Boathandling & Seamanship

INT466
$21.00  
Paperback, John Vigor, ISBN: 9780071808286
The only rules-of-thumb compendium for boaters, updated with 45 new entries to delight, entertain, and most importantly, inform. These are tried and tested rules of thumb--the distilled essence of centuries of seafaring experience--providing succinct answers to the questions most-asked by...
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SKY073
$16.95  
Hardcover, Stephan Brennan (Editor), 224pages, 5 x 7, ISBN: 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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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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PAR030
$19.95  
Paperback, Frances & Michael Holworth, 96pages, 8.2 x 6, ISBN: 9780939837533
The purpose of this text is to ensure the survival of skipper and crew in the event of their boat sinking. . It features: advice on the essentials to pack into the emergency grab bag for a short or long cruise, hot or cold climate, coastal or offshore trip; flowcharts to prioritize abandon ship...
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SKY043
$16.95  
Paperback, Twain Braden, ISBN: 9781616082468
The must-have illustrated sailing guide for beginner and expert alike!. An illustrated sailing guide for beginner and expert alike!The Complete Guide to Sailing & Seamanship is the perfect blend of captivating sea stories and essential, basic instructional methods for anyone yearning to...
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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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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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INT495
$50.00  
Hardcover, Ralph Naranjo, 544pages, ISBN: 9780071493420
Wind, waves, weather, and water demand the practiced art of seamanship "Planning and reacting to the unanticipated are the flip sides of seamanship. This blending of pre-voyage preparedness with effective on-the-water response is learned rather than inherent--together they define the art of...
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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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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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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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PDB011
$22.95  
Paperback, Lin & Larry Pardey, 256pages, 9 x 6, ISBN: 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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USS032
$25.95  
Paperback, U.S. Sailing Association, ISBN: 9781938915222
A very thorough tutorial, heavily illustrated, of every aspect of modern Powerboating. Covers boat handling, safety, engines, piloting and navigation, trailering, navigation rules. Perfect for the novice powerboater who wants to get it right.
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INT055
$14.50 $29.00  
Paperback, edited by Richard Aarons, 461pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9780071468824
Available to the public for the first time, includes the Coast Guard's approved methods and procedures for every aspect of seamanship, navigation, boat handling, firefighting, search and rescue, surf operations, much more. Heavily illustrated.
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SKY118
$14.39 $17.99  
Paperback, Grant Headifen, 192pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781944824044
Sail Confidently and Calmly in All Conditions. Sail a small keelboat up to twenty-five feet with ease in all nearshore conditions with this unique book—and start a foundation on which you can build a sailing résumé that will give you the credentials to charter and skipper...
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INT497
 
Paperback, ANDREW EVANS, 320pages, 9.1 x 7.3, ISBN: 9780071836531
The ONLY bible for how to sail your boat fast, safe, and alone Solo sailing is within any sailor's grasp with a little forethought--and this essential guide. Got a 35-foot sailboat? No problem. Is the wind blowing 20 knots? No problem. Are you racing offshore overnight? Even better....

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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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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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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PAR047
$19.95  
Paperback, Ed Mapes, 300pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780939837878
No skipper should ever take a vessel or crew onto the open ocean without the means to cope with the unthinkable, because in an uncontrolled environment we can't know what will go wrong. . Disasters occur because of a cascade of untoward events; the best seamen are able to interrupt this sequence...
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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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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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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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