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- Wiley 2009; US$ 17.59
Randy Vance is a lifelong boater who has made a career of writing about boating. As the operator of a small resort and marina in Missouri for more than 20 years, Vance hosted or appeared on many radio and television programs covering boating and fishing topics. During his tenure at Boating Life , the magazine and some of Vance's articles have won... more...
- Sheridan House 2015; US$ 14.99
The chain of islands from the Virgins to the southern Lesser Antilles is one of the most desirable tropical cruising grounds as well as the most accessible for North American and European sailors. The Caribbean Sea is usually benign but the conditions are very different from your home waters?you must learn to sail with the grain of wind, weather,... 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
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...