Chapman Piloting, Seamanship and Small Boat Handling

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Hearst Marine Books, 1989 - Sports & Recreation - 678 pages
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With the 59th edition, Chapmanp-to-date, comprehensive, and authoritative book available for recreational boaters. Includes the new system of aids to navigation and developments in marine electronics, radar, and communications. 1,500 photos and illustrations.

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User Review  - littlepegleg - LibraryThing

Great book for all-around boating knowledge. My dad and I went through this book before we went to the Queen Charlotte Islands in B.C.. Lots of pictures, so it isn't a light book. Read full review

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A good book to read if you plan on doing any boating. Read full review


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About the author (1989)

Elbert S. Maloney is one of the world's leading nautical experts and a consultant for the On-Line Boating Safety Course presented by Boat U.S. Foundation for Boating Safety. Maloney edited the 62nd edition of Chapman Piloting: Seamanship & Small Boat Handling and compiled Chapman's Nautical Guides: Communications Afloat.

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