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- Wiley 2011; 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...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00
Tracing an awe-inspiring oceanic route from Boston, around Cape Horn, to the California coast, Two Years Before the Mast is both a riveting story of adventure and the most eloquent, insightful account we have of life at sea in the early nineteenth century. Richard Henry Dana is only nineteen when he abandons the patrician world of Boston and Harvard... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 22.99
For anyone with a tiny galley kitchen and an appetite for fresh, gorgeous food, there's good news: no more tins or bland leftovers aboard. These fabulous and easy recipes (all using no more than two pots and taking no longer than 30 minutes) will allow you to spoil yourself in harbour, keep things simple at sea, and make delicious meals and tasty... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 8.95
What you need to know about anchoring--fast and easy! Anchoring is a necessary skill for any boater--power or sail--whether you are planning a picnic lunch in a secluded cove or an overnight visit in a distant anchorage. This 16-panel, foldout guide provides you with fast, easy-to-follow instructions for safe and efficient anchoring. Anchoring... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 45.00
The modern cruising catamaran has arrived The arguments are over and the verdict is in--cruising catamarans comprise a rapidly growing percentage of the cruising fleet worldwide. Their advantages of space, stability, speed, and handling under power are truly compelling, and modern cats are every bit as reliable as monohulls. This long overdue,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 22.00
Transform basic sailing skills into true mastery No other sport is as complex or as gear- and technique-intensive as sailing. The details and nuances are vast, but beneath the surface are 22 elements, or core areas of knowledge. By understanding these principles you can attain true mastery: tie any knot, shape any sail, take the helm of any... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 18.95
" Secrets ' is the modern Bowditch , written so clearly that navigation and seamanship will be comprehensible to anyone . . ." -- Dave and Jaja Martin , circumnavigators and authors of Into the Light: A Family's Epic Journey "It's a great book. The prose is simple and clear . . ." -- John Vigor , author of The Seaworthy Offshore Sailboat... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 19.95
The learn-to-sail book for when you are in a hurry to gain your sea legs At the Offshore Sailing School, the Colgates have taught more than 100,000 adults how to sail. Now they are making their proven instructional methods available to you so you can fulfill your sailing dreams in little time. Though designed around three days of intensive instruction,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 21.00
A soup-to-nuts introduction to small, economical sailing craft Trailer sailers--the smallest, most economical sailboats with sleeping accommodations--are a popular platform for learning the basics of sailing and are often considered to be the entry level to cruising under sail. Author Brian Gilbert shows how trailer sailers can be the ideal craft... more...
- Touchstone 2008; US$ 24.00
The official learn-to-sail manual of the American Sailing Association and the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, with over 150 line drawings and photographs. Written by America?s foremost instructional authority, the new edition of Sailing Fundamentals combines the training programs of the American Sailing Association and the United States Coast... more...