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  • The Boat Repair Bibleby Bloomsbury Publishing

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 39.99

    Even the most well designed boats will suffer from wear and tear due to normal use on the water. Whilst accidents are less common, they too can result in damage which needs to be repaired on the spot. Highly illustrated, with step by step instructions, this book equips the reader with the vital ‘first aid' skills he needs to make temporary repairs... more...

  • Sea Fishingby Jim Whippy

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 13.99

    Every yachtsman or motorboater has at some point entertained the idea of catching their own supper, but until now there hasn't been a book to guide them through it. This unique handbook fills the gap. Fishing whilst cruising along the coast or at anchor isn't as easy as it might at first seem, but this practical, photographic guide shows the novice... more...

  • Fast Handling Techniqueby Frank Bethwaite

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 22.99

    From the author of the bestselling High Performance Sailing and Higher Performance Sailing comes the first scientific analysis of what makes fast sailors fast. Eschewing the idea that luck or innate talent are the keys to success, Frank Bethwaite shows how knowledge truly is power. Making use of video cameras aligned to GPS read-outs to track the... more...

  • Skipper's Mast and Rigging Guideby Rene Westerhuis

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 13.99

    The Skipper's Mast and Rigging Guide is a new title in our popular series of cockpit guides that are designed for easy reference on board in all weather conditions. Of all the elements that are hard to set up on a sailboat, gauging how mast, running rigging and standing rigging should work in combination with each other is perhaps the trickiest... more...

  • Learning to Sailby Basil Mosenthal

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2009; US$ 12.99

    For anyone learning to sail in either dinghies or yachts, this book is easy to read with lively colour illustrations. Now in a larger format, this is a no-nonsense guide for beginners of all ages and is valuable as a back-up to sailing courses or for anyone learning to sail with a friend. It covers how to start sailing, the different kinds of boats... more...

  • Total Lossby Paul Gelder

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 11.99

    An enthralling collection of 45 dramatic stories of yachts lost at sea, Total Loss has been a consistent bestseller since first publication. This fascinating new edition carries exciting first-hand accounts, including the tragic sinking of the yacht Ouzo , run down or swamped by a P&O ferry in the English Channel, the loss of Hooligan V , the sinking... more...

  • Dag Pike's Cruising Under Powerby Dag Pike

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 26.99

    The aim of this book is to enable novices to cruise safely and enjoyably. It will cover the preparations needed before undertaking a cruise, operating the boat under different and sometimes challenging conditions, how to cope when things go wrong, how to conform to the rules and regulations, and how to navigate. It conveys the advice and information... more...

  • Your First Channel Crossingby Andy Du Port

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 19.99

    After day sailing, the next step for the adventurous yachtsman or motorboater is their first open sea crossing, and for many that invariably entails crossing the English Channel. This invaluable guide walks the first timer through their first Channel crossing step by step, tackling all the aspects that have to be taken into account before embarking,... more...

  • First Aid At Seaby Colin Berry; Douglas Justins

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99

    This highly popular guide to emergency first aid at sea has been updated throughout. A bestseller for many years, it has been updated for this new edition with fresh artwork and sturdier pages to withstand the harsh marine environment. Its handy features are: Wiro binding makes the pages easy to turn and enables the book to lie flat Lamination... more...

  • Ever Wonder Why We Do It?by 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. Now here, at last,... more...