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This is a second-hand soft-cover book.

Condition: The cover has surface rubbing, light creasing, light wear to the corners, and curling to the edges. The book has a bump to the front bottom left comer with an 8mm tear in that area, and a safety at sea sticker on inside front cover. The first 10 pages have light creasing to the top outside corner. There is light discolouring to the edges of the compressed pages. The rest of the book has no faults. The pages are clean and bright.

The dimensions: 215 x 279 mm
Pages: 278
Publisher: Para-Anchors International
Publication date: 1998 fourth edition

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Drag Device Data Base
By Victor Shane

Using parachutes, sea anchors and drogues to cope with heavy weather

This book separates fact from fiction by extracting critical insights from a large number of observations - the essence of the scientific method. It analyses the evidence and data contained in more than 120 documented case histories to help you make more informed decisions in heavy weather offshore.

-Over ninety documented case histories relating to the use of parachute type sea anchors by monohulls, multihulls & powered vessels in heavy weather.

-Over thirty-eight documented case histories relating to the use of various drogues by monohulls & multihulls in heavy weather.

-All types of sea anchors covered, including Para-Tech, Shewmon, conical devices, converted aerial parachutes & Naval Ordnance "BUORDs."

-All types of drogues covered, including Delta, Galerider, Seabrake & Jordan
Series Drogue.

This is a valuable collection of information regarding the use of parachute type sea anchors and various types of drogues on the sorts of boats we use. The case histories are interesting and revealing. This is an honest presentation of frightening experiences made more bearable by these devices. Highly recommended for anyone who goes to sea...

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  • Boat location: Hibiscus Coast, Auckland, NZ

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