301 books (16 pages) in this category
A Practical Handbook
by Jan-Willem Polman
<p>The time when every vessel going to sea made use of 3-strand rope has gone. Splicing that type of rope and cord is relatively straightforward. Nowadays the most common type of rope used on board yachts, dinghies, motorboats, working boats andeBook
by Jan-Willem Polman
For any seafarer, splicing rope is an essential skill. But the traditional 3-strand rope is fast disappearing. So how do you splice <i>braided</i> rope?<br> <br>This is the definitive guide to this crucial skill. Most of the techniques are quite
by Jeffrey J. Huber
<p><em>Springboard and Platform Diving</em> is the authoritative guide to the sport. Thoroughly researched and painstaking compiled, it covers it all, including coaching, competition, and conditioning.</p> <p>Internationally renowned coach JeffeBook
by Dan Spurr
<p><strong>Is your boat ready to go cruising?</strong></p> <p>Just about every sailboat—used and new—can make a good cruiser, but only if the hull-deck structure, rig, and systems meet certain standards. <em>Spurr’s Guide to Upgrading Your ...eBook
Best Practices for Lifeguards
by StarGuard Elite
<p><em>StarGuard: Best Practices for Lifeguards, Fifth Edition</em>, assists lifeguard candidates in preventing, recognizing, and responding to water emergencies in pool, waterpark, and waterfront settings.</p> <p>Combined with hands-on, ...eBook
by Michael Briant
<p><strong>If you are heading for the Mediterranean this book details the final challenge entering the Straits of Gibraltar, the last hurdle. They need approaching with some idea of tides and strategy.</strong></p> <p>Strait Sailing to ...eBook
by Duncan Wells
<i>Stress-free Motorboating</i> is the answer to all single- or short-handed crews' prayers. Highly illustrated with step-by-step photographs, this highly practical handbook tackles the most common motorboating scenarios anyone will ever have to
A History of Swimming
by Eric Chaline
<p>'Pleasure beckons at the water's edge.' </p><p>With these words, Eric Chaline celebrates the physicality and sensuality of swimming — attributes that might have contributed to the evolution of the human species. Chaline's ...
by Rodney,Pickthall, Barry Pattisson
Rodney Pattisson MBE, the three-time Olympic medallist and winner of fourteen world and European champtionships, is an iconic figure within the sailing world. A world champion in dinghies, multihulls and offshore, he has set race and speed ...
Racing Insights and Revelations from Legendary Olympic Sailor Rodney Pattisson
by Barry Pickthall & Rodney Pattisson
<p>Rodney Pattisson MBE, the three-time Olympic medallist and winner of fourteen world and European champtionships, is an iconic figure within the sailing world. A world champion in dinghies, multihulls and offshore, he has set race and speed ...eBook
The Complete Guide
by Roger Sharp
<p>Surfers live to travel. The quest to find perfect waves is something that grips surfers of all abilities, from novice to expert. The 2nd Edition of Surf Travel is the surf travellers bible with all the essential information at your fingertips
by Murray Walding
Ride the wave of nostalgia with <i>Surf-o-rama,</i> the largest collection of Australian beach culture memorabilia, including artefacts, ephemera and photographs. Meet Duke Kahanamoku, who gave the first public demonstration of surfboard riding ...
by Tim Baker
All surfers dream of shedding responsibilities and answering the siren's call of ocean swells. For most, it is an ideal that recedes as age advances - as family, career and provider fatigue threatens to overwhelm the wanderlust of youth. But ...
by Tony Butt
The Surfer's Guide to Waves, Coasts and Climates will appeal to surfers and all those who are fascinated by the sea and the coast. The perfect wave is every surfer's dream. But where does that wave come from, and what makes it perfect? It ...
Skills - Training - Techniques
by Chris Nelson & Demi Taylor
<p>Crowood Sports Guides are the perfect tool for anyone wanting to improve their performance, from beginners learning the basic skills to more experienced participants working on advanced techniques. These practical, no-nonsense guides will ...eBook
by Sam Bleakley
A decade of extreme global surf travel by professional longboarder Sam Bleakley,illustrated with photographs by John Callahan. ...
The Essential Guide to Surfing in the UK and Abroad
by Peter Carr
The Haynes Surfing Manual is a complete introduction to this increasingly popular sport, covering history and culture, preparation, equipment, techniques, fitness, safety and travel. ...
by Jim Kempton
For the first time ever, the "Who's Who" of surfing divulge their secrets, in one book, a future best-seller. For the first time ever, many of the world's top surfers have been assembled to create the most definitive skills and coaching manual ...
by Sam Bleakley
A roller coaster ride through Gabon, India, Vietnam, Algeria, China and Haiti, drumming up a tropical beat. Combining 'Deep Travel', stunning photographs and 'performance writing', it captures the spirit of these turbulent coast scapes, blood ...
by Paul Stevens
<p>This is the only book linked to a practical surveying course. Highly practical in nature, and packed with detailed close-up photography, step by step procedures, and helpful checklists, this definitive handbook will prove a godsend to small ...eBook