Leadership on the High Seas

by Captain V.S. Parani

Although merchant ships carry 90% of the world’s trade, the mariners who run them have little guidance on leadership. This can result in disasters such as the Titanic, Costa Concordia, the Exxon Valdez, and the recent El Faro. With modern ships being worth several million dollars, seafarers need leadership advice at every level of their career. Golden Stripes, Leadership on the High Seas provides this guidance, and much more.

Captain Parani weaves together his rich experience, cutting-edge insights and real-life stories in this book which has already garnered international acclaim. The reader will discover how to run a tight ship; enhance expertise; lead and communicate with a team; implement safety leadership; decide effectively in high-stake situations and be inspired by legendary sailors. It is a practical leadership action plan which can be applied at sea, or in any other workplace, anywhere.

The book has been shortlisted for this year’s Mount-batten Maritime Award for Best Literary Contribution.

This is an invaluable book for anyone aspiring to be a senior officer and I would very highly recommend it.



Published by:

Whittles Publishing
Dunbeath Mill


Hardback: 214mm x 137mm, 196 pp illustrated

Price: £18.99


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