From Selecting a boat to finding what needs to be on board!
Cruising Communications includes: Telephone; VHF radio, HF SSB communications and email; DSC; International Telephones; Sat Phone; EPIRB; and even SPOT.
This book provides step by step procedures that anyone can follow to program and use the 802 radio's many functions. It includes pictures and charts to help simplify the process. Even if you cannot program your VCR or your cell phone, this book will guide you through each procedure and make you an 802 pro. (If you are just now buying a new SSB, you only need Volume V)
This is the same manual as the Icom IC M802 Made Simple for Cruisers book, but in Spanish.
Radar operation techniques that anyone can use to avoid collisions at sea.
The Installation and Operating all in one book. The installation guide is applicable to all HF Radio installations.
Cruisers have told me that Amateur Radio is different on board a boat and asked me to please write this book. However some of the basics in this book will help any new ham with HF Communications.
GMDSS is all about making sure people do not die at sea on commercial ships, but as a cruiser on a private boat if you understand the rules, GMDSS will help keep you safe as well.
Data Log Book
It is important to keep track of where you are and have been. This is a simple format and inexpensive log book to record and maintain your vessel's track.