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Circumnavigator's Handbook Bluewater Handbook
Offshore Cruising Encyclopedia: First Edition
Offshore Cruising Encyclopedia: Second Edition
In Search of the Perfect Yacht
Mariner's Weather Handbook
Surviving the Storm: Coastal and Offshore Tactics
Dashew Offshore Video
Beowulf: The Epic Continues Video
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Lets start by identifying what exactly certain boats are. Sometimes the terminology can get lost on beginners, so well look at some of the most common boats and what theyre called. These boats are exactly what the name implies. They are meant to be used for fishing. Most fishing boats are powered by outboard motors, and many also have a trolling motor mounted on the bow. Bass boats can be made of aluminium or fibreglass.