17.06.2017

HANDLING STORMS AT SEA — THE 5 SECRETS OF HEAVY WEATHER SAILING

Handling Storms at Sea The 5 Secrets of Heavy Weather Sailing

Author(s) Hal Roth
Publisher International Marine / McGraw-Hill
Date 2009
Pages 269
Format pdf
Size 7 Mb
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This excellent and informative guide will provide readers with the valuable storm handling tips. The storm handling is one of the hottest and most debated topics in the field of the seamanship; some seafarers prefer heaving-to while others usually choose running off.

The author of the volume is a professional and prominent sailor who sailed around the globe twice, single-handed, logging in total more than twenty hundred thousand nautical miles under sail. The approach used by the author makes the text very readable and descriptions very clear even to the newcomers. Note that the content may equally apply to the monohull and multihull vessels.

The book is offering remarkably comprehensive coverage of the subject and has been prepared in a simple and no-nonsense manner with huge amount of supplemental practical information and real life examples for better understanding. Moreover, the author is writing with striking clarity and precision, and his humor makes the book not only interesting but even fascinating, providing both novices and experienced seafarers with the realistic advice worked out on the basis of the author's own experience and analysis of the other's experience.

The content of the volume will help readers to increase their theoretical skills and choose the proper safety equipment for their boats, plus will enable them to boost their confidence in handling the boats in adverse weather conditions. 

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