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8 edition of Short-handed Sailing found in the catalog.

Short-handed Sailing

by Alastair Buchan

  • 18 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Wiley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sailing,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Sailing - General,
  • Sports & Recreation / Sailing,
  • Sailing, Single-handed

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8771948M
    ISBN 101904475213
    ISBN 109781904475217

      Seems that a lot of people have an interest in short handed/single handed sailing. Do you race or cruise? Many have clearly read Dave Adams book where he has a 20 minute cycle based on the time it takes for a ship to appear on the horizon to imminent collision. David was a master mariner but 30 years ago radar was not available sailing. Background: The biennial nm Rolex Fastnet Race is organized by the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) with just 7 boats sailing the first race in A record-sized fleet of boats started.

      Shorthanded sailing is easier than you think, it really is. Safety tips for shorthanded sailing. File a float plan. Let friends or the local Coast Guard know where and when you are sailing shorthanded. Always have a working VHF radio. VHF communication is for everyone. You probably won’t need help, but someone else may need your help.   Navigating when sailing short-handed can be an often-overlooked challenge. It can throw up stressful situations, particularly when it is the responsibility of just one member of the crew.

    Short-handed sailing is as important to cruising sailors as it is to those who race. On the Sun Odyssey , everything is simple, so the helmsman can handle everything once underway. The winches, sheets and other sail controls are accessible to the helm. SHORT-HANDED SAILING. By Alastair Buchan. Softcover, kg, pages, mm x mm, Colour Photographs and line drawings. Published in While relatively few cruise single-handed, many sail short-handed.


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Short-handed Sailing by Alastair Buchan Download PDF EPUB FB2

There is much more to short-handed sailing than a lack of crew. It demands a different approach, a new mindset. The crew's limited physical resources must be watched over with the same attention to detail as a miser guarding his hoard/5(12).

This book is described as a single (and short) handed sailing guide. Unfortunately almost all the content is general sailing information and tips that are essentially generic sailing information - if you have done ASA classes you'll have most of that info already/5(71).

Short-handed Sailing: Book Review Posted by David McDaniel | Book Reviews, Dogwatch, Reviews This book is a manual, a fundamentals textbook for managing a sailboat when crew is short or non-existent.

That is not say its message is aimed at solo-circumnavigators or. In this heavily illustrated book Alastair Buchan passes on the lessons of his hard-won experience gained short- and single-handed sailing in coastal, offshore and ocean waters. It will show you everything you need to know about handling a boat alone or short-handed, from choosing Short-handed Sailing book suitable craft to passage planning, manoeuvring, sleep.

And when short-handed, the crew’s limited physical resources must be watched over and zealously guarded. In this heavily Short-handed Sailing book book Alastair Buchan passes on the lessons of his hard-won experience gained short- and single-handed sailing in coastal, offshore and ocean : Alastair Buchan.

And when short-handed, the crew’s limited physical resources must be watched over and zealously guarded. In this heavily illustrated book Alastair Buchan passes on the lessons of his hard-won experience gained short- and single-handed sailing in coastal, offshore and ocean waters.

“Short-handed Sailing shows readers everything they need to know about handling a boat alone or shorthanded, from choosing a suitable craft to passage planning, maneuvering, sleep management and watch keeping.

Highly illustrated, it provides readers with the. One of the biggest challenges in short handed sailing is in combining the tasks of skipper and crew. It’s important to be aware of the compromises inherent this, particularly that it’s easy to become absorbed in a task of deck work and in doing so lose awareness of.

Buy Shorthanded Sailing: Singlehanded or Short of Crew by Buchan, Alastair (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(14).

Nevertheless, the following boats, and similar models in each respective range, are all good choices for shorthanded sailing. All offer easy short-handed sailing for a wide variety of owners, from those wanting a sedate experience to those seeking a fast and responsive, but ultimately safe, vessel.

Hanse   Short-Handed Sailing is a well compiled and splendidly illustrated book that shows you everything you need to know about handling a boat alone or short-handed." (Afloat, October ) "a very informative and practical book packed full of useful : Alastair Buchan.

While relatively few cruise single-handed, many sail short-handed. It may be a couple sailing together or a skipper with a novice crew - he may have lots of people onboard but, in terms of the sailing, he is probably short-handed.

They soon discover that there is so much more to short-handed sailing than a Brand: Alastair Buchan. about singlehanded sailing can be found on discussion forums and the odd magazine articles, this is the first collection of the varied aspects of the sport put together in one place.

It takes thousands of hours of sailing to get the kind of knowledge contained in this book. It also takes a lot of. I've read a number of other sailing books, including those geared toward solo or short handed, but none had the detail for handling specific situations that this one did.

But it's still a /5. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: This book will teach you everything you need to know about handling a boat alone or shorthanded, from choosing a suitable craft to passage planning, manoeuvring, sleep management and watchkeeping.

Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Buchan, Alastair. Short-Handed Sailing: Sailing solo or short-handed. La Vergne: Fernhurst Books Limited, ©   A man overboard is every double-handed crew’s nightmare; with only one pair of hands left on board to call for help, handle sail, get back to the casualty and then recover them to the deck, it.

CHESSS is dedicated to developing and improving shorthanded sailing techniques, accomplished through discussion, racing and shorthaned journeys. Professional skipper Simon Phillips gives his expert advice to make your life easier if you are sailing shorthanded.

And when short-handed, the crew’s limited physical resources must be watched over and zealously guarded. In this heavily illustrated book Alastair Buchan passes on the lessons of his hard-won experience gained short- and single-handed sailing in coastal, offshore and ocean waters.

Book Club - Read online for free. Alastair Buchan, Fernhurst Books Alastair Buchan’s ‘broad church’ concept of short-handed sailing includes the single competent crew member in a boatload of seasick novices and the half of a couple whose attention is not devoted to childcare, as well.Shorthanded Sailing Association of New Zealand.

K likes. Mission: To advance and promote short-handed sailing in New Zealand and organise successful short-handed racing in New Zealand waters.And when short-handed, the crew’s limited physical resources must be watched over and zealously guarded.

In this heavily illustrated book Alastair Buchan passes on the lessons of his hard-won experience gained short- and single-handed sailing in coastal, offshore and ocean : Fernhurst Books Limited.