Speed Sailing
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Speed Sailing

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Published by Random House Value Publishing .
Written in English


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  • Nonfiction - General

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Open LibraryOL7704555M
ISBN 100517639084
ISBN 109780517639085

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  This sailing classic, first published in , is now available as an e-book. Sailing has come a long way in terms of technology and creature comforts since the author’s voyages more than 30 years ago with her husband, Chris Knight, aboard Leucothea, their Bermuda 30 ketch.   Sailing – the freedom and the pleasure of feeling the wind and the water in your face is unbeatable. If you’ve never sailed the high seas, but still long to feel the pleasure of doing so, reading about sailing and great voyages might be the next best thing. Here are 8 great sailing books for your reading pleasure. Tony Marchaj, an avid sailor and independent aerodynamics consultant, theorizes that the "increased casualities amongst contemporary yachts" is due to modern sailing yacht design, which, he feels, often sacrifices safety for speed. In this book, the author attempts to objectively consider "the design features" which contribute to a sailing.   A logbook is important on a  sailboat  for recording all sorts of information. Originally the logbook was for navigation, named for the "log" thrown overboard on a line for a speed determination based on how many " knots " in the line were pulled out in a given : Tom Lochhaas.