Auxiliary Sail Vessel Operations, 2nd Edition: For the Professional Sailor G. Andy Chase Revised and updated 2nd edition

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Auxiliary Sail Vessel Operations, 2nd Edition: For the Professional Sailor G. Andy Chase Revised and updated 2nd edition

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This is the premier textbook for sail trainees on the operations of tall ships. Initially created as a course curriculum for classes in sailing vessel operations at Maine Maritime Academy, this revised and updated second edition contains new material on bridge resource management, risk assessment, safety aloft, and more. Designed to accompany the sail trainee and aspiring professional as a study guide and reference work, it covers 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. The author, Andy Chase, was the subject of the John McPhee book Looking for a Ship. Chase is senior faculty at Maine Maritime Academy and an advisor to Tall Ships Portland.