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Powerboating: The RIB & Sportsboat Handbook


Peter White



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by Peter White

Powerboats are fast, fun and exhilarating. The sensation of speed as you skim across the water, the sun, the spray and the sea air combined make it an unforgettable experience, but the powerboat must be handled with care and treated with respect. This is the ideal guide whether you’re a beginner needing an introduction or an expert seeking a refresher. Bursting with over 200 photographs and illustrations, this is your perfect companion for having fun and staying safe on the water.

Covering choosing the right boat, engine and trailer; getting afloat; boat handling; rules of the road; troubleshooting; man overboard; and much more. Also included are the key facts you need for the required exams. Recommended for anyone thinking about going afloat in any powered craft – dinghy, sportsboat, inflatable, small cruiser, semi-rigid inflatable boat – up to 30 ft long.

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Dimensions (cm):21.0 x 17.0

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