Boating Skills and Seamanship
United States Coast Guard Auxiliary
13thPublisher: International Marine PublishingFormat: Paperback
Learn the essentials of seamanship from one of the world's premier boating organizationsDeveloped 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 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 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 moreApproved 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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