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2016 NEW BOOKS
AUXILIARY SAIL VESSEL OPERATIONS, 2ND EDITION:
For the Professional Sailor
G. Andy Chase
• Operational theory and practice for sailors of modern and traditional
vessels and tall ships
• Includes routine and emergency procedures, organization and
administration information, with 100+ charts, tables, and photos
• An essential reference for professional sailors looking to advance
their careers
This text has beendeveloped toprovide a firmfoundation formen and
women working toward earning US Coast Guard licenses to operate
auxiliary-powered sailing yachts and vessels. Initially created as a
course curriculum for classes in sail vessel operations at the Maine
Maritime Academy, this revised and updated second edition contains
newmaterial on bridge resourcemanagement, risk assessment, safety
aloft, and more. Designed to accompany the sailor as a study guide
and point of reference, it calls attention to the myriad constant and
critical elements of professional yacht and vessel management in both
theory and practice. Subjects covered include seamanship aboard
sailing vessels, relevant hydrodynamic and aerodynamic theory,
basic and advanced sailing maneuvers, planning and managing for
crew and vessel safety, meteorology for sailors, heavy-weather sailing,
emergencies at sea, and vessel administration as related to Coast
Guard rules and regulations.
G. Andy Chase
is a professor of marine transportation at his alma
mater, Maine Maritime Academy, and holds an unlimited master’s
license for power vessels and a 1600-ton license for sailing vessels.
Size: 6" x 9" • 112 drawings, diagrams & photos • 304pp.
ISBN: 978-0-87033-643-0 • hard cover • $35.00
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