This vintage book comprises a comprehensive and accessible guide to motor boating, with information on signalling, knots, dealing with problems and emergencies, navigation, reading the tide, correcting bearing, and much more. Written in simple, clear language and profusely illustrated, “Motor Boating for the Novice” is highly recommended for the novice, and would make for a fantastic addition to collections of allied literature. Contents include: “The Type to Choose, Some Sea Terms, Helm Orders, Moorings”, “Check the Gear, Leaving the Moorings, Returning to Moorings”, “Anchoring, Mooring with two Anchors, Running alongside a Quay, Running alongside a Quay, twin Screws”, Rule of the Road, Lights, Vessels under Sail, Vessels under Power, Rules in Rhyme, Sound Signals”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on boating.