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Title Chapman piloting & seamanship / [Jonathan Eaton, co-edtior, John Wooldridge, co-editor, John Whiting, consulting editor].

Publication Info. New York, NY : Hearst Books, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  623.88 CHAPMAN    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  623.88 CHA    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  623.88 CHAPMAN 2017    Check Shelf
Edition 68th edition.
Description 919 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Surveys the latest developments in safety systems, marine electronics, radar, and communications, and includes information on tides, and currents, weather, and navigation.
Contents Forward -- The tradition of Chapman piloting & seamanship -- Boating essentials. Nautical terms ; Boating laws & regulations ; Equipment for boats ; Navigation rules: lights & day shapes ; Navigation rules: right-of-way & sound signals -- Seamanship. Seamanship under power ; Small boat seamanship ; Seamanship under sail ; Anchoring ; Special seamanship techniques -- Safety. Safety afloat ; Emergencies underway -- Piloting. The mariner's compass ; Aids to navigation ; Nautical charts & publications ; Basic piloting and navigation tools & procedures ; Tides & currents ; Position determination -- Onboard systems. Electrical systems ; Communications ; Marine engines -- Further aspects of boating. Inland boating ; Marlinespike seamanship ; Weather ; Boating customs -- Appendices. Chart, cruising & safety information sources ; Associations & organizations ; USCG district offices ; Metric system ; Abbreviations & acronyms ; Glossary of selected terms.
Subject Boats and boating.
Boats and boating. (OCoLC)fst00835176
Motorboats. (OCoLC)fst01027988
Navigation. (OCoLC)fst01035085
Seamanship. (OCoLC)fst01110335
Added Author Eaton, Jonathan (Editor), editor.
Wooldridge, John, 1947- editor.
Whiting, John, (John H.), editor.
Chapman, Charles F. (Charles Frederic), 1881-1976.
Added Title Chapman piloting and seamanship
Piloting & seamanship
Piloting and seamanship
ISBN 9781618372437 (hardcover)
1618372432 (hardcover)
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