Power Boating For Dummies

Author: Randy Vance
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470486910
Release Date: 2009-04-13
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Power Boating For Dummies is a guide to power boating for both new and experienced boaters. It advises readers of necessary boating supplies, safety concerns and equipment, accessories, and includes locations of boating facilities, and how to safely pilot the ship.

Power Boating For Dummies

Author: Randy Vance
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470409568
Release Date: 2009-03-03
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Power Boating For Dummies is a guide to power boating for both new and experienced boaters. It advises readers of necessary boating supplies, safety concerns and equipment, accessories, and includes locations of boating facilities, and how to safely pilot the ship.

Getting Started in Powerboating

Author: Bob Armstrong
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071448993
Release Date: 2005-05-05
Genre: Sports & Recreation

All the information you need to select the boat of your dreams, maneuver it like a master, and understand the rules and conventions of powerboating. Covers all powerboats - big and small, single-engine, twin-engine, outboard, sterndrive, trailerable and nontrailerable.

Powerboat Handling Illustrated

Author: Robert J. Sweet
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071709538
Release Date: 2007-01-10
Genre: Sports & Recreation

From docking to surviving storm waves, everything you need to know before you hit the water Using hundreds of illustrations and photos, Powerboat Handling Illustrated shows you step-by-step how to do tasks such as docking, trimming, wave handling, and close-quarters maneuvering. These maneuvers are adapted to different types of boats under various conditions.

Bowling For Dummies

Author: A.J. Forrest
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470882429
Release Date: 2010-06-10
Genre: Sports & Recreation

The fast and easy way to perfect your bowling game Bowling is an inexpensive date, an affordable night out for the whole family, and a fun hangout activity for kids of all ages. Bowling For Dummies reveals the tips, tricks, and rules of play for this iconic American sport. While not every player can hope to bowl 300, you can improve your average and show off for friends, family, and bowling league teammates. Bowling For Dummies provides easy-to-understand instructions for improving your bowling game. The expert tips and advice take you through every step of the game, from selecting the right shoes to the proper way to yell, "Strike!" Packed with photos and line drawings Step-by-step instructions and illustrations included for all techniques Covers beginner through more advanced techniques Whether you're a casual bowler or on a bowling league, the practical, friendly advice in Bowling For Dummies will have you itching to hit the lanes to try out your new skills.

Sailing For Dummies

Author: J. J. Isler
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118052919
Release Date: 2011-03-03
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Interested in learning to sail but feel like you’re navigating in murky waters? Sailing for Dummies, Second Edition introduces the basics of sailing, looks at the different types of sailboats and their basic parts, and teaches you everything you need to know before you leave the dock. In Sailing for Dummies, Second Edition, two U.S. sailing champions show you how to: Find and choose a sailing school Use life jackets correctly Tie ten nautical knots Handle sailing emergencies (such as capsizing and rescuing a man overboard) Launch your boat from a trailer, ramp, or beach Get your boat from point A to point B (and back again) Predict and respond to water and wind conditions Read charts, plot your course, use a compass, and find your position at sea Sailing for Dummies shows you that getting out on the water is easier than you think. The authors keep the sailor-speak to a minimum where possible, but give you a grasp of the terminology you need to safely and effectively communicate with your crew. A textbook, user’s manual, and reference all in one, this book takes the intimidation out of sailing and gives you the skills and confidence you need to get your feet wet and become the sailing pro you’ve always wanted to be. Anchors away!

The Total Boating Manual

Author: Kevin Falvey
Publisher: Weldon Owen
ISBN: 9781681881638
Release Date: 2016-05-17
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Boating magazine is the destination for powerboat information, whether your goal is competitive deep sea fishing or soaking up rays on the lake. Month after month, year after year, the magazine provides readers with unbiased and well-researched reviews and tips on boating gear, open-water techniques, repair and maintenance, and more. The Total Boating Manual pools all the knowledge from the experts at Boating to bring you the most up-to-date and comprehensive guide to boating of all sorts. Find the perfect boat: New or used, speedboat to bass rig, how to narrow down your search, get the most bang for your buck, and find the perfect boat for you. Special content on buying a used boat, how to tell if a fixer-upper is worth it, and upgrading your existing boat to the craft of your dreams. Get the gear: From essential electronics to basic aftermarket equipment, to trailers and accessories, we’ve got you covered. Do you really need a fish-finder? How do tow chains work? What’s the best GPS for open water? It’s all here. Water Safety: What you need for the everyday excursions to serious deep-sea sport fishing, find all the safety tips and techniques you need to stay safe out there. Insider Hints: Best practices in piloting a boat, essentials of seamanship, all the knots you’ll ever need, how to back up a trailer in a dangerously tight spot, and much more. DIY Tricks: From DIY repairs to time (and money) saving tips - get all the insider info straight from the experts. Pick up your copy of The Total Boating Manual to brush up on old techniques, learn some new things and maximize your time on the water. For the novice and the avid amateur boater alike, there’s no better resource.

Boater 101

Author: Marine University
Publisher: Rainbow Books
ISBN: 1568251114
Release Date: 2006-12
Genre: Boats and boating

A fun, informative way to learn about boating safety and environmental awareness, the Boater101 course, which includes this book, is approved by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators and recognized by the U.S. Coast Guard as acceptable to the Recreational Boating Safety Program. Included are expert information from Marine University on boating safety and terminology, boat designs and classifications, boat motors, water activities, registration/numbering/documentation, boating required/recommended safety equipment, trailering, pre-departure preparation, U.S. aids to navigation, navigation tips, lines and knots, safety issues, weather, tides, rules of the "road," anchoring, docking/mooring, boating under the influence, aquatic nuisance species, disposal of toxic substances, proper garbage/waste disposal, state regulations, glossary, index, and boat operations checklist, float plan and pre-departure checklist.

Boating 101 Essential Lessons for Boaters

Author: Roger Siminoff
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071343296
Release Date: 1999-04-18
Genre: Education

No boater should leave the dock without reading this unique guide to the basics of boating. Roger Siminoff's decades of experience are boiled down into valuable, even life-saving advice on safety aboard...navigation...anchoring...dinghies...maintenance... sailing at night...and heavy weather.

Cricket For Dummies

Author: Julian Knight
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118480342
Release Date: 2013-03-29
Genre: Sports & Recreation

A complete guide to cricket for players and fans alike Whether you're a budding player or aspiring armchair expert, Cricket For Dummies helps you get to grips with this fascinating sport. Completely revised and updated for the first back-to-back Ashes series in 38 years, this hands-on guide gives you clear explanations of the cricket's laws, step-by-step explanations of techniques and tactics, and exciting coverage of the tournaments, global rivalries, and great players. Fully revised and updated to chronicle the rise of twenty20 cricket and the IPL, the implementation of DRS, and the changing face of the game Covers cricket basics—the pitch, the laws, the equipment and more Provides an in-depth look at cricket formats Offers a guide to building cricket skills—bowling, batting, and fielding Includes coverage of the best players and the biggest tournaments throughout the world Complete with Top Ten Lists of the greatest cricketers, the most memorable cricket matches, and the biggest controversies, Cricket For Dummies is your one-stop resource on this popular sport.

Robert s Rules For Dummies

Author: C. Alan Jennings, PRP
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119241751
Release Date: 2016-04-18
Genre: Reference

Your no-nonsense guide to making sense of Robert's Rules The classic Robert's Rules of Order has a proven track record of helping membership groups apply codes of conduct to serve as a parliamentary authority within a given assembly. Unfortunately, when read on its own, it can prove to be unclear and hard to follow for many organizations—and that's where this friendly guide comes in. This new edition of Robert's Rules For Dummies demystifies the often-confusing rules of parliamentary procedure in clear, simple language and shows you how to apply them within your organization in a practical and effective way. From procedures for proper nominations to handling elections and ballots, from conducting meetings online to voting by mail and email—and everything in between—this hands-on, plain-English guide makes it easier to apply the information in the most recent version of the rules handbook so you and your organization can start benefiting from it today. Contains updated content that conforms to changes in business meetings, including special rules for making group decisions in both real-time and non-real-time environments Covers new timesaving tips to make meetings more efficient in a world where everyone is pressed for time Provides sample agendas, minutes, scripts, and more Includes interactive online material for readers on the go If you want to keep meetings organized, efficient, and on track, Robert's Rules For Dummies has you covered.

7 Steps to Successful Boat Docking

Author: Katherine Giampietro Redmond
Publisher: Seaworthy Publications Incorporated
ISBN: 0971191131
Release Date: 2006-01
Genre: Boats and boating

Forget the why's of boat docking; this book is filled with the how to's that will lead you to dock your boat successfully, even in wind and/or current. It presents the local knowledge of the authors in an easily understood, and simply implemented, 7-step process. For helmsmen/women with single-engine inboard vessels, power or sail; twin-engine inboard and outboard vessels; single-engine outboard or inboard/outboard or stern-drive vessels.