I enjoy flicking through it now and then, but times have moved on.What you need is "Voyaging on a Small Income" by Annie Hill.
And I can supply you with a copy for the trifling sum of £10 plus postage
I find some of her opinions quite odd. She's enthusiastic about what she already has but wary of alternatives.
E.g. wood is the best material for a boat, teak decks are great, and if you're going to have any engine at all make it a saildrive. These views simply represent what she has used herself and clash with the realities of budget cruising.