Cruising: A Skipper's Guide

Cruising: A Skipper's Guide

by John Mellor
     
 

Handling under sail and power, passage making and crew dynamics: everything a sailing skipper needs to know.

Part 1: covers how to assess the boat, her crew and the weather.

Part 2: covers boat handling, both under sail and power. All manoeuvres, from man overboard to docking, are covered.

Part 3: covers the passage itself, be it a day sail or

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Overview

Handling under sail and power, passage making and crew dynamics: everything a sailing skipper needs to know.

Part 1: covers how to assess the boat, her crew and the weather.

Part 2: covers boat handling, both under sail and power. All manoeuvres, from man overboard to docking, are covered.

Part 3: covers the passage itself, be it a day sail or a passage with watches and night sailing.

It’s tough being a skipper – this book gives you the knowledge and philosophy to be a success.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781898660668
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/17/2000
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.53(h) x 0.24(d)

Meet the Author

John Mellor was formerly a Royal Naval Officer, sailing school manager, navigation instructor and trawler skipper.

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