Small Boat Seamanship Manual

Small Boat Seamanship Manual

Book - 2002
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Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary Practices for: Boat Handling; Navigation; Weather and Oceanography; Marlinespike Seamanship; Communications; Boat Design and Construction; Watchstanding; Crew Comfort and Safety; First Aid; Survival Equipment; Search and Rescue; Towing; Firefighting, Rescue, and Assistance; Engine Troubleshooting; Heavy Weather Procedures; This book contains the U.S. Coast Guard's approved methods and procedures for every aspect of navigation, seamanship, and boat handling under power. These are the practices taught to all Coast Guard boat crews and coxswains, available to the boating public for the first time. In 1998 the Coast Guard updated and expanded this information and at the same time combined two previous volumes - The Boat Crew Seamanship Manual (which was specific to Coast Guard boats) and the Coast Guard Auxiliary Boat Crew Seamanship Manual - to create the new Boat Crew Seamanship Manual, which is applicable to all boats operating under power, including auxiliary sailboats. (The Coast Guard Auxiliary is a national organization comprising recreational boaters who receive Coast Guard training and assist the Coast Guard in its missions.) This ma
Publisher: International Marine/McGraw-Hill,� Camden, Maine : 2002
ISBN: 9780071388009
Branch Call Number: ANF 797.1 SMAL
Characteristics: 468 p. : ill. ; 29 cm


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