Confident Powerboating Mastering Skills and Avoiding Troubles Afloat

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-06-02
  • Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
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A practical how-to guide to handling andavoiding powerboat problems andemergenciesWith no secondary method of propulsion, poorerstability profiles, and enough speed to getthemselves into trouble fast, powerboats are far moresusceptible to emergencies than sailboats.ConfidentPowerboatingaddresses your safety concerns, providing a detailed guide to avoidingproblems, coping with difficult situations, and respondingto emergencies effectively. Also, each section containsseveral anecdotes of problems encountered andresolved (or not).

Author Biography

Stu Reininger is a marine consultant andcontributing editor to MotorBoating magazine, reporting onboat handling and seamanship. Previously, he served as senioreditor of Boating, Power & Motoryacht and Marine Log. Holderof a USCG 100 ton Master’s license, he has worked as adelivery skipper with seven transatlantic crossings. He hasalso worked as a marine surveyor, charter captain, and masterof ferries and other commercial vessels.

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