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- Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2008; Not Available
For anyone considering setting sail " Eyewitness Companions offer an essential reference library, perfect for novices or anyone who just wants to know more about their favourite pastime." Heyday Essential reading ? whether you're dipping your toe in the water for the first time, or a seasoned sea-dog brushing up your skills. Find out how to... more...
- Transworld 2010; US$ 12.68
Robin Knox-Johnston said it could be suicidal. The head of the Royal Yachting Association told him not to go. Mike Perham ignored them and in August 2009, at the age of just 17 years, 5 months and 11 days, became the youngest person to have sailed solo around the world. Sailing the Dream tells the story of that amazing voyage, a 9-month odyssey... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 26.99
Sail with the experts! The Sailing Bible is the complete, user-friendly, hands-on manual packed with detailed step-by-step diagrams, lively action photos, and helpful advice on getting the most out of your sailing at whatever level. Whether you are a dinghy or yacht sailor just learning the basics or wanting tips on sailing with the best, this... 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 19.95 US$ 16.36
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 2007; US$ 23.00 US$ 18.86
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...