What Others Say About…
…Water Wise: Safety for the Recreational Boater
"A great book with
the potential of saving lives, one of which could be your own."
—John Browning, Southwest by South Sailing News
"Water Wise is clearly written and well organized and researched… Even long-time boaters would do well to keep it around the cabin."
—The Boating News, April 1999, Charleston, SC
should be required reading for all people who operate boats. Congratulations
on an informative and well designed book!"
—Lynn Whitley, Sea Grant Education Coordinator, University of Southern California
"Very fine publication for the safety of recreational boaters."
—James Falk, Marine Advisory, University of Delaware
"Everyone who goes more than a few hundred feet from the launch ramp, dock or mooring should
read this book."
—Charlie Bond, Safety Consultant, Pacific Northwest, Ralston Cunningham Assoc.
"This book does a very comprehensive job of educating the reader about boating safety."
—Steve Stewart, Michigan Sea Grant Extension
More about Water Wise
Each year more than 78 million boaters take to America's waterways. The U.S. boating public can play safer on the water with this new all-in-one boating safety book. Written for skippers of large and small recreational boats, in all waterways nationwide, this book can greatly improve their chances of preventing accidents and surviving a boating crisis. It is well illustrated and has a very readable, direct style.
Water Wise will help boaters enjoy boating safely by teaching:
- Safe boating practices
- What to do if someone falls overboard
- How to read the weather
- Selecting Coast Guardapproved survival equipment
- Seven steps to survival
- First aid
- Fire fighting
- Where to get safety training
Jerry Dzugan is director of the Alaska Marine Safety Education Association (AMSEA) and is a boating safety trainer. He has also been a commercial fisherman, charterboat operator, emergency medical services instructor, and sailboat skipper. Dzugan has earned safety awards from the Alaska Safety Advisory Council, National Safe Boating Council, National Safety Council, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the U.S. Marine Safety Association.
Susan Clark Jensen is a boating safety trainer, has served as an emergency medical services instructor and coordinator, and is a veteran skipper of many kinds of boats.