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- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 24.00
From docking to surviving storm waves, everything you need to know before you hit the water Using hundreds of illustrations and photos, Powerboat Handling Illustrated shows you step-by-step how to do tasks such as docking, trimming, wave handling, and close-quarters maneuvering. These maneuvers are adapted to different types of boats under... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 29.95
Hal Roth has raced around the world singlehanded in the BOC Challenges of 1986 - 87 and 1990 - 91. He has crossed the Pacific five times, the Atlantic eleven times, and has rounded Cape Horn three times. In all he has logged 200,000 miles. He is the author of ten books of high adventure, including After 50,000 Miles, Two Against Cape Horn, Two... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 27.95
Big adventures on the high seas?from one of the greatest seafaring writers of our age Hal Roth?s vivid, authentic tales of the sea have riveted readers around the world for forty years. Here, in one volume, are three of his classic sea stories, each one a white-knuckled, rail-down voyage into the unknown. A hard-working San Francisco husband and... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 22.95
Steve Colgate founded the Offshore Sailing School in 1964. He has participated in two America's Cup trials, seventeen Newport?Bermuda races, seven Fastnet Races, the Pan American Games, the Olympics, and six transatlantic races. Doris Colgate is president of the Offshore Sailing School and founder of the National Women's Sailing Association. In... more...
- Random House Australia 2011; US$ 14.39
'Salter writes with engaging affection, good humour and knowledge. Nobody tells a yachting yarn better' - Sir James Hardy OBE This is a book about the excitement of sailing. The characters, the adventures, the disasters - and the quiet little drink afterwards. No sport generates more anecdotes than ocean racing. It's a world rich in bizarre incidents,... more...
- 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... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 45.00
1. First Sail 2. Controlling Your Boat 3. Sailing Seamanship 4. Sailing Farther, Sailing Better 5. Reading the Wind and Waves 6. Becoming Weatherwise 7. Navigating 8. Racing 9. Advanced Racing 10. Cruising 11. Voyaging 12. Taking Care more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1998; US$ 22.95
How to make your dream of voyaging come true (without winning the lottery). No, you don't need to be rich to sail around the world. You don't even need to have a boat (yet!). What you need most is to know what you don't need--if and when you and your family decide to "let slip the surly bonds of earth" and set sail. So says the author of the... more...
- Touchstone 2008; Not Available
The official learn-to-sail manual of the American Sailing Association and the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, with over 150 line drawings and photographs. Written by America?s foremost instructional authority, the new edition of Sailing Fundamentals combines the training programs of the American Sailing Association and the United States Coast... more...