The Complete Sailing Manual, 4th Edition

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DK #ad - This authoritative text has clear, annotated diagrams and photographs that answer questions about any sailing situation with thorough coverage of all aspects of sailing and boat ownership. An essential reference book for sailing enthusiasts, now in its fourth edition with a foreword by quadruple Olympic gold medalist Ben Ainslie.

The Complete Sailing Manual, 4th Edition #ad - Learn the basics of sailing, and maintain your boat with The Complete Sailing Manual, master navigation, written by instructor and former British national champion Steve Sleight. Dk. Look up how to rig a dinghy, tie basic knots, or save someone who fell overboard. Revised and updated to include the latest developments in equipment, long-distance cruising, including foiling, and high-speed, safety, and activities, apparent wind-sailing, and newest technology such as modern performance systems and electronic navigation.

All rules, regulations, and best practices are also up to date. From the novice to the experienced sailor, The Complete Sailing Manual is the perfect book for anyone interested in sailing.

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Book of Sailing Knots: How To Tie And Correctly Use Over 50 Essential Knots

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Lyons Press #ad - Book of Sailing Knots: How To Tie And Correctly Use Over 50 Essential Knots #ad - With fully illustrated and step-by-step instructions, the author explains how to correctly tie and use more than fifty knots―including stopper knots, bends, loops, and hitches―and in which situations each one is most useful. The book of Sailing Knots. This book is tops when it comes to learning how to master tying the most common sailing knots.

In recent years, sailing has undergone some revolutionary changes: Satellites and autopilots are now used for navigation. But when it comes to decorative knotting, natural fiber is still the favored choice. Artificial-fiber and wire ropes have nearly replaced natural-fiber ropes.

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Sailing: The Basics: The Book That Has Launched Thousands

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Lyons Press #ad - Quickly and easily master the sailing fundamentals you'll need to get out on the water. The book of Sailing Knots.

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The Annapolis Book of Seamanship: Fourth Edition

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Simon & Schuster #ad - We look closely at the elements of piloting, navigation, including Digital Selective Calling, and electronics, the US Coast Guard’s emergency communication system. The book ends with boat maintenance and the traditions that make sailing the beloved pastime it is. The topics of health including seasickness and on board safety follow, with lessons learned from on-water tests and studies of boating accidents.

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. The art of sailing, maneuvering, and preserving a ship or a boat in all positions and under all reasonable circumstances. With the addition of the words, too, “and some unreasonable circumstances, ” this definition of “seamanship” is as valid today as when the first edition of this book was published in 1983.

The Annapolis Book of Seamanship: Fourth Edition #ad - Simon Schuster. Moving on to the arts of traditional seamanship—anchoring, and emergencies—there is much on modern equipment and skills, heavy weather, again based on experience. Much of the text is new or revised, and there are many new photos. The aim remains to advise you the sailor on essential gear, skills, and behavior that enhance your pleasure and safety.

Appendixes include best practices for protecting the marine environment and bringing up children under sail. Throughout, the book stresses the skills and attitudes that comprise what the author calls “The Seamanship Ethos.

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Sailing For Dummies

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For Dummies #ad - Sailingchampions show you how to:find and choose a sailing schooluse life jackets correctlytie ten nautical knotsHandle sailing emergencies such as capsizing and rescuing aman overboardLaunch your boat from a trailer, plot your course, ramp, use a compass, or beachGet your boat from point A to point B and back againPredict and respond to water and wind conditionsRead charts, and find yourposition at seaSailing for Dummies shows you that getting out on thewater is easier than you think.

Interested in learning to sail but feel like you’renavigating in murky waters? Sailing for Dummies, looks at thedifferent types of sailboats and their basic parts, SecondEdition introduces the basics of sailing, and teaches youeverything you need to know before you leave the dock. For Dummies. In sailing for Dummies, Second Edition, two U.

Sailing For Dummies #ad - S. Simon Schuster. A textbook, and reference all inone, user’s manual, this book takes the intimidation out of sailing and gives youthe skills and confidence you need to get your feet wet and becomethe sailing pro you’ve always wanted to be. The authors keep the sailor-speakto a minimum where possible, but give you a grasp of theterminology you need to safely and effectively communicate withyour crew.

Anchors away! The book of Sailing Knots.

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Don Casey's Complete Illustrated Sailboat Maintenance Manual: Including Inspecting the Aging Sailboat, Sailboat Hull and Deck Repair, Sailboat Refinishing, Sailbo

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International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press #ad - More than 2, 500 clear and detailed illustrations guide you step by step through every procedure. The definitive guide from the world's best-known sailboat maintenance expert Don Casey’s Complete Illustrated Sailboat Maintenance Manual combines six core volumes into a single, utterly dependable resource that answers every frequent question, explains every major system, and helps you keep your boat and its components shipshape.

This must-have guide saves you time, dodgers, and trim make and repair sails, awnings, most effective ways to: evaluate the condition of your boat or one you’re about to purchase Repair structural damage to your fiberglass sailboat Improve or repair your sailboat’s electrical system Troubleshoot, and repair your boat’s diesel engine Put a professional-looking finish on your boat’s hull, maintain, sail covers, wood, and grief as you learn the fastest, sailbags, spars, easiest, money, deck, and bimini tops The book of Sailing Knots.

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Sailing Made Easy

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American Sailing Assoc #ad - The book is the most comprehensive education and boating safety learn-to-sail guide to date. Simon Schuster. For Dummies. Incorporated in the textbook are useful illustrations and exceptional photographs of complex sailing concepts. There are also quizzes at the end of each chapter, and a glossary to help those new to sailing to navigate their way through the extensive nautical terminology.

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How to Read a Nautical Chart, 2nd Edition Includes ALL of Chart #1: A Complete Guide to Using and Understanding Electronic and Paper Charts

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International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press #ad - International Marine Publishing. Calder also explores how 3d-technology and real-time depth and weather information is creating interactive charting capacities that are fundamentally changing how we navigate. For Dummies. Authoritative, how to read charts created by other governments, how to use information such as scale, how to gauge the accuracy of chart data, practical, and hands-on information on reading and relying on electronic and paper nautical charts The classic How to Read a Nautical Chart explains every aspect of electronic and paper nautical charts: how a chart is assembled, projection technique and datum that every chart contains; how not to get fooled or run aground by overzooming.

. The book of Sailing Knots. Calder's unique, practical insights will help you to navigate safely for years to come. A new chapter on the wiki revolution explores the mechanisms allowing you to incorporate user-generated content into navigational products and share this content with others―harnessing a user-base never before possible.

How to Read a Nautical Chart, 2nd Edition Includes ALL of Chart #1: A Complete Guide to Using and Understanding Electronic and Paper Charts #ad - Nigel calder teaches you how to squeeze every ounce of information out of a nautical chart on your GPS, chartplotter, or nav station and understand the limits of accuracy for all charts, paper and electronic, raster and vector. Simon Schuster. This much-awaited second edition addresses the changes in the world of electronic charting, integrated onboard navigation systems, as well as radar overlays and AIS and their interfacing with charts.

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Coastal Cruising Made Easy

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ASA #ad - For Dummies. Sailing made easy is the #1 resource in basic sailing education, and Coastal Cruising Made Easy is poised to become the industry standard in intermediate sailing education. The text is published in full color and contains striking sailing photography from well-known photographer Billy Black, and world-class illustrations from award-winning illustrator Peter Bull.

One of the text's most distinguishing features is its user friendly "spreads" in which instructional topics are self-contained on opposing pages throughout the book. Full color, richly illustrated, 176-pages. Simon Schuster. International Marine Publishing. This easy to read learning tool follows the critically acclaimed Sailing Made Easy, which Sailing Magazine called "best in class" upon its release in 2010

Coastal Cruising Made Easy #ad - The book of Sailing Knots. Coastal cruising made easy is not only the official textbook for the ASA Basic Coastal Cruising Standard ASA 103, but also the definitive go-to resource for all sailors who enjoy cruising and destination oriented sailing.

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Boatowners Mechanical and Electrical Manual 4/E

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International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press #ad - Boatowners Mechanical and Electrical Manual 4/E #ad - International Marine Publishing. Full color, richly illustrated, 176-pages. When you leave the dock with this indispensable resource aboard, plumbing, rigging, inverters, bonding, and wind vanes stoves and heaters winches, antennas, and rfi diesel engines transmissions, and through-hulls Pumps and watermakers Steering, and propellers Refrigeration and air-conditioning Tanks, and solar power Electric motors and electric lights Marine electronics, including networking systems, autopilots, and bow thrusters Spars, wind and water generators, you have at your fingertips the best and most comprehensive advice on: Battery technologies, shaft brakes, and lightning protection Generators, battery chargers, windlasses, including recent developments in lead-acid and lithium-ion batteries and fuel cells 12- and 24-volt DC systems Electric and hybrid propulsion How to radically improve the energy efficiency of most boats Corrosion, and roller reefing The book of Sailing Knots.

The maintenance bible for boatowners is fully updated and better than ever! If it’s on a boat and it has screws, or moving parts, wires, it’s covered in Boatowner’s Mechanical and Electrical Manual. International Marine Publishing. For Dummies. Simon Schuster.

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Get Real, Get Gone: How to Become a Modern Sea Gypsy and Sail Away Forever

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Tom cunliffe legendary sailor  and author of The Complete Yachtmaster. Don't even think of buying a boat until you have read this book'. For Dummies. The idea that you have to be rich to travel the world on your own yacht is so universal, it goes largely unquestioned This book hopes to change all that. The book of Sailing Knots.

Get Real, Get Gone: How to Become a Modern Sea Gypsy and Sail Away Forever #ad - International Marine Publishing. Full color, richly illustrated, 176-pages. Simon Schuster. If you are not rich, but dream of seeing our beautiful world from the deck of your own yacht, this book is packed with practical and spiritual advice to help you cut through the endless marketing and identify what it is you truly need to become a modern sea gypsy and sail away forever.

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