The Encyclopedia of Boating TR

The Encyclopedia of Boating TR


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“You name it, it’s in here. Covers every boating situation. This book is both informative and entertaining.”--Latitudes & Attitudes

This is a fully functional trial!

“John Vigor is the answer guy if you’re having onboard arguments about nautical terminology or the science of sailing in general, and his new book lives up to the promise in its title.”--Good Old Boat
Whether it’s boat maintenance, navigation, boat handling in all kinds of weather, or the physics of how boats function, every sailor and powerboater needs a comprehensive go-to source for specialized information. Now you have it with the Practical Encyclopedia of Boating:

* Addresses virtually every aspect of powerboating and sailing in 500 entries
* Covers seamanship and boat handling, navigation, routine boat maintenance, boat design and building, and nautical reference data
* Ranges from vital techniques--such as recovering overboard crew and measuring distances off--to essential concepts like reading the water and sky and evaluating a boat’s seaworthiness
* Includes numerous cross-references and an exhaustive index to direct you quickly to the right entry and to unify related topics
* Makes delightful browsing as well as a source of sound guidance for practically any boating situation

A search tool

Featuring various search options to help you find the words you need more easily, including:

* A quick search of words while you type
* A 'fuzzy filter' for when you are not sure of the correct spelling of a word
* A 'keyword' search for finding key words within phrasal verbs
* A wild card search facility which can replace a letter or a group of letters

A learning tool

The dictionary app includes a number of features which help you to expand your vocabulary further:

* A 'Favourites' feature allows you to create your own categories and lists of words
* Your last visited words are all saved in your 'History', so that you can quickly look back at recently checked words
* Discover a new word every day with the 'Daily' feature
* Ability to have dictionary Word of the Day as a widget on the device home screen
* See words in context with example sentences
* Online and offline modes supported, the offline mode allows you to download the whole dictionary and work independently from data connections

Tags: com.mobisystems.msdict.embedded.wireless.mcgrawhill.peb lication.

Recently changed in this version

Version 4.3.103 features:

* Improvements

Comments and ratings for The Encyclopedia of Boating TR
  • (40 stars)

    by Ozg Tegin on 05/05/2014

    it s not free and full version is expensive

  • (40 stars)

    by Erwin Garcia on 20/08/2013


  • (40 stars)

    by Ken Eakin on 31/05/2013

    This is not worth $1. Let alone the $18.71 they want. Luckily I did the free trial first, and even that is not worth it. A complete waste of money.

  • (40 stars)

    by Abdullah Al-Ghamdi on 03/05/2013

    v. Bad

  • (40 stars)

    by Lloyd Dave Ellender on 27/12/2012

    Don`t bother to download. Greedy company. Said 1 day left after being installed for 5 minutes. You can`t really even check it out, as ad comes up to buy full version every time you try to look at a page. Total waste of my time.

  • (40 stars)

    by Tery Johns on 07/12/2012

    Seems ok, but I got message within minutes saying I had 1 day left on the trial. Wasted my time, since it was not clearly marked as a trial and no price evident. Sorta ticked me off and left a bad feeling for the developer. The rating is geared for the poorly advertised trial, not content itself since there is no way I can go through the program in one day!