Sports & Recreation - Sailing

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The Caiad

Carroll J. Savage

"The Caiad" is an account of a decade-long around-the-world voyage in a sailboat undertaken in his fifties by a novice sailor who takes his family with him and learns along the way about boats, sailing and the sea, as well a...

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Published: Jun 2015

Maneuver and Dock Your Sailboat Under...

Grant Headifen

If you skipper a sailboat, you know the inherent dangers of docking and maneuvering in a tight marina with high winds and current. Just one ding can cost hundreds of dollars and worse than that, major embarrassment.The experts at Naut...

Paperback
Published: Nov 2016

Astounding Sea Stories: Fifteen Rippi...

Tom McCarthy

"1789 April: Just before sun-rising, Mr. Christian, with the master at arms, gunner's mate, and Thomas Burket, seaman, came into my cabin while I was asleep, and seizing me, tied my hands with a cord behind my back and threatened...

Paperback
Published: Aug 2017

Blown Away: 35th Anniversary Edition

Herb Payson

New 35th anniversary edition"The older I get, the more things there are that tend to make me nervous. I don't see myself as full of cowardice, but as lacking in courage. Given death on one hand and destruction on the other, I hav...

Paperback
Published: Mar 2015

A Woman's Guide to the Sailing Lifest...

Debra Picchi

A chance sailing trip with a friend from work led me to wonder if I could learn to sail. After all, I'm a woman, and the sailing world seems to favor men. I am not athletic; I didn't grow up in a family where we learned about boating;...

Paperback
Published: Sep 2015

Being with Benny: Inside the World of...

Bob Ross

Being with Benny is the story of how Bob Miller, from a shattered childhood in rural Australia and only four years of schooling, became one of the world's leading yacht designers. His creation, Australia II, won the America's Cup in 1...

Paperback
Published: May 2018

The Complete Sailor, Second Edition

Seidman David

This is not just an instructional book---it's an insight into a sailor's approach to the sea, boats, and the ever-changing dynamic of wind on the water "A learn-to-sail book with heart."--WoodenBoat "A real winner...a ...

Paperback
Published: Apr 2011

Your First Sailboat, Second Edition

Daniel Spurr

Everything you need to know to find—and enjoy—the sailboat of your dreamsIncludes an updated list of 84 recommended sailboats in five categories: Daysailers, trailer sailers, cruisers, racers, and multihulls Provides decision tree...

Paperback
Published: May 2014

The Strange Last Voyage of Donald Cro...

Nicholas Tomalin

In early 1968, desperate entrepreneur Donald Crowhurst was trying to sell a nautical navigation device he had developed when he saw that the Sunday Times would be sponsoring the Golden Globe Race, the first ever solo, round-the-world ...

Paperback
Published: Apr 2017

Offshore Race Food: Eating Well in Ch...

Stephanie York

Everyone needs to eat but racing across 1000's of miles of open ocean or up the inside passage towards Alaska can present certain challenges. This is the story of how I figured out what food to make, how to create and reheat the food....

Paperback
Published: Mar 2019
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