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Adventures With Jonny

Adventures With Jonny

A book intended to pique a child's interest in the sport of fishing. Also educates adults on the proper ways to introduce children to the fine sport of fishing covering all the basics from initial equipment, basic fishing rigs, how to cast, where to fish and what baits to use.

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Boat Green

Boat Green

50 Steps Boaters Can Take to Save Our Waters.  From biodiesel to bottom paint – a practical handbook for boaters.  Boat Green is pragmatic, practical and well researched, yet at the same time inspiring and supportive of the challenges facing boaters.

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Boater101

Boater101

Boater101 offers boaters a fun and informative way to learn boating basics. This book is perfect for both adults and youth who are new boaters or looking to brush up on their boating knowledge.

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Bur Bur’s Boating ABC’s

Bur Bur’s Boating ABC’s

Join Bur Bur and his parents for a boat ride. Kids learn boating basics, along with all the things they’ll see in and on the water in this read-aloud book.

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Bur Bur’s Fishing Adventure

Bur Bur’s Fishing Adventure

Drop anchor with Bur Bur and his dad. This book takes children on a first-time fishing adventure.

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Good Old Boat Galley Book

The Good Old Boat Galley Book is about simplifying life in your boat's galley. It isn't so much about what sailors cook as it is about how they manage to do it in a space the size of most shoreside bathrooms. It's about making do as well as doing without. It's a book about the basics — stoves and fuels and provisioning — as well as tips, tricks, and tools to make sure you never have to head for shore just because you're hungry.

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My First Picture Book of Boating Words

My First Picture Book of Boating Words

This unique picture book is designed to teach young children about boating words. It's a great way to develop their interest in boating at a young age. And it's fun for parents and grandparents also!
 

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Take Me Fishing

Take Me Fishing

Here is great angling writing from the best writers in the business. With proceeds going to FishAmerica, to help keep waters and fish healthy, and the Future Fisherman Foundation for education programs for children.

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WaterSmart From the Start - Instructor Guide

WaterSmart From the Start - Instructor Guide

The instructor manual and CD contains the instructor and student manual, a pre-test and a post-test with answers. The instructor manual is designed so anyone can be the facilitator, no knowledge of boating is necessary.
One instructor manual can easily support a class size of 10-20 students.

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WaterSmart From the Start - Student Manual

WaterSmart From the Start - Student Manual

Welcome to the computerized, self-paced, educational boating game that will challenge users of all ages.  The ultimate goal of the game is to teach children safe boating practices.  Children can carry these practices with them when their friends and family go out on the water.  You don’t have to own a boat to enjoy the water. By understanding the skills learned from this game it will make your day on the water much more fun and safe.

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"Color-a-Fish" Freshwater Fish Coloring Book

"Color-a-Fish" Freshwater Fish Coloring Book

These 11" x 8.5" inch books feature sunfish, darters, trout, bass, perch, and other fish species in an easy-to-color format. The books contain 16 pages and are full-color throughout. Each page's fish is accompanied with a full-color illustration provided as a coloring guide.


 

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"Saved by the Jacket" books

"Saved by the Jacket" books

This 5 1/4 x 8 1/2 inch 64-page book contains true, on-the-water stories from those who gratefully acknowledge the lifesaving capabilities of life jackets. Read “Saved by the Jacket” and learn the lessons the survivors have to share.


 

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"Saved by the Jacket-2007" books

"Saved by the Jacket-2007" books

This 6 x 9 inch 36-page book contains true, on-the-water stories from those who gratefully acknowledge the lifesaving capabilities of life jackets. This is a BRAND NEW 2007 edition complete with new stories.


 

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Boating Safety Sidekicks "GO FISHING" books

Boating Safety Sidekicks "GO FISHING" books

This section offers sampler packs and case quantities of Boating Safety Sidekicks "GO FISHING" activity books. Each 8" x 8" full-color book is 16 pages and provides useful safety information and activities about boating, fishing, and paddling in kayaks and canoes.

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Boating Safety Sidekicks "GO PADDLING" books

Boating Safety Sidekicks "GO PADDLING" books

This section offers sampler packs and case quantities of Boating Safety Sidekicks "GO PADDLING" activity books. Each 8" x 8" full-color book is 16 pages and provides useful safety information and activities about boating, fishing, and paddling in kayaks and canoes.

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Boating Safety Sidekicks "Navigation Rules" booklet

Boating Safety Sidekicks "Navigation Rules" booklet

These 16-page, full-color, 8.25 x 11 inch booklets introduce kids to the world of boating with a special emphasis on boating navigation rules. This youth activity book features the “Boating Safety Sidekicks” as prominent characters, along with SIDEKICKS ON COURSE.COM. The book has a centerpiece board game and includes a crossword puzzle, Sudoku, scrambles, match up and eight scenario “what if’s”, all with crossovers to the awareness portion.

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Boating Safety Sidekicks books

Boating Safety Sidekicks books

This section offers sampler packs and case quantities of the award-winning series of Boating Safety Sidekicks activity books.

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Boating Secrets: 127 Top Tips to Help You Buy and Enjoy Your Boat

Boating Secrets: 127 Top Tips to Help You Buy and Enjoy Your Boat

  A multi-purpose reference guide to help new and seasoned boaters get the most out of their investment. Inside you'll find many tips, stories, definitions, and references to a boaters everyday needs while spending time out on the waters with family and/or friends or making that decision to purchase either their first or next boat. These facts are being represented through a series of interviews with eleven marine industry experts in their field.

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Global Marine Distress & Safety System for Recreational Boaters booklet

Global Marine Distress & Safety System for Recreational Boaters booklet

FREE! The Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) is an international system using advanced communication technology.

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I Want to go to the Lake With my Dog

I Want to go to the Lake With my Dog

Water sports are something that can be truly enjoyed for a lifetime.  The greatest joy is to see a person get up on one ski the first time, go off a jump ramp, or land a wakeboard flip.  Water sports are a great way to exercise, have fun, and spend time with friends.  This book is the story of a young girl who gets to take her dog to the lake with her, learn to ski, and most importantly, learn water safety.

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Power Boating For Dummies®

Power Boating For Dummies®

Written by Randy Vance, a lifelong boater and editor-in-chief of
Boating Life magazine, this simple book presents straightforward guidance on everything from buying, operating, and enjoying a power boat to acing the boating safety exam, docking and mooring, conducting routine maintenance and repairs, and even choosing the best vacation options.

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Safe Boating Tips for Anglers, Hunters and Campers booklet

Safe Boating Tips for Anglers, Hunters and Campers booklet

FREE! The booklet covers safe boating tips for anglers, hunters and campers.

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The Amazing Adventures of Boat Girl

The Amazing Adventures of Boat Girl

The Amazing Adventures of Boat Girl is a fun and educational children’s book designed to teach both boys and girls about the adventures of boating while reinforcing boat safety. Includes fun extras like Boat Girl’s Safety Rules to follow, basic boating terms for kids and a personal log for your boat kid’s first amazing boating adventures making it a keepsake for memories on the water.

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The Modern History of Recreational Boating Safety

The Modern History of Recreational Boating Safety

The Modern History of Recreational Boating Safety explores the 50 year history by not only covering recreational boating safety but also focuses on the organizations that were involved in defining, promoting, and enforcing safe boating.

 

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Used Boat Buying Guide

Used Boat Buying Guide

Want specific strategies that will take the stress out of buying a boat? The new Used Boat Buying Guide by 20-year yachting industry veteran David Tomen will take you step-by-step through the buying process from search to closing and getting her home.

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Waterway Guide

Waterway Guide

Updated annually by on-the-water cruising editors and office staff, these resources are the indispensable cruising companions for boaters exploring the Bahamas as far south as the Turks & Caicos and Cuba to the upper reaches of Maine, and includes the Great Lakes to the Gulf Coast, from South Padre Island, TX, to the Keys. Each guide features mile-by-mile navigation information, aerial photography with marked routes, marina listings and locater charts, anchorage information and expanded "Goin' Ashore" articles on ports along the way.

 

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