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  • 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...

  • Your First Sailboat, Second Editionby Daniel Spurr

    McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 18.00

    Praise for Your First Sailboat "Here's a book for first-time sailboat buyers that offers practical information they can really use to ease the transition to boat ownership. The buying guide to 84 of the more popular used sailboats will be particularly helpful when making the rounds at the boatyard." -- Cruising World "Spurr strikes... more...

  • Principles of Yacht Designby Lars Larsson; Rolf Eliasson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 60.00

    "This book is deeply fascinating...a must." -- Classic Boat Principles of Yacht Design is the authority on planning and creating your desired yacht. Inside you will find all the essentials, including: Design methodology and considerations The yacht's specifications Hull geometry, including lines plans and computer aided design (CAD)... more...

  • Marlinspike Sailor's Arts and Craftsby Barbara Merry

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 18.00

    Discover the dozens of nautically flavored craft projects you can make with rope! You will be surprised by the fancy projects you can make with a square knot, a double-French hitching, or four-strand braids (a dog collar, a tool grip, and a decorated picture frame, respectively)! You can also tie the sailor's Turk's Head knot into a bracelet and... more...

  • The Boatbuilder's Apprenticeby Greg Rossel

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 39.95

    Learn the Ins and Outs of Building Lapstrake, Carvel, Stitch-and-Glue, Strip-Planked, and Other Wooden Boats Whether you are contemplating your first-ever boatbuilding project or trying to decide what design you'd like to build next, Greg Rössel can help. Here's just a glimpse of what's inside this complete overview of wooden boatbuilding: ... more...

  • The Raceby Tim Zimmermann

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2004; US$ 14.99

    An invigorating behind-the-scenes look at the world of extreme sailing, The Race is also a taut, engrossing account of the first running of the competition called The Race, which began on December 31, 2000, in Barcelona and ended sixty-two days later in Marseilles. The most intense event of its kind -- a nonstop circumnavigation of the globe in the... more...

  • Sailing Essentialsby DK Publishing

    DK Publishing 2013; US$ 19.95

    Sailing Essentials is the perfect reference for yachtsmen of all levels! This illustrated guide provides sailors with everything they need to know about how to sail. Broken down into easy-to-follow, bite-sized units, Sailing Essentials takes readers through key sailing techniques-from hoisting a sail and reading charts to steering a course... more...

  • Jack Tar and the Baboon Watchby Frank Lanier

    McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 16.00

    Was the Titanic doomed because of its name? Can you really "swallow the anchor"? Jack Tar and the Baboon Watch is a collection of unusual, nautical-based phrases and trivia tidbits for Jack Tars* and landlubbers** alike. Author and mariner Frank Lanier began to compile these entries while serving in the Coast Guard; they were included in the... more...

  • Winging Itby Diane Swintal; R. Steven Tsuchiya; Robert Kamins

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 24.00

    "The design and tactical battles that led to the most exciting America?s Cup in history are laid out in meticulous detail in Winging It: Oracle Team USA?s Incredible Comeback to Defend The America?s Cup . Written by three veteran sailing journalists, Winging It provides an insider?s look at the professional sailing business and the America?s Cup,... more...

  • The Atlantic Sailor's Handbookby Alastair Buchan

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 23.99

    Based on the author's Sailing an Atlantic Circuit , this practical, how-to guide to the planning, preparation and execution of a passage is both a helpful and an inspirational book for all sailors considering an offshore or ocean passage. A vastly experienced Atlantic ocean sailor, Alastair Buchan looks in detail at three specific passages (a... more...