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New Crew's Companion Basil Mosenthal

New Crew's Companion By Basil Mosenthal

New Crew's Companion by Basil Mosenthal

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The essential guide for new yacht crews in a compact, handy format which is splashproof and can be taken on-board.

New Crew's Companion Summary

New Crew's Companion by Basil Mosenthal

Sailing is far more fun if you understand what is going on aboard and can give a hand. And if the weather turns nasty, or things go wrong (which is very rare), then an extra hand can be invaluable. This compact companion contains all the essential information that a new crew needs before stepping aboard: what clothes to bring, what the things on the deck are called, how to start helping with the sails and other deckwork. There is also an important section on safety and one on living aboard - because 'boat living' is not at all like living ashore. Ideal for a skipper to give out to new crew, or for a new crew to buy for themselves, to ensure that they know what to expect and get the most out of their first sailing experiences.

New Crew's Companion Reviews

It's small, concise and surprisingly good at packing useful information into a tiny space. (Yachting Monthly) It would make a great welcome-on-board gift for skippers to give to new crew. It teaches them terminology and skills, but also takes a no-nonsense approach to extremely important matters - like crew asking if a skipper would like them to contribute to the boat's kitty. Very handy for nautical novices. (Sailing Today) These slimline, flip-over 'learn-to-sail' type books are priceless in my view; and this second edition of 'New Crew's Companion' tops the bargain list once more... all the essentials are there for the new crew to make their lives easier aboard. (Sailing Magazine)

About Basil Mosenthal

Basil Mosenthal has sailed extensively in all the oceans of the world. After serving in the Royal Navy, where he was able to race offshore extensively, Basil became a partner in one of the first yacht delivery firms in the USA, and after many thousands of miles sailing, he became a consultant in the management of large yachts. He has written many books about sailing, including Fernhurst Books' best-selling Cockpit Companion.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Arriving onboard; Parts of a boat; Ropes & lines; Undocking & docking; Mooring; Anchoring; Handling sails; At sea; Safety; Living aboard; Getting help - the VHF radio

Additional information

New Crew's Companion by Basil Mosenthal
Fernhurst Books Limited
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