Boating Skills and Seamanship Paperback / softback
Learn the essentials of seamanship from one of the world's premier boating organizationsDeveloped and refined through 40 years of Coast Guard Auxiliary training courses, Boating Skills and Seamanship is your perfect introduction to recreational boating's fundamentals.
Great for beginning and intermediate powerboaters alike, it offers you the basics of choosing, equipping, and handling a small to midsize powerboat. This updated edition of the Coast Guard Auxiliary'sclassic boating skills manual will answer all yourquestions on:Selecting the right boat--whether a 10-foot skiff or a 35-foot cruiserEssential equipment, both required and recommendedThe latest electronic navigationPersonal Locator Beacons (PLBs) and private communication services, e.g., SPOT devices and othersStability and safe loadingBoat handling and seamanship on coastal and inland watersTrailering a boatNavigation and the rules of the nautical roadAnd much more!Approved by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA), with chapter review questions and answers, Boating Skills and Seamanship is theideal study and reference guide for anyone taking a state boating license exam or seeking better boating skills and knowledge.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 416 pages, 100 Illustrations, unspecified
- Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
- Publication Date: 17/05/2013
- Category: Motor / power boating & cruising
- ISBN: 9780071829328