301 books (16 pages) in this category
by Capt Joshua Slocum
<p>Joshua Slocum's epic solo voyage around the world in 1895 in the 37 foot sloop <em>Spray</em> stands as one of the greatest sea adventures of all time. It remains one of the major feats of singlehanded voyaging, and has since been the ...eBook
by Richard Clover
<p>Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original ...eBook
by Steve Sleight
<i>All you need to know when you're at sea</i> Whether you're setting sail for the first time or have been sailing for years, <i>Sailing Essentials</i> is the perfect companion. Full of practical advice on every aspect of sailing, from basic ...
by Tim Davison & Steve Kibble
<p>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 ...eBook
by John Kretschmer
John Kretschmer is sailing's practical philosopher as much a doer as a thinker. And that is the overarching theme of this chronicle of a sailing life. Often amusing, sometimes poignant, occasionally terrifying but always inspiring, his ...
The Promise, the Challenges, and the Freedom of Ocean Voyaging
by John Kretschmer
<p>John Kretschmer is sailing's practical philosopher – as much a doer as a thinker. And that is the overarching theme of this chronicle of a sailing life. Often amusing, sometimes poignant, occasionally terrifying but always inspiring, his ...eBook
Guaranteed Winning Strategies To Navigate From The Back To The Front Of The Fleet
by Brett Bowden
<p>Sailing strategies from beginner to winner.</p> <p>International author, competitive sailor and successful business strategist Brett Bowden shares over 3 decades of wisdom of what it takes to be successful. Brett shares not only his own ...eBook
Extraordinary but true stories from over nine hundred years of sailing
by John Harding
<p>This fascinating collection of entertaining stories from the seven seas reveals unusual and bizarre sailing trips, vessels and characters, and recounts perilous journeys in freak weather and other legendary tales.</p> <p>Within these pages ...eBook
by Alexander Marinof & John Coumbe-Lilley
<p>The Science of Sport - Swimming is a complete guide for swimming training through the application of physiological, biomechanical, psychological, strength and conditioning, nutritional and injury management methods that can be used to ...eBook
by Scott A. Riewald & Scott A. Rodeo
<p>In a sport where victory is often determined by a fraction of a second, it’s obvious why one of the most sought-after secrets is how to swim faster. However, as the world’s most renowned coaches, athletes, trainers, and researchers know, ...eBook
by Dennis K. Graver
<p>The best-selling authoritative resource returns updated and better than ever.</p> <p><em>Scuba Diving, Fifth Edition</em>, is the most up-to-date resource for experiencing secure, satisfying dives. Packed with full-color photographs and ...eBook
A North Atlantic Crossing
by Linda Kenyon
<p>After her marriage of 25 years ended badly, Linda Kenyon was determined to never put herself in the way of a broken heart again. But then she met an extraordinary man, and in an act of great courage -- or foolishness -- decided to sell ...eBook
A Lone Sailor's Race Toward Home
by Peter Bourke
<p><strong>"In all, beautifully written and wonderfully inspiring."--<em>The Wall Street Journal</em> A poignant account that will inspire you to tackle challenging sailing endeavors as well as squarely face life's emotional ...eBook
Lessons and Adventures from a Cruising Veteran as He Learns the Ropes
by Nigel Calder
<p>Long before he was one of America's leading yachting writers, Nigel Calder was a novice cruiser with ambitions grander than his experience. Nigel and his partner Terrie were young and foolish, with a home-built boat that was new and untested,eBook
by Nigel Calder
Long before he was one of America's leading yachting writers, Nigel Calder was a novice cruiser with ambitions grander than his experience. Nigel and his partner Terrie were young and foolish, with a home-built boat that was new and untested, ...
by Jeff C Young
An introduction to the sport of surfing. ...
by Campbell Mackenzie & Spike Briggs
<p>The Skipper's Medical Emergency Handbook is designed to assist all who go to sea - whether on a day excursion, a holiday cruise or an even longer trip. It will provide practical advice, boost confidence, solve problems and minimise danger foreBook
by Campbell,Briggs, Spike Mackenzie
The Skipper's Medical Emergency Handbook is designed to assist all who go to sea - whether on a day excursion, a holiday cruise or an even longer trip. It will provide practical advice, boost confidence, solve problems and minimise danger for ...
101 Useful Tips for Every Sailor
by Joel W Graffley
A collection of small refinements and improvements that every boat owner can make to ease living aboard and for more efficient operation. The book includes a hundred innovative improvements, from a forward-looking depth sounder to spicy bottom ...
by L. De B. Handley
<p>This vintage book contains a comprehensive guide to playing water polo. Primarily designed for the beginner, it gives instructions on preparatory work, rules and strategy, as well as providing some historical information on the development ofeBook