By Beth Leonard
“Belongs within the bookshelf of each cruising vessel.”―Blue Water Sailing
“If you're eager about that prolonged voyage, learn The Voyager’s Handbook.”―Sailing
“Every every now and then a brand new voice emerges on the planet of cruising literature that stands proud, a voice that's either transparent and of lasting caliber. the looks of the sort of new voice is whatever of an occasion, and that’s what we’d name the ebook of The Voyager’s Handbook.”―Blue Water Sailing
This inspirational and entire handbook leads you step-by-step via each point of selecting, making plans, and following the voyager’s existence. utilizing 3 instance boats representing 3 cruising lifestyles―Simplicity, Moderation, and Highlife―Beth Leonard is helping make your bluewater desires come actual, even if you’re crusing on a shoestring or a CEO’s pension. beginning with the belongings you can’t do without―an enthusiastic group, a seaworthy boat, and, after all, money―Leonard bargains sage recommendation on the right way to decide on crewmembers who're really dedicated to the voyage, the best way to decide on the correct boat for you, and the way to discover simply the ideal method of financing your voyage and benefiting from each buck spent.
Managing existence from a floating domestic and maintaining that domestic livable, seaworthy, and secure calls for you to develop into, between different issues, the ship’s purser, engineer, health care provider, prepare dinner, and cruise director. You’ll observe tips on how to arrange for those new roles and placed invaluable gear and preparations in position sooner than you untie your docklines. This exquisitely targeted advisor additionally is helping you grasp the abilities you’ll have to deal with a ship at sea with a small group, together with
- Weather forecasting
- Passage making plans
- Heavy-weather crusing
- Emergency administration
- Midocean upkeep
Complete with dozens of easy-to-use graphs and tables for fast reference, besides the hard-won knowledge of skilled cruisers, The Voyager’s Handbook is the final word source for someone who's making plans, getting ready for, or simply dreaming a few nice experience at the excessive seas.