185 Tips & Techniques for Better Navigation, Cruise Planning, and Boat Handling Under Power or Sail
Written by John Jamieson.
Published by International Marine, 2009.
|In the night, wind, rain, fog, big
seas, strong currents, or congested waters, when there's no time for textbook
seamanship solutions, what you need are shortcuts and techniques that work
quickly and reliably every time.
Distilled from the vast accumulated lore of seamanship and navigation, Seamanship Secrets provides the absolute essentials - 185 techniques that work without fail in the pilothouse or the exposed cockpit or flying bridge of a shorthanded sail or powerboat.
Seamanship Secrets shows you how to:
About the author: John Jamieson spent 23 years in the Coast Guard as an enlisted navigator, instructor, search and rescue coxswain, and ship's conning officer. He has taught seamanship and navigation for the U.S. Coast Guard and Navy and has trained hundreds of students in these arts both ashore and afloat. As Senior Assistant Controller at the Rescue Coordination Center in Long Beach California, he coordinated air-and-sea search-and-rescue missions from the border of California and Oregon to the Yucatan Peninsula, out to 1,000 nautical miles offshore. Jamieson holds master and mate licenses for both power and sail and is a nationally certified sailing instructor. He recently directed the seamanship and chart navigation department at the internationally renowned Charles F. Chapman School of Seamanship in Stuart, Florida. He has sailed single-handed for 13 years and has delivered sailing vessels along the U.S. East Coast. This is his first book.
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