Get Anchoring: A Captain's Quick Guide PDF

By Peter Nielsen

ISBN-10: 0071487719

ISBN-13: 9780071487719

ISBN-10: 0071508872

ISBN-13: 9780071508872

What you must learn about anchoring--fast and simple!

Anchoring is an important ability for any boater--power or sail--whether you're making plans a picnic lunch in a secluded cove or an in a single day stopover at in a far off anchorage.

This 16-panel, foldout consultant will give you speedy, easy-to-follow directions for secure and effective anchoring. Anchoring is in complete colour and is outlined on hinged, seriously laminated, water-resistant pages, so this hard source will carry its personal even if you're in tough weather.

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In freezing weather, the soldier may neglect washing due to the cold temperatures and scarcity of water. This can result in skin infections and vermin infestation. If bathing is difficult for any extended period, the soldier should examine his skin and clean it often. Snow baths in lieu of a water bath are recommended. This helps reduce skin infections and aids the comfort of the soldier. (1) Snow may be used instead of toilet paper. Soldiers should shave at rest periods in the shelter so that oils stripped in shaving will be replenished.

Seek shelter around dry, clean rock without cracks; in scree fields; or in deep indentations (depressions, caves). Keep at least half a body’s length away from a cave wall and opening. (2) Assume a one-point-of-contact body position. Squat on your haunches or sit on a rucksack or rope. Pull your knees to your chest and keep both feet together. If half way up the rock face, secure yourself with more than one point―lightning can burn through rope. If already rappelling, touch the wall with both feet together and hurry to the next anchor.

Fats are the body’s natural stored source of energy. Fats provide the body around 9 kilocalories of energy per gram and require less energy for the body to digest than protein but more than carbohydrates. (3) Carbohydrates. Carbohydrates are an important source of calories. In the form of glucose, carbohydrates are found in the most important energy-producing cycles in the body’s cells. If carbohydrate intake exceeds energy needs, moderate amounts are stored in the muscles and liver. Larger amounts are converted into fats and stored in that form.

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