Boating Skills and Seamanship (Paperback)
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Before you take to the waters, know the basics from America's largest boating educator
Learn the fundamentals of boating from theU.S.C.G. Auxiliary?s cornerstone how-to guide, BoatingSkills and Seamanship. The perfect book for beginningboaters, it covers the basics of choosing, equipping,trailering, and handling a small to mid-sized powerboat.It also addresses line handling and knot tying, chart useand navigation, engine and drive train selection andmaintenance, the rules of the nautical road, the basicsof weather on the water, and radio communications.Provides a guide to boating, including such topics as knot tying, using charts, radio communications, equipping a powerboat, and engine maintenance.