Sailboats & Sailing

INT442
$19.00  
Paperback, David Seidman, 240pages, 9.1x7.2, ISBN: 9780071749572
This is not just an instructional book---it's an insight into a sailor's approach to the sea, boats, and the ever-changing dynamic of wind on the water "A learn-to-sail book with heart"--WoodenBoat "A real winner. . . a masterful blend of straightforward text with delightful and instructive...
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FER009
$24.95  
Paperback, Ivar Dedekam, 80pages, 6.75 x 9.5, ISBN: 1898660670

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IDG005
$21.99  
Paperback, J.J. Isler & Peter Isler, 400pages, 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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ASA001
$25.00  
Paperback, Gary Jobson, 220pages, 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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PDB101
$29.95  
Hardcover, Lin & Larry Pardey, 320pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781929214877
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 the past two years voyaging through the western Pacific on a boat...
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USS026
$19.95  
Paperback, U.S. Sailing Association, 96pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9780979647703
Now in full color. The basic book in the Certification Series. Instructs all basic sailing maneuvers in clear illustrations and spare text. Offers excellent, reassuring instruction in basic sailboat handling and sailing seamanship.
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INT054
$14.00  
Paperback, Bill Gladstone, 16pages, 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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SKY014
$14.95  
Paperback, Frank Rosenow, 128pages, 8.6 x 5 x 0.5, ISBN: 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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SKY073
$16.95  
Hardcover, Stephan Brennan (Editor), 224pages, 5 x 7, ISBN: 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...
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RAN338
$9.95  
Paperback, Angus Konstam, 128pages, 7.5 x 0.4 x 5.1, ISBN: 9781472808691
Ships have been part of military campaigns since the Ancient world, and this expertly illustrated and detailed Spotter's Guide offers a look at the 40 most iconic and recognizable ships throughout history. From the Viking longship through to the powerful modern aircraft carriers, and from the...
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WWN077
$24.95  
Paperback, Stuart H. Walker, 251pages, 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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MPS131
$25.00  
Paperback, Duncan Wells, 160pages, 6.8 x 0.4 x 9.7, ISBN: 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...
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CMP286
$15.95  
Hardcover, Richard Henderson, illustrated by Jennifer Heyd Wharton, 41pages, 11 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780870334429
This beautifully illustrated book introduces children to the basics of sailing. Adam, a young boy from the city, yearns to learn how to sail. When his aunt and uncle invite him to visit one summer, his cousin Beth takes him out in her sailboat. Beth shows Adam many of the things he will need to...
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INT334
$21.95  
Hardcover, Don Casey, 137pages, 7.5 x 95, ISBN: 9780070133914
Step-by-step, picture-by-picture how to measure for, construct, modify, renew and repair canvas items such as dodgers, biminis, sail covers, sail bags, cushions and more above decks and below. Also, how to repair and improve sails.
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FER122
$18.70  
Paperback, Tim Davison and Steve Kibble, 48pages, 6.7 x 0.2 x 9.4, ISBN: 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,...
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INT057
$30.00  
Paperback, Emiliano Marino, illustrated by Christine Erikson, 481pages, 7.75 x 95, ISBN: 9780071376426
There is little about designing, making, repairing or improving sails that this book doesn't cover. More than a comprehensive apprenticeship, it is also a wonderfully illustrated examination of the world's rig and sail types.
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INT431
$35.00  
Paperback, Steve Henkel, 412pages, 8 x 11, ISBN: 9780071636520
For the first time ever, a comparative survey of 95 percent of the fiberglass pocket cruising sailboats ever built.
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USS017
$14.95  
Paperback, US Sailing, 32pages, 4.25 x 6.5, ISBN: 1882502310
The official logbook for students of the United States Sailing Assoc. Records certifications attained, practical experience, regatta experience and supervisory experience. Pocket sized and concise.
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USS019
$17.95  
Paperback, US Sailing, 64pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9780979467721
Learn Sailing Right! Beginning Sailing is the new benchmark in beginning sailing instruction in the U. S. Designed for easier understanding, better graphics, and a more coherent beginner track, Learn Sailing Right! Beginning Sailing will revolutionize sailing instruction at your program.
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NBN029
$16.95  
Paperback, Dave Franzel, 168pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781493029808
With  Sailing: The Basics , acclaimed teacher and racer Dave Franzel moves you quickly from book to boat. It is his firm conviction that the best and most effective way to learn to sail is to be out on the water. Accordingly, he treats the theory of sailing in a straightforward, no-nonsense...
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USS034
$17.95  
Paperback, 64pages, 0.2 x 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 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...
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SKY043
$16.95  
Paperback, Twain Braden, ISBN: 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...
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STL131
$55.00  
Hardcover, Bruno Cianci, Beken of Cowes, 208pages, 10.8 x 0.9 x 15.2, ISBN: 9788854408531
Since 1883, four generations of the Beken family have dedicated themselves to marine photography, creating the most artistic images of sailboats ever shot and even receiving a Royal Warrant of Excellence. This extraordinary selection of work from the Beken Marine Photography Archive traces the...
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MPS193
$25.00  
Hardcover, Nigel Caulder, 208pages, 6.5 x 9.5, ISBN: 9781472946713
Long before he was one of America's leading yachting writers, Nigel Calder was a novice cruiser with ambitions grander than his experience, setting off for a round-world-voyage. Nigel and his partner Terrie were young and foolish, with a home-built boat that was new and untested, one child...
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