Heavy Weather Sailing by John Rousmaniere
When you find yourself sailing in heavy weather, you're going to need a deft hand on board. If you have a copy of Heavy Weather Sailing, that hand will belong to you.
This is a how-to guide that shows you how to react in strenuous conditions on the water. In its pages you'll find how to prepare your boat for unpleasant weather not just in the harbor, but what to do if you and your boat are unexpectedly sitting on rough waters. And it's written in a manner that gets you answers fast when getting to answers is imperative.
The publisher here is adept at these quick guides. Everything about the book is designed to find instant and needed information in emergency situations. There's skim-able text (though we'd advise you give the book a thorough read at your leisure to familiarize yourself with the material) accompanied by organized color illustrations to get a quick grasp of concepts at even the worst times. With only a little over a dozen pages, it's concise and authoritative, engineered for getting to the point when you want it most. And its pages are hinged and laminated, making sure its resistant to water damage when water may be the problem.
If you're on the water, you need to have these tactics for keeping your boat and crew safe, and for learning to make strategic decisions right away. The Motor Bookstore would encourage every boat owner to keep a copy of Heavy Weather Sailing close by.
Subject: How-to / Quick Reference Guide to Heavy Weather Sailing Tips and Strategies.
ISBN-10: 0071452214 | ISBN-13: 9780071452212 | McGraw-Hill 52214