The Instant Handbook of Boat Handling, Navigation, and Seamanship
A Quick-Reference Guide for Sail and Power
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Instant Handbook of Boat Handling, Navigation, and Seamanship by Nigel Calder
Book DescriptionInstant 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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Book DetailsISBN: 9780071499101
(251mm x 139mm x 12mm)
Imprint: International Marine Publishing Co
Publisher: International Marine Publishing Co
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Nigel Calder
Boatowners Mechanical and Electrical Manual, Hardback (July 2015)
A guide to designing, installing, and maintaining electrical and mechanical systems on your boat. It covers virtually anything on a sail or power boat with moving parts: engine, electrical, steering systems, winches, pumps, refrigeration, plumbing, rigging.
How to Read a Nautical Chart, (Includes All of Chart #1), Paperback (March 2012)
Provides information on reading and relying on electronic and paper nautical charts. This title explains various aspects of electronic and paper nautical charts: how a chart is assembled, how to gauge the accuracy of chart data, how to read charts created by other governments, how to use information such as scale, and more.
How to Read a Nautical Chart, Paperback (November 2008)
A guide to the symbology and shorthand notations used on nautical charts. It helps readers make sense of the complex system of signs, symbols, and graphic elements.
Diesel Engine Care and Repair, Paperback (March 2007)» View all books by Nigel Calder
Useful on water, when an engine problem surfaces, this guide provides the answers drawn from the boating library. It presents 14 color panels of information on diesel engines.
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Author Biography - 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.
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