Boathandling & Seamanship

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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SIM134
$55.00  
Hardcover, John Rousmaniere, ISBN: 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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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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SPC053
$15.99 $19.99  
Spiral-bound, Klas Klauberg, 44pages, ISBN: 99780870336324
To coast the waves of the open water on a boat, flying through sun and spray, is to experience one of life’s truly memorable pleasures. This compact, colorful book is your complete guide to operating and safely maneuvering your sail or motor boat! Inside you will find clearly...
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INT221
$11.00  
Paperback, Peter Nielsen, 16pages, 4 x 9, ISBN: 9780071487719
A concise guide that de-mystifies anchoring in 16 colorful fold-out panels. Instructions for safe and efficient setting the hook have never been so clear. Waterproof, too!
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INT184
 
Paperback, John Rousmaniere, 16pages, 4 x 9, ISBN: 9780071452205
On the water, when questions arise, there's no time to search through an exhaustive manual. The Captain's Quick Guides provide all the answers--fast. Drawn from the world's largest boating library, each laminated Quick Guide presents 14 color panels of authoritative, concise information on a...

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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INT002
$11.00  
Paperback, Bob Sweet, 16pages, 4 x 9, ISBN: 9780071423717
Publisher Out of Stock - Due 9/14/1214 panels of concisely ordered information folding into a compact size. Covers position finding, entering and using waypoints, more. Good for use with any GPS. Waterproof.
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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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INT209
$15.00 $30.00  
Paperback, Alain Poiraud, et all., 204pages, 7.5 x 95, ISBN: 9780071475082
A thorough and modern handbook featuring proven techniques and gear for successful anchoring on any bottom in any weather. Includes original research and improved anchoring methods. 200 photos and illustrations.
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CMP258
$26.95  
Paperback, Earl Hinz, 334pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780870335396
The Complete Book of Anchoring and Mooring addresses anchoring systems, techniques, and permanent moorings for boats from twelve feet to eighty feet in length. It covers monohulls, multihulls, light displacement sailboats, cruisers, sport fishers, passage makers, and workboats. In short, it is...
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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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CMP277
$7.95  
Paperback, David Owen Bell, 98pages, 4.5 x 7, ISBN: 9780870334252
Provides the needed information to turn any skipper into a master of docking. Covers every aspect of close-quarter maneuvering for all size pleasure and smaller work vessels. Good Illustrations, clear text.
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FCP003
$9.98 $19.95  
Paperback, John Kelsey, 160pages, 7.4 x 9, ISBN: 9781565235540
This is the beginners guide to boating. A how-to manual that gets you started. Seamanship provides in-depth coverage of boat handling and navigation, reading the weather, winds, and water, and dealing with, and preventing, extreme situations such as capsized boats.
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CMP290
$4.48 $8.95  
Paperback, Richard Henderson, 301pages, 4.5 x 7, ISBN: 9780870334566
Essential Seamanship presents, in abbreviated form, the most important and practical elements of seamanship and nautical knowledge needed by today's small boat skipper. It will serve aboard any vessel as a ready, up-to-date reference of essential information in condensed and simplified form....
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SHP340
$11.98 $23.95  
Paperback, Matts Djos, 224pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 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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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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PAR028
$19.95  
Paperback, Earl Hinz, 164pages, 9 x 6, ISBN: 9780939837601
Just as self-steering systems and autopilots have given the offshore seaman another pair of hands to steer the boat, so sea anchors and drogues have provided another means of handling threatening seas. Heavy Weather Tactics: Using Sea Anchors & Drogues is a classic; the last word on a...
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INT222
$38.00  
Paperback, Nigel Calder, et al, 224pages, 6 x 10, ISBN: 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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PAR035
$14.95  
Paperback, Suzanne Giesemann, 240pages, 9 x 6, ISBN: 9780939837694
It's Your Boat Too.Commander Suzanne Giesemann draws on her twenty years in the Navy as a commanding officer and leadership instructor to write this empowering guide for women boaters. . Power or sail, if you're just going along for the ride, you are limiting your enjoyment on the water. Suzanne...
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WIL004
$165.00  
Hardcover, Capt. John V. Noel, Jr (retired), 782pages, 65 x 95, ISBN: 471289485
Exhaustive, venerable guide to Shiphandling and seagoing safety covering every aspect of the subject. An indispensable reference.
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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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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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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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