The Instant Handbook of Boat Handling, Navigation, and Seamanship: A Quick-Reference Guide for Sail and Power
by Nigel Calder, John Rousmaniere, Bill Gladstone, Robert J. Sweet, Peter Nielsen, Charlie Wing, Richard A. Clinchy
Instant answers for your boat handling, navigation, and seamanship questions The Instant Handbook uses a dynamic new quick-reference format to cover the critical aspects of piloting, seamanship, and boat handling under sail or power more accessibly and effectively than has ever been done before. It puts at your fingertips all the information you need about: Boat Handling U...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published November 1st 2007 by International Marine
(first published September 20th 2007)
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When you live on an island and lose your ferry service, thoughts turn to boating. I bought several boating related books for Christmas. This one seems to be the most helpful with detail, diagrams and photos on all aspects of powerboating and sailing. Particularly interesting were chapters on anchoring, docking, navigating, using GPS, radio procedures, dealing with waves and wind and knots. A very helpful quick reference guide.