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SHAKEDOWN CRUISE

Nigel Calder

Adlard Coles, $25

Few sailing writers are as knowledgeable or as adventurous as Nigel Calder, SAIL’s longtime technical guru. Never relates the stories of his earliest cruising adventures and misadventures. From being run down by a freighter in the North Sea to close encounters with sandbanks of all kinds, this collection of anecdotes and sage advice is an engaging and educational read.

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