This is a unique, practical, hands-on guide to boat manoeuvring.Manoeuvring a yacht under engine at close quarters in a marine of closeto other (expensive!) boats can be a daunting prospect for theinexperienced skipper - but it has to be done in order to take yourboat off a pontoon to go sailing, and to berth her after a day on thewater. Throw in fast flowing tides, and wind which might blow from thebow or beam or stern, and the exercise becomes even more of a lottery -even for the experienced boat handler.Here at last is a well organised visual guide to coping in everypossible combination of wind and tide. Laid out in a very clearfashion, with one manoeuvre per page and in a handy wiro format, thisis the ideal teach yourself guide, and the perfect on-board aidememoire. It will be a godsend to every nervous helmsman, and a goodtalking point for crew!