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BOATING SKILLS AND SEAMANSHIP, BOOK - EBOOK


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  • Fecha de publicación: 2006

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    IDIOMA: INGLÉS

    Learn the essentials of seamanship from one of the world s premier boating organizations

    Developed and refined through 35 years of Coast Guard Auxiliary training courses, Boating Skills and Seamanship is your perfect introduction to recreational boating's fundamentals. Great for beginning and intermediate powerboaters alike, it offers you the basics of choosing, equipping, and handling a small to midsize powerboat.

    This new edition of the Coast Guard Auxiliary s classic boating skills manual will answer all your questions on:

    Selecting the right boat whether a 10-foot skiff or a 35-foot cruiser
    Essential equipment, both required and recommended
    Docking and anchoring
    Boat handling and seamanship on coastal and inland waters
    Trailering a boat
    Navigation and the rules of the nautical road
    Using and maintaining marine engines, drive trains, and electronics
    Knots, splices, and line handling
    Marine weather and marine communications
    And much more!
    Approved by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA), with chapter review questions and answers, Boating Skills and Seamanship is the ideal study and reference guide for anyone taking a state boating license exam or seeking better boating skills and knowledge.



    Letter from U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Commodore

    Introduction

    Part One Basic Skills and Seamanship

    Chapter 1 WHICH BOAT IS FOR YOU?

    Boaters Language

    Types of Boats

    Types of Propulsion

    Hull Design

    Sailboats

    Uses of Boats

    Boatbuilding Materials

    Your Intended Use

    The Coast Guard Customer Infoline

    Marine Surveyors

    Buying a Boat

    Practice Questions

    Chapter 2 EQUIPMENT FOR YOUR BOAT

    Requirements for Your Boat

    Fire Prevention and Detection

    Your Boat s Equipment

    Legal Considerations

    Practice Questions

    Chapter 3 TRAILERING YOUR BOAT

    Legal Considerations

    Practical Considerations

    The Towing Vehicle

    Trailer Hitches

    Balancing the Load

    Handling Your Trailer

    Predeparture Checks

    Preparing to Launch

    Launching

    Retrieving

    Storing Your Boat and Trailer

    Theft Prevention

    Aquatic Nuisance Species

    Float Plan

    Practice Questions

    Chapter 4 HANDLING YOUR BOAT

    Leave with a Full Fuel Tank

    Fueling Your Boat

    Your Boat s Propeller

    Steering

    Twin Screws

    Outboard and Stern-Drive Installation and Tilt Adjustment

    Jet Drives

    Loading Your Boat

    Getting Started

    Man Overboard

    Docking

    Mooring to a Permanent Anchor

    Anchoring

    Towing a Skier

    Heavy Weather

    Impaired Visibility

    Narrow Inlets

    Small Boat Safety

    Environmental Concerns

    Practice Questions

    Chapter 5 YOUR HIGHWAY SIGNS

    Buoyage Systems

    Waterway Marks

    How Waterways are Marked

    Light Characteristics

    Chart Symbols

    Light Structures

    Lights on Bridges

    Electronic Aids to Navigation

    Navigation Publications

    Practice Questions

    Chapter 6 THE RULES OF THE NAUTICAL ROAD

    Two Sets of Rules

    To Whom Do the Rules Apply?

    Vessel Definitions

    The General Responsibility Rule

    General Considerations

    Conduct in Narrow Channels

    Traffic Separation Schemes

    Stand-On or Give-Way?

    Rules for Special Vessels

    Risk of Collision

    Bend Signals

    Restricted Visibility

    Vessel Lights and Shapes

    Distress Signals

    Homeland Security Measures

    Courtesy and Safety

    Drawbridges

    Penalties

    Practice Questions

    Chapter 7 INLAND BOATING

    Inland Waters

    Inland Navigation

    Inland Seamanship

    River Currents

    Maintaining Inland Waterways

    Dams

    Locks

    River Charts

    Commercial Traffic

    Before You Go

    Practice Questions

    Chapter 8 BOATING SAFETY

    Small Boat Safety

    Personal Watercraft

    Cold Water

    Powerboats and Sailboats

    Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

    Weather

    Practice Questions

    Part Two: More Boating Skills

    Chapter 9 INTRODUCTION TO NAVIGATION

    Nautical Charts

    Ship's Compass

    Fixing Your Position

    Sources of Compass Error

    Correcting a Compass Reading

    Finding Your Position

    Speed-Time-Distance

    Dead Reckoning

    Tides

    Electronic Navigation

    GPS Operation

    Practice Your Art

    A Further Invitation

    Practice Questions

    Chapter 10 POWERING YOUR BOAT

    Types of Marine Engines

    Selecting a Propeller

    Induction Systems

    Ignition Systems

    Flame Arresters

    Cooling Systems

    Gasoline Considerations

    Batteries

    Maintenance

    Winterizing Your Boat

    Spring Fitting Out

    Troubleshooting

    Practice Questions

    Chapter 11 LINES AND KNOTS FOR YOUR BOAT

    Line or Rope?

    Rope Materials

    Rope Construction

    Measuring Rope

    Care of Rope

    Making Up a Line

    Knots, Bends, and Hitches

    Splices

    Securing Lines

    Lead Lines

    Dipping the Eye

    Practice Questions

    Chapter 12 WEATHER AND BOATING

    Weather Information

    Wind and Boating

    Understanding Weather

    Nonfrontal Weather

    The Go, No-Go Decision

    Practice Questions

    Chapter 13 YOUR BOAT S RADIO

    Communications on the Water

    Functions of Radiotelephones

    Licenses

    Selecting Your VHF-FM Radio

    Installation

    Operating Your VHF-FM

    Copies of the Rules

    Calling Another Station

    Procedure Words

    Phonetic Alphabet

    Routine Radio Check

    Distress, Urgency, and Safety Calls

    Crew Training

    Practice Questions

    APPENDICES

    Appendix A: Your Responsibilities as a Boat Operator

    Appendix B: Float Plan Form and Boating Emergency Guide

    Appendix C: Boating Accident Report Form

    Appendix D: Digital Selective Calling (DSC) Radio Fact Sheet and MMSI Registration Form

    Appendix E: Metric Conversion Tables

    Appendix F: Vessel Safety Check

    Appendix G: Join the Coast Guard Auxiliary

    Appendix H: Become an Associate Member

    GLOSSARY

    INDEX


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