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Motor Boating

Motor Boating

by Alex McMullen, Alex Mccullen
     
 

A complete guide to handling, navigating and maintaining a motor cruiser.

This book is essential reading for anyone new to cruising under power. It describes how to choose a boat and maintain it (there is an extensive photo-essay on diesel engine maintenance and troubleshooting). Navigation, particularly using GPS, is fully covered as are VHF radio

Overview

A complete guide to handling, navigating and maintaining a motor cruiser.

This book is essential reading for anyone new to cruising under power. It describes how to choose a boat and maintain it (there is an extensive photo-essay on diesel engine maintenance and troubleshooting). Navigation, particularly using GPS, is fully covered as are VHF radio techniques and the Rule of the Road. Major sections deal with boat handling, weather and passage making. The whole book is beautifully illustrated with specially taken colour photos and photo-sequences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781904475071
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/31/2006
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
6.73(w) x 9.51(h) x 0.32(d)

Meet the Author

Alex McMullen has been writing about motor boats and motor boating for nearly 40 years. He was editor of the UK magazine Motor Boat & Yachting before going freelance and is now a major contributor to Motor Boats Monthly.
We recommend this book for the RYA National Powerboat and Motor Cruising Schemes, from Day Skipper to Yachtmaster.

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