All vessels need to be buoyant in order to
float, and need to be stable in order to stay upright.
This revised edition of RYA Stability and
Buoyancy (which includes a glossary of terms, explaining all the
technical jargon) deals with everything relating to these issues and
also includes hazards common to most boats, including:
Broaching in a following sea.
Characteristics of different boat types,
(i.e. sailing dinghies, small catamarans, offshore and coastal monohull