Suitable as a training manual and a day-to-day reference, Shiphandling is the comprehensive and up to date guide to the theory and practice of ship handling procedures. Its covers the requirements of all STCW-level marine qualifications, provides expert guidance on all the hardware that marine professionals will make use of in the control and operation of their vessel and offers a broad focus on many shiphandling scenarios.
? Covers all key shiphandling topics for nautical (merchant marine) students and more experienced mariners seeking trusted guidance
? Author David House is one of the best known marine authors; he has a wealth of experience, with over 30 years experience at sea and is author of 11 successful marine operations books
? Covers STCW requirements; is written for professional mariners, rather then amateur sailors; offers a highly practical professional development based approach to enhancing the reader's skills and knowledge, with a focus on preparing them for higher rank.
Merchant Marine students taking deck and other marine qualifications; qualified professionals seeking higher rank; experienced Masters who require a working reference on current best-practice.
Table of Contents
Ship Handling; Manoeuvring Characteristics and Interaction; Anchor Operations; Emergencies; Tugs and towing operations; Appendices I: Controlling the Hardware of Ship Handling; Appendices II: Rudder types and Stern Arrangements