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Meet Bailey, the cool cat making waves with his devilish good looks, onboard escapades and feline philosophies of life aboard…
This practical handbook empowers the reader to carry out a survey on their own boat, or one they are thinking of buying, before calling in the expensive professionals.
Winner of the Best Book of the Sea Award, this hands-on practical guide from bestselling author Tom Cunliffe gives step by step advice on handling a traditional craft, from setting up a rig to steering using sails alone. Includes much new material for this 2nd edition.
The definitive book for crews of any size contemplating voyages out of the sight of land anywhere in the world, this new edition includes new thinking on a variety of aspects of heavy weather handling, and recent heavy weather experiences from around the world. Foreword by Sir Robin Knox-Johnston.
Heather Lyn Mann was a battle-weary environmental advocate in Madison, Wisconsin, struggling over what to do about climate change when she and her husband decided to explore the Atlantic on a small sloop. This memoir of six years living afloat is a chronological unfolding of disasters and discoverie
The definitive book on the principles of yacht design examining every aspect of aerodynamics and hydrodynamics of a yacht or motorboat.
Using tables devised by practical ocean navigators, here is an established resource of annual astro-navigation tables for yachtsmen, giving all the information on how to navigate by the sun, moon, planets and stars. This book, together with a sextant, will enable sailors to navigate confidently and
Arguably the original and best sailing classic, this beautifully-produced edition includes new maps and a Foreword by Dame Ellen MacArthur
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 o
All you need to know when you`re at sea. Whether you`re setting sail for the first time or have been sailing for years, "Sailing Essentials" is the perfect companion. Full of practical advice on every aspect of sailing, from basic manoeuvres to dealing with difficult weather conditions, it also incl
The definitive guide to making strong, reliable splices in braided rope, Splicing Modern Ropes uses step-by-step photographs and clear instructions to help readers master this important but tricky skill.
This indispensable guide takes the stress out of sailing with step by step photographic instructions on how to perform essential sailing techniques, regardless of how much help you have to hand.
Southern California, 1960. John Severson founded SURFER, the first magazine to celebrate and revolutionize the art and sport of surfing, establishing it as a phenomenon in Pop culture. This volume explores Severson`s surf odyssey through painting, photography, film, publishing, and dropping out to l
The bark canoes of the North American Indians, particularly those of birchbark, were among the most highly developed manually propelled primitive watercraft. They could be used to carry heavy loads in shallow streams but were light enough to be hauled long distances over land. Built with Stone Age t
A treasure trove of valuable information for designers, surveyors, builders, chandlers and anyone maintaining their own boat. This seventh edition contains a vast range of data on lengths, widths, strengths, anchors, cleat sizes and much more.
The Boat Electrics Bible is the complete up to date, practical guide to installing, maintaining and replacing electrical systems on a sailboat or motorboat.
An incredibly detailed, all-encompassing illustrated manual on how to improve all aspects of a yacht or motorboat, including many projects that will improve a boat`s safety, comfort, facilities, storage, performance on the water and value.
A practical hands-on manual that covers the Day Skipper syllabus in a step-by-step learning system designed to get you straight on the water.