Ocean Cruising on a Budget
by Anne Hammick
"Ocean Cruising on a Budget" is intended as a guide for prospective blue water yachtsmen, in particular those undertaking their first ocean passage ... Show synopsis "Ocean Cruising on a Budget" is intended as a guide for prospective blue water yachtsmen, in particular those undertaking their first ocean passage with no previous long-distance cruising experience and with limited funds. Since the more you can make your budget stretch, the longer (and probably further) you can cruise, the author shows how a small yacht can be safe and seamanlike without the need for heavy expenditure along the way. Based on 17 years practical experience Anne Hammick gives first hand advice on limiting provisioning expense, buying equipment secondhand, conserving the boat and gear to avoid expensive breakdown, living off the land, avoiding wastage, planning inexpensive ports of call and - most importantly - not sacrificing essential safety gear in favour of unnecessary or unsuitable costly electronic equipment.