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- 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 60.00
The ultimate resource on yacht design for practicing designers, naval architecture students, and discerning boat owners Covers all the topics, from hull design, to sail and rig aerodynamics, propeller and engine choices as well as use of new laminates Illustrated with full-color drawings and photos throughout Includes structural design... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1999; US$ 34.95
"This work is significant. It is the first to include a method of assessing structural strength in the context of the modern marine environment." --Commander M. C. Cruder, U.S. Coast Guard Acclaimed author and naval architect Dave Gerr created this unique system of easy-to-use scantling rules and rules-of-thumb for calculating the necessary dimensions,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 26.00
The first quick-and-easy composite construction method for canoes and kayaks This book is certain to appeal to any paddler with a DIY bent. Master craftsman Sam Rizzetta presents three attractive innovations: a new building method that makes Kevlar and carbon-fiber boats cheap and feasible for home builders; an ergonomically designed canoe... more...
- Sheridan House 1995; US$ 15.99
Bernard Moitessier was in the lead and nearing the finish of the Golden Cup?a solo circumnavigation of the world?when he abandoned the race and set his course for a personal journey that would conclude three months later in Tahiti. Moitessier himself recounts the story of his personal quest in lyrical and though-provoking prose. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2014; Not Available
Fewer people have rowed across the Atlantic than have climbed Everest. Adam Rackley is among them. For 70 days he and his rowing partner ate, slept and rowed in a boat seven metres long and two metres wide, in one of the world's most extreme environments. This is his story of adventure, endurance and self-discovery. They were following in the... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 25.00
When Daniel Robb set out to rebuild a family sailboat that had been deteriorating for years, he couldn't have anticipated what he was getting into. Although Robb was a skilled carpenter, boatbuilding (and boat repair) required a specialized set of skills. And this wasn't just any boat; it was a Herreshoff 12 1/2, a classic wooden sailboat. Built especially... 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...