The Boating Companion: All You Need to Know for Life on the Water

The Boating Companion: All You Need to Know for Life on the Water

by Rob Beattie
     
 

Planning to go on a boating trip and hoping to avoid a Gilligan’s Island-type situation? Whether you’re just getting into boating or have been doing it for years, this is the ultimate handbook to have on deck. Unlike other reference guides, this one is rugged, durable, and splash-resistant in a zip-around, waterproof cover, guaranteeing that even

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Planning to go on a boating trip and hoping to avoid a Gilligan’s Island-type situation? Whether you’re just getting into boating or have been doing it for years, this is the ultimate handbook to have on deck. Unlike other reference guides, this one is rugged, durable, and splash-resistant in a zip-around, waterproof cover, guaranteeing that even if the seas get rough, your handy guide won’t leave you stranded with running ink and blotted pages. The same innovative thinking and attention to detail has gone into preparing the contents. This is the ultimate portable reference to all kinds of boats, including information about power boats, sailboats, jet skis, yachts, canoes, kayaks, and more. With illustrated sections covering everything from how to get started and finance your new hobby to keeping the family fed and entertained onboard, this book gives practical advice for all scenarios and situations. It’s one of the only boating guides to include cooking information, survival techniques, and fun family activities, perfect for all of the 71 million boaters in the country.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762431861
Publisher:
Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date:
04/28/2008
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 8.75(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Robert Beattie is a gifted author and journalist. He has invaluable experiences as an outdoorsman and seaman and has written three books including The Campsite Companion, The Pocket Book of Survival: Staying Safe in the Great Outdoors, and 101 Things to Do in a Shed. He currently lives in Brighton, England.

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