29.10.2017

THE COMPLETE ANCHORING HANDBOOK — STAY PUT ON ANY BOTTOM IN ANY WEATHER

The Complete Anchoring Handbook - Stay Put on Any Bottom in Any Weathe

Author(s) Alain Poiraud
Publisher McGraw-Hill
Date 2008
Pages 212
Format pdf
Size 6 Mb
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The readers have found this volume to be very practical and informative. It is a nearly perfect all round book covering all aspects of anchoring, including different types of anchors used, types of bottoms, rode types etc. The authors have applied a scientific approach to this quite difficult subject and this resulted in a very useful and readable content and gained popularity to their work which shall definitely be treated an essential book for all those owning or planning to own a boat - it will provide readers with the information required to make a reasonable choice when performing a replacement of the insufficient anchors and chains.

The content is well research and gives detailed information; it is based on the engineering analysis and features valuable contributions from the internationally recognized experts in anchoring. The authors emphasize the best established methods for the safe and effective anchoring. They describe such important aspects of the anchoring as selection and sizing of the anchors and components, connection of those components with no weak points, physical forces that act on a boat, the sea bottom and ground tackle... A real treasury for the boaters.

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