Rig Basics

Published Date

June 2012

Rig Basics

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Written by Kim Skov-Nielsen, a hugely experienced round-the-world yachtsman and active marine surveyor, this book provides a concise, informative and clearly-written outline of what an owner or operator must take into consideration when looking after the mast, rigging and sails. It is also a highly useful guide to what a surveyor should be looking at when surveying a rig.

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Kim Skov-Nielsen has worked full-time in the marine industry since 1979, primarily as a yacht skipper and ocean racer. He has sailed over 150,000 blue water miles worldwide, amassing a wide range of valuable experience including building boats, sailing them around the world, being bosun on a 12-metre yacht in the America’s Cup and taking on the role of project manager at America’s Cup and Whitbread Round the World Race level.

Kim holds a long and impressive list of surveying, yachting and other qualifications. He is also an expert witness in UK jurisprudence.





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Title: Rig Basics
Number of Pages: 66
Product Code: PT1012K
ISBN: ISBN 13: 978-1-908663-01-6 (9781908663016), ISBN 10: 1-908663-01-4 (1908663014)
Published Date: June 2012
Binding Format: Paperback
Book Height: 210 mm
Book Width: 150 mm
Weight: 0.50 kg
Author: Petrospot Limited

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