Get Your Captain's License, Fourth Edition / Edition 4

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Overview

Know you’ll pass before you take the exam.

If you are planning to take paying passengers on your boat or you want to save money on your insurance, you’ll need to pass the U.S. Coast Guard captain’s ratings exams. Get Your Captain’s License is the quickest, easiest, and least expensive

way to prepare for these tests. This complete study tool includes:

  • The six-passenger “Six-Pack,” Master and Mate Inland, Master

    and Mate Near Coastal, and Sail/Auxiliary Sail Endorsement

  • 400 pages of tutorials on seamanship and navigation
  • PEARSoft’s new and improved interactive CD-ROM with all

    14,000 questions and answers in the USCG database

With its essential advice and unlimited opportunities for exam practice, this book

is your sure course to passing the tests and securing your license.

Please note: CD-ROM is compatible with PC only.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071603690
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/30/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 832
  • Sales rank: 177,432
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Charlie Wing received his Ph.D. in oceanography from MIT. He is also the author of seven boating book and earned a captain's license 15 years ago. Dr. Jim Austin, a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, has taught Coast Guard license courses for many years.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Qualifying for a License
2. Rules of the Road
3. Deck General
4. Navigation General
5. Safety
6. Navigation Problems
7. Auxiliary Sail Endorsement
8. Examination Illustrations
9. Appendix: COLREGS

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