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xx   BOAT

Defensive boating. Advice on avoiding a collision with another boat. Visual clues, adjustments to course, rules of the road, etc.
BOAT JOURNAL #73 Jun-Jul 1990 pg. 16

Outfitting for camp cruising. Selecting the right equipment means more comfort and safety for your boating adventures. Advice on clothing, camp gear, and packing. Includes a checklist.
BOAT JOURNAL #73 Jun-Jul 1990 pg. 42

Advice on how to "read" a wave and handle a boat in adverse waves.
BOAT JOURNAL #76 Dec 1990-Jan 1991 pg. 66

Expertise for river cruisers. Advice on mastering the challenges of river cruising.
BOAT JOURNAL #77 Feb-Mar 1991 pg. 26

Selecting basic rainwear for boating.
BOAT JOURNAL #78 Apr-May 1991 pg. 74
Added Info BOAT JOURNAL #79 Jun-Jul 1991 pg. 6

Night piloting of boats. Advice on the proper lighting, navigation tools, etc.
BOAT JOURNAL #79 Jun-Jul 1991 pg. 55

The ins and outs of inlets. Learning to read and navigate the inlet gateway to a harbor.
BOATING WORLD #80 Aug-Sep 1991 pg. 18

Navigating (piloting) a boat through fog. Procedures and equipment suggestions.
BOATING WORLD #81 Oct-Nov 1991 pg. 16

Boating etiquette. How to operate a boat without annoying or endangering other people.
BOATING WORLD #82 Dec 1991-Jan 1992 pg. 18

River piloting. Dealing with the challenges of boating on a river, including the curving shape of a river, changing currents, different rules of the road, etc.
BOATING WORLD #84 Apr-May 1992 pg. 24

Prepare to be boarded. Advice on dealing with an inspection by the U.S. Coast Guard.
BOATING WORLD #85 Jun-Jul 1992 pg. 20

Reading waves. Know how to predict and cope with various types of waves while boating.
BOATING WORLD #88 Jan 1993 pg. 18

Shallow water boating. Using charts and depth finders to help guide a boat in shallow water.
BOATING WORLD #89 Feb 1993 pg. 30

High-speed boat handling. Part 1.
BOATING WORLD #93 Summer 1993 pg. 15

High-speed boat handling. Part 2.
BOATING WORLD #94 Sep-Oct 1993 pg. 16

Boathandling in the wind. Blow-by-blow tactics for critical maneuvers. Handle an awkward boat in a windy situation by determining what the boat wants to do and then helping her to do it.
BOATING WORLD #96 Jan 1994 pg. 24

Solo boathandling. How to avoid problems when going it alone on the water. Some tips.
BOATING WORLD #97 Feb 1994 pg. 27

How to choose a boating jacket for your needs.
BOATING WORLD #97 Feb 1994 pg. 61

Every boater needs an alternative, backup plan to find shelter when dealing with deteriorating weather.
BOATING WORLD #99 Apr 1994 pg. 26

Boating hitchhikers. Words of caution about exotic plants and animals that threaten our waterways. Includes tips on halting the spread of zebra mussels and aquatic plants.
BOATING WORLD #99 Apr 1994 pg. 68

Pointers on observing wildlife from a boat.
BOATING WORLD #100 May 1994 pg. 72

Cruises without bruises. Dos, don'ts, and other tips on preparing for open-water passages using personal watercraft.
BOATING WORLD #101 Jun 1994 pg. 63

Cold weather apparel for the boater. A buyer's guide to wetsuits, drysuits and PWC (personal watercraft) gear.
BOATING WORLD #103 Sep-Oct 1994 pg. 24

Boating lessons for kids. How to teach boathandling basics to teenagers.
BOATING WORLD #103 Sep-Oct 1994 pg. 54

Dogs and boats. Includes tips on safeguarding your pet around boats and water.
BOATING WORLD #105 Jan 1995 pg. 34

Tactics for boating in heavy weather.
BOATING WORLD #108 Apr 1995 pg. 18
Added Info BOATING WORLD #112 Aug-Sep 1995 pg. 12

Advice on operating personal watercraft which will keep you safe and help avoid conflicts with other users of the water.
BOATING WORLD #110 Jun 1995 pg. 14

Preventing boat fires and what to do if a fire errupts.
BOATING WORLD #114 Dec 1995 pg. 20

Man overboard! The five keys to a swift, successful rescue of an overboard crew member.
BOATING WORLD #116 Feb 1996 pg. 18

High and dry. Correct procedures for dealing with an unintentional running aground.
BOATING WORLD #119 May 1996 pg. 14

A drive for safety. Advice on correct procedures when piloting a ski boat.
BOATING WORLD #119 May 1996 pg. 18

The ultimate off-road vehicle. Tips on using a boat to go on camping trips.
BOATING WORLD #120 Jun 1996 pg. 56

Green machines. Advice on operating your boat in an environmentally-friendly manner.
BOATING WORLD #121 Jul 1996 pg. 58

Common courtesy and good boating etiquette.
BOATING WORLD #127 Mar 1997 pg. 26

Family affair. Ten tips guaranteed to get your children to love boating and watersports.
BOATING WORLD #143 Nov 1998 pg. 26

Learning to ride a stand-up personal watercraft (PWC). Some tips.
BOATING WORLD #144 Dec 1998 pg. 30

Pac 10 offshore tips. Ten items you need to know before venturing into the ocean out of sight of land in a small boat.
BOATING WORLD #144 Dec 1998 pg. 32

Nine tips from a mother tell you how to plan the perfect family boating vacation.
BOATING WORLD #148 Apr 1999 pg. 26

Fifty ways to save money on your boat, engine, trailer, PWC, accessories, equipment, etc.
BOATING WORLD #149 May 1999 pg. 79

Eyes wide open. How to train your weather eye to know what you're seeing in iffy boating conditions.
BOATING WORLD #153 Nov 1999 pg. 20

Fifty best cruising tips.
BOATING WORLD #153 Nov 1999 pg. 69

How low can you go? Advice on traversing shallow water in large boats.
BOATING WORLD #155 Jan 2000 pg. 42

Ground zero. Everything you need to know in order for your boat to survive the hurricane season.
BOATING WORLD #156 Feb 2000 pg. 22

Learning the little things. Advice for females on becoming an expert boater.
BOATING WORLD #159 May 2000 pg. 22

Baby on board. Ten tips from boating parents on keeping your kids safe and happy.
BOATING WORLD #159 May 2000 pg. 36

Safe boating 101. Thirty tips from the experts.
BOATING WORLD #160 Jun 2000 pg. 93

Getting grounded. How to correctly recover from running aground.
BOATING WORLD #161 Jul 2000 pg. 22

Fifty paths to cheap boating. Tips on getting the most from your boating dollar. Looks at buying, selling, operating expenses, etc.
BOATING WORLD #161 Jul 2000 pg. 78
Added Info BOATING WORLD #163 Nov 2000 pg. 12

Your first cruise. A few simple steps which can result in a dream adventure.
BOATING WORLD #163 Nov 2000 pg. 90

Advice on studying for the tests leading to a U.S. Coast Guard captain's license.
BOATING WORLD #165 Jan 2001 pg. 28

Tip on use and disposal of old aerial flares.
BOATING WORLD #165 Jan 2001 pg. 41

Weathering the storm. How to handle stormy waters.
BOATING WORLD #167 Mar 2001 pg. 28

Advice on boating with dogs.
BOATING WORLD #168 Apr 2001 pg. 30

Man overboard. How to avoid man-overboard situations and what to do if someone does slip off your boat.
BOATING WORLD #169 May 2001 (v.22) pg. 26
Added Info BOATING WORLD #171 Jul 2001 (v.22) pg. 20
Added Info BOATING WORLD #173 Nov 2001 (v.22) pg. 16 (Williamson Turn)

How not to get lost. Advice on planning a cruising adventure.
BOATING WORLD #170 Jun 2001 (v.22) pg. 28

Sleep tight. Simple steps to avoid discomfort and aggravation while overnighting on a small boat.
BOATING WORLD #173 Nov 2001 (v.22) pg. 22

Boat camping 101. Includes a list of camping gear to take.
BOATING WORLD #173 Nov 2001 (v.22) pg. 90

Expect the unexpected. Proven safety measures for almost any onboard boating emergency.
BOATING WORLD #174 Dec 2001 (v.22) pg. 22

Basic right-of-way rules for boaters.
BOATING WORLD Feb 2002 (v.23#2) pg. 46
Correction BOATING WORLD Apr 2002 (v.23#4) pg. 20

Simple rules for cruising at night includes advice on running lights, speed, and navigation.
BOATING WORLD Jun 2002 (v.23#6) pg. 24

Basic procedures for negotiating a rough inlet.
BOATING WORLD Jun 2002 (v.23#6) pg. 38

Go with the flow. Advice on learning to read the tides.
BOATING WORLD Jul 2002 (v.23#7) pg. 16

Tips for navigating foul-weather situations.
BOATING WORLD Jul 2002 (v.23#7) pg. 26

Navigating around ships. What pleasure boaters need to understand about right-of-way and steering clear of bigger ships.
BOATING WORLD Jan 2003 (v.24#1) pg. 40

Harbor etiquette. A guide to boating courtesy.
BOATING WORLD Feb 2003 (v.24#2) pg. 26

Ungrounding your boat with a minimum of damage.
BOATING WORLD Feb 2003 (v.24#2) pg. 40

Basic facts and equipment for safe boating outlined.
BOYS' LIFE Jul 1972 (v.62#7) pg. 40

The basic rules of motorboat safety and tips on dealing with boating emergencies.
BOYS' LIFE Aug 1978 (v.68#8) pg. 56

Simulation of motion with a personal computer. Part 4. Extended objects and applications for boating.
BYTE Feb 1978 (v.3#2) pg. 42

Learning the rules of safe boating. Some tips.
HOME MECHANIX #695 Mar 1986 (v.82) pg. 116

Twelve violations of good boating practices are cited.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #495 Aug 1969 (v.65) pg. 56

Tips on boat camping.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #502 Mar 1970 (v.66) pg. 83

How to handle ten boating emergencies.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #505 Jun 1970 (v.66) pg. 54

How to handle a power boat in offshore water.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #513 Feb 1971 (v.67) pg. 46

Various laws with which the traveling boater needs to be familiar.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #529 Jun 1972 (v.68) pg. 77

How to read and run a river. Tips on boating rivers.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #530 Jul 1972 (v.68) pg. 32

Basic equipment to take when you go cruise camping with your boat.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #540 May 1973 (v.69) pg. 26

A summary of the basic rules of the road which pleasure boaters must know and obey.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #552 May 1974 (v.70) pg. 19

How to handle heavy weather if you are caught on the water in a small boat.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #570 Nov 1975 (v.71) pg. 90

How to go boating without going broke. A look at ways to minimize your expenses from the choice of boats to looking for product substitutes.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #591 Aug 1977 (v.73) pg. 16

Tips on being prepared if someone falls overboard while boating.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #622 Mar 1980 (v.76) pg. 20

Crewing on an oceangoing yacht. Suggestions on gaining experience, planning your gear, how to make contacts, and the agreement to sail.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #56 Mar-Apr 1979 pg. 53

Tips on camping afloat in a runabout outboard motor boat.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1966 (v.125#5) pg. 124

How to handle a boating emergency. What's the first thing to do if your boat capsizes? If you're marooned with a dead engine? If you run aground? Some time-tested techniques that could save the day.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1967 (v.128#1) pg. 61

Ten tips for navigating a lock.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1971 (v.135#2) pg. 104

Eight ways to get back to shore if you run out of gas, plus tips on signaling for help.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1975 (v.144#1) pg. 68

The ten worst boating blunders and how to avoid them. Simple safety tips to improve your summer boating fun.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1978 (v.150#1) pg. 86

Eight boating crises and what you can do about them.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1965 (v.186#5) pg. 114

How to make a boating rescue.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1965 (v.187#1) pg. 80

Tips on handling a small boat in heavy weather.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jun 1966 (v.188#6) pg. 106

How to survive in a boat on rough water.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1969 (v.194#2) pg. 110

Tips on boat camping and selection of the proper boat.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1971 (v.199#1) pg. 80

Man overboard. Tips on saving a person thrown into the water from a boat. Includes instruction for making a throw-line bag and a check list of rescue steps.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #46 Dec 1985-Jan 1986 pg. 21

Cruising the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. Includes tips on "bridge manners", anchoring techniques, planning, etc.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #46 Dec 1985-Jan 1986 pg. 31
Correction SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #47 Feb-Mar 1986 pg. 9

Seven favorite boat cruising grounds are described.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #48 Apr-May 1986 pg. 47

Emergency signaling. Know how to use distress signals at sea. Looks at radio, signal flares, flags, and dyes.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #51 Oct-Nov 1986 pg. 14

Tips on siting and securing your boat to give maximum protection from a hurricane.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #51 Oct-Nov 1986 pg. 27

Lightning lessons for the boater. How to protect your boat and yourself from lightning.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #59 Feb-Mar 1988 pg. 17

Beat the heat. Tips for staying cool on your boat when the weather is hot. Looks at both physiological (human) considerations and such shading techniques as awnings, umbrellas, etc.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #62 Aug-Sep 1988 pg. 15

Staying calm in rough water. Advice for boaters who find themselves in rough water.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #63 Oct-Nov 1988 pg. 96

Big river hazards. Advice for the small-boat owner on the major hazards and obstacles that may be encountered when crusing on big rivers such as the Mississippi, Ohio, etc.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #65 Feb-Mar 1989 pg. 14
Added Info SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #69 Oct-Nov 1989 pg. 6

Hearing is believing. A listing of the most common audible signals likely to be heard by the boater. Includes a quiz to test your knowledge of audible signals.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #66 Apr-May 1989 pg. 15
Added Info SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #68 Aug-Sep 1989 pg. 5

Sun sense for boaters. Sensible precautions to prevent overexposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #67 Jun-Jul 1989 pg. 16

Flag etiquette. A review of flag display rules and rituals aboard pleasure boats.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #68 Aug-Sep 1989 pg. 12
Added Info SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #69 Oct-Nov 1989 pg. 7

Heavy weather powerboat handling. How to cope with rough seas when you can't pick your weather.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #70 Dec 1989-Jan 1990 pg. 30

High-tech all-weather clothes for boaters to keep the water out and warmth in. Tips on selecting the fabrics and styles best suited to your needs.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #71 Feb-Mar 1990 pg. 33

Dressing for spring boating. Some tips.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #72 Apr-May 1990 pg. 82

The elements of seamanship. Part 1. Keeping the water out of your boat.
WOODENBOAT #40 May-Jun 1981 pg. 38

The elements of seamanship. Part 2. Keeping from hitting anything.
WOODENBOAT #41 Jul-Aug 1981 pg. 42

The elements of seamanship. Part 3. Keeping her going.
WOODENBOAT #42 Sep-Oct 1981 pg. 38

The elements of seamanship. Part 4. Keeping her where you want her when you have stopped traveling and want to stay put for a while.
WOODENBOAT #43 Nov-Dec 1981 pg. 50

The elements of seamanship. Part 5. Keeping your reputation. How to have the correct balance of caution and boldness. Learning respect for the sea.
WOODENBOAT #45 Mar-Apr 1982 pg. 62