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INT026
$22.00  
Paperback, Charlie Wing, 171pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9780071493444
A fully illustrated tour through modern systems that power, steer, and control both power and sailboats. Features over 100 cutaway and exploded drawings with detailed explanations of eighty principle devices.
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INT054
$14.00  
Paperback, Bill Gladstone, 16pages, 4 x 9, ISBN: 9780071440134
Covers all the basics of rig tuning, sail setting and shaping for cruisers as well as racers. Handy quick-reference folding guide. Fourteen panels of waterproof information.
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INT057
$30.00  
Paperback, Emiliano Marino, illustrated by Christine Erikson, 481pages, 7.75 x 95, ISBN: 9780071376426
There is little about designing, making, repairing or improving sails that this book doesn't cover. More than a comprehensive apprenticeship, it is also a wonderfully illustrated examination of the world's rig and sail types.
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INT063
$23.00  
Paperback, Dave Gerr, 147pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9780071381765
A designer's, Boatbuilder's and boat owner's reference for choosing, installing, and understanding propellers. Covers outboards to trawlers, high speed and low. Contains plenty of graphs, charts, drawings and answers to common questions and considerations
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INT088
$30.00  
Hardcover, Nigel Calder, 284pages, 7.5 x 95, ISBN: 9780071475358
The world's bestselling marine engine maintenance book got even better and more up-to-date. Lucid explanations, over 300 b&w photos and drawings of every diesel system and advice on what to do when things go wrong.
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INT095
$18.00  
Paperback, Miner Brotherton, revised by Ed Sherman, 189pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780071392334
A clear, non-threatening introduction to 12-volt electrical systems used on small boats. Thoroughly updated as to modern equipment, materials and practices while retaining the simplicity that made the first edition a boating best-seller.
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INT116
$36.95  
Hardcover, Stephen Pollard, 314pages, 7.5 x 95, ISBN: 9780071443180
A complete guide for amateur and small shop boatbuilding in aluminum. Discusses various alloys, welding, fitting out, painting and the latest in CAD, cutting and new techniques for assembling pre-cut boats. Well illustrated. Second edition
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INT123
$34.00  
Hardcover, Allan H. Vaitses, 167pages, 7 x 10, ISBN: 9780071569149
Covers every facet of fiberglass boat repair techniques and strategies from cosmetic touch-up to gel coat blistering to major structural rebuilding or modification. Author speaks from decades' experience as builder and surveyor.
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INT334
$21.95  
Hardcover, Don Casey, 137pages, 7.5 x 95, ISBN: 9780070133914
Step-by-step, picture-by-picture how to measure for, construct, modify, renew and repair canvas items such as dodgers, biminis, sail covers, sail bags, cushions and more above decks and below. Also, how to repair and improve sails.
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INT370
$19.95  
Paperback, John & Susan Roberts, 211pages, 7 x 95, ISBN: 9780070532212
An unprecedented collection of 1,198 tips and hints from scores of cruising sailors covering every topic imaginable. The nautical counterpart to Heloise's Hints.
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SHP099
$13.95  
Paperback, John Payne, 86pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781574091625
An easy-to-understand guide to the foundation of a marine electrical system: batteries and the systems that charge them. Topics include types, selection, safety, installation, maintenance, charging, alternators, regulators and more. Photos.
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SHP100
$13.95  
Paperback, John Payne, 86pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781574091632
Well illustrated, confidence-inspiring guide to wiring and wiring standards, electricity basics, circuit protection, planning and installation, switches, grounding and much more. Makes boat wiring much more logical and far less intimidating.
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SHP127
$13.95  
Paperback, John Payne, 97pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781574092004
Includes fuel system maintenance, filters, cooling, water pump, lubrication systems, troubleshooting testing gauges and much more. A great deal of sound information and advice for the money.
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SHP141
$19.95  
Paperback, Nigel Clegg, 144pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 1574092235
Concise, non-technical advice on how to do the job right using contemporary materials and techniques. Covers all paint, varnish situations and application challenges. A fault-finding section deals with when things go wrong. Line drawings and photos.
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SHP150
$27.50  
Paperback, JeanLuc Pallas, 122pages, 8.25 X 11.75, ISBN: 9781574092356
Aims to enable every owner to understand the working of both 2- and 4-stroke outboards and be able to confidently operate and repair it. Covers regular maintenance, repairs, problem solving, more. Color photos, diagrams.
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SPA002
$31.99  
Paperback, Edgar J. Beyn, 232pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 1878797131
Covers basic electricity, switches, troubleshooting, engine instruments, safety standards, solar power, batteries, pumps, electrolytic corrosion. Practical solutions to common problems.
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SUM001
$19.95  
Paperback, Harold Barre, 217pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780964738621
How to upgrade, operate and troubleshoot 12-volt systems with emphasis on understanding what may be wrong with a system and how to improve it with a multi-stage charging system. Excellent diagrams, clear, concise writing.
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USS017
$14.95  
Paperback, US Sailing, 32pages, 4.25 x 6.5, ISBN: 1882502310
The official logbook for students of the United States Sailing Assoc. Records certifications attained, practical experience, regatta experience and supervisory experience. Pocket sized and concise.
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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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PAR036
$19.95  
Paperback, Gregg Nestor (foreword by John Vigor), 224pages, 9x6, ISBN: 9780939837724
In Twenty Affordable Sailboats to Take You Anywhere you will find in-depth reviews of twenty affordable, comfortable, and seaworthy sailboats. These boats range in size from 30-38 feet, an ideal size for the cruising couple, yet big enough to accommodate an occasional cruising hitchhiker or two....
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IHP_JUNKRIG
$18.95  
Paperback, Derek Van Loan, 112pages, 7.8 x 6.4, ISBN: 9780939837700
The Chinese Sailing Rig: Design and Build Your Own Junk Rig is a stem-to-stern guide for the Western sailor who wants to junk rig any hull. . Words and drawings clearly explain in detail concepts that have been successfully used for millennia in the Orient. Using Western materials and...
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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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FER126
$23.16 $28.95  
Paperback, Tim Davison, 128pages, 7 x 9, ISBN: 9781912177042
The Laser is the world’s most popular adult dinghy and comes with three rigs: Standard (used by men at the Olympic games), Radial (used by women at the Olympic games) and 4.7 (used by young people moving up from the Optimist). But the boat is not restricted to top athletes; its versatility...
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