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Boating Skills and Seamanship 14th Edition

Boating Skills and Seamanship  14th Edition Author Inc. U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Assoc.
ISBN-10 9780071829328
Release 2013-05-17
Pages 416
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Provides a guide to boating, including such topics as knot tying, using charts, radio communications, equipping a powerboat, and engine maintenance.



Boating Skills and Seamanship 14th Edition

Boating Skills and Seamanship  14th Edition Author Inc. U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Assoc.
ISBN-10 9780071829335
Release 2013-06-14
Pages 416
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Learn the essentials of seamanship from one of the world's premier boating organizations Developed and refined through 40 years of Coast Guard Auxiliary training courses, Boating Skills and Seamanship is your perfect introduction to recreational boating's fundamentals. Great for beginning and intermediate powerboaters alike, it offers you the basics of choosing, equipping, and handling a small to midsize powerboat. This updated edition of the Coast Guard Auxiliary's classic boating skills manual will answer all your questions on: Selecting the right boat--whether a 10-foot skiff or a 35-foot cruiser Essential equipment, both required and recommended The latest electronic navigation Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs) and private communication services, e.g., SPOT devices and others Stability and safe loading Boat handling and seamanship on coastal and inland waters Trailering a boat Navigation and the rules of the nautical road And much more! Approved by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA), with chapter review questions and answers, Boating Skills and Seamanship is the ideal study and reference guide for anyone taking a state boating license exam or seeking better boating skills and knowledge.



Power Boating For Dummies

Power Boating For Dummies Author Randy Vance
ISBN-10 0470486910
Release 2009-04-13
Pages 384
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Power Boating For Dummies is a guide to power boating for both new and experienced boaters. It advises readers of necessary boating supplies, safety concerns and equipment, accessories, and includes locations of boating facilities, and how to safely pilot the ship.



Skipper s Safe Boating Course

Skipper s Safe Boating Course Author United States. Coast Guard Auxiliary
ISBN-10 0815145896
Release 1996-01-01
Pages 176
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This self-paced independent study guide is for those interested in safe, legal boating. It includes navigational and safe operating rules, boat equipment and safety devices, emergency equipment and procedures, personal limitations and responsibilities, boating laws, and regulations and licenses.



Small Boat Seamanship Manual

Small Boat Seamanship Manual Author Richard Aarons
ISBN-10 007146882X
Release 2006-02-16
Pages 480
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Make the U.S. Coast Guard your first mate The Small-Boat Seamanship Manual contains all the information found in the Coast Guard's official 1,200-page training manual, giving you access to the highest standards of seamanship practiced and perfected by professional mariners. In addition to in-depth coverage of boat handling and navigation, you’ll find instructions for dealing with extreme situations, including search and rescue, towing, firefighting, vessel flood management, righting capsized boats, and maneuvering in heavy surf. You’ll also learn about Steering with a broken hydraulic line Close-quarters maneuvering Using the right lines and knots Capsize prevention, precautions, and survival techniques Change-of-course maneuvers to reduce icing and freezing spray Plugging and patching holes for flood control Predicting weather And much more This is the U.S. Coast Guard's primary training resource for boat handling and seamanship in conditions ranging from benign to extreme. Now this accumulated wisdom is yours with the Small-Boat Seamanship Manual.



Sailing Skills Seamanship BOOK

Sailing Skills   Seamanship  BOOK Author United States. Coast Guard Auxiliary
ISBN-10 9780071470292
Release 2007-08-30
Pages 454
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Since 1978, Sailing Skills & Seamanship has been the required manual for students in the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary's esteemed sail-training programs. This is the first time this exclusive handbook has become available for every beginning and intermediate sailor. It is a thorough introduction to recreational sailing fundamentals, from choosing the right sailboat to knowing the rules of the nautical road and everything in between.



Powerboat Handling Illustrated

Powerboat Handling Illustrated Author Robert J. Sweet
ISBN-10 9780071788496
Release 2011-07-29
Pages 192
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From docking to surviving storm waves, everything you need to know before you hit the water Using hundreds of illustrations and photos, Powerboat Handling Illustrated shows you step-by-step how to do tasks such as docking, trimming, wave handling, and close-quarters maneuvering. These maneuvers are adapted to different types of boats under various conditions.



The Total Boating Manual

The Total Boating Manual Author Kevin Falvey
ISBN-10 9781681881638
Release 2016-05-17
Pages 485
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Boating magazine is the destination for powerboat information, whether your goal is competitive deep sea fishing or soaking up rays on the lake. Month after month, year after year, the magazine provides readers with unbiased and well-researched reviews and tips on boating gear, open-water techniques, repair and maintenance, and more. The Total Boating Manual pools all the knowledge from the experts at Boating to bring you the most up-to-date and comprehensive guide to boating of all sorts. Find the perfect boat: New or used, speedboat to bass rig, how to narrow down your search, get the most bang for your buck, and find the perfect boat for you. Special content on buying a used boat, how to tell if a fixer-upper is worth it, and upgrading your existing boat to the craft of your dreams. Get the gear: From essential electronics to basic aftermarket equipment, to trailers and accessories, we’ve got you covered. Do you really need a fish-finder? How do tow chains work? What’s the best GPS for open water? It’s all here. Water Safety: What you need for the everyday excursions to serious deep-sea sport fishing, find all the safety tips and techniques you need to stay safe out there. Insider Hints: Best practices in piloting a boat, essentials of seamanship, all the knots you’ll ever need, how to back up a trailer in a dangerously tight spot, and much more. DIY Tricks: From DIY repairs to time (and money) saving tips - get all the insider info straight from the experts. Pick up your copy of The Total Boating Manual to brush up on old techniques, learn some new things and maximize your time on the water. For the novice and the avid amateur boater alike, there’s no better resource.



Getting Started in Powerboating

Getting Started in Powerboating Author Bob Armstrong
ISBN-10 0071448993
Release 2005-05-05
Pages 288
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All the information you need to select the boat of your dreams, maneuver it like a master, and understand the rules and conventions of powerboating. Covers all powerboats - big and small, single-engine, twin-engine, outboard, sterndrive, trailerable and nontrailerable.



Boater 101

Boater 101 Author Marine University
ISBN-10 1568251114
Release 2006-12
Pages 132
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A fun, informative way to learn about boating safety and environmental awareness, the Boater101 course, which includes this book, is approved by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators and recognized by the U.S. Coast Guard as acceptable to the Recreational Boating Safety Program. Included are expert information from Marine University on boating safety and terminology, boat designs and classifications, boat motors, water activities, registration/numbering/documentation, boating required/recommended safety equipment, trailering, pre-departure preparation, U.S. aids to navigation, navigation tips, lines and knots, safety issues, weather, tides, rules of the "road," anchoring, docking/mooring, boating under the influence, aquatic nuisance species, disposal of toxic substances, proper garbage/waste disposal, state regulations, glossary, index, and boat operations checklist, float plan and pre-departure checklist.



Chapman Piloting Seamanship

Chapman Piloting   Seamanship Author Charles B. Husick
ISBN-10 1588167445
Release 2009
Pages 927
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Surveys the latest developments in safety systems, marine electronics, radar, and communications, and includes information on tides, and currents, weather, and navigation.



Boater s Pocket Reference

Boater s Pocket Reference Author Thomas McEwen
ISBN-10 9780977405206
Release 2006
Pages 766
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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.



Fencing

Fencing Author Andrew Sowerby
ISBN-10 9781847978554
Release 2014-06-30
Pages 96
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Crowood Sports Guides provide sound, practical advice that will make you a better sportsperson, whether you are learning the basic skills, discovering more advanced techniques or reviewing the fundamentals of your sport. This book is illustrated in full colour throughout with photographs showing technique sequences, correct positions and competition situations. It covers fencing techniques in a logical progression, starting with the absolute beginner and culminating with the advanced competition fencer, and supplies detailed 'key points' as well as tips and advice on competition fencing. It discusses how to approach fencing as a left-hander and how to deal with left-handed opponents, and includes a valuable section on tactics which explains how to apply techniques in a fight situation. Presents footwork exercises and bladework training drills and provides an introduction to epee and sabre fencing. Aimed at fencers of all levels of ability and those considering taking up the sport and fencing coaches. Superbly illustrated with over 200 colour photographs showing technique sequences, correct positions and competition situations.



The Weekend Navigator

The Weekend Navigator Author Robert Sweet
ISBN-10 0071430350
Release 2004-09-16
Pages 272
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Can piloting a boat really be this easy? Traditional navigation with its chart plotting, compass errors, and current vectors requires years to master. Serious boaters learn it eventually, but with $100 GPS receivers offering 50-foot position accuracy anywhere in the world, it’s no longer necessary to master the art before enjoying the sport. The Weekend Navigator is the first book to recognize that affordable, simple-to-use electronics demand a radically new approach to teaching navigation. Bob Sweet lets you find your way on the water immediately, learning by rather than before doing. This innovative guide’s quick-reference format shows you how to: Pinpoint locations at all times Determine the precise ranges and bearings of destinations Compensate for wind and current effects Avoid underwater hazards



Pediatrics PreTest Self Assessment and Review

Pediatrics  PreTest Self Assessment and Review Author Robert Yetman
ISBN-10 9780071431361
Release 2003-08-22
Pages 356
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Prepare Early...Score Higher Completely revised and small enough to fit in a lab coat pocket, this review of Pediatrics features 500 questions with answers and explanations, including 200 new questions in clinical vignette format. All questions are reviewed by recent USMLE Step 2 test-takers.



Hurst s the Heart 14th Edition Two Volume Set

Hurst s the Heart  14th Edition  Two Volume Set Author Valentin Fuster
ISBN-10 9780071842433
Release 2017-03-22
Pages
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Cardiology’s cornerstone text – thoroughly updated to reflect the latest clinical perspectives and cutting-edge topics Hailed for its authority, currency, and ability to translate the latest technical and clinical advances into clinical application, Hurst’s The Heart is the field’s landmark text and cardiology’s longest continuously published reference text. A previous edition of this trusted classic was described by Doody’s as “an outstanding choice for those who strive for a firm foundation in cardiovascular medicine, as well as an up-to-date and user-friendly source that addresses every discipline in the field.” Readers will find succinct, visually appealing summaries of all the major new trials, and guidelines, along with tips for optimizing outcomes and health quality. The Fourteenth Edition has been completely updated to reflect the latest technical, therapeutic, and clinical advances, while still maintaining a strong focus on patient care. Other enhancements include the addition of textual features such as Practice Points, Common Clinical Questions, and an increased number of the acclaimed Hurst’s diagrams. • NEW TO THIS EDITION: Section on Metabolic Disorders and Cardiovascular Disease, Cigarette Smoking and Cardiovascular Disease • Enhanced by more than 1,500 full-color illustrations and more than 500 tables • Brand new chapters include: Arrythmogenic Cardiomyopathy, Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation, Degenerative Mitral Valve Disease, Left Ventricular Noncompaction, Evaluation and Management of Acute Heart Failure, Carotid Artery Stenting, Race, Ethnicity, and Cardiovascular disease • The only comprehensive cardiology reference to publish every 2.5 years to allow for reporting of the latest trials and guidelines



Assault on Lake Casitas

Assault on Lake Casitas Author Brad Alan Lewis
ISBN-10 1460914457
Release 2011-04-01
Pages 265
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Brad Alan Lewis' determination to win an Olympic medal had taken over his life by 1984. He would be too old for the 1988 Games and his spot on the 1980 team had been lost to world politics. Only 1984 remained. But Lewis had a problem. Emotionally crushed after losing a guaranteed spot on the team by nine-tenths of a second in the single scull trials, Lewis went to the dreaded Olympic selection camp, where he hoped to earn a place in a national team boat. Again he failed. Lewis refused to be denied. He teamed up with Paul Enquist, who had been cut from the camp, and began training to challenge the national boat. It would be their last chance to compete in the Los Angeles Olympic Games. Using innovative psychological and physical training techniques developed by Lewis, they defeated the national entry at the double scull trials, three weeks after being considered failures by the system. In an event dominated by the Europeans, they won the first United States gold medal in rowing since 1964 and the first in the double scull since 1932. Lewis' story is more than a book about a man winning a gold medal in a sport that offers little more than personal rewards. It is about challenging convention, overcoming defeat and working outside of an established system. Assault on Lake Casitas is a compelling tale of competition at the highest possible level and the emotions that fuel obsession.