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  • Celestial Navigation - Revised and Updated by Tom Cunliffe
    Celestial Navigation - Revised and Updated (English, Paperback) Tom Cunliffe

    Celestial navigation i s one of the oldest of the mariner's arts - and one of the most awe-inspiring. Trusted navigation expert, Tom Cunliffe, shows you how to master the art in easy stages. Celestial Navigation includes clear diagrams and worked examples to guide the novice navigator.

    $11.79 $19.95
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  • Logbook for Cruising Under Sail by John Mellor
    Logbook for Cruising Under Sail (English, Hardback) John Mellor

    This sailor's logbook has received a makeover. Redesigned to appeal to the 21st century sailor, it is fun to use, designed to last a full season and the perfect gift for anyone passionate about sailing. The new design allows space for electronic navigation information and for narrative and it doubles as a visitors' book.

    $15.86 $19.99
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  • The Dinghy Cruising Companion by Roger Barnes
    The Dinghy Cruising Companion (English, Paperback) Roger Barnes

    'You will venture into the fringes of the wilderness with the minimum of simple gear, to live with it on its own terms. You will know that one of the sure ways to contentment in this life is a small boat, a fair wind, and a new coast to explore.' ...

    $20.67 $27.95
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  • West of Scotland Sailing Map by Mike McDonald
    West of Scotland Sailing Map (English, Sheet map, folded) Mike McDonald

    This second edition, 2018, shows - 8 new marinas, 11 new pontoons & 13 new sets of visitor moorings - also new roads and ferry routes. This high quality topographical map is specially designed to show the `Big Picture' for the yachtsman planning to cruise in the West of Scotland at a convenient scale of 1:350,000.

    $12.91 $14.58
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  • The Foiling Dinghy Book - Dinghy Foiling from Start to Finish by Alan Hillman
    The Foiling Dinghy Book - Dinghy Foiling from Start to Finish (English, Paperback) Alan Hillman

    The first book on dinghy foiling. It explains how foils work and how to foil in the International Moth, Waszp and F101. It takes you through rigging and launching, then low-ride sailing, tacking and gybing before moving onto flying and, of course, the foiling gybe and tack. With this book there is no excuse not to get up on the foils and fly!

    $18.12 $28.95
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  • Stress-Free Sailing by Duncan Wells
    Stress-Free Sailing (English, Paperback) Duncan Wells

    This indispensable guide takes the stress out of sailing with step by step photographic instructions on how to perform essential sailing techniques, regardless of how much help you have to hand.

    $20.75 $25.00

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  • The Long Way by Bernard Moitessier
    The Long Way (English, Paperback) Bernard Moitessier

    Bernard Moitessier was in the lead and nearing the finish of the Golden Cup-a solo circumnavigation of the world-when he abandoned the race and set his course for a personal journey that would conclude three months later in Tahiti. Moitessier himself recounts the story of his personal quest in lyrical and though-provoking prose.

    $13.75 $16.50
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  • Superdocious! by Rodney Pattisson
    Superdocious! (English, Hardback) Rodney Pattisson, Barry Pickthall

    The previously untold life story from world-champion Olympic medalist and Britain s most successful Olympic sailor for three decades, Rodney Pattison. With a foreword by Sir Ben Ainslie CBE."

    $24.00 $35.00
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  • Heavy Weather Sailing 7th edition by Peter Bruce
    Heavy Weather Sailing 7th edition (English, Hardback) Peter Bruce

    The definitive book for all crews contemplating sea voyages--this new edition includes new information on heavy weather handling and recent heavy weather experiences from around the world.

    $39.97 $50.00
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  • Knot Know-How by Steve Judkins
    Knot Know-How (English, Hardback) Steve Judkins

    Beginning with the 10 knots everyone needs to know, this heavily illustrated, full colour book also covers bends, hitches, loops, bindings, fishing knots, splicing and handling rope.

    $10.37 $14.95
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  • Crewing to Win - How to be the best crew & a great team by Saskia Clark
    Crewing to Win - How to be the best crew & a great team (English, Paperback) Saskia Clark

    The crew of a racing boat is as important as the helmsman - they work as a team to sail as fast as they can. But different members of that team have different roles in the boat.

    $18.88 $24.95
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  • Ocean Crossing Wayfarer by Frank Dye
    Ocean Crossing Wayfarer (English, Paperback) Frank Dye

    Covers Frank Dye's intrepid voyages in his open 16ft Wayfarer dinghy to Iceland and Norway that ranks among the most hazardous sea adventures of our time. Encountering the whole gamut of weather, such is Frank Dye's seamanship that he and his crew survived gales up to Force 9, capsizing and a broken mast, arriving to a Scandinavian welcome.

    $18.13 $23.95
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  • A Voyage For Madmen by Peter Nichols
    A Voyage For Madmen (English, Paperback) Peter Nichols

    In 1968, nine men - six Englishmen, two Frenchmen and an Italian - set out to try, a race born of coincidence of their timing. One didn't even know how to sail. This is a true story of the inaugural 1968 Golden Globe sailing race: the first single-handed non-stop circumnavigation of the world.

    $12.37 $20.25
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  • The Complete Yachtmaster by Tom Cunliffe
    The Complete Yachtmaster (English, Hardback) Tom Cunliffe

    First edition: 1994; Previous edition: 2014.

    $27.17 $40.00
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  • Sailing For Dummies by J. J. Isler
    Sailing For Dummies (English, Paperback) J. J. Isler, Peter Isler

    Interested in learning to sail but feel like you're navigating in murky waters? Sailing for Dummies, Second Edition introduces the basics of sailing, looks at the different types of sailboats and their basic parts, and teaches you everything you need to know before you leave the dock.

    $14.93 $21.99
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  • Yachtmaster for Sail and Power by Alison Noice
    Yachtmaster for Sail and Power (English, Hardback) Alison Noice

    This major reference book will prove invaluable for any sailor following the RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster course. Covering the whole syllabus in detail, with photographs, charts, worked examples and test questions throughout, this is the ideal companion guide.

    $27.82 $40.00
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  • The Catamaran Book - Catamaran Sailing from Start to Finish by Tom Phipps
    The Catamaran Book - Catamaran Sailing from Start to Finish (English, Paperback) Tom Phipps, Brian Phipps

    A well-rounded guide covering the techniques and skills needed to succeed in catamaran sailing, for those starting out through to those striving for championship wins. The book begins with key theory and seamanship skills, helps you to develop your skills, and onto advanced techniques and high performance cats. Photographs and diagrams throughout.

    $18.72 $28.95
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  • Multihull Seamanship - A A-Z of skills for catamarans & trimarans /cruising & racing 2e by Gavin Le Sueur
    Multihull Seamanship - A A-Z of skills for catamarans & trimarans /cruising & racing 2e (English, Paperback) Gavin Le Sueur

    An A-Z of seamanship skills needed to understand and enjoy catamarans and trimarans to their utmost. Racing and cruising yachts are catered for, as are trailer-able multihulls. Derived from the author's own extensive experience, built on through others sharing their knowledge and illustrated with delightful line drawings.

    $16.65 $24.95
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  • Skipper's Medical Emergency Handbook by Campbell Mackenzie
    Skipper's Medical Emergency Handbook (English, Paperback) Campbell Mackenzie, Spike Briggs

    Designed to assist all who go to sea--whether on a day excursion, a holiday cruise or an even longer trip. It will provide practical advice, boost confidence, solve problems and minimize danger for all on board.

    $19.07 $25.00
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  • The Laser Book - Laser Sailing from Start to Finish Sixth edition by Tim Davison
    The Laser Book - Laser Sailing from Start to Finish Sixth edition (English, Paperback) Tim Davison

    Learn how to get the most out of the world's most popular adult dinghy: for those starting out through to those striving to win a Club Championship. Covering: setting up the Laser and early sailing experiences; developing skills on all points of sailing; tuning & racing. Features all 3 rigs (Standard, Radial, 4.7), plus the new Mk2 Standard sail.

    $18.23 $28.95
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