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- 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... 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...
- Random House Australia 2011; US$ 12.98
'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 2007; US$ 21.00
?Anyone who contemplates any onboard do-it-yourself work should have this book at his or her elbow.?-- Cruising World ?This book reduces a boat to its most rudimentary parts in simple drawings and clear explanations. Fascinating to read, it?s a perfect teaching tool.?-- Ocean Navigator Whether you?re a new mariner or a lifetime veteran, How Boat... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1999; US$ 22.95
The Cruising Life: A Commonsense Guide for the Would-Be Voyager, Jim Trefethen. The funniest, drollest, wisest book on the shelf for the would-be cruiser. Trefethen pulls no punches—he tells you just what will be involved if you and your family decide to "let slip the surly bonds of earth" and set sail. How to get ready, how to finance the voyage,... more...