Dinghy cruising is a magical way of exploring new coastlines and experiencing nature at close quarters. For families or solo sailors alike it offers a memorable adventure at an affordable cost, and with the freedom to pull up at any time, on any beach or riverbank that looks appealing.
In this book Margaret Dye shares the knowledge gained from many years' experience to help others enjoy cruising in a dinghy to the full. With practical advice on how to prepare and equip the boat and tips on how best to cruise in a dinghy, this book will be a boon to anyone - of any age - who longs for the freedom to go where they like when they like on the water.
Newly updated to reflect recent developments in kit, equipment and
techniques, this edition also includes a chapter on dinghy cruising for
those with disabilities.
'Inspirational stuff for lovers of small boats' Classic Boat
'The ultimate textbook for adventuring by dinghy' Cruising
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 402 g
Dimensions: 216 x 138 x 13 mm
Edition: 4th Revised edition
"There really is a wealth of knowledge imparted in a very easy style." * Nautical Magazine *
Author Margaret and her husband Frank, who died last year, cruised their 16ft Wayfarer a staggering 34,000 miles all over the world, including a famous North Sea crossing in which Frank was dismasted but made landfall in Norway under jury rig. This book draws on all Margaret's experience, including practical advice on choosing, preparing and equipping your boat, and living aboard. -- Bill Anderson * Yachting Monthly *