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Marine Electronics, GPS, Radar

paperback, Bill Morris, 182 pages, 8.5x11 inches, ISBN: 9781948494243
A successful ocean passage on a small to midsize sailing vessel means keeping things as simple as possible. The Captain’s Guide to: Alternative Energy Afloat gives you the most detailed, up-to-date advice on marine solar, wind and water power systems, to prepare your vessel for an ocean crossing...

Paperback, David Burch, 98 pages, 6 x 9 inches, ISBN: 9780914025603
Our guiding principle for this booklet was to provide a means of learning and executing a position fix at sea when a vessel has run out of power and all the batteries have been consumed, so there is no GPS available. We wanted a solution that is compact and inexpensive, using tables and...

Paperback, Max H. Carpenter, 48 pages, 8.5 x 11 inches, ISBN: 9780870332043
This manual/workbook provides the means for an operator to develop an at-a-glance capacity on a stabilized relative motion radar. Once the system of a oeSituation Recognitiona has been achieved and mastered, a multitude of targets can be handled safely and surely, and collision avoidance becomes...

Paperback, Denise Bréhaut, 128 pages, 6 x 9 inches, ISBN: 9781472945686
The Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS)--the revolutionary maritime equivalent of 911--provides a fast and efficient way of calling for assistance at sea, whatever the size of craft or its location. Denise Bréhaut explains the system and clearly outlines the procedures...

Paperback, Pat Manley, 152 pages, 6.7 x 8.3 inches, ISBN: 9781909911109
Essental Boat Electrics removes the mystique of boat electrics. The simple language & clear illustrations will help you understand what is going on & show you how to carry out the many electrical jobs onboard effectively & safely. Included are tutorials, from using a multimeter and...

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Paperback, David Burch, ISBN: 9780071830393
Learn to become an expert small-craft radar operator. Nothing beats radar for guiding your boat through the darkest night or the thickest fog. Radar enables you to plot a fix from just a single buoy or landmark, and it is the only navigation tool that tells you not just where you are, but who...

Paperback, Ed Sherman, ISBN: 9780071810777
Save time and money with this state-of-the-art guide to the latest, most advanced diagnostic equipment and techniques"Ed Sherman is one of America's great teachers and communicators of marine technology. "--Tim Murphy, former executive editor, Cruising World. Whether you are a marine electronics...

Paperback, Charlie Wing, 320 pages, 11 x 8 inches, ISBN: 9780071446440
Keep your boat's electrical systems running and reliable. Boat owner's Illustrated Electrical Handbook is perfect for learning how your boat's electrical system and much of its equipment works, and it will be an invaluable guide when adding equipment as well. . This book needs to be in every...

Paperback, Miner Brotherton, revised by Ed Sherman, 189 pages, 6 x 9 inches, ISBN: 9780071392334
A clear, non-threatening introduction to 12-volt electrical systems used on small boats. Thoroughly updated as to modern equipment, materials and practices while retaining the simplicity that made the first edition a boating best-seller.

Paperback, John Payne, 86 pages, 6 x 9 inches, ISBN: 9781574091625
An easy-to-understand guide to the foundation of a marine electrical system: batteries and the systems that charge them. Topics include types, selection, safety, installation, maintenance, charging, alternators, regulators and more. Photos.

Paperback, John Payne, 86 pages, 6 x 9 inches, ISBN: 9781574091632
Well illustrated, confidence-inspiring guide to wiring and wiring standards, electricity basics, circuit protection, planning and installation, switches, grounding and much more. Makes boat wiring much more logical and far less intimidating.

Paperback, Edgar J. Beyn, 232 pages, 6 x 9 inches, ISBN: 1878797131
Covers basic electricity, switches, troubleshooting, engine instruments, safety standards, solar power, batteries, pumps, electrolytic corrosion. Practical solutions to common problems.

Mayday Radio Guide
Laminated, Ken Englert, 8.5 x 11 inches
Quick reference waterproof card that tells you exactly what to say in an emergency. Tucks right in next to your VHF. Room to write your boat name, radio call sign, and description.

Paperback, Robert Sweet, 176 pages, 7.3 x 0.3 x 9.3 inches, ISBN: 9780071713993
The operator's manual that should come with every boater's GPS receiver or chart plotter. Since the first edition of GPS for Mariners, GPS has achieved almost universal acceptance. No one needs to be told in detail how the system works or why it is reliable anymore. Boaters today accept GPS as...

Using Radar
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Paperback, Robert Avis, 82 pages, 65 x 95 inches, ISBN: 9781574091052
Explains how to make best use of small craft radar including discussions of navigation and collision avoidance. A thoroughly practical guide for every small boat navigator.

Paperback, John C. Payne, 106 pages, 5.5 x 8.5 inches, ISBN: 9781574092622
From John C. Payne, one of the foremost international authorities on marine electrical systems and electronics, comes a new title in his successful series of easy to understand yet thorough treatments of technical issues facing every boat owner. whether sail or power. Each volume is concise,...

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Paperback, Joel McNamara, 408 pages, 9.5 x 7.5 inches, ISBN: 9780470156230
Need directions? Are you good at getting lost? Then GPS is just the technology you?ve dreamed of, and GPS For Dummies is what you need to help you make the most of it. If you have a GPS unit or plan to buy one, GPS For Dummies, 2nd Edition helps you compare GPS technologies, units, and uses....

Paperback, Bob Sweet, 16 pages, 4 x 9 inches, ISBN: 9780071423717
Panels of concisely ordered information folding into a compact size. Covers position finding, entering and using waypoints, more. Good for use with any GPS. Waterproof.

Paperback, Bob Sweet, 16 pages, 4 x 9 inches, ISBN: 71430474
Covers basic use of VHF and SSB radio including emergency procedures. 14 waterproof panels full of information folding to a very compact size.

Hardcover, Don Casey, 171 pages, 7.5 x 9.5 inches, ISBN: 9780070366497
How to install wiring, make good, safe connections, troubleshoot problems, avoid shore power problems, lightning protection, and much more. Clear, easy-to-follow drawings.

Paperback, Mike Harris, 117 pages, 8.5 x 5.5 inches, ISBN: 9781574092158
An up-to-date guide to forecasting the weather from radio and internet fax charts. Explains sources of weatherfax images, receiving equipment, interpreting techniques and much more.

Paperback, Capt. George H. Reid, 64 pages, 6 x 9 inches, ISBN: 9781574090239
All the boater needs to know to understand their compass, how it works, how to detect errors and faulty compasses, repair and adjust it. Includes step-by-step instructions for swinging ship and setting up deviation tables.