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  • Splicing Modern Ropes
    Splicing Modern Ropes (English, Hardback) Jan-Willem Polman

    The definitive guide to making strong, reliable splices in braided rope, using step-by-step photographs and clear instructions to help readers master this important but tricky skill.

    $24.42 $30.00
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  • Wild Swimming Italy
    Wild Swimming Italy (Paperback) Michele Tameni

    The Wild Swimming series travels to Italy to explore freshwater lakes, mountain and lagoons. Dip in to the emerald-green plunge pools of Sicily and swim at river beaches in Campania. Discover the secret hot springs of Tuscany and amazing waterfalls of the Dolomiti. Explore the hidden shores of Lake Como and Garda.

    $22.84 $24.95
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  • Swim Smooth
    Swim Smooth (English, Paperback) Paul S. Newsome, Adam Young

    Transform your technique and become a better swimmer with this remarkable new approach to freestyle swimming. Written for both fitness and competitive swimmers, Swim Smooth contains the latest breakthroughs in swimming to help you radically improve your speed, enjoyment, and success.

    $24.90 $29.95

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  • Wild Swimming Spain
    Wild Swimming Spain (Paperback) John Weller, Lola Culsan

    Discover over 150 magical places to swim and explore in Spain. With stunning photography this book reveals the best crystal mountain lakes, secluded lake-side beaches, and turquoise pools hidden deep in waterfall-filled gorges. With recommendations for places to camp and eat this is all you need to take you off the beaten track.

    $20.01 $24.95
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  • Wild Swimming Hidden Beaches
    Wild Swimming Hidden Beaches (Paperback) Daniel Start

    The fully revised second edition of Wild Swimming Coast now includes even more for walkers, swimmers and explorers. Full national coverage of Britain's most beautiful beaches. Lagoons, sea caves and amazing places to snorkel. New 1:25,000 Ordnance Survey mapping. Best beach cafes, local food, pubs and campsites.

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  • Training for the Complete Rower
    Training for the Complete Rower (English, Paperback) Paul Thompson, Alex Wolf

    Whether you are looking to improve on-water performance, set an indoor rowing personal best or enhance the quality of your training, this book covers topics such as: training and technique; egrometer training; specific rowing conditioning; strength training; monitoring and assessing land training; mobility and flexibility; and trunk training.

    $21.89 $32.95
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  • Celestial Navigation
    Celestial Navigation (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.

    $16.05 $19.95
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  • Canoeing - Ray Goodwin
    Canoeing - Ray Goodwin (Paperback) Ray Goodwin

    This is a thoroughly modern book on the traditional open canoe. It covers all aspects of the open canoe, from design to wilderness travel.

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  • The Canal Guide
    The Canal Guide (Paperback) Stuart Fisher

    This attractive guidebook shows off just how rich our waterways heritage is. Picking out Britain's 50 most beautiful and interesting canals, Stuart Fisher gives a lively background to the history, wildlife, pubs and nearby attractions of each waterway. Each of the 50 chapters also features a map, colour photographs and a handy info box....

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  • Stress-free Sailing
    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.

    $21.56 $25.00

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  • 2018 Calendar of Wooden Boats
    2018 Calendar of Wooden Boats (English, Calendar) Benjamin Mendlowitz

    The award-winning Calendar of Wooden Boats®, with photography by Benjamin Mendlowitz and commentary by marine historian Maynard Bray, is elegantly designed in a 12"x 24" open wall format. For more than 30 years, this calendar has set the highest standard of quality and tradition for wooden boat enthusiasts, or for those who simply love exquisite photography.

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  • Mindfulness and Surfing
    Mindfulness and Surfing (English, Hardback) Sam Bleakley

    Mindfulness and Surfing casts a fresh perspective on this popular sport, and explores how riding the waves can be the ultimate meditation. Through lunar cycles and river surfing to the Taoism of nature, this book reveals an acute awareness of what the oceans can tell us about our place in the natural world.

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  • Boatowners Mechanical and Electrical Manual 4/E
    Boatowners Mechanical and Electrical Manual 4/E (English, Hardback) Nigel Calder

    A guide to designing, installing, and maintaining electrical and mechanical systems on your boat. It covers virtually anything on a sail or power boat with moving parts: engine, electrical, steering systems, winches, pumps, refrigeration, plumbing, rigging.

    $47.47 $60.00

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  • The Canal Du Midi
    The Canal Du Midi (Paperback)

    An invaluable guide to this popular and beautiful canal, providing cruising and background info on the canal, as well as distance maps for each stage, showing locks, bridges and yacht havens, all illustrated with enticing colour photos.


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  • Wild Swimming: 4
    Wild Swimming: 4 (Paperback) Daniel Start

    The all-new bumper second edition of the best-selling Wild Swimming photo guide is now fully revised and expanded to include 100 amazing new wild swimming locations, brand new coverage in the South-East and the Midlands, new information for kids and families, new ideas for pubs, campsites, boat trips and weekends, new ratings on safety and access.

    $23.03 $24.95
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  • The Shipping Forecast
    The Shipping Forecast (English, Hardback) Nic Compton

    From the places themselves - how they got their names, what's happened there through the ages - to the poems and parodies that it's inspired, this is a beautifully evocative tribute to one of Britain's - and Radio 4's - best-loved broadcasts.

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  • The Boys In The Boat
    The Boys In The Boat (English, Paperback) Daniel James Brown

    An epic true-life journey to the heart of Hitler's Berlin.

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  • The Biomechanics of Rowing
    The Biomechanics of Rowing (English, Paperback) Valery Kleshnev

    In rowing, races are often won in spite of, not because of, technique and many misconceptions still preoccupy both rowers and coaches. This book explains the facts about rowing technique and will help you to find the right way to achieve your best performance.

    $29.53 $45.00
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  • Surf Is Where You Find It
    Surf Is Where You Find It (English, Paperback) Gerry Lopez

    Written by one of the most revered surfers of his generation, Gerry Lopez's Surf Is Where You Find It is a collection of stories about a lifetime of surfing. But more than that, it is a collection of stories about the lessons learned from surfing. It presents 38 stories about those who have been influential in the sport ? surfing anytime, anywhere, and in any way. Lopez, an innovator in...

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  • Wild Swimming Walks
    Wild Swimming Walks (Paperback) Margaret Dickinson

    The famous swimming Ladies of Hampstead ponds bring us their favourite walks with a dip in London and south east England, all accessible by train. Featuring secret lakes, river meadows and sandy beaches, this is the perfect way to escape this summer, and leave the car at home.

    $18.44 $24.95
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