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  • 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...

  • Offshore Sailing: 200 Essential Passagemaking Tipsby William Seifert; Daniel Spurr

    McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 29.00

    In a book that is sure to become a classic, internationally respected boatbuilder, yacht manager, and delivery skipper Bill Seifert shares his hard-won solutions to a host of boat design, construction, and equipment issues and seamanship dilemmas. Unlike other books on the subject, Offshore Sailing doesn?t just tell readers what to do for safe and... more...

  • On Course to Winby Jim Saltonstall

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 18.99

    Jim Saltonstall has coached multiple National, European, World and Olympic racing champions, including Ben Ainslie, one of Britain's most successful Olympians. This quick reference handbook distills the wisdom of 40 years in the business to help all dinghy, yacht and windsurfers to improve their performance in one of the most challenging sports in... more...

  • Passage Making Made Perfectby Alastair Buchan

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 18.99

    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...

  • Performance Sailing and Racingby Steve Colgate

    McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 24.00

    From a racing master, all the knowledge you need to make your boat go faster and safer in any condition In Performance Sailing and Racing , Steve Colgate explains how to improve your sailing and push your boat to higher but safer speeds. He shows you how get your boat to perform as it was designed--with grace and an ease of motion--and to sail... more...

  • Pete Culler on Wooden Boatsby John Burke

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 35.00

    The insights and wisdom of the late, great boat designer and builder Renowned as one of the last and best of the old-time boatbuilders, Captain R. D.?Pete? Culler provided a guiding light for the wooden boat revival in the 1970s. His designs are classic melds of elegance and utility; his workmanship was akin to artistry; and his teaching and writing... more...

  • Phoenix from the Ashesby Justin Tyers

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 11.99

    'We didn't want to be wiping porridge off the walls - we wanted places no rougher than a farm pond. The silence in these places was complete - so much so that we found ourselves speaking in whispers.' Many sailors dream of a quiet life living aboard a classic yacht. Few reach that dream following the same path as Justin Ruthven-Tyers and his wife.... more...

  • The Pirate Handbookby Pat Croce; Dave Hopkins

    Chronicle Books LLC 2011; US$ 12.99

    Avast, ye! For anyone who has dreamed of hitting the high seas, manning a crew, brandishing a cutlass, or burying treasure, here's The Pirate Handbook . Part how-to, part illustrated history, this detailed manual gives insight into every aspect of the pirating life: learn how to make a seaworthy raft, navigate by the stars, brew up a batch of grog,... more...

  • The Pontoon and Deckboat Handbookby David Brown

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 20.00

    Everything you need to know about pontoons and deckboats Wide, stable, and perfectly adapted for family fun and entertaining, pontoons and deckboats are among the most popular lake and river vessels in America. The Pontoon and Deckboat Handbook explains to you how these boats differ from conventional types in handling, safety, maintenance, and... more...

  • Powerboat Handling Illustratedby Robert Sweet

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 24.00

    From docking to surviving storm waves, everything you need to know before you hit the water Using hundreds of illustrations and photos, Powerboat Handling Illustrated shows you step-by-step how to do tasks such as docking, trimming, wave handling, and close-quarters maneuvering. These maneuvers are adapted to different types of boats under various... more...