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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Grove/Atlantic, Inc. 2013;
The America?s Cup, first awarded in 1851, is the oldest trophy in international sports, and one of the most hotly contested. In 2000, Larry Ellison, co-founder and billionaire CEO of Oracle Corporation, decided to run for the coveted prize and found an unlikely partner in Norbert Bajurin, a car radiator mechanic who had recently been named Commodore... more...
- Sheridan House 2010; US$ 16.99
In 1939, young English naval signalman Geoffrey Holder-Jones began his career by surviving a German mine attack in the Thames estuary. World War II took him as naval officer to Iceland, the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen, and the United States. Commissioned as a naval officer and given command of his own ship, Jones then patrolled the waters off... more...
- McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc. 2012; US$ 28.00
Your comprehensive reference for sailboat racing. Paul Elvstrom Explains the Racing Rules of Sailing hasaccompanied sailors to regattas since 1965. This newedition of the book--known to all simply as “Elvstrom”and famous for its plastic boats and wind arrows--incorporates the complete text of the InternationalSailing Federation’s... 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... more...