Power Boating For Dummies is a guide to power boating for both new and experienced boaters. It advises readers of necessary boating supplies, safety concerns and equipment, accessories, and includes locations of boating facilities, and how to safely pilot the ship.
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|Title of eBook: Power Boating For Dummies|
|Release Date: 04-13-2009|
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|Publisher: For Dummies|
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Power Boating For Dummies
Chapter OnePowering Up to Be a Boater
In This Chapter
* Getting to know your boat-y self
* Landing the boat of your dreams
* Leading your boat to water
* Keeping your boat running with routine maintenance
What attracts you to the idea of boating? Is it speeding through the water with a water-skier in tow? Is it fishing for hours out in the middle of a lake or ocean? Is it going on overnight cruises to other ports? Whatever draws you to this pastime, there's no doubt that power boating is a commitment. First you plunk down the cash for a boat and motor, and then you carve the time out of your schedule to use it. But how do you know if you'll like it?
You can't know for sure until you give it the old college try, and some boaters give up the game soon after taking it up. But it's a different story for most boaters I know - by now, they're on their third or fourth boat. Personally, I'm on my ninth boat, and I would give up cable TV, my gym membership, my truck, and air conditioning before I'd give up my boat.
In this chapter, I guide you through the process of deciding whether power boating is for you and give you an overview of what you need to know in order to acquire, use, and care for a power boat.
You Might Be a Boater If ...
Boaters are like birds of a feather. As you get to know them, you'll find they come from all walks of life, but the better you get to know them, the more you find they're bonded to boating because boating causes them to bond with each other.
Here's why I love boating: As my kids have approached their teen years - my thir...