Handling Storms at Sea

Handling Storms at Sea

by Hal Roth
     
 

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The definitive guide to a critical, hotly debated topic

How should a sailor cope with storms at sea?
Some advocate heaving-to, others running off.
Some say trail a sea anchor over the bow, others a drogue astern. The stakes in the discussion couldn’t be higher, or the consensus lower. Finally, preeminent sailor/author Hal Roth offers a practical

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The definitive guide to a critical, hotly debated topic

How should a sailor cope with storms at sea?
Some advocate heaving-to, others running off.
Some say trail a sea anchor over the bow, others a drogue astern. The stakes in the discussion couldn’t be higher, or the consensus lower. Finally, preeminent sailor/author Hal Roth offers a practical strategy that can evolve and respond as storms grow stronger.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071496483
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
11/21/2008
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
829,842
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

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Meet the Author

Hal Roth has sailed twice around the world single-handed. He has crossed the Pacific five times, the
Atlantic 11 times, and has rounded Cape Horn three times,
logging more than 200,000 miles under sail. He is the author of 10 books of high adventure and some 400 articles for sailing magazines.

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