Spiral bound with laminated pages to protect against the effects of the weather, this is an invaluable quick cockpit reference for anyone finding themselves in an emergency at sea. Packed with practical accessible advice on the most common emergencies requiring rapid action, it covers: Storm tactics Man overboard Gear failure Fire Dismasting Sinking First aid, and much more In the same series as the popular Skipper's On-board Diesel Guide, this handy reference is filled with checklists, sequential action points and helpful diagrams. A godsend to anyone in trouble at sea.
Hans Donat, a mechanical engineer, has worked as a freelance journalist for 40 years. He is the author of more than 25 books on seamanship and marine engines, and is the author of the popular Skipper's Onboard Diesel Guide, also published by Adlard Coles Nautical.