step by step through every aspect of choosing, planning, and following the voyager’s life. Using three example boats representing three cruising lifestyles—Simplicity, Moderation, and Highlife—Beth Leonard helps make your bluewater dreams come true, whether you’re sailing on a shoestring or a CEO’s pension. Starting with the things you can’t do without—an enthusiastic crew, a seaworthy boat, and, of course, money—Leonard offers sage advice on how to select crewmembers who are truly committed to the voyage, how to choose the right boat for you, and how to find just the right approach to financing your voyage and making the most of every dollar spent. Managing life from a floating home and keeping that home livable, seaworthy, and safe requires you to become, among other things, the ship’s purser, engineer, doctor, cook, and cruise director. You’ll discover how to prepare for these new roles and put necessary equipment and arrangements in place before you untie your docklines. This exquisitely detailed guide also helps you master the skills you’ll need to handle a boat at sea with a small crew, including Weather forecasting Passage planning Watchkeeping Heavy-weather sailing Emergency management Midocean repairs Complete with dozens of easy-to-use graphs and tables for quick reference, along with the hard-won wisdom of experienced cruisers, The Voyager’s Handbook is the ultimate resource for anyone who is planning, preparing for, or just dreaming about a great adventure on the high seas.

All in the Same Boat

Author: Tom Neale
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071427910
Release Date: 2003-09-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

This work is one family's testament to the belief that you can lead a life of your choosing. It shows how to choose the right boat, prepare the crew and boat, make provision for long-term cruising, raise and educate children, get along in close quarters, and learn what you can leave behind.