(i)The Trailer Sailer Owner's Manual(/i) should be included with every trailer ready sailboat. This comprehensive guide to selecting, caring for and enjoying a trailer ready sailboat will answer all your questions about fitting out, care of your sails, launching and retrieval, and boat maintenance. Easy-to-understand selection guides help you choose the proper sealant/adhesive or anti- fouling paint. Here you'll find natural alternatives to common toxic cleaning agents, as well as a useful guide to cooking in very small spaces. You'll even learn to make traditional mats from rope while you keep a weather eye on the clouds.This mother lode of trailer sailing information is neither a how-to-sail manual r a sales pitch for a specific brand or type of boat. Rather, it's a compendium of trailer sailing wisdom that reads like a conversation with a fellow sailor-relaxed, informative, thought provoking and entertaining.