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Motorboating: Start to Finish (1st Edition) by Barry Pickthall (2010)

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New to motorboating? Do you need to learn the basics? Or are you experienced, but wish to broaden your skills and develop your techniques? In either case, Motorboating is the perfect book for you.

This, step-by-step companion is packed with information and easy-to-follow illustrations. Motorboating is a complete reference for every level of tender, RIB, fishing boat, motor cruiser or sports boat driver. It is ideal whether you are a beginner and need a straightforward, easy-to-understand guide, or are taking your sport to the next level and looking for the professional tips and tricks that will help you improve your speed, skill, safety and enjoyment.

Motorboating covers the following and much more:

  • Basic Principles - powerboat types, propulsion systems, buying a boat
  • Going to Sea - essential gear, navigation, weather, communications
  • Boat Handling - launching, manoeuvring, staying in control
  • Safety at Sea - passage planning, man overboard and boating in heavy weather

Packed with illustrations and photographs, this is the way to learn, develop and refresh your boating skills.

Barry Pickthall is a respected writer and photographer who has covered all aspects of sailing and boating for the last 35 years, 20 of them as yachting correspondent for The Times newspaper. He continues to write for magazines across Europe, South Africa and Australasia. He is a qualified sailing instructor and the author of Dinghy Sailing and Yachting, both part of Wiley Nautical's Start to Finish series.

Product Overview
Product NoCMS0019168
Weight (g)341 g
AuthorBarry Pickthall
PublisherWiley Nautical
Edition1st Edition
Edition DateJan-10
Pages192
Size152 x 198 x 14mm
FormatPaperback
ISBN9780470697511
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

New to motorboating? Do you need to learn the basics? Or are you experienced, but wish to broaden your skills and develop your techniques? In either case, Motorboating is the perfect book for you.

This, step-by-step companion is packed with information and easy-to-follow illustrations. Motorboating is a complete reference for every level of tender, RIB, fishing boat, motor cruiser or sports boat driver. It is ideal whether you are a beginner and need a straightforward, easy-to-understand guide, or are taking your sport to the next level and looking for the professional tips and tricks that will help you improve your speed, skill, safety and enjoyment.

Motorboating covers the following and much more:

  • Basic Principles - powerboat types, propulsion systems, buying a boat
  • Going to Sea - essential gear, navigation, weather, communications
  • Boat Handling - launching, manoeuvring, staying in control
  • Safety at Sea - passage planning, man overboard and boating in heavy weather

Packed with illustrations and photographs, this is the way to learn, develop and refresh your boating skills.

Barry Pickthall is a respected writer and photographer who has covered all aspects of sailing and boating for the last 35 years, 20 of them as yachting correspondent for The Times newspaper. He continues to write for magazines across Europe, South Africa and Australasia. He is a qualified sailing instructor and the author of Dinghy Sailing and Yachting, both part of Wiley Nautical's Start to Finish series.

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