Boat Handling Under Power: A Motorboat and Yacht Owners' Guide

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Sheridan House, 1988 - Sports & Recreation - 192 pages
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Most trouble on the water occurs when boats are under power. In this bestselling guide to boat handling under power, the author works step-by-step through the principles and mechanics of handling powerboats and sailboats with auxiliary power in a number of situations. Discusses getting under way, docking, going through narrow channels and rough seas, dealing with breakdowns, and recovering someone who has fallen overboard.

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Foreword 1
Basic Handling Techniques
Manoeuvring in Wind and Stream

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About the author (1988)

John Mellor was formerly a Royal Naval Officer, sailing school manager, navigation instructor and trawler skipper.

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