Chapman Book of Piloting and Seamanship - 67th Edition
Chapman Chapman Piloting & Seamanship
  • Chapman Book of Piloting and Seamanship - 67th Edition

Chapman Book of Piloting and Seamanship - 67th Edition

Chapman Piloting and Seamanship has become the essential guide for power and sail boaters. It has sold millions of copies in nearly 100 years and features 928 large full-color pages with over 1,500 illustrations and charts. Updated to the latest information, including federal laws, regulations and fees, no competing book is quite as current as the Chapman Piloting & Seamanship guide. The book is even current on the latest technology, covering communications and navigation electronics from GPS to depth sounders/fish finders, chart plotters and more. Everything in the book from text to illustrations and chart plots has been updated to meet the technological advances of today.

Chapman books are the officially recommended text for USCG boating education classes and Chapman Piloting and Seamanship is no exception. A necessity onboard any boat.

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Includes information on:


  • Boating rules
  • Weather and tide
  • Currents and navigation
  • Facts about special seamanship for powerboats and sailboats
  • Anchoring
  • Communications
  • Navigation
  • Inland boating
  • Marlinespike seamanship and boating customs
  • And other vital knowledge for virtually any boater.


BRAND: Chapman
Type: Boating Basics
4.7 3

Much more than I expected


I purchased the book as a Christmas gift for my son-in-law who is a somewhat experienced power boater. I hope he gets as much from it as he can.


Euclid, Ohio


There's always something more to learn


The most important things about handling a boat are often learned when the conditions are difficult and an unpleasant experience inhibits learning or even a return to the water. Spending some time with this book gives you a better understanding of what the captain is doing so you can be a better deckhand.

Vinny the painter

San Luis Obispo, Ca


Chapman is the source


Chapman is still the most complete source of nautical related information. Many organizations use it as a text book- that should tell you something. If you use a boat you can use this book.

Marley's Ghost

Lake Champlain, VT


Chapman Book of Piloting and Seamanship - 67th Edition



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