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Description - The Annapolis Book of Seamanship by John Rousmaniere

Since the publication of the widely hailed first edition in 1983, THE ANNAPOLIS BOOK OF SEAMANSHIP has set the standard by which other books on sailing are measured. It is a comprehansive guide to all aspects of seamanship from the the simplest ABC's to the most advanced skills and lastest electronics. As comprehensive and detailed as the book is, the wealth of technical information is presented in a way that is uniquely readable; it is both useful and easy to use. The author John Rousmaniere and artist Mark Smith bring decades of experience both as sailors and as professional comunnicators to this beautifully produced book. From navigation and seamanship to boat and gear maintenance, from pleasure cruising to heavy-weather sailing, here is the definitive, state-of-the-art guide that provides systematic step-by-step techniques to see you through every situation on deck and in the cockpit.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780684854205
ISBN-10: 0684854201
Format: Hardback
(279mm x 216mm x 28mm)
Pages: 416
Imprint: Simon & Schuster
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 1-Oct-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - John Rousmaniere

JOHN ROUSMANIERE has been a sailor for more than forty years, he is one of the sports acknowledged authorities and has written fifteen technical and historical books. MARK SMITH is a commercial artist and art director, as well as being a lifelong sailor.

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