Chapman Piloting & Seamanship

Chapman Piloting & Seamanship

Book - 2009
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With millions of copies sold, Chapman Piloting has been the leading reference for both power and sail boaters for nearly a century. Now this absolutely essential guide--with 928 pages, 1,500 full-color illustrations and charts, and exploded views and cutaways--is thoroughly updated with all the latest information on US federal laws, regulations, and fees. In fact, NO competing book is more current on this ever-changing sport. Chapman covers the newest technology; the most recent laws; the most up-to-date rules of boat handling, navigation, safety, and etiquette. Anyone who puts a craft on water needs the vital information in this world-recognized bible of boating.

REVISIONS INCLUDE:

- Most up-to-date Federal laws, regulations, and fees

- The latest developments in outboard motors and inboard vectored thrust propulsion systems, including joystick controls - New mayday procedures

- Cutting edge technology: VHF/DSC radio; Rescue 21 coastal communication system; networking electronic devices; features and capabilities of GPS, radar, depth sounder, fish finders, and chartplotters; eLoran system; autopilot; NMEA 2000 and more

- Latest United States Power Squadron updates

- Expanded contact information for governmental and commercial organizations

 

Publisher: New York : Hearst Books, [2009], ©2009
Edition: 66th edition
ISBN: 9781588167446
1588167445
Branch Call Number: 623.88 Ch
Characteristics: 927 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm

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