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Coastal Cruising Under Power By Gene Hamilton

Coastal Cruising Under Power by Gene Hamilton

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Helps you explores the coastal waters of North America. This illustrated guide provides tips on anchoring, piloting and weather, along with step-by-step instructions on numerous specific skills and techniques.

Coastal Cruising Under Power Summary

Coastal Cruising Under Power by Gene Hamilton

Coastal Cruising Under Power is your ultimate companion for exploring the coastal waters of North America with confidence in your powerboat. This beautifully illustrated guide provides countless tips on anchoring, piloting, weather, and more, along with in-depth, step-by-step instructions on numerous specific skills and techniques.

About Gene Hamilton

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide

Table of Contents

Introduction: An Invitation to Come Cruising
PART I Choose Your Cruising Powerboat
1 Choosing a Boat Design
2 Interiors
3 Engines, Drive Systems, Steering, and Stabilizers
4 Electrical Systems and Generators
5 Freshwater Systems, Heads, and Tanks
6 Cooking, Refrigeration, Heating, and Cooling Systems
7 Buying the Boat
8 Where to Keep the Boat
Part II Select Gear for Cruising
9 Navigation Equipment
10 Communications Equipment
11 Anchors and Related Gear
12 Safety Equipment
13 Dinghies
14 More Essential and Useful Stuff
15 Records and Paperwork
Part III Use Your Boat
16 Learning Skills
17 The Rules of the Road
18 Boat Handling
19 Anchoring
20 Weather
21 Piloting and Navigation Basics
22 Cooking on Board
Part IV Keep It Running Well and Looking Good
23 Routine Maintenance
24 Tools and Spare Parts
25 Keeping it Clean
Part V Live the Cruising Life
26 How to Live the Cruising Lifestyle
27 Supporting the Cruising Lifestyle
28 Planning a Cruise
29 Diversions
30 Favorite Cruising Recipes
Part VI Cruise These Great Destinations
31 Erie Canal
32 Chesapeake Bay
33 Intracoastal Waterway
34 North Carolina
35 Abacos, Bahamas
36 Florida Keys
37 Southwest Florida
38 Northern California Delta
39 Puget Sound
40 Door County, Wisconsin
Appendix 1: Boating Resources and Information
Appendix 2: Cruising Boat Manufacturers' and Websites
Appendix 3: Cruising Destination Information
Index

Additional information

GOR007538048
9780071445146
0071445145
Coastal Cruising Under Power by Gene Hamilton
Used - Very Good
Paperback
International Marine Publishing Co
2006-02-16
320
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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