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Sailboats & Sailing

MSP007
$10.95  
Hardcover, James Dodds, 40pages, 4.75 x 6.75, ISBN: 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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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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SHP130
$19.95  
Paperback, Peter Hahne, 128pages, 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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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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HHO003
$19.99  
Paperback, Buddy Melges and Charles Mason, 185pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780805003512
An extremely useful, readable book stuffed with winning techniques, tactics and strategy for any serious racing sailor. Buddy Melges may have been the world's best racing sailor.
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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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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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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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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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