Boathandling & Seamanship

USS040
$24.95  
Paperback, U.S. Sailing Association, 112pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9780974105802
This book will lay out how to responsibly skipper and crew an auxiliary powered cruising sailboat or catamaran, within sight of land and bring it safely to anchor during daylight hours.
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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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MPS207
$28.00  
Hardcover, John Kretschmer, 288pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781472951625
John Kretschmer is sailing’s practical philosopher--as much a doer as a thinker. And that is the overarching theme of this chronicle of a sailing life. Often amusing, sometimes poignant, occasionally terrifying but always inspiring, his deeply personal account is a welcome reminder about the...
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INT465
$25.00  
Hardcover, John Kretschmer, 256pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780071704403
"I know you'll want to read more after you finish   Sailing a Serious Ocean . And be warned, you'll very likely want to sail with John, perhaps across an ocean."   -- DALLAS MURPHY, AUTHOR OF   ROUNDING THE HORN After sailing 300,000 miles and weathering dozens of storms in all the...
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SWP067
$24.95  
Paperback, Drew Frye, 156pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9781948494076
Rigging Modern Anchors demystifies anchoring with today’s modern anchors. Through years of systematic testing, Drew Frye has produced a new benchmark of understanding based on empirical data instead of anecdotal wisdom, passed down from one sailor to the next without proof or deep understanding...
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MPS176
$30.00  
Paperback, Michel Olagnon, 160pages, 6.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9781472936219
Rogue waves remain a mystery and a terror to sailors and all travelers of the world's oceans. Long discredited as myths or highly exaggerated recounts by terrified mariners, rogue waves haven't been the subject of serious, in-depth research until now. Bolstered by anecdotes, historical reports,...
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SWP063
$39.96 $49.95  
Paperback, Captain Dave Underill, Stephen J Pavlidis, 234pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9781892399960
The Captain's Guide to Hurricane Holes is a navigational aid designed for yacht and boat captains transiting the waters of The Bahamas and Caribbean. If you are so unfortunate as to find your yacht or boat in the path of an oncoming hurricane, this book will provide advice on the safest...
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STL256
$60.00  
Hardcover, 920pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9781618372437
The boater’s essential reference celebrates its 100th anniversary!  For a century, Chapman has been an indispensable, trusted resource for boating under power and sail. It has sold millions of copies, and is a must-have for virtually anyone who puts a craft on water. Featuring 1,500...
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ACB148
$20.00  
Paperback, David Fairhall, 112pages, 6 x 8, ISBN: 9781472942968
Pass Your Day Skipper teaches sailing and boat-handling theory in a practical seagoing manner, with helpful tips to help smooth your test-taking or sail-handling anxiety. Find out how the wind makes your boat move, or how to find your way using nautical charts. You will also understand the rules...
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ACB149
$34.00  
Hardcover, Alison Noice, 208pages, 7 x 10, ISBN: 9781472944818
Whether sail or power, running a boat is challenging and rewarding, but the unique world of water and weather can be daunting.  Day Skipper for Sail and Power  teaches you all you need to know to understand the challenges and command your water world. Topics include: - Seamanship -...
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ACB151
$25.00  
Paperback, Duncan Wells, 160pages, 7.5 x 9.5, ISBN: 9781472927828
Does docking or anchoring your boat alone trigger beads of sweat? Are you paralyzed by the thought of boating solo?  Stress-Free Motorboating  is the answer to all single or shorthanded crews' prayers. Profusely illustrated with color step-by-step photographs (and links to...
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LPL001
$18.40 $23.00  
Paperback, LARRY L. PRATT, 214pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780996385503
A layman's comprehensive guide to all things affecting fuel usage, the 18 chapters contain ideas, suggestions and projects designed to help any skipper maximize fuel dollars. Not so much a how-to book but rather a you-should-try-this message for the boat owner with average skills. Written by a...
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INT504
$21.00  
Paperback, Barry Lewis, 208pages, 7.8 x 0.6 x 9.3, ISBN: 9780071830881
Sail your very first day on the water Learn to Sail Today  offers a uniquely fun and quick method for beginners to learn exactly what they need to enter the fun and rewarding world of sailing. Written specifically to engage and reassure the uninitiated, this sailing primer covers...
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SKY122
$24.99  
Paperback, Grant Headifen, 256pages, 6 x 0.8 x 9, ISBN: 9781944824051
Take the first steps to become certified to charter a boat anywhere in the world. Imagine having the credentials to charter and skipper a boat in the Caribbean—or anywhere in the world. Grant Headifen and the experts at NauticEd have certified thousands of sailors for bareboat skippering...
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SKY123
$19.99 $24.99  
Hardcover, Ken Kreisler, 240pages, 6 x 1.1 x 9, ISBN: 9781944824143
Learn How to Choose—and Use—Your First Powerboat, from One of the Country’s Most-Respected Boating Experts. There has never been a better time to buy your first boat. And there is no better person to tell you how than Captain Ken Kreisler. Kreisler, an award-winning writer, longtime...
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SKY119
$14.99  
Paperback, Grant Headifen, 136pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781944824068
If you skipper a sailboat, you know the inherent dangers of docking and maneuvering in a tight marina with high winds and current. Just one ding can cost hundreds of dollars and worse than that, major embarrassment. The experts at NauticEd offer a painless solution with this concise series of...
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MPS155
$40.00  
Hardcover, Tom Cunliffe, 208pages, 10.1 x 0.8 x 7.6, ISBN: 9781472924162
The Complete Day Skipper  is a totally practical, hands-on manual that covers the RYA Day Skipper syllabus in a way that reflects a skipper's growing experience at sea, beginning with yacht handling under power, moving on to boat husbandry and sailing skills, and from there to the...
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EVE060
$14.99  
Paperback, DON WATMOUGH, 100pages, 7.5 x 9, ISBN: 9781934707432
The stories in this book remind us that we should learn from the mistakes of others -- we don't live long enough to make them all ourselves. Using humor as his vehicle, veteran sailor Don Watmough follows nautical rookie Skip Murphy's rise from rank beginner to moderately qualified sailor....
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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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MPS140
$70.00  
Flex, James Clarke, 408pages, 6 x 1 x 9, ISBN: 9781472917768
Reeds Superyacht Manual , published in association with Bluewater Training, is the first and best reference manual for everyone involved with yachts large and small, under sail or power, from deckhands to skippers and owners. There is extensive coverage for leisure and professional...
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ACB128
$12.50 $25.00  
Paperback, Simon Jollands & Rupert Holmes, 192pages, 6.8 x 0.5 x 9.7, ISBN: 9781472909145
Whether out for an afternoon's sail or embarking on a long offshore passage, there is always an element of chance and uncertainty about being at sea. To be responsible for the well-being of both crew and vessel, good skippers need to know their limitations and ensure they are operating well...
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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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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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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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