Overview:Coastal Turmoil: Winds, Waves and Tidal Races - Most boating is done in coastal waters, yet being close to land canoften present greater dangers than sailing offshore. Near to the coast,sea conditions are more complex: winds and currents change in strengthand direction, often unpredictably, waves are distorted by shallows,and even in fine weather there are tidal races, tricky headlands andother areas of rough water that can increase the risks of human error,gear failure and seasickness.Manyof the recommended techniques used in offshore voyaging - such as lyingto a sea anchor or trailing warps - are not suitable when close toland. In this highly practical guide, filled with helpful tips,real-time techniques and sound advice borne of years of first handexperience, Ken Endean explains the phenomena of rough water and showshow a good understanding of coastal sea conditions and careful passageplanning should enable boaters to avoid the roughest areas, seekshelter underway and thereby reduce passage times. He includesadvice on: coastal winds and waves, shallow water and shoaling, swellsand currents, tides and currents in conflict, estuary effects, bars andbanks, when to take the long way, how to read the surface, getting intoharbour safely, making the most of smooth water, and much more.Coastalboaters have little scope for mistakes and plenty of opportunities toexercise skill and sound seamanship - this practical down-to-earth bookwill enable everyone, whether in a yacht or a powerboat, to do justthat.
This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725645-9781408127025. It was written by the following authors: Bobby Charlton, Ken Endean. Book Coastal Turmoil: Winds, Waves and Tidal Races, which can be read online, published by the company: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, Vintage Publishing. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Biography, Sports Books, True Stories. The book was published on 2010-08-24 00:00:00. It has 160 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 460 g. File for download Coastal Turmoil: Winds, Waves and Tidal Races has PDF format and is called coastal-turmoil-winds-waves-and-tidal-races.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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