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Pick up a copy of the RYA Rigging Handbook by Alan Barwell

by Emma Slater on 13 Nov 2013
SH Logo Emma Slater / RYA http://www.rya.org.uk
There is still time to pick up a copy of the RYA Rigging Handbook by Alan Barwell and be in with a chance of winning a fantastic one week flotilla holiday courtesy of Sailing Holidays Ltd.

Launched back in September at the PSP Southampton Boat Show the RYA Rigging Handbook for Cruisers has proved to be a best seller as readers search to find out more about this ‘dark art’.

Available as both a paperback and eBook this great title brings together a whole host of little known gems about rigging allowing the reader to fully get into the heart of this frequently overlooked subject. Readers are guided through the practical side of putting a yacht's rig together by covering various topics from dressing and rigging a new mast, to tuning the rig, reefing systems and marlinspike seamanship amongst others.

What’s more, purchase a copy this great title direct from the RYA Shop RYA Shop, before 30 November 2013 and you will automatically be entered into the free prize draw to win a one week flotilla sailing holiday for two people on a 27ft Jaguar around the Greek Islands during May or October 2014, including flights from Gatwick, transfers and your yacht!

The RYA Rigging Handbook for Cruisers costs just £11.89 for RYA members and £13.99 for non-members.


Find out more about the RYA Rigging Handbook for Cruisers and other great RYA publications visit RYA Shop.

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