Reeds Weather Handbook

For Sail and Power

By Frank Singleton

Publishing 2nd January 2014

Weather determines when we sail, where we sail to and whether we arrive safely. Understanding how current and forthcoming weather will affect our sailing requires keen powers of observation, common sense and experience. Reeds Weather Handbook an essential pocket-sized guide contains all the necessary tools to predict the weather for both coastal day sailing and longer passages offshore.

With a practical, no-nonsense approach, and packed full of clear diagrams and illustrative photographs, this is the ideal aide-memoire for all leisure sailors, including those at RYA Day Skipper and Yachtmaster level.

Frank Singleton is a former Senior Forecaster for the Met Office, and an RYA Yachtmaster with well over 40,000 sea miles under his keel. His weather website is well-known globally to leisure and professional sailors alike. He has received awards from the Royal Meteorological Society, the RYA, the Royal Cruising Club, the Cruising Association and the Hallberg-Rassy Owners Association.