Heavy Weather Cruising

Heavy Weather Cruising

by Tom Cuncliffe
     
 

Prolific boating author Tom Cunliffe often a repository of indispensable advice for surviving heavy weather in a small yacht. In addition to inspecting the safety of a variety of yachts, Cunliffe explains how to avoid heavy weather if at possible, and the best methods for sticking out the worst weather if caught. Specific emergencies covered include rig failure,…  See more details below

Overview

Prolific boating author Tom Cunliffe often a repository of indispensable advice for surviving heavy weather in a small yacht. In addition to inspecting the safety of a variety of yachts, Cunliffe explains how to avoid heavy weather if at possible, and the best methods for sticking out the worst weather if caught. Specific emergencies covered include rig failure, engine failure, steering failure and person overboard, as well as techniques for launching and surviving in a life raft.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780877429753
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
05/01/1988
Series:
A Yachtmaster's Guide
Pages:
64

Meet the Author

Tom Cunliffe has been a professional yachtsman for 25 years. He has taught offshore sailing at the National Sailing Centre, is an RYA Yachtmaster Examiner and has lectured extensively in Britain and the USA. he has cruised with his family from the Arctic to Brazil and from the Caribbean to the Mediterranean.

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