"Extreme Waves is a science and history of waves. Covering both the headline stories as well as incidents that are less well-known but equally startling, Craig Smith, author and amateur sailor, will keep you riveted from the first chapter to the last."--BOOK JACKET.
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Smith, an experienced engineer and ocean sailor, covers the physics of waves and the effect on people of "extreme waves," those "greater than 2.2 to 2.4 times the significant wave." He focuses on the ... Read full review
1 The Calm Sea
2 The Four Winds and Waves
3 Over the Bounding Main
4 Tempests and StormTossed Seas
7 The Southeast Asia Tsunami of December 26 2004
8 A Confused Sea
9 Freaks Rogues and Giants
Are Ships Safe Enough?
11 Davy Joness Locker