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  • Coastal and Offshore Navigationby Tom Cunliffe

    Fernhurst Books 2009; US$ 19.90

    Discover what the modern yacht navigator needs to know for a stress-free voyage along the coast and out of sight of land. This book is designed to raise the game of the inshore day-sailor to fully fledged offshore navigator capable of handling any sea passage short of an ocean crossing. The book contains what you need to stay safe using techniques... more...

  • Inshore Navigationby Tom Cunliffe

    Fernhurst Books 2008; US$ 19.90

    Navigation is a subject best learned outside the classroom so this book is written to get you started as soon as possible. Once you've mastered a few simple principles, it helps you to get afloat and stay out of trouble as you learn the necessities and build confidence. Using straightforward explanations and clear illustrations, Inshore Navigation... more...

  • Learn the Nautical Rules of the Roadby Paul Boissier

    Fernhurst Books 2010; US$ 19.90

    Collisions are expensive! Learning, understanding and remembering the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGs) is essential for anyone venturing onto the water. This book is aimed at yachtsmen but will also be useful to professional mariners. Paul Boissier explains the intention of each rule and how it should be applied... more...

  • Practical Navigation for the Modern Boat Ownerby Pat Manley

    Fernhurst Books 2008; US$ 22.56

    The modern sailor is an electronic navigator. New boats come stacked with GPS, chartplotters and radar, on a bewildering array of screens and displays. With this book learn how to navigate using all of these electrical devices. Practical Navigation leads you through all the aspects of boat navigation in a logical order, using a combination of modern... more...

  • Skipper's Practical Handbookby Richard Crooks

    Fernhurst Books 2007; US$ 13.28

    This book covers the practical syllabus a student skipper needs if they are to pass advanced sailing exams. It is also designed to be kept on board as a coaching guide covering common situations that may trip up even the most experienced yacht skipper. It covers the practical side of yacht cruising: how to be a better skipper, berth the yacht, handle... more...

  • Au Sable Point Lighthouseby Mikel B. Classen

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2014; US$ 12.99

    Skeleton ship frames surround Au Sable Point, marking a mile-long sandstone reef that reached out into Lake Superior waiting to grab any and all ships that passed by. In an effort to end this tragic loss of lives, the Au Sable Point Lighthouse was constructed to warn mariners of its hidden reef. At the heart of the famed "Shipwreck Coast," Au Sable... more...

  • Contemporary Cryptographyby Rolf Oppliger

    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...

  • 50 Ways to Improve Your Navigationby Dag Pike; Dag Pike

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 10.99

    This is a book about practical navigation - packed with practical ways to make navigation safer, easier and better. It is a book for anyone - whether driving a power boat or sailing a yacht. And the techniques cover both electronic as well as visual navigation. This book starts where others finish. Once you have the important basics of navigation,... more...

  • The Sailing Bibleby Barrie Smith; Jeremy Evans; Pat Manley

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 23.99

    Sail with the experts! The Sailing Bible is the complete, user-friendly, hands-on manual packed with detailed step-by-step diagrams, lively action photos, and helpful advice on getting the most out of your sailing at whatever level. Whether you are a dinghy or yacht sailor just learning the basics or wanting tips on sailing with the best, this... more...

  • Start to Winby Eric Twiname

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 15.99

    Start to Win is Eric Twiname's sailing classic. Out of print for over 20 years, it has nevertheless retained its position as the book on simple racing principles. Considered unequalled by its many fans, it is the only book that sets out the techniques of sailing in such a clear, understandable and straightforward manner. By the same author... more...