Captain's Quick Guides: Heavy Weather Sailing - A Captain's Quick Guide
This laminated fold-out guide provides remarkably thorough coverage of its topic in a durable, weatherproof, convenient, instantly accessible and highly graphic format.
Heavy Weather Tactics will enable the sailor to:
Prepare for heavy weather before it arrives.
Monitor approaching gales on the radio, the internet, and on deck, and take appropriate action to avoid them.
Know when to reef, when to heave-to, when to run off before the wind, and when to resort to a sea anchor or drogue.
Choose the response that's best suited to the boat and crew.
Execute each tactic effectively and safely.
- Stock code RB0546
- Author John Rousmaniere
- Publisher McGraw-Hill
- ISBN 9780071452212
- Edition 1st
- Edition date 2005
- Publication details Paperback