Boating Basics for New Boat Owners: Back to the
Includes downloadable forms for pre-launch checklist, float plan and creating your boating profile. A comprehensive guide to the Basics of Boating for first-time boat owners as well as experienced skippers with easy to understand instruction on a variety of boating subjects. Subjects covered include: navigation aids, getting underway, docking, fueling, trailer use, safety gear, outboard power & propulsion, winterizing, regular maintenance, basic navigation, marlinspike seamanship and much more. Plus professional marine surveyors give tips on buying a used boat and fiberglass experts and detailers give tips on gel coat repairs and putting a new shine on an old boat.