Power Boating For Dummies

Power Boating For Dummies Author : Randy Vance
Release : 2009-03-03
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN : 0470409568
File Size : 84.57 MB
Format : PDF
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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.

Boating for Dummies

Boating for Dummies Author : Kevin Durant
Release : 2018-08-22
Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN : 9781725762312
File Size : 66.69 MB
Format : PDF, ePub
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Do you want to learn to sail? Are your boating skills and seamanship at the right standard? Do you need to improve on your boating basics and safety? Then Boating for Dummies is exactly what you need!

Sailing For Dummies

Sailing For Dummies Author : J. J. Isler
Release : 2011-03-03
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN : 9781118052914
File Size : 85.75 MB
Format : PDF
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Interested in learning to sail but feel like you’re navigating in murky waters? Sailing for Dummies, Second Edition introduces the basics of sailing, looks at the different types of sailboats and their basic parts, and teaches you everything you need to know before you leave the dock. In Sailing for Dummies, Second Edition, two U.S. sailing champions show you how to: Find and choose a sailing school Use life jackets correctly Tie ten nautical knots Handle sailing emergencies (such as capsizing and rescuing a man overboard) Launch your boat from a trailer, ramp, or beach Get your boat from point A to point B (and back again) Predict and respond to water and wind conditions Read charts, plot your course, use a compass, and find your position at sea Sailing for Dummies shows you that getting out on the water is easier than you think. The authors keep the sailor-speak to a minimum where possible, but give you a grasp of the terminology you need to safely and effectively communicate with your crew. A textbook, user’s manual, and reference all in one, this book takes the intimidation out of sailing and gives you the skills and confidence you need to get your feet wet and become the sailing pro you’ve always wanted to be. Anchors away!

Narrowboating for Beginners

Narrowboating for Beginners Author : Jennifer Petkus
Release : 2016-01-28
Publisher :
ISBN : 9780692608258
File Size : 26.49 MB
Format : PDF, ePub
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From teaching how to steer a narrowboat to how to flush the toilet, Narrowboating for Beginners will help a first-time boater pretend at least a delusional self-confidence when given the keys to a 60-foot-long, 15-ton metal boat. Topics include how to turn a lock, moor, swing a bridge, light the stove, tie a knot and start the engine. Includes many illustrations and diagrams, including a lock flowchart, scannable QR codes and numerous shortened URLs. If you buy the paperback edition at Amazon, the Kindle version is included free. Visit NarrowboatingforBeginners.com for up to date information.

Fishing For Dummies

Fishing For Dummies Author : Steve Starling
Release : 2010-08-03
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN : 174246839X
File Size : 34.50 MB
Format : PDF, ePub
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Created especially for Australian customer! This book puts more fish on your line! Want to dangle a line anywhere in Australia or New Zealand? On the way to becoming a successful angler, discover how to choose your tackle confidently, master rigs and knots, read your fishing environment, cast efficiently and take home more fish for the table — all while fishing with safety and sustainability in mind. Find expert guidance — absorb Steve Starling's insider knowledge of fishing to develop your angling skills Build your fishing kit — discover how to choose the right tackle for the right fish, competently and without waste Increase your fishing knowledge — take advantage of myriad tips about constructing effective rigs Hone your craft — match your bait to the fish, cast with ease and reel 'em in Take on sustainability — immerse yourself in the new age of fishing; catch only what you need Prepare your catch — improve your skills in all areas of fish preparation, from gutting to filleting with ease Cook like a pro — practise the art of simplicity in the kitchen to retain and release those wondrous fish flavours Investigate ten top fishing spots — take a trip to Steve Starling's top fishing spots in Australia and New Zealand Open the book and find: How to target Aussie/Kiwi saltwater and freshwater fish Techniques to rig your gear likea pro Pointers on selecting the best baits, lures and flies Ways to tie reliable knots — in all weathers and in the dark Tips on casting all types of fishing tackle The right way to release your fish Ideas on how to contribute to fishing sustainability A guide to your own style of angling: Jetty rat, estuary or ...

MotorBoating

MotorBoating Author :
Release : 2009-05
Publisher :
ISBN :
File Size : 51.36 MB
Format : PDF, Mobi
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Motor Boating for Beginners

Motor Boating for Beginners Author : Geoffrey Prout
Release : 1987-01-01
Publisher :
ISBN : 9780851741420
File Size : 83.12 MB
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Boating

Boating Author :
Release : 2003-11
Publisher :
ISBN :
File Size : 82.23 MB
Format : PDF, ePub
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Boat Sailing for Beginners

Boat Sailing for Beginners Author : G. p. Ranken
Release : 2011-05-01
Publisher : Loney Press
ISBN : 1447411269
File Size : 87.83 MB
Format : PDF, Mobi
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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Boating and Sailing "Lingo" for Beginners

Boating and Sailing Author : Mika Alora
Release : 2020-04-27
Publisher :
ISBN :
File Size : 33.72 MB
Format : PDF, ePub
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Ahoy! This short read format book will teach you how to speak yachty! Together, we will explore the basic components and terminology regarding powerboats and sailboats. This book is a must read for anyone who is considering buying their first boat or someone new to boating or yachting.

Boat Navigation for Beginners

Boat Navigation for Beginners Author : Craig Coutts
Release : 2000
Publisher : Raupo
ISBN : 9780790007243
File Size : 38.3 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Covers all aspects of boating for the beginner, from navigation and charts to tides, beacons, course and speed, position, night navigation, in a simple, practical manner.

Better Boating Blunders

Better Boating Blunders Author : Paul Curtis
Release : 2021-09
Publisher :
ISBN : 9780645248708
File Size : 22.31 MB
Format : PDF, Kindle
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Those suffering the merest hint of desire to go seafaring in their own boat will learn from these heart-breaking examples just what can go wrong,Read the secrets of successfully leaving a mooring with topsides unmarked, happening miraculously upon your destination, and then, for the pièce de resistance, dropping anchor with aplomb. Inevitable binocular watchers will murmur appreciatively and even your crew will be impressed. Perfect.For the cognoscenti, those who know all, this fine book can be used for everything from a chock for a deck-stepped mast, a wedge for propping open a broken hatch, to slapping a wayward crew member into shape. So, buy it anyway. The tales of the mess some fools get into will give you a good laugh while leaving you, dare we say it, feeling a trifle smug. This book is best enjoyed with a pinch of salt, four parts gin, one-part dry vermouth. Shaken, not stirred.Any profits from the sale of this publication, claims the author, go directly towards the purchase of his next boat.

Chapman Living & Working Onboard

Chapman Living & Working Onboard Author : Dave Kelley
Release : 2004
Publisher : Hearst Books
ISBN : 9781588163219
File Size : 53.32 MB
Format : PDF
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A first-person account of onboard life with photos and how-to information. Thinking of taking up full-time residence on a boat? Dave Kelley, the former Executive Editor of Boating World magazine, offers an instructive and enjoyable first-person account of onboard life, complete with photos. Aided by his wife, who provides a woman’s perspective, and by his dogs and cat (who “address” a pet’s concerns), Kelley discusses all the important considerations involved in opting for a home port. Find out how to choose the right boat, set up an office, adjust to the limited space, establish a routine, and prepare float plans. Prepare yourself for the costs and special challenges involved in marina life. Interviews with those who have lived at sea reveal why some have returned to land-and why others will never become landlubbers again. • Advertising in Boating magazines

Sailing For Dummies

Sailing For Dummies Author : J. J. Isler
Release : 2006-06-06
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN : 0471791431
File Size : 73.54 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Docs
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Interested in learning to sail but feel like you’re navigating in murky waters? Sailing for Dummies, Second Edition introduces the basics of sailing, looks at the different types of sailboats and their basic parts, and teaches you everything you need to know before you leave the dock. In Sailing for Dummies, Second Edition, two U.S. sailing champions show you how to: Find and choose a sailing school Use life jackets correctly Tie ten nautical knots Handle sailing emergencies (such as capsizing and rescuing a man overboard) Launch your boat from a trailer, ramp, or beach Get your boat from point A to point B (and back again) Predict and respond to water and wind conditions Read charts, plot your course, use a compass, and find your position at sea Sailing for Dummies shows you that getting out on the water is easier than you think. The authors keep the sailor-speak to a minimum where possible, but give you a grasp of the terminology you need to safely and effectively communicate with your crew. A textbook, user’s manual, and reference all in one, this book takes the intimidation out of sailing and gives you the skills and confidence you need to get your feet wet and become the sailing pro you’ve always wanted to be. Anchors away!

Boating

Boating Author :
Release : 2001-08
Publisher :
ISBN :
File Size : 77.99 MB
Format : PDF, Kindle
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The Fiction of Rushdie, Barnes, Winterson and Carter

The Fiction of Rushdie, Barnes, Winterson and Carter Author : Gregory J. Rubinson
Release : 2005-08-10
Publisher : McFarland
ISBN : 0786422874
File Size : 58.14 MB
Format : PDF
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"This book takes an in-depth look at the works of these authors with specific emphasis on how they use literary devices to challenge fundamental ideas about politics, race, nationality and gender. The study notes both differences and similarities among the four authors"--Provided by publisher.