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Marinas : the complete guide for marina selection, storm awareness and living comfortably aboard your yacht

Author: Scott E McDowell
Publisher: Ocala, Florida : Atlantic Publishing Group, Inc., [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Four-decade boater and Ph.D. Oceanographer Scott McDowell covers every aspect of marinas in this comprehensive guidebook written for new boaters as well as those selecting a home port for their live-aboard retirement. Filled with practical tips including: how to approach marina management, selecting the best type of slip for easy docking and dinghy storage, assessing marina amenities, interpreting vessel insurance  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott E McDowell
ISBN: 9781620230879 1620230879
OCLC Number: 905668043
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 288 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction and boater statistics --
Interaction with marina management --
Marina and pier characteristics --
Marina essentials --
Tides --
Marina facilities: important issues --
Other marina considerations --
Vessel considerations and services --
The sea around us --
Storm considerations --
Health and safety --
Scheduling and rates --
Marina tenant agreements --
Buying and selling a yacht.
Other Titles: Complete guide for marina selection, storm awareness and living comfortably aboard your yacht
Responsibility: by Scott E. McDowell.

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Four-decade boater and Ph.D. Oceanographer Scott McDowell covers every aspect of marinas in this comprehensive guidebook written for new boaters as well as those selecting a home port for their live-aboard retirement. Filled with practical tips including: how to approach marina management, selecting the best type of slip for easy docking and dinghy storage, assessing marina amenities, interpreting vessel insurance policies and more. Dr. McDowell also provides information on key ocean processes such as tides, storm surges, tsunamis and lightning to maximize safety for the boat owner and his/her vessel.

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