Book Description

Review 'If you buy no other book for your voyage, buy this one.' ?Pete Goss'This book is an institution.' ?Practical Boat Owner'The ultimate survival handbook.' ?Yachting World'You may think that a book published for the first time 50 years ago shouldn?t be on your shelf, but this seventh edition more than deserves a slot.' - Soundings'An essential survival handbook for anyone contemplating a voyage out of sight of land, Heavy Weather Sailing should be required reading for sailors in every junior big boat program.' - WindCheck Read more About the Author After many years spent in the Royal Navy, Peter Bruce continues to spend much time at sea racing, cruising, or researching his pilotage books. He has achieved a string of victories in his own yachts, making him one of the top Corinthian skippers in the world. He has twice been on Britain's winning Admiral's Cup team and has taken part with distinction in most of the Fastnet races since his first in 1961. He has been revising Heavy Weather Sailing for over twenty-three years. Read more