Boathandling & Seamanship

CMP290
$4.48 $8.95  
Paperback, Richard Henderson, 301pages, 4.5 x 7, 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....

WIL004
$165.00  
Hardcover, Capt. John V. Noel, Jr (retired), 782pages, 65 x 95, 471289485
Exhaustive, venerable guide to Shiphandling and seagoing safety covering every aspect of the subject. An indispensable reference.

INT185
$11.00  
Paperback, John Rousmaniere, 8pages, 4 x 9, 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.

INT055
$14.50 $29.00  
Paperback, edited by Richard Aarons, 461pages, 8.5 x 11, 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.

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.

INT015
$26.00  
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.

INT209
$15.00 $30.00  
Paperback, Alain Poiraud, et all., 204pages, 7.5 x 95, 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.

INT222
$27.00  
Paperback, Nigel Calder, et al, 224pages, 6 x 10, 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.

SHP340
$11.98 $23.95  
Paperback, Matts Djos, 224pages, 6 x 9, 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...

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.

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.

INT002
$11.00  
Paperback, Bob Sweet, 16pages, 4 x 9, 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.

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!

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...

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...

FCP003
$9.98 $19.95  
Paperback, John Kelsey, 160pages, 7.4 x 9, 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.

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...

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.

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.

PAR030
$19.95  
Paperback, Frances & Michael Holworth, 96pages, 8.2 x 6, 9780939837533
The purpose of this text is to ensure the survival of skipper and crew in the event of their boat sinking. . It features: advice on the essentials to pack into the emergency grab bag for a short or long cruise, hot or cold climate, coastal or offshore trip; flowcharts to prioritize abandon ship...

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...

PAR035
$14.95  
Paperback, Suzanne Giesemann, 240pages, 9 x 6, 9780939837694
It's Your Boat Too.Commander Suzanne Giesemann draws on her twenty years in the Navy as a commanding officer and leadership instructor to write this empowering guide for women boaters. . Power or sail, if you're just going along for the ride, you are limiting your enjoyment on the water. Suzanne...

PAR047
$19.95  
Paperback, Ed Mapes, 300pages, 6 x 9, 9780939837878
No skipper should ever take a vessel or crew onto the open ocean without the means to cope with the unthinkable, because in an uncontrolled environment we can't know what will go wrong. . Disasters occur because of a cascade of untoward events; the best seamen are able to interrupt this sequence...

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...
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