Originally Posted by okchance
Lin and Larry's book is well worth the money
Their experience is based on a very different boat than most folks would sail. All long distance sailors should read the real Bible called
Sailing by K. Adlard Coles. Its based on many sailors' experiences. Somewhat dated, but the tactics are eternal. Its a "what to do if out sailing in a hurricane" book.
If you ever get to sail the English Channel
in a storm, and live, you will appreciate this book. 60 knot
winds, 30-40 foot seas that are steep walled and frequent, rain thick enough you can not see nor your radar
able to tell you much, and every seventh wave breaking. Good book.