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The Illustrated Boat Dictionary in 9 Languages

By Val Ellis last modified Jan 24, 2014 10:57 AM

Published: 2014-01-24 00:00:00
Topics: Books,Charts and DVDs

Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (January 2014)
ISBN 9781408187852

The Illustrated Boat Dictionary in 9 Languages is a first! Helpful explanatory illustrations, arranged by topic, will enable you to communicate quickly and easily abroad when you need help but can’t speak the language. The languages covered are:- English, French, German, Dutch, Danish, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and Greek

Centred around clear annotated diagrams on a wealth of subjects, this invaluable visual reference makes it easy to explain what you need or what has broken! in nine different languages.

Topics covered:

  • Parts of a boat (sail and power)
  • Manoeuvring, berthing and anchoring
  • Tides, navigation and weather
  • Parts of an engine, including outboards
  • Water, gas, electrical and steering systems
  • Tools, plus maintenance and repair terms
  • Safety equipment and parts of the body

Amazingly comprehensive, and specifically geared to yachtsmen and motorboaters, this is a must-have reference for anyone cruising or racing to foreign waters.

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