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Nigel Calder's Cruising Handbook: A Compendium for Coastal and Offshore Sailors
Nigel Calder

International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press, 2001

The most comprehensive and helpful guide ever written for selecting and equipping a cruising sailboat Whether you’re a coastal or offshore cruiser, you’ll find your most pressing concerns treated with the know-how that makes for skillful, confident cruising in Nigel Calder’s Cruising Handbook. The author -- one of the most respected marine how-to authors on either side of the Atlantic, and author of the universally admired Boatowner's ...
  
  











  



  
Chapman Piloting Seamanship & Small Boat Handling 57ED
Elbert S Maloney

Morrow, William Company In, 1985

A revised and updated guide to recreational boating discusses the latest developments in satellite navigation, marine electronics, communications systems, and safety at sea. 100,000 first printing. $25,000 ad/promo.
  
  











  



  
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 Edition
Elbert S Maloney

Motor Boating Sailing Co, 1977

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Bluejackets manual
John Vavasour Noel

U.S. Naval Institute, 1968
  
  











  



  
The Annapolis Book of Seamanship, 3rd (third) Edition Revised
John Rousmaniere

Simon & Schuster, 1998
  
  











  



  
Storm Tactics Handbook: Modern Methods of Heaving-to for Survival in Extreme Conditions
Lin Pardey, Larry Pardey

Pardey Books, 1995

A new, completely revised and expanded version of this book is now available. Storm Tactics Handbook 3rd edition was released in July. It contains all of the information in this edition plus nine additional chapters including: Notes from a voyage around Cape Horn, Preventing Rudder damage, Storm Staysails, An interview with the Late Sir Peter Blake on storm tactics. The new edition also has updates on important items such as choosing a ...
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
Piloting,: Seamanship and small boat handling; (Motor boating's ideal series)
Charles Frederic Chapman

Motor Boating, 1958
  
  











  



  
The American Practical Navigator: Bowditch
NIMA

Paradise Cay Publications, 2002

THERE IS NO 2011 EDITION OF BOWDITCH. THIS EDITION WAS PRINTED IN 2012, BUT IS THE 2002 EDITION. There is another edition being offered for sale which claims to be the 2011 Edition Contact us for clarification. This edition of The American Practical Navigator, Bowditch, is offered by Celestaire and Paradise Cay Publications. This is the most recent update of Bowditch, the definitive work on navigation. Nathanial Bowditch first published this ...
  
  











  



  
Heavenly Mathematics: The Forgotten Art of Spherical Trigonometry
Glen Van Brummelen

Princeton University Press, 2012

Spherical trigonometry was at the heart of astronomy and ocean-going navigation for two millennia. The discipline was a mainstay of mathematics education for centuries, and it was a standard subject in high schools until the 1950s. Today, however, it is rarely taught. Heavenly Mathematics traces the rich history of this forgotten art, revealing how the cultures of classical Greece, medieval Islam, and the modern West used spherical ...
  
  











  



  
Adlard Coles' Heavy Weather Sailing, Sixth Edition

International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press, 2008

The seamanship classic you should have on-board when sailing in rough weather Adlard Coles' Heavy Weather Sailing provides you with expert advice for when you venture out of sight of land, whether for racing or cruising. It gives a clear message of seamanlike design features, preparations, and tactics that you should consider against the time when it comes on to blow. It includes new how-to chapters on storm sails, taking shelter, and ...
  
  











  



  
Dutton's Nautical Navigation, 15th Edition
Thomas J. Cutler

Naval Institute Press, 2003

As paper navigational charts are replaced by vector images on computer screens, magnetic compasses enhanced by digital flux gate technology, and chronometers joined by atomic clocks, the demand has been mounting for an extensive update to the classic reference known worldwide as Dutton's. To meet the varied needs of today's recreational, naval, and commercial navigators the Naval Institute introduces this new edition of a guide that has remained ...
  
  











  



  
The Bluejackets' Manual, 10th Edition
United States Naval Institute

United States Naval Institute, 1940
  
  











  



  
We, the Navigators: The Ancient Art of Landfinding in the Pacific (Revised)
David Lewis

University of Hawaii Press, 1994

The second edition of David Lewis' classic book on Pacific navigation promises to satisfy yet again scholars and seafarers alike - and all others who have marveled at the ability of island mariners to navigate hundreds of miles of open ocean without instruments. The new edition includes a discussion of theories about traditional methods of navigation developed during the past two decades, the story of the renaissance of star navigation ...
  
  











  



  
Mariner's Book of Days 2013
Peter H. Spectre

Sheridan House, 2012

Since its inception in 1992, The Mariner’s Book of Days has been hailed as the best, most entertaining nautical desk diary and calendar to see print. It is also a valuable reference in its own right; each annual edition—completely different from its predecessor—has become a collector’s item. On each right-hand page is a day- by-day accounting of historical events and space for daily notes, appointments, and reminders. On each ...
  
  











  



  
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.
  
  











  



  
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 Young Sea Officer's Sheet Anchor : Or a Key to the Leading of Rigging and to Practical Seamanship
Darcy Lever

Dover Publications, 1998

Widely used among young 19th-century officers in the Royal Navy and East India Company, this now-rare volume offers clear definitions and copious illustrations of the principles of rigging and other aspects of seamanship — tacking, use of a compass, splicing ropes, making sails, and much more. A must for ship fanciers and naval historians.
  
  











  



  
Sailing Skills & Seamanship, BOOK

International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press, 2007

Learn the essentials of sailing and seamanship from one of the world’s premier boating organizations Since 1978, Sailing Skills and Seamanship has been the required manual for students in the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary’s esteemed sail-training programs. Now this exclusive handbok is available for the first time to every beginning and intermediate sailor. It is your thorough introduction to recreational sailing’s fundamentals, from ...
  
  











  








   



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