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The Instant Handbook of Boat Handling, Navigation, and Seamanship

Year: 2008
Language: english
Author: Nigel Calder & others
Genre: Handbook
Publisher: International Marine/McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 0071499105
Format: PDF
Quality: eBook
Pages count: 240
Description: This handbook provides the readers with comprehensive information about the boat handling, navigation and seamanship. Each of its chapters has been written by leading experts and every page is designed to provide maximum efficiency and ease. We do hope that tis book will make your time on the water more rewarding, more enjoyable, and safer.


1. Boat Handling Under Power/Bob Sweet 1
2. Sail Trim and Rig Tuning/Bill Gladstone 17
3. Using Nautical Charts/Bob Sweet 33
4. Using GPS/Bob Sweet 63
5. Using VHF and SSB Radios/Bob Sweet 79
6. Rules of the Road and Running Light
Patterns/Charlie Wing 95
7. Knots, Splices, and Line Handling/Charlie Wing 111
8. Anchoring/Peter Nielsen 127
9. Onboard Weather Forecasting/Bob Sweet 143
10. Heavy Weather Sailing/John Rousmaniere 159
11. Diesel Engine Care and Repair/Nigel Calder 175
12. Emergencies On Board/John Rousmaniere 191
13. Emergency First Aid On Board/Richard Clinchy 207
Rating: 4.9 / 5 (Votes: 19)
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