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Beattie, Rob

Boating Handbook

All You Need to Know for Life on the Water

€ 20.95

A handy, waterproof guide to the skills you need to get afloat safely and enjoyably. Covering navigation, first aid, provisioning, manouvering and hundreds of other essential aspects of boating this is the ideal book to keep aboard and to hand whenever you are on the water.

Taal / Language : English


Section One: The Basics.

Why Go Boating?

Documents, registrations, and Licenses.

When and Where.

Singles, Couples, and Families.

Is Boating For Me?

A Day in the Life.

Section Two: The Boat.

Different Kinds of Boat.

Buying a Boat.

Understanding Your Boat.

The Boating Year.


Storing Your Boat.

Insuring Your Boat.

Section Three: Equipping Your Boat.

Basic Safety Rules.

Vessel Safety Check.

Provisioning the Galley.


Activities Checklist.

Pre Cast Off Checklist.

First Aid Kit.

Section Four: Basic Navigation.

Launching the Boat.

Moving Off.

Rules of the Road.

Etiquette Afloat.

Navigational Aids and Aids to Navigation.

Using Charts.

Returning Safely.

Section Five: Cooking and Provisions.

Cooking on Board.

The Galley: Kitchen Ingredients.

Easy Breakfasts.

Quick Lunches.

Delicious Evening Meals.

Treats Afloat.

Waste Disposal.

Section Six: Activities and Skills.

Waterside Attractions.

Aquatic Scavenger Hunt.

Semaphore Flag Code.

Castaway for a Day.

Supervised Activities.


Watching Wildlife.

Measuring Wind Speed.

Making a Telescope.


Ghost Stories, Sea Shanties, and Games.

Celestial Navigation.

Section Seven: Pitfalls and Problems.

The Unpredictable Elements.

Mechanical Trouble.

Getting Lost.


Section Eight: References and Resources.

First Aid.

Carbon Monoxide.

Useful Knots.

The Beaufort Scale.

Distress Signals.

Glossary of Terms.


Additional Resources.
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Paperback / softback
144 pagina's
Januari 2007
431 gram
241 x 178 x 19 mm
John Wiley & Sons us

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