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- 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...
- Algonquin Books 2012; US$ 22.95
Godforsaken Sea is the hair-raising account of the world's most demanding, dangerous, and deadly sailing race. Around the world, one sailor, one boat, no stops, no assistance. Author Derek Lundy's vivid book follows the field of the 1996 - 1997 Vendee Globe through the race's grueling four-month circumnavigation of the globe, most of it through... more...
- 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 22.00
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...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 29.95
Segeln gehört zu den schönsten Vergnügen im Urlaub am Meer. Wieso also nicht mitmachem beim Wasserspaß und selbst einmal im Boot über die Wogen flitzen? Bleiben Sie keine Landratte und lernen Sie, dass aufschießen, wenden und halsen keine mittelalterlichen Foltermethoden sind! Das Autoren- und Ehepaar JJ. und Peter Isler... more...
- St. Martin's Press 1996; US$ 8.99
Designed for sailors who know the basics, Sail Better will help you master your general skills, operate and protect your boat more efficiently, learn the fundamentals of racing, and much more, you'll find detailed sections on: -Cruising: sailing with children, dropping anchor, dinghies, sails and sail control, techniques, working the boat, maintenance... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2012; US$ 5.36
A brave man in a small boat alone on a big sea. Vintage Chichester, written after the 1960 Singlehanded Transatlantic Race, before Sir Francis made his epic, solo voyage around the world. Chichester was a courageous explorer and gifted navigator. In this book he shares his fears and moments of exhilaration on the Atlantic. The result is both a practical... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2012; US$ 5.36
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...
- 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... more...
- 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... more...