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  • 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...

  • Paul Elvstrom Explains Racing Rules of Sailing, 2013-2016 Editionby Soren Krause

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 28.00

    Your comprehensive reference for sailboat racing Paul Elvstrom Explains the Racing Rules of Sailing has accompanied sailors to regattas since 1965. This new edition of the book--known to all simply as ?Elvstrom? and famous for its plastic boats and wind arrows-- incorporates the complete text of the International Sailing Federation?s (ISAF)... 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... more...

  • Radar for Mariners, Revised Editionby David Burch

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 22.00

    Become an Expert Small-Craft Radar Operator Nothing beats radar for guiding your boat through the darkest night or the thickest fog. Radar enables you to plot a fix from just a single buoy or landmark, and it is the only navigation tool that tells you not just where you are, but who else or what else is out there with you. Today's smaller, affordable,... 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...

  • 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...

  • The Complete On-Board Celestial Navigator, 2007-2011 Editionby George Bennett

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 29.95

    Your All-in-One Navigation Tool Kit Celestial navigation remains an essential skill for every mariner who ventures out of sight of land. In this era of electronic navigation, it is the perfect backup system, enabling you to determine your position when the GPS malfunctions or your boat loses electrical power. Here in one volume is every bit... 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...

  • Buehler's Backyard Boatbuildingby George Buehler

    McGraw-Hill Education 1991; US$ 25.95

    Everybody has the dream: Build a boat in the backyard and sail off to join the happy campers off Pogo Pogo, right? But how? Assuming you aren't independently wealthy, if you want a boat that's really you, you gotta build it yourself. Backyard boatbuilding has its problems. Building in fiberglass is itchy, smelly, and yields a product that yachting... more...