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Coastal Cruising under Power How to Buy, Equip, Operate, and Maintain Your Boat

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ISBN-10: 0071445145

ISBN-13: 9780071445146

Edition: 2006

Authors: Gene Hamilton, Katie Hamilton

List price: $26.00
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'Coastal Cruising Under Power' is your ultimate companion for exploring coastal waters of North America with confidence in your poerboat. The text presents countless tips on anchoring, piloting, weather, and more, along with in-depth, step-by-step instructions on numerous specific skills and techniques.
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Book details

List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 4/7/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.20" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 1.364
Language: English

Katie Hamilton and Gene Hamiltonare the authors of twenty books, includingFix It and Flip It. They are also the authors of “Do It Yourself or Not?,” a popular weekly syndicated column.

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction: An Invitation to Come Cruising
Choose Your Cruising Powerboat
Choosing a Boat Design
Interiors
Engines, Drive Systems, Steering, and Stabilizers
Electrical Systems and Generators
Freshwater Systems, Heads, and Tanks
Cooking, Refrigeration, Heating, and Cooling Systems
Buying the Boat
Where to Keep the Boat
Select Gear for Cruising
Navigation Equipment
Communications Equipment
Anchors and Related Gear
Safety Equipment
Dinghies
More Essential and Useful Stuff
Records and Paperwork
Use Your Boat
Learning Skills
The Rules of the Road
Boat Handling
Anchoring
Weather
Piloting and Navigation Basics
Cooking on Board
Keep It Running Well and Looking Good
Routine Maintenance
Tools and Spare Parts
Keeping it Clean
Live the Cruising Life
How to Live the Cruising Lifestyle
Supporting the Cruising Lifestyle
Planning a Cruise
Diversions
Favorite Cruising Recipes
Cruise These Great Destinations
Erie Canal
Chesapeake Bay
Intracoastal Waterway
North Carolina
Abacos, Bahamas
Florida Keys
Southwest Florida
Northern California Delta
Puget Sound
Door County, Wisconsin
Boating Resources and Information
Cruising Boat Manufacturers' and Websites
Cruising Destination Information
Index