9780071636520

The Sailor's Book of Small Cruising Sailboats Reviews and Comparisons of 360 Boats Under 26 Feet

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  • ISBN13:

    9780071636520

  • ISBN10:

    0071636528

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2010
  • Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
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Summary

For the first time ever, a comparative survey of 95 percent of the fiberglass pocketcruising sailboats ever builtAuthor Steve Henkel has researched hundreds of cruising sailboats less than 26 feet long--pocket cruisers--to create this definitive gallery and handbook of the small cruising sailboats built in the last 45 years.With detailed plans, specifications, performanceindexes, and commentary for every model the authorcould find (360 in all!),The Sailor's Book of Small CruisingSailboatsis your ideal core reference for the used and new boats you see on the water.

Author Biography

Steve Henkel is an illustrator and writer. He has been fascinated by boats for 50 years and has owned more 30 different types over the years. While working as an engineer and business planner he helped start SAILOR magazine (now Racing World) in 1985, and has been writing about sailing ever since. He is the author of two other books for the International Marine imprint.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface
Introduction
ONE. Guide to the Reviews
TWO. Sixty-three Boats 14' to 19' (on deck)
THREE. Seventy Boats 20' and 21'
FOUR. Sixty-five Boats 22'
FIVE. Forty-five Boats 23'
SIX. Fifty-three Boats 24'
SEVEN. Sixty-four Boats 25'
EIGHT. What to Consider When Buying a Small Cruising Sailboat
NINE. One Hundred Choices for the Best Small Cruiser
TEN. Author’s Gallery of Photos
Index

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