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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ultralight Boatbuilding

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by TOM HILL
Ultralight canoes and small boats are things of beauty, their apparent delicacy concealing great strength. They are lapstrake-constructed from marine plywood planks, each plank overlapping the one below it in a gracefully curved hull. Epoxy glue along the laps gives the hull structural reinforcement, minimizing the need for framing and permitting an amazingly light structure. Round-bilged and elegant, they ...
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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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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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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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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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How to Get a Job You Love 2017-2018 Edition

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by Lees, John
The nation's much loved careers guide book is back! How To Get A Job You Love is a blueprint for anyone looking for work or planning a career change. Whether you're looking for your first job, a graduate or an experienced professional, this book will guides you through the process accompanied by a series of exercises to help you decide what kind of role suits you. New Features in the 2017-18 edition incl...
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A Cruising Guide to Puget Sound and the San Juan Islands

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by Scherer, Migael
This well-received cruising guide, praised for its writing and its content, is now completely updated and redesigned in full colour with a larger trim size and lay-flat bindingPublished in 1995, A Cruising Guide to Puget Sound has earned a reputation for the elegance and lucidity of its writing, the usefulness of its information, and the accuracy of its pilotage instructions. Now thoroughly updated, this gu...
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Sailing Skills and Seamanship

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by U.S.Coast Guard Auxiliary Assoc., Inc.
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 sail...
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The Complete Trailer Sailor

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by Brian Gilbert
This is a soup-to-nuts introduction to small, economical sailing craft. Trailer sailors - the smallest, most economical sailboats with sleeping accommodations - are a popular platform for learning the basics of sailing and are often considered to be the entry level to cruising under sail. Author, Brian Gilbert shows how trailer sailors can be the ideal craft for a lifetime of enjoyment, including serious, l...
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Refrigeration for Pleasure Boats: Installation, Maintenance and Repair.

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by Nigel Calder
You've just spent a day on the water under a sweltering sun. You sit back, enjoying the seclusion of a remote anchorage, lulled by the rattle of ice in your cold drink. A pretty picture, but a rare one aboard cruising boats. A house is never without its utility umbrella, but when you pull your boat's shore-power plug you're on your own. Even good refrigeration systems use a lot of energy. And bad ones? Eras...
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The Russian Way

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by Zita Dabars
Here's an up to the minute, insider's look at how Russians live and work and how they feel about everything from family to religion to entertainment. "Explore The Russian Way" of doing things, and you'll uncover a fascinating world imbued with kindness, generosity, superstition, and surprises. Russian character comes to life as you follow favourite pastimes such as communal baths, the circus, mushroom gathe...
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When In Germany, Do As the Germans Do

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by Hyde Flippo
Enjoy Germany and its culture without feeling like a Dummkopf. Do you want to blend in when visiting Berlin? To feel like you belong in Bavaria? "When in Germany, Do as the Germans Do" makes it simple! If you long to navigate the narrow streets of an Alpine village unnoticed or go to a movie in Munich without turning heads, transform yourself from a typical tourist into a connoisseur of culture. With this c...
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