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Knight's Modern Seamanship


by Capt. John V. Noel, Jr.

A comprehensive text on the skills required at sea. Written for those who handle big ships; matters such as navigation, loading, trim, and maneuvering in close quarters are covered. It contains excellent chapters on rescue operations, oceanography, and especially weather. Hardbound, 6" x 9 1/4", 782 pgs.

  • the rules of the road—you get clear explanations of right of way, the use of radar to avoid collisions, and the law in fog; included is the complete text of the Inland Navigational Rules Act of 1980. Every vessel over 12 meters in length is required by law to have a copy of these rules on board.
  • shiphandling—you’ll find expert discussions on docking, mooring, and anchoring; helicopter operations; and ice seamanship
  • ship and boat operation—you get concise explanations of ship structure and stability, propulsion and steering, ground tackle, and cargo handling and underway replenishment


  • Knight's Modern Seamanship - 18th Ed.
    #BH049 $190.00




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