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- McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 49.95
"The indispensable crew. No boat should sail without Calder aboard."--Paul Gelder, Yachting Monthly This handbook shows you not only how to select and equip a boat for coastal and offshore cruising, but also how to sail and navigate it. Covering all this in one volume is a monumental task, one not attempted since the pioneers of blue-water voyaging... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1997; US$ 29.95
``I recommend it to any pilot who wishes to be at their best in the instrument system.''--John L. Baker, former president fo the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. Ever since the pioneering days of Jimmy Doolittle, pilots have been able to take off, fly, and land without seeing a thing. But you have to be a proficient instrument pilot to pull... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 24.00
John Kretschmer , a professional sailor and writer, has logged more than 300,000 offshore sailing miles, including 20 transatlantic and two transpacific passages. He is the author of At the Mercy of the Sea, Flirting with Mermaids, and Cape Horn to Starboard , all seagoing classics. He is longtime contributing editor to Sailing magazine, was... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1998; US$ 29.95
Introduction. Part I: The Problem of Poor Discipline. The Costs of Poor Discipline. The Letter of the Law: Regulatory Deviation. The Problem with Shortcuts: Procedural Deviations. Organizational Policies: Two Issues for Flight Discipline. Part II: The Anatomy of Flight Discipline. The Enemy Within: Internal Factors Impacting Flight Discipline. Outside... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Artech House 2005; US$ 109.00
This authoritative work brings you a timely, unified analysis of the various satellite navigation technologies, applications, and services in operation or development, and of the challenges that lie ahead in this rapidly evolving field. It describes the segments, signal characteristics, performance, and securities aspects of the GPS system, including... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 5.99
Tristan Jones was one of the most acclaimed sea-faring storytellers ever. The combative Welshman was born at sea on a ship off Tristan da Cunha. He dropped out of school at 14 to work on sailing barges, and then spent the rest of his life at sea?-first in the Royal Navy, then as a delivery skipper, then as a daring adventurer. SAGA OF A WAYWARD SAILOR... more...