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- 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...
- 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 out how to... 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 59.95
The definitive guide from the world's best-known sailboat maintenance expert Don Casey?s Complete Illustrated Sailboat Maintenance Manual combines six core volumes into a single, utterly dependable resource that answers every frequent question, explains every major system, and helps you keep your boat and its components shipshape. More than... more...
- Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2012; Not Available
Take to the helm with the ultimate guide to sailing Whether you are a novice or an experienced skipper, The Complete Sailing Manual is the practical step-by-step guide that every sailor needs on board. From tacking and mooring to nautical etiquette and using state-of-the-art navigation systems, you'll learn about every aspect of sailing. This... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 27.95
Learn the essentials of sailing and seamanship from one of the world?s premier boating organizations Since 1978, Sailing Skills and Seamanship has been the required manual for students in the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary?s esteemed sail-training programs. Now this exclusive handbok is available for the first time to every beginning and intermediate... more...