Stress-Free Motorboating is the answer to all single and short-handed crews' prayers. Extensively illustrated with step-by-step photographs and diagrams, this highly practical handbook tackles the most common motorboating scenarios anyone will ever have to manage, whether cruising along a river or around the coast.
The author covers groundbreaking and dependable procedures for getting off (and then back on to ) a berth, anchoring, picking up mooring buoys, boat-handling in tides and fast-flowing rivers, managing locks and even picking up a man overboard. QR codes link to helpful instructional action videos to clarify the procedures, and invaluable advice is given about fuel monitoring, engine care and maintenance - in fact all the essential issues that affect motorboats.
Whether you're aboard a sports runabout or a 60-foot displacement cruiser, crossing the Channel or pottering along a river or coast, Stress-Free Motorboating will make life aboard that much easier - and with less stress comes more enjoyment for everyone.