Tropical Cruising Handbook

This book provides everything you need to know about sailing the worldís tropical oceans, including weather patterns & sea conditions, reef navigation, anchoring & other key tropical seamanship skills, tropical passage planning and making, & much more.


Radar for Mariners

This complete, in-depth manual shows you how to:
Choose the best radar model for your sail- or powerboat
Install, adjust, and operate your system
Interpret the images on your radar screen
Pilot your boat and track the movements of vessels around you
Use radar to track and avoid squalls, to outmaneuver competitors in a yacht race, and for other specialized tasks
Interface your radar with a digital compass, GPS, or electronic chart


Boatowners Mechanical and Electrical Manual

If itís on a boat and it has screws, wires, or moving parts, itís covered. When you leave the dock with this book aboard, you have at your fingertips the best and most comprehensive advice on:
battery technologies, 12- and 24-volt DC systems;
corrosion, bonding, and lightning protection; generators, inverters, and battery chargers; electric motors and electric lights;
marine electronics, antennas, and RFI; diesel engines;
and much much more.


GPS for Mariners: A Guide for the Recreational Boater

A book to help you get the most of your handheld GPS or chartplotter, connect your GPS unit to your onboard navigation system (PC, radar, or autopilot), and much more.