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Sailing to the Edge of Time

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 ...

ISBN: 9781472951625

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Sailing to the Edge of Time

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 ...

ISBN: 9781472951632

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Sailing To Win

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 ...

ISBN: 9781925282788

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Sailing's Strangest Tales

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 ...

ISBN: 9781911042655

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Science of Sport: Swimming

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 ...

ISBN: 9781785002175

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Science of Swimming Faster

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, ...

ISBN: 9781492585053

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Scuba Diving

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 ...

ISBN: 9781492586128

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Sea Over Bow

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 ...

ISBN: 9781773240411

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Sea Trials

A Lone Sailor's Race Toward Home

by Peter Bourke

<p><strong>&quot;In all, beautifully written and wonderfully inspiring.&quot;--<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 ...

ISBN: 9780071821964

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Shakedown Cruise

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,

ISBN: 9781472946683

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Skipper's Medical Emergency Handbook

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 for

ISBN: 9781472960191

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Splicing Modern Ropes

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 and

ISBN: 9781472924919

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Springboard and Platform Diving

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 Jeff

ISBN: 9781492585077

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Spurr's Guide to Upgrading Your Cruising Sailboat

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 ...

ISBN: 9780071487290

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StarGuard

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, ...

ISBN: 9781492586074

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Strait Sailing to Gibraltar

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 ...

ISBN: 9781786156303

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Stress-Free Navigation

Electronic and Traditional

by Duncan Wells

<p>You might think stress-free navigation sounds like an impossible paradox.<br /> But it need not be. All boaters, whether under sail or under power, need to be able to navigate safely on the water – both to keep themselves and their crew out ...

ISBN: 9781472962331

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Superdocious!

Racing Insights and Revelations from Legendary Olympic Sailor Rodney Pattisson

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 ...

ISBN: 9781472935595

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Superdocious!

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 ...

ISBN: 9781472935601

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Surfers' Blood

by Patrick Trefz

Surfers' Blood captures all the diverse elements that make surfing so gripping and that helped it maintain its vitality in the popular consciousness for generations. A beautiful collection of oceanscapes, portraits, and action shots, Trefz ...

ISBN: 9781576879191

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