I only wish Doug Logan's wonderfully engaging and instructive treatise had been around 20 years ago... Warm, accessible, and wickedly smart, BoatSense is an instant classic.
— Nathaniel Philbrick, author of In the Heart of the Sea and Second Wind
Good sense and good boats have rarely been so clear and entertaining.
— John Rousmaniere, author of The Annapolis Book of Seamanship
If you are even remotely interested in boats, you need to read BoatSense.
— Ed Sherman, author of The Powerboater's Guide to Electrical Systems
Hundreds of books claim to enlighten beginning boaters, helping them make sensible choices when buying a vessel and learning the ropes of ownership. Few I have read accomplish that as well as BoatSense, perhaps because few authors who live, breathe, and bleed boating as Doug Logan does have the skill to share experiences and lay out personal preferences in authentic fashion and with a dash of humor. This slender volume is a handy compendium for beginning boaters, but it’s just as useful for professionals in the trades as a reminder that less is often more—as in: less hassle but more fun.
— Dieter Loibner,
BoatSense is rated by The Book Authority:
among The 15 Best Boating Books of All Time.
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