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Oceanography and Seamanship


Oceanography and Seamanship - Van Dorn, William G
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Written by an engineer-sailor-oceanographer, and based on the premise that all who go to sea will benefit from a broader interpretation of seamanship, this book attempts in simple terms to explain the ocean as an operating environment, how boats and ships behave in this environment, and what the average sailor can do to make any voyage safer and more pleasurable. Beginning with the oceans origin, the author describes its geography, circulation, climate, and meteorology. From waves and breakers he takes us through ship ...

Oceanography and Seamanship 2009, Cornell Maritime Press

ISBN-13: 9780870334344

2nd Revised edition


Oceanography and seamanship 1974, Dodd, Mead, New York

ISBN-13: 9780396068884