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  • 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 Plan... more...

  • The Knot Bibleby Bloomsbury Publishing

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 25.99

    The complete and definitive bible of knots for seafarers. Featuring all the knots, hitches, bends, splices, whipping and decorative knotwork that you would find on a boat, this comprehensive bible of knots will help those who go to sea master every knot they will need. Over 200 knots are scored for strength, reliability, ease of tying (and untying)... more...

  • Knots in Useby Colin Jarman

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 12.99

    Knots in Use is a bestseller amongst knotting books. Bite-sized and accessible, it covers all the most useful and practical knots, bends, hitches, whippings and splices used everyday by anyone going to sea - a unique benefit. It shows at a glance both how to tie the knot, bend or hitch, and how to use it most effectively. As an added feature this... more...

  • Learning the Rule of the Roadby Basil Mosenthal

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2009; US$ 13.99

    A good working knowledge of the Rule of the Road is essential for both skippers and crew of yachts and motorboats - as well as everyone else who goes to sea. It is also an important part of RYA Day Skipper and Yachtmaster courses. Learning the Rule of the Road includes the full text of The International Regulations for Preventing Collisions... more...

  • Letters from the Lost Soulby Bob Bitchin

    Sheridan House 2004; US$ 18.99

    "Reading Bob's stories is almost better than hearing them firsthand. You get all the laughs and adventure...without the killer hangover!"-- Cruising World "It seems as is Bob is spinning the world around under him rather than simply making his way across the planet's surface."- -47 North more...

  • The Liveaboard Guideby Tony Jones

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 19.99

    The romantic dream of downsizing, giving up the ratrace, and living life at 4mph on the inland waterways is proving more and more attractive. But for tens of thousands of people it is not just a romantic dream but an actual lifestyle. Tony Jones is one of those people. He has lived aboard his 50ft narrowboat for over 7 years and in this very practical... more...

  • Mary's Voyageby Mary Caldwell; Matthew M. Douglas

    Sheridan House 2008; US$ 18.99

    One of the most successful sailing stories ever written is Desperate Voyage by John Caldwell. Now, almost sixty years later, his wife Mary tells her own inspiring story. Born in England, Mary immigrated with her family to Australia where she spent her early youth on a farm. As a young woman, she served in the Australian Air Force. During the war... more...

  • Mike Peyton's Floating Assetsby Mike Peyton; Mike Peyton

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 12.99

    Mike Peyton is the nautical world's best known and much loved cartoonist. For years he has made his mark, contributing witty, well executed and poignantly funny cartoons to the yachting and boating press, poking fun at seafarers of all types and capturing in his distinctive cartoon style their often eccentric and idiosyncratic ways. Following on from... more...

  • Nautical Knots Illustratedby Paul Snyder; Arthur Snyder

    McGraw-Hill Education 2002; US$ 18.00

    "Its illustrations on how the knots are tied are among the best I have seen." ญญ Mariner's Log With nearly 300 superb photographs illustrating the "ins and outs" of the 20 most useful nautical knots and splices, this reissue of the critically acclaimed Nautical Knots Illustrated will transform any beginner into a boater who knows the ropes.... more...

  • Navigation Rules and Regulations Handbookby United States Coast Guard

    Alan Phillips 2014; US$ 4.99

    This 2015 edition includes the complete current U.S.C.G. publication with all the original text, illustrations and photos..-. NEW !.--Now also included are ; .- ? Many useful and relevant websites are linked inside this book. . ? Rules are linked to 30 explanatory VIDEOS by ?click? . . ? Subjects are linked to Wikipedia by ?click?.... more...