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  • Reeds Weather Handbookby Frank Singleton

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    The bestselling Reeds Handbooks are hugely popular with boaters on board and at home, and the Reeds Weather Handbook continues in this same tradition. This essential pocket-sized guide equips the reader with all the tools to predict and deal with local and distant weather conditions, whether on a day trip or a longer cruise, along the coast or further... more...

  • The Snow Touristby Charlie English

    Granta Publications 2013; US$ 9.99

    A bracing and beguiling quest for the world's deepest, purest snowfall that takes us from carrot-nosed snowmen in frosty gardens to the most perilous peaks on earth - a book that does for the white stuff what Robert Macfarlane did for mountains. more...

  • The Pocket Book of Weatherby Michael Bright

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 10.99

    Featuring 3,000 essential facts and figures, this entertaining and informative guide to the world's weather explains how the weather shapes our planet and affects all our lives. From sandstorms to monsoons, avalanches to solar storms, rainbows to tornadoes, this concise but comprehensive book explores the whats, whys, wheres, hows and whens. - How... more...

  • Heavy Weather Sailingby Peter Bruce

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 34.99

    Heavy Weather Sailing has long reigned as the ultimate international authority on surviving storms at sea aboard sailing and motor vessels. The book brings together a wealth of expert advice from many of the great sailors of the present, including fresh accounts of yachts overtaken by extreme weather, from Ewan Southby Tailyour, Alex Whitworth, Peter... more...

  • Coastal Turmoilby Ken Endean

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2010; US$ 18.99

    Most boating is done in coastal waters, yet being close to land can often present greater dangers than sailing offshore. Near to the coast, sea conditions are more complex: winds and currents change in strength and direction, often unpredictably, waves are distorted by shallows, and even in fine weather there are tidal races, tricky headlands and other... more...

  • Instant Wind Forecastingby Alan Watts

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2010; US$ 14.99

    Weather expert Alan Watts uses 24 colour photographs of cloud formations to accompany detailed and accessible explanations and tables, enabling readers to read the sky and predict what the weather will do. more...

  • The Weather Handbookby Alan Watts

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 14.99

    The Weather Handbook is the essential guide to how the weather is formed, providing readers with the ability to look at the sky and interpret its signs, and combine this knowledge with information provided by professional forecasts to assess for themselves what the coming weather is likely to be. This handbook has been the standard reference... more...

  • 1001 Questions Answered Aboutby Barbara Tufty

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 19.95

    This highly readable and informative guide imparts a wealth of solid scientific data about hurricanes, tornadoes, thunderstorms, wind, fog, ice storms, and other events. The text is embellished with 72 drawings and 20 photographs. more...

  • Eco-Hustle! Global Warming, Greenwashing, and Sustainabilityby Bruce Johansen

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 48.00

    Climate change is more than just a buzzword. It is a reality that society and industry have failed to deal with effectively. "Greenwashing," a term that author Bruce E. Johansen defines as the "environmental sleight of hand" performed by technology and advertising, has us convinced that certain "green" practices are sustainable. In his book, Johansen... more...

  • The Sailor's Book Of The Weatherby Simon Keeling

    Fernhurst Books Limited 2008; US$ 21.23

    Learn about the key principles that influence the weather in order to forecast from observations and the available information. A must for anyone who ventures onto the water. more...