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  • The Sailing Bibleby Barrie Smith; Jeremy Evans; Pat Manley

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 28.99

    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...

  • Learning to Sailby Basil Mosenthal

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2009; US$ 12.99

    For anyone learning to sail in either dinghies or yachts, this book is easy to read with lively colour illustrations. Now in a larger format, this is a no-nonsense guide for beginners of all ages and is valuable as a back-up to sailing courses or for anyone learning to sail with a friend. It covers how to start sailing, the different kinds of boats... more...

  • Total Lossby Paul Gelder

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 11.99

    An enthralling collection of 45 dramatic stories of yachts lost at sea, Total Loss has been a consistent bestseller since first publication. This fascinating new edition carries exciting first-hand accounts, including the tragic sinking of the yacht Ouzo , run down or swamped by a P&O ferry in the English Channel, the loss of Hooligan V , the sinking... more...

  • Dag Pike's Cruising Under Powerby Dag Pike

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 26.99

    The aim of this book is to enable novices to cruise safely and enjoyably. It will cover the preparations needed before undertaking a cruise, operating the boat under different and sometimes challenging conditions, how to cope when things go wrong, how to conform to the rules and regulations, and how to navigate. It conveys the advice and information... more...

  • Your First Channel Crossingby Andy Du Port

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 19.99

    After day sailing, the next step for the adventurous yachtsman or motorboater is their first open sea crossing, and for many that invariably entails crossing the English Channel. This invaluable guide walks the first timer through their first Channel crossing step by step, tackling all the aspects that have to be taken into account before embarking,... more...

  • Start to Winby Eric Twiname

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 19.99

    Start to Win is Eric Twiname's sailing classic. Out of print for over 20 years, it has nevertheless retained its position as the book on simple racing principles. Considered unequalled by its many fans, it is the only book that sets out the techniques of sailing in such a clear, understandable and straightforward manner. By the same author... more...

  • Heavy Weather Sailingby Peter Bruce

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 41.99

    Heavy Weather Sailing has long reigned as the ultimate international authority on surviving storms at sea aboard sailing and motor vessels. The book brings together a wealth of expert advice from many of the great sailors of the present, including fresh accounts of yachts overtaken by extreme weather, from Ewan Southby Tailyour, Alex Whitworth, Peter... more...

  • First Aid At Seaby Colin Berry; Douglas Justins

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99

    This highly popular guide to emergency first aid at sea has been updated throughout. A bestseller for many years, it has been updated for this new edition with fresh artwork and sturdier pages to withstand the harsh marine environment. Its handy features are: Wiro binding makes the pages easy to turn and enables the book to lie flat Lamination... more...

  • Ever Wonder Why We Do It?by Mike Peyton; Mike Peyton

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 12.99

    Mike Peyton is the nautical world's best known and much loved cartoonist. For years he has made his mark, contributing witty, well executed and poignantly funny cartoons to the yachting and boating press, poking fun at seafarers of all types and capturing in his distinctive cartoon style their often eccentric and idiosyncratic ways. Now here, at last,... more...

  • Kids in the Cockpitby Jill Schinas

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 16.99

    This book, based on 13 years of research and personal experience, is the bible of boating with babies and children. Immensely practical and highly entertaining, it contains a wealth of information on every aspect of the business, including: Introducing children to sailing, ideas to keep them from being bored on board, and tips for turning a mutineer... more...