From NauticalMind.com: Quick Reviews of Two Sailing and Cruising Guides

Nautical Mind

 

December 21, 2015

From this Canadian bookseller here are two books sure to make your holiday down time that much better. 

“Stress-Free Sailing: Single and Short-Handed Techniques” and “PORTS Cruising Guide: Lake Ontario” are available online and 

in the bricks and mortar version of the store at Queen’s Quay West in Toronto…

Stress-Free Sailing: Single and Short-Handed Techniques

Many common sailing scenarios contribute to sailing short-handed–from couples with young children to be supervised, to solo deliveries. Wells provides clever, original techniques and solutions for handling the range of essential operations on a boat when crew is scarce–from sail setting and reefing, to picking up mooring buoys in a variety of wind and tide situations, anchoring, berthing and leaving a pontoon shorthanded, picking up a man overboard, sailing in fog and heavy weather–and even going up the mast. Organized by activity, the book features step-by-step sequential photos showing exactly how to approach each situation and safely complete the task. Each section also includes a QR code, which can be scanned by a mobile phone or tablet to view video’s on the author’s website.

https://www.nauticalmind.com/?s=stress+free&post_type=product

PORTS Cruising Guide: Lake Ontario

Freshly updated, PORTS is the most complete cruising guide to American and Canadian Lake Ontario destinations and also covers the Thousand Islands as far downriver as Prescott. Inside you’ll find sailing directions, town maps, GPS waypoints, full-colour aerial photographs, and hundreds of cruising tips. Plus there’s detailed information on anchorages, moorings, yacht clubs, shoreside facilities, and nearby restaurants, shopping, and provisioning outlets. An invaluable resource. 

https://www.nauticalmind.com/?s=ports+lake+ontario&post_type=product

The Nautical Mind Bookstore is Canadian owned and operated.

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Toronto, ON M5J 2N5 Canada
Phone: 416-203-1163
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