Your quick-access guide to international andU.S. boating rulesThe U.S. Coast Guard requires every boat morethan 39-feet long to carry a copy of the nauticalrules of the road onboard. Heres one that is convenientand handy enough for quick reference on thewater. This bestselling guide includes the full text of the original rules, and Charlie Wings clear, rule-by-rule translations make them easy to follow. It also includes a "One-Minute Guide Decision Tree" and a brief overview of the rules intent to give you a good idea of what to do in any common situation.