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Reeds Crew Handbook

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ISBN-10: 1408159120

ISBN-13: 9781408159125

Edition: N/A

Authors: Bill Johnson

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The Reeds Skipper's Handbook, now in its 6th edition, has been a bestseller since first publication 20 years ago. Now for the first time, here is the Reeds Crew Handbook for skippers to hand to new and aspiring crew. It will give them all the essential knowledge they need to undertake the tasks traditionally handled by crew aboard any size of yacht, including:- Steering (both with a tiller and a wheel)- Raising, dropping and reefing a sail- Boat handling (using tide, wind, etc)- Handling lines (throwing, coiling, lassoing, etc)- Tying up a boat on a pontoon and against a quay wall- Attaching bow and stern lines and springs- Handling an anchor- Using the radio- Basic first aid- Essential…    
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Book details

List price: $8.62
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Publication date: 3/29/2013
Binding: E-Book 
Pages: 160
Language: English

A Cambridge-educated engineer, Bill Johnson swapped his career for long distance sailing. He stopped logging miles sailed somewhere around 50,000. He was a sailing instructor for ten years, focusing on the RYA courses from beginner to Yachtmaster level.