This is a unique, practical, hands-on guide to boat manoeuvring.

Manoeuvring a yacht under engine at close quarters in a marine of close

to other (expensive!) boats can be a daunting prospect for the

inexperienced skipper - but it has to be done in order to take your

boat off a pontoon to go sailing, and to berth her after a day on the

water. Throw in fast flowing tides, and wind which might blow from the

bow or beam or stern, and the exercise becomes even more of a lottery… (more)