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- McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 20.00
Everything you need to race your way up through the fleet If you sail--even a little--you?ve probably thought about trying your hand at racing. Now you can stop thinking and do it. Getting Started in Sailboat Racing makes this endlessly fascinating lifetime sport accessible to anyone who wants to give it a try, whether you own a sailboat, are hoping... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 19.99
Assuming no prior knowledge, this entry level guide aims to inspire novices of all ages to give sailing a try. Conveying the fun, accessibility and exhilaration of sailing, it covers everything the beginner needs to learn about, whether they are young, middle aged or taking up sailing as a family. Topics include: - How to get started - Where (and... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 27.95
Big adventures on the high seas?from one of the greatest seafaring writers of our ageHal Roth?s vivid, authentic tales of the sea have riveted readers around the world for forty years. Here, in one volume, are three of his classic sea stories, each one a white-knuckled, rail-down voyage into the unknown.A hard-working San Francisco husband and wife... more...
- 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 21.00
?Anyone who contemplates any onboard do-it-yourself work should have this book at his or her elbow.?-- Cruising World ?This book reduces a boat to its most rudimentary parts in simple drawings and clear explanations. Fascinating to read, it?s a perfect teaching tool.?-- Ocean Navigator Whether you?re a new mariner or a lifetime veteran, How Boat... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 16.99
Most boatowners will find themselves with paintbrush in hand at least once during a season but with the vast range of products now available, how do you know which to select for the job? This book answers all the DIY boatowner's questions , and provides practical advice on painting every type of material. It explains: correct surface preparation... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 29.95
A new classic from one of the world's most respected sailing authors More than 35 years ago, Hal Roth quit his job as a journalist and went sailing. Since then, he's logged more than 200,000 sea miles. Along the way, Roth also has authored eight voyaging classics, including the 1978 bestseller After 50,000 Miles . Taking that book as its starting... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 24.99
The Illustrated Boat Dictionary in 9 Languages is a first - annotated illustrations arranged by topic allow quick communication when something goes wrong abroad. Centred around clear, full colour, annotated diagrams in each subject area, the dictionary makes it easy and convenient to translate between nine languages (English, French, German, Dutch,... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 39.99
This book caters specifically for the needs of prospective buyers of production and custom built boats, outlining the pros and cons of all types of boatbuilding materials. It will help owners decide what material is most suitable for their needs and how to customise and modify the boat to suit their particular requirements. With his vast experience... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2008; US$ 10.99
Instant Weather Forecasting has been a perennial bestseller since it was first published nearly 40 years ago. A brilliant concept, its winning formula of 24 colour photographs of cloud formations and their accompanying explanatory text enables the reader to read the sky, pick up the clues, and predict what the weather will do. With a revised and... more...