A magnificent book that will take me a long time to work through. I think it's a terrific reference to have on-board so I can do some review before I tackle any weather. Obviously Peter Bruce is an expert on heavy weather sailing techniques and there's a lot to learn from him. In talking with others, this book appears in the conversation whenever the topic of sailing in heavy weather comes up which is a tribute to the reverence sailors place on this volume. Hint, read this on a calm, sunny day before the bad weather comes!
Written by Peter Bruce
The classic standard work on seamanship under gale conditions blends advice on gear and tactics with spine-tingling anecdotes accompanied by dramatic photos of storm seas. Contributions from renowned sailors such as Olin Stephens, John Shuttleworth, Mike Golding, Robin Knox-Johnson, and Val Haigh. This edition includes new how-to chapters on storm sails, taking shelter, and managing multihulls in storms.
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