Whatever the maneuver , assign everyone a job , explain what you want done , and then let them learn to do it with you . I had to learn this lesson the hard way , from a boating companion many years ago . She was a very attractive and ...
Author: Bob Armstrong
Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
Getting Started in Powerboating covers all powerboat--sââbig and small, fast and slow, single-engine, twin-engine, outboard motors, and sterndrives--and points you to the best boat for your needs. In this guide, Bob Armstrong explains how to operate the boat you choose, paying special attention to: Dock and undocking any boat Handling docklines Executing close-quarters maneuvers Anchoring Running inlets Adjusting trim for a better ride Coping with rough weather Offfering hints for judging the quality of a boat and presenting a gallery of good boats from each of the many types available, Getting Started in Powerboating is the perfect book for both the advanced boater and the beginner choosing his first craft.
I soon found that my sailing-companion, this sort of dog with horns, had to be tied up entirely. The mistake I made was that I did not chain him to the mast instead of tying him with grass ropes less securely, and this I learned to my ...
Author: Joshua Slocum
Sailing Alone Around the World (1900) is a sailing memoir by Joshua Slocum about his single-handed global circumnavigation aboard the sloop Spray. Slocum was the first person to sail around the world alone. The book was an immediate success and highly influential in inspiring later travelers. Joshua Slocum (1844–1909) was the first man to sail single-handedly around the world. seaman and adventurer, wrote a book about his journey Sailing Alone Around the World. He disappeared in November 1909 while aboard his boat, the Spray. There was considerable international interest in Slocum's journey, particularly once he had entered the Pacific; he was awaited at most of his ports of call, and gave lectures and lantern-slide shows to well-filled halls. The trip itinerary went as follows: Fairhaven, Boston, Gloucester, Nova Scotia, Azores, Gibraltar, (Morocco), Canary Islands, Cape Verde Islands, Pernambuco, Rio de Janeiro, Maldonado, Montevideo, Strait of Magellan, Cockburn Channel, Port Angosto, Juan Fernandez, Marquesas, Samoa, Fiji, Sydney, Melbourne, Tasmania, Cooktown, Christmas Island, Keeling Cocos, Rodrigues, Mauritius, Durban, Cape Town, (Transvaal), St Helena, Ascension Island, Devil's Island, Trinidad, Grenada, Newport, Fairhaven.
Captain Buddy worked hard to keep his boat above water, steering between waves and fighting the wind. Finally, with great pride, he was able to steer clear to the shore. “Buddy! Buddy! I'm home, Buddy!” said Ashton. Buddy opened his.
Author: Suzanne Sgambelluri
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Things aren’t always as they appear. After giving his best friend Buddy a paper boat, Ashton believes Buddy spent the afternoon sleeping while he was gone to his friend Nathan’s birthday party. But what was Buddy really up to?
This is the only book you'll ever need for life onboard a boat. You'll find plenty of advice, techniques, tips, skills, things to do, and recipes to keep you informed and entertained.
Author: Rob Beattie
This is the only book you'll ever need for life onboard a boat. You'll find plenty of advice, techniques, tips, skills, things to do, and recipes to keep you informed and entertained. Simple enough for beginners, it's also a valuable sourcebook of essential information for seasoned sailors. Plus, the unique zipper enclosure and splashproof plastic cover makes it as rugged as you are. Includes information on: - How to get started: from choosing your vessel to understanding basic sailing/boating techniques - Safety on the water: making sense of maps and navigation, forecasting the weather, and more - Family, group and solo: how to be secure and have fun, no matter who's onboard - Galley cuisine: the challenge of cooking onboard boats, and several delicious recipes to try out. Plus, everything else you'll need to know: fun activities for everybody, troubleshooting problems, extra references for boat maintenance, and more
3124/1; in the spelling 'commodore' in 1748 in Anson, Voyage, I, i, 5. companion originally, the framing and sash lights on the quarterdeck, etc., whereby the cabins and decks below are lit; the covering over an upper deck hatchway ...
Author: Richard Mayne
First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Bursting with over 200 photographs and illustrations, this is your perfect companion for having fun and staying safe on the water. Armed with this book, your boat and a trailer, get out there and start exploring.
Author: Peter White
Publisher: Fernhurst Books Limited
Powerboats are fast, fun and exhilarating. The sensation of speed as you skim across the water, the sun, the spray and the sea air combine to make it an unfortgetable experience, but the powerboat must be handled with care and treated with respect. This is the ideal guide whether you're a beginner needing an introduction or an expert seeking a refresher. Bursting with over 200 photographs and illustrations, this is your perfect companion for having fun and staying safe on the water. Armed with this book, your boat and a trailer, get out there and start exploring.
Sailing Essentials is perfect as a skipper's back-up manual or a quick reference e-guide for novice sailors. You won't want to set sail without it.
Author: Steve Sleight
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
All you need to know when you're at sea Whether you're setting sail for the first time or have been sailing for years, Sailing Essentials is the perfect companion. Full of practical advice on every aspect of sailing, from basic manoeuvres to dealing with difficult weather conditions, it also includes guidance on fundamental maintenance and repairs. Step-by-step sequences take you through the key techniques of sailing, such as trimming the sails and plotting a course plus detailed instructions on emergency procedures and first aid. A handy waterproof clip-on cover means you can have it on hand in any weather. Packed with invaluable information, Sailing Essentials is perfect as a skipper's back up manual or a quick reference guide for novice sailors. You won't want to set sail without it.