HIGHLY RECOMMENDED BY:
"An excellent publication which condenses all of the relevant material needed to achieve safety by all means on the water."
  • AUSTRALIAN SAILING 
  • BOATING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION
  • SHIPWRIGHTS & BOATBUILDERS ASSOCIATION
  • MARINE RESCUE NEW SOUTH WALES
  • AUSTRALIAN VOLUNTEER COAST GUARD ASSOCIATION
AUTHOR:
The Sydney Morning Herald writes: "Captain Dick Gandy is one of Australia's most highly qualified and respected ocean-going master mariners. His books have become classic educational aids. They can be summed up in two words ' simply outstanding."
As a TAFE teacher, Dick Gandy has trained over three thousand recreational and commercial boating enthusiasts from all over Australia. In 2005 he was made an Honorary Commodore of the Australian Volunteer Coast Guard Association. This is his fifth boating book.
 
TECHNICAL EDITORS:
 Russell Vasey has sailed in five Sydney to Hobart yacht races. He is a Yachtmaster Examiner and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Navigation. His boating experience includes voyages across the Pacific, Tasman Sea, Portsmouth to Gibraltar and circumnavigation of Australia.
 
Alan Barringham, a former round the world yachtsman for eight years, works on commercial vessels in Sydney and teaches Marine Engineering at TAFE.

 

Bill Ardus is Class 1 Engineer Steam & Motor. He's also an engineering teacher & examiner. 

 

Martin Phillips is a Registered Pharmacist with interest in occupational health and safety. He is both a SCUBA and FIRST AID/CPR/AED instructor, and periodically crews both day and live-aboard dive vessels.

JACKET FLAPS