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  • The Boat Data Bookby Richard Nicolson; Ian Nicolson

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 28.99

    The Boat Data Book is a treasure trove of invaluable information for boatowners, designers, builders, surveyors, chandlers and anyone maintaining their own boat. This sixth edition contains more tables of lengths, widths, weights and strengths as well as new data on a vast range of equipment from anchors to masts, propellers to gas cylinders,... more...

  • Canoe and Kayak Building the Light and Easy Wayby Sam Rizzetta

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 26.00

    Sam Rizzetta is a boat designer and builder, a master luthier (a builder of stringed, fretted musical instruments), a music historian, a composites fabricator, and author. A canoeist since the age of three, he has designed and built numerous canoes and averages 1,000 miles of paddling annually. His innovative Fabric Form method of boatbuilding is... more...

  • Shipwrecked!by Evan L. Balkan

    Menasha Ridge Press 2010; US$ 10.95

    For readers who relish the image of clinging to a sinking makeshift raft while fighting off sword-wielding and delirious mutineers wrenching the last cask of water from a sailor's sun-scorched hands (while sharks circle in famished anticipation), Shipwrecked! Adventures and Disasters at Sea is an irresistible read. A heady voyage through human suffering... more...

  • One Wild Songby Paul Heiney

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 10.99

    When Countrywise presenter Paul Heiney's son Nicholas committed suicide aged 23, Paul and his wife, Times columnist Libby Purves, were rocked to the core. Nicholas had been a highly gifted promising young man, albeit he had struggled to keep his head above water at times as severe depression slowly dragged him down over many years. Nicholas... more...

  • Anchoringby Peter Nielsen

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 8.95

    Peter Nielsen is an experienced mariner and the editor of SAIL magazine. He was previously editor of Yachting Monthly magazine in the United Kingdom. more...

  • Catamaransby Gregor Tarjan

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 45.00

    Acknowledgements Foreword Introduction History Abbreviated Present Environment The Big Picture Current Perception of Multihulls Modern Pioneers Objective & Mission Profile Part 1. Multihull Characteristics Multihull Advantages Catamaran vs. Multihull Speed Efficiency Stability Safety Draft No-Heel... more...

  • The Blue Book of Sailingby Adam Cort

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 22.00

    1. Knowing the Angles 2. How to Make a Sailboat Go Where You Want It To 3. How to See the Wind 4. Catching the Wind, or Why Sails Are Curved 5. Steering with Your Sails 6. The Anatomy of a Rope 7. The Anatomy of a Knot 8. The Simple Secrets of Docking Under Sail 9. The Simple Secrets of Docking Under Power 10. Reading a Sail Plan Drawing... more...

  • Seamanship Secretsby John Jamieson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 18.95

    Contents Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Chart and Publication Secrets A Navigator?s Most Trusted Companion Chart Tints and Coloring Flat Beach, High Cliffs, or Soaring Peaks? How to Interpret Water Depths and Seabed Characteristics Height Measurements for Safe Passage Symbols That Shout ?Danger!? and ?Beware!? Solve... more...

  • Fast Track to Sailingby Steve Colgate; Doris Colgate

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 19.95

    Steve Colgate founded the Offshore Sailing School in 1964. He has participated in two America?s Cup trials, 17 Newport-Bermuda races, seven Fastnet Races, the Pan American Games, the Olympics, and six transatlantic races. Doris Colgate is president and CEO of the Offshore Sailing School and founder of the National Women?s Sailing Association.... more...

  • The Complete Trailer Sailor: How to Buy, Equip, and Handle Small Cruising Sailboatsby Brian Gilbert

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 21.00

    PART 1 Getting a Boat 1. Finding the Right Boat for You 2. Evaluating Trailerable Sailboats 3. The Sailboats 4. Purchasing a boat 5. Tow Vehicles and Trailers PART 2 Getting Your New Boat Ready for Sailing 6. Parts Common to most trailer-sailers 7. Trailer-Sailing equipment PART 3 Taking Your Boat Out for the First Time 8. Ready to... more...