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rough weather seamanship for sail and power


Subtitle: design, gear and tactics for coastal and offshore waters

Author: marshall r.

Publisher: international marine (mcgraw hill education)

ISBN: 9780071398701

1 in stock (can be backordered)

1 in stock (can be backordered)


This comprehensive guide provides all the information you need to navigate successfully through everything from a sudden cold-front in a local bay to a sever storm far at sea. The author shows you how to:

– choose or upgrade a boat that can handle storms

– seect gear that will keep you and your crew safe and comfortable in a blow

– protect your boat from heavy weather while moored or in its marina slip

– Detect, track and prepare for rough weather at sea

– Master tactics for controlling a powerboat or sailboat in heavy winds and seas

– Anticipate your boat’s behavir in extreme conditions

– Respond flexibly to storm conditions as they develop

“Rough weather seamanship for sail and power” will give you the skills you need to weather gales with confidence. It will even prepare you for those worst case scenarios at ultimate storms that few of us ever experienced.

Edition: 2006