Tait’s Seamanship, or how to sail a ship, part IV

Tait's Seamanship page 57

‘Masters and crews of stranded vessels should bear in mind that success in landing them in great measure depends upon their coolness, and attention to the rules here laid down, and that by attending to them many lives are annually saved by the Rocket Apparatus on the coasts of the United Kingdom.’

Here’s another instalment of the seamanship manual published around a century ago by James Tait, Extra Master and teacher of navigation. For earlier instalments, click here.

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