This classic book is a comprehensive and accessible guide to yachting, with information on all aspects of the sport form buying a yacht to navigation. Carefully selected for a modern readership, this timeless volume will be of considerable utility to anyone with a practical interest in boating or sailing, and would make for a fantastic addition to collections of related literature. Contents include: “Author's Note”, “What's What in Yachts”, “Buying a Yacht”, “Fitting Out”, “Sailing”, “Sea English”, “Moorings”, “Cruising”, “On Running Aground”, “Navigation”, “Signalling”, “Gadgets in the Yacht”, “The Sailing Club”, “The Complete Yachtsman”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on sailing.