By Daniel Spurr
Is your boat able to move cruising?
Just approximately each sailboat—used and new—can make an excellent cruiser, yet provided that the hull-deck constitution, rig, and platforms meet definite criteria. Spurr’s advisor to Upgrading Your Cruising Sailboat tells you what these criteria are, and provides you the entire assist you have to refurbish and improve each constitution, floor, becoming, and method in your boat—stem to stern, undertaking via project.
This all-in-one advisor leads you step-by-step to a seaworthy, crew-friendly boat with top-notch cruising functionality. not just will you examine what to appear for should you purchase a brand new or used boat, you will additionally the right way to strengthen your boat’s hull and structural parts, redecorate and exchange rigging, improve electric platforms, and lots more and plenty extra. specific good points include:
- A special survey of 70 used and new fiberglass sailboats most fitted to offshore sailing
- Gear and gear techniques by means of model name
- Construction information and different crucial beneficial properties of a robust, secure cruising boat
- How to make severe maintenance to the deck, hull, bulkheads, blisters, and portlights
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