American Merchant Seaman's Manual

American Merchant Seaman's Manual

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This is a complete handbook for merchant seamen, covering every phase of good seamanship and all navigation necessary to prepare for the third mate's license. In addition, of course, it is a first-rate reference work. qFor Seamen By Seamen, q this classic manual was first published in 1938 and has gone through a number of revisions. New for the 2001 reprint is the addition of an extensive glossary of nautical terms.The boat should first be eased off slightly, and the sheets eased under the first impulse of the squall. When headway is obtained, ... The yawing will be reduced by keeping the ballast aft and by steering with an oar. The jib should always be setanbsp;...

Title:American Merchant Seaman's Manual
Author:William B. Hayler, Felix M. Cornell
Publisher:Cornell Maritime Pr/Tidewater Pub - 1981-01-01


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