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Sailing For Dummies
J. J. Isler, Peter Isler

For Dummies, 2006

Interested in learning to sail but feel like you’re navigating in murky waters? Sailing for Dummies, Second Edition introduces the basics of sailing, looks at the different types of sailboats and their basic parts, and teaches you everything you need to know before you leave the dock. In Sailing for Dummies, Second Edition , two U.S. sailing champions show you how to: Find and choose a sailing school Use life jackets correctly Tie ten ...
  
  











  



  
The Complete Sailing Manual, Third Edition
DK Publishing

DK ADULT, 2011

From learning the basics of sailing, to mastering navigation and boat care, The Complete Sailing Manual is the most essential reference for sailing instructors and students. Revised and updated to include all of the latest developments in equipment and safety, and to reflect the current rules, regulations, and best practices, The Complete Sailing Manual is the perfect book for anyone interested in sailing.
  
  











  



  
Finding Your Way Without Map or Compass
Harold Gatty

Dover Publications, 1999

Today's adventurers will learn how to find their way in the wilderness, in towns, in the desert, in snow-covered areas — even on the ocean — by observing birds, animals, weather patterns, vegetation, shifting sands, patterns of snow fields, and the positions of the sun, moon, and stars.
  
  











  



  
How to Read a Nautical Chart, 2nd Edition (Includes ALL of Chart #1): A Complete Guide to Using and ...
Nigel Calder

International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press, 2012

Authoritative, 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, how to gauge the accuracy of chart data, how to read charts created by other governments, how to use information such as scale, projection technique and datum that every chart contains; how not to ...
  
  











  



  
The Annapolis Book of Seamanship: Fourth Edition
John Rousmaniere

Simon & Schuster, 2014

“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, “and some unreasonable circumstances, too,” this definition of “seamanship” is as valid today as when the first edition of this book was published in 1983. The aim remains to advise you the sailor on essential gear, skills, and behavior that enhance your pleasure and safety. ...
  
  











  



  
Chapman Piloting & Seamanship 67th Edition (Chapman Piloting, Seamanship and Small Boat Handling)

Hearst, 2013

More than ever, boaters need a single comprehensive reference that combines the best traditions of seamanship with cutting-edge practices, gear, and technology. That's why, for nearly a century, Chapman Piloting & Seamanship has remained the most respected and widely used guide for boating under power and sail. No other book on the subject is more current or complete. This 67th revised edition is not only fully updated, it is also enhanced in ...
  
  











  



  
The Arts of the Sailor: Knotting, Splicing and Ropework (Dover Maritime)
Hervey Garrett Smith

Dover Publications, 2012

A maritime expert offers boating and yachting enthusiasts a complete course in rigging, working, and maintaining a ship. The perfect shipboard reference, this volume is packed with useful "hands-on" information: sailor's tools, basic knots, and useful hitches; handsewing and canvas work; and dozens of other topics important to safety, economy, and efficiency. Over 100 illustrations.
  
  











  



  
Navigation Rules: International - Inland

Paradise Cay Publications, 2013

This book contains a complete copy of the Inland and International Navigation Rules as presented by the United States Coast Guard. In addition all Notice to Mariners updates to date, 24/13, which is the 24th week of 2013. The NTM corrections are incorporated within the text. The Coast Guard requires that an up-to-date copy of Navigation Rules such as this one be carried on all vessels 12 meters (39 feet) or more in length at all times. We have ...
  
  











  



  
Intracoastal Waterway Chartbook Norfolk to Miami, 6th Edition (Intracoastal Waterway Chartbook: Norfolk, ...
John Kettlewell, Leslie Kettlewell

International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press, 2012

$500 WORTH OF GOVERNMENT CHART AND COAST PILOT COVERAGE--MARKED WITH WAYPOINTS, BRIDGES, AND THE ROUTE! The Intracoastal Waterway Chartbook is a complete set of navigation charts for the 1,090-mile Intracoastal Waterway from Norfolk to Miami, as well as charts for all major Atlantic inlets. The chartbook also includes a complete listing of waterway bridge and lock characteristics; anchorage listings; mileage charts; charts for a picturesque ...
  
  











  



  
The Ashley Book of Knots
Clifford W. Ashley

Doubleday & Company, 1993

Describes every practical knot, what it looks like, where it comes from, and how to tie it. The book includes 4,000 knots, with all the varieties of shipboard knots as well as knots used by butchers, steeplejacks, electric linesmen, knitters, cobblers, surgeons, poachers and cowboys.
  
  











  



  
The Complete Sailor, Second Edition
David Seidman

International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press, 2011

This is not just an instructional book---it's an insight into a sailor's approach to the sea, boats, and the ever-changing dynamic of wind on the water "A learn-to-sail book with heart."-- WoodenBoat "A real winner...a masterful blend of straightforward text with delightful and instructive illustrations. Quite simply a great primer on sailing and the world of boats for readers of all ages."-- Cruising World "Teaches sailing with flair ...
  
  











  



  
Sailing Made Easy
The American Sailing Association ASA

American Sailing Assoc, 2010

The book is the most comprehensive education and boating safety learn-to-sail guide to date. 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.
  
  











  



  
The Marlinspike Sailor
Hervey Garrett Smith

International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press, 1993

Hervey Garrett Smith was the foremost marine illustrator of the 1950s and 1960s, and his wonderful drawings of traditional ropework quickly propelled The Marlinspike Sailor to cult classic status when it was published in 1956. With the addition of a section on modern, synthetic rope in the 1970s, its popularity has continued undiminished to this day. It teaches a few basic knots--the bowline, sheet bend, and rolling hitch, among others--and ...
  
  











  



  
Sailing a Serious Ocean: Sailboats, Storms, Stories and Lessons Learned from 30 Years at Sea
John Kretschmer

International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press, 2013

"I know you'll want to read more after you finish Sailing a Serious Ocean . And be warned, you'll very likely want to sail with John, perhaps across an ocean." -- DALLAS MURPHY, AUTHOR OF ROUNDING THE HORN After sailing 300,000 miles and weathering dozens of storms in all the world's oceans, John Kretschmer has plenty of stories and advice to share. John's offshore training passages sell out a year in advance and his entertaining ...
  
  











  



  
Sailmaker's Apprentice
Emiliano Marino

International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press, 2001

Learn how to design, make, repair, improve, and maintain sails If you want to produce sturdy sails for daysailing and cruising, built of low-tech materials you can repair with a few simple tools, The Sailmaker's Apprentice can show you how. Emphasizing the handwork that distinguishes the highest-quality, most durable sails, sail pro Emiliano Marino tells you how to select a rig, introduces you to sail shape and theory, and then shows you -- ...
  
  











  



  
The Art of Seamanship: Evolving Skills, Exploring Oceans, and Handling Wind, Waves, and Weather
Ralph Naranjo

International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press, 2014

Wind, waves, weather, and water demand the practiced art of seamanship "Planning and reacting to the unanticipated are the flip sides of seamanship. This blending of pre-voyage preparedness with effective on-the-water response is learned rather than inherent--together they define the art of seamanship." -- Author RALPH NARANJO Each time a sailboat casts off its docklines the sailor enters a marine realm that demands knowledge, ...
  
  











  



  
Get Your Captain's License, Fourth Edition
Charlie Wing

International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press, 2008

Know you’ll pass before you take the exam. If you are planning to take paying passengers on your boat or you want to save money on your insurance, you’ll need to pass the U.S. Coast Guard captain’s ratings exams. Get Your Captain’s License is the quickest, easiest, and least expensive way to prepare for these tests. This complete study tool includes: The six-passenger “Six-Pack,” Master and Mate Inland, Master and Mate Near ...
  
  











  



  
Boating Skills and Seamanship, 14th Edition
Inc. U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Assoc.

International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press, 2013

Learn the essentials of seamanship from one of the world's premier boating organizations Developed and refined through 40 years of Coast Guard Auxiliary training courses, Boating Skills and Seamanship is your perfect introduction to recreational boating's fundamentals. Great for beginning and intermediate powerboaters alike, it offers you the basics of choosing, equipping, and handling a small to midsize powerboat. This updated edition of ...
  
  











  



  
Sailing: The Basics: The Book That Has Launched Thousands
Dave Franzel

Globe Pequot Press, 2003

With S AILING , acclaimed teacher and racer Dave Franzel moves you quickly from book to boat. It is his firm conviction that the best and most effective way to learn to sail is to be out on the water. Accordingly, he treats the theory of sailing in a straightforward, no-nonsense fashion--just the way he's done so successfully for years at his Boston Sailing Center. The essential information in this book is comprehensive, effectively reinforced, ...
  
  











  



  
Seamanship Secrets: 185 Tips & Techniques for Better Navigation, Cruise Planning, and Boat Handling Under ...
John Jamieson

International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press, 2009

" Secrets ' is the modern Bowditch , written so clearly that navigation and seamanship will be comprehensible to anyone . . ." -- Dave and Jaja Martin , circumnavigators and authors of Into the Light: A Family's Epic Journey "It's a great book. The prose is simple and clear . . ." -- John Vigor , author of The Seaworthy Offshore Sailboat "The nautical tips and techniques presented are encyclopedic, yet the clear explanations demystify ...
  
  











  








   



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