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Book details
  • Genre:NATURE
  • SubGenre:Natural Resources
  • Language:English
  • Pages:286
  • Format:Paperback
  • Paperback ISBN:9781098365561

The Sailboat Lifestyle

Living Aboard Your Boat

by Glenn Druhot

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Overview
The Sailboat Lifestyle, subtitled, Living Aboard Your Boat was written for someone who is considering the idea of living aboard a boat. Once you decide that you are going to live on the water in a boat your lifestyle changes that very day. You become acutely aware of your surroundings, especially the weather. In professor Druhot's book. The Sailboat Lifestyle. he discusses the most significant topics. He begins with the psychology of living on a boat; let's face it, not just anyone can live on a boat. The chapter topics range from how to find your perfect boat, insuring it, the interior and exterior parts of a sailboat, basic knots, emergency procedures, having pets on board, safety advice, and anchoring tips. He not only discusses a wide range of topics bit he goes on yo offer tips and hacks, In the final part of the boat he lists books, websites, blogs, magazines and YouTube sailing channels. He then concludes the book with a glossary of nautical terms you will find helpful.
Description
The Sailboat Lifestyle, subtitled, Living Aboard Your Boat was written for someone who is considering the idea of living aboard a boat. Once you decide that you are going to live on the water in a boat your lifestyle changes that very day. You become acutely aware of your surroundings, especially the weather. Here is a listing of the chapters in the book that you will find helpful: Chapter 1 The Psychology of Living Aboard Chapter 2 Is This Lifestyle for Me? Chapter 3 Cost Living Aboard a Sailboat? Chapter 4 Find Your Perfect Boat Chapter 5 How do I Learn How to Sail? Chapter 6 Hiring a Boat Surveyor Chapter 7 Hiring a Boat Delivery Captain Chapter 8 Insuring Your Boat Chapter 9 What Do I Do with All of This Stuff Chapter 10 Living at a Marina or Mooring Ball Chapter 11 The Interior of the Boat Chapter 12 The Exterior Parts of a Sailboat Chapter 13 What and Where is The Galley? Chapter 14 Know Your Diesel Engine Chapter 15 Know Your Knots Chapter 16 The Basics of the Marine Head Chapter 17 Generating Power Onboard Chapter 18 Preparing for Med Emergencies Chapter 19 Marine Communication Chapter 20 Boat Maintenance& Mechanical Challenges Chapter 21 The Dinghy Chapter 22 Pets Onboard Chapter 23 Safety Onboard Underway Chapter 24 Preparing for Weather Chapter 25 Anchoring Tips Chapter 26 Safety While at the Dock Chapter 27 Below the Waterline Chapter 28 Man Overboard & Ditch bag Chapter 29 Ecology and the Environment Sailboat Hacks & Upgrades Books for & by Liveaboards Sailing Websites, Blogs, Sailing magazines, YouTube Channels and a glossary of nautical terms
About the author
Glenn Druhot is a prolific writer and has published five books in a wide area of subject matters. His latest book, THE SAILBOAT LIFESTYLE, is about the exciting experience of sailing and living aboard their Catalina 36 sailboat. He and his first mate/wife Diane have sailed for almost 40 years on the Great Lakes, East Coast and their favorite area, the Caribbean. They lived aboard their boat, and discovered it was quite a challenge. In his latest book he discusses a wide variety of topics ranging from the psychology of living aboard your vessel, situational awareness of the weather, the cost of the living aboard, the change of your lifestyle, engine concerns, downsizing your personal items, safety factors, tips and hacks, first aid and many more. The major theme of the book is that your lifestyle changes as soon as you move aboard and call it your home,
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