Chapman Piloting and Seamanship

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Elbert S. Maloney
Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2006 - Sports & Recreation - 927 pages
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THE Essential Guide for All Boaters!

With millions of copies sold, Chapman Piloting has been the leading reference for both power and sail boaters for nearly 100 years. Now this absolutely essential guide—large and beautifully produced, with 928 pages, 1,500 full-color illustrations and charts, and exploded views and cutaways—is thoroughly updated with all the latest information on federal laws, regulations, and fees. In fact, NO competing book is more current. Chapman even covers the newest technology—especially in the area of communications and navigation electronics equipment, such as GPS, radar, depth sounders/fish finders, chart plotters, and other gear. Even the illustrations—photos, sketches, chart plots—have been freshened up and improved, as has all the contact information, from postal and e-mail addresses to websites.
Virtually anyone who puts a craft on water needs this vital
information about boating rules, weather, tide, currents,
and navigation. Here are all the facts about seamanship for powerboats, small craft, and boats under sail; anchoring,
communications, and navigation; inland boating, marlinespike seamanship, and boating customs. Decade after decade, Chapman is the book that boaters reach for.  

Chapman's is:
* The standard text for private boating schools throughout the U.S.
* The officially recommended book for the U.S. Coast Guard's boating education classes
* The guide chosen by the United States Power Squadrons

 

 

 

  

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Contents

Foreword
6
The Tradition of Chapman Piloting Seamanship
7
Boating Essentials 1 Nautical Terms
12
Boating Laws 8c Regulations
56
Equipment for Boats
88
Lights Day Shapes
120
RightofWay Sound Signals
148
Seamanshi B Seamanship Under Power
174
The Mariners Compass
432
Aids to Navigation
473
Nautical Charts Publications
506
Basic Piloting Procedures
556
Tides Currents
581
Position Determination 631
613
Electrical Systems
646
Communications 580
680

Small Boat Seamanship
220
Seamanship Under Sail
274
Anchoring
316
Special Seamanship Techniques
350
Safety 11 Safety Afloat
369
Emergencies Underway
408
Further Aspects of Boating
750
Marlinespike Seamanship
774
Weather
801
Boating Customs
848
Boating Organizations
863
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

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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