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Author Coles, K. Adlard (Kaines Adlard)

Title Adlard Coles' heavy weather sailing.

Imprint Camden, Me. : International Marine/McGraw-Hill, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    797.124 COL 2008    Available
Edition 6th ed. / Peter Bruce.
Description ix, 294 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.), charts ; 26 cm.
Note "First published in Great Britain by Adlard Coles Nautical in 1967." -- p. vii.
"One third of this edition is completely new...material from the previous edition has been thoroughly revised where appropriate."-- p. ix.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 291) and index.
Contents Part one. Expert advice -- Yacht design and construction for heavy weather / Olin Stephens -- Stability of yachts in large breaking waves / Andrew Claughton -- Influence of heavy weather on yacht design / Peter Bruce -- Spars and rigging for heavy weather / Matthew Sheahan -- Storm sails / Richard Clifford -- Preparations for heavy weather / Peter Bruce -- Use of drag devices / Peter Bruce -- Meteorology of heavy weather / Richard Ebling -- Waves /Sheldon Bacon -- Seasickness remedies / Noël Dilly -- Taking refuge in heavy weather / Richard Clifford -- Storm tactics in RIBs / Hugo Montgomery-Swan -- Storm tactics in powerboats / Dag Pike -- Multihull tactics in heavy weather / Mark Orr -- Monohull storm tactics / Peter Bruce -- Part two. Storm experiences -- Santander Race storm / Adlard Coles -- Short accounts of weather phenomena, 1983-1997 / Peter Bruce -- Channel storm of 1987 / Peter Bruce -- Storm winds, storm lessons / Lin and Larry Pardey -- Queen's Birthday storm of 1994 / Peter Bruce -- Winter storm off the south-west coast of Australia / Deborah Schutz -- Black Velvet's bothersome return from Iceland / Ewen Southby-Tailyour -- Loss of Reliance AC / Richard Heath -- 'Bombed' in the Tasman Sea / Peter Cook -- Berrimilla braves 80-knot winds in the South Atlantic / Alex Whitworth.
Subject Sailing.
Heavy weather seamanship.
Added Author Bruce, Peter.
Added Title Heavy weather sailing
ISBN 9780071592901

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