Boater's Pocket Reference: Your Comprehensive Resource for Boats and Boating

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Anchor Cove Publishing, Inc., 2006 - Boats and boating - 766 pages
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800 pages, 435 illustrations, 94 photographs, index. Handy, fact-filled new boating guide offers, how-to-do-it information and reference facts, figures, formulas, graphs, and tables about boating in a book small enough (about 3" x 5" x 1") to fit in your pocket. This book is for everyone who wants to enjoy being a better, safer, and more responsible boater. If you are new to boating this book is filled with information you need to know. If you are an experienced boater this book can act as a great reference and memory jogger.
 

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Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS
11
Boat Types Design and Construction
17
Hull Shapes
25
Recreational Boats
55
Chapter 2
73
Rules for Boat Operation
80
Chapter 3
92
Environmental Regulations
100
Severe Weather
410
Wind and Waves
419
Chapter 8
424
Weather Tables and Charts
428
Mechanical
443
Engines
448
Engine Maintenance and Troubleshooting 474 Propellers
480
Sample Logs And Checklists
486

Navigation Rules ColRegs
115
Conduct of Vessels in Sight of One Another
123
Lights and Shapes
130
sels Under Oars Rule 25
136
Chapter 4
149
Sailing
174
Anchors and Anchoring
186
Boat Operating and Seamanship
198
Special Situations
211
Checklists
217
Piloting and Navigation
227
The Compass
242
Electronic Navigation Equipment
255
Aids to Navigation
296
Tides and Tidal Currents
335
Navigation Tables
343
Ropes Lines and Knots
371
Reference Tables for Rope
400
Chapter 7
405
Electrical
499
Electrical Cabling
514
Electrical Systems
534
AC Systems
549
Bonding and Corrosion
561
Chapter 10
573
Types of Marine Communications Equipment 573 TwoWay Broadcast Communications
574
PointtoPoint Communications
588
Boat Trailering
605
Trailer Operation
616
Chapter 12
626
Conversion Tables
655
Chapter 13
672
Boating Organizations and Publications
679
Phone Numbers
688
Glossary
707
Chapter 15
708
Index
731
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