Synopses & Reviews
Moitessier's notebooks include all the know-how and the 1001 tips of this legendary sailor, the knowledge he acquired on the water, in meeting with other sailors, during long passages and his many years on various islands. This simple how-to explains why the sea never changes despite the incredible progress of technology.
The long-awaited distillation of all this legendary sailor has to teach those who would go ocean sailing. Discusses choosing the right boat, rig, sails, gear, coping with weather, navigation, watchkeeping. He teaches self-sufficiency and the rudiments of living on an atoll. Here is the technical, practical side of this spiritual man.