Being caught out in a storm is every sailor's worst nightmare. Doubts
and fears are hard to banish when a boat is being battered by the
elements. Will the helmsman cope with the huge waves piling up behind?
Can the rigging take the strain? Should you weather the storm or run
A storm needn't end in disaster, and being prepared for bad weather is
the best way to ensure that. This book is packed with practical advice
to help sailors cope, explaining how storms develop, how to avoid
them, and survival tactics if they can't be avoided. It also includes
information on design features for heavy weather, handling crew, what
to do in emergencies, and much more.
'Thoroughly recommended, interesting and crammed with advice that would be well received by sailors young and old' Nautical Magazine
'Highly recommended' The Lifeboat 65 two-colour diagrams