Reeds Weather Handbook


Book Description

This essential pocket-sized guide equips readers with all the tools needed to predict and deal with local and distant weather conditions—whether on a day trip or a longer cruise, along the coast or further offshore. With practical explanations and helpful diagrams and photographs, this is the ideal aide-mémoire for skippers and crew, especially those studying for their Day Skipper and Yachtmaster exams.

About Singleton, Frank

Frank Singleton spent his working life in the UK Meteorological Office as a senior forecaster in the Central Forecast Office where he was also involved in research. He and his wife raced Firefly dinghies for many years before becoming cruising sailors. Frank's Weather Site for Sailors ( is known worldwide as an extensive, informed, and informative resource for all sea goers.