Anyone intent on crossing oceans must be ready to deal with it if it comes, as well it may. Even well-informed inshore and continental-shelf sailors will inevitably be caught out sooner or later.
The object of this slim, quickly absorbed volume is to give everyone, whatever their passage-making aspirations, a sound brief so that whether they find themselves at the wrong end of a force-six blow along the coast, or confronting serious waves far out at sea, they are fully aware of their options for taking it in their stride.
1. Wind & Wave
2. Fit For Sea: The Boat
3. The Crew
4. Handling The Boat
6. Strategy, Tactics & The Weather
7. Boat Performance
8. Riding Out A Gale At Sea
9. Shelter From The Storm
11. The Liferaft – The Final Resort
12. Outside Assistance