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Building Outrigger Sailing Canoes

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by Dierking, Gary
Build the fastest, most exoticsailboats around! Popular in Hawaii and throughout the South Pacificand Indian Oceans, outrigger canoes combine theromance of the South Seas with a ruthless efficiency ofdesign and breathtaking sailing performance. This is thefirst book to present complete plans and buildinginstructions for three outrigger sailing canoes. Based on traditional Hawaiian and Micronesian types, t...
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Sextant Handbook: Adjustment, Repair, Use and History.

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by Bruce Bauer
Loran and GPS notwithstanding, there will always be a place for the sextant aboard any blue-water boat, if for no other reason than the thrill and mystery of finding one's position on earth by gazing at the heavens. Here is the indispensable reference that should accompany the instrument aboard. Cmdr. Bruce Bauer, a professional navigator and master mariner with the U.S. Merchant Marine, has distilled years...
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Marlinspike Sailor

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by Smith, Hervey Garrett
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,...
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How to Sail Around the World

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by Roth, Hal
Whether you'd like to sail around the entire world or just part of it, the well-tested sea wisdom in "How to Sail Around the World" will make your voyage easier and more successful. Here's clear and authoritative information on how to buy a small sailing yacht at a modest price, how to sail her on a big ocean, and what it's like to live aboard. Hal Roth has been a long-distance sailor for 37 years. He has s...
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How Boat Things Work: An Illustrated Guide

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by Wing, Charlie
"Anyone who contemplates any onboard do-it-yourself work should have this book at his or her elbow."--Cruising World "This book reduces a boat to its most rudimentary parts in simple drawings and clear explanations. Fascinating to read, it's a perfect teaching tool."--Ocean Navigator Whether you're a new mariner or a lifetime veteran, How Boat Things Work is a resource you can't afford to be without. With i...
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The One Pan Galley Gourmet

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by Don Jacobson
How to prepare fast, simple, fabulous meals afloat? Now you can turn even a one-burner galley into a gourmet kitchen and enjoy hot, wholesome, delicious meals wherever your boat takes you. Want apple pancakes for breakfast? Quesadillas for lunch? Saucy chicken with noodles and green peppers for dinner? All you need is one pan, the right ingredients, and a little help from "The One Pan Galley Gourmet". This ...
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Don Casey's Complete Illustrated Sailboat Maintenance Manual

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by Don Casey
The definitive guide from the world's best-known sailboat maintenance expert Don Casey's Complete Illustrated Sailboat Maintenance Manual combines six core volumes into a single, utterly dependable resource that answers every frequent question, explains every major system, and helps you keep your boat and its components shipshape. More than 2,500 clear and detailed illustrations guide you step by step throu...
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Nautical Knots Illustrated

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by Paul Snyder
Praise for the previous edition: 'The book's clear, sequential photographs include all the basics, including bends, splices, and line-handling tips' - "Ocean Navigator". 'Teaches the 20 most useful knots and splices with wonderful step-by-step photographs. Almost every knot is pictured on two facing pages, so the entire sequence is right before you' - "The Ensign". 'More than knots, [this book] is about rop...
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Into The Bermuda Triangle

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by Gian Quasar
Still unsolved, still baffling, still claiming new victims - Here are the untold stories. A pilot reports a strange haze enveloping his plane, then disappears; eleven hours after fuel starvation, as if calling from a void, he is heard 600 miles away. He requests permission to land, then vanishes forever. A freighter steaming over placid seas disappears without a trace. A pleasure yacht ghosts past without a...
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Building Classic Small Craft

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by Gardner, John
'Gardner's work has engaged and inspired more individuals connected with traditional small craft than will ever be counted' - "WoodenBoat". 'Ought to be considered the Bible on the subject' - "Cruising World". As Associate Curator of Small Craft at Mystic Seaport Museum from 1969 to 1995, John Gardner sought out the best examples of classic wooden boats and then measured them, drew them, and researched thei...
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Mountaineering Handbook

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by C Connally
The first mountaineering instructional guide to focus exclusively on the kind of mountaineering most climbers do, and to collect the best modern practices in one popular resource Complete and up to date. Emphasizes the best modern practices for alpine rock, snow, and ice.Uniquely focused. Omits what is too basic such as camping and backpacking and what is too advanced, such as fifth-class climbing in its va...
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Captain's Quickguides-Using VHF

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by R Sweet
This title includes the essential information every boater needs - onboard and at your fingertips. On the water, when questions arise, there is no time to spend searching through an exhaustive manual. "The Captain's QuickGuides" provide all the answers - fast. Drawn from the world's largest boating library, each laminated QuickGuide presents 14 color panels of authoritative, concise information on a critica...
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Sixty Six Days Adrift

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by Butler, William
This title presents a powerful account of struggle and survival at sea. The lure of paradise was unmistakable, and Bill Butler was on a quest to find it with his wife Simonne - riding the Pacific currents on their sloop Siboney, with a world of possibilities ahead. But, twelve hundred miles from land, the alluring ocean showed its deadly side when, without warning, a pod of pilot whales attacked their sailb...
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Captain's Quickguides-Sail Trim & Rig Tuning

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by Bill Gladstone
This title provides the essential information every boater needs - onboard and at your fingertips. On the water, when questions arise, there is no time to spend searching through an exhaustive manual. The Captain's QuickGuides provide all the answers - fast. Drawn from the world's largest boating library, each laminated QuickGuide presents 14 colour panels of authoritative, concise information on a critical...
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A Speck On the Sea

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by W Longyard
This book contains more than seventy accounts of big adventures in small boats. In "A Speck on the Sea", William Longyard reaches back through five centuries to gather a collection of sea adventures in which the smallest, unlikeliest craft - and the daring individuals aboard them - completed extraordinary voyages against great odds. From canoes and small sailboats to a pair of strap-to-your-feet pontoons, t...
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Tropical cruising Handbook

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by Smaalders, Mark
This book is the only comprehensive guide to mastering the challenges of low-latitude cruising. "Tropical Cruising Handbook" provides everything you need to know about sailing the world's tropical oceans, including: weather patterns and sea conditions, generally and region by region; reef navigation, anchoring, and other key tropical seamanship skills; tropical passage planning and passagemaking; equipping ...
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Captain's Quickguides-Boat Handling Under Power

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by R Sweet
This book provides the essential information every boater needs - onboard and at your fingertips. On the water, when questions arise, there is no time to spend searching through an exhaustive manual, "The Captain's QuickGuides" provide all the answers - fast. Drawn from the world's largest boating library, each laminated "QuickGuide" presents 14 colour panels of authoritative, concise information on a criti...
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Practical Boat Mechanics

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by Evridge, Ben L.
Work-around solutions and emergencyrepairs that will get your boat home when allelse fails Practical Boat Mechanics belongs onboard everyboat that has a gasoline, diesel, inboard, or out-boardengine. This practical collection of fast fixes enables you to repair failed machinery with basic tools under adverse conditions. Designed and written for non-mechanics, italso presents do-it-yourself maintenance proc...
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Multihull Fundamentals

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by White, Rick
"Multihulls" offer sailors expansive comfort, impressive speed, precise maneuverability, and, in the case of trailerables, easy storage and transportability. No wonder boat buyers and charter clients have begun migrating toward cats and tris in unprecedented numbers. "Multihull Cruising Fundamentals" taps into the essence of multihull sailing and gives readers a clear and concise analysis of these largely u...
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Changing Course-A Woman's Guide to Choosing the Cruising Life

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by Cantrell, Debra Ann
'The essential first step for all couples planning to sail away; this is a must-read' - Paul and Sheryl Shard, authors of "Sail Away"! '"Changing Course" is the first book that honestly evaluates the transition to life afloat' - Beth Leonard, author of "The Voyager's Handbook". Debra Ann Cantrell faced a dilemma when her husband proposed living and cruising on a boat. She would lose a career she loved and, ...
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