Reeds Skipper's Handbook

Reeds Skipper's Handbook

Paperback Reed's Skipper's Handbook

By (author) Malcolm Pearson

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  • Publisher: THOMAS REED PUBLICATIONS
  • Format: Paperback | 208 pages
  • Dimensions: 99mm x 160mm x 15mm | 181g
  • Publication date: 15 September 2010
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1408124777
  • ISBN 13: 9781408124772
  • Edition: 6, Revised
  • Edition statement: 6th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: Colour diagrams throughout
  • Sales rank: 29,063

Product description

The Reed's Skipper's Handbook, now in its 6th edition, has been a bestseller since first publication. A handy pocket size, it is an aide-memoire of everything a boater would need to know at sea. Packed with a wide range of information in a concise form it is frequently recommended by Yachtmaster Instructors as a quick reference guide and as a revision aid for anyone taking their Day Skipper and Yachtmaster certificates. The 6th edition has been expanded with helpful new material on boat handling, tides, ropework and general seamanship. 'A terrific little volume' Motorboat & Yachting 'A brilliant guide for beginners and an excellent refresher for more advanced skippers...a top rate book' Waterstones 'Everything you would need to know when going to sea in a yacht or small boat...a humdinger of a little book' Nautical Magazine Reeds Skipper's Handbook is a must for anyone going to sea in any size of boat - be they novice or old hand. Many thousands of skippers and crew have found it invaluable as a memory jogger and fresher whether at sea or on land.

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Author information

Malcolm Pearson has a lifelong love of boats and the sea, and has been 'messing about' in boats - sail and power, large and small - for over sixty years, around the coasts of the UK, Northern Europe and America. He has also made several yacht delivery trips to the Mediterranean, some through the European Inland Waterways and others the long way round via the Bay of Biscay. Malcolm was also a Yachtmaster Instructor for over 20 years.

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A terrific little volume Motorboat & Yachting A brilliant guide for beginners and an excellent refresher for more advanced skippers... a top rate book Waterstones Everything you would need to know when going to sea in a yacht or small boat...a humdinger of a little book Nautical Magazine 'A handy pocketsize, it is an aide-memoire of everything a boater would need to know at sea' Nautical Magazine (July 2010) 'A "must" in all chart tables and for those with "maturing memories" or lack of!' The Little Ship Club (Summer 2010)