First Aid & Survival

Emergency Companion by Jon Winge (2009)

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CMS2803245
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The essential onboard guide to staying afloat and alive at sea-when you run into trouble.

Written by a respected marine journalist with over thirty years of boating experience, this practical guide offers immediate solutions to any number of problems encountered while at sea.

Addressing such dangers as fire; taking on water; running aground; losing power, mast, or rudder; man overboard; becoming lost; and extreme weather, the book offers clear guidance on gaining control of the situation, along with easily understandable photos and illustrations.

Other key safety measures, such as having a good understanding of first aid, the Global Maritime Distress Safety System (GMDSS), flares and signals, are also described in detail. This handy, waterproof guide would complete any boat's equipment list.

  • Detailed advice for most emergency situations
  • A must-have reference for all sailors, power boaters, and motor boaters
  • The author of numerous books in Norwegian, John Winge has cruised all over world

As important as a first-aid kit, Emergency Companion is any boater's first line of defense against managing any mishap or potential disaster at sea.

Product Overview
Product NoCMS2803245
Weight (g)100 g
AuthorJon Winge
PublisherWiley Nautical
Edition DateDec-09
Pages24
Size180 x 219 x 3mm
FormatPaperback
ISBN9780470748695
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

The essential onboard guide to staying afloat and alive at sea-when you run into trouble.

Written by a respected marine journalist with over thirty years of boating experience, this practical guide offers immediate solutions to any number of problems encountered while at sea.

Addressing such dangers as fire; taking on water; running aground; losing power, mast, or rudder; man overboard; becoming lost; and extreme weather, the book offers clear guidance on gaining control of the situation, along with easily understandable photos and illustrations.

Other key safety measures, such as having a good understanding of first aid, the Global Maritime Distress Safety System (GMDSS), flares and signals, are also described in detail. This handy, waterproof guide would complete any boat's equipment list.

  • Detailed advice for most emergency situations
  • A must-have reference for all sailors, power boaters, and motor boaters
  • The author of numerous books in Norwegian, John Winge has cruised all over world

As important as a first-aid kit, Emergency Companion is any boater's first line of defense against managing any mishap or potential disaster at sea.

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