Boat Handling under Sail and Power

Boat Handling under Sail and Power

by Bill Anderson, Tom Cunliffe
     
 

This book will help you handle your yacht smoothly, safely and without fuss.  It explains the principles needed to master each situation, letting you work with your yacht rather than against her.  Discover:

  • How to assess your boat's individual handling characteristics
  • How to read the wind and stream
  • How to cope when the engine fails - and

Overview

This book will help you handle your yacht smoothly, safely and without fuss.  It explains the principles needed to master each situation, letting you work with your yacht rather than against her.  Discover:

  • How to assess your boat's individual handling characteristics
  • How to read the wind and stream
  • How to cope when the engine fails - and enjoy manoeuvring under sail
  • How to recognise the impossible manoeuvre - and avoid attempting it
  • How to cope with trick situations without a family row

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781898660156
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/01/1998
Edition description:
Illustrate
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
6.73(w) x 9.51(h) x 0.33(d)

Meet the Author

Bill Anderson and Tom Cunliffe are both yacht owners of long standing.  Over many years of sailing they have made most boat handling mistakes, and now pass on their knowledge of how to avoid them.

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