This book covers it all - how to ride a storm at the dock, at anchor, hauled out or the risks of going to sea. Diagrams suggesting optimal strategies for securing your vessel are critically important. Chafing gear and how and where to use it(essential to the ultimate safety of your vessel and those vessels surrounding it).Weather web sites are listed, along with how to read your barometer and what the numbers mean in terms of wind velocity and duration of the storm. Do you know how to estimate the direction the wind will be blowing? You will when you read this book. There are even recommendations for dealing with insurance issues in the aftermath of a storm. Donít own a boat without owning this book.