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Small Boat Seamanship Manual

  • Author: Edited by Richard Aarons
  • Coast Guard's Approved Methods and Procedures for Every Aspect of Seamanship
  • Format: Paperback, Pages: 480, Published: February 2006, Edition: 1st
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    • The Small Boat Seamanship Manual is available to the public for the first time
    • It includes the Coast Guard's approved methods and procedures for every aspect of seamanship, navigation, boat handling, firefighting, search and rescue, surf operations, much more
    • Heavily illustrated
    • Makes the U.S. Coast Guard your first mate
    • This is the U.S. Coast Guard's primary training resource for boat handling and seamanship in conditions ranging from benign to extreme
    • This accumulated wisdom is yours with the Small-Boat Seamanship Manual
    • Contains all the information found in the Coast Guard's official 1,200-page training manual:
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      • Access to the highest standards of seamanship practiced and perfected by professional mariners.
      • In-depth coverage of boat handling and navigation
      • Instructions for dealing with extreme situations:
      • Search and rescue
      • Towing
      • Firefighting
      • Vessel flood management
      • Righting capsized boats
      • Maneuvering in heavy surf
      • Steering with a broken hydraulic line
      • Close-quarters maneuvering
      • Using the right lines and knots
      • Capsize prevention, precautions, and survival techniques
      • Change-of-course maneuvers to reduce icing and freezing spray
      • Plugging and patching holes for flood control
      • Predicting weather
      • And much more
    Publishing Information:
    • Author: Richard Aarons
    • Pages: 480
    • Size: 8-1/2" x 11"
    • Paperback
    • ISBN-10: 007146882X
    • ISBN-13: 978-0071468824
    • Publish date: February 2006
    • Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
    • Edition: 1st
    WARNING: This product MAY expose you to chemicals, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects and/or other reproductive harm. For more information go to

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