Bareboat Cruising Made Easy is not only the official textbook for the ASA Bareboat Cruising Standard (ASA 104), but also the definitive go-to resource for all sailors who enjoy cruising and destination oriented sailing. It is an all-in-one reference book that includes everything a cruising sailor needs to know, from general planning to technical guidance to sailing advice. From its 4 color, high-end illustrations and photographs to its modern, easy-to-read design, Bareboat Cruising Made Easy is a beauty. The 212 page book was created by a team of expert sailors, writers, editors and artists who shaped the content together, making it the most helpful, accurate, and all-inclusive chartering/cruising manual.
Why would Apple even allow this to be sold in iBooks? These books are absolutely abhorrent and whoever thought this format would work for iPads and kindles should be properly flogged and sacked.15
While the content is excelent and knowledgeable the functionality of highlighting, commenting and managing text size, font, etc does not exist in this ebook reducing the relevence and usefullness. You are able to zoom in on mobile devices but when viewing on laptop or desktop you are unable to zoom in to enlarge the text for reading.35
It is hared to justify the price of this ebook compared to the printed version. You are unable to highlight, lookup/define, comment, notate any of the content like you would with a printed version. If this is to be used as curriculum for testing, the book needs to allow reader interaction. Only benefit is the ability to sync last page read on multiple devices.15