A bestseller since first publication Invaluable aide-memoire of everything a skipper or crew would need to know in a handy pocket size for ease of use - either on board or as a reference and revision guide for Day Skipper and Yachtmaster students Sixth edition updated, revised and expanded with new material on tides, boat handling and seamanship The one book every sailor should carry in their pocket!
Malcolm Pearson has a lifelong love of boats and the sea, and has been 'messing about' in boats - sail and power, large and small - for over sixty years, around the coasts of the UK, Northern Europe and America. He has also made several yacht delivery trips to the Mediterranean, some through the European Inland Waterways and others the long way round via the Bay of Biscay. Malcolm was also a Yachtmaster Instructor for over 20 years.
A terrific little volume Motorboat & Yachting A brilliant guide for beginners and an excellent refresher for more advanced skippers... a top rate book Waterstones Everything you would need to know when going to sea in a yacht or small boat...a humdinger of a little book Nautical Magazine 'A handy pocketsize, it is an aide-memoire of everything a boater would need to know at sea' Nautical Magazine (July 2010) 'A "must" in all chart tables and for those with "maturing memories" or lack of!' The Little Ship Club (Summer 2010)