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Documents a motor yacht "cruise of a lifetime," the 5,400- mile circumnavigation of the Eastern United States. Includes detailed preparation guide, local information and facilities along the way.
This book is designed to assist seafarers in understanding requirements of SOLAS and the STCW Code, to help them understand the basics of sea survival and handling of Survival Craft, and to help prepare and guide them through the shore based PST, CPSE, and FRB courses. It should also prove to be a useful guide for those going for refresher training as required under the STCW Manila amendments.
8000 Definitions in Navigation, Seamanship, Rigging, Meteorology, Astronomy, Naval Architecture, Ship Economics, Hydrography, Cargo Storage, Marine Engineering, Ice Terminology, Buoyage, Yachting, etc.
A practical step-by-step guide to tying and using over 100 knots.
Travelers will find this a valuable reference for the selection of medications for emergency kits and ensure the safe and effective use of these potent substances
Comprehensive guide to the fundamentals of meteorology.
"Splicing Modern Ropes" by Jan-Willem Polman is a practical handbook with over 30 different splicing instructions in high-res photos.
These pages have been compiled as a book of elementary knowledge for the beginner and also as a reference-book for older deck ratings, especially those who seek information relating to everyday seamanship problems.
A complete rigging primer of essential gear, principles, and procedures.
Overview of functions, navigation, safety , and maintenance. Includes helpful dictionary, diagrams.
A self-teaching guide to offshore navigation. For the beginner, this gives straightforward explanations every step of the way to confident, successful celestial navigation.
For navigators who might rely on celestial navigation, or for anyone who cares to learn more about a star and planet ID and how these bodies move across the sky, this book remains a wonderful resource. This book turns the 2102-D Star Finder into a hand-held planetarium, which will become your most important tool for star ID and for planning star and planet sights.
Putting a knot in a rope seems innocent enoughÔÇöuntil you realize that most knots reduce the strength of the rope by as much as 50%. Tight bends are the main culprit. Samson recommends that all ropes be terminated with a splice.
Incorporates the changes and corrections approved by World Sailing that became effective as of 1 January 2021.
Addresses the best traditions of seamanship with cutting-edge practices, gear, and technology. 1,500 colour photos, charts and drawings.
The Complete Book of Anchoring and Mooring addresses anchoring systems, techniques, and permanent moorings for boats from twelve feet to eighty feet in length.
Simple method of learning and checking knowledge of maritime systems, codes and rules.
Modern methods of heaving-to for survival in extreme conditions. Revised, expanded and Cape Horn tested.
Environment Canada senior meteorologist Peter J. Bowyer has compiled a comprehensive and up-to-date work that translates the complexities of marine weather in Atlantic Canada.
Well illustrated, confidence-inspiring guide
to wiring and wiring standards, electricity basics, circuit protection, planning and installation, switches, grounding and much more.
Starts with basic electricity theory, progresses through batteries, wiring, circuits, controls and troubleshooting. For the boat owner who wants to maintain and understand the onboard electrical system.
Covers basic electricity, switches, troubleshooting, engine instruments, safety standards, solar power, batteries...
If it has a screw, wire or moving part, it is covered in this trusted manual. Nigel Calder has been a diesel mechanic for almost 30 years.
Now updated with information on fuel injection systems, electronic engine controls, and other new diesel technologies
647 colour photos describe in step-by-step detail on how to tie 70 of the most useful knots.
Shows how to make a broad range of useful onboard projects.
Expanded, updated bible of sailing. New sections on celestial navigation, cruising with children, safety, traditions, more. Standard reference for sailing schools, pleasure sailors.
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