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- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 12.99
Les Powles only had 8 hours of sailing experience when he decided to sail solo around the world. Many novices would be content to just dream of such an adventure, and maybe get as far as a solo Channel crossing a couple of years down the line. Not so Les Powles, one of the twentieth century's most extraordinary and eccentric sailors. Les was in his... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 14.99
Most boatowners will find themselves with paintbrush in hand at least once during a season but with the vast range of products now available, how do you know which to select for the job? This book answers all the DIY boatowner's questions , and provides practical advice on painting every type of material. It explains: correct surface preparation... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 38.99
This book caters specifically for the needs of prospective buyers of production and custom built boats, outlining the pros and cons of all types of boatbuilding materials. It will help owners decide what material is most suitable for their needs and how to customise and modify the boat to suit their particular requirements. With his vast experience... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 10.99
Most diesel engines will develop a problem at some point in their lives, but armed with the right knowledge a skipper needn't worry. The Reeds Diesel Engine Troubleshooting Handbook is a compact, pocket-sized guide to finding solutions to all of the most common engine problems, and many of the less common ones too. The perfect format for quick reference... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2011; US$ 26.99
"The new circumnavigation bible" - Geoff Holt (the first disabled sailor to sail around Britain singlehandedly) A circumnavigation of the UK and Ireland is the perfect ‘doorstep' challenge for sailors and motorboaters looking for an extended cruise which doesn't take them too far from family and responsibilities and allows them to keep in touch.... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 16.99
Planning and carrying out a successful, safe and enjoyable passage is a real art, and this book covers the whole process, from planning before setting off to fine tuning once underway. This book shows how planning is about making the most of your time, your crew, and giving you the confidence to be more adventurous. Recent regulations issued by... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 14.99
This classic sea story recounts Frank Dye's intrepid voyages in his open 16ft Wayfarer dinghy to Iceland and Norway, which must rank among the most hazardous sea adventures of our time. Encountering the whole gamut of weather, such is Frank Dye's seamanship that he and his crew survived gales up to Force 9, capsizing and a broken mast, finally... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 28.99
Britain's rivers deserve to be better known. Teeming with wildlife, steeped in history, sporting bridges, docks and stunning architecture, not to mention supporting riverside pubs, waterways museums and a variety of places of interest, they are the country's essential arteries, connecting inland Britain with the sea. Covering Britain's best known... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 19.99
Assuming no prior knowledge, this entry level guide aims to inspire novices of all ages to give sailing a try. Conveying the fun, accessibility and exhilaration of sailing, it covers everything the beginner needs to learn about, whether they are young, middle aged or taking up sailing as a family. Topics include: - How to get started - Where (and... 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...