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Coastal Recreation Management: The Sustainable Development of Maritime Leisure

Edited By: T Goodhead and D Johnson

332 pages, Figs, maps

Chapman & Hall (E & FN Spon)

Paperback | Jul 1996 | #53723 | ISBN: 0419203605
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Designed as an overview of the subject, this book provides the reader with the concepts and practical considerations of coastal recreation management.


List of Contributors. Preface. Part One: Concepts Chapter One: Maritime leisure - J. Anderson. Introduction; Watersports as a leisure activity; The history of water-based recreation; Watersports participation; Conclusion. Chapter Two: Sustainable enjoyment - the need for leisure management at - the coast D. Johnson and B. Seabrooke. Introduction; Mangagement principles and processes; Resource management: reconciling competing demands; Recreational management: managing the recreational experience; Coastal zone management; Conclusion. Part Two: The coastal recreation environment Chapter Three: Working with change: wind, waves, and tides - A. Fairclough, J. Pearson and T. Savill. Introduction; Global weather; Waves; Tides, tidal streams and currents; Conclusion. Chapter Four: Limitations for Coastal Recreation - Dr. H. Pickering Introduction; Physical constraints on leisure; Provision of opportunity; Quality of leisure experience; Institutional constraints; Environmental designations; Conclusion. Chapter Five: Water Quality and Pollution - Dr. S. Lewey and Dr. G. Rees. Introduction; Sewerage discharges; Regulatory controls on quality of marine waters; Diseases and microorganisms; Health effects; The impact of leisure activities on water quality; Boat wash; Conclusion. Chapter Six: Planning and the provision of marine recreation facilities - J. Taussik. Introduction; The legal framework; Town and country planning; Planning at local level; The cascade of policy; Limitations of the planning system; Conclusion. Part Three: Operation and safety Chapter Seven: Small craft equipment, operations and organisations - M. Hughes and R. Andrews. Introduction; Background issues; Small craft equipment; Activitiy management; Watersports organisations; Conclusion. Chapter Eight: Sea school management - T. Goodhead. Introduction; The objectives of managing sea schools; Shore facilities; Water facilities; General safety; Safety boats and equipment; Optimum coarse duration; High-tech equipment; Foul weather; Staffing; Finance; Marketing and pricing; Facilities; Conclusion. Chapter Nine: Marinas and yachting - T. Goodhead, N. Kasic and C. Wheeler. Introduction; Historical development; Regional impact; Design; Operational requirements; Yacht technology; Marina access; Conclusion. Chapter Ten: Commercial harbour operations and recreation - C. Atwell. Introduction; Commercial operations; The ports of today; The port/harbour authority; The management of safety of navigation in ports and harbours; Navigational considerations in the vicinity of large commercial vessels; Action taken by the port authority to improve safety; Authorities responsible for safety; Conclusions. Part Four: Management Chapter Eleven: Looking ashore: a comparison with inland waters and waterways - Dr. R. Ballinger. Introduction; Opportunities offered

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