Sailboats & Sailing

ASA001
$24.00  
Paperback, Gary Jobson, 220pages, 8.5 x 11, 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.

CMP286
$15.95  
Hardcover, Richard Henderson, illustrated by Jennifer Heyd Wharton, 41pages, 11 x 8.5, 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...

FER009
$24.95  
Paperback, Ivar Dedekam, 80pages, 6.75 x 9.5, 1898660670


IDG005
$21.99  
Paperback, J.J. Isler & Peter Isler, 400pages, 7.5 x 95, 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.

INT054
$14.00  
Paperback, Bill Gladstone, 16pages, 4 x 9, 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.

INT057
$30.00  
Paperback, Emiliano Marino, illustrated by Christine Erikson, 481pages, 7.75 x 95, 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.

INT334
$21.95  
Hardcover, Don Casey, 137pages, 7.5 x 95, 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.

INT370
$19.95  
Paperback, John & Susan Roberts, 211pages, 7 x 95, 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.

USS017
$14.95  
Paperback, US Sailing, 32pages, 4.25 x 65, 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.

PAR036
$19.95  
Paperback, Gregg Nestor (foreword by John Vigor), 224pages, 9x6, 9780939837724
In Twenty Affordable Sailboats to Take You Anywhere you will find in-depth reviews of twenty affordable, comfortable, and seaworthy sailboats. These boats range in size from 30-38 feet, an ideal size for the cruising couple, yet big enough to accommodate an occasional cruising hitchhiker or two....

PAR044
$17.95  
Paperback, Gregg Nestor, 340pages, 9 x 6, 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. ....

PAR026
$19.95  
Paperback, John Vigor, 136pages, 9 x 6, 9780939837328
John Vigor turns the spotlight on twenty seaworthy sailboats that are at home on the ocean in all weather. These are old fiberglass boats, mostly of traditional design and strong construction. . All are small, from 20 feet to 32 feet overall, but all have crossed oceans, and all are cheap....

FER126
$28.95  
Paperback, Tim Davison, 128pages, 7 x 9, 9781912177042
The Laser is the world’s most popular adult dinghy and comes with three rigs: Standard (used by men at the Olympic games), Radial (used by women at the Olympic games) and 4.7 (used by young people moving up from the Optimist). But the boat is not restricted to top athletes; its...

INT431
$35.00  
Paperback, Steve Henkel, 412pages, 8 x 11, 9780071636520
For the first time ever, a comparative survey of 95 percent of the fiberglass pocket cruising sailboats ever built.

INT442
$19.00  
Paperback, David Seidman, 240pages, 9.1x7.2, 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...

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...

WIL062
$19.95  
Hardcover, Peter Isler, 192pages, 8.8x5.8, 9780470902639
From one of the world's most respected sailors-the knowledge and secrets every sailor needsPeter Isler, two-time America's Cup winner, has sailed in and won hundreds of races over the last forty years. In that time, he has acquired a vast array of knowledge about sailing techniques and tactics,...

PAR066
$19.95  
Paperback, Peter Berman, 256pages, 9 x 6 x 0.8, 9780939837991
Peter Berman reviews the criteria for selecting a used fiberglass hull sailboat, but picks up where Vigor and Nestor leave off. Berman shares his 40+ years experience of overhauling and refitting a myriad of different sailboats in preparation for offshore voyaging. . Follow the information...

USS026
$19.95  
Paperback, U.S. Sailing Association, 96pages, 8.5 x 11, 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.

USS019
$17.95  
Paperback, US Sailing, 64pages, 8.5 x 11, 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.

SHP355
$12.48 $24.95  
Paperback, Dieter Loibner, 210pages, 5 x 9, 9781574092844
Offering advice to sailors on going green, this timely book embraces the growing trend toward sustainable lifestyles and shows how clean boating can be both practical and enjoyable.

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...

SHP157
$19.95  
Paperback, Peter Schweer, 103pages, 5.5 x 8.5, 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.

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.
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