The One-Minute Guide to the Nautical Rules of the Road


Author: Charlie Wing
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 007178263X
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 168
View: 489
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Your quick-access guide to international and U.S. boating rules The U.S. Coast Guard requires every boat more than 39-feet long to carry a copy of the nautical rules of the road onboard. Here’s one that is convenient and handy enough for quick reference on the water. This bestselling guide includes the full text of the original rules, and Charlie Wing’s clear, rule-by-rule translations make them easy to follow. It also includes a "One-Minute Guide Decision Tree" and a brief overview of the rules’ intent to give you a good idea of what to do in any common situation.

Learn the Nautical Rules of the Road

The Essential Guide to the Colregs
Author: Paul Boissier
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781912177158
Category:
Page: 168
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The essential guide to the COLREGs for anyone venturing onto the water.

Basic Coastal Navigation

An Introduction to Piloting for Sail and Power
Author: Frank J. Larkin
Publisher: Sheridan House, Inc.
ISBN: 9781574090529
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 278
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Frank J. Larkin is a master amriner with some thirty years of boating experience.

Farwell's Rules of the Nautical Road


Author: Craig H. Allen
Publisher: Naval Inst Press
ISBN: 9781591140085
Category: Law
Page: 719
View: 703
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Professional mariners, military and civilian, will find this book to be an invaluable reference in understanding the rules of the road and the role these rules play in managing the risk of collision. The author provides a thorough commentary on the rules and an analysis of collision cases involving abuse of the rules. Maritime attorneys and judges will find the book continues to be an indispensable reference on collision law as Craig Allen provides a mariner's insight into how the rules apply in context and their application by the courts and administrative tribunals. This new edition completely revises chapters on the rules pertaining to good seamanship and special circumstances and on restricted visibility, and it vastly expands coverage of the narrow channel rule, traffic separation schemes, and the application of the rules to high-speed craft. It also extensively revises materials on the look out and risk of collision responsibilities to update coverage on radar and ARPA and to address new technologies, such as integrated bridge systems, automatic identification systems, voyage data recorders and the increasingly active role of VTS. The first update in ten years, the eighth edition upholds and even surpasses the standards set over the past sixty years of the guide's publication.

Knots, Bends, and Hitches for Mariners


Author: The United States Power Squadrons
Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
ISBN: 9780071463218
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 128
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Cobranded with one of the nation’s leading boating educators and richly illustrated with 200 fine drawings, this handy little how-to has something for every mariner. The essentials of the boater’s repertoire are here—the bowline, the sheet bend, the clove hitch, etc.—but so are such lesser-known gems as the hawser bend, the cow hitch, and many more.

Boating 101: Essential Lessons for Boaters


Author: Roger Siminoff
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071343299
Category: Education
Page: 213
View: 3899
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No boater should leave the dock without reading this unique guide to the basics of boating. Roger Siminoff's decades of experience are boiled down into valuable, even life-saving advice on safety aboard...navigation...anchoring...dinghies...maintenance... sailing at night...and heavy weather.

The Weekend Navigator

Simple Boat Navigation With GPS and Electronics
Author: Robert Sweet
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071430357
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 272
View: 4187
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Can piloting a boat really be this easy? Traditional navigation with its chart plotting, compass errors, and current vectors requires years to master. Serious boaters learn it eventually, but with $100 GPS receivers offering 50-foot position accuracy anywhere in the world, it’s no longer necessary to master the art before enjoying the sport. The Weekend Navigator is the first book to recognize that affordable, simple-to-use electronics demand a radically new approach to teaching navigation. Bob Sweet lets you find your way on the water immediately, learning by rather than before doing. This innovative guide’s quick-reference format shows you how to: Pinpoint locations at all times Determine the precise ranges and bearings of destinations Compensate for wind and current effects Avoid underwater hazards

Get Your Captain's License, Fourth Edition


Author: Charlie Wing
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071603700
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 832
View: 7490
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Know you’ll pass before you take the exam. If you are planning to take paying passengers on your boat or you want to save money on your insurance, you’ll need to pass the U.S. Coast Guard captain’s ratings exams. Get Your Captain’s License is the quickest, easiest, and least expensive way to prepare for these tests. This complete study tool includes: The six-passenger “Six-Pack,” Master and Mate Inland, Master and Mate Near Coastal, and Sail/Auxiliary Sail Endorsement 400 pages of tutorials on seamanship and navigation PEARSoft’s new and improved interactive CD-ROM with all 14,000 questions and answers in the USCG database With its essential advice and unlimited opportunities for exam practice, this book is your sure course to passing the tests and securing your license. Please note: CD-ROM is compatible with PC only.

Navigation Rules and Regulations Handbook


Author: United States Coast Guard
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781502885845
Category:
Page: 220
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2017. This is the complete edition of the official U.S.C.G. NAVIGATION RULES and REGULATIONS HANDBOOK - International & Inland. This handbook now includes a code which downloads a free app to your phone or tablet. This then links to dozens of online videos which illustrate the rules. International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGS); Inland Navigation Rules (33 CFR 83). The demarcation lines between inland & international. U.S.Aids to Navigation System. There are accident reports, vessel safety checks, links to follow real time shipping at sea, links to the USCG and The complete Code of Federal Regulations. This 2017 edition includes internet addresses to find updates and all other helpful sites and information. Fully illustrated showing the lights and the daysignals required in all circumstances. This 2017 edition also contains four new sections not previously included; 1. FAQ. Frequently asked questions. 2. AIS. Automatic identification system. 3. AWW. America's waterways watch. 4. VHF channels and frequencies in U.S. CONTENTS PART A-GENERAL Rule 1-Application Rule 2-Responsibility Rule 3-General Definitions PART B-STEERING AND SAILING RULES Section/Subpart I-Conduct of Vessels In Any Condition of Visibility Rule 4-Application Rule 5-Look-out Rule 6-Safe Speed Rule 7-Risk of Collision Rule 8-Action to Avoid Collision Rule 9-Narrow Channels Rule 10-Traffic Separation Schemes/Vessel Traffic Services SECTION/SUBPART II-CONDUCT OF VESSELS IN SIGHT OF ONE ANOTHER Rule 11-Application Rule 12-Sailing Vessels Rule 13-Overtaking Rule 14-Head-on Situation Rule 15-Crossing Situation Rule 16-Action by Give-way Vessel Rule 17-Action by Stand-on Vessel Rule 18-Responsibilities Between Vessels Section/Subpart III-Conduct of Vessels In Restricted Visibility Rule 19-Conduct of Vessels in Restricted Visibility PART C-LIGHTS AND SHAPES Rule 20-Application Rule 21-Definitions Rule 22-Visibility of Lights Rule 23-Power-driven Vessels Underway Rule 24-Towing and Pushing Rule 25-Sailing Vessels Underway and Vessels Under Oars Rule 26-Fishing Vessels Rule 27-Vessels Not Under Command or Restricted in Their Ability to Manoeuvre Rule 28-Vessels Constrained by Their Draft Rule 29-Pilot Vessels Rule 30-Anchored Vessels and Vessels Aground Rule 31-Seaplanes PART D-SOUND AND LIGHT SIGNALS Rule 32-Definitions Rule 33-Equipment for Sound Signals Rule 34-Manoeuvring and Warning Signals Rule 35-Sound Signals in Restricted Visibility Rule 36-Signals to Attract Attention Rule 37-Distress Signals FAQ. Frequently asked questions e.g. what about kayaks? AIS. Automatic identification system. AWW. America's waterways watch. VHF channels and frequencies in U.S.

Naval Shiphandler's Guide


Author: James Alden Barber
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
ISBN: 9781557504357
Category: Study Aids
Page: 300
View: 9524
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Barber (US Naval Academy) incorporates the use of shiphandling simulators in naval education in this guide for beginning and intermediate shiphandlers embarking on naval careers. The guide covers forces acting on the ship, various maneuvers, and standard commands for both ships and tugs. Voyage planning, tactical maneuvering, and shiphandling durin

The Troller Yacht Book

A Powerboater's Guide to Crossing Oceans Without Getting Wet Or Going Broke
Author: George Buehler
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393047097
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 192
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Provides plans for Troller yachts with information on design theory and building and outfitting a yacht

Rising Tide

The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How It Changed America
Author: John M. Barry
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416563326
Category: Social Science
Page: 528
View: 2673
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An American epic of science, politics, race, honor, high society, and the Mississippi River, Rising Tide tells the riveting and nearly forgotten story of the greatest natural disaster this country has ever known -- the Mississippi flood of 1927. The river inundated the homes of nearly one million people, helped elect Huey Long governor and made Herbert Hoover president, drove hundreds of thousands of blacks north, and transformed American society and politics forever. A New York Times Notable Book of the Year, winner of the Southern Book Critics Circle Award and the Lillian Smith Award.

The Handmaid's Tale


Author: Margaret Atwood
Publisher: Emblem Editions
ISBN: 1551994968
Category: Fiction
Page: 368
View: 1654
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In this multi-award-winning, bestselling novel, Margaret Atwood has created a stunning Orwellian vision of the near future. This is the story of Offred, one of the unfortunate “Handmaids” under the new social order who have only one purpose: to breed. In Gilead, where women are prohibited from holding jobs, reading, and forming friendships, Offred’s persistent memories of life in the “time before” and her will to survive are acts of rebellion. Provocative, startling, prophetic, and with Margaret Atwood’s devastating irony, wit, and acute perceptive powers in full force, The Handmaid’s Tale is at once a mordant satire and a dire warning.

Chapman Piloting & Seamanship


Author: Jonathan Eaton
Publisher: Hearst Books
ISBN: 9781588169617
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 919
View: 9043
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Surveys the latest developments in safety systems, marine electronics, radar, and communications, and includes information on tides and currents, weather, and navigation.

The Annapolis Book of Seamanship

Fourth Edition
Author: John Rousmaniere
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451650248
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 416
View: 3337
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Completely revised and updated to address changes in technology, this new edition is the definitive guide to the art and science of sailing. Since the publication of the widely hailed first edition in 1983, The Annapolis Book of Seamanship has set the standard by which other books on sailing are measured. Used throughout America as a textbook in sailing schools and Power Squadrons, The Annapolis Book of Seamanship thoroughly and clearly covers the fundamental and advanced skills of modern sailing. This edition of Annapolis is a major overhaul. Over half the book has been revised; old topics and features have been updated, and many new ones have been introduced. The design has been modernized, and many color illustrations have been added. As big and detailed as Annapolis is, the wealth of technical information (including dozens of step-by-step instructions) is presented here in a way that is uniquely readable; it's both useful and easy to use. This is because John Rousmaniere and artist Mark Smith bring to Annapolis decades of experience both as sailors and as professional communicators. Annapolis emphasizes the standard skills and proven methods that eliminate error and confusion, ensure security in emergencies, and allow every sailor more time for enjoyment on the water. Much has changed on the water since 1983 when this book was originally published. Black buoys are now green, the Global Positioning Satellite navigation system (GPS) is almost universally used, new types of anchors and sails have appeared, safety skills and gear are vastly improved, many more women are commanding boats, and catamarans and trimarans are common where only monohulls used to sail. But for all these modern developments, the basic skills and spirit of sailing have not changed at all. Sail trimming, keeping up steerageway, maintaining the dead reckoning plot, heaving-to -- these fundamentals are as important now as ever and receive much attention here. Among the innovations in this edition are: * Basic skills in early chapters: Fundamental sailing and boat-handling skills and gear, which are introduced in chapters 1, 2, and 3. * "Hands On" segments: Three dozen special sections, each devoted to a particular seamanship problem and an expert solution. * More how-to tips: Additional rules of thumb that guide a crew quickly and successfully through seamanship problems. * New coverage of multihulls: Advice on evaluating, anchoring, and handling catamarans and trimarans under sail (including in storms). * More on emergencies: New material on emergencies, safety, and heavy-weather sailing, including a section on preparing a docked boat for a hurricane. * Equipment updates: Expanded coverage of the use and care of modern gear and hardware, including radar, GPS, rescue devices, and asymmetrical spinnakers. * Terminology: Full definition and illustration of major terms when they're first introduced, with alternative language provided in parentheses. * Gender: The use of feminine personal pronouns, which reflect the fact that more women are captaining and sailing boats than ever before. From navigation and seamanship to boat and gear maintenance, from pleasure cruising to heavy-weather sailing, here is the definitive, state-of-the-art guide that provides systematic step-by-step techniques to see you through every situation on deck and in the cockpit.

The Death and Life of Great American Cities


Author: Jane Jacobs
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 052543285X
Category: Social Science
Page: 480
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Thirty years after its publication, The Death and Life of Great American Cities was described by The New York Times as "perhaps the most influential single work in the history of town planning....[It] can also be seen in a much larger context. It is first of all a work of literature; the descriptions of street life as a kind of ballet and the bitingly satiric account of traditional planning theory can still be read for pleasure even by those who long ago absorbed and appropriated the book's arguments." Jane Jacobs, an editor and writer on architecture in New York City in the early sixties, argued that urban diversity and vitality were being destroyed by powerful architects and city planners. Rigorous, sane, and delightfully epigrammatic, Jacobs's small masterpiece is a blueprint for the humanistic management of cities. It is sensible, knowledgeable, readable, indispensable. The author has written a new foreword for this Modern Library edition.

Navigation Rules


Author: United States Coast Guard
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781470043193
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 46
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This book is superceded for 2015 by NAVIGATION RULES AND REGULATIONS HANDBOOK. ISBN-13: 978-1502885845 ISBN-10: 1502885840 BISAC: Sports & Recreation / Boating This book fulfils your legal requirement to have a copy of the Navigation Rules on your vessel. These are the official rules updated and corrected. They are clearly laid out in plain English. This book includes instructions on how to find the updates at the USCG NAVIGATION RULES centre. If you ever have an accident on the water you have legal reporting requirements. Also there is a body of legal questions and previous experience that you will need to look up online. Relevant FAQ is also available. You may also need to buy a paperback copy of the relevant COAST PILOT, SAILING DIRECTIONS, for your area from AMAZON.COM. THE AMERICAN PRACTICAL NAVIGATOR. To be correctly documented for voyaging on the Inland and International waters. PART A-GENERAL Rule 1-Application Rule 2-Responsibility Rule 3-General Definitions PART B-STEERING AND SAILING RULES Section/Subpart I-Conduct of Vessels In Any Condition of Visibility Rule 4-Application Rule 5-Look-out Rule 6-Safe Speed Rule 7-Risk of Collision Rule 8-Action to Avoid Collision Rule 9-Narrow Channels Rule 10-Traffic Separation Schemes/Vessel Traffic Services SECTION/SUBPART II-CONDUCT OF VESSELS IN SIGHT OF ONE ANOTHER Rule 11-Application Rule 12-Sailing Vessels Rule 13-Overtaking Rule 14-Head-on Situation Rule 15-Crossing Situation Rule 16-Action by Give-way Vessel Rule 17-Action by Stand-on Vessel Rule 18-Responsibilities Between Vessels Section/Subpart III-Conduct of Vessels In Restricted Visibility Rule 19-Conduct of Vessels in Restricted Visibility PART C-LIGHTS AND SHAPES Rule 20-Application Rule 21-Definitions Rule 22-Visibility of Lights Rule 23-Power-driven Vessels Underway Rule 24-Towing and Pushing Rule 25-Sailing Vessels Underway and Vessels Under Oars Rule 26-Fishing Vessels Rule 27-Vessels Not Under Command or Restricted in Their Ability to Maneuver Rule 28-Vessels Constrained by Their Draft Rule 29-Pilot Vessels Rule 30-Anchored Vessels and Vessels Aground Rule 31-Seaplanes PART D-SOUND AND LIGHT SIGNALS Rule 32-Definitions Rule 33-Equipment for Sound Signals Rule 34-Maneuvering and Warning Signals Rule 35-Sound Signals in Restricted Visibility Rule 36-Signals to Attract Attention Rule 37-Distress Signals PART E-EXEMPTIONS Rule 38-Exemptions If you ever have an accident look at this online information before you do anything. Responsibility is a legal concept. AROUND-THE-WORLD SAILING GUIDE.

The Illustrated London News


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: London (England)
Page: N.A
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Video Sourcebook

A Guide to Programs Currently Available on Video in the Areas Of: Movies/entertainment, General Interest/education, Sports/recreation, Fine Arts, Heal
Author: Thomson Gale
Publisher: Gale Cengage
ISBN: 9781414400990
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 4000
View: 2034
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From classroom aids to corporate training programs, technical resources to self-help guides, children's features to documentaries, theatrical releases to straight-to-video movies, The Video Source Book continues its comprehensive coverage of the wide universe of video offerings with more than 130,000 complete program listings, encompassing more than 160,000 videos. All listings are arranged alphabetically by title. Each entry provides a description of the program and information on obtaining the title. Six indexes -- alternate title, subject, credits, awards, special formats and program distributors -- help speed research.