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    Celestial navigation is the one of the oldest of the mariner's arts - and one of the most awe-inspiring. To guide a small boat across the trackless oceans using only a simple measuring device - the sextant - and the knowledge of the sun, moon and stars is a skill that borders on the magical. The ...
  • $13.95
    This beautifully illustrated book introduces children to the basics of sailing. Adam, a young boy from the city, yearns to learn how to sail. When his aunt and uncle invite him to visit one summer, his cousin Beth takes him out in her sailboat. Beth shows Adam many of the things he will need to k...
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    This book will teach you how to sail. It doesn't matter if you've never been in a boat in your life, if you've had only an occasional outing with friends (picking up a lot of enthusiasm but almost no real knowledge). if you're a young prospective skipper or a Sunday crew-Alan Brown's instructions...
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    Here is a little book about nautical etiquette that will appeal to all those who sail for sport or pleasure, from the neophyte to the veteran boater. With a light but sure touch, marked by gentle humor, Lindsay Lord explores both the past and present state of yachting culture. He succeeds in extr...
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     Sailing will give you an interest for life. The scope is endless: pottering, cruising and racing; dinghies, keelboats and yachts; rivers, lakes and the sea. Few activities offer so much fun and so much variety. This book is the perfect introduction to the sport. Using the famous RYA teaching met...
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    A comprehensive reference book of sailing terms covering the most common to obscure sailing terminology and definitions accompanied by hundreds of detailed line illustrations. Exhaustive and authoritative.   Author: Joachim Schult Edition: 1995 Pages: 331
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     Sailing is a sport for life, and this photographic guide gives children aged eight or more a perfect introduction to the art. Written in clear, non-technical language it contains all the information young readers need to rig, sail and enjoy their boats - in safety. For those who want to go furth...
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    Brown discusses the approaches to eating, sleeping, sanitation, storage, and safety on the smallest (15- to-24-foot) cruising sailboats, and reviews the various hull forms and sail plans available. 
  • $9.95
    With SAILING, acclaimed teacher and racer Dave Franzel moves you quickly from book to boat. It is his firm conviction that the best and most effective way to learn to sail is to be out on the water. Accordingly, he treats the theory of sailing in a straightforward, no-nonsense fashion--just the w...
  • $29.95
    America's most experienced and renowned sailing instructor has put down in this volume all he knows about his subject. And he has done it in a way that reflects years of searching for and finding the best way to teach sailing. The result is an incomparable book for anyone who wants to become an e...
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    By the turn of the twentieth century, racing for the America’s Cup was no longer simply a gentleman’s game. Fraught with danger and political tension, the contest for the Cup had become a showcase of technological innovation and national grit. In 1903, the fabulously wealthy tea tycoon, Sir Thoma...
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    An illustrated guide to 50 of the most commonly used sailing knots.
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    This work will be of value to modern seafarers as it covers the canvas work that is needed on all ships, such as ventilation cowls. There are few authoritative sources of information on this subject but the Royal Navy has maintained this knowledge in this classic handbook. Covers: Materials; Meas...
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     To be a consistent race winner you need a fast boat, but often the only difference between a slow boat and a fast one is the way the mast and sails are adjusted. In this book Lawrie Smith shows you how to get it right. He starts off with a step-by-step guide to setting up fractional and mas...
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    This book clearly explains the basic principals that govern the weather. The concepts have been made easy to understand, letting you get the most from weather maps and forecasts, along with teaching you to predict the weather. 
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    A racing yacht can be a daunting place for an inexperienced crew. Yacht Crewing explains, with the help of detailed photo series, exactly how to perform all the crew's tasks--safely, smartly, and fast. The book also describes what is expected of the crew at each stage of a race, and what is ...
  • $24.95
    Handsome, practical format. Lots of room to write. Pages for ship's log, radio log, guest register, more. Spiral-bound inside. 
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    Yacht Skipper is packed with highly practical, detailed information based on the 'Yeoman method'. It describes how a good skipper chooses and organizes a crew, and the techniques and helming skills needed on each point of sailing. Other topics covered are modern sailing aids, ...
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     The Yachting Signal Book provides a universal code of signals for the recreational boater. Its particular emphasis is on encoding and decoding flags and radio signals to relay messages between vessels individually or in group formation. Included are such topics as the techniques of signalli...