Reeds Skipper's Handbook

Reeds Skipper's Handbook

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by Malcolm Pearson
     
 

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The Reed's Skipper's Handbook, now in its 6th edition, has been a bestseller since first publication. A handy pocket size, it is a useful reference of everything a boater would need to know when at sea.
Packed with a wide range of information in a concise form it is frequently recommended by sailing instructors as a quick reference guide and as a study aid for

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The Reed's Skipper's Handbook, now in its 6th edition, has been a bestseller since first publication. A handy pocket size, it is a useful reference of everything a boater would need to know when at sea.
Packed with a wide range of information in a concise form it is frequently recommended by sailing instructors as a quick reference guide and as a study aid for anyone taking their sailing certification exams.

The 6th edition has been expanded with new material on boat handling, tides, rope work and general seamanship.

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From the Publisher

“This book has been a bestseller since the first publication. A handy pocket size, it is an aide-memoire of everything a boater would need to know at sea. Packed with a wide range of information in concise form and recommended by "Yachtmaster" instructors as a quick reference guide...Easy to find what you need...Answers all the navigational questions likely to arise during a coastal passage...Contains helpful new material...a must for anyone putting out to sea in any size of boat, be they novice or old hand.” —Nautical Magazine

“A terrific little volume.” —Motorboat & Yachting

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781408124772
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
09/15/2010
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
677,919
Product dimensions:
4.08(w) x 6.40(h) x 0.53(d)

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Meet the Author

Malcolm Pearson has a lifelong love of boats and the sea, and has been an avid yachtsman—sail and power, large and small— for over sixty years, around the coasts of the UK, Northern Europe and America. He has also made several yacht delivery trips to the Mediterranean, some through the European Inland Waterways and others the long way round via the Bay of Biscay. Malcolm was a Yachtmaster Instructor for more than 20 years.

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