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- Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 14.99
Tom Diaper's Logbook is the memoir of a remarkable man and a rare opportunity to read first-hand about the drama, conflict and fascinating details that made up the life of a for-hire racing skipper during the glory days of racing. Tom Diaper wrote his memoirs on scraps of paper and old cigarette papers and these were pulled together to give a narrative... more...
- Seahorse Publishing 2016; US$ 12.99
Based on interviews with the crew and captain of a torpedoed tanker who survived nineteen days in a lifeboat in heavy seas and scorching tropical sunthis information is incredibly useful even today. How to Abandon Ship was written during World War II to save the lives of seamen by instilling a commonsense, organized, no-panic clarity to getting... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2016; US$ 21.00 US$ 17.22
Sail your very first day on the water Learn to Sail Today offers a uniquely fun and quick method for beginners to learn exactly what they need to enter the fun and rewarding world of sailing. Written specifically to engage and reassure the uninitiated, this sailing primer covers the essentials step by step without overwhelming you with intimidating... more...
The Complete Rigger's Apprentice: Tools and Techniques for Modern and Traditional Rigging, Second EditionMcGraw-Hill Education 2016; US$ 45.00 US$ 36.90
Revised and updated?the only book you need on sailboat rigging and marlinspike arts The Complete Rigger?s Apprentice, Second Edition offers today?s marine professionals a complete, up-to-date resource on today?s rigging best practices and traditions. This expanded edition features new material on multihull rig design, how to make and use soft-shackles,... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 14.99
This wonderful collection of Des Pawson's personal ropecraft recipes combines an expanded and now full-colour collection of projects from Des's popular Des Pawson's Knot Craft , together with 20 new and brilliant mat designs. Readers can learn how to make 60 different ropework projects, including mats, bellropes, key fobs, fenders and doorstops.... more...
- Seahorse Publishing 2016; US$ 24.99
There is nothing placid about San Francisco Bay. Its raucous waters have hosted brutal storms, daring rescues, horrendous accidents, and countless hours of drama and tension. Captain Paul Lobo knows that better than most people. As a licensed harbor pilot in those treacherous waters, Lobo captained nearly 6,500 boats in a thirty-one year careereverything... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 19.99
Did you ever wonder which civilisation first took to water in small craft? Who worked out how to measure distance or plot a course at sea? Or why the humble lemon rose to such prominence in the diets of sailors? Taking one hundred objects that have been pivotal in the development of sailing and sailing boats, the book provides a fascinating insight... more...
- Open Road Media 2016; US$ 14.99
Bestselling author Irwin Shaw?s lighthearted travelogue follows his family?s vacation sailing from St. Tropez to Venice in the 1960s. As a boy, Irwin Shaw stared out across Brooklyn?s Sheepshead Bay and dreamed of owning a boat and sailing the oceans wide. Decades later, he determined that chartering a yacht was better than having no boat at... more...
Sailing into Retirement: 7 Ways to Retire on a Boat at 50 with 10 Steps that Will Keep You There Until 80McGraw-Hill Education 2016; US$ 25.00 US$ 20.50
How-to guidance for retiring on a boat?for aging captains and landlubbers Have you ever thought you might want to retire on a boat? Of course you have or you wouldn?t have picked up this book! Whatever form your yearning for aquatic retirement takes, Jim Trefethen can help you realize the dream. After sailing together for over 40 years, the... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 17.99
Race Training with Jim Saltonstall is for all those who wish to improve their personal performance within the most challenging sport in the world. It is aimed at racers at all levels of the sport, from club right through to international level. It aims to improve every aspect of a racer's personal performance from the most important - self-preparation... more...