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- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 7.99
The 17th edition of this bestselling pocket reference for racers has been completely revised to cover the new rules for 2013-2016. It includes the full text of the new racing rules with a handy 'Quick Guide to the Changes' at the front. Each rule is carefully analysed, and the situations likely to be met with in a race are explained with helpful... more...
- McGraw-Hill 2007; US$ 8.95
What you need to know about anchoring--fast and easy!. Anchoring is a necessary skill for any boater--power or sail--whether you are planning a picnic lunch in a secluded cove or an overnight visit in a distant anchorage. This 16-panel, foldout guide provides you with fast, easy-to-follow instructions for safe and efficient anchoring. Anchoring is... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 45.00
The modern cruising catamaran has arrived. The arguments are over and the verdict is in--cruising catamarans comprise a rapidly growing percentage of the cruising fleet worldwide. Their advantages of space, stability, speed, and handling under power are truly compelling, and modern cats are every bit as reliable as monohulls. This long overdue, in-depth... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 19.95
Transform basic sailing skills into true mastery No other sport is as complex or as gear- and technique-intensive as sailing. The details and nuances are vast, but beneath the surface are 27 elements, or core areas of knowledge. By understanding these principles you can attain true mastery: tie any knot, shape any sail, take the helm of any... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 18.95
Learn how to become a better navigator and skipper These seamanship and navigation techniques are designed for maximum usefulness in the cockpits, pilothouses, and navigation stations of sail- and powerboats. Navigation techniques range from traditional to electronic and include highly useful tips for coastal cruise planning under sail or power.... more...
- McGraw-Hill 2009; US$ 19.95
The learn-to-sail book for when you are in a hurry to gain your sea legs At the Offshore Sailing School, the Colgates have taught more than 100,000 adults how to sail. Now they are making their proven instructional methods available to you so you can fulfill your sailing dreams in little time. Though designed around three days of intensive instruction,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 19.95
A soup-to-nuts introduction to small, economical sailing craft. Trailer sailers--the smallest, most economical sailboats with sleeping accommodations--are a popular platform for learning the basics of sailing and are often considered to be the entry level to cruising under sail. Author Brian Gilbert shows how trailer sailers can be the ideal craft... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 29.95
The Mirror is one of the UK’s best-loved dinghies. This book teaches you how to sail and race one and how to get the best out of it. The Mirror dinghy is a British sailing icon and continues to evolve, keeping up with modern sailing technology and requirements. Written by the national UK Mirror Coach, this fully illustrated book covers... more...
- Touchstone 2008; US$ 24.00
Written by America's foremost instructional authority, the new edition of Sailing Fundamentals combines the training programs of the American Sailing Association and the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary. The official learn-to-sail manual of the American Sailing Association, it is also used in the programs of many yacht clubs, colleges, and sailing... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2011; US$ 18.00
This is not just an instructional book---it's an insight into a sailor's approach to the sea, boats, and the ever-changing dynamic of wind on the water. "A learn-to-sail book with heart."-- WoodenBoat. "A real winner...a masterful blend of straightforward text with delightful and instructive illustrations. Quite simply a great... more...