Essential Seamanship / Edition 1

Essential Seamanship / Edition 1

by Richard Henderson
ISBN-10:
0870334565
ISBN-13:
9780870334566
Pub. Date:
10/28/1994
Publisher:
Cornell Maritime Press, Inc.

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Essential Seamanship / Edition 1

Essential Seamanship presents in abbreviated form the most important and practical elements of seamanship and nautical knowledge needed by today's small boat skipper. It will serve aboard any vessel as a ready, up-to-date reference of essential information in condensed and simplified form. Topics covered include boat evaluation and fitting out, getting under way and securing, basic rowing, sailing, and maneuvering under power, rules of the road, heavy weather, anchoring and mooring, and boat care and maintenance.

Sail magazine has written of Henderson: "Probably no other sailor-writer on the American scene consolidates recent technical advances in gear design with the older, more traditional precepts of the sea quite so well".

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780870334566
Publisher: Cornell Maritime Press, Inc.
Publication date: 10/28/1994
Series: Cornell Boaters Library Series
Edition description: 1st ed
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 4.49(w) x 6.99(h) x 0.72(d)

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