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Essential Seamanship
CMP290
$4.48 $8.95  
Paperback, Richard Henderson, 301 pages, 4.5 x 7, ISBN: 9780870334566
Essential Seamanship presents, in abbreviated form, the most important and practical elements of seamanship and nautical knowledge needed by today's small boat skipper. It will serve aboard any vessel as a ready, up-to-date reference of essential information in condensed and simplified form....
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$165.00  
Hardcover, Capt. John V. Noel, Jr (retired), 782 pages, 65 x 95, ISBN: 471289485
Exhaustive, venerable guide to Shiphandling and seagoing safety covering every aspect of the subject. An indispensable reference.
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Manual of Sail Trim
WWN077
$24.95  
Paperback, Stuart H. Walker, 251 pages, 5.5 x 8, ISBN: 9780393032963
Tells how to trim sails for all wind and sea conditions, whether beating, reaching or running. Tells how to trim sails for mark roundings, gybing, accelerating, slowing down. Required reading for all racers, with lessons for cruisers, too.
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$11.00  
Paperback, John Rousmaniere, 8 pages, 4 x 9, ISBN: 9780071452212
Read clouds and winds, understand fronts and storms, make accurate forecasts at sea, handle heavy weather decision-making to keep clear of trouble. Waterproof.
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$19.95  
Paperback, Peter Hahne, 128 pages, 5.5 x 8, ISBN: 1574091980
Demystifies the skill of good sail trim with the aid of excellent color diagrams and photos. Enables racers and cruisers alike to get the most performance from their boats.
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$17.95  
Paperback, John Vigor, 187 pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781574092110
For sailboat owners of all persuasions, this reference book's 200 entries are packed with solid information and ultra-practical advice. Open at any page for learning and entertainment to begin. Enlivened further by SAIL Magazine cartoonist Tom Payne.
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$14.50 $29.00  
Paperback, edited by Richard Aarons, 461 pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9780071468824
Available to the public for the first time, includes the Coast Guard's approved methods and procedures for every aspect of seamanship, navigation, boat handling, firefighting, search and rescue, surf operations, much more. Heavily illustrated.
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$28.00  
Paperback, Bob Sweet, 170 pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 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.
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$19.95  
Paperback, Peter Schweer, 103 pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9781574092202
A practical introduction to trimming sails written to help owners and crew sailing all types of boats. Encompasses mainsails and headsails, explaining various controls on the shape and performance of the sail. Practical.
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$15.00 $30.00  
Paperback, Alain Poiraud, et all., 204 pages, 7.5 x 95, ISBN: 9780071475082
A thorough and modern handbook featuring proven techniques and gear for successful anchoring on any bottom in any weather. Includes original research and improved anchoring methods. 200 photos and illustrations.
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$38.00  
Paperback, Nigel Calder, et al, 224 pages, 6 x 10, ISBN: 9780071499101
A quick reference guide for sail and power. Offers concise instruction in every vital facet of safely operating power and sailboats. Covers navigation, boat handling, anchoring, weather, emergencies, troubleshooting, more.
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Fixing Positions
SHP340
$11.98 $23.95  
Paperback, Matts Djos, 224 pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781574092684
This book will appeal to sailors who are interested in learning about some of the most attractive and challenging sailing venues in the American West. It notes how to reach such venues while providing historical, geological, cultural, and meteorological information as well as maps and...
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Dockmanship
CMP277
$7.95  
Paperback, David Owen Bell, 98 pages, 4.5 x 7, ISBN: 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.
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$21.99  
Paperback, Randy Vance, 368 pages, 7 x 9, ISBN: 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.
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$11.00  
Paperback, Bob Sweet, 16 pages, 4 x 9, ISBN: 9780071423717
Publisher Out of Stock - Due 9/14/1214 panels of concisely ordered information folding into a compact size. Covers position finding, entering and using waypoints, more. Good for use with any GPS. Waterproof.
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$11.00  
Paperback, Peter Nielsen, 16 pages, 4 x 9, ISBN: 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!
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$26.95  
Paperback, Earl Hinz, 334 pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 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...
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$22.95  
Paperback, Lin & Larry Pardey, 256 pages, 9 x 6, ISBN: 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...
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$9.98 $19.95  
Paperback, John Kelsey, 160 pages, 7.4 x 9, ISBN: 9781565235540
This is the beginners guide to boating. A how-to manual that gets you started. Seamanship provides in-depth coverage of boat handling and navigation, reading the weather, winds, and water, and dealing with, and preventing, extreme situations such as capsized boats.
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$19.99  
Paperback, Fred Edwards, 224 pages, 9 x 6, ISBN: 9780870336270
This second edition is a comprehensive, entertaining guide to mixing boating with business. Leaping ahead of the first edition, this guide keeps up with a boating industry that has become much more regulated and competitive. It shows old salts and newcomers how to transform water-related fun...
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$25.00  
Paperback, Gary Jobson, 220 pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9780743273084
Best-selling learn-to-sail manual. Teaches every aspect of basic sailing and coastal cruising with clear, reassuring text and more than 100 photos. Official manual of American Sailing Association. Excellent.
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$24.95  
Paperback, Ivar Dedekam, 80 pages, 6.75 x 9.5, ISBN: 1898660670

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$21.99  
Paperback, J.J. Isler & Peter Isler, 400 pages, 7.5 x 95, ISBN: 9780471791430
A fine volume of instruction for not only learning to sail, but for choosing the right boat, equipment and selecting the best chartering locations. Excellent illustrations and encouraging, I-can-do-it text.
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$14.00  
Paperback, Bill Gladstone, 16 pages, 4 x 9, ISBN: 9780071440134
Covers all the basics of rig tuning, sail setting and shaping for cruisers as well as racers. Handy quick-reference folding guide. Fourteen panels of waterproof information.
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