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The Complete Sailing Manual

by DK

The ultimate illustrated guide for sailors is now fully revised and updated. With a foreword by Olympic gold medallist Sir Ben Ainslie, and covering the latest developments in sailing and navigation technology, this manual is the undisputed ...

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The Complete Yacht Security Handbook

For skippers and crew

by Fritze von Berswordt

<p>Whether moored at their home marina, or visiting a less familiar port in a distant country, yachtsmen need to pay just as much attention to the security of their yacht as they would their home or car. By being aware of potential dangers and ...

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The Complete Yachtmaster

Sailing, Seamanship and Navigation for the Modern Yacht Skipper 9th edition

by Tom Cunliffe

<p><em>The Complete Yachtmaster</em> has been a bestseller since first publication and has established itself as the standard reference for Yachtmaster students as well as skippers of all levels of experience.</p> <p>In this fully revised and ...

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The Complete Yachtmaster: Sailing, Seamanship and Navigation for the Modern Yacht Skipper

Sailing, Seamanship and Navigation for the Modern Yacht Skipper

by Tom Cunliffe

<span style="font-style: italic;">The Complete Yachtmaster</span> has been a bestseller since first publication and has established itself as the standard reference for Yachtmaster studentsas well as skippers of all levels of experience. In this

ISBN: 9781408198940

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The Cruising Life: A Commonsense Guide for the Would-Be Voyager

by Jim Trefethen

<p><strong>Live the cruising life without being wealthy!</strong></p> <p>Thousands of ordinary people are living their dreams of sailing the world thanks to The Cruising Life, and this completely updated Second Edition aims to help thousands ...

ISBN: 9780071821933

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The Cruising Woman's Advisor, Second Edition

by Diana Jessie

<p><strong>“A great starting point for the woman who wants to live the cruising life.”--<em>SAIL</em></strong></p> <p>The cruising life offers adventure, exotic destinations, and expansive opportunities for personal growth. But considering such

ISBN: 9780071594431

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The Finest Gold

The Making of an Olympic Swimmer

by Brad Cooper

<p>Munich, 1972. In the men’s 400-metre freestyle race, America’s Rick DeMont beats Australia’s Brad Cooper by a hundredth of a second. It’s the first electronic timing to deliver a win by such a close margin. The following day, DeMont is ...

ISBN: 9781925693232

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The Finest Gold: The Making of an Olympic Swimmer

by Brad Cooper

Munich, 1972. In the men's 400-metre freestyle race, America's Rick DeMont beats Australia's Brad Cooper by a hundredth of a second. It's the first electronic timing to deliver a win by such a close margin. The following day, DeMont is stripped ...

ISBN: 9781925322699

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The First and the Fastest

Comparing Robin Knox-Johnston and Ellen MacArthur's Historic Round-the-World Voyages

by Nigel Sharp

<p>This is the story of two single-handed non-stop round-the-world voyages: Robin Knox-Johnston’s in 1968/69 and Ellen MacArthur’s in 2004/05. Although there were similarities – both voyages started and finished in Falmouth, for instance, and ...

ISBN: 9780750988742

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The Frozen Frontier

Polar Bound through the Northwest Passage

by Jane Maufe

<p>The Northwest Passage proved so elusive for so long that many sailors and explorers believed it didn't actually exist. A sea route connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans through the Arctic archipelago, it wasn't until Roald Amundsen's ...

ISBN: 9781472935731

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The Ian Nicolson Trilogy

by Ian Nicolson, C. Eng. FRINA Hon. MIIMS

<p>This trilogy tells how Ian Nicolson, yachtsman, naval architect and author, joined a Canadian and a Norwegian to sail the 45-foot ketch Maken from England via the Panama Canal to Vancouver, Canada. It goes on to describe how Ian returned home

ISBN: 9781445651972

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The Impractical Boat Owner

Tales and Trials from Years of Floundering Afloat

by Dave Selby

<p>This is a book with no practical purpose whatsoever. As any fan of Dave's would probably guess, a book by him won't make you a better sailor, and it won't provide any instruction on boat maintenance. But it will entertain – his light but ...

ISBN: 9781472944856

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The Inland Voyager's Handbook: How to Cruise the Inland Waterways in Safety and Comfort

by Danny L. Davis

<p><strong>The essential guide to cruising, geared to the charms of inland waterways</strong></p> <p>Have you been dreaming about buying a boat and cruising the waterways? Not sure how to start living your dream? Experienced sailor and devoted ...

ISBN: 9780071845632

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The Laser Book

Laser Sailing From Start To Finish

by Tim Davison

<p>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

ISBN: 9781912177332

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The Liveaboard Guide

Living Afloat on the Inland Waterways

by Mr Tony Jones

<p>The romantic dream of downsizing, giving up the rat race, and living life at 4mph on the inland waterways is proving more and more attractive. But for tens of thousands of people it is not just a romantic dream but an actual ...

ISBN: 9781472963680

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The Magic of the Swatchways

by Maurice Griffiths

<p><em>The Magic of the Swatchways</em><br /> was Maurice Griffiths' favourite book. In the words of John Leather,<br /> 'few sailing books become classics like this one', and since first<br /> publication in 1932 it has lost none of that ...

ISBN: 9781472903365

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The Mirror Book

Mirror Sailing from Start to Finish

by Peter Aitken & Tim Davison

<p>The Mirror dinghy was a significant factor in the boom of dinghy sailing in the 1960s, introducing thousands to the delights of sailing. While sailing has come a long way since then and there have been a lot of far more exotic craft launched,

ISBN: 9781912177912

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The myth of winter swimming

by Natalia Szydlowski

<p>Central temperature variance is a common phenomenon, including in experienced swimmers, and it is an important medical concern in winter swimming events. Up to this moment only limited studies of these swimmers in endurance disciplines exist,

ISBN: 9789877617030

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The Pacific Crossing Guide 3rd edition

RCC Pilotage Foundation

by Kitty van Hagen

<p><em>The Pacific Crossing Guide</em> is a complete reference for anyone contemplating sailing the Pacific in their own boat. From ideal timing, suitable boats, routes, methods of communication, health and provisioning to seasonal weather, ...

ISBN: 9781472935359

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The Pursuit of the House-Boat - Being Some Further Account of the Divers Doings of the Associated Shades, Under the Leadership of Sherlock Holmes, Esq

by John Kendrick Bangs

<p>This is John Kendrick Bangs' 1897 novel, “The Pursuit of the House-Boat”. A deceased Sherlock Holmes is employed by the Associated Shades club to help them after the House-Boat has been commandeered by the nefarious Captain Kidd. An amusing ...

ISBN: 9781473360631

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