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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...

  • The Essential Knot Bookby Colin Jarman

    McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 14.00

    "The book is just what it claims to be, all the essentials. Just what you need to know, done up in a neat handy package ready to put on board." -- SAILING THE ESSENTIAL KNOT BOOK covers all the bends, hitches, whippings and splices used every day by anyone going to sea. It shows at a glance both how to tie the knot, bend or hitch, and how to use... 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 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 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: How... 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...

  • 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...