ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS FURTHER READING INTRODUCTION: THE OCEAN SKIPPER PART 1 THE OFFSHORE YACHT 1 HULLS FOR OCEAN SAILING 2 SAILING RIGS FOR DEEP WATER 3 ENGINES 4 STEERING 5 SYSTEMS 6 ACCOMMODATION PART 2 OCEAN NAVIGATION AND DEEP-SEA SEAMANSHIP 7 WEATHER 8 HOT AND COLD 9 THE TOOLS OF OCEAN NAVIGATION 10 ESSENTIAL CELESTIAL NAVIGATION 11 PASSAGE PLANNING 12 GREAT CIRCLE SAILING AND PASSAGE EXECUTION 13 DAY-TO-DAY SEAMANSHIP 14 SYSTEM MANAGEMENT 15 DEALING WITH HEAVY WEATHER 16 IN HARBOUR 17 EXTREME EMERGENCIES PART 3 LIFE ON BOARD 18 CREW 19 HEALTH AT SEA 20 BUREAUCRACY 21 FOOD AND WATER 22 COMPUTERS, THE INTERNET AND RADIO COMMUNICATION CONCLUSION INDEX
An essential reference for anyone interested in offshore sailing and ocean passages.
'There are all too few authors ... who not only know about their subject but can write well about it. Tom Cunliffe is one,' according to Cruising magazine. Tom Cunliffe has many years of experience cruising all round Europe and from the Caribbean to Russia and Brazil to the Arctic. He is an RYA Yachtmaster examiner and a training consultant for Sailing USA - the governing body of yachting in the USA. He is a regular columnist for Sailing Today, Classic Boat and Yachting World in the UK, and SAIL in the USA.
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Essential reading for anyone planning for or dreaming about sailing long distances