50 Ways to Improve Your Powerboat Driving
This is a book about practical powerboat driving. It is about the techniques that can only be picked up from experience - practical ways to make your driving safer, easier and better. The techniques described are suitable for boats operating at speeds between 20 and 100 knots, both large and small.
This book starts where the textbooks finish. You may have learnt the important basics of powerboat driving, but now it’s time to learn how to translate these basics into practical handling techniques that you can use to give a better ride and have a smoother passage. With the help of this book, readers will pick up expert tips such as;
• Handling a fast boat in waves and head seas
• Matching response times to sea conditions
• Using the throttle to affect trim
50 Ways to Improve Your Powerboat Driving distils Dag Pike’s experience gained from over 50 years of driving everything from high-speed powerboats and lifeboats to ships. Written by one of the most experienced powerboat drivers in the world, it is your guide to practical handling techniques that will get you safely to your destination in fine weather and foul.
Paperback. 96 pages. 216x138 mm.
Colour photos and diagrams.