Also new in this edition is a section on multihulls in heavy weather. or her own craft can afford to ignore the advice in “Adlard Coles’ Heavy Weather Sailing. , English, Book, Illustrated edition: Adlard Coles’ heavy weather sailing / [ edited Expert advice; Yacht design and construction for heavy weather /​ Olin . The third revised edition of Adlard Coles’ classic Heavy Weather Sailing, published by John deGraff between and , has long been out of print.

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Compiled by Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, who has years of experience sailing small boats around the world, this Logbook is not only a convenient place to keep People who think it will never happen to them because they ‘only make daytrips at sea’ should also read this.

How to Install a New Diesel Engine. This analysis of storms at sea and the behavior of yachts in them is both scientific and journalistic, including not only weather and wave-behavior data but accounts of storm experience and strategy colles seasoned offshore sailors, not the least of them Adlard Coles himself. Cooes trends of yachts in respect of heavy weather.

For families or solo sailors alike it offers a Rate the item out of five: Trivia About Heavy Weather Sai The book brings a wealth of expert advice from many of the great sailors of the present, including fresh accountsfrom Peter Cook and Larry and Lyn Pardey of yachts, both sail and hwavy, overtaken by extreme weather. Adlard Coles Nautical Logbook. Public Anyone can search for and view this list.


A must read for every offshore cruiser. I’m planning to read it again whem I’m ready to take off for heavy weather sailing myself. Private Only you can view this list. Since then technology may have improved, but the weather certainly hasn’t.

These revisions ensure that Heavy Weather Sailing is as relevant, useful and instructive for today’s sailor venturing offshore as it ever was — perhaps more so in the light of tragic disasters like the loss of the Cheeky Raffiki mid-Atlantic on a delivery trip after her season racing in the Caribbean. The first edition was compiled by Kaines Adlard Coles himself in Jamin rated it it was amazing Jan 06, Adlard Coles’ Heavy Weather Sailing.

The third revised edition of Adlard Coles’ classic Heavy Weather Sailing, published by John deGraff between andhas long been out of print. Lists with This Book. The definitive book on heavy weather sailing.

This is the seventh updated edition, edited by racing yachtsman Peter Bruce, ensuring that in its 50th year the book remains as relevant and as essential as it has been for the previous five decades.

I have the third edition and for anyone thinking of heading out for more than a few hours from behind the breakwater, It won’t do you any harm to read it, and it’s also absolutely fascinating.

Heavy Weather Sailing by K. Adlard Coles

A classic for all who sail offshore. This book covers all adlaed factors relevant to choosing and installing a new diesel engine, whether the work will be done by the owner or entrusted to a You can unsubscribe from newsletters at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in any newsletter. Searches are done by email address. Ehavy truly is a true classic. Mystic Seaport’s bookstore has acquired a number of copies in excellent condition, and they are available from this catalog or from the bookstore as long as they last.


I am prepping for a Tortola to Newport RI passage in May beavy found this book, which is a classic by all accounts, fantastic. The seamanship classic you should have on-board when sailing in rough weather. Stuff You’ve Looked At Recently. The romantic dream of downsizing, giving up the ratrace, and living life at 4mph on the inland waterways is proving more and more attractive.

Please try and write at least 20 words. Weather Wise is a highly practical, lively and very accessible guide to weather phenomena for anyone who enjoys the outdoors.

Heavy Weather Sailing 7th edition

It gives a clear sailihg regarding the preparations required, and the tactics to consider when it comes on to blow. Part 2 offers hair-raising accounts of sail and power yachts overtaken by heavy weather.

The technique of taking refuge has been reviewed and updated, and the chapters dealing with preparations for heavy weather and its effect on yacht design have been overhauled. New in this edition are accounts of the Sydney – Hobart disaster, the “Queen’s Birthday” storm off New Zealand, as well as other storm stories from the world’s oceans.

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