Sailboats & Sailing

LYB059
$4.98 $9.95  
Paperback, Dave Franzel, 129pages, 7 x 10, ISBN: 9781585748075
All the on-the-water basics are treated in straightforward text and more than 100 clear line drawings. Covers theory and fundamentals, but moves quickly to building practical skills underway in the boat.
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FER016
$7.98 $15.95  
Paperback, Lawrie Smith, 63pages, 7.25 x 9.5, ISBN: 906754186
A logical and systematic approach to setting up the boat and fine-tuning it on all points of sail. Troubleshooting section of particular value in discovering and correcting weaknesses. 185 illustrations.
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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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INT185
$11.00  
Paperback, John Rousmaniere, 8pages, 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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INT460
$11.00 $22.00  
Paperback, Tom Lochhaas, ISBN: 9780071803311
True stories of contemporary sailing disasters that will keep you alert and careful when you are on the water. . Suddenly Overboard tells stories about sailors who experienced catastrophes when least expecting them and who were rescued, or who died, or who lived to tell the tale simply by good...
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SHP340
$11.98 $23.95  
Paperback, Matts Djos, 224pages, 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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SPC055
$12.50 $24.99  
Paperback, FRIDTJOF GUNKEL, 144pages, 9.6 x 6.6 x 0.8, ISBN: 9780870336379
Yachtsmen can now benefit from the practical expertise of scores of sailors and captains from a vast range of boating experience who divulge a wealth of information on types of ships, sailing areas, and requirements. This guide brings together their best ideas and secrets, including simple and...
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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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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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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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WWN162
$14.98 $29.95  
Hardcover, Steve Colgate, 330pages, 9.5 x 65, ISBN: 9780393029031
Exhaustive compilation of knowledge in easily accessible sections including navigation, racing tactics, seamanship, weather, sailing theory by this master sailor and teacher. 163 drawings.
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MPS130
$15.00 $30.00  
Paperback, Andy Du Port, 160pages, 5.8 x 0.4 x 9.7, ISBN: 9781472905482
Owning a boat requires sailors to develop a whole new skill set and take on a raft of new responsibilities, but this essential handbook takes the stress out of what should be an enjoyable, rewarding next step, and shares a wealth of practical advice on what might initially seem daunting new...
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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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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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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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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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SKY006
$17.45 $24.95  
Hardcover, 800pages, 7.5 x 9
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SHP039
$17.95  
Paperback, John Vigor, 187pages, 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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PAR044
$17.95  
Paperback, Gregg Nestor, 340pages, 9 x 6, ISBN: 9780939837823
The Trailer Sailer Owner's Manual should be included with every trailerable sailboat. This comprehensive guide to selecting, caring for, and enjoying a trailerable sailboat will answer all your questions about fitting out, care of your sails, launching and retrieval, and boat maintenance. ....
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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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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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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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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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INT370
$19.95  
Paperback, John & Susan Roberts, 211pages, 7 x 95, ISBN: 9780070532212
An unprecedented collection of 1,198 tips and hints from scores of cruising sailors covering every topic imaginable. The nautical counterpart to Heloise's Hints.
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