Handling under sail and power, passage making and crew dynamics: everything a sailing skipper needs to know. Part 1: covers how to assess the boat, her crew and the weather. Part 2: covers boat handling, both under sail and power. All manoeuvres, from man overboard to docking, are covered. Part 3: covers the passage itself, be it a day sail or a passage with watches and night sailing. It's tough being a skipper -- this book gives you the knowledge and philosophy to be a success.