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Open Boat Cruising by  John Glasspool - Hardcover - 1973-12-01 - from Lake Country Books and More and Biblio.com

Open Boat Cruising

by Glasspool, John

Condition: Very Good +/Very Good +


Nautical Publishing Co, 1973-12-01. Hardcover. Very Good +/Very Good +. Clean, solid copy with previous owner's embossed stamp on first page, otherwise no writing or creased corners to text. Cover corners and spine ends have light bumps. Jacket has light surface scratches and mild edge wear; no tears. Books that sell for $12 or more ship bubble wrapped and boxed; under $12 in a bubble mailer. Expedited and international orders may ship in a flat rate envelope rather than a box due to cost constraints. All US-addressed items ship with complimentary delivery confirmation.

This book is a straight forward explanation of the techniques of cruising in a small open sailboat. it suggests sizes and equipment for weekend and longer cruises in a variety of situations in boats that most use only for afternoon sailing. It allows people who cannot afford to purchase or maintain a "cruising boat" to enjoy nature in one of her most prolific and beautiful situations, while being ecologically sound and economically feasible. Illustrated, with drawings and photos




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