Get an enticing preview of cutting-edge rigs, equipment, tactics, and techniques. Tomorrow?s cruising sail technology, techniques, and strategies are developed, tested, and refined in today?s racing sailboats. Blue Water Sailing Manual provides you with a comprehensive survey of competitive offshore sailing gear and practices. This tantalizing look into the future of sailing examines the latest in sails, electronic navigation, weather routing, crew preparation and safety, boat handling, night sailing, heavy-weather tactics, jury rigs, survival techniques, and more. Hardback. 272 pages.