This is a book for all crews contemplating voyages out of sight of land anywhere in the world, whether racing or cruising, giving a clear message of the sort of preparations necessary. It brings a welter of advice on parachute sea anchors, and drogues, a treatise on every sick remedy known to man, a pertinent blue print for those in command and a ...
This is a book for all crews contemplating voyages out of sight of land anywhere in the world, whether racing or cruising, giving a clear message of the sort of preparations necessary. It brings a welter of advice on parachute sea anchors, and drogues, a treatise on every sick remedy known to man, a pertinent blue print for those in command and a chance to upgrade one's meteorological skill.
Fair. Good copy for reading, may have heavy page wear with writing textual notes highlighting or be an heavily used ex library copy with library markings, stickers or stamps. Dust jacket or accessories may not be included.
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Good. CD Missing. Book shows minor use. Cover and Binding have minimal wear and the pages have only minimal creases. A tradition of southern quality and service. All books guaranteed at the Atlanta Book Company.
Good. Jacket has light shelf and edge wear, may be price-clipped. Cover is clean, may show light shelf edge wear or corner bumps. Binding appears gently read, but still square and tight. Pages may contain former owner name or book plate and light reading wear.
Although this is still considered the "bible" for heavy weather sailing it is very dated and concentrated overly on the weather forecasting aspects rather than sailing techniques.
Jan 10, 2012
Interesting and Informative
Gives you a good idea of what to try and what not to try in heavy weather. Interesting stories of actual events with analysis of the results with suggestions for other tactics that may have been employed in the situation.
Jun 23, 2011
For the sailor who can hold his cookies
This is one of those books you need when you are out there with the elements. Learn how to handle yourself and the boat and survive a storm...
Aug 19, 2010
Classic book for sailors
Bought to replace a copy lent but not returned. An essential work for any sailor's bookshelf.
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