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- Wiley 2006; US$ 21.99
Interested in learning to sail but feel like you’re navigating in murky waters? Sailing for Dummies, Second Edition introduces the basics of sailing, looks at the different types of sailboats and their basic parts, and teaches you everything you need to know before you leave the dock. In Sailing for Dummies, Second Edition , two U.S. sailing... more...
- Boson Books 2006; US$ 6.99
Walter Cronkite?An extraordinary tale from World War II of an extraordinary sailing vessel written by a courageous and extraordinary author. Clive Cussler?This is a good book and would make a good film. A Ship's Tale is compelling, true to life, and hitting straight in the heart. I can empathize with those men who love that ship?for I too have loved... more...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 24.95
Seamanship is the art of managing a boat. This book is a follow-up to the successful Sail & Rig Tuning and Illustrated Navigation c overing knots, docking the boat and anchoring, all illustrated in Ivar Dedekam’s distinctive style and backed up with clear and simple text. These skills are imperative to keep a boat safe and make cruising... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 19.95
Find Your Way at Sea, No Matter What ?Inherently interesting and fun to read . . . provides the clearest understanding of general navigation principles we've seen yet.?--BoatU.S. ?Thorough and authoritative.?-- Sea Kayaker ?A definitive work of instant appeal to seamen of all levels of experience.?--The Navigation Foundation Every sailor... more...
- Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 7.95
A Breathtaking adventure of the high seas?and a true story In 1834, Richard Henry Dana went from Harvard student to common seaman, sailing from California to Cape Horn. This journal survives as one of the most vivid accounts of the relationship between man and sea?and still rings true as a portrayal of man?s endurance. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 8.95
Your quick-reference, on-board guide to the symbology and shorthand notations used on nautical charts Nautical charts contain an incredible amount of information for those who know how to decipher them. But without a key to the symbology, a chart can be bewildering. Nigel Calder, one of today's most respected boating authors, helps you make... more...
- McGraw-Hill 2009; US$ 22.95
The first comprehensive book on stripbuilding almost any type of small boat. Strip-planking is a popular method of amateur boat construction, but until now there has never been a book that showed how to use it for more than one type of boat. Author Nick Schade presents complete plans for three boats of different types (canoe, kayak, and a dinghy) and... more...
- Nomad Press 2003; US$ 35.95
Written in concise, layperson's language and full of photographs and personal anecdotes, this book goes step-by-step through the process of creating and using sails. Provided is a definitive look at the latest developments in sails, sailcloth, engineering, hardware, and sail trim. Also offered are case studies that illustrate which fibers, fabrics,... more...
- Tracks Publishing 2001; US$ 9.99
This beginner?s sailing instructional guide covers both monohull and catamaran sailing with an emphasis on basic technique, safety, and fun. Skipping complicated sailing jargon that can stymie most novices, this book goes straight to the very basic questions, such as How do I leave the dock? and Where are the brakes? Technique and simple theory... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 24.95
Instant answers for your boat handling, navigation, and seamanship questions. The Instant Handbook uses a dynamic new quick-reference format to cover the critical aspects of piloting, seamanship, and boat handling under sail or power more accessibly and effectively than has ever been done before. It puts at your fingertips all the information you need... more...