Boat Buying

PAR227
$19.95  
Paperback, Mark Nicholas, 328pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781951116026
The Essentials of Living Aboard a Boat  speaks to dreamers and explorers alike, presenting information about this wonderful and rewarding lifestyle. Mark Nicholas has combined his experience of life aboard with the advice of other liveaboards, marina owners, technicians, boat manufacturers,...
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NEU009
$95.00  
Hardcover, Ellie Brade & Chris Blackwell, 220pages, 11 x 13, ISBN: 9783832797133
Hand-crafted yacht manufacturer SilverYachts was founded in 2003 by German entrepreneur Guido Krass and top yacht designer Espen Øino. Since then, it has garnered a host of press coverage and awards for its elegant lines and premium technical specifi cations. In our in-depth...
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SIM284
$29.00  
Flex, Kevin Falvey & Boating Magazine, 224pages, 7.5 x 9.5, ISBN: 9781681880457
If you spend some serious time (or want to start spending serious time) on the water, this is the book you need. Whether you’re actively chasing trophies in a bass boat, or prefer a lazy afternoon in a pontoon, the  Total Boating Manual  has everything for the active, passive,...
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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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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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PAR027
$10.95  
Paperback, John Vigor, 210pages, 9 x 6.5, ISBN: 9780939837625
John Vigor, a freelance writer and editor, is the author of 10 boating books, including Twenty Small Sailboats to Take You Anywhere (Paradise Cay), and numerous magazine articles. . He is a sailing and navigation instructor qualified by the American Sailing Association.
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PAR036
$19.95  
Paperback, Gregg Nestor (foreword by John Vigor), 224pages, 9x6, ISBN: 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....
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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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PAR026
$19.95  
Paperback, John Vigor, 136pages, 9 x 6, ISBN: 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....
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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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CMP295
$19.99  
Paperback, Fred Edwards, 224pages, 9 x 6, ISBN: 9780870336270
This second edition is a comprehensive, entertaining guide to mixing boating with business. Leaping ahead of the first edition, this guide keeps up with a boating industry that has become much more regulated and competitive. It shows old salts and newcomers how to transform water-related fun...
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INT053
$52.00  
Hardcover, Nigel Calder, 570pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9780071350990
A total guide to choosing, outfitting and sailing a cruising sailboat from one of the most respected experts sailing anywhere. All key technical and practical aspects of modern cruising systems and equipment are covered along with a summary of the skills required.
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INT068
$17.00  
Paperback, Don Casey, 144pages, 7.5 x 95, ISBN: 9780071445450
A fiberglass sailboat evaluation guide for owners and shoppers written with great clarity and gentle authority. Helps current owners to prioritize maintenance and shoppers to find good value and avoid pitfalls.
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FER080
$27.95  
Paperback, Ian Nicholson, 126pages, 6.75 x 9.5, ISBN: 1898660824
The basics of designing sail and power yachts. Covers materials, construction techniques, simple calculations, sail and deck plans, engines and cabin layouts. Also examines costs, modifications and expected performance. Clear and concise.
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INT272
$19.00  
Paperback, Edward S. Brewer, 143pages, 7.5 x 95, ISBN: 9780070076945
The best, most concise introduction to boat shapes, designs, rigs, features, construction materials, powering options, performance and more for both sail and power. Excellent illustrations.
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INT267
$21.00  
Paperback, Henry C. Mustin, 128pages, 7 x 10, ISBN: 9780070442481
The most thorough guide yet to aging fiberglass boats, their problems and cures written as both buyer's guide and expose of shoddy building practices and lack of standards among builders and surveyors.
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