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.

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: 9780071788496
Release Date: 2011-07-29
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.

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.

Powerboat Care and Repair

Author: Allen Berrien
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071419462
Release Date: 2003-09-09
Genre: Sports & Recreation

As the "Boat Doctor" in Boating magazine, Allen Berrien helped two generations of readers keep their boats alive and well. Now his practical know-how and wisdom is collected inPowerboat Care and Repair, the only book that focuses on do-it-yourself maintenance and repair of small powerboats. Berrien provides tips on how to avoid and solve a host of common problems, such as electrolysis, pitted gelcoat, and battery failures. He also offers step-by-step guidance on spring commissioning and winterizing; inboard, outboard, and stern driveengine troubleshooting; exterior maintenance; emergency preparedness; and much more.

Facebook For Dummies

Author: Carolyn Abram
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118633045
Release Date: 2013-07-31
Genre: Computers

There's no time like the present: get started on Facebook today with this friendly beginner guide! Facebook is constantly changing and evolving, replacing old features and introducing new ones. And while it can difficult to keep up with everything that it has to offer, its ever-changing features allow you to jump in and get started at any time! This edition of the popular For Dummies guide to Facebook covers the latest updates and guides new users into the Facebook experience quickly and easily. It explores the new look for photos and videos, the updated features in messaging service, expanded options for Timeline user profile, updates to popular Facebook apps, and much more. Covers Facebook's relaunched mobile application and integration with Windows 8 Offers a straightforward approach to demystifying Facebook for newbies Features expanded updates on the photo/video sharing services, timeline profile, and more Updates all the changes to existing Facebook apps that are used by millions of people every day Helps Facebook newcomers get up to speed and use the site safely and confidently Facebook For Dummies, 5th Edition is the resource you need to get the most from your Facebook experience.

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!

Violin For Dummies

Author: Katharine Rapoport
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119022916
Release Date: 2015-03-12
Genre: Music

The beginner's guide to learning the violin — for any musical style Violin For Dummies helps you teach yourself to play the violin, even if you've never read a note of music. From choosing the right violin for you to playing a variety of musical styles, this book has you covered. You'll start with the basics of posture and bowing technique, learn how to tune your instrument and keep it in beautiful condition with regular maintenance. You'll learn how to read — and feel — the music, and how to inject your own personality into whatever you play. Before you know it, you'll be playing classical, jazz, country, and more, as you become a bona fide violin player. The included audio and video instruction encourages you to play along as you learn, and allow you to hear, see, and imitate proper technique. The violin's small size, portability, and mimicry of the human voice have made it popular across cultures and throughout time. This book shows you how to teach yourself the basics so you can start playing quickly. Start with the basics of proper hold and bowing technique Learn how to properly tune and care for your violin Understand the nuances of rhythm and musical notation Play classical, jazz, and other popular styles of music The violin has a reputation of being difficult to learn, but the reality is that it's difficult to master. Anyone can learn, and practice over time will refine your technique and your musical style. You'll have fun, make music, and maybe even fall in love with this instrument that has inspired some of the world's best musicians and composers. Get started today, the easy way, with Violin For Dummies.

Trading For Dummies

Author: Michael Griffis
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118805008
Release Date: 2013-10-09
Genre: Business & Economics

Make informed trading decisions regardless of the market's condition Savvy traders can make money in both up and down markets. Trading For Dummies is for investors at all levels who are looking for a clear guide to successfully trading stocks in any type of market. It is also for investors who have experience trading and who are looking for new, proven methods to enhance the profitability of their investments. This no-nonsense guide presents a proven system for analyzing stocks, trends, and indicators and setting a buy-and-sell range beforehand to decrease risk in any type of market. It stresses the practice of position trading, conducting technical analysis on a company and its performance, and utilizing research methods that enable the trader to strategically select both an entry and exit point before a stock is even purchased. This updated guide features updated stock charts, position trading tips and techniques, and fresh ways to analyze trends and indicators. Shows you how to take your portfolio to a higher level Explains how to assume more risk, reap more benefits, and build a portfolio This edition includes a new chapter on High Frequency Trading Trading For Dummies gives experienced and novice traders and investors alike the most-up-to-date information on trading wisely in any market.

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.

Jet Boats

Author: Michael Kirnak
Publisher: Frank Amato Publications
ISBN: 1571880887
Release Date: 1997-01-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

In this book, Kirnak explores: different types of jet boats and their strengths and weaknesses, buying tips to help you purchase the right boat for your needs, accessories, maintenance, practice maneuvering skills, safely running white water, reading water, possible dangers and how best to handle these situations, and much more. Kirnak has piloted jet boats for years, always with safety and fun as his priority, in this book you will find all you need to safely enjoy the exciting and challenging fun to be had with a jet boat.