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This is an account of a three year circumnavigation by two inexperienced sailors, who exchanged the boardroom for a new life afloat where they were tested to the limit. They coped with frightening storms for days on end, faced unimagined dangers at sea and celebrating joyous landfalls.
Knowledge of metal corrosion and its prevention are vital for the safety and integrity of a boat. This book, intended to be of use to boatowner and boat builder alike, provides advice on common problem areas such as keel bolts and propeller shafts. Engines, outdrives, copper sheathing and chromium plating are examined, and strategies are suggested for reducing or preventing corrosive effects.
A book on the 4,700 km of waterways in West Germany, describing castles, forests, vineyards and German industrial architecture. 24 routes are covered including the Rhine-Main-Danube link and there is advice on choosing a boat, planning cruises and the cost of living and shopping in Germany.