Knight's Modern Seamanship, 18th Edition
* the rules of the road--you get clear explanations of right of way, the use of radar to avoid collisions, and the law in fog; included is the complete text of the Inland Navigational Rules Act of 1980. Every vessel over 12 meters in length is required by law to have a copy of these rules on board.
* shiphandling--you'll find expert discussions on docking, mooring, and anchoring; helicopter operations; and ice seamanship
* ship and boat operation--you get concise explanations of ship structure and stability, propulsion and steering, ground tackle, and cargo handling and underway replenishment
You'll even learn the art of knotting and splicing. Without a doubt, Knight's Modern Seamanship, Eighteenth Edition, is your foremost guide to mastering the lore of the sea. It is an indispensable reference source for pleasure boaters, merchant marine personnel, and anyone who needs expert seagoing advice.
Ship Structure, Stability, and Maintenance.
Propulsion and Steering.
Cargo Handling and Underway Replenishment.
General Principles of Ship Control.
Docking, Mooring, and Anchoring--Handling with Tugs, Anchors, and Alongside.
Towing and Salvage.
Boat Handling and Helicopter Operations.
WEATHER, OCEANOGRAPHY, AND OCEAN POLLUTION.
The Atmosphere and Its Circulation.
Clouds, Thunderstorms, Stability, and Fog.
Weather Elements, Instruments, and Reports.
Weather of the Middle Latitudes.
The Tropical Cyclone.
RULES OF THE ROAD.
Introduction to the Rules of the Road.
Lights and Shapes.
Responsibilities Between Vessels--Right of Way.
Approach Situations Between Power-Driven Vessels in Sight.
Law in Fog and Restricted Visibility.
Radar for Collision Avoidance.
Maritime Buoyage System.
Knight's Modern Seamanship, 18th Edition (US $160.00)
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