The Dinghy Cruising Companion : Tales and Advice from Sailing a Small Open Boat
By Roger Barnes
This guide, for all aspiring or already-enthusiastic dinghy cruisers, shows how to get started and how to expand your horizons.The information and advice is interwoven with wonderfully evocative stories of the author's adventures afloat, from idyllic weeks pottering around secluded rivers and coastlines to hair-raising voyages to remote islands. The text covers:Finding a good boatFitting out for daysailingBoatcraft under engine and oarMooring and anchoringPreparing for open waterOut at seaCoastal navigationDinghy homemakingKeeping comfortable and safeIllustrated throughout with inspirational colour photos and helpful illustrations, this book shows just why small boats are the perfect passport to remote and beautiful places.
Pb. 256pp 234x156mm Colour illustrations and photos throughout