SEAFARING Theory and practice
A reference manual for all sea lovers, which includes all topics related to coastal and offshore navigation. An important colored iconographic essay, consisting of clear drawings, tables, illustrations, diagrams, completes the work and is of considerable help in learning the topics. The author accompanies the reader in the world of navigation, providing precise technical notions, not forgetting practical advice born from his remarkable experience.
Seafaring Theory and Practice deserves to find its own place in each on-board library as it is addressed to all the sailors, from those who love fast racing, to the beginner who ventures into the world of the sea and to the expert sailor, as precious support of consultation.
- Piloting and Dead Reckoning
- Cartography and Nautical Publications
- Rules for Preventing Collisions at Sea
- Safety at Sea
- Steering and Manoeuvring
- Celestial Navigation
- Communication at Sea
- Electronic Navigation
- The Diesel Engine
Sergio Guita is born in Gravedona in the province of Como. He now lives in Lugano, where he founded the Yacht Club del Mare, of which he is currently the president.
His passion for sailing dates from the mid-60s, and will remain a constant in the years to come, despite the sometimes difficult balance between work and the call of the sea. In 1978, accompanied by his wife, he left in a 15-metre schooner for a one-year cruise around the Mediterranean and the Atlantic, sailing up the Guadalquivir River to Seville.
Since then, Sergio has continued his work as a skipper, trainer and organizer of sailing events. For the last twenty years he has regularly held courses for the achievement of the navigation licence and continues to apply his great enthusiasm for sailing to the organization of Club activities. He is also the author of other manuals published by il Frangente.