A manual of heavy weather cruising
Adlard Coles Nautical
II ed. 2000
160 ill. b/n
175 x 260 mm
Whether you are one mile offshore or a hundred, all seafarers need the skills and knowledge to be able to ride out a storm at sea. This manual explains the essential techniques and tactics needed for survival. Dealing with issues such as what makes a seaworthy boat, pre-gale checklists and dealing with the ultimate disaster, this is the perfect handbook to equip coastal and offshore sailors and motorboaters with the practical skills and experience to survive life-threatening situations at sea.