Safety Preparations for Cruising


Author: Jeremy R. Hood
Publisher: Sheridan House, Inc.
ISBN: 9781574090222
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 272
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Most sailors go to sea without prior knowledge of the cruising lifestyle and its demands. Jeremy Hood utilizes his years of personal experience to teach safety measures and prudent seamanship to would-be cruisers so they can set out on a vessel designed or altered with their well-being in mind, aware of potential risks, familiar with possible solutions, and possessing increased self-reliance to help minimize or resolve problems.Safety Preparations for Cruising begins with a discussion of general preparations and proceeds to comprehensively cover safety material related to every facet of cruising. Topics include the structural integrity of the vessel and its potential for breakdowns, basic skills, dangerous situations and more. Each chapter begins with a real-life experience introducing the topic covered and concludes with a valuable checklist summarizing the discussion and measuring strengths and weaknesses in ourselves and our vessels. This primer on safety is essential for anyone fitting outor preparing for offshore cruising.

Ready for Sea!

How to Outfit the Modern Cruising Sailboat and Prepare Your Vessel and Yourself for Extended Passage-making and Living Aboard
Author: Tor Pinney
Publisher: Sheridan House, Inc.
ISBN: 9781574091441
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 239
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Tor Pinney is cruising sailor and writer.

There Be No Dragons

How to Cross a Big Ocean in a Small Sailboat
Author: Reese Palley
Publisher: Sheridan House, Inc.
ISBN: 9781574090574
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 224
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Author Reese Palley completed a 15-year circumnavigation in his 46-foot sailboat Unlikely. When not at sea, he lives in Philadelphia and key West.

The Marine Electrical and Electronics Bible


Author: John C. Payne
Publisher: Sheridan House, Inc.
ISBN: 9781574090604
Category: Transportation
Page: 420
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More and more sailors and power-boaters are buying and relying on electronic and electrical devices aboard their boats. This highly successful handbook gives all the information you need to select, install, maintain and troubleshoot any electrical or electronic system on a boat.The fully revised second edition has been expanded to cover the internet, e-mail, GMDSS, updated radio frequencies and much, much more. Hundreds of informative charts, wiring diagrams and graphs supplement the clear, concise text.

Coastal Navigation Using GPS

For Sail and Power
Author: Frank J. Larkin
Publisher: Sheridan House, Inc.
ISBN: 9781574091694
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 240
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Frank J Larkin is a writer, mariner, and GPS expert.

Advice to the Sealorn


Author: Herb Payson
Publisher: Seafarer Books
ISBN: 9780713649093
Category: Sailboat living
Page: 343
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In 50 chapters, the author covers everything from Really Getting Started to What is it Really Like Out There?, from Different Rigs to Motor Mechanics, from My Wife Doesn't Want to GO to Cruising with Kids...

Cruising for Trouble

Cruise Ships as Soft Targets for Pirates, Terrorists, and Common Criminals
Author: Mark Gaouette
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313382344
Category: Political Science
Page: 285
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This book offers an alarming inside look at the security preparations of the cruise industry and the potential for cruise ships to be the target for pirates, terrorists, and criminal activity. * A combination of photographs from the author, the U.S. Department of Defense, the Coast Guard, and API illustrate innovative security measures found on cruise ships, results of terrorist attacks, fire, piracy, and victims of cruise ship incidents. * Provides a list of acronyms found throughout the book, such as the International Ship and Port Security (ISPS) codes and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) * Includes over 500 endnote references * Offers a comprehensive index

The Cruising Woman's Advisor, Second Edition


Author: Diana Jessie
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071594434
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 208
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“A great starting point for the woman who wants to live the cruising life.”--SAIL The cruising life offers adventure, exotic destinations, and expansive opportunities for personal growth. But considering such a life leads to vexing questions: What do I need to learn? What do I do if my partner falls overboard? How will our relationship be tested at sea? Let longtime cruiser and circumnavigator Diana Jessie start you on the journey of a lifetime with her advice on short-term cruising or long-term voyaging. She addresses the concerns of women cruisers, including: Cruising roles and relationships What life at sea is really like Children on board How to make the boat your home as well as his Identifying the dangers and putting them into perspective . . . and more Plan for smooth cruising with advice from Sally Bee Brown, a contributing editor to PassageMaker magazine; Carol Cuddyer, cofounder of Sea Sense, a sailing and powerboating school for women; Dawn Riley, noted America’s Cup and Whitbread sailor; Patience Wales, two-time circumnavigator and editor emeritus of SAIL; and thirty other cruisers. This updated edition also contains information on powerboating (including choosing between power and sail), cruising with pets, and satellite communication. “A little gem . . . packed with useful information.”--Sailing “Every woman who intends to step on board for more than a day sail should read Jessie’s book.”--The Log

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes


Author: Liza N. Burby
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780823952908
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 24
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An introduction to tropical storms and hurricanes with information on how they begin, when and where they occur, the damage they can do, and some of the worst storms of this century.

Cruising Under Power

An Insider's Guide to the Pleasures of Powerboat Cruising
Author: Katy Burke
Publisher: Putnam Publishing Group
ISBN: N.A
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 255
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An introduction to powerboat cruising discusses boats on the market, power systems and electronic equipment, navigation, seamanship, weather and safety, and making a journey enjoyable and comfortable

Sensible Cruising

The Thoreau Approach
Author: Don Casey,Lew Hackler
Publisher: Tab Books
ISBN: 9780877422884
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 356
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Drawing heavily on the philosophy of the sage of Walden Pond, the authors have produced a gentle guide to the art of commonsense cruising which, in hardcover, was one of the 10 best-selling sailing books of all time.

Cruisers Handbook of Fishing 2/E (EBOOK)


Author: Scott Bannerot,Wendy Bannerot
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071427883
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 432
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"The definitive book." -Cruising World "Every culture has its bible, and until now, there wasn't one for the voyager with a passion for catching fish." --Ocean Navigator Here is the first-ever complete guide to finding, catching, processing, and cooking fish from the decks of a slow-moving cruising sail- or powerboat. Scott and Wendy Bannerot have successfully cruise-fished tropical and temperate seas for more than two decades.

Caribbean Cruising


Author: Emma Stanford,Polly Thomas
Publisher: Thomas Cook
ISBN: 9781848482111
Category: Caribbean Area
Page: 192
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This guidebook to Carribbean cruising covers the essential highlights of the Caribbean. Concise coverage of more than 30 Caribbean islands including Antigua, Barbados, Jamaica, Martinique, St Lucia, and Trinidad and Tobago is included.

Cruising the Big U

Voyaging through the Americas
Author: Ade Salzer; Jo Salzer
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781456858704
Category: Travel
Page: 561
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Jo and Ade spent over three fantastic years crusing the Big U in a 43' Selene Trawler, Wandering Star. Besides having fun, their vision was to demonstrate that you don't have to cross oceans and go around the world to have the incredible adventure of a lifetime.

Rick Steves Northern European Cruise Ports


Author: Rick Steves,Cameron Hewitt
Publisher: Avalon Travel
ISBN: 1631211137
Category: Travel
Page: 1146
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In this guide, Rick Steves focuses on some of the grandest sights in Northern Europe. As always, he has a plan to help you have a meaningful cultural experience while you’re there—even with just a few hours in port. Inside you'll find one-day itineraries for sightseeing at or near the major Northern Europe ports of call, including: • Southampton and Dover (London) • Le Havre (Paris and Normandy) • Zeebrugge (Bruges and Brussels) • Amsterdam • Oslo • Copenhagen • Warnemünde/Rostock (Berlin) • Stockholm • Helsinki • Tallinn • St. Petersburg Rick Steves Northern Europe Cruise Ports explains how to get into town from the cruise terminal, shares sightseeing tips, and includes self-guided walks and tours. You'll learn which destinations are best for an excursion—and which you can confidently visit on your own. You'll also get tips on booking a cruise, plus hints for saving time and money on the ship and in port. You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when cruising through Northern Europe.

CDC Yellow Book 2018: Health Information for International Travel


Author: Centers For Disease Control and Pre CDC
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190628618
Category: Medical
Page: 704
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THE ESSENTIAL WORK IN TRAVEL MEDICINE -- NOW COMPLETELY UPDATED FOR 2018 As unprecedented numbers of travelers cross international borders each day, the need for up-to-date, practical information about the health challenges posed by travel has never been greater. For both international travelers and the health professionals who care for them, the CDC Yellow Book 2018: Health Information for International Travel is the definitive guide to staying safe and healthy anywhere in the world. The fully revised and updated 2018 edition codifies the U.S. government's most current health guidelines and information for international travelers, including pretravel vaccine recommendations, destination-specific health advice, and easy-to-reference maps, tables, and charts. The 2018 Yellow Book also addresses the needs of specific types of travelers, with dedicated sections on: - Precautions for pregnant travelers, immunocompromised travelers, and travelers with disabilities - Special considerations for newly arrived adoptees, immigrants, and refugees - Practical tips for last-minute or resource-limited travelers - Advice for air crews, humanitarian workers, missionaries, and others who provide care and support overseas Authored by a team of the world's most esteemed travel medicine experts, the Yellow Book is an essential resource for travelers -- and the clinicians overseeing their care -- at home and abroad.

The Boat Galley Cookbook: 800 Everyday Recipes and Essential Tips for Cooking Aboard

800 Everyday Recipes and Essential Tips for Cooking Aboard
Author: Carolyn Shearlock,Jan Irons
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071782354
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 464
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No matter what anyone tells you, boat cooking IS different from cooking ashore. The space is smaller, there’s no grocery store 5 minutes away, you have fewer prepared foods and electric appliances, and food storage is much different. Despite cruising different oceans, we—Jan and Carolyn--both faced the same challenges: eating well while having time to enjoy all the other great aspects of cruising. We love to snorkel, swim, kayak, explore—and just sit and admire the view. We learned with the cookbooks we both had aboard, and wished for information that wasn't available--like when Jan ended up with a frozen chicken complete with head and feet and no instructions on how to cut it up. When we couldn't get foods such as sour cream, English muffins, spaghetti sauce or yogurt, we adapted recipes to make our own. Other times, we experimented with substituting ingredients--maybe the result wasn’t identical, but it was still tasty. We ended up with over 150 substitutions and dozens of “make it yourself” options. As we traded recipes and knowledge with each other, we realized we were compiling information that became The Boat Galley Cookbook: 800+ recipes made from readily-obtainable ingredients with hand utensils, including numerous choices to suit every taste: not just one cake but 20, 16 ways to prepare fish, 10 regional barbeque sauces, and so on. Step-by-step directions to give even “non-cooks” the confidence they can turn out tasty meals without prepared foods. Detailed instructions on unfamiliar things like making yogurt and bread, grilling virtually every food imaginable, preparing and cooking freshly-caught fish and seafood, cutting up and boning meat, cooking in a Thermos and baking on the stove top, as well as lots of tips on how to do things more easily in a tiny, moving kitchen. All this in an easy-to-navigate format including side tabs on the Contents to help you find your way and extensive cross reference lists at the end of each chapter. Quick Reference Lists provide idea starters: suggestions of included recipes for such categories as Mexican, Asian, and Potluck. The Boat Galley Cookbook is designed to help you every step of the way. We hope it becomes a trusted reference on your boat, and a source of many enjoyable meals.

The Dinghy Cruising Companion

Tales and Advice from Sailing a Small Open Boat
Author: Roger Barnes
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408180286
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 256
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'You will venture into the fringes of the wilderness with the minimum of simple gear, to live with it on its own terms. You will know that one of the sure ways to contentment in this life is a small boat, a fair wind, and a new coast to explore.' Dinghy cruising is a wonderful way to experience nature and new coastlines at close quarters and low cost. Sailing where larger boats cannot reach, and sleeping under canvas onboard or ashore, this is boating taken right back to the basics, and all the better for that. This guide, for all aspiring or already-enthusiastic dinghy cruisers, shows how to get started and how to expand your horizons. The information and advice is interwoven with wonderfully evocative stories of the author's adventures afloat, from idyllic weeks pottering around secluded rivers and coastlines to hair-raising voyages to remote islands. The text covers: Finding a good boat Fitting out for daysailing Boatcraft under engine and oar Mooring and anchoring Preparing for open water Out at sea Coastal navigation Dinghy homemaking Keeping comfortable and safe Illustrated throughout with inspirational colour photos and helpful illustrations, this book shows just why small boats are the perfect passport to remote and beautiful places.