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How to Sail Around the World

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by Hal Roth
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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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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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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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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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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The International Marine Book of Sailing

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by Robby Robinson
The International Marine Book of Sailing is a comprehensive, indexed manual containing need-to- know information for the sailor from the first afternoon of sailing to advanced racing and bluewater voyaging, featuring 1,000 colour photographs and illustrations.
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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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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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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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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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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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Mountaineering Handbook

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by Craig 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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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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Intrepid Voyegers

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by Tom Lochhaas
A lone man in a small sailboat races around the world with no competitors and gives birth to an exciting new sport; a teenage New York City bicycle messenger circumnavigates the globe alone in lieu of going to college; a series of minimalist sailors compete to see who can cross the Atlantic in the smallest boat: these are just a few of the dauntless adventurers whose stories you'll find in "Intrepid Voyager...
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Fast Track to Cruising

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by Steve Colgate
From first sail to cruising a mid-sized sailboat, here is a how-to book tailored to would-be sailors with big dreams and little time Like the "Fast Track to Cruising" course, this book starts with the basics of sailing and moves the reader quickly through days ailing to cruising. The first half covers all the steps from learning to sail to live-a-board cruising in outline format, offering synopses of key in...
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Certified Divers

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by C Coleman
Declare your diving independence. Now that you've got your diver's certification, make the most of it! "The Certified Diver's Handbook" supplies all the advice and information you need to make diving an ongoing and rewarding part of your life. This definitive, real-world guide is packed with helpful facts and suggestions on everything from equipment, safety, and rescue procedures to techniques for shore div...
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Captain's Quickguides-Rules of the Road

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by Charlie Wing
This is 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 topic....
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Captain's Quickguides-Knots,Splices & Line-Handling

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by Charlie Wing
This book contains 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 critic...
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Captain's Quickguides-Using GPS

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by R Sweet
This book contains 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 critic...
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Gary Jobson's Championship Sailing

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by Jobson, Gary
In a competitive sailing career spanning more than four decades, Gary Jobson has won just about every significant championship. Along the way he has competed against and with the masters of modern competitive sailing - studying, adopting, and adapting their most successful tactics, habits, and techniques. From these ingredients and his own vast experience he has molded and perfected a system that will prope...
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