Boating Skills and Seamanship, 14th Edition (International Marine-RMP)

Boating Skills and Seamanship, 14th Edition (International Marine-RMP) Author Inc. U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Assoc.
ISBN-10 0071829326
ISBN-13 9780071829328
Year 2013-05-17
Pages 416
Language English
Publisher International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
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Learn the essentials of seamanship from one of the world s premier boating organizations Developed 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 s classic boating skills manual will answer all your questions on Selecting the right boat whether a 10 foot skiff or a 35 foot cruiser Essential equipment both required and recommended The latest electronic navigation Personal Locator Beacons PLBs and private communication services e g SPOT devices and others Stability and safe loading Boat handling and seamanship on coastal and inland waters Trailering a boat Navigation and the rules of the nautical road 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

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