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- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 23.99
The Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) provides a fast and efficient way of calling for assistance at sea, whatever the size of craft or geographical position. Now updated for the fourth edition, this book explains the operation of the system as a whole and the procedures involved, as well as covering the syllabi of the General Operator's... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 28.99
Yachtmaster for Sail and Power is a major reference book that has proved invaluable for the many sailors following the RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore course. This highly respected and refreshingly practical study guide covers the whole syllabus in detail, all illustrated with colour photographs, charts and worked examples throughout. It... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 12.99
This is a book about practical navigation - packed with practical ways to make navigation safer, easier and better. It is a book for anyone - whether driving a power boat or sailing a yacht. And the techniques cover both electronic as well as visual navigation. This book starts where others finish. Once you have the important basics of navigation,... 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...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 10.99
A light-hearted look at the lock-keeper's job, be it a rural little lock on the canals, or an ultra-modern affair at a huge marina. Jake Kavanagh presents a humorous survey, using his inimitable cartoons and anecdotes, of the scrapes people get into when trying to use locks. He focuses on notable events like the Henley Regatta which afford many opportunities... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 23.99
The second in a series of highly practical, hands-on, step-by-step photographic manuals, Upgrading Your Boat's Interior fills a gap in the market for the DIY boat builder and repairer. It is a subject covered only in piecemeal fashion by the yachting press, which, like general boat maintenance and repair manuals, can't go into the level of detail Mike... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2009; US$ 19.99
A hippy Sell Up and Sail , this entertaining and inspiring book is more than just a cruising narrative - it is an instructive account showing how anyone can circumnavigate (or even sail for an extended period) without huge funds. Lars Hassler originally set off intending to sail for three years, but by judiciously using his funds, and topping them... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 59.99
The Atlantic Crossing Guide is a complete reference for anyone planning an Atlantic passage in their own boat. It is described by Yachting World magazine as 'An invaluable mixture of planning manual and pilot book, and an essential investment if you're planning to cross the Pond.' From ideal timing, suitable boats, routes, methods of communication... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 11.99
Following Dolphins Under My Bed and Turtles in Our Wake comes the third leg of the Claytons' voyage, two early retirees who decided to live life sailing from place to place to fulfil their dream. Told uniquely from the wife's perspective, Sandra Clayton was initially a reluctant sailor, but became a keen yachtswoman by the end of the first book when... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 20.99
Rod Heikell is the acknowledged expert on Mediterranean sailing, and this is the perfect guide for anyone cruising the area. Thoroughly updated and in colour throughout, this new edition conveys the magic of Mediterranean cruising, as well as giving practical first-hand advice on sailing these enticing waters. Although the Mediterranean provides wonderfully... more...