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The Australian boating manual
The Australian boating manual
Gandy, Dick2009
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Anyone studying for any kind of marine certificate, whether for recreational or commercial purposes, will undoubtedly find it to be exceptionally useful general reference. A commendable aspect of the book is the comprehension tests at the end of each chapter. The tests ensure that what you have just read is learnt and memorised.
Main title:
AUTHOR:
Gandy, Dick, author
Edition:
Fourth edition.
Imprint:
Sydney : Ocean Publications, 2009.Copyright Dick Gandy, 1996
Collation:
968 pages. : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm.
Notes:
Cover title.Includes index.
Contents:
Chapter 1. Buying & insuring a boat--Chapter 2. Training, certification & what to study--Chapter 3. Nautical terms, boat design, construction, fittings & rigs-- Chapter 4. Ropes, knots, splices & safety-- Chapter 5. Boat maintenance, hazardous materials & care of sails-- Chapter 6. IALA buoyage system & other colour illustrations--Chapter 7. Anchoring systems--Chapter 8. Boat handling & towing-- Chapter 9. Lifting equipment, winches & safety-- Chapter 10. Watchkeeping duties & nautical emergencies-- Chapter 11. International & local collision prevention regulations-- Chapter 12. Australian boating regulations, vessels in survey & pollution & environment protection-- Chapter 13. Load, buoyancy & stability-- Chapter 14. GNSS (GPS), AIS & electronic charts-- Chapter 15. Sounders, logs, autopilots & alarms-- Chapter 16. Radar, ARPA, SART & other radar transponders-- Chapter 17. Navigation -- compasses, bearings & headings-- Chart work & passage planning-- Tides & currents - Chapter 18. Radio, satellite & EPIRB communication-- Chapter 19. Work (occupational) health & safety -- First aid-Fire prevention & control -- Safety equipment, sea survival & rescue-- Work practices, communication & safety management system / plan-- Safe operations regulations-- Chapter 20. Meteorology (weather)-- Chapter 21. How engines work & their parts-- Chapter 22. Engine lubrication & cooling systems-- Chapter 23. Inboard diesel fuel system-- Chapter 24. Propulsion, gearboxes & propellers-- Chapter 25. Engine beds, exhaust, ventilation & soundproofing-- Chapter 26. Engine operation, alarms, controls & maintenance-- Chapter 27. Outboard engines-- Chapter 28. LPG & LPG engines-- Chapter 29. Bilges, pumps, auxiliary power, refrigeration & plumbing-- Chapter 30. Solar & other electrical systems-- Chapter 31. Rudders & steering systems---- Contacts - emergencies, weather & websites.
ISBN:
9780958097116 (hbk)
Dewey class:
623.880994
Language:
English
Added title:
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Brighton LibraryScience and Technology623.880994 GANOnloan - Due: 30 Oct 2019
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