Boating Skills and Seamanship

Boating Skills and Seamanship

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by U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Assoc. Inc.
     
 

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Learn the essentials of seamanship from one of the world’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

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Learn the essentials of seamanship from one of the world’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 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 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071467292
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date:
10/28/2006
Edition description:
13TH
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, the nation’s

largest boating educator, offers boating and seamanship

courses to 100,000-150,000 students each year.

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Boating Skills and Seamanship 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Highly recommend, easy to understand, well written.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Walks in.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
You seriously should go to athenian constituion and republic
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loo around ((srry i havent been active state test))
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alextroa More than 1 year ago
I recently purchased this book and really like it.  It has all of the knowledge needed to successfully pass a boating course.   All of the safe boating rules in one book.  HIGHLY RECOMMENDED