The Best Used Boat Notebook
From the Pages of Sailing Mazine, a New Collection of Detailed Reviews of 40 Used Boats Plus a Look at 10 Great Used Boats to Sail Around the World
By (author) John Kretschmer
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Best Used Boat Notebook by John Kretschmer
Book DescriptionWith the used boat market growing and becoming more complex, here is the book that all boat buyers have been waiting for: John Kretschmer's Used Boat Notebook has long been one of the most popular features in Sailing Magazine where Kretschmer provides a hard hitting, detailed review of a well-known boat each month. In this new collection, Kretschmer dedicates each chapter to an individual boat, providing the same fine details and updated information that made his magazine column a success. The thoroughly researched reviews of the 40 most popular boats include owner insights, a guide to common problems and suggestions on where to find parts, advice and support. There are plenty of books that offer general information on what to look for in an offshore boat, but only this book focuses on the specifics a prospective buyer is looking for.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781574092349
(257mm x 181mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Sheridan House
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Publish Date: 30-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author John Kretschmer
Sailing a Serious Ocean, Hardback (November 2013)
Tells you what to expect when sailing the oceans and shows how to sail safely across them. This book includes tales of storm that encounters and other examples of extreme seamanship will help you prepare for your journey and give you confidence to handle any situation - even heavy weather.
Cape Horn to Starboard, Paperback (April 2010)
A story of college-dropout John Kretschmer's quixotic voyage to retrace the route of the clipper ships, from New York to San Francisco by way of Cape Horn. This 'doubling the Horn', as it was called, was a formidable challenge to ships exceeding two hundred feet in length, as they routinely battled headwinds of fifty knots and mountainous seas.
At the Mercy of the Sea, Paperback (September 2007)
Retraces the journeys of three lone sailors swept up by a monster hurricane that confounds various predictions.
Flirting with Mermaids, Paperback (March 2003)» View all books by John Kretschmer
The adventure-laden tales of a sailboat delivery skipper, in his own words. Consistently captivating, John Kretschmer's stories are alternately funny and harrowing.
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Author Biography - John Kretschmer
John Kretschmer has been a sailboat delivery skipper for over 25 years and has made over 100 deliveries. A contributing editor to Sailing Magazine and a regular contributor to the Miami Herald, he also wrote Flirting with Mermaids, published by Sheridan House. He currently lives in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, with his wife Lesa and their two daughters.
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