Confident Powerboating: Mastering Skills and Avoiding Troubles Afloat

Confident Powerboating: Mastering Skills and Avoiding Troubles Afloat

by Stu Reininger


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A practical how-to guide to handling and avoiding powerboat problems and emergencies

With no secondary method of propulsion, poorer stability profiles, and enough speed to get themselves into trouble fast, powerboats are far more susceptible to emergencies than sailboats. Confident
addresses your safety concerns, providing a detailed guide to avoiding problems, coping with difficult situations, and responding to emergencies effectively. Also, each section contains several anecdotes of problems encountered and resolved (or not).

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071482578
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 05/12/2008
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 1,118,031
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Stu Reininger is a marine consultant and contributing editor to MotorBoating magazine, reporting on boat handling and seamanship. Previously, he served as senior editor of Boating, Power & Motoryacht and Marine Log. Holder of a USCG 100 ton Master’s license, he has worked as a delivery skipper with seven transatlantic crossings. He has also worked as a marine surveyor, charter captain, and master of ferries and other commercial vessels.

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