The Sea Survival Manual is the definitive book on the subject for anyone aboard an ocean-going boat of any size. It is aimed at the yachtsman or seafarer who is likely to proceed to sea out of the sight of land, whether for pleasure or professional reasons. The book includes chapters on safety and survival equipment, Global Maritime Distress and Safety Systems (GMDSS), life rafts, grab bags, medical equipment and advice, first aid and emergency treatment, abandoning ship, survival in a life raft and rescues at sea. Fully compliant with the IMO (International Maritime Organization) resolutions and United States Coast Guard (USCG) regulations. It is completely international in its appeal.Howorth, Michael is the author of 'Sea Survival Manual For Cruising and Professional Yachtsmen', published 2005 under ISBN 9781574092165 and ISBN 1574092162.