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Boathandling & Seamanship

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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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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PAR027
$10.95  
Paperback, John Vigor, 210pages, 9 x 6.5, ISBN: 9780939837625
John Vigor, a freelance writer and editor, is the author of 10 boating books, including Twenty Small Sailboats to Take You Anywhere (Paradise Cay), and numerous magazine articles. . He is a sailing and navigation instructor qualified by the American Sailing Association.
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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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PAR044
$17.95  
Paperback, Gregg Nestor, 340pages, 9 x 6, ISBN: 9780939837823
The Trailer Sailer Owner's Manual should be included with every trailerable sailboat. This comprehensive guide to selecting, caring for, and enjoying a trailerable sailboat will answer all your questions about fitting out, care of your sails, launching and retrieval, and boat maintenance. ....
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IHP_20SSB
$19.95  
Paperback, John Vigor, 136pages, 9 x 6, ISBN: 9780939837328
John Vigor turns the spotlight on twenty seaworthy sailboats that are at home on the ocean in all weather. These are old fiberglass boats, mostly of traditional design and strong construction. . All are small, from 20 feet to 32 feet overall, but all have crossed oceans, and all are cheap....
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INT431
$35.00  
Paperback, Steve Henkel, 412pages, 8 x 11, ISBN: 9780071636520
For the first time ever, a comparative survey of 95 percent of the fiberglass pocket cruising sailboats ever built.
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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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INT442
$19.00  
Paperback, David Seidman, 240pages, 9.1x7.2, ISBN: 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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WIL062
$19.95  
Hardcover, Peter Isler, 192pages, 8.8x5.8, ISBN: 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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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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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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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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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 outlined...
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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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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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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....

WIL077
$23.96 $29.95  
Paperback, Barry Pickthall, 192pages, 6 x 7.8, ISBN: 9780470697511
New to motorboating? Do you need to learn the basics? Or are you experienced, but wish to broaden your skills and develop your techniques? In either case,  Motorboating  is the perfect book for you. This, step-by-step companion is packed with information and easy-to-follow illustrations....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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