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- Algonquin Books 2012; US$ 22.95
Godforsaken Sea is the hair-raising account of the world's most demanding, dangerous, and deadly sailing race. Around the world, one sailor, one boat, no stops, no assistance. Author Derek Lundy's vivid book follows the field of the 1996 - 1997 Vendee Globe through the race's grueling four-month circumnavigation of the globe, most of it through the... 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...
- McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc. 2012; US$ 22.00
“It was the best of dreams, it was the worst of dreams, it was an age of consulting the nautical experts, it was the age of landlubber foolishness, it was the epoch of determination, it was the epoch of despair, it was the season of hurricanes, it was a spring of beachcombing…”. If you dream about chucking it all away and sailing... more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95
Bursting with practical advice on rigging, launching and sailing in all conditions, this is the ultimate guide for all Laser sailors, whatever your level. Colour photographs and illustrations help the beginner turn from novice to competent club racer within weeks of getting afloat. The more experienced sailor will find the go-fast tips from sailing... 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$ 7.99
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$ 5.11
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...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 24.95
An eclectic mix of exciting stories every surfer will love This eclectic mix has something for everyone, from classic tales of monster waves and epic battles to stories of when life among the breakers goes wrong. There are accounts of death and disaster, as well as bravery and triumph. The bizarre and the extreme rub shoulders with perfect... 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...