Captain's Quickguides: Using GPS / Edition 1

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Overview

The essential information every boater needs--onboard and at your fingertips

On the water, when questions arise, there is no time to spend searching through an exhaustive manual. The Captain's QuickGuides provide all the answers--fast. Drawn from the world's largest boating library, each laminated QuickGuide presents 14 color panels of authoritative, concise information on a critical topic. This on-the-spot reference is ideal for boaters who need a convenient, accessible, and utterly streamlined information resource.

Designed for onboard quick reference each QuickGuide includes:

  • 14 panels of concise information yet has a folded size of just 4" x 9"
  • Hinged, laminated construction makes them durable and waterproof
  • Carefully organized and richly illustrated in color for instant, easy answers
  • At-your-fingertips format ideal for emergency situations
  • Just right for tight quarters, where space is an issue
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071423717
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/1/2004
  • Series: Captain's Quick Guides Series
  • Edition description: LAMINATED
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 16
  • Product dimensions: 4.30 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.12 (d)

Meet the Author

Bob Sweet has more than 30 years of experience in the technology and electronics markets and 30 years of boating experience. He has held engineering and senior executive management positions with a number of companies including GTE, Harris, ABA Industries, Inframetrics and Elbit Systems - the last three at the President and CEO level. He has both BS and MS degrees in electrical engineering from Penn State. He started his career as a radar and communications system engineer and, throughout his career, gained extensive experience with GPS including managing a corporate business unit that developed major portions of GPS for the Air Force. More recently, Bob was instrumental in the boating education for the Power Squadrons in Southeastern New England. HOMETOWN: East Falmouth, MA
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