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Knox-Johnston On Sailing.

Author: Robin Knox-Johnston
Publisher: Chichester : Fernhurst Books Limited, 2010.
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A collection of distilled wisdom, acute observation and fascinating anecdotes from one of Britain's greatest living sailors.
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Knox-Johnston, Robin.
Knox-Johnston On Sailing.
Chichester : Fernhurst Books Limited, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Knox-Johnston
ISBN: 9781119977865 111997786X 9781119977889 1119977886
OCLC Number: 870599837
Description: 1 online resource (198 pages)
Contents: Title Page; Copyright Page; Foreword; Preface; PART ONE --
Going Places; THE DEVIL YOU KNOW; TOGETHER ACROSS THE POND; SCOTLAND THE MAGNIFICENT; ANY PLANS FOR THE SUMMER?; MEAT SOUP IN ICELAND; THE BANE OF BISCAY; IT'S NOT CRICKET!; PART TWO --
Sailing Solo; SUHAILI RETIRES; 30 YEARS ON; ALL THINGS BEING EQUAL; NEVER TOO OLD TO GO SOLO; NETTED!; MAD ADVENTURE; JOY OF THE SOLO SAILOR; PART THREE --
Safety at Sea; STEERING SENSE; A STERN LESSON; SMALL STEPS TO DISASTER; SAFETY BEHIND CLOSED DOORS; THE TROUBLES OF 'IVAN THE TERRIBLE'; ENERGY TO SURVIVE; ONE HAND FOR THE SHIP; MAN OVERBOARD. PART FOUR --
Life on BoardREFLECTIONS ON A RECORD; NIGHT TERRORS; PROSE FOR POSTERITY --
A LOG FOR LIFE; WIDE OPEN SPACES; ROUGH TREATMENT; A FINE BALANCE; SEWING LESSONS; PRESERVED IN SALT; READY OR KNOT?; ANCHORS AWEIGH; FOOD FOR THOUGHT; KEEPING THE PEACE; PART FIVE --
Ocean Rescue; TO GO OR NOT TO GO?; PRICE OF RESCUE; DOCTOR ON CALL; ESCAPE FROM THE PERFECT STORM; PART SIX --
The Southern Ocean; LIFE IN THE FAST LANE; CALL OF THE SOUTH; ROUND THE HORN IN A DAY; PART SEVEN --
Sailing and the Wider World; SAILING AND THE MEDIA; VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE; JUST FOR KICKS; MEN BEHAVING BADLY. BATTLE OF THE BOOKSSAFE TO SET SAIL?; MEDALS AND THE MEDIA; ELF AND SAFETY; KNITTLES AND BOMKINS; PART EIGHT --
Hazards of the Oceans; ENZA'S UFO; SHADES OF THE TITANIC?; TALE OF THE WHALES; A CLOSE SHAVE; THAR SHE BLOWS!; WAVES THAT DEVOUR SHIPS; PART NINE --
The Changing Face of Sailing; GOING THE DISTANCE; ESCAPE TO THE WATER; THE LAST LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER; CASTING CLOUDS; A SEA OF RUBBISH; INDEX.

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