Safety in Small Craft

Author(s): Mike Scanlan

Nautical - Seamanship

This is the essential reference and educational guide for ALL New Zealanders who go to sea in ALL types of boats or watercraft. Author Mike Scanlan is a Master Mariner.


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Mike Scanlan is a Master Mariner who learned the arts of navigation and seamanship from years of navigating many of the world's great passenger ships around the world. For more than thirty years as a lecturer at the New Zealand Maritime School, he has taught and examined professional masters and mates, becoming particularly involved in the teaching, examining and administration of Boatmaster and Yatchmaster classes, an interest he has maintained since teaching the first Safe Boating and Boatmaster classes to be introduced into New Zealand.

The Boat; Getting into Gear :Boat handling Equipment, Safety equipment Checklist, Livesaving Equipment, Communications Equipment and Navigation Equipment; Communications; Help!; The Weather; The Sea; Fire; Knowing the Ropes; Boat Stability; Handling your Boat; Survival at Sea Buoyage and Beaconag; The Rules of the Road; Navigation; Index

General Fields

  • : 9780473007515
  • : Coastguard Boating Education
  • : Coastguard Boating Education
  • : 261mm X 181mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Mike Scanlan
  • : Paperback
  • : 797.10289
  • : 168
  • : colour and black & white photographs, diagrams and illustrations