How to Sail Around the World: Advice and Ideas for Voyaging Under Sail

byHal Roth

Hardcover | October 20, 2003

How to Sail Around the World: Advice and Ideas for Voyaging Under Sail by Hal Roth
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A new classic from one of the world's most respected sailing authors

More than 35 years ago, Hal Roth quit his job as a journalist and went sailing. Since then, he's logged more than 200,000 sea miles. Along the way, Roth also has authored eight voyaging classics, including the 1978 bestseller After 50,000 Miles.

Taking that book as its starting point, this handsome new volume incorporates the new technologies and discoveries of the last quarter century along with another 150,000 miles of experience.

A compendium of mature, time-tested sea wisdom from one of the world's most respected sailing writers, How to Sail Around the World will tell the reader:

  • How to choose and equip a sailboat for long-distance cruising, with an emphasis on simplicity and a modest budget
  • How to plan and conduct a voyage anywhere in the world
  • How to master the arts of navigation, anchoring, and daily life aboard in exotic places
  • How to cope with storms at sea--the most complete and authoritative treatise on this critical topic ever published
Hal Roth has raced around the world singlehanded in the BOC Challenges of 1986 - 87 and 1990 - 91. He has crossed the Pacific five times, the Atlantic eleven times, and has rounded Cape Horn three times. In all he has logged 200,000 miles. He is the author of ten books of high adventure, including After 50,000 Miles, Two Against Cape H...
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Title:How to Sail Around the World: Advice and Ideas for Voyaging Under SailFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:9.4 X 7.8 X 1.04 inShipping dimensions:9.4 X 7.8 X 1.04 inPublished:October 20, 2003Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071429514

ISBN - 13:9780071429511

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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