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

    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...

  • Radar for Mariners, Revised Editionby David Burch

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Essential Knot Bookby Colin Jarman

    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...

  • Principles of Yacht Designby Lars Larsson; Rolf Eliasson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 60.00

    The ultimate resource on yacht design for practicing designers, naval architecture students, and discerning boat owners Covers all the topics, from hull design, to sail and rig aerodynamics, propeller and engine choices as well as use of new laminates Illustrated with full-color drawings and photos throughout Includes structural design... more...

  • Marlinspike Sailor's Arts and Craftsby Barbara Merry

    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...

  • The Boatbuilder's Apprenticeby Greg Rossel

    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...

  • 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 1990; 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...

  • 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...