Sensible Cruising: The Thoreau Approach : A Philosophic and Practical Approach to
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Sensible Cruising: The Thoreau Approach : A Philosophic and Practical Approach to Cruising (?)
ISBN: 0931595010 (?) or 9780931595011, in english, Seascape Enterprises, hardcover, Used
boating,education and reference,excursion guides,navigation,sailing,sports and outdoors,water sports, If wisdom can be defined as common sense that has withstood the test of time, then Sensible Cruising is a wise book. It explains: Why a sensible cruise is affordable to almost anyone. Why the boat of choice for most cruisers is under 35 feet. Why lowering the cost doesn't devalue the cruise. How simplicity minimizes insulation from the experience. How to think in terms of how little, not how much, is really required. Drawing heavily on the philosophy of the sage of Walden Pond, this book is a gentle guide to the art of commonsense cruising which, in hardcover, was one of the 10 best-selling sailing books of all time. Now available for the first time in paperback, Sensible Cruising, a former main selection of the Dolphin Book Club, is more pertinent than ever during this time of economic retrenchment. "No truer American existed than Thoreau . . . there was an excellent wisdom in him, proper to a rare class of men . . . [with] power of description and literary excellence . . . he chose to be rich by making his wants few, and supplying them himself . . . "--Ralph Waldo Emerson "I never would have imagined that Thoreau's philosophy could be so aptly applied to anything as disparate as cruising."--Dr. Walter Harding, author and Secretary of the Thoreau Society "At sea, I learned how little a person needs, not how much."--Robin Lee Graham, Circumnavigator and author of Dove "One of the wonderful things about t
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ISBN (alternative notations): 0-931595-01-0, 978-0-931595-01-1
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