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- McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc. 2006; US$ 22.95
WINNER OF THE NATIONAL OUTDOOR BOOK AWARD FOR LITERATURE. Sail to the ends of the earth and back again without leaving your favorite reading chair. When Beth Leonard and her partner, Evans Starzinger, returned from a three-year, 35,000 mile circumnavigation, they thought they were done with offshore voyaging. But neither realized how irrevocably they... more...
- McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc. 2006; US$ 24.00
From docking to surviving storm waves,everything you need to know before you hit the water. Using hundreds of illustrations and photos, Powerboat Handling Illustrated shows you step-by-step how to do tasks such as docking, trimming, wave handling, and close-quarters maneuvering. These maneuvers are adapted to different types of boats under various... more...
- McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc. 2005; US$ 27.95
Big adventures on the high seas—from one of the greatest seafaring writers of our age. Hal Roth’s vivid, authentic tales of the sea have riveted readers around the world for forty years. Here, in one volume, are three of his classic sea stories, each one a white-knuckled, rail-down voyage into the unknown. A hard-working San Francisco husband... more...
- McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc. 2003; US$ 29.95
A new classic from one of the world's most respected sailing authors. More than 35 years ago, Hal Roth quit his job as a journalist and went sailing. Since then, he's logged more than 200,000 sea miles. Along the way, Roth also has authored eight voyaging classics, including the 1978 bestseller After 50,000 Miles . Taking that book as its starting... more...
- McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc. 2004; US$ 16.95
The Comprehensive Sailing Start-Up Resource: Can a keelboat tip over?; Can I take a centerboard boat onto open water?; How can I determine what boat I want?; Once I do, what’s a fair price to pay for it?; Should I buy it new or used?; How can I tell the difference between a used boat and one that’s used up?; Now that I have it, how can... more...
- McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc. 2004; US$ 22.95
Learn how to handle a cruising sailboat in as little as seven days—even if you’ve never sailed before!. Who says you have to be an experienced daysailor before you can think about cruising? Steve and Doris Colgate know that most of us don’t have that kind of time. At the Offshore Sailing School, the Colgates have helped more than... more...
- Random House Australia 2011; US$ 18.08
'Salter writes with engaging affection, good humour and knowledge. Nobody tells a yachting yarn better' ? Sir James Hardy OBE This is a book about the excitement of sailing. The characters, the adventures, the disasters ? and the quiet little drink afterwards. No sport generates more anecdotes than ocean racing. It's a world rich in bizarre incidents,... more...
- A&C Black 2011; US$ 19.50
This is a unique, practical, hands-on guide to boat manoeuvring. Manoeuvring a yacht under engine at close quarters in a marine of close to other (expensive!) boats can be a daunting prospect for the inexperienced skipper - but it has to be done in order to take your boat off a pontoon to go sailing, and to berth her after a day on the water. Throw... more...
- Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2008; Not Available
For anyone considering setting sail " Eyewitness Companions offer an essential reference library, perfect for novices or anyone who just wants to know more about their favourite pastime." Heyday Essential reading ; whether you're dipping your toe in the water for the first time, or a seasoned sea-dog brushing up your skills. Find out how to... more...