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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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Beach House Publications

 Beach House Publications

Beach House Publications brings you The Great Book Of Anchorages. Whether you’re just out for the weekend or doing your dream cruise,The Great Book Of Anchorages series will enhance your boating experience.

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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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100 Fast & EasyBoat Improvements

100 Fast & EasyBoat Improvements

From the acclaimed author of This Old Boat comes a unique collection of do-it-yourself projects that any boat owner can complete over the course of a single weekend--with simple tools and minimal skills.

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A Treasure at Sea for Dragon and Me

A Treasure at Sea for Dragon and Me

When a dragon comes to play with a little girl, her father takes them both to the beach. The friendly beast makes one foolhardy mistake after another: charging into the water before a parent gives the OK, diving from the pier without checking the water's depth, and swimming beyond the buoyed ropes into deep water. Thanks to the little girl, her dad, and the lifeguard, the dragon survives his morning at the beach and works up an appetite for their well-stocked picnic basket.

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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 Food: The Cookbook for Boaters

Boat Food: The Cookbook for Boaters

Boat Food provides a wide selection of meals and appetizers that can be prepared and transferred or completed on the boat. A delicious assortment of over 350 delicious recipes has been adapted to cook and enjoy with the water as a backdrop, meeting the occasion of every outing. Available now at BarnesandNoble.com and Amazon.

 

 

 

 

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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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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 Savvy – What KNOT to Do: Often-overlooked and Lesser-known Keys To Safe and Smart Power Boating

Boating Savvy – What KNOT to Do: Often-overlooked and Lesser-known Keys To Safe and Smart Power Boating

This insightful, informative and current guide outlines often-overlooked and lesser-known keys to safe and smart recreational power boating that you won't find anywhere else. It offers excellent safety advice, helpful how-to info, wise ways to avoid a variety of costly problems, and even a few tips that will save you fuel while boating. (It has very little to do with actual knots)

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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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Boating Skills and Seamanship, 13th Edition

Boating Skills and Seamanship, 13th Edition

Developed and refined through 35 years of Coast Guard Auxiliary training courses, Boating Skills and Seamanship is your perfect introduction to recreational boating's fundamentals. Great for beginning and intermediate powerboaters alike, it offers you the basics of choosing, equipping, and handling a small to midsize powerboat.

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Buck Wilder's Little Skipper Boating Guide: A Complete Introduction to the World of Boating for Little Skippers of All Ages

Buck Wilder

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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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Emergency Navigation, 2nd Edition

Emergency Navigation, 2nd Edition

Every sailor knows that instruments can fail. Things get wet, break, fall overboard. Whether you’re safe on your boat or drifting in a life raft, let David Burch show you how to find your way no matter what navigational equipment you have. Often relying on common materials like a small stick, a plastic bottle, even a pair of sunglasses, Burch explains how to make use of all available means--from the ancient skills of Polynesian navigators to the contrails of airliners overhead--to calculate speed, direction, latitude, and longitude and to perform all aspects of piloting and dead reckoning.

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Fifty Places to Sail Before You Die: Sailing Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations

Fifty Places to Sail Before You Die: Sailing Experts Share the World

Landlubbers joke that sailors are always wanting to head off to the ends of the earth, but Chris Santella takes that life-changing desire very seriously. In this, the third installment in his immensely successful “Fifty Places” series, Santella assembles a crew of the world’s greatest championship racers and professional adventurers and persuades them to disclose their favorite destinations around the globe.
 

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Getting Started in Powerboating

Getting Started in Powerboating

There’s nothing like the thrill of skimming over the waves at the helm of a fast powerboat. And the thrill is even greater when you’re driving the boat that’s right for you and handling it with skill and confidence. This third edition of Getting Started in Powerboating gives you 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.

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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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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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How to Read a Nautical Chart

How to Read a Nautical Chart

In 2000, the U.S. government ceased publication of Chart No. 1, the invaluable little book that generations of mariners have consulted to make sense of the complex system of signs, symbols, and graphic elements used in nautical charts. Now Chart No. 1 is not just reborn but expanded and improved in How to Read a Nautical Chart. The demand for a book like this has never been greater.

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How to Sail on a Budget (Sailmate)

How to Sail on a Budget (Sailmate)

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Ingenious Angler

Ingenious Angler

From optimizing a boat for fishing, to maintaining rods and reels, to improving store-bought lures or creating lures from scratch, here are 101 ingenious money-saving projects and do-it-yourself tips guaranteed to help small-boat anglers save money, catch more fish, and have more fun.
 

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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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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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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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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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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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