An authoritative navigational resource for voyage planning and reference underway. Includes detailed sections on navigation, weather, safety, communications, etc. Six editions cover the UK, N. America, and the Caribbean.
You can have big accidents even in tiny boats. This manual covers the many things that can go wrong on a small cruising boat, and what you can do to prevent or cope with them.
The chapter on techniques to use when your electronics go down from the 1995 edition of The American Practical Navigator, originally published in 1802 and updated by NIMA. 10 pages with diagrams and examples.
Short recommendation for creating a repository of contact information, polar diagrams, landfall checklist, useful internet sites, storage placement diagrams, flag symbols, and much more.
One boat's list of crew fundamentals for avoiding accidents, damage, misunderstandings, gear loss, and illness. Includes precautions at anchor, operating the dinghy, in the galley, and on passage.