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- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 19.95
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$ 21.00
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...
- Touchstone 2008; US$ 24.00
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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2011; US$ 18.00
This is not just an instructional book---it's an insight into a sailor's approach to the sea, boats, and the ever-changing dynamic of wind on the water "A learn-to-sail book with heart."-- WoodenBoat "A real winner...a masterful blend of straightforward text with delightful and instructive illustrations. Quite simply a great primer on sailing... more...
- 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 various... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 29.95
A new classic from one of the world's most respected sailing authors More than 35 years ago, Hal Roth quit his job as a journalist and went sailing. Since then, he's logged more than 200,000 sea miles. Along the way, Roth also has authored eight voyaging classics, including the 1978 bestseller After 50,000 Miles . Taking that book as its starting... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 16.95
The Comprehensive Sailing Start-Up Resource Can a keelboat tip over? Can I take a centerboard boat onto open water? How can I determine what boat I want? Once I do, what?s a fair price to pay for it? Should I buy it new or used? How can I tell the difference between a used boat and one that?s used up? Now that I have it, how can I start... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 27.95
Big adventures on the high seas?from one of the greatest seafaring writers of our ageHal 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 wife... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 22.95
Learn how to handle a cruising sailboat in as little as seven days?even if you?ve never sailed before! Who says you have to be an experienced daysailor before you can think about cruising? Steve and Doris Colgate know that most of us don?t have that kind of time. At the Offshore Sailing School, the Colgates have helped more than 100,000 adults?three-quarters... more...