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- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 10.99
On Friday 14 June 1968 Suhaili , a tiny ketch, slipped almost unnoticed out of Falmouth harbour steered by the solitary figure at her helm, Robin Knox-Johnston. Ten and a half months later Suhaili , paintwork peeling and rust streaked, her once white sails weathered and brown, her self-steering gone, her tiller arm jury rigged to the rudder head,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68
"It takes thousands of hours of sailing to get the kind of knowledge contained in this book." -- from the Foreword by Bruce Schwab The ONLY bible for how to sail your boat fast, safe, and alone Solo sailing is within any sailor's grasp with a little forethought--and this essential guide. Got a 35-foot sailboat? No problem. Is the wind blowing... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 9.99
Instant Weather Forecasting has been a perennial bestseller since it was first published nearly 50 years ago. A brilliant concept, its winning formula of 24 clear colour photographs of cloud formations and their accompanying explanatory text enables the reader to read the sky, pick up the clues, and predict what the weather will do. This revised and... more...
- Burford Books 2010; US$ 17.99
By focusing on ?wind awareness,? Plain Sailing will help all sailorsbetter understand the principles and practice of sail trim?how to adjust sailsso they interact most efficiently with the wind. There is a direct relationship betweensailing efficiency and sailing fun. Knowing when, how, and why to trim your sails is the essence of sailing.... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 11.00 US$ 9.02
Anchoring is a necessary skill for any boater--power or sail--whether for a picnic lunch in a secluded cove or for an overnight visit in a distant anchorage. This 16-panel, foldout guide provides fast, easy-to-follow instructions for safe and efficient anchoring. Printed in full color on hinged, heavily laminated, waterproof stock, this tough resource... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 47.00 US$ 38.54
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$ 24.00 US$ 19.68
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 boat,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 20.00 US$ 16.40
" 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 "The... more...