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A compact, handy summary of the key things you need to consider when planning a passage by sea and when managing your ship on that passage: the perfect quick reference guide to keep onboard. The book covers the timetable for developing a passage plan and goes through all the elements you should consider: port information, routeing, weather, tides, timings and safety. It then takes you through ship management on the passage: the crew briefing, roles, routines, pre-sail checks, watch keeping and much more. Splash-proof and spiral bound - allowing you to lay it out flat on the chart table - this little book stands up to frequent use and will be a valued companion as you plan and execute your passage.
|Publication date:||3rd September 2019|
|Publisher:||Fernhurst Books Limited|
|Categories:||Navigation & seamanship, Boating, Water sports & recreations, Sports & outdoor recreation, Lifestyle, sport & leisure,|
Alastair Buchan began sailing on the Clyde. In a Hurley 20 he sailed single-handed round Britain, and made his first single-handed Atlantic circuit. He made his second in a Dockrell 27 (27 ft this time) sailing from Britain to the Caribbean and on to the USA via Venezuela and Cuba before sailing home.More About Alastair Buchan