Sailing, Yachts & Yarns (Hardcover)

Author: Cunliffe, Tom

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Sailing, Yachts and Yarns is a treasure chest of nautical wit and wisdom. Tom Cunliffe has chosen the very best of his writing for Yachting Monthly magazine to ensure a lively mix of anecdote, opinion and instruction. Tom shares the lessons learned navigating an engineless yacht across the Atlantic with only the stars to guide him - he also lets loose on the red tape and rules that he sees infringing on the freedom of the seas. There are hilarious tales take the reader on a voyage from the frozen waters of Greenland to the palm trees of the Tropics. Tom has a gift for explaining the magic of sail and his writing is a marvelous antidote to mass market commercialism that threatens to engulf sailing. This is a perfect book for dipping into to discover another gem from one of greatest sailing writers alive today.

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Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
Mfg Part# 9781119992837
SKU 219119308
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1119992834
Release Date 5/1/2011
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 9.5H x 6.25L x 1T
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Editors Note Sailing, Yachts and Yarns is a treasure chest of nautical wit and wisdom. Tom Cunliffe has chosen the very best of his writing for Yachting Monthly magazine to ensure a lively mix of anecdote, opinion and instruction. Tom shares the lessons learned navigating an engineless yacht across the Atlantic with only the stars to guide him – he also lets loose on the red tape and rules that he sees infringing on the freedom of the seas. There are hilarious tales take the reader on a voyage from the frozen waters of Greenland to the palm trees of the Tropics. Tom has a gift for explaining the magic of sail and his writing is a marvelous antidote to mass market commercialism that threatens to engulf sailing. This is a perfect book for dipping into to discover another gem from one of greatest sailing writers alive today.
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0232
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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