The Cruising Life: A Commonsense Guide for the Would-Be Voyager
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The Cruising Life: A Commonsense Guide for the Would-Be Voyager

  • Author: Jim Trefethen
  • A-to-Z Guide Preparing Ordinary People for Cruising to Exotic Ports
  • Format: Hardcover Pages: 304, Published: August 2015
  • Item #: 
    Paradise Cay
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    1.40 Lbs.
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    • Thousands of ordinary people are living their dreams of sailing the world thanks to The Cruising Life
    • This completely updated Second Edition aims to help thousands more find adventure over the horizon
    • Even if you've never sailed before, this A-to-Z guide can have you cruising to exotic ports within five years
    • Your adventure begins right at home, practicing to live a sensible life with only the essentials, as described by lifelong sailor Jim Trefethen, who relishes the cruising life in retirement
    • Along your path to living at sea, Jim prepares you to:
      • Discuss the pros, cons, and realities of the cruising life with your spouse
      • Save and maintain the best type of cruising fund to meet your goals
      • Strip away your anchors, including useless possessions, credit card debt, and your job
      • Manage, grow, and protect your cruising fund while at sea
      • Develop essential skills for living on the water, and how to earn an income selling those skills
      • Find the boat you need, outfitted with the essential gear and equipment, in your price range
      • Assimilate into the sailing community by developing the traits of a successful cruiser
    • If you think age, experience, and money can keep you from the cruising life, you haven't read The Cruising Life, Second Edition


    • Format: Hardcover
    • Pages: 304pp
    • Dimensions: 9.2 x 7.4 x 1
    • ISBN-13: 9780071823210
    • Author: Jim Trefethen
    • Supplier/Publisher: McGraw Hill/ International Marine
    • Published Date: 2015 Date
    WARNING: This product MAY expose you to chemicals, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects and/or other reproductive harm. For more information go to

    Weems & Plath The Cruising Log
    Item #: 803261
  • Contains a Guest Registry and Quick Reference pages
  • Dimensions: 11-1/2" x 8-5/8"
  • Designed to fit inside the Weems & Plath teak and leather covers
  •  Include

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    Cruising Cuisine
    Item #: 050079
  • Author: Kay Pastorius
  • Over 500 Delectable Recipes that Emphasize use of Fresh, Local Ingredients
  • Format: Paperback, Pages: 230, Published: September 1997, Edition: 1st
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    Paradise Cay Get Ready to Cruise - DVD
    Item #: 050622
  • Offshore Sailing by Lin and Larry Pardey - Part One
  • Ideas and Hints to Make Your Boat Safer, Easier to Handle, and more Enjoyable
  • Run Time: 98 Minutes
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