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  • Building Strip-Planked Boatsby Nick Schade

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 22.95

    1. Introduction: Why Use Strip Construction? 2. Choosing a Design 3. Choosing Materials 4. Tool Requirements 5. Gallery of Strip-Built Boats 6. Preparing the Strips 7. Setting up the Forms 8. Basic Stripping Technique 9. Fairing and Sanding 10. Fiberglassing Technique 11. Finishing and Varnishing 12. Double Paddle Canoe 13. Rowing Dinghy... more...

  • Bridge Resource Management for Small Ships: The Watchkeeper's Manual for Limited-Tonnage Vesselsby Daniel Parrott

    McGraw-Hill Education 2011; US$ 49.95

    Prologue: The Herald of Free Enterprise Introduction: Why Bridge Resource Management? Part I. Planning and Procedures Chapter One. Standard Operating Procedures Chapter Two. Passage Planning: Appraisal and Planning Chapter Three. Implementing the Passage Plan: Execution, Conferring, and Monitoring Chapter Four. Building a Passage... more...

  • Get Your Captain's License, Fourth Editionby Charlie Wing

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 69.95

    Introduction 1. Qualifying for a License 2. Rules of the Road 3. Deck General 4. Navigation General 5. Safety 6. Navigation Problems 7. Auxiliary Sail Endorsement 8. Examination Illustrations 9. Appendix: COLREGS more...

  • Marine Diesel Enginesby Nigel Calder

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 27.95

    List of Troubleshooting Charts Preface to the Third Edition Preface to the Second Edition Introduction One Principles of Operation Compression Ignition Converting Heat to Power Expansion and Cooling Gasoline Engines Cost and Power-to-Weight Types of Diesels Principal Engine Components Two Details of Operation ... more...

  • The Weekend Navigator, 2nd Editionby Robert Sweet

    McGraw-Hill Education 2011; US$ 25.00

    Read what the the U.S. Power Squadron and the U.S. Coast Guard trust as the definitive authority on electronic navigation, now updated with the latest electronic technologies and methods The Weekend Navigator teaches you how to navigate using today's tools and methods, including the latest technologies such as smart phones. While electronic... more...

  • The Sailor's Book of Small Cruising Sailboatsby Steve Henkel

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 29.95

    Acknowledgments Preface Introduction ONE. Guide to the Reviews TWO. Sixty-three Boats 14' to 19' (on deck) THREE. Seventy Boats 20' and 21' FOUR. Sixty-five Boats 22' FIVE. Forty-five Boats 23' SIX. Fifty-three Boats 24' SEVEN. Sixty-four Boats 25' EIGHT. What to Consider When Buying a Small Cruising Sailboat NINE. One Hundred Choices for... more...

  • How to Read a Nautical Chart, 2nd Edition (Includes ALL of Chart #1)by Nigel Calder

    McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 21.00

    Authoritative, practical, and hands-on information on reading and relying on electronic and paper nautical charts The classic How to Read a Nautical Chart explains every aspect of electronic and paper nautical charts: how a chart is assembled, how to gauge the accuracy of chart data, how to read charts created by other governments, how to... more...

  • Quick and Easy Boat Maintenance, 2nd Editionby Sandy Lindsey

    McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 18.00

    Sandy Lindsey writes for Heartland Boating , MadMariner (a division of the DIY Boater family), American Sportsman , Gaff, Showboats (recently merged with Boat International USA,) and Wave/International Yachtsman , among others. more...

  • Voyaging Under Power, 4th Editionby Robert P. Beebe; Denis Umstot

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 40.00

    1-About Robert Beebe 2-History of power voyaging 3-Evolving the Passagemaker concept 4-Passagemaker: design, building, testing and lessons learned 5- Philosophy of power voyaging 6-Tecnicalities of seagoing motorboats: stability, etc. 7-Beebe's Passagemaker 8-Choosing a Boat 9-State of the Art Passagemakers, including Nordhavn, Windhorse and... more...

  • Reeds Vol 8 General Engineering Knowledge for Marine Engineersby Paul Anthony Russell; Leslie Jackson; Thomas D. Morton

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 46.99

    Developed to complement Reeds Vol. 12 (Motor Engineering for Marine Engineers), this textbook is key for all marine engineering officer cadets. This new edition has been extensively updated to include the latest equipment, practices and trends in marine engineering, as well as incorporating the 2010 Manila Amendments, particularly relating to Management.... more...