Author(s): Barry Pickthall
Whether it's a rigid inflatable boat (RIB), fishing boat, motor cruiser, or sports boat, this is the ultimate guide to selecting, maintaining, and navigating one - with tips on boat parts and safety at sea.
Barry Pickthall is a respected writer and photographer who has covered all aspects of sailing and boating for the last 35 years, 20 of them as yachting correspondent for The Times newspaper. He continues to write for magazines across Europe, South Africa and Australasia. He is a qualified sailing instructor and the author of Dinghy Sailing and Yachting, both part of Wiley Nautical's Start to Finish series.