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  • A Visual Cruising Guide to the Maine Coastby James Bildner

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 45.00

    WHEN YOU NAVIGATE THE COAST OF MAINE, A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS A Visual Cruising Guide to the Maine Coast takes the guesswork out of navigating Maine?s intricate, reef-strewn waters, ensuring that your next voyage through this coastal paradise will be picture-perfect. Inside you will find more than 180 full-color aerial photographs... more...

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

    McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 18.00

    STOP WORKING ON YOUR BOAT AND GET OUT ON THE WATER! Save money and time with these 1,001 tested tips from Sandy Lindsey, a boat-maintenance contributor to Boating magazine for many years. In Quick and Easy Boat Maintenance , Lindsey has culled the best of her years of advice and gathered the top suggestions from her readers. These handy, natural... more...

  • How To Read a Nautical Chart: A Captain's Quick Guideby Nigel Calder

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 8.95

    Your quick-reference, on-board guide to the symbology and shorthand notations used on nautical charts Nautical charts contain an incredible amount of information for those who know how to decipher them. But without a key to the symbology, a chart can be bewildering. Nigel Calder, one of today's most respected boating authors, helps you make sense... more...

  • The Instant Handbook of Boat Handling, Navigation, and Seamanshipby Nigel Calder; John Rousmaniere; Bill Gladstone; Robert Sweet; Peter Nielsen; Charlie Wing; Richard Clinchy

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 24.95

    Instant answers for your boat handling, navigation, and seamanship questions The Instant Handbook uses a dynamic new quick-reference format to cover the critical aspects of piloting, seamanship, and boat handling under sail or power more accessibly and effectively than has ever been done before. It puts at your fingertips all the information... more...

  • In the Wake of Madnessby Joan Druett

    Algonquin Books 2004; US$ 14.95

    After more than a century of silence, the true story of one of history's most notorious mutinies is revealed in Joan Druett's riveting "nautical murder mystery" (USA Today). On May 25, 1841, the Massachusetts whaleship Sharon set out for the whaling ground of the northwestern Pacific. A year later, while most of the crew was out hunting, Captain... more...

  • Dragon Seaby Frank Pope

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014; US$ 14.00

    Frank Pope pulls back the curtain on the intensely competitive underworld of shipwrecks in this thrilling story of treasure hunting gone wrong. When Oxford archeologist Mensun Bound?dubbed the "Indiana Jones of the Deep" by the Discovery Channel?teamed up with a financier to salvage a sunken trove of fifteenth-century porcelain, it seemed a dream... more...

  • I Cover the Waterfrontby Max Miller

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95

    “Distinctive, original, fresh in in tone and manner, with a quaint whimsicality of feeling and expression.? —The New York Times Life on the Western waterfront has always fascinated Max Miller, a special reporter for the San Diego Sun. Embraced by all the waterfront folk, he has joined them on their cruises, has learned the mystery of their crafts,... more...

  • Shipwreck in Art and Literatureby Carl Thompson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Tales of shipwreck have always fascinated audiences, and as a result there is a rich literature of suffering at sea, and an equally rich tradition of visual art depicting this theme. Exploring the shifting semiotics and symbolism of shipwreck, the interdisciplinary essays in this volume provide a history of a major literary and artistic motif as they... more...

  • Intracoastal Waterway Chartbook Norfolk to Miami, 6th Editionby John Kettlewell; Leslie Kettlewell

    McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 75.00

    $500 WORTH OF GOVERNMENT CHART AND COAST PILOT COVERAGE--MARKED WITH WAYPOINTS, BRIDGES, AND THE ROUTE! The Intracoastal Waterway Chartbook is a complete set of navigation charts for the 1,090-mile Intracoastal Waterway from Norfolk to Miami, as well as charts for all major Atlantic inlets. The chartbook also includes a complete listing of waterway... more...

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

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 69.95

    Every year approximately 10,000 people take the exams to obtain a U.S. Coast Guard captain's license. Get Your Captain's License is a comprehensive study guide for the exams required for the most popular Coast Guard captain's ratings, including the six-passenger license (commonly called the charterboat license or ?Six-Pack?) and the 100-ton Master's... more...