Crowood/Airlife Publishing Ltd

Armchair Sailor Robert Fisher Author

Born and bred in a family steeped in the tradition of the sailing life on the east coast of England, the author has had his finger on the pulse of sailing for years. In this book, he includes a compilation of a wide variety of the writings of sailors. Learn why you should beach your boat, fill it with water and set it on fire, why the American offshore racing fleet painted their decks black, and other sailing tidbits.