Sailing a Serious Ocean
by Kretschmer, John
Drawing on his extensive ocean-going experiences, John Kretschmer outlines what you need to cross an ocean or go around the world, fair weather or foul. His accounts of actual storms and real challenges at sea make exciting reading and suggest how to handle both your vessel and yourself when the going gets tough. Understanding how the boats Kretschmer handled responded to extreme circumstances can strengthen your grasp of your own boat’s ability to keep you and your crew safe.