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$29.95  
Hardcover, Lin & Larry Pardey, 320 pages, 6 x 9, 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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$22.95  
Paperback, Lin & Larry Pardey, 256 pages, 9 x 6, 9781929214471
In a storm at sea, luck is highly biased toward the sailor who has a plan. So write Lin and Larry Pardey in this, the third edition of their highly regarded Storm Tactics Handbook . As in the first two editions of this book, they describe their concerns about the tendency of modern sailors to...
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$19.95  
Paperback, U.S. Sailing Association, 96 pages, 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.
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$19.00  
Paperback, David Seidman, 240 pages, 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...
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$24.95  
Paperback, U.S. Sailing Association, 112 pages, 8.5 x 11, 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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$70.00  
Flex, James Clarke, 408 pages, 6 x 1 x 9, 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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Single-Handed Sailing
SHP171
$17.50  
paperback, Frank Mulville, 192 pages, 6 x 9, 9780850364101
Frank Mulville gives advice on how to choose self-steering, how to adapt rigging and gear, what supplies to take and how to stow them, how to prepare for bad weather, and how to keep fit on an ocean passage.
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$29.95  
Paperback, U.S. Sailing Association, 8.5 x 11, 9781938915406
Start Powerboating Right ! has been updated and refreshed to take you to the next level of safe powerboat handling.  The content in this book is perfect for sailing instructors and coaches; safety boat operators; friends and family and has been approved by NASBLA – the National Association of...
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$65.00  
Hardcover, 920 pages, 8.75 x 11, 9781950785490
Chapman is the foundation reference for all boaters and sailors with essential information on boat handing and seamanship skills on coast and inland waters.   With three million copies sold,  Chapman Piloting & Seamanship  is the one comprehensive resource boaters at all levels of...
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$21.00  
Paperback, Barry Lewis, 208 pages, 7.8 x 0.6 x 9.3, 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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$32.00  
Paperback, Bob Sweet, 170 pages, 8.5 x 11, 9780071468817
What every powerboater needs to know from docking to surviving heavy weather. Discusses every type of drive train including bow thrusters as well as handling every type of hull in any conditions likely to be met. 210 color illustrations.
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$20.00  
Paperback, Bill Gladstone, 16 pages, 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.
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$27.99  
Hardcover, Peter Isler, 192 pages, 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,...
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Fixing Positions
SHP340
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Paperback, Matts Djos, 224 pages, 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...
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$24.99  
DVD, 97278003802
"One of the best basic sailing tapes I have seen" - John Rousmaniere. A great new learn to sail program designed to give those with little or no sailing experience the knowledge and skills needed to sail with confidence. Expert instructor Bud Foulke covers the basics of "getting started,"...
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$16.95  
Hardcover, Stephan Brennan (Editor), 224 pages, 5 x 7, 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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$32.95  
Paperback, US Sailing, 8.5 x 11, 9781938915406
Price change 9 2020
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$55.00  
Hardcover, John Rousmaniere, 9781451650198
Completely revised and updated to address changes in technology and safety standards, this new edition is the definitive guide to the art and science of sailing. Since the publication of the first edition in 1983, The Annapolis Book of Seamanship has set the standard by which other books on...
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$21.99  
Paperback, J.J. Isler & Peter Isler, 400 pages, 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.
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$38.00  
Paperback, Nigel Calder, et al, 224 pages, 6 x 10, 9780071499101
A quick reference guide for sail and power. Offers concise instruction in every vital facet of safely operating power and sailboats. Covers navigation, boat handling, anchoring, weather, emergencies, troubleshooting, more.
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Paperback, John Vigor, 187 pages, 6 x 9, 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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$25.00  
Hardcover, John Kretschmer, 256 pages, 6 x 9, 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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$17.95  
Paperback, US Sailing, 64 pages, 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.
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$14.99  
Paperback, Grant Headifen, 136 pages, 6 x 9, 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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