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Foreword to the revised edition by Bob Fisher
Preface to the original edition
1.Consulting the Oracle
2.The Way of Currents
3.Tides and Tidal Streams
4.Current and the Apparent Wind
6.General Observations on Waves
7.Using Waves to Advantage
8.Wave Characteristics and Currents
9.Weather Reports, Barometers and Winds
10.Clouds and Sky Colours
11.A Typical Weather Cycle
12.Effect of Obstructions on the Wind
13.Local Thermal Winds
14.Gusts and Calm Patches
15.Winds Along the Shore
17.Keeping a Record
1 Examples of a Pre-race Prediction
2 Table of Wave Velocities, Periods and Lengths
3 Table of Wind Velocity and Pressure
4 Some Wave Formulae