Boating Skills and Seamanship, BOOK

Boating Skills and Seamanship, BOOK

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Learn the essentials of seamanship from one of the worlda€™s premier boating organizations Developed and refined through 35 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 new edition of the Coast Guard Auxiliarya€™s classic boating skills manual will answer all your questions on: Selecting the right boata€”whether a 10-foot skiff or a 35-foot cruiser Essential equipment, both required and recommended Docking and anchoring Boat handling and seamanship on coastal and inland waters Trailering a boat Navigation and the rules of the nautical road Using and maintaining marine engines, drive trains, and electronics Knots, splices, and line handling Marine weather and marine communications And much more! Approved by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA), with chapter review questions and answers, Boating Skills and Seamanship is the ideal study and reference guide for anyone taking a state boating license exam or seeking better boating skills and knowledge.Inspect power steering and power trim oil levels. Inspect and lubricate steering and con~ trol cables. Inspect the fire extinguishers. Inspect the galley stove for loose fittings or leaking hoses. Inspect the bilge pump and float switch.

Title:Boating Skills and Seamanship, BOOK
Author:Inc. U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Assoc.
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2006-10-20


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