Boathandling & Seamanship

WIL044
$21.99  
Paperback, Randy Vance, 368pages, 7 x 9, 9780470409565
Power Boating For Dummies is a guide to power boating for both new and experienced boaters. It advises readers of necessary boating supplies, safety concerns and equipment, accessories, and includes locations of boating facilities, and how to safely pilot the ship.

USS001
$24.95  
Paperback, US Sailing, 160pages, 8.5 x 11, 1882502868
A concise, up-to-date instruction manual for both coastal and offshore passage making. Includes seamanship, weather, equipment, coping with heavy weather, life aboard while under way, much more. Excellent photos, clear illustrations.

PDB011
$18.36 $22.95  
Paperback, Lin & Larry Pardey, 256pages, 9 x 6, 9781929214471
In a storm at sea, luck is highly biased toward the sailor who has a plan. So write Lin and Larry Pardey in this, the third edition of their highly regarded Storm Tactics Handbook . As in the first two editions of this book, they describe their concerns about the tendency of modern sailors to...

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...

INT221
$11.00  
Paperback, Peter Nielsen, 16pages, 4 x 9, 9780071487719
A concise guide that de-mystifies anchoring in 16 colorful fold-out panels. Instructions for safe and efficient setting the hook have never been so clear. Waterproof, too!

USS032
$25.95  
Paperback, U.S. Sailing Association, 9781938915222
A very thorough tutorial, heavily illustrated, of every aspect of modern Powerboating. Covers boat handling, safety, engines, piloting and navigation, trailering, navigation rules. Perfect for the novice powerboater who wants to get it right.

CMP277
$7.95  
Paperback, David Owen Bell, 98pages, 4.5 x 7, 9780870334252
Provides the needed information to turn any skipper into a master of docking. Covers every aspect of close-quarter maneuvering for all size pleasure and smaller work vessels. Good Illustrations, clear text.

USS038
$17.95  
Paperback, U.S. Sailing Association, 112pages, 8.5 x 11, 1882502302
Leads readers through vital information and concepts aimed at developing safe and competent bareboat charterers. Covers chartering, larger sailboat handling and seamanship, navigation, health and safety, essential cruising skills.

SKY073
$16.95  
Hardcover, Stephan Brennan (Editor), 224pages, 5 x 7, 9781628737622
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” --Mark Twain It’s telling that...

CMP258
$26.95  
Paperback, Earl Hinz, 334pages, 6 x 9, 9780870335396
The Complete Book of Anchoring and Mooring addresses anchoring systems, techniques, and permanent moorings for boats from twelve feet to eighty feet in length. It covers monohulls, multihulls, light displacement sailboats, cruisers, sport fishers, passage makers, and workboats. In short, it is...

SKY014
$14.95  
Paperback, Frank Rosenow, 128pages, 8.6 x 5 x 0.5, 9781616081874
No sailor should leave the dock without this book! Sailors have used ditty bags to carry sewing equipment, toiletries, and other small items for centuries, and now The Ditty Bag Book teaches modern-day sailors the art form of hand-making ditty bags to use on their own seaward travels. Master...

INT466
$21.00  
Paperback, John Vigor, 9780071808286
The only rules-of-thumb compendium for boaters, updated with 45 new entries to delight, entertain, and most importantly, inform. These are tried and tested rules of thumb--the distilled essence of centuries of seafaring experience--providing succinct answers to the questions most-asked by...

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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SIM134
$55.00  
Hardcover, John Rousmaniere, 9781451650198
Completely revised and updated to address changes in technology and safety standards, this new edition is the definitive guide to the art and science of sailing. Since the publication of the first edition in 1983, The Annapolis Book of Seamanship has set the standard by which other books on...

MPS131
$25.00  
Paperback, Duncan Wells, 160pages, 6.8 x 0.4 x 9.7, 9781472907431
The vast majority of sailing yacht scenarios comprise a couple sailing the boat together, needing to carry out all maneuvers and activities themselves with no help from a back-up crew. Their boat handling, navigation, sail handling, anchoring, and mooring skills all have to be carried out both...

PAR028
$19.95  
Paperback, Earl Hinz, 164pages, 9 x 6, 9780939837601
Just as self-steering systems and autopilots have given the offshore seaman another pair of hands to steer the boat, so sea anchors and drogues have provided another means of handling threatening seas. Heavy Weather Tactics: Using Sea Anchors & Drogues is a classic; the last word on a...

SKY043
$16.95  
Paperback, Twain Braden, 9781616082468
The must-have illustrated sailing guide for beginner and expert alike!. An illustrated sailing guide for beginner and expert alike!The Complete Guide to Sailing & Seamanship is the perfect blend of captivating sea stories and essential, basic instructional methods for anyone yearning to...

FER122
$18.70  
Paperback, Tim Davison and Steve Kibble, 48pages, 6.7 x 0.2 x 9.4, 9781909911260
Sailing for Kids is aimed at children aged 8-15 who are taking their first steps into the fantastic world of sailing. Packed full of colour photographs and diagrams, this straightforward and easy-to-understand guide is the perfect introduction to the sport. It is based on the Optimist dinghy,...

INT015
$28.00  
Paperback, Bob Sweet, 170pages, 8.5 x 11, 9780071468817
What every powerboater needs to know from docking to surviving heavy weather. Discusses every type of drive train including bow thrusters as well as handling every type of hull in any conditions likely to be met. 210 color illustrations.

FFB122
$29.95  
Paperback, Jeremy Evans, Pat Manley, Barrie Smith, 400pages, 7.5 x 1 x 9.5, 9781770850316
"Sailing is a popular sport and this book is a very comprehensive treatment of the subject.... This reviewer was impressed by the constant stress the authors place on safety at sea. Photographs always show sailors in appropriate yachting safety gear and almost every paragraph mentions some...

INT184
 
Paperback, John Rousmaniere, 16pages, 4 x 9, 9780071452205
On the water, when questions arise, there's no time to search through an exhaustive manual. The Captain's Quick Guides provide all the answers--fast. Drawn from the world's largest boating library, each laminated Quick Guide presents 14 color panels of authoritative, concise information on a...

USS034
$17.95  
Paperback, 64pages, 0.2 x 8.5 x 11, 9780982167687
Learning to sail is part dream, part great instruction, and part hands-on experience. At US Sailing, all of these come together. Learn Sailing Right! Intermediate Sailing is about sailing faster and smarter with greater confidence. As an intermediate sailor, you no longer need to think about how...

MSP007
$10.95  
Hardcover, James Dodds, 40pages, 4.75 x 6.75, 939510731
Mini alphabetical reference to all the bits of gear and parts of a small traditional sailing dinghy, the Winkle Brig, and the terminology for sailing her. Illustrated with linocuts. A reprint of the 1930 original extracted by Arthur Ransome.

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...
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