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  • Instrument Flyingby Richard L. Taylor

    McGraw-Hill Education 1997; US$ 34.00

    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 aviation... more...

  • Reeds Skipper's Handbookby Malcolm Pearson

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 8.99

    The bestselling aide-memoire of everything a boater would need to know at sea. more...

  • Flight Disciplineby Tony T. Kern

    McGraw-Hill Education 1998; US$ 35.00

    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...

  • Yarnsby Tristan Jones

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99

    In  Yarns , Tristan Jones tells how he began his writing career. He draws on his many adventures to evoke some of the memorable people he has met, and to describe some of the most beautiful cruising grounds in the world. He gives advice on everything from seamanship to dealing with local populations in remote places. Not to be missed is his marvelous... more...

  • Somewheres East of Suezby Tristan Jones

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99

    In 1983 Tristan Jones, well known as one of the finest sailing adventure writers of our time, had his left leg amputated. Refusing to become landbound after a lifetime at sea, he acquired a specially designed, virtually untippable 38-foot trimaran and began to sail around the world. Outward Leg is the tale of his intrepid voyage from San Diego to... more...

  • Outward Legby Tristan Jones

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99

    After seven years ashore and after having his left leg amputated, Tristan Jones decided to return to the sea. He began to piece together Operation Star and found the perfect vessel in a 36-foot trimaran. In October 1983, Jones and his only crew member, Wally Rediske, set out in Outward Leg from San Diego, intending to circumnavigate the world from... more...

  • Time and Navigationby Andrew K. Johnston; Roger D. 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. The surprising connection between time and place is 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. Today we use smartphones and GPS, but navigating has not always been so... more...

  • Finding Northby George Michelsen Foy

    Flatiron Books 2016; US$ 18.19

    Navigation is the key human skill. It's something we do everywhere, whether feeling our way through a bedroom in the dark, or charting a ship's course. But how does navigation affect our brains, our memory, ourselves? Blending scientific research and memoir, and written in beautiful prose, Finding North starts with a quest by the author to understand... more...

  • Pencil, Paper and Starsby Alastair Buchan

    Fernhurst Books 2008; US$ 19.90

    Today’s sailors rely on GPS for position finding and passage making. But what happens if your electronic navigation systems fail? This book provides you with simple, practical, get-you-home navigation techniques that could save you in an emergency. These easy techniques require no complicated mathematics. Learn the principles of navigation... more...

  • Navigation: A Newcomer's Guideby Sara Hopkinson

    Fernhurst Books 2014; US$ 14.59

    Navigators have only 2 questions: Where am I? Where do I go now? This book shows the simplest way to answer these questions. It starts from scratch, uses no jargon and features graphics instead of words wherever possible. This bestselling book has been updated to cover all modern navigation. It is recommended by Fernhurst for beginners and Day Skipper... more...