The U.S. boating public can improve their safety preparedness and prevention with this new all-in-one boating safety book. The book is geared to operators of large and small recreational boats, in all waterways nationwide. Water Wise presents the information skippers need in a very readable, direct way. Chapters cover safe practices, weather, PFDs and survival rafts, signals, survival, first aid, fire fighting, and more. It is well illustrated with line drawings and photographs. Published by University of Alaska Sea Grant and U.S. Marine Safety Association. 200 pgs. 1999 Pub.
Winner of three awards:
Winner of the 2000 Gold Award for excellence in the 1-3 color publications category, Agricultural Communicators in Education
Honorable Mention in the 1999 Blue Pencil Competition, National Association of Government Communicators
Winner of the People's Choice Award at the 1999 Sea Grant Week meeting in Portland, Oregon