Here is the comprehensive guide to recreational fishing boats in the trailerable, 14′ to 38′ range. This insightful & up-to-date book provides the knowledge & advice to make every boater’s time spent on the water, better, safer & more enjoyable. 6×9 inches, 253 pgs.
Sportsman’s Best: Boats offers 256 pages of useful information and tips, helpful how-to’s and practical advice relevant to the most popular types of fishing and family-friendly boats, all illustrated with hundreds of full-color pictures.
When prospective boat buyers need help choosing a boat, they can turn to Sportsman’s Best: Boats for expert advice. The most popular types of recreational boats, for both freshwater and saltwater, are classified and profiled. Hull and deck design, types of motors and accessories that will best meet specific boating and fishing needs are all covered, as well as all of the other most pressing concerns boaters, both new and experienced, might have. Transportation and trailering requirements, storage, safety guidelines, launching, docking and much more are examined and illustrated with helpful photos and illustrations. And of course, from Florida Sportsman, there are plenty of helpful recommendations on how to rig boats for fishing and how to find those fish.
Sportsman’s Best: Boats is an indispensable volume for anyone considering buying a new boat and a must-read for current boat owners interested in saving time and money and making the most of their days on the water.
The included DVD features co-author Dave East explaining the basic concepts of boat rigging, boat maintenance and safe boat navigation and operation.
About the Other:
James F. Crounse has been immersed in the marine industry since 1998, including a decade owning and managing a year-round boat rental business on the Intracoastal Waterway in Brevard County, Florida. Over the course of 17 years, and more than 5,000 rentals and charters of various types of powerboats, he developed the skills and gained the expertise that he shares and conveys in his 2nd Edition of BOATING SAVVY: What KNOT To Do™ – Often-overlooked & Lesser-known Keys To Safe & Smart Power Boating.