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THE BOATING COMPANION: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR LIFE ON THE WATER
Author: Robert Beattie
Publisher: PERSEUS / RUNNING PRESS, May 2008
The ultimate portable reference to all kinds of boats, including info about power boats, sailboats, jet skis, yachts, canoes, kayaks, & more. Illus; 6.5x8 inches, 144 pgs.
Planning to go on a boating trip and hoping to avoid a Gilligans Island-type situation? Whether youre just getting into boating or have been doing it for years, this is the ultimate handbook to have on deck. Unlike other reference guides, this one is rugged, durable, and splash-resistant in a zip-around, waterproof cover, guaranteeing that even if the seas get rough, your handy guide wont leave you stranded with running ink and blotted pages. The same innovative thinking and attention to detail has gone into preparing the contents. This is the ultimate portable reference to all kinds of boats, including information about power boats, sailboats, jet skis, yachts, canoes, kayaks, and more. With illustrated sections covering everything from how to get started and finance your new hobby to keeping the family fed and entertained onboard, this book gives practical advice for all scenarios and situations. Its one of the only boating guides to include cooking information, survival techniques, and fun family activities, perfect for all of the 71 million boaters in the country.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
ROBERT BEATTIE is a gifted author and journalist. He has invaluable experiences as an outdoorsman and seaman and has written three books. He currently lives in Brighton, England.