If you have been reading on a black and white device such as a Kindle or listening to the ebook, I have published the pictures and diagrams below in the order they appear in the text/ebook. I hope they are of some help. As always, feel free to ask questions in the comments or on firstname.lastname@example.org. Fair winds!
Finding the right boat
Moored next to Carlos Slim’s monster motorboat
Not on my watch! Keels and rudder types are the most important considerations
Getting real about steel. Newer steel boats can offer some advantages over old fiberglass.
Chapter 9: Show me the Money – how to make a living as you go
Part 2: Staying Real
Chapter 11: Staying Put: The Importance of Good Anchors
Chapter 11 Staying Put. Picture shows a typical chain “snubber”
Chapter 12: The Fiery Stinkbox. Picture shows Captain Dan’s answer to the engine issue
From Chapter 13: The Curious Case of Self Steering. The next three diagrams show how ‘sheet to tiller’ steering works. See text for description.
My attempts to make a ‘sheet to wheel’ system were promising, but not entirely successful.
A Monitor self-steering system. Photo courtesy of Scanmar
Chapter 14: Electricity on Board. Picture shows how pistons can become fouled if used without load (i.e., for charging batteries)
Solar panels lose up to 90% efficiency if placed where even a small shadow can fall.
…. a much better arrangement.
The washing machine on Calypso – just add some rocks and go sailing
From Chapter 15: Staying on Course. Picture shows Calypso sailing across land
The wind direction indicator on Calypso
From Chapter 16: Love me Tender
From Chapter 18: A Brief Word about Rigging
From chapter 19: Staying Healthy
Drying food is a great way to preserve it
From Chapter 20: to Insure or not to Insure? Picture shows an unfortunat sea gypsy having a beach sale of what remains of his boat.