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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ACB152
$11.20 $14.00  
Paperback, Dave Selby, 112pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9781472944849
The Impractical Boat Owner  is the remedy that cures our modern overdose of writing about expensive shiny new sailboats, sailing self-improvement, the quest for the best charter, and practical boating skills. It is a book with no practical purpose whatsoever. It won't make you a better sailor,...
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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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