THE COMPLETE BOOK OF ANCHORING AND MOORING
|Author(s)||Earl R. Hinz|
|Publisher||Cornell Maritime Press|
|D O W N L O A D|
Here is one of the most popular books on anchoring and mooring addressing the widely used anchoring systems, the most effective anchoring and mooring techniques, as well as permanent moorings for the boats having a length varying from twelve to eighty feet.
The content of this perfect guidebook is covering many different types of boats including multi-hill and mono-hull boats, light sailboats, workboats and passagemakers, sportfishers and others. It is intended to serve as a comprehensive reference book for the owners of the working and recreational boats in the above stated size range. The material of the book is arranged in three big parts.
The first part of the volume is devoted to the technology of the ground tackle covering the loads at anchor, deck gear for the anchor, anchor windlass and rodes together with their selection, while the second part deals with the art of anchoring, paying attention to the human factors impacting the anchoring processes, anchoring techniques and tricks, rights and responsibilities of the people engaged in anchoring, and even storm anchoring. The last part of the volume is dealing solely with the mechanics of moorings and covers permanent moorings.
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