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As there is a considerable overlap between books on seamanship and those on meteorology; please see our Seamanship Section for further reading.
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Whilst primarily written for the North American sailor, this book has nontheless a lot of information that any sailor can, and should, to be aware of.
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By the time he made the ultimate surfer’s pilgrimage to Hawaii, Gavin had become a world-class wavewatcher, although he was still rubbish at surfing. And, while this fascinating, funny book may not teach you how to ride the waves, it will show you how to tune into the shapes, colours and forms of life’s many undulations.
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50 Ways to Improve your Weather Forecasting is your passport to practical weather forecasting tecniques that will get you safely to your destination whether in fine weather or foul.
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Weather Wise gives you the tools to answer the questions we always ask about the weather. As well as giving us the ins and outs about seasons, cloud formation, rain, wind, hail and mountain weather, thunder, and the development of storms and hurricanes, this handy book will enable you to make your own predictions - what is coming, when it will arrive, and how severe it will be.
No other weather book has the practical hands-on approach that Alan Watts brings to the subject, and his reputation for explaining complicated meteorological situations in an understandable way is second to none. Packed with practical tips, hints and facts, Weather Wise will be invaluable for sailors, walkers, climbers, skiers, golfers, holidaymakers and all outdoor enthusiasts.
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The Sailor's Book of the Weather introduces key principles that influence the weather and gives the sailor the tools to forecast from observations and make the most of the available information. Wind, clouds and knowledge of weather patterns and local conditions all contain ample hints to allow the informed mariner to accurately predict the weather.
Illustrated with charts and beautiful photographs, this book is a must for anyone who ventures onto the water, whatever your vessel or experience. It should be carried aboard every boat and is essential reading whether you are on the water, inland, on the coast or venturing further afield.
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