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  • The Offshore Race Crew's Manualby Stuart Quarrie

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 23.99

    Success in any yacht race depends to a large degree on the ability of the crew to perform any boat-handling manoeuvre faultlessly and speedily. This book explains the evolution of just about every situation that is likely to be encountered during a race at sea. Each one is appraised with an overview of the sequence that should take place and its objective,... more...

  • Reeds Maritime Meteorologyby Elaine Ives; Maurice Cornish

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 32.99

    Reeds Maritime Meteorology is written primarily for serving and trainee deck officers, those studying for certificates of competency in merchant ships and for fishermen. It provides descriptions of the elements and forces which contribute to maritime meteorology and the principles which govern them, and deals specifically with: weather forecasting... more...

  • Fibreglass Boatsby Hugo du Plessis

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 28.99

    This masterly work will continue to be an invaluable source of reference for anyone wanting practical advice on working with GRP, in order to make repairs and improvements correctly and thus extend the life of their boat. Since it was first published 45 years ago, Hugo du Plessis' Fibreglass Boats has become a classic, relied upon by owners,... more...

  • Passage Making Made Perfectby Alastair Buchan

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 19.99

    Planning and carrying out a successful, safe and enjoyable passage is a real art, and this book covers the whole process, from planning before setting off to fine tuning once underway. This book shows how planning is about making the most of your time, your crew, and giving you the confidence to be more adventurous. Recent regulations issued by... more...

  • The Adlard Coles Book of Navigationby Tim Bartlett

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 16.99

    The Adlard Coles Book of Navigation is the perfect reference for anyone following an RYA navigation course, from Day Skipper through to Yachtmaster Offshore and for any seafarer requiring a knowledge of navigation. This highly practical book explains everything the reader needs to know to navigate a yacht or motorboat from one port to another safely... more...

  • Ocean Crossing Wayfarerby Frank Dye

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 16.99

    This classic sea story recounts Frank Dye's intrepid voyages in his open 16ft Wayfarer dinghy to Iceland and Norway, which must rank among the most hazardous sea adventures of our time. Encountering the whole gamut of weather, such is Frank Dye's seamanship that he and his crew survived gales up to Force 9, capsizing and a broken mast, finally... more...

  • Rivers of Britainby Stuart Fisher

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 32.99

    Britain's rivers deserve to be better known. Teeming with wildlife, steeped in history, sporting bridges, docks and stunning architecture, not to mention supporting riverside pubs, waterways museums and a variety of places of interest, they are the country's essential arteries, connecting inland Britain with the sea. Covering Britain's best known... more...

  • GMDSSby Denise BrĂ©haut

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 23.99

    The Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) provides a fast and efficient way of calling for assistance at sea, whatever the size of craft or geographical position. Now updated for the fourth edition, this book explains the operation of the system as a whole and the procedures involved, as well as covering the syllabi of the General Operator's... more...

  • Yachtmaster for Sail and Powerby Alison Noice

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 28.99

    Yachtmaster for Sail and Power is a major reference book that has proved invaluable for the many sailors following the RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore course. This highly respected and refreshingly practical study guide covers the whole syllabus in detail, all illustrated with colour photographs, charts and worked examples throughout. It... more...

  • 50 Ways to Improve Your Navigationby Dag Pike; Dag Pike

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 12.99

    This is a book about practical navigation - packed with practical ways to make navigation safer, easier and better. It is a book for anyone - whether driving a power boat or sailing a yacht. And the techniques cover both electronic as well as visual navigation. This book starts where others finish. Once you have the important basics of navigation,... more...