The book is a useful primer or overview for RYA Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster Offshore students by following the contents of the course in clear, practical language, with diagrams, photographs, explanations and bulleted lists.
"You will venture into the fringes of the wilderness with the minimum of simple gear, to live with it on its own terms. You will know that one of the sure ways to contentment in this life is a small boat, a fair wind, and a new coast to explore."
This book allows you to learn the secrets of getting the most from your asymmetric dinghy – whether you sail an entry level dinghy or a high-performance skiff, single-handed or with a crew. Following its advice will enable you to enjoy being at one with your boat and the wind.
“In this slim book there is so much valuable technical information about why and how weather systems develop and play out… most of us would find it to be an invaluable on-board companion.” Royal Cruising Club