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In the Wake of Heroes free pdf Tom Cunliffe is one of the biggest names in the sailing world - an internationally renowned journalist and speaker, and the go-to guru when the BBC wants a presenter for a new TV series about maritime interests. For the last ten years he has edited the `Great Seamanship' column of Yachting World magazine. Each column features an extract from a classic yachting book that covers an aspect of great seamanship. Tom introduces each extract by giving insightful background on the writer, their book and what makes their experience so worth reading about - and learning from. This book comprises Tom's 40 favourite extracts, and covers the entire scope of yachting concerns, from small-boat handling to yacht racing to long-distance cruising and exploring. Introduced in Tom's quintessential lively, engaging fashion, and illustrated with photos both from the original books and Tom's own archives, this beautifully packaged book contains a wealth of yachting wisdom and is a collection to be treasured.

About Tom Cunliffe

Tom Cunliffe is one of the maritime world's most popular writers and presenters. He has been sailing for most of his life, is a RYA Yachtmaster Examiner, and a training consultant for the governing body of yachting in the USA. He is a regular columnist for Yachting Monthly and Yachting World in Britain, and SAIL in the USA. His first television series was Island Race for BBC2, in which he sailed round Britain with John McCarthy and Sandi Toksvig as his crew, his next series Boatyard was shown on Discovery and is often repeated on Quest, and his more recent series The Boats that Built Britain was shown on BBC2. He is the author of numerous books, including The Complete Day Skipper and The Complete Yachtmaster, two of the bestselling books on the Adlard Coles list.

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Author : Tom Cunliffe
Publisher : A
Data Published : 10 September 2015
ISBN : 1472917022
EAN : 9781472917027
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 320 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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