Water Wise is a fine collection of safety tips for just about every emergency conceivable aboard a small pleasure boat. Topics covered include first aid, firefighting, sensible vessel and voyage preparation, survival suggestions, and safe seamanship guidelines. The book is a handy quick reference that will aid both the seasoned sailor and novice. University of Alaska Sea Grant and United States Marine Safety Association, Philadelphia, Penn.;
215-564-3484; 200 pages; $19.95.