Ice Seamanship



A book published by the Nautical Institute on the subject of Ice Seamanship.


  • Ice types, general terms and definitions, ice identification
  • Ballasting in ice
  • stopping in ice
  • Safety rules
  • Trimming for ice
  • Approaching ice
  • Avoiding floes
  • Action to avoid icebergs and loose ice
  • Ice breakers
  • Canadian Arctic Charts
  • Emergency Charts
  • Glacier Ice as a Radar Target
  • Anchoring in ice
  • Towing in ice

Many other topics included

Original Publisher

Nautical Institute 1986 | George Q. Parnell Master Mariner