Foreword to the Third Edition
Introduction to the First Edition
PREPARING TO GO
1 Parameters for Choosing a Cruising Boat
2 From a Wish to a Design
3 What Does Cruising Cost?
4 Boat Insurance, Medical Insurance— A Matter of Risk Management
5 The Question of Children and Cruising
6 Medical Preparations for Cruising
CHOOSING THE GEAR TO GO CRUISING
7 Buying the Gear to Go Cruising
8 Can You Buy Safety?
9 Getting More Out of Your Cruising Staysail
10 Bowsprits for Offshore Voyaging
11 Cruising Tenders: Choices, Improvements, and Storage
12 Outfitting Taleisin
TAKING CARE OF YOUR BOAT AS YOU CRUISE
13 Cruising Canvas Care
14 Taking the Emergency Out of Steering Failures
15 Rigging Repairs at Sea
16 Safety Aloft
17 Bare Wood—The Salty Scrubbed Look
TAKING CARE OF YOURSELF AND YOUR CREW AS YOU CRUISE
18 Sixteen Ways to Keep Your Lover
19 First-Time Voyagers—What Did They Worry About That Never Happened?
20 Cut the Shouting Out of Sailing
21 Writing and Cruising—Does It Pay?
22 Getting the Photos That Sell Cruising Articles
SEAMANSHIP AS YOU CRUISE
23 Sail Insurance—Take the Emergency Out of Engine Shutdowns
24 Engine-Quits Drills
25 Things They Forgot to Tell You About the "Milk Run"
26 Coral-Reef Cruising: The Sailor's Venus Flytrap
27 "No Oceans to Cross"
28 Murder in Turtle Bay
29 The Jinx
30 What Happened at Cabo San Lucas?
31 Voyager's Lament
32 Technical Report from Cabo San Lucas
33 Ground-Tackle-System List
34 Selecting Chain
35 Stern-Anchor Systems
36 Your Anchor Light—A Friendly Beacon for Other Sailors