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THE CORNELL MARITIME PRESS......................................82
OTHER MARITIME BOOKS. ..............................................87
The New Hawsepipe
LeonardW. Lambert.This book
takes the mystery out of all Coast Guard and STCW
95 requirements.This guide will take you step-by-step
through classes, exams, sea time, and how to build
positive relationships with Coast Guard personnel.
Size:5.5”x8.5”• tables, index•196pp.
The Complete Book of Anchoring and Moor-
Revised 2nd Edition Earl R. Hinz. Anchoring
systems, techniques, and permanent moorings for
boats from twelve to eighty feet in length. A number
of revolutionary anchor concepts have appeared on
the boating scene. This is the state-of-the-art source
book for the boating world.
Size:6”x9”•106 illustrations,88bwphotos,tables,and
charts, index•352pp.
David Owen Bell. The basics of rud-
ders, propellers, lines, and fenders used on small to
medium-sized boats are completely explored. For
each type of propulsion, techniques are described for
maneuvering, and handling the boat in close quarters.
The author also clarifies the effects of wind and current.
Size:4.5”x7”•50 illustrations, index•112pp.
Essential Seamanship
Richard Henderson. The
most important and practical elements of seamanship
and nautical knowledge needed by today’s small boat
skipper. To serve the novice, most boating terms are
defined when they are introduced. Numerous drawings
and photographs illustrate the clear text.
Size: 4.25”x7” • 132 bw illustrations • 318pp. ISBN: 978-
Preliminary Design of Boats and Ships
Hamlin. Written by an experienced naval architect, it
prepares intelligent amateurs to create conceptual vessel
designs ready for a naval architect’s finishing touches.
This volume covers a variety of watercraft, so it can be
equally useful if you’re envisioning a cruising yacht or
a sixty-foot fishing boat.
Size:7”x10”•116 illustrations, index•316pp.
First Aid Afloat: Instructional Guide for
Handling Emergencies the Correct Way
Fabian Steffen.When onboard a seagoing
vessel, even minor accidents has the potential
to become life-threatening. Being prepared
and knowing essential first aid care can be
the difference between life and death. This
instructional guide offers a quick overview for
the correct way to provide first aid in case of
illness, burns, fractures, frostbite, hypothermia, and much more.
Size:9.125”x8.125”•61color illustrations•82pp.
Advanced First Aid Afloat
5th Edition. Peter F.
Eastman, John M. Levinson, M.D., Editor. Using layman’s
language and step-by-step instructions that take the
reader from diagnosis through treatment to follow-up
care. Photographs and diagrams, including lists of drugs,
also included a section on the unique needs of children.
Size:6”x9”•50color/bw illustrations•234pp.
The Boater’s Medical Companion
Robert S. Gould.
This selection is designed for those who need to know
how to deal with medical emergencies on board. The
book is clear, explicit, and spiced with anecdotes from
the authors own adventures afloat.
Size: 4.5”x7” • 20 bw illustrations • 128pp. ISBN: 978-0-
Study Guide for Marine Fire Prevention, Fire-
fighting, & Fire Safety
Capt. Sean P. Tortora, USMS.
This study guide offers up-to-date information for a
better understanding of the principles and method-
ologies involved in marine firefighting while utilizing
current-day examples, equipment, and techniques. In
twelve easy-to-follow lessons, students will gain the
knowledge to not only successfully fight shipboard
fires, but also prevent such fires in order to keep his/
her ship and all that ply the seas onboard safe.
Size:7”x10”•116color/bw images•176pp.
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