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David S Yetman

Agent: n/a
Hodgdon Island, P.O. Box 148
Boothbay, Maine, United States


. In addition to writing features and monthly columns for MotorBoating (“Tips From A Pro”) and Trailer Boats (“Boat Improvement”) magazines, David’s free-lancing and assignment credits have included appearances in Boating World, Dockside, Lakeland Boating, Offshore, Power & Motoryacht, Sail, Soundings and Yachting magazines and on the web sites and
His work has evoked editorial comments such as “elegant”, “a clean, coherent writing style” and “thoroughly researched and well written” and is usually accompanied by his own technical illustrations and photography . His articles have garnered awards in the 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003 and 2004 Writing Competitions sponsored by Boating Writers International. He is the author and illustrator of three books, The Boaters’ Book of Nautical Terms (1998), Modern Boatworks (2000), and Practical Seamanship (2001).

Interests: Boating, computers, language; writing tech articles for the non-tech reader

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: Yes


Published works:


  • Boaters' Book of Nautical Terms, The
  • Practical Seamanship
  • Modern Boatworks
  • Boaters' Book of Nautical Terms