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  • Sextantby David Barrie

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 17.99

    In the tradition of Dava Sobel's Longitude comes sailing expert David Barrie's compelling and dramatic tale of invention and discovery?an eloquent elegy to one of the most important navigational instruments ever created, and the daring mariners who used it to explore, conquer, and map the world. Since its invention in 1759, a mariner's most prized... more...

  • Instrument Flyingby Richard Taylor

    McGraw-Hill Education 1997; US$ 32.00

    The fourth edition of the perennial best-seller. Fully updated, with everything the private pilot needs to know about flying IFR, such as handling emergencies, filing flight plans, understanding IFR communications, navigating, and flying more efficiently. Polish and improve your instrument-flight skills with the proficiency exercises. Glossary of... more...

  • Reeds Skipper's Handbookby Malcolm Pearson

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 10.99

    The Reed's Skipper's Handbook , now in its 6th edition, has been a bestseller since first publication. A handy pocket size, it is an aide-memoire of everything a boater would need to know at sea. Packed with a wide range of information in a concise form it is frequently recommended by Yachtmaster Instructors as a quick reference guide and as a revision... more...

  • British River Navigationsby Stuart Fisher

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 28.99

    Britain's rivers deserve to be better known. Teeming with wildlife, steeped in history, sporting bridges, docks and stunning architecture, not to mention supporting riverside pubs, waterways museums and a variety of places of interest, they are the country's essential arteries, connecting inland Britain with the sea. From such world-renowned rivers... more...

  • Flight Disciplineby Tony Kern

    McGraw-Hill Education 1998; US$ 33.00

    Flight Discipline is the complete tool kit for any aviator, whether military, commercial, or recreational, to develop the crack discipline needed to be a safe and effective aviator. Major Tony Kern analyses the causes of poor flight discipline, gives chilling case studies of the consequences, and lays out a plan for individual improvement. Key words... more...

  • Learn to Navigateby Basil Mosenthal

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 14.99

    Learn to Navigate has been a bestseller since first publication. It is the ideal introduction for anyone wanting to learn the basics of what navigation is all about. This fourth edition is now in full colour throughout. Covering the essentials of reading a chart, understanding tides, using navigation instruments, plotting a position and planning... more...

  • Your First Atlantic Crossing 4th editionby Les Weatheritt

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 22.99

    Answering all of the important questions, this book shows not just how to sail an ocean for the first time, but also how to enjoy it. There are insights into the social as well as nautical reality of preparing the boat, the comfort of having highly detailed plans, the inside story of life with a crew, coping with unexpected gales and calms, the live-or-die... more...

  • Celestial Navigation for Yachtsmenby Mary Blewitt

    McGraw-Hill Education 1994; US$ 12.95

    There is deep mystery and profound satisfaction in finding your position on earth by reference to the sun, moon, and stars--not to mention profound relief when the GPS receiver stops working in mid-passage. That is why knowledge of celestial navigation is still a rite of initiation, and its practice still a favorite pastime among serious cruisers.... more...

  • Time and Navigationby Andrew K. Johnston; Roger C. Connor; Carlene E. Stephens; Paul E. Ceruzzi

    Smithsonian 2015; US$ 29.95

    If you want to know where you are, you need a good clock. This surprising connection between time and place has been true for centuries and is now being explored in Time and Navigation: The Untold Story of Getting from Here to There , the companion book to the National Air and Space Museum exhibition of the same name. This beautifully illustrated... more...

  • Sailing a Serious Oceanby John Kretschmer

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 24.00

    "I know you'll want to read more after you finish Sailing a Serious Ocean . And be warned, you'll very likely want to sail with John, perhaps across an ocean." -- DALLAS MURPHY, AUTHOR OF ROUNDING THE HORN After sailing 300,000 miles and weathering dozens of storms in all the world's oceans, John Kretschmer has plenty of stories and advice... more...