Boathandling & Seamanship

PDB101
$29.95  
Hardcover, Lin & Larry Pardey, 320pages, 6 x 9, 9781929214877
Special Offer for Signed Copies if ordered before Sept 15. Lin and Larry Pardey’s hugely popular and encouraging book, the Self Sufficient Sailor, has been revitalized and expanded by more than 40%. “This has been an exciting project for me,” said Lin, “especially as I have spent much of...
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MPS207
$28.00  
Hardcover, John Kretschmer , 288pages, 6 x 9, 9781472951625
John Kretschmer is sailing’s practical philosopher--as much a doer as a thinker. And that is the overarching theme of this chronicle of a sailing life. Often amusing, sometimes poignant, occasionally terrifying but always inspiring, his deeply personal account is a welcome reminder about the...

INT465
$25.00  
Hardcover, John Kretschmer , 256pages, 6 x 9, 9780071704403
"I know you'll want to read more after you finish   Sailing a Serious Ocean . And be warned, you'll very likely want to sail with John, perhaps across an ocean."   -- DALLAS MURPHY, AUTHOR OF   ROUNDING THE HORN After sailing 300,000 miles and weathering dozens of storms in all the...

SWP067
$24.95  
Paperback, Drew Frye , 156pages, 8.5 x 11, 9781948494076
Rigging Modern Anchors demystifies anchoring with today’s modern anchors. Through years of systematic testing, Drew Frye has produced a new benchmark of understanding based on empirical data instead of anecdotal wisdom, passed down from one sailor to the next without proof or deep understanding...

MPS156
$50.00  
Hardcover, Peter Bruce, 320pages, 7 x 10, 9781472923196
The definitive book for all crews contemplating sea voyages--this new edition includes new information on heavy weather handling and recent heavy weather experiences from around the world. Heavy Weather Sailing  has been regarded as the ultimate international authority on surviving...

MPS176
$30.00  
Paperback, Michel Olagnon, 160pages, 6.5 x 8.5, 9781472936219
Rogue waves remain a mystery and a terror to sailors and all travelers of the world's oceans. Long discredited as myths or highly exaggerated recounts by terrified mariners, rogue waves haven't been the subject of serious, in-depth research until now. Bolstered by anecdotes, historical reports,...

ACB152
$14.00  
Paperback, Dave Selby, 112pages, 5.5 x 8.5, 9781472944849
The Impractical Boat Owner  is the remedy that cures our modern overdose of writing about expensive shiny new sailboats, sailing self-improvement, the quest for the best charter, and practical boating skills. It is a book with no practical purpose whatsoever. It won't make you a better...

SWP063
$49.95  
Paperback, Captain Dave Underill, Stephen J Pavlidis, 234pages, 8.5 x 11, 9781892399960
The Captain's Guide to Hurricane Holes is a navigational aid designed for yacht and boat captains transiting the waters of The Bahamas and Caribbean. If you are so unfortunate as to find your yacht or boat in the path of an oncoming hurricane, this book will provide advice on the safest...

ACB154
$40.00  
Hardcover, Tom Cunliffe, 320pages, 7 x 10, 9781472943439
In this fully revised and up-to-date 9th edition of  The Complete Yachtmaster , Tom Cunliffe brings together all the essentials of modern offshore cruising in one volume, including the characteristics of a good captain, the theory and practice of sailing and sail trim, the art of...

STL256
$60.00  
Hardcover, 920pages, 8.5 x 11, 9781618372437
The boater’s essential reference celebrates its 100th anniversary!  For a century, Chapman has been an indispensable, trusted resource for boating under power and sail. It has sold millions of copies, and is a must-have for virtually anyone who puts a craft on water. Featuring 1,500...

ACB148
$20.00  
Paperback, David Fairhall, 112pages, 6 x 8, 9781472942968
Pass Your Day Skipper teaches sailing and boat-handling theory in a practical seagoing manner, with helpful tips to help smooth your test-taking or sail-handling anxiety. Find out how the wind makes your boat move, or how to find your way using nautical charts. You will also understand the rules...

ACB149
$34.00  
Hardcover, Alison Noice, 208pages, 7 x 10, 9781472944818
Whether sail or power, running a boat is challenging and rewarding, but the unique world of water and weather can be daunting.  Day Skipper for Sail and Power  teaches you all you need to know to understand the challenges and command your water world. Topics include: - Seamanship -...

ACB151
$25.00  
Paperback, Duncan Wells, 160pages, 7.5 x 9.5, 9781472927828
Does docking or anchoring your boat alone trigger beads of sweat? Are you paralyzed by the thought of boating solo?  Stress-Free Motorboating  is the answer to all single or shorthanded crews' prayers. Profusely illustrated with color step-by-step photographs (and links to...

FER124
$24.95  
Paperback, Ivar Dedekam, 84pages, 6.8 x 9.5, 9781909911567
Today, yachts are often equipped with electrical windlasses, autopilot, bow thrusters, etc. This equipment has also become much more reliable, making it possible to make long offshore passages without much knowledge of seamanship. However, as the coastguards in many countries can confirm, more...

LPL001
$23.00  
Paperback, LARRY L. PRATT, 214pages, 6 x 9, 9780996385503
A layman's comprehensive guide to all things affecting fuel usage, the 18 chapters contain ideas, suggestions and projects designed to help any skipper maximize fuel dollars. Not so much a how-to book but rather a you-should-try-this message for the boat owner with average skills. Written by a...

INT504
$21.00  
Paperback, Barry Lewis, 208pages, 7.8 x 0.6 x 9.3, 9780071830881
Sail your very first day on the water Learn to Sail Today  offers a uniquely fun and quick method for beginners to learn exactly what they need to enter the fun and rewarding world of sailing. Written specifically to engage and reassure the uninitiated, this sailing primer covers...

SKY122
$24.99  
Paperback, Grant Headifen, 256pages, 6 x 0.8 x 9, 9781944824051
Take the first steps to become certified to charter a boat anywhere in the world. Imagine having the credentials to charter and skipper a boat in the Caribbean—or anywhere in the world. Grant Headifen and the experts at NauticEd have certified thousands of sailors for bareboat skippering...

SKY123
$24.99  
Hardcover, Ken Kreisler, 240pages, 6 x 1.1 x 9, 9781944824143
Learn How to Choose—and Use—Your First Powerboat, from One of the Country’s Most-Respected Boating Experts. There has never been a better time to buy your first boat. And there is no better person to tell you how than Captain Ken Kreisler. Kreisler, an award-winning...

SKY119
$14.99  
Paperback, Grant Headifen, 136pages, 6 x 9, 9781944824068
If you skipper a sailboat, you know the inherent dangers of docking and maneuvering in a tight marina with high winds and current. Just one ding can cost hundreds of dollars and worse than that, major embarrassment. The experts at NauticEd offer a painless solution with this concise series of...

SKY118
$17.99  
Paperback, Grant Headifen, 192pages, 6 x 9, 9781944824044
Sail Confidently and Calmly in All Conditions. Sail a small keelboat up to twenty-five feet with ease in all nearshore conditions with this unique book—and start a foundation on which you can build a sailing résumé that will give you the credentials to charter and skipper...

SIM284
$29.00  
Flex, Kevin Falvey & Boating Magazine, 224pages, 7.5 x 9.5, 9781681880457
If you spend some serious time (or want to start spending serious time) on the water, this is the book you need. Whether you’re actively chasing trophies in a bass boat, or prefer a lazy afternoon in a pontoon, the  Total Boating Manual  has everything for the active, passive,...

MPS155
$40.00  
Hardcover, Tom Cunliffe, 208pages, 10.1 x 0.8 x 7.6, 9781472924162
The Complete Day Skipper  is a totally practical, hands-on manual that covers the RYA Day Skipper syllabus in a way that reflects a skipper's growing experience at sea, beginning with yacht handling under power, moving on to boat husbandry and sailing skills, and from there to the...

MPS154
$28.00 $40.00  
Hardcover, Alison Noice, 256pages, 7 x 0.8 x 10, 9781472925497
Yachtmaster for Sail and Power  is a major reference book that has proved invaluable for the many sailors following the RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore course. This highly respected and refreshingly practical study guide covers the whole syllabus in detail, illustrated throughout...

EVE060
$14.99  
Paperback, DON WATMOUGH, 100pages, 7.5 x 9, 9781934707432
The stories in this book remind us that we should learn from the mistakes of others -- we don't live long enough to make them all ourselves. Using humor as his vehicle, veteran sailor Don Watmough follows nautical rookie Skip Murphy's rise from rank beginner to moderately qualified sailor....
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