COASTAL CRUISING UNDER POWER — HOW TO CHOOSE, EQUIP, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN YOUR BOAT
|Author(s)||Gene and Katie Hamilton|
|Publisher||International Marine Publishing|
|D O W N L O A D|
This books was designed to serve as an excellent ultimate companion to be used for the exploration of the North American coastal waters. The text content of the guidebook has been supplemented with numerous beautiful images providing valuable tips on such important aspects of boating as anchoring and piloting, weather etc.
The book is full of detailed step-by-step instructions on various quite specific techniques and boating skills. Six section of the guide provide information on choosing the cruising powerboat, selecting of the gear for cruising, using the boat, keeping the boat running boat and looking nice, living the cruising life, cruising great destinations etc.
Among the topics covered in the pages of the present guidebook there are boat engines and drive systems, stabilizers and steering systems, cooking and refrigeration, shipboard cooling and heating systems, anchors and associated equipment, safety equipment, tips on buying the cruising powerboat, routing maintenance techniques and procedures, keeping the boat clean, handling the boat, fundamentals of boat navigation, planning boat cruises, rules of the road and so many other important and interesting topics. Some additional information is provided within three appendices to the main part of the volume.
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