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Bennett Media<i>   Boaters Guide to Twin Screw Boat Handling </i> - DVD
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Bennett Media Boaters Guide to Twin Screw Boat Handling - DVD

  • Maneuvers, Docking, Wind and Current, Controls and much more
  • Covers all the Controls, Positions and Demonstrates Movements and Effects
  • Run Time: 40 Minutes
  • Item #: 
    Bennett Media
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    0.20 Lbs.
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    • The Boaters Guide to Twin Screw Boat Handling DVD gives detailed procedures, thorough explanations, illustrative examples & demonstrations filmed in real time that show what to do and what not to do, in split-screen format
    • An excellent hands-on guide to the basics of twin screw boat handling for twin screw power boats in a variety of different situations
    • Divided into five sections this program covers: the basics of the controls, maneuvers, docking & undocking in slips, wind & current compensation and engine failure tactics.
    • This step-by-step approach to the basics of boat handling uses a "hands on" viewing system, which enables you to get a real feel of performing a variety of basic and complicated maneuvers.
    • This format allows you to gain not only the knowledge, but also the experience of handling a twin screw power boat of any size.
    • Features illustrative examples and demonstrations filmed in real time, that show what to do and what not to do, in split screen, screen on screen format.
    • Several characteristics influence the control of any vessel.
    • A basic understanding of how each of these characteristics influences boat handling is necessary before you can attain competence in handling a twin-screw vessel.
    • A knowledge of the natural conditions that may also affect your boat's operation and the ordinary problems that can arise are essential to master the skills of twin screw boat operation
    • DVD Menu:
      • The Basics
        • Covers all the controls and their positions
        • Steering wheel
        • Throttles
        • Shift Controls
      • Basic Maneuvers
        • Demonstrates actual movements and the effects created from using the controls
        • Steering with the wheel
        • Spinning the boat using shift controls
        • Spinning the boat using shift controls & steering wheel
        • Spinning the boat using shift controls, steering wheel & throttle
      • Docking Maneuvers
        • Shows how to approach and enter a slip or dock and exit from these locations
        • Safely leaving the dock Returning to the dock
        • Approaching the dock
        • Pulling up slowly, only using shift controls
        • Tying the boat up to the dock: the cleat hitch (coiling the line)
        • Remaining in control until boat is secure
        • Leaving the dock when in between two boats (fore & aft)
        • Returning to dock and "parallel parking" between boats
        • Pulling out of a boat slip
        • Returning boat to the slip
        • "Walking the boat" (making the boat go sideways)
      • Wind & Current
        • Teaches how to compensate for wind and currents in docking maneuvers
        • Compensating for effects of Wind
        • Compensating for effects of current
        • Pulling into slip
        • Pulling back out of slip
      • Engine Failure
        • Having an engine go out is one of the major problems for twin screw boats. Learn the proper techniques to maneuver with only one engine.
        • What to do when one engine quits on you
        • Docking to Port with port engine out
        • Docking to Port with starboard engine out
        • Fending off, if things don't work out
    • Run Time: 40 Minutes
    • ASIN: B00KOEV0II

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    Item #: 050539
  • Be Prepared for Bad Weather
  • Outfitting, Handling, Maneuvering and Anchoring Techniques in Heavy Seas
  • Run Time: 46 Minutes
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    Item #: 050097
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  • Run Time: 75 Minutes
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