Notable New Books
Advanced Bluewater Cruising
What you need to know for safe, comfortable passages under sail
by Hal Sutphen
Hal Sutphen has been at it as long as anyone, sailing, writing and teaching at boat show seminars. His experience with the Caribbean 1500 makes this book, covering just about every topic from boat and crew preparation to troubleshooting and damage control, especially worthwhile.
Cruising Rally Association, Newport, R.I.; $24.95; 318 pages.