America's Boating Course Author:United States Power Squadrons This publication is designed to provide general information on boating safety, piloting and navigation It was prepared by the US Power Squadrons and its members and is sold with the understanding that professional nautical services are not being provided. Do not use this publication as a substitute for original sources of information, including ... more »government publications, rules regulations, laws and manufacturer's recommendations where appropriate. The subject matter may become outdated and may have changed since the last publication. Consequently, you must research original sources of authority to update this material and ensure accuracy when dealing with specific "on the water" conditions or boating problems.« less
This book was used at a boating course put on by the Power Squadron's. It is easy to read and includes questions to test your knowledge at the end of each chapter. I knew nothing about boating, and the knowledge I gained from this text has helped me overcome my fear of boating with my family. All aspects of boating and safety are covered.