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Confident Powerboating Mastering Skills and Avoiding Troubles Afloat

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ISBN-10: 0071482571

ISBN-13: 9780071482578

Edition: 2008

Authors: Stu Reininger

List price: $20.00
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A practical how-to guide to handling and avoiding powerboat problems and emergencies With no secondary method of propulsion, poorer stability profiles, and enough speed to get themselves into trouble fast, powerboats are far more susceptible to emergencies than sailboats. "Confident Powerboating" addresses your safety concerns, providing a detailed guide to avoiding problems, coping with difficult situations, and responding to emergencies effectively. Also, each section contains several anecdotes of problems encountered and resolved (or not).
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 6/2/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English

Stuart Reininger is a marine consultant and contributing editor to MotorBoating magazine, for which he performs and writes boat tests and monthly columns on boat handling and seamanship. Previously, he served as senior editor of Boating (for seven years), Power & Motoryacht, and Marine Log magazines. Holder of a USCG 100-ton (offshore) Master's license for 31 years, he worked for 15 years as a world-wide delivery skipper and has performed seven transatlantic crossings. He has also worked as a marine surveyor, a charter captain, and a master of ferries and other commercial vessels all over the east coast. A member of Boating Writers International, Reininger consistently wins awards at the…