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  • Radar for Mariners, Revised Editionby David Burch

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 22.00

    David Burch is the director of the Starpath School of Navigation and a recipient of the Institute of Navigation's Superior Achievement Award for outstanding performance as a practicing navigator. He has logged more than 70,000 sea miles including twelve transoceanic races. He is the author of nine books on marine navigation, including Emergency... more...

  • Your First Sailboat, Second Editionby Daniel Spurr

    McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 18.00

    Daniel Spurr is the editor at large for Professional Boatbuilder . He was previously the associate editor at Cruising World and the editor of Practical Sailor . Daniel is also author of Upgrading Your Cruising Sailboat and has owned and upgraded eight sailboats. more...

  • The Essential Knot Bookby Colin Jarman

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 14.00

    COLIN JARMAN has been a professional marine photojournalist for over 40 years and an avid sailor for well over 50 years. His interest in knots and ropework began when he started sailing and has resulted in a number of bestselling books on the subject. Colin sails his twenty-one-foot bilge keeled cruiser along England's East Coast and the Thames... more...

  • Principles of Yacht Designby Lars Larsson; Rolf Eliasson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 60.00

    Lars Larsson is a naval architect and professor of hydrodynamics at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden. Larsson is president of Flowtech International, a company specializing in hydrodynamic software for ship design. Visit www.flowtech.se for more information. Rolf Eliasson is a yacht design/construction engineer who has... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • GMDSSby Denise Bréhaut

    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...