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

International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press, 2014

Your ultimate manual for self-sufficiency on the water and for the skills to face any challenge Instead of covering boilerplate topics like equipment, nautical jargon, trailering, flag etiquette, and more, The Art of Seamanship allows you to push your nautical envelopes—with the knowledge that you will be able to respond to anything that comes your way. You will delve into topics such as knowing what a sailboat can or can’t handle; ...
  
  











  



  
Small-Boat Seamanship Manual
Richard Aarons

International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press, 2006

Make the U.S. Coast Guard your first mate The Small-Boat Seamanship Manual contains all the information found in the Coast Guard's official 1,200-page training manual, giving you access to the highest standards of seamanship practiced and perfected by professional mariners. In addition to in-depth coverage of boat handling and navigation, you’ll find instructions for dealing with extreme situations, including search and rescue, towing, ...
  
  











  



  
The Seaman's Friend Containing a treatise on practical seamanship, with plates, a dictinary of sea terms, ..., 2012

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
  
  











  



  
Boating Skills and Seamanship, 13th Edition
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary

The McGraw-Hill Companies, 2006

Learn the essentials of seamanship from one of the world’s premier boating organizations Developed and refined through 35 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 new edition of the ...
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
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, 3rd Completely Revised, Expanded and Updated Edition
John Rousmaniere

Simon & Schuster, 1999

Since the publication of the widely hailed first edition in 1983, The Annapolis Book of Seamanship has set the standard by which other books on sailing are measured. Used throughout America as a textbook in sailing schools and Power Squadrons, The Annapolis Book of Seamanship thoroughly and clearly covers the fundamental and advanced skills of modern sailing. This edition of Annapolis is a major overhaul. Over half the book has been ...
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
Chapman Piloting & Seamanship 66th Edition
Charles B. Husick

Hearst, 2009

With millions of copies sold, Chapman Piloting has been the leading reference for both power and sail boaters for nearly a century. Now this absolutely essential guide—with 928 pages, 1,500 full-color illustrations and charts, and exploded views and cutaways—is thoroughly updated with all the latest information on US federal laws, regulations, and fees. In fact, NO competing book is more current on this ever-changing sport. Chapman ...
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
The Complete Sailor, Second Edition

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 ...
  
  











  



  
Boating Skills and Seamanship, 13th Edition
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary

The McGraw-Hill Companies, 2006

Learn the essentials of seamanship from one of the world’s premier boating organizations Developed and refined through 35 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 new edition of the ...
  
  











  



  
Illustrated Seamanship
Ivar Dedekam

*Wiley Nautical, 2007

Seamanship is the art of managing a boat. This book is a follow-up to the successful Sail & Rig Tuning and Illustrated Navigation c overing knots, docking the boat and anchoring, all illustrated in Ivar Dedekam’s distinctive style and backed up with clear and simple text. These skills are imperative to keep a boat safe and make cruising as enjoyable as possible. Follows on from the success of the author’s previous work, Sail & Rig ...
  
  











  



  
Chapman Piloting & Seamanship, 64th Edition
Elbert S. Maloney

Hearst, 2003

With 1,500 full-color illustrations and charts, and a fresh new design, Chapman is the standard text. "This...classic reference used by boating schools and recommended by the Coast Guard Auxiliary covers every imaginable topic related to both powerboats and sailing ships...information is presented in an easy-to-understand text and a user-friendly design."-- Publishers Weekly.
  
  











  



  
Seamanship: A Voyage Along the Wild Coasts of the British Isles
Adam Nicolson

Harper, 2005

From Land's End to Cape Clear, past Roaringwater Bay and Cod's Head, on past Inishvickillane and Inishtooskert, up through the Hebrides, to Orkney and on to the Faeroes stretches the richest and wildest coastline in Europe. Adam Nicolson decided to sail this coast in the Auk , a 42-foot wooden ketch, embarking on a 1,500-mile voyage through what he hoped would be a sequence of revelatory landscapes. He was not disappointed. Seamanship is ...
  
  











  



  
Chapman Piloting: Seamanship & Small Boat Handling (Chapman Piloting, Seamanship and Small Boat Handling)
Elbert S. Maloney, Charles Frederic Chapman

Hearst Books, 1996

Continuously updated to reflect ever-advancing technology, Chapman Piloting, Seamanship & Small Boat Handling remains the most comprehensive and authoritative reference guide to recreational boating after three quarters of a century. More than 1,500 photographs and drawings illustrate all the information necessary to own and operate a seaworthy boat. With a well-earned reputation as the Bible of Boating, Chapman's offers the most current ...
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
USCG Coast Guard Manual - Boat Crew Seamanship Manual, 2012

Complete text manuals issued by the US military with illustrations and diagrams when applicable.
  
  











  



  
Boat Crew Seamanship Manual
U. S. Coast Guard

Snowball Publishing, 2012

The Boat Crew Seamanship Manual presents the approved methods and procedures for the conduct of Coast Guard boat operations. The Coast Guard Auxiliary, for the conduct of vessel facility operations, also uses this Manual.
  
  











  



  
Seamanship in the Age of Sail: An Account of the Shiphandling of the Sailing Man-of-War 1600-1860, Based on ...
John Harland

Naval Institute Press, 1984

Describes the proper historical development of seamanship among the major navies of the world. In order to explain even the most complex evolution clearly, over 350 line drawings were specially commissioned. Every aspect of handling a man-of-war is detailed and illustrated from original sources.
  
  











  








   



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