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- McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc. 2012; US$ 22.00
From a racing master, all the knowledge you need to make your boat go faster and safer in any condition. In Performance Sailing and Racing , Steve Colgate explains how to improve your sailing and push your boat to higher but safer speeds. He shows you how get your boat to perform as it was designed--with grace and an ease of motion--and to sail at... more...
- McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc. 2001; US$ 18.95
"An invaluable resource. [Vigor's] practical wisdom gives you the know-how and confidence to prepare your boat for the sea."--Cruising World. Here is the book that answer the sailor's fundamental question--"Can my boat take me offshore safely?"--then shows how to make it happen. more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 29.95
Segeln gehört zu den schönsten Vergnügen im Urlaub am Meer. Wieso also nicht mitmachem beim Wasserspaß und selbst einmal im Boot über die Wogen flitzen? Bleiben Sie keine Landratte und lernen Sie, dass aufschießen, wenden und halsen keine mittelalterlichen Foltermethoden sind! Das Autoren- und Ehepaar JJ. und Peter Isler... more...
- St. Martin's Press 1996; US$ 8.99
Designed for sailors who know the basics, Sail Better will help you master your general skills, operate and protect your boat more efficiently, learn the fundamentals of racing, and much more, you'll find detailed sections on: -Cruising: sailing with children, dropping anchor, dinghies, sails and sail control, techniques, working the boat, maintenance... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2012; US$ 5.44
A brave man in a small boat alone on a big sea. Vintage Chichester, written after the 1960 Singlehanded Transatlantic Race, before Sir Francis made his epic, solo voyage around the world. Chichester was a courageous explorer and gifted navigator. In this book he shares his fears and moments of exhilaration on the Atlantic. The result is both a practical... more...
- McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc. 2012; US$ 45.00
"Shellenberger has perfected the art of gunkholing . . . An excellent book for both those who enjoy weekend cruises and those who merely want to know more about Chesapeake Bay." -- Daily Press (Newport News, VA). "With more than 3,000 miles of shoreline, theChesapeake Bay offers a treasury of cruising spots.Shellenberger's book provides... more...
- Neil Wilson Publishing 2012; US$ 14.57
In the spring and summer of 2007, off the coast of Valencia, the 32nd challenge for the America's Cup was sailed; possibly yachting's oldest continuously contested trophy, and often referred to in the purple press as 'Yachting's Holy Grail'. It attracted yachts from all over the world with the 12 syndicates involved spending millions of dollars on... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 20.00
The only rules-of-thumb compendium for boaters, updated with 45 new entries to delight, entertain, and most importantly, inform. These are tried and tested rules of thumb--the distilled essence of centuries of seafaring experience--providing succinct answers to the questions most-asked by boaters. "The perfect, practical gift to give or receive."... more...
- DK Publishing 2013; US$ 19.95
The idea of learning to sail excites the imagination with fantasies of a carefree, simple way to relax. But in reality, a lot of work goes into mastering the technical aspects of sailing and learning how to get from one place to another without ending up in the water. Other sailing books go into more detail than the casual learner wants or needs. ... more...
- DK Publishing 2013; US$ 19.95
Sailing Essentials is the perfect reference for yachtsmen of all levels! This illustrated guide provides sailors with everything they need to know about how to sail. Broken down into easy-to-follow, bite-sized units, Sailing Essentials takes readers through key sailing techniques-from hoisting a sail and reading charts to steering a course... more...