Storm Tactics Handbook: Modern Methods of Heaving-to for Survival in Extreme Conditions

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Waterline, 1996 - Boats and boating - 171 pages
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This guide stresses the importance of survival techniques at sea and is written by experienced round-the-world sailors. They recommend the traditional skill of heaving to, but in addition, employing a drogue, so rigged that it keeps the bow at a quartering angle to the approaching seas.

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Lin, with her husband Larry is world renowned for her sailing exploits. Author of eleven best selling books on sailing and seamanship, several hundred articles which have been translated into five different languages, she has been keynote speaker in at the Pacific Northwest center of the Sea, the University of Houston Woman's Forum and Egyptian commission on future tourism. Her previous book, Bull Canyon, a memoir published in 2013 received three literary awards

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