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Auxiliary Sail Vessel Operations, 2nd Edition: For the Professional Sailor

Hardcover, 304pp, 6 x 9, 9780870336430
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This text has been developed to provide a firm foundation for men and women working toward earning US Coast Guard licenses to operate auxiliary-powered sailing yachts and vessels. Initially created as a course curriculum for classes in sail vessel operations at the Maine Maritime Academy, this revised and updated second edition contains new material on bridge resource management, risk assessment, safety aloft, and more. Designed to accompany the sailor as a study guide and point of reference, it calls attention to the myriad constant and critical elements of professional yacht and vessel management in both theory and practice. Subjects covered include seamanship aboard sailing vessels, relevant hydrodynamic and aerodynamic theory, basic and advanced sailing maneuvers, planning and managing for crew and vessel safety, meteorology for sailors, heavy-weather sailing, emergencies at sea, and vessel administration as related to Coast Guard rules and regulations.

Specifications

Format:
Hardcover
Author:
George Anderson Chase
Pages:
304pp
Dimensions:
6 x 9
ISBN-13:
9780870336430
Supplier/Publisher:
Schiffer
Date Added:
March 2016
Published Date:
2016

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