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Motorboating.

Author: Barry Pickthall
Publisher: Chichester : Fernhurst Books Limited, 2010.
Series: Wiley nautical.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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A step-by-step guide on motorboating that teaches beginners the basics, and shows those with more experience how to develop their techniques.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Pickthall, Barry.
Motorboating: Start To Finish.
Chichester : Fernhurst Books Limited, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Pickthall
ISBN: 9781118315545 1118315545
OCLC Number: 870600320
Notes: Treatment against hypothermia.
Description: 1 online resource (349 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Title; Copyright; Getting started; 1: Basic principles; Powerboat types; Hull shapes; Displacement hulls; Semi-displacement hulls; Planing hulls; Cathedral hulls; Catamarans; Parts of the boat; Propulsion systems; Outboards; Inboards; Inboard/outdrives; Waterjets; Buying a powerboat; Transporting and launching trailable powerboats; Trailing abroad; Planning; Recovery; Knots, ropes and running rigging; 2: Preparing to sail; What to wear; What to wear offshore; Safety gear; Lifejackets; Use of lifelines; Kill cord; Safety briefing; Essential equipment & safety briefing. Getting onboard from dinghy and dockDinghies; Offshore motor cruisers; Rules of the road; Shipping; Sound signals; 3: First voyage; Boat handling and trim --
mooring and anchoring; Pivot points; Prop walk/wash; Turning --
twin shaft, outboard or outdrives; Outside elements; Trim; Trim adjustors; Fenders; General notes on mooring; Rafting up on a buoy; Tripping line; Using a windlass; Choosing an anchorage; Speed; Tides and weather; Tidal height and flow; The combination of wind and tide; Clouds --
what are they and what do they mean?; Frontal systems and weather maps. High-pressure systems and their interaction with low-pressure systemsFog; Sea breezes; Wind shadows and funnelling; Basics of navigation; Nautical charts --
there is no substitute; Chart projections; Title information on charts; Chart corrections; Reading positions; Measuring a course on a chart; Electronic navigation techniques; Buoys, lights and how to use them; Compass corrections; Magnetic variation; Magnetic deviation; Applying compass corrections; Compass heading example; Checking your compass; Position fixing; Satellite navigation system fixes; Electronic pilotage techniques. Visual fixesThree-point fixes; Transit fixes; Using depth contours; Radar range fixes; Tidal flow calculation; Tidal diamonds; Logbooks, dead reckoning and estimated position --
keeping track of progress; Plotting a course to steer; Journey times and estimated times of arrival; Relationship between water track and ground track; The running fix; 'Where am I?' and 'Where am I going?' --
The 6 minute rule; Tide tables; Secondary ports; Pilotage; Clearing bearings; Use of depth contours; Approaching the port; Detailed pilotage plan; Back bearings; Passage planning and execution; Alternative ports. Calculating the overall tidal influence for an individual legRadio etiquette; VHF channel allocation; Testing your VHF; Calling other vessels; 4: Safety at sea; Passage planning; Navigating in restricted visibility; Preparation; Contouring; Speed and distance:; Boat handling in heavy weather; Stability; Tactics in large waves; Towing; Tug; Towed vessel; Towing; Standby; In harbour; Fire prevention and control; Galley; Electrical; Engine room; Cabins; Outside elements; Fire fighting; Abandon ship; Man overboard; Recovery of Casualty; What to do if you are overboard.
Series Title: Wiley nautical.
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The complete reference for every level of tender, RIB, fishing boat, motor cruiser or sports boat driver. Packed with illustrations and photographs Practical guide for learning and developing your  Read more...

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