From the author of the award-winning Complete Outdoors Encyclopedia-representing decades of research and authoritative writing and featuring more than 600 photos and illustrations-this is the definitive guide, bringing all aspects of boating and enjoying the water together. Setting itself apart in content, the Complete Guide to Boating and Seamanship is as deep as it is broad, offering comprehensive and instructional information on all aspects of boating, marine navigation, equipment, knots, and safety afloat.
This complete and comprehensive guide is the ultimate one-volume library for anyone looking to excel in and enjoy a day on the water-whether it be canoeing, kayaking, sailing, or powerboating. This exhaustive work features extensive illustrated coverage of all skills necessary to be successful in any marine or boating situation.
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Vin T. Sparano
Vin T. Sparano is the author of Complete Outdoors Encyclopedia. He has been an outdoor editor and writer for more than 50 years. He is editor emeritus of Outdoor Life magazine, having served as editor-in-chief from 1990 to 1995, and previously as the executive editor for more than 10 years. Sparano has written and edited 18 books, including Northeast and Southeast Guides to Saltwater Fishing and Boating, Complete Outdoors Encyclopedia, Complete Guide to Fresh and Saltwater Fishing, and Complete Guide to Camping and Wilderness Survival. In 1996, Sparano was awarded the United States Department of the Interior Conservation Service Award by Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbitt. In 2003, Sparano was the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the New York Metropolitan Outdoor Press Association for his extraordinary accomplishments and contributions to outdoor journalism, conservation, and children's fishing programs. In 2009, Sparano was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Fisherman's Conservation Association. In 2013, he was inducted into the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame.
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