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Paperback, ANDREW EVANS, 320 pages, 9.1 x 7.3, 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....
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$40.00  
Hardcover, Tom Cunliffe, 208 pages, 7 x 10, 9781472973238
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 realistic...
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Paperback, John Kelsey, 160 pages, 7.4 x 9, 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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$19.99  
Paperback, Fred Edwards, 224 pages, 9 x 6, 9780870336270
This second edition is a comprehensive, entertaining guide to mixing boating with business. Leaping ahead of the first edition, this guide keeps up with a boating industry that has become much more regulated and competitive. It shows old salts and newcomers how to transform water-related fun...
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Paperback, Earl Hinz, 164 pages, 9 x 6, 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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$19.95  
Paperback, Ed Mapes, 300 pages, 6 x 9, 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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Manual of Sail Trim
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$21.95  
Paperback, Stuart H. Walker, 251 pages, 5.5 x 8, 9780393032963
Tells how to trim sails for all wind and sea conditions, whether beating, reaching or running. Tells how to trim sails for mark roundings, gybing, accelerating, slowing down. Required reading for all racers, with lessons for cruisers, too.
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