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Single I/O Boat Handling

The Boaters Guide to Single I/O Boat Handling

Learn how to handle your single engine inboard/outboard efficiently in both tight quarters and open water using a step-by-step approach that gives you a real feel for operating your boat.

This program covers all the controls and related instruments typical of single engine inboard/outboard powered craft, including wheel, throttles, trim and tilt as well as the effect of using them through basic to advanced maneuvers.

Demonstrations include the basics of forward, reverse and turning maneuvers, prop wash and paddle-wheel effect along with how they effect boat movement. It also includes the proper way to use the power tilt and trim controls for various speeds and sea conditions.

Docking your boat is demonstrated for both docks and slips, showing the various dock line setups and the purpose of each. It includes the procedures to use when approaching and departing docks and entering and departing slips under various wind and current conditions.

The final segment of this program covers the maneuvers for handling your boat in close quarters under tight and crowded conditions.

Find all the skills you need to become proficient and confident at boat handling in tight quarters and open water.

DVD Menu:
• Control functions
• Boat maneuvers
• Departing a dock
• Departing a slip
• Approaching a dock
• Entering a slip
• Close quarter maneuvers

H451DVD
40 min.
SRP: $34.95


BOAT HANDLING & SAFETY

DON'T HIT THE DOCK
the boaters guide to BOAT HANDLING & SAFETY
Marinas, Launches & Inlets

A Must-Have for Every Level of Boater!

Teaches Mooring & Docking, Wind & Current, Rules of the Road, Navigation Lights, Safety, Fuel & Waste Management

An excellent hands-on guide to boat handling and safety in a marina or harbor for the novice or refresher for the experienced boater. Divided into six sections, this program will help boaters gain valuable information about handling a boat safely and responsibly in and around marinas, launches and inlets.

Teaches:

General
• Weather
• Safety Equipment
• GPS,
• VHF Radio
• Dealing with Emergencies
• MOB
• Flooding
• MAYDAY


Mooring and Docking
• Types of Boats
• Paddle-wheel Effect
• Backing & Turning
• Effects of Wind & Current
• Types of Docks & Slips
• Approaching & Departing Docks
• Entering & Departing Slips
• How to Cleat a Dock Line
• Mooring Buoys


Rules of the Road
• Right of Way
• Boat Crossings
• Channels
• Great Lakes
• Sailing Vessels
• Restricted Visibility
• Navigation Lights & Sounds


Fueling the boat
• Ignition Potential
• Fuel Spill
• Starting the Engine


Waste management
• Gray & Black water
• Trash & Cleaning your Boat

N8996DVD
40 min.
SRP: $29.95


US COAST GUARD LICENSE
USCG (Six-Pack) and 100-Ton Master

All the information you'll need to help you get your USCG Captains License Advanced Piloting & Rules of the Road!

The Coast Guard License is internationally recognized as one of the ultimate tests of boating ability. It will not only give you the freedom to carry paying passengers on your own vessel, but can be the ticket to many high paying and exciting jobs in the marine world. This program is ideal for mariners seeking a US Coast Guard License as Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels (Six Pack), or 100 Ton Master. To obtain a license, specific requirements are required. Licenses are usually awarded based on the number of years of sailing experience and the tonnage that the licensee can handle.

If you are planning to take paying passengers on your boat, you will need to pass the U.S. Coast Guard captain's exam. This program teaches all the information needed to prepare, study and pass the test. Not only does it cover the essentials of the license test, but it is the definitive program of the complete Rules of the Road, Advanced Piloting and much more. With detailed advice and exam practice, this program is your companion guide to passing the test and securing your license.

Subjects Covered Include
• Introduction
• Rules of the Road
• Right of Way
• Signals
• Arc & Visibility of Lights
• Pecking Order
• Lights & Dayshapes
• Distress Signals
• Navigation in General
• Tides
• Seamanship in General
• Marlinspike Seamanship
• Boat Handling
• Safety
• Regulations
• Stability
• Chart Navigation

N394DVD
53 min.
UPC: 097278003949
SRP: $44.95


 

The Smart Boating Series

The BEST SERIES available & DEFINITIVE "MUST HAVE" GUIDE for the Boater!

"Smart Boating is filled with essential information that every boater needs to be aware of… beginners and professionals alike."
- Jeff Hammond, Founder, Power and Motoryacht Magazine

The Smart Boating Series has more content than any other recreational boating course available and is the definitive Professional Guide for the Boater. Loaded with real-world examples from Captain Steve Larivee, a licensed captain with over 30-years experience, each program will take you from boating basics to a professional, advanced level in no time.

A step-by-step approach, illustrative examples, clear demonstrations, followed by a question and answer format review of the subjects taught, allows you to gain the knowledge needed to become proficient in all aspects of boating.

The complete series will prepare you for any States Certification test with over 290 questions that reinforce the materials learned. The series includes actual on-the-water footage and over 10-hours of step-by-step lessons. Highly recommended!

About the Host: Captain Steve Larivee is a licensed captain with over 30 years of experience. He is the founder and president of Maritime Smarts, the innovative marine education company dedicated to creating a better method of learning recreational boating. His wealth of information and insight is invaluable. It is his desire to pass on this knowledge, so that the most common and uncommon dangers in the water may be avoided.


 

Smart Boating DVD Set

SAVE $20! Get the 5 DVD Set!
Reg. $149.75 5 DVD Set
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Includes: Rules Of the Road, Aids to Navigation, Basic Navigation, Emergencies Afloat, Requirements For Recreational Boaters

Bonus Material - Each program comes with valuable bonus material for download. These forms can be accessed via your computer.

Includes: Beaufort Wind Scale, Nautical Chart Symbols & Abbreviations, Homeland Security Warning VHF Marine Radios Frequencies, Nautical Dictionary, Navigational Aids Chart, Pre-Departure Checklist, Printable Float Plan, PWIA Environmental Guide, PWIA Riding Rules, State Towing Laws, Survival Kit, Types of PFD, USCG Rules Of The Road, Vessel Fuel Log.


SSMART5DVD
$129.75



 

Smart Boating - Rules Of the Road

The Smart Boating Series has more content than any other recreational boating course available and is the definitive Professional Guide for the Boater. Loaded with real-world examples from Captain Steve Larivee, a licensed captain with over 30-years experience, each program will take you from boating basics to a professional, advanced level in no time.

A step-by-step approach, illustrative examples, clear demonstrations, followed by a question and answer format review of the subjects taught, allows you to gain the knowledge needed to become proficient in all aspects of boating.

The complete series will prepare you for any States Certification test with over 290 questions that reinforce the materials learned. The series includes actual on-the-water footage and over 10-hours of step-by-step lessons.

In this program learn an overview of the Rules of the Road that all recreational boaters need to know. You'll be exposed to everyday situations and learn how to handle each one correctly.

Subjects covered include:
• Right of Way
• Safe Speed
• Risk of Collision
• Sound Signals for both clear and Reduced Visibility
• Navigation Lights

Bonus Material

Each program comes with valuable bonus material for download. These forms can be accessed via your computer.
Includes: Beaufort Wind Scale, Nautical Chart Symbols & Abbreviations, Homeland Security Warning VHF Marine Radios Frequencies, Nautical Dictionary, Navigational Aids Chart, Pre-Departure Checklist, Printable Float Plan, PWIA Environmental Guide, PWIA Riding Rules, State Towing Laws, Survival Kit, Types of PFD, USCG Rules Of The Road, Vessel Fuel Log.


N8981DVD
UPC: 097278089813
74 min.
SRP: $29.95



 

Smart Boating - Aids To Navigation

The Smart Boating Series has more content than any other recreational boating course available and is the definitive Professional Guide for the Boater. Loaded with real-world examples from Captain Steve Larivee, a licensed captain with over 30-years experience, each program will take you from boating basics to a professional, advanced level in no time.
A step-by-step approach, illustrative examples, clear demonstrations, followed by a question and answer format review of the subjects taught, allows you to gain the knowledge needed to become proficient in all aspects of boating.

The complete series will prepare you for any States Certification test with over 290 questions that reinforce the materials learned. The series includes actual on-the-water footage and over 10-hours of step-by-step lessons.

Few things can be more intimidating to any boater than the systems of buoys and beacons that decorate our waterways. Making sense of it all isn't really hard once you know how to look at the system from a different perspective. By looking at the big picture and breaking the system down, you'll get a better understanding of just why these markers and buoys are where they are and have a better handle on how to make sense of them. Join Captain Steve on a tour of both lateral and non-lateral aids to navigation, regulatory markers and the systems of both the Intracoastal Waterway and the Western Rivers.

Subjects covered include:
• Overview
• Lateral Aids
• Characteristics
• Non-Lateral Aids
• Intracoastal Waterway Marks

Bonus Material
Each program comes with valuable bonus material for download. These forms can be accessed via your computer.
Includes: Beaufort Wind Scale, Nautical Chart Symbols & Abbreviations, Homeland Security Warning VHF Marine Radios Frequencies, Nautical Dictionary, Navigational Aids Chart, Pre-Departure Checklist, Printable Float Plan, PWIA Environmental Guide, PWIA Riding Rules, State Towing Laws, Survival Kit, Types of PFD, USCG Rules Of The Road, Vessel Fuel Log.


N8983DVD
UPC: 097278089837
26 min.
SRP: $29.95



 

Smart Boating - Basic Navigation

The Smart Boating Series has more content than any other recreational boating course available and is the definitive Professional Guide for the Boater. Loaded with real-world examples from Captain Steve Larivee, a licensed captain with over 30-years experience, each program will take you from boating basics to a professional, advanced level in no time.
A step-by-step approach, illustrative examples, clear demonstrations, followed by a question and answer format review of the subjects taught, allows you to gain the knowledge needed to become proficient in all aspects of boating.

The complete series will prepare you for any States Certification test with over 290 questions that reinforce the materials learned. The series includes actual on-the-water footage and over 10-hours of step-by-step lessons.

So you've got a brand new Global Positioning System (GPS) and are ready to take on the oceans! Well what are you going to do if it fails? How do you know you've inserted your data correctly? How do you know if you're receiving correct information from the satellites? Navigation is invariably the basis by which you will first be judged by your passengers. This program relies on a number of sources of information to check navigation information. Captain Steve gives you the knowledge to use manual methods to cross check and support your electronic navigation and the tools to give your passengers the confidence to ride aboard with you whether you're heading across the river or across the ocean.

Subjects covered include:
• Plotting Positions by Latitude & Longitude
• Chart Symbols & Navigation aids
• How to Plot a Course
• Time, Speed & Distance Calculations
• Dead Reckoning

Bonus Material Each program comes with valuable bonus material for download. These forms can be accessed via your computer.
Includes: Beaufort Wind Scale, Nautical Chart Symbols & Abbreviations, Homeland Security Warning VHF Marine Radios Frequencies, Nautical Dictionary, Navigational Aids Chart, Pre-Departure Checklist, Printable Float Plan, PWIA Environmental Guide, PWIA Riding Rules, State Towing Laws, Survival Kit, Types of PFD, USCG Rules Of The Road, Vessel Fuel Log.


N8982DVD
UPC: 097278089820
53 min.
SRP: $29.95



 

Smart Boating - Emergencies Afloat

The Smart Boating Series has more content than any other recreational boating course available and is the definitive Professional Guide for the Boater. Loaded with real-world examples from Captain Steve Larivee, a licensed captain with over 30-years experience, each program will take you from boating basics to a professional, advanced level in no time.
A step-by-step approach, illustrative examples, clear demonstrations, followed by a question and answer format review of the subjects taught, allows you to gain the knowledge needed to become proficient in all aspects of boating.

The complete series will prepare you for any States Certification test with over 290 questions that reinforce the materials learned. The series includes actual on-the-water footage and over 10-hours of step-by-step lessons.

Emergencies at sea can and do occur when you least expect them. The difference between a manageable emergency and an unmanageable one is usually based on how prepared you are to face the problem. In this program, Captain Steve Larivee takes you on a step-by-step breakdown of some of the most common and uncommon boating emergencies and gives you the tools to competently handle them.

Subjects covered include:
• Basic Emergency Management Procedure
• Man Overboard Rescue
• Taking on Water
• Flooding
• Swamping
• Running Aground
• Capsizing
• Fire Fighting
• Hypothermia
• Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
• Getting Rescued
• Towing v's Salvage

Bonus Material
Each program comes with valuable bonus material for download. These forms can be accessed via your computer.
Includes: Beaufort Wind Scale, Nautical Chart Symbols & Abbreviations, Homeland Security Warning VHF Marine Radios Frequencies, Nautical Dictionary, Navigational Aids Chart, Pre-Departure Checklist, Printable Float Plan, PWIA Environmental Guide, PWIA Riding Rules, State Towing Laws, Survival Kit, Types of PFD, USCG Rules Of The Road, Vessel Fuel Log.


N8980DVD
UPC: 097278089806
77 min.
SRP: $29.95



 

Smart Boating - Requirements For Recreational Boaters

The Smart Boating Series has more content than any other recreational boating course available and is the definitive Professional Guide for the Boater. Loaded with real-world examples from Captain Steve Larivee, a licensed captain with over 30-years experience, each program will take you from boating basics to a professional, advanced level in no time.
A step-by-step approach, illustrative examples, clear demonstrations, followed by a question and answer format review of the subjects taught, allows you to gain the knowledge needed to become proficient in all aspects of boating.

The complete series will prepare you for any States Certification test with over 290 questions that reinforce the materials learned. The series includes actual on-the-water footage and over 10-hours of step-by-step lessons.

All boaters must ensure their boat is equipped with all the required equipment. You could just look at a list, but that won't explain the details of each item. In this program, Captain Steve takes you on a video tour of the equipment required on your boat and explains why they're required. Learn what characteristics to look for in the equipment and how to use each item. Also details the equipment recommendations that will make your boating smarter, safer and more enjoyable. Packed with engaging, interactive questions, Requirements for Recreational Boaters will have you equipped to handle whatever the sea or Mother Nature throws at you!

Subjects covered include:
• Required Equipment
• Recommended Equipment

Bonus Material
Each program comes with valuable bonus material for download. These forms can be accessed via your computer.
Includes: Beaufort Wind Scale, Nautical Chart Symbols & Abbreviations, Homeland Security Warning VHF Marine Radios Frequencies, Nautical Dictionary, Navigational Aids Chart, Pre-Departure Checklist, Printable Float Plan, PWIA Environmental Guide, PWIA Riding Rules, State Towing Laws, Survival Kit, Types of PFD, USCG Rules Of The Road, Vessel Fuel Log.


N8984DVD
UPC: 097278089844
76 min.
SRP: $29.95



 

The Boaters Guide to Twin Screw Boat Handling

  • Teaches Maneuvers, Docking, Wind & Current, Controls & much more
  • Features detailed procedures, thorough explanations, illustrative examples & demonstrations filmed in real time that show what to do and what not to do, in split screen format

An excellent hands-on guide to the basics of twin screw boat handling for twin screw power boats in a variety of different situations. Divided into five sections this program covers: the basics of the controls, maneuvers, docking & undocking in slips, wind & current compensation and engine failure tactics.

This step-by-step approach to the basics of boat handling uses a "hands on" viewing system, which enables you to get a real feel of performing a variety of basic and complicated maneuvers. This format allows you to gain not only the knowledge, but also the experience of handling a twin screw power boat of any size.

Features illustrative examples and demonstrations filmed in real time, that show what to do and what not to do, in split screen, screen on screen format.

Several characteristics influence the control of any vessel. A basic understanding of how each of these characteristics influences boat handling is necessary before you can attain competence in handling a twin-screw vessel. A knowledge of the natural conditions that may also affect your boat's operation and the ordinary problems that can arise are essential to master the skills of twin screw boat operation.

DVD Menu:

The Basics
Covers all the controls and their positions.
• Steering wheel • Throttles • Shift Controls

Basic Maneuvers
Demonstrates actual movements and the effects created from using the controls.

• Steering with the wheel
• Spinning the boat using shift controls
• Spinning the boat using shift controls & steering wheel
• Spinning the boat using shift controls, steering wheel & throttle


Docking Maneuvers
Shows how to approach and enter a slip or dock and exit from these locations.

• Safely leaving the dock Returning to the dock
• Approaching the dock
• Pulling up slowly, only using shift controls
• Tying the boat up to the dock: the cleat hitch (coiling the line)
• Remaining in control until boat is secure
• Leaving the dock when in between two boats (fore & aft)
• Returning to dock and "parallel parking" between boats
• Pulling out of a boat slip
• Returning boat to the slip
• "Walking the boat" (making the boat go sideways)

Wind & Current
Teaches how to compensate for wind and currents in docking maneuvers.

• Compensating for effects of Wind
• Compensating for effects of current
• Pulling into slip
• Pulling back out of slip


Engine Failure
Having an engine go out is one of the major problems for twin screw boats. Learn the proper techniques to maneuver with only one engine.

• What to do when one engine quits on you
• Docking to Port with port engine out
• Docking to Port with starboard engine out
• Fending off, if things don't work out

40 mins.

$29.95 N8995DVD



THE BOATERS GUIDE TO GPS

GPS gives boaters the peace of mind of knowing where you are, where you've been & where you're headed. If you want to see just what GPS can do for you, how they operate along with the latest information on what's available, the Boater's Guide to GPS is just what you need!

Learn HOW GPS can assist you on the water & HOW TO USE IT to navigate back to your dock under any weather condition

All boaters have highly detailed digitized charts and GPS navigation available to them at a very reasonable cost. Even though these navigators are fairly simple to use, GPS devices can be intimidating to many users. By following this program, you can easily learn to operate GPS equipment with proficiency and confidence. This program shows you the many ways GPS can assist on the water and just how easy it can be to take full advantage of this advanced technology.

Most all boaters know that having a GPS navigator on board that takes them back to the dock or launch ramp under any weather condition is a huge advantage. GPS not only eliminates the worry of getting lost on the water, it shows you the way to any destination you want to go to. There are many valuable reasons for having a GPS chart plotter when you're out on the water. This program explains how satellite navigators are necessary for different applications ranging from inland lakes and waterways, to inshore and coastal waters, to offshore navigation on the high seas along with the different types of maps and charts that are available.

Learn the various ways your boat's position can be marked and saved, how remote locations can be entered as waypoints, how routes can be formed and saved using waypoints, maps or charts, how routes can be recalled and navigated to, how to record your boat's track and how alarms and alerts can be set up and activated. It also explains features such as weather map overlays, sun and moon rise and set times, tide and current charts, built-in points of interest and the various types of navigation displays available and those that are best for certain applications.

You'll learn:
• What GPS can do
• Choosing a GPS Unit
• Getting Started
• Position Format
• Accuracy
• Maps & Charts
• Speed
• Course
• Saving Waypoints
• Identifying Waypoints
• Going to Waypoints
• Checking Routes
• Routes
• Forming Routes
• Following Routes
• Navigation
• Tracks
• Recording Tracks
• Following Tracks
• Alerts & Alarms
• Sun & Moon Information

$29.95 N8987DVD 40 mins.


NEW! Boating Skills DVD Set
SAVE $20.00!

Reg. $139.80 4 DVD Set ONLY $119.80

Improve Your Boating Skills, Easy Fixes for Common Boat Problems, What to Do When Things Go Wrong, Inboard Powerboat

Teaches:
• Marine professionals teach practical boating tips
• Boat handling for single and twin outboards
• Trailering, launching & loading
• Docking & fueling
• Batteries & chargers
• Safety & boat check
• Common problems & solutions
• Preventative maintenance tips & the fix-it shop
• Inboard operating & maneuvering techniques
• Inboard power, hull choices & drive options
• Do-it-yourself maintenance plan
• Fueling & anchoring
• Review of your boats engine, wiring harnesses, steering systems, electronics &   hardware
• The most common structural, mechanical, electrical & operator boat problems
• Common maintenance tasks & easy repairs

$119.80 SBPOWERDVD


NEW! Boating Tips & Techniques DVD Set
SAVE $20.00!

Reg. $99.85 3 DVD Set ONLY $79.85

Includes: Improve Your Boating Skills & Knowledge, On the Water Boating Tips, Basics of Boating

Teaches:
• Boat handling techniques & procedures
• Navigation aids & getting underway
• Outboard power & propulsion
• Marlinspike seamanship
• Launching & loading
• Communications & electronics
• Anchoring & maneuvering
• Rules of the road
• Winterizing & Gel coat repairs

$79.85 SBTECHDVD


NEW! Waterfront Living DVD Set
SAVE $20.00!

Reg. $94.85 3 DVD Set ONLY $74.85

Includes: Boating Inland Waterways, Pontoon Boats & Deckboats, Houseboats Lifestyles of Luxury

Teaches:
• The in’s & out’s of houseboating
• Basics of operation, maneuvering & navigation skills
• Docking, anchoring & beaching
• How to choose the boat that’s best for you
• Pontoon boats styles & power options
• Launching, loading & maneuvering
• Discover isolated rivers & lakes for small boat recreation
• Pilot rules for inland waters
• River boating & state boating laws
• Aids to navigation & river & lake piloting
• Avoiding shoals & rocks

$74.85 SBWATERDVD


NEW! Boat Handling DVD Set
SAVE $20.00!

Reg. $104.85 3 DVD Set ONLY $84.85

Includes: Powerboat Navigation, Powerboat Handling Twin Screw, Improve Your Boating Skills & Knowledge

Teaches:
• The chart & compass
• GPS & radar
• Navigation rules & helmsmanship
• Boat handling
• Charting & plotting bearings
• Tidal current
• Basics of the controls
• Wind & current
• Launching & loading
• Communications & electronics

$84.85 SBHANDLEDVD


Advanced Heavy Weather Boat Handling

Watch boats get into trouble and learn from the experience of our expert drivers!

A Must Have Training Program For All Boat Owners & Skippers! Watch boats get into trouble and learn from the experience of our expert drivers as they show you the correct procedures to follow.

"A must for all boat owners." - Marine Business.
This vital, necessary and action packed program demonstrates how to drive different types of boats in heavy weather, rough seas and the procedures for crossing coastal bars. Discover the best methods of boat handling in good and bad weather conditions, the suitability of different types of boats, different handling techniques, dealing with emergency situations, how to plan properly and prepare for each trip and what happens when things go wrong. Watch and learn as boats are flipped and swamped in huge seas, learn how people can go overboard and discover how easily groundings can happen and how to prevent them. 60 min.
$34.95 H456DVD
   

  PRACTICAL BOATER: YOUR NEW OUTBOARD POWERED BOAT

If you plan on purchasing an outboard powered boat – this program is for you. Boats with outboard engines are probably the most common combination for hull & power on the water today. Our team of professionals will show you the basics of operating, maneuvering, handling, docking, fueling & anchoring, along with maintenance tips to keep your engine in tip top condition. You’ll be introduced to several hull styles, single and multi-engines & outboard power options to give you a head start on what to expect from your new boat.
60 mins.

$34.95 H4598DVD

Boating's Top 60 Tips - Boat Handling

Produced in association with BOATING MAGAZINE.

Learn how to handle your boat in open water and close quarters. Covers boat handling for inboards/outboards and entering or departing your slip or dock under different wind and current conditions. Plus handling tips in bad weather, narrow channels, rough inlets, following seas, head-on seas and running in the trough. Discover how handling your boat in a crowded marina, busy narrow channel or rough inlet can be much easier and safer. 45 min.
$34.95 H474DVD

Heavy Weather Powerboat Handling

This guide teaches you how to be prepared for bad weather before boating and how to deal with it if you are ever confronted at sea. Not only will it show you how to avoid bad weather if possible, but also includes handling and maneuvering techniques for your boat in heavy seas, anchoring under adverse conditions, as well as covering all the equipment you'll need for bad weather cruising. 46 min.
$34.95 H455DVD

Twin Engine Powerboat Handling

"Recommended for new twin engine boat owners."
- Soundings Magazine


A great introduction for the new twin engine boat owner. This tape covers all the basic handling & maneuvering exercises you need to know to safely leave the dock & enjoy a cruise. 30 min.
$29.95 H929DVD

Single Engine Powerboat Handling

At last a video for trawler-type boat owners. Covers everything from basic understanding of proper mooring techniques to maneuvering under power and much more. 45 min.

$29.95H389DVD

Handling Your Twin I/O

Covers all controls & related instruments of your boat as well as the effects of using them. Features trim tabs, power tilt & trim, launching & loading, docking, backing, effects of wind & current & lots more. 50 min.
$34.95 H450DVD

Handling Your Single Engine Inboard/Outboard

Learn to handle your single engine inboard/outboard efficiently in tight quarters and open water. Covers docking, undocking, backing, turning at slow speeds, entering & departing slips, effects of wind & current and more. 50 min.
$34.95 H451DVD

Handling Your Twin Outboard

A step-by-step video guide that teaches you how to handle your twin outboard engine and the effects of using each of the controls and instruments. Teaches docking procedures, turning, backing, trim tabs, power tilt & trim, entering & departing slips and much more. 50 min.

$29.95H452DVD

Handling Your Single Outboard

Discover how to handle your single engine outboard efficiently using a step-by-step approach that gives you a real "feel" for operating your boat. Covers entering & departing slips, wind & current, docking & undocking, backing, power tilt & trim and more. 50 min.

$29.95 H453DVD

DVD Back to the Basics of Boating: Boating Basics for New Boat Owners & Experienced Skippers

Includes downloadable forms for pre-launch checklist, float plan and creating your boating profile.

A comprehensive guide to the Basics of Boating for first-time boat owners as well as experienced skippers with easy to understand instruction on a variety of boating subjects.

Subjects covered include: navigation aids, getting underway, docking, fueling, trailering, safety gerar, outboard power & propulsion, winterizing, regular maintenance, basic navigation, marlinspike seamanship and much more.

Plus professional marine surveyors give tips on buying a used boat and fiberglass experts and detailers give tips on gel coat repairs and putting a new shine on an old boat.
80 mins
$34.95 H4592DVD



DVD Boat Handling Gift Set

2 Program DVD Set featuring:
Heavy Weather Power Boat Handling & Twin Engine Power Boat Handling. SAVE $10.00!

Learn maneuvers, controls, docking & undocking in slips, wind, current, engine failure & handling & maneuvering in heavy seas & anchoring in adverse weather conditions.
101 mins
$59.90 SBOAT


DVD The Encyclopedia of Boating Tips

Hundreds of must-have boating tips with amazing video and stunning 3D graphics!

The Encyclopedia of Boating Tips DVD includes over 31/2 hours of video and thousands of tips gleaned from experts and veteran boating enthusiasts alike.
If you have a boat or if you're thinking about getting a boat or just know someone with a boat, you need the Encyclopedia of Boating Tips.

Expert Tips and Tricks Include:

Basic Skills
Anchoring
Docking
Trailer
Electrical
Basic Electricity
Batteries
Inverters
Gauges, panels, shorepower
Sailing

Maintenance
Basic Tools
Plumbing
Painting
Engines
Galvanic Corrosion
Hardware & Cordage

Navigation
Compass
Rules of the Road
Binoculars, Charts, Guides

Electronics
GPS
SSB
Radar
VHF
Computers, phones
Depth Sounders
Autopilot
Entertainment, family radios

Safety
Life jackets with bonus explanation
Safety harness
Lifesling
Distress signals
Life rafts -- EPIRBS
Fire extinguishers
Lightning Protection
127 mins.

$27.95 H4595DVD


PRACTICAL BOATER: YOUR NEW INBOARD POWERED BOAT

Whether your boat is gas or diesel powered there are considerations for safety, equipment & operation you’ll need to be aware of to be safe on the water. In this program our team of professionals will show you the basics of operating, maneuvering, docking, fueling & anchoring your boat along with a “hands-on” course using single & twin engines to increase your knowledge & skills as a skipper. You’ll be introduced to the different types of inboard power, hull choices & drive options (both with distinct advantages & applications) & a basic do-it-yourself maintenance plan to keep your boat & engine in good working condition.
60 mins
$34.95 H4599DVD


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