The Complete Yachtmaster
Sailing, Seamanship and Navigation for the Modern Yacht Skipper 9th Edition
ISBN10: 1472943430 ISBN13: 9781472943439 Publisher: Adlard Coles Nautical Published: Nov 7 2017 Pages: 312 Weight: 2.12lbs. Height: 10.25" Width: 7.00" Depth: 1.00" Language: English
In this fully revised and up-to-date 9th edition of The Complete Yachtmaster, Tom Cunliffe brings together all the essentials of modern offshore cruising in one volume, including the characteristics of a good captain, the theory and practice of sailing and sail trim, the art of seamanship, practicing accurate navigation (including all digital forms), comprehending ocean meteorology, heavy weather preparation and survival, understanding sailboat stability, and dealing swiftly and competently with emergencies.
The Complete Yachtmaster builds knowledge as it builds sailing confidence, guiding sailors as authoritatively and reassuringly as a sea pilot bringing a ship safely to harbor. Required reading for all sailors and budding captains, both on board and in the classroom.