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by Peter Berman

Download Outfitting the Offshore Cruising Sailboat eBook
ISBN:
0939837994
Author:
Peter Berman
Category:
Transportation
Language:
English
Publisher:
Paradise Cay Publications (August 1, 2012)
Pages:
256 pages
EPUB book:
1490 kb
FB2 book:
1797 kb
DJVU:
1603 kb
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Rating:
4.5
Votes:
367


Published over 500 DIY How-To articles about boat design, construction, inspection, operation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair. We are working hard to do more.

Published over 500 DIY How-To articles about boat design, construction, inspection, operation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair.

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Nautical Charts and Cruising Guides, Marine Electronics, Plotting and Weather Software, and Boating Safety Gear for Power and Sail. Outfitting the Offshore Cruising Sailboat.

Boat Building, Repair & Maintena. He draws on his 40 years experience to describe how to overhall and refit a myriad of different sailboats in preparation for offshore voyaging. The author’s basic premise is that new offshore sailboats are expensive, and the market in used cruising sailboats is vast. There is something for everyone here.

If contemplating a used sailboat for extended cruising, consider this . Also, prepare a realistic annual maintenance budget before the purchase.

If contemplating a used sailboat for extended cruising, consider this hard-earned advice before signing a check and taking the plunge.

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Choosing a boat for offshore cruising is not a decision to be taken lightly. Everyone you speak to will have a different point of view about which boat is best and why, but few question the importance of getting it right. No matter what your budget, there is a bewildering array of choice and a number of important decisions to make, any one of which could severely impact the enjoyment and eventual success of your voyage.

Several books have been offered on buying used sailboats for the purpose of long distance voyaging including John Vigor's 20 Small Sailboats and Gregg Nestor's Twenty Affordable Sailboats. The used boats reviewed in these books are all available to those on a modest budget, and there are plenty other used fiberglass production boats out there which are solid candidates for the would-be cruiser. In
  • Vozuru
Very thorough and hard-headed analysis of what does and does not stand up to long-term offshore use in the writer's experience. Little good news here for current owners. Example: I thought auxiliary diesels were bulletproof: Nope, they're not made for the long haul. He does like in-mast furling, though. Go figure.
  • Winasana
Extremely well written. Well organized. Many, many essential fine points to know and look for in outfitting or refitting a boat.
  • It's so easy
I'm surprised at how easy it is to read and how much I'm learning. I'm not sure if I'm learning new things or just putting a lot of things together in a more organized way of thinking. Either way I have learned enough to make it a good purchase. When you're going offshore you can never be too careful or too prepared. This is helping me get better organized and make better decisions about how I spend my money on the boat. I recommend it.
  • Fog
Worthless. Don't waste your money
  • Kaim
An experienced hand gives forth on the many most important considerations and

likely costs of restoring a cruising sailboat. Estimates are a little daunting when added all up but still

much less than a comparable new boat. A valuable corrective for the casual dreamer.

Covers the range of options on less and more elaborate projects.