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  • 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: ... 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 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...

  • Sea Trialsby Peter Bourke

    McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 24.00

    "In all, beautifully written and wonderfully inspiring."-- The Wall Street Journal A poignant account that will inspire you to tackle challenging sailing endeavors as well as squarely face life's emotional challenges, finding the courage to live a fully engaged, authentic life Three years after his wife's death, Peter Bourke bought a boat--even... more...

  • Jack Tar and the Baboon Watchby Frank Lanier

    McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 16.00

    Was the Titanic doomed because of its name? Can you really "swallow the anchor"? Jack Tar and the Baboon Watch is a collection of unusual, nautical-based phrases and trivia tidbits for Jack Tars* and landlubbers** alike. Author and mariner Frank Lanier began to compile these entries while serving in the Coast Guard; they were included in the... more...

  • Winging Itby Diane Swintal; R. Steven Tsuchiya; Robert Kamins

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 24.00

    "The design and tactical battles that led to the most exciting America?s Cup in history are laid out in meticulous detail in Winging It: Oracle Team USA?s Incredible Comeback to Defend The America?s Cup . Written by three veteran sailing journalists, Winging It provides an insider?s look at the professional sailing business and the America?s Cup,... more...

  • The Atlantic Sailor's Handbookby Alastair Buchan

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 23.99

    Based on the author's Sailing an Atlantic Circuit , this practical, how-to guide to the planning, preparation and execution of a passage is both a helpful and an inspirational book for all sailors considering an offshore or ocean passage. A vastly experienced Atlantic ocean sailor, Alastair Buchan looks in detail at three specific passages (a... more...

  • Des Pawson's Knot Craftby Des Pawson

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 14.99

    This treasure trove of Des Pawson's personal ropecraft recipes contains projects ranging from bellropes, key fobs and fenders to mats, doorstops, knife lanyards and belts. The second edition has been expanded to include more of Des's enticing ropework projects. Along with fascinating tit bits of nautical history as background to the many projects,... more...

  • Heavy Weather Powerboatingby Hugo Montgomery-Swan

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2010; US$ 32.99

    This book is the powerboating equivalent to Heavy Weather Sailing - the classic and bestselling sailing reference on the Adlard Coles list. Like Heavy Weather Sailing , it carries chapters on the theory of operating powerboats in rough seas as well as invaluable heavy weather experiences, and the lessons learned. Edited by Hugo Montgomery-Swan (Editor... more...