We’ve all dreamed of traveling the world—not just a quick vacation, but a real globe-trotting adventure. For most of us, the realities interfered with the dreams. How do you finance a year of travel, where should you go, what is the best way to get there, and what do you do about visas, vaccines, and viruses? In The Practical Nomad, Edward Hasbrouck—renowned travel writer and ex-travel agent—breaks down the barriers to international travel. This book covers everything from choosing destinations to getting the best prices for air and surface transportation. The chapters are dotted with tip boxes and entertaining anecdotes from Hasbrouck’s own experiences that give credence to his advice. This book will help you stop dreaming and take your first steps out into the world.
Ask Sail: Silencing A Rattling Headsail
Q: Our Pearson 26 has a 110-percent jib that tends to rattle very noisily at the top hank. We only bought the old boat recently, but it must have been happening for a long time, since there’s a deep groove worn inside that bronze hank. The jib has an unusually large and wide ...read more