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- Sheridan House 2005; US$ 16.99
Approachable, informative and entertaining, John Vigor writes an alphabetical reference that shares the wealth of his experience and helps sailors new and old avoid unfortunate mistakes aboard their vessel. Fun to browse and easy to search. more...
- Crowood 2013; US$ 11.65
Open Water Swimming: A Complete Guide for Swimmers and Triathletes is aimed at all levels of open water swimmer, from beginners right through to competing professionals. It covers all aspects of the sport: its history and health benefits; a thorough introduction to getting started; a full discussion on training equipment and how it should be used;... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2013; US$ 50.00
In December 1846, the Keying, a Chinese junk purchased by British investors, set sail from Hong Kong for London. Named after the Chinese Imperial Commissioner who had signed away Hong Kong to the British, manned by a Chinese and European crew, and carrying a traveling exhibition of Chinese items, the Keying had a troubled voyage. After quarrels on... more...
- Troubador Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 14.99
This is the autobiography of Alison Mowbray, GB Rowing Olympic Medallist. It's a Silver medal life of achievement, addiction, alcoholism, anorexia and Alzheimer?s. But a Gold medal story of passion and perseverance and not letting anything get between yourself and your dream. more...
- DK Publishing 2007; US$ 25.00
Whether you are interested in racing a small boat every weekend or cruising in a yacht once a year, Sailing is the perfect primerto tell you everything you need to know about taking to the water. Demonstrates basic techniques, from cruising to racing in small and large boats Covers basic safety, navigation, and includes an equipment section Profiles... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 21.99
Power Boating For Dummies is a guide to power boating for both new and experienced boaters. It advises readers of necessary boating supplies, safety concerns and equipment, accessories, and includes locations of boating facilities, and how to safely pilot the ship. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 24.95
? At age fourteen, she swam twenty-six miles from Catalina Island to the California mainland. ? At ages fifteen and sixteen, she broke the men?s and women?s world records for swimming the English Channel?a thirty-three-mile crossing in nine hours, thirty-six minutes. ? At eighteen, she swam the twenty-mile Cook Strait between North and South Islands... more...
- Human Kinetics 2009; US$ 21.95
Swimming Anatomy provides a stunning visual perspective on swimmers muscles and how they are developed. The full-color interior contains over 200 expertly drawn illustrations and anatomically grouped exercises with icons identifying the strokes that will benefit most from each exercise to make you faster in the water. more...
- Greystone Books 2009; US$ 14.95
In this guide, veteran paddler John Dowd provides the foundations of sound seamanship and good risk management, including lessons on how to read the weather and the water, how to navigate, and how to travel with a group. He covers the basics of equipment and technique, detailing types of paddles and strokes, and presents practical, concrete advice... more...
- Sort Of Books 2011; US$ 7.28
If you're wondering what Chris Stewart did before he and Ana moved to El Valero, their Spanish farm, here's one of the answers. He took to the sea, landing a job as skipper for the summer, sailing a Cornish Crabber around the Greek islands. It was his dream job -- and there was just one tiny problem. He hadn't ever sailed before and had not the foggiest... more...