An all-new revised and modernized version of the classic original. Learn the hard-won secrets of performing critical first mate duties while keeping boat and crew shipshape.
The Perfect FIRST MATE is intended for the recreational boater, power or sail, who wants to streamline tasks and maximize efficiency, safety, and comfort, while leaving plenty of time for pleasure. Contents include in-depth discussions of how to avoid injury, protect against the environment, navigate in foul weather, perform deck duties, and plan cruises, as well as tips on general boatkeeping, meal management, and people-pleasing.
About the Author
Joy Smith merged a successful career in nonfiction with fiction-writing. Her works include several novels, three boating books, a cookbook, a wedding planning book, and a children’s storybook. When she is not contriving plots, she might be out sailing with her handsome captain or in a quiet place crocheting prayer shawls for folks in need. She loves to hear from readers. Feel free to contact her via her website.