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This book explains to the reader how to go about boat handling, deck seamanship, coping with emergencies at sea, mooring and anchoring, ropes, knots and tackles, sails, spars and rigging, communications, metereology, stability and bouyancy, maintenance and ship and boat identification.;The author is a Merchant Navy-trained master mariner. He was the first person to sail non stop round the world singlehanded in "Suhaili" (1968-9), winning "Sunday Times" Golden Globe. He has also won the Round Britain transatlantic sailing record, New York to Lizard in 10 days.

Book information

ISBN: 9780340564950
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
Imprint: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
Pub date:
Edition: New Edition
DEWEY: 623.88223
Language: English
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 468g
Height: 216mm
Width: 138mm