Make Money With Your Captain's License: How to Get a Job or Run a Business on a Boat

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McGraw Hill Professional, 27 Δεκ 2007 - 240 σελίδες

A practical guide to turning your love for boating into money in the bank

You may dream of making your passion for the sport a means for a livelihood. Whether you are looking for new employment possibilities or wanting to remain active in your golden years, Captain Brown can help turn your dreams of making money afloat into a reality.

Brown describes how to get a job on a boat or run a practical boat-based business, including fishing charters, excursions, dinner cruises, and water taxis. He also covers business issues, safety, marketing, liability, and Coast Guard licensing requirements. The author details the possible ups and downs and risks about running a boat-based business.

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Περιεχόμενα

Chapter 1 US Coast Guard Licenses
1
Chapter 2 Becoming a Paid Captain
13
Chapter 3 Captain as Entrepreneur
35
Chapter 4 Researching Your Business
46
Chapter 5 Planning and Funding Your Business
65
Chapter 6 Choosing Your Business Boat
85
Chapter 7 Hiring and Managing Employees
110
Chapter 8 Business Marine and Employee Insurance
128
Chapter 10 Customer Policies
165
Chapter 11 Passenger Safety
181
Chapter 12 When Things Go Wrong
195
Chapter 13 Food and Beverage Service
211
Pro Forma Business Plan
227
Online Resources
231
Prequalification Form for Purchasing a Used Inspected Vessel
237
Index
239

Chapter 9 Marketing Your Business
141

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Σελίδα 137 - That any seaman who shall suffer personal injury in the course of his employment may, at his election, maintain an action for damages at law, with the right of trial by jury, and in such action all statutes of the United States modifying or extending the common-law right or remedy in cases of personal injury to railway employees shall apply...
Σελίδα 87 - Passenger for hire means a passenger for whom consideration is contributed as a condition of carriage on the vessel, whether directly or indirectly flowing to the owner, charterer, operator, agent, or any other person having an interest in the vessel.
Σελίδα 87 - On other than an international voyage, an individual carried on the vessel, except — (1) The owner or an individual representative of the owner or, in the case of a vessel under charter, an individual charterer or individual representative of the charterer...
Σελίδα 36 - There also may be financial difficulties until the business becomes profitable, which could take months or years. You may have to adjust to a lower standard of living or put family assets at risk in the short term.
Σελίδα 115 - ... hostile environment" standard also applies to harassment on the bases of race, color, national origin, religion, age, and disability.) Pregnancy Based Discrimination: Pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions must be treated in the same way as other...
Σελίδα 221 - Services (DHHS) and the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), were influenced by the rapidly accumulating evidence that an individual's dietary choices can significantly affect chronic disease risk.
Σελίδα 86 - Consideration means an economic benefit, Inducement, right, or profit including pecuniary payment accruing to an individual, person, or entity, but not including a voluntary sharing of the actual expenses of the voyage, by monetary contribution or donation of fuel, food, beverage, or other supplies.
Σελίδα 98 - An international distress call and a call to the Coast Guard over radiotelephone made if assistance is needed (if radiotelephone equipped). (b) Man overboard. D Ring buoy thrown overboard as close to the victim as possible.

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David G. Brown, coauthor of Boatbuilding with Baltek DuraKore, The Last Log of the Titanic, and White Hurricane, holds a 100-ton Master’s license, and has run commercial boats for 16 years. He owns and operates a water taxi and excursion boat on the Maumee River in Toledo, Ohio.

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