This is the book about the biggest sailing experiences in the smallest sailing craft. With their shallow draft and easy handling, the smallest "pocket cruisers" give access to coastal experiences inaccessible for bigger sailboats.
It has never been easier nor more affordable to acquire a small sailboat and enjoy the pleasures of yachting: Go on picnics for a few hours, go fishing, anchor in a beautiful place or on holiday cruises along near and far shores, visiting small islands and protected fjords and bays.
"Pocket Cruising and Micro Adventures" is the handbook for you, who would like to practice the enjoyments of a simple sailing life and get far for your money. It comes with valuable advice for both future and already passionate pocket skippers.
Micro Adventures at sea
Why small is great
Sailing on a small budget
Choose a good boat
Purchasing a 30-50 year old boat
Maintenance and repair
Passage making in safety and comfort
Golden Age GRP Pocket cruisers of the 1960's and 70's
Modern pocket cruisers
104 illustrations, 13 in colour.
41 older constructions and 15 comtemporary
The book will guide you about fitting out and sailing tiny small cruising yachts. Get inspiration for your own micro adventures, which can be experienced just beyond the breakwater and don't require you to embark on an ocean passage.
Read about mange popular boat types from the Danish sailing scene of the 1960's and 70's told by their owners: Why they chose their particular boats and how they use them today.