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  • A Guide to Small Boat Emergencies
    One of the Coast Guard's leading authorities on water safety and rescue offers a handbook filled with practical advice and useful tips that could save lives.
    http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1557509131/sandybaymarinere
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  • Safety Preparations for Cruising
    Safety Preparations for Cruising begins with a discussion of general preparations and proceeds to comprehensively cover safety material related to every facet of cruising. Topics include the structural integrity of the vessel and its potential for breakdowns, basic skills, dangerous situations and more.
    http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1574090224/sandybaymarinere
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  • The Complete Book of Anchoring & Mooring
    The Complete Book addresses anchoring systems, techniques, and permanent moorings for boats from twelve feet to eighty feet in length. It covers monohulls, multihulls, light displacement sail-boats, cruisers, sportfishers, passagemakers, and workboats. In short, it is for all recreational and working boats in this size range.The book deals not only with anchor behavior, but also with the rode assembly, riding stoppers, and the human factors.
    http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0870334522/sandybaymarinere
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  • The Onboard Medical Handbook
    First Aid & Emergency Medicine Afloat. Coverage includes shock and CPR; injuries, burns, fractures; poisoning; shipboard dentistry and dermatology; drowning, hypothermia, seasickness, diving medicine; sunburn and heat illness; dangerous sea life; shipboard pediatrics and gynecology; a ship's medicine chest; and emergency radio stations and procedures.
    http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0070242747/sandybaymarinere
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  • The Weather Handbook
    Here is a book that explains how to accurately predict weather patterns through observations of the clouds and wind and through clear-eyed readings of weather maps.
    http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0924486767/sandybaymarinere
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  • Understanding Weatherfax
    Armed with this book and a current weatherfax chart you will have all the essentials for making your own forcast no matter where you are in the world.
    http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1574090313/sandybaymarinere
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  • Your Offshore Doctor
    Written by a knowledgeable seagoing physician, this book addresses the medical layman. It is thoroughly illustrated and presented in a format that is easy to follow, even in an emergency. Covering a wide range of medical problems that may be encountered at sea, Dr. Beilan explains how to prepare medical histories of the crew before leaving on a voyage; set up a medical kit according to the type of voyage to be made; determine priorities in the event of a problem; make a tentative diagnosis and proceed with treatmen; and provide aftercare for the patient until medical authorities can be reached.
    http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1574090135/sandybaymarinere
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