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Dinghy Sailing: Start to Finish

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by BARRY PICKTHALL
Dinghy Sailing: Start to Finish is a complete reference for every level of sailor whether you are a beginner and need a straightforward, easy-to-understand guide or are taking your sailing to the next level and looking for the professional tips and tricks that will get you sailing faster, better, safer and having more fun. It includes single-handed dinghies through to planing speed craft. Full colour with ...
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The Ashley Book of Knots

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by Ashley, Clifford W.
Describes every practical knot, what it looks like, where it comes from, and how to tie it. The book includes 4,000 knots, with all the varieties of shipboard knots as well as knots used by butchers, steeplejacks, electric linesmen, knitters, cobblers, surgeons, poachers and cowboys.
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Pocket Guide to Boating Knots (G60)

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by UNKNOWN
Contains all the really useful knots that any boater needs to know. This book is waterproof and compact enough to fit in your pocket. Furthermore, because of its design, stays open, allowing you to use both hands to practise tying your knots.
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RYA ICC Handbook (G81)

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by Rob Gibson
The International Certificate of Competence, or the ICC, is required for the inland waterways of Europe and for the inland and costal waters of the Mediterranean countries.
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Start Powerboating (G48)

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by Mendez, Jon
This is the official course book for Levels 1 and 2 of the RYA National Powerboat Scheme (formally Powerboat Practical Course Notes). It goes through everything you need to know as a novice powerboater, from basics such as the boat and the equipment you need, through to berthing and man overboard techniques. Jon Mendez developed an interest in boats at a young age with friends and family on the River...
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Sail & Rig Tuning

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by Ivar Dedekam
Fantastic computer graphics systematically explain how to tune-your-yacht, keelboat or dinghy. This beautifully illustrated and well-organised book shows the reader step by step, how to trim their sails and rig for maximum performance. Ivar Dedekam's revolutionary approach to sail and rig tuning tackles the practical and realistic elements of tuning your boat as well as the theory of sail aerodynamics. T...
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Day Skipper Practical Course Notes

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by Royal Yachting Association
RYA Day Skipper Practical Course Notes is designed to accompany the RYA Day Skipper Practical Course held at sailing centres around the world. It also provides a wealth of valuable information to all those going to sea.
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Splicing Modern Ropes: A Practical Handbook

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by Polman, Jan-Willem
For any seafarer, splicing rope is an essential skill. But the traditional 3-strand rope is fast disappearing. So how do you splice braided rope? This is the definitive guide to this crucial skill. Most of the techniques are quite easy to master - and also fun to do. See why splices are better - and stronger - than knots or shackles for joining or shortening rope, and follow the step-by-step photographs and...
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An Introduction to Radar

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by Royal Yachting Association
RYA Introduction to Radar follows the syllabus of the RYA One Day Radar Course and is also a very handy reference for all who use marine radar sets.
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RYA Safety Boat Handbook (G16)

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by Royal Yachting Association
The RYA Safety Boat Handbook aims to provide up to date advice to anyone providing Safety Boat back up and was written to accompany the RYA Safety Boat Course. It outlines all the practical techniques, expert advice and tips needed by Safety Boat crew. The format makes it quick and easy to use and the DVD ensures that every aspect of good Safety Boat management is covered.
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The Complete Sailing Manual

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by Sleight, Steve
The ultimate illustrated guide for sailors is now fully revised and updated. With a foreword by Olympic gold medallist Sir Ben Ainslie, and covering the latest developments in sailing and navigation technology, this manual is the undisputed market leader in sailing guides.
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RYA Training Chart 4

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RYA practice chart designed for use with RYA courses
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Sea Kayak Navigation

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by Franco Ferrero
The first edition (0953195619 which went out of print Spring 2007) rapidly became a standard text for sea kayakers. This new edition builds on that success. There are numerous improvements in the explanations and GPS is covered in more detail, reflecting the increased availability and usage of electronic navigational aids. Full use is made of colour photos, diagrams, maps and charts, further enhancing the r...
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Sail Away

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by Nicola Rodriguez
How to make your dream of giving up the 9-to-5 routine and setting sail come true. Author Nicola Rodriguez dared to dream the impossible seeing the world with her family of four. With careful planning (and the gift of yachting equipment), her dream came true, allowing her to travel by yacht for four years while raising her family. In Sail Away, she offers practical guidance for the would-be adventurer inclu...
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Learn the Nautical Rules of the Road - The Essential Guide to the COLREGs Second edition

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by Boissier, Paul B.
Collisions are expensive! Learning, understanding and remembering the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGs) is essential for anyone venturing onto the water. This book is aimed at both yachtsmen and professional mariners. It is updated for the latest COLREGs and amendments. Paul Boissier explains the intention of each rule and how it should be applied when at sea. It is the pe...
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The Boat Cookbook 2nd edition: Real Food for Hungry Sailors

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by Sims, Fiona
For anyone with a tiny galley kitchen and an appetite for fresh, gorgeous food, there's good news: it's all here! These fabulous and easy recipes, all made with minimum fuss and maximum flavour, will allow you to spoil yourself in harbour, keep things simple at sea, and make delicious meals and snacks in advance - not to mention rustle up a mean rum punch. Taking no longer than 20-30 minutes and using a max...
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RYA VHF Handbook

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by Bartlett, Tim
Ask any group of students attending an SRC course why they want to learn to use a marine VHF radio, and the overwhelming majority are likely to reply ’safety’. Probe a little deeper, and most of them will probably say that they want it mainly to be able to call for help.
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RYA Racing for Yachts and Keelboats

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by Rob Gibson
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GMDSS: A User's Handbook

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by Brehaut, Denise
The Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) - the maritime equivalent to the emergency services number - provides a fast and efficient way of calling for assistance at sea, whatever the size of craft or its location.
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World Cruising Destinations

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by Jimmy Cornell
'What Jimmy Cornell doesn't know about cruising isn't worth knowing' - Yachting World One of the most influential cruising yachtsmen writing today, Jimmy Cornell has sailed over 200,000 miles on all the oceans of the world, including three circumnavigations and voyages to the Arctic and Antarctic. His successful guide to sailing around the world, World Cruising Routes, has helped many aspirational voyagers...
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