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

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

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By (author) Nigel Calder, By (author) John Rousmaniere, By (author) Bill Gladstone, By (author) Robert J. Sweet, By (author) Peter Nielsen, By (author) Charlie Wing, By (author) Richard A. Clinchy III

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  • Publisher: International Marine Publishing Co
  • Format: Paperback | 240 pages
  • Dimensions: 140mm x 249mm x 15mm | 386g
  • Publication date: 1 November 2007
  • Publication City/Country: Rockport, ME
  • ISBN 10: 0071499105
  • ISBN 13: 9780071499101
  • Illustrations note: col. ill
  • Sales rank: 370,607

Product 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 Clinchy

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John Rousmaniere is the author of The Annapolis Book ofSeamanship and a dozen other nautical books. Bob Sweet,author of GPS for Mariners and The Weekend Navigator, is thenational education coordinator for the United States PowerSquadrons. Charlie Wing is the author of Get Your Captain'sLicense and other boating books. Nigel Calder, author ofBoatowner's Mechanical Electrical Manual, among other titles, isacknowledged as the world's foremost writer on technicalboating topics. Bill Gladstone is the director of educationfor North Sails and has been teaching sailing for more than30 years. Richard Clinchy, an emergency medical technicianfor more than 40 years, is a paramedic, a member of theNational Association of EMS Physicians, and past chief of theU. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary's Department of Education. Peter Nielsen is the editor of SAIL magazine and the authorof Sailpower.

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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.

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 Index