The Practical Encyclopedia of Boating
An A-Z Compendium of Seamanship, Boat Maintenance, Navigation, and Nautical WisdomBook - 2004
A compendium for various boating situations. It covers seamanship and boat handling, navigation, routine boat maintenance, and boat design and building. It ranges from vital techniques - such as recovering overboard crew and measuring distances off - to useful concepts like reading the water and sky and evaluating a boat's seaworthiness.
Publisher: Camden, ME : International Marine/McGraw Hill, c2004
Characteristics: xi, 356 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 28 cm