Cooke on anchoring, mooring, stowing away, and running aground


Chapter IX: ‘No anchor, no matter how good its proportions and shape may be, can be expected to hold a boat if the cable be allowed to fall in a heap on top of it.’

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Chapter X: ‘There is probably no manoeuvre in the practice of seamanship that causes the novice so much misgiving as picking up moorings.’

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Chapter XI: ‘Having brought up, the sails and gear must be stowed and everything made snug for the night.’

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Chapter XII: ‘It is the fate of almost every yachtsman to get his craft ashore at some time or other, and to the novice it is an incident likely to occur fairly frequently.’

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Seamanship for Yachtsmen Chapter headings:

Chapter I Introduction
Chapter II Small Cruising Yachts
Chapter III Getting under Way
Chapter IV Getting under Way (continued)
Chapter V Seamanship under Way
Chapter VI Seamanship under Way (continued)
Chapter VII Heavy Weather
Chapter VIII Heavy Weather (continued)
Chapter IX Bringing Up
Chapter X Moorings
Chapter XI Stowing Away
Chapter XII Running Aground

Chapter XIII Accidents
Chapter XIV Strange Harbours
Chapter XV Rule of the Road
Chapter VXI The Dinghy

Chapter XVII Roller Headsails
Chapter XVIII Dinghy Sailing

Chapter XIX Racing
Chapter XX Racing Tactics
Chapter XXI The Care of Sails and Gear
Chapter XXII Fitting Out and Laying Up
Chapter XXIII Knotting and Splicing

Glossary of Nautical Terms

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