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- McGraw-Hill Education 1998; US$ 22.95
How to make your dream of voyaging come true (without winning the lottery). No, you don't need to be rich to sail around the world. You don't even need to have a boat (yet!). What you need most is to know what you don't need--if and when you and your family decide to "let slip the surly bonds of earth" and set sail. So says the author of the... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 18.95
Contents Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Chart and Publication Secrets A Navigator?s Most Trusted Companion Chart Tints and Coloring Flat Beach, High Cliffs, or Soaring Peaks? How to Interpret Water Depths and Seabed Characteristics Height Measurements for Safe Passage Symbols That Shout ?Danger!? and ?Beware!? Solve... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 19.95
Steve Colgate founded the Offshore Sailing School in 1964. He has participated in two America?s Cup trials, 17 Newport-Bermuda races, seven Fastnet Races, the Pan American Games, the Olympics, and six transatlantic races. Doris Colgate is president and CEO of the Offshore Sailing School and founder of the National Women?s Sailing Association.... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 59.95
Don Casey is the author of the universally praised This Old Boat , which has helped tens of thousands of boatowners turn their rundown production boats into first-class yachts. A regular contributor to SAIL and Good Old Boat magazines, he combines more than three decades of sailing, an innate curiosity, a knack for clarity, and an eye for the... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 24.00
A miracle on the water ?When it?s very difficult and challenging, that?s when it?s the most rewarding. You have to play the cards you?re dealt. We?re not going to make excuses; we?re going to work hard...We?re sailors, we?re athletes...Life?s not fair sometimes but the beauty of the sport is that you can win if you go win the race. We can win... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 27.95
Author's Note on Origins Acknowledgments Introduction: Countdown to Offshore Sailing Chapter 1. A Safe Deck Crew Safety Jacklines and Cockpit Pad Eyes Safety Harnesses Knives Cutting Lines Fouled Underwater Securing the Deck Knots Lashing Gear on Deck Cockpit Speakers and Other Holes Easy to Flood Leaking Deck Hatches and Portlights... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 18.95
John Vigor has sailed more than 15,000 ocean miles in boats 11 to 40 feet. He is the author of The Practical Mariner's Book of Knowledge and The Boatowner's Handbook . more...