Bluewater Sailing on a Budget

byJames Elfers

Paperback | December 2, 2014

Bluewater Sailing on a Budget by James Elfers
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Expert advice on how to find (and purchase and outfit) that safe, affordable, and responsive sailboat to take readers around the world, or around the bay

Unlike other books that go into fundamentals about rudder designs, etc., Bluewater Sailing for Any Budget concentrates on specific advice about the search process, the buying process, and final outfitting. The centerpiece of the book is yacht delivery captain and marina owner James Elfer's analysis of 20 offshore-capable sailboats available for under $50,000. This one-of-a-kind list of boats is based on an exhaustive survey of industry professionals, and the boats are readily available for purchase in most regions.

  • Unique, well researched and well-founded list of capable boats
  • Includes first-person accounts from owners
  • Table of data for each boat, including important capsize number (an indicator of stability)
  • Multiple photos and lines plans
Jim Elfers has been a United States Coast Guard licensed mariner for 30 years and has spent his entire career in the marine industry.During this time has worked as a yacht captain, marine surveyor, boatyard operator, and marina manager with over 50,000 miles logged on various oceans. He is the author of The Baja Bash cruising guide, a...
Title:Bluewater Sailing on a BudgetFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:9.1 X 7.3 X 0.4 inShipping dimensions:9.1 X 7.3 X 0.4 inPublished:December 2, 2014Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071808035

ISBN - 13:9780071808033

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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