Storm Tactics Handbook: Modern Methods of Heaving-To for Survival in Extreme Conditions

Storm Tactics Handbook: Modern Methods of Heaving-To for Survival in Extreme Conditions

by Lin Pardey
     
 

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Since writing the previous edition of Storm Tactics Handbook, Lin and Larry have voyaged through Scotland's Outer Hebrides, to the Norwegian Fjords, twice across the Atlantic, south to Argentina, around Cape Horn against the prevailing winds, and then on a circuit of the North Pacific. With insights gained from these recent voyages, they have fully revised and

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Since writing the previous edition of Storm Tactics Handbook, Lin and Larry have voyaged through Scotland's Outer Hebrides, to the Norwegian Fjords, twice across the Atlantic, south to Argentina, around Cape Horn against the prevailing winds, and then on a circuit of the North Pacific. With insights gained from these recent voyages, they have fully revised and expanded this text by more than 40 percent, including nine completely new chapters. New material includes: Lessons from Cape Horn - An interview with the late Sir Peter Blake, discussing storm survival and heaving-to - Heaving-to with a Galerider on 55-foot Morgan's Cloud - Adding rudder protection stops Discussions on avoiding chafe, building and using storm staysails, choosing storm gear, deploying para-anchors, avoiding the worst areas of cyclonic storms, and many more have been expanded to answer questions posed by readers and seminar attendees.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853107870
Publisher:
A&C Black Publishers, Ltd.
Publication date:
12/28/1996
Pages:
170
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.53(d)

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