9780419203605

Coastal Recreation Management: The sustainable development of maritime leisure

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  • ISBN13:

    9780419203605

  • ISBN10:

    0419203605

  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 1996-07-01
  • Publisher: Spon Press

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Summary

The maritime environment includes both the water resource of the terrestrial coast and estaurine and coastal inshore waters. This book, for undergraduate students and those training in the field, relates the need to manage water-based leisure activities with the need to manage the maritime environment on which they depend.

Table of Contents

Leisure
List of Contributors
Preface
Concepts
Maritime leisure
Introduction
Watersports as a leisure activity
The history of water-based recreation
Watersports participation
Conclusion
Sustainable enjoyment - the need for leisure management at - the coast
Introduction
Mangagement principles and processes
Resource management: reconciling competing demands
Recreational management: managing the recreational experience
Coastal zone management
Conclusion
The coastal recreation environment
Working with change: wind, waves, and tides
Introduction
Global weather
Waves
Tides, tidal streams and currents
Conclusion
Limitations for Coastal Recreation
Introduction
Physical constraints on leisure
Provision of opportunity
Quality of leisure experience
Institutional constraints
Environmental designations
Conclusion
Water Quality and Pollution
Introduction
Sewerage discharges
Regulatory controls on quality of marine waters
Diseases and microorganisms
Health effects
The impact of leisure activities on water quality
Boat wash
Conclusion
Planning and the provision of marine recreation facilities
Introduction
The legal framework
Town and country planning
Planning at local level
The cascade of policy
Limitations of the planning system
Conclusion
Operation and safety
Small craft equipment, operations and organisations
Introduction
Background issues
Small craft equipment
Activitiy management
Watersports organisations
Conclusion
Sea school management
Introduction
The objectives of managing sea schools
Shore facilities
Water facilities
General safety
Safety boats and equipment
Optimum coarse duration
High-tech equipment
Foul weather
Staffing
Finance
Marketing and pricing
Facilities
Conclusion
Marinas and yachting
Introduction
Historical development
Regional impact
Design
Operational requirements
Yacht technology
Marina access
Conclusion
Commercial harbour operations and recreation
Introduction
Commercial operations
The ports of today
The port/harbour authority
The management of safety of navigation in ports and harbours
Navigational considerations in the vicinity of large commercial vessels
Action taken by the port authority to improve safety
Authorities responsible for safety
Conclusions
Management
Looking ashore: a comparison with inland waters and waterways
Introduction
Opportunities offered by inland sites
Environmental issues at inland sites
Other limitations and issues relating to inland sites
Management of inland water-based recreation
Conclusion
Coastal recreation Strategies
Introduction
Why have a coastal recreation strategy?
The strategy process
Examples of regional strategies for coastal recreation
Implementation case study: the Southern Region Coastal Recreation Strategy
Case study
management of public launch points - a particular need for a strategic approach
Conclusion
Coastal management plans
Introduction
Why have coastal management plans at all?
Preparation and content
Case studies of management plans for coastal recreation
International comparisons
Conclusion
Legislation or self-regulation
Introduction
Health and safety trends following the Lyme Bay canoe tragedy
Training
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