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  • Sailing Skills & Seamanship, BOOKby Inc. U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Assoc.

    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...

  • Seaworthy Offshore Sailboat: A Guide to Essential Features, Handling, and Gearby John Vigor

    McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 18.95

    "An invaluable resource. [Vigor's] practical wisdom gives you the know-how and confidence to prepare your boat for the sea."--Cruising World. Here is the book that answer the sailor's fundamental question--"Can my boat take me offshore safely?"--then shows how to make it happen. ]]> more...

  • Performance Sailing and Racingby Steve Colgate

    McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 24.00

    From a racing master, all the knowledge you need to make your boat go faster and safer in any condition In Performance Sailing and Racing , Steve Colgate explains how to improve your sailing and push your boat to higher but safer speeds. He shows you how get your boat to perform as it was designed--with grace and an ease of motion--and to sail... more...

  • Alone Across The Atlanticby Francis Chichester

    Pan Macmillan 2012; US$ 4.83

    A brave man in a small boat alone on a big sea . . . Sir Francis Chichester was a courageous explorer and gifted navigator. Six years before his epic solo voyage around the world in Gipsy Moth IV , so vividly captured in Gipsy Moth Circles the World , and at the age of 59, Chichester took part in the 1960 Singlehanded Transatlantic Race in Gipsy... more...

  • Atlantic Adventureby Francis Chichester

    Pan Macmillan 2012; US$ 4.83

    In June 1962 Francis Chichester set out from Plymouth once again to cross the Atlantic single-handed in his 13-ton yacht, Gipsy Moth III, in an attempt to beat the 40-day record he set up himself in 1960. He succeeded, and knocked nearly a week off his previous time. Chichester also made history on his voyage by keeping in daily contact with Britain... more...

  • Cruising the Chesapeake: A Gunkholers Guide, 4th Editionby William Shellenberger

    McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 45.00

    "Shellenberger has perfected the art of gunkholing . . . An excellent book for both those who enjoy weekend cruises and those who merely want to know more about Chesapeake Bay." -- Daily Press (Newport News, VA) "With more than 3,000 miles of shoreline, the Chesapeake Bay offers a treasury of cruising spots. Shellenberger's book provides the key... more...

  • Getting Started in Sailboat Racing, 2nd Editionby Adam Cort; Richard Stearns

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 20.00

    Everything you need to race your way up through the fleet If you sail--even a little--you?ve probably thought about trying your hand at racing. Now you can stop thinking and do it. Getting Started in Sailboat Racing makes this endlessly fascinating lifetime sport accessible to anyone who wants to give it a try, whether you own a sailboat, are hoping... more...

  • The Auld Mugby Len Paterson

    Neil Wilson Publishing 2012; US$ 14.57

    In the spring and summer of 2007, off the coast of Valencia, the 32nd challenge for the America's Cup was sailed; possibly yachting's oldest continuously contested trophy, and often referred to in the purple press as 'Yachting's Holy Grail'. It attracted yachts from all over the world with the 12 syndicates involved spending millions of dollars on... more...

  • Adlard Coles' Heavy Weather Sailing, Sixth Editionby Peter Bruce

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 39.95

    The seamanship classic you should have on-board when sailing in rough weather Adlard Coles' Heavy Weather Sailing provides you with expert advice for when you venture out of sight of land, whether for racing or cruising. It gives a clear message of seamanlike design features, preparations, and tactics that you should consider against the time... more...

  • The Practical Mariner's Book of Knowledge, 2nd Editionby John Vigor

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 20.00

    Is this an entertaining book? The Practical Mariner?s Book of Knowledge is either the most useful boating book ever designed to entertain or the most entertaining book ever designed to be useful. In its alphabetical organization that juxtaposes wildly disparate entries, you can read about the derivation of fi gureheads where you turned to for recommended... more...