Cruising sailors want to know if their production sailboat is truly seaworthy.
John Vigor’s unique questionnaire is the only one tailor-made to answer the question “Is my boat seaworthy?” The book shows step-by-step what structural changes they will need to make in their particular sailboat, like beefing up the hull, cockpit drains, stronger portlights, and rig and sail plan changes.
“An invaluable resource. [Vigor’s] practical wisdom gives you the know-how and confidence to prepare your boat for the sea.”–Cruising World.
Here is the book that answer the sailor’s fundamental question–
“Can my boat take me offshore safely?”
–then shows how to make it happen.
John Vigor has sailed more than 15,000 ocean miles in boats 11 to 40 feet. He is the author of The Practical Mariner’s Book of Knowledge and The Boatowner’s Handbook.