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- 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...
- 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2012; 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 20.00
The only rules-of-thumb compendium for boaters, updated with 45 new entries to delight, entertain, and most importantly, inform. These are tried and tested rules of thumb--the distilled essence of centuries of seafaring experience--providing succinct answers to the questions most-asked by boaters. "The perfect, practical gift to give or receive."... more...
- DK Publishing 2013; US$ 19.95
The idea of learning to sail excites the imagination with fantasies of a carefree, simple way to relax. But in reality, a lot of work goes into mastering the technical aspects of sailing and learning how to get from one place to another without ending up in the water. Other sailing books go into more detail than the casual learner wants or needs. ... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 22.00
Learn to 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. Radar for... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 14.00
"This book deserves a place on the bookshelf of every serious sailor."? Sailor?s Gazette The Essential Knot Book is the must-have knot tying guide for any boat owner, scout, or nautical craft person. With its handy pocket size, it lets you see and understand at a glance what knots you need and how to tie them. Colin Jarman's straightforward... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 18.00
Enjoy doing dozens of decorative projects based on the sailor?s art of ropework Decorative ropework, also known as fanciwork, comes ashore in Marlinspike Sailor's Knots and Crafts Inside you will learn how to make all manner of cool, sailorly items: hammocks, block mats, companionway or stair treads, sailor?s bracelets, hammock bags for carrying... more...
- 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2006; 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...