|The Troller Yacht Book is back in print! Click HERE for ordering the book or PDF from the publisher!|
Here's the spiel from the first edition back in 1990.... This editon has more stuff in it as well as a plans for 10 of my designs. It is also available as an E-Book from many online retailers.
Starting with tools: "... the true
crafsman is a rare bird; no more in tune with the Cosmos than
you, just more patient..." to instructions for the proper
use of alcohol at the launch, this book guides you step by step
through the process of building a real sea-going cruising boat.
Written from the novel point of view of keeping costs down and
having fun, this is, if you'll pardon me, the BEST "how-to"
book since "Volkswagon Repair For The Compleat Idiot."
How To Find Where You Are From The Sun (what you need to do when the GPS fails)
The simplest & clearest "how to use
a sextant and navigate book" in the known Universe!
Simplistic - a major distributor that refused to carry it.
We hit Hawaii - a satisfied user.
If you can't follow this you best give up and buy a ranch in Nebraska. . . .
Cruisin' on Land
I admit it; Gail and I are RVers, and have
been for some years now. There's alot of similarities between
the RV world and the cruising boat world, even sharing some of
the same jargon; things like "dinghy", or "shore