The Instant Handbook of Boat Handling, Navigation, and Seamanship
33%
off

The Instant Handbook of Boat Handling, Navigation, and Seamanship : A Quick-Reference Guide for Sail and Power

By (author)  , By (author)  , By (author)  , By (author)  , By (author)  , By (author)  , By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days
When will my order arrive?

Expected delivery to the United States by Christmas Expected to be delivered to the United States by Christmas

Description

Instant answers for your boat handling, navigation, and seamanship questions The Instant Handbook uses a dynamic new quick-reference format to cover the critical aspects of piloting, seamanship, and boat handling under sail or power more accessibly and effectively than has ever been done before. It puts at your fingertips all the information you need about: Boat Handling Under Power--Bob Sweet Sail Trim and Rig Tuning--Bill Gladstone Using Nautical Charts--Bob Sweet Using GPS--Bob Sweet Using VHF and SSB Radios--Bob Sweet Rules of the Road and Running Light Patterns--Charlie Wing Knots, Splices, and Line Handling--Charlie Wing Anchoring--Peter Nielsen Onboard Weather Forecasting--Bob Sweet Heavy Weather Sailing--John Rousmaniere Diesel Engine Care and Repair--Nigel Calder Emergencies On Board--John Rousmaniere Emergency First Aid On Board--Richard Clinchyshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 139.7 x 248.92 x 15.24mm | 385.55g
  • International Marine Publishing Co
  • Rockport, ME, United States
  • English
  • col. ill
  • 0071499105
  • 9780071499101
  • 726,748

About Nigel Calder

John Rousmaniere is the author of The Annapolis Book of Seamanship and a dozen other nautical books. Bob Sweet, author of GPS for Mariners and The Weekend Navigator, is the national education coordinator for the United States Power Squadrons. Charlie Wing is the author of Get Your Captain's License and other boating books. Nigel Calder, author of Boatowner's Mechanical Electrical Manual, among other titles, is acknowledged as the world's foremost writer on technical boating topics. Bill Gladstone is the director of education for North Sails and has been teaching sailing for more than 30 years. Richard Clinchy, an emergency medical technician for more than 40 years, is a paramedic, a member of the National Association of EMS Physicians, and past chief of the U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary's Department of Education. Peter Nielsen is the editor of SAIL magazine and the author of Sailpower.show more

Back cover copy

Instant answers for your boat handling, navigation, and seamanship questions "The Instant Handbook" uses a dynamic new quick-reference format to cover the critical aspects of piloting, seamanship, and boat handling under sail or power more accessibly and effectively than has ever been done before. It puts at your fingertips all the information you need about: Boat Handling Under Power--Bob Sweet Sail Trim and Rig Tuning--Bill Gladstone Using Nautical Charts--Bob Sweet Using GPS--Bob Sweet Using VHF and SSB Radios--Bob Sweet Rules of the Road and Running Light Patterns--Charlie Wing Knots, Splices, and Line Handling--Charlie Wing Anchoring--Peter Nielsen Onboard Weather Forecasting--Bob Sweet Heavy Weather Sailing--John Rousmaniere Diesel Engine Care and Repair--Nigel Calder Emergencies On Board--John Rousmaniere Emergency First Aid On Board--Richard Clinchy Each subject is stripped to its absolute essence. Only a panel of top nautical experts could pack such a wealth of information into such a small book. Equally valuable for home study and onboard reference, "The Instant Handbook" includes all the essentials and not a word more.show more

Table of contents

Preface Boat Handling Under Power--Bob Sweet Sail Trim and Rig Tuning--Bill Gladstone Using Nautical Charts--Bob Sweet Using GPS--Bob Sweet Using VHF and SSB Radios--Bob Sweet Rules of the Road and Running Light Patterns--Charlie Wing Knots, Splices, and Line Handling--Charlie Wing Anchoring--Peter Nielsen Onboard Weather Forecasting--Bob Sweet Heavy Weather Sailing--John Rousmaniere Diesel Engine Care and Repair--Nigel Calder Emergencies On Board--John Rousmaniere Emergency First Aid On Board--Richard Clinchy Contributors Indexshow more