The Complete Sailing Manual, 4th Edition

The Complete Sailing Manual, 4th

An essential reference book for sailing enthusiasts, now in its fourth edition with a foreword by quadruple Olympic gold medalist Ben Ainslie.Learn the basics of sailing, master navigation, and maintain your boat with The Complete Sailing Manual, written by instructor and former British national champion Steve Sleight. This authoritative text has clear, annotated diagrams and photographs that answer questions about any sailing situation with thorough coverage of all aspects of sailing and boat ownership. Look up how to rig a dinghy, tie basic knots, or save someone who fell overboard.Revised and updated to include the latest developments in equipment, safety, and activities, including foiling, long-distance cruising, and high-speed, apparent wind-sailing, and newest technology such as modern performance systems and electronic navigation. All rules, regulations, and best practices are also up to date.From the novice to the experienced sailor, The Complete Sailing Manual is the perfect book for anyone interested in sailing.

  • Brand: DK
  • ASIN: 1465462570

Don Casey's Complete Illustrated Sailboat Maintenance Manual: Including Inspecting the Aging Sailboat, Sailboat Hull and Deck Repair, Sailboat Refinishing, Sailbo

Don Casey's Complete Illustrated Sailboat Maintenance Manual: Including

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 through every procedure. Casey’s technical virtuosity, his user-friendly explanations, and Peter Compton's diesel engine expertise make even the more complicated repairs and improvements easy to understand. This must-have guide saves you time, money, and grief as you learn the fastest, easiest, most effective ways to: Evaluate the condition of your boat or one you’re about to purchase Repair structural damage to your fiberglass sailboat Improve or repair your sailboat’s electrical system Troubleshoot, maintain, and repair your boat’s diesel engine Put a professional-looking finish on your boat’s hull, deck, spars, wood, and trim Make and repair sails, sail covers, dodgers, awnings, sailbags, and bimini tops

  • Brand: Don Casey
  • ASIN: 0071462848

The Complete Sailing Manual, Third Edition

The Complete Sailing Manual, Third

From learning the basics of sailing, to mastering navigation and boat care, The Complete Sailing Manual is the most essential reference for sailing instructors and students. Revised and updated to include all of the latest developments in equipment and safety, and to reflect the current rules, regulations, and best practices, The Complete Sailing Manual is the perfect book for anyone interested in sailing.

  • ASIN: 0756689694
  • UPC: 690472089698

Small-Boat Seamanship Manual

Small-Boat Seamanship

Make the U.S. Coast Guard your first mate The Small-Boat Seamanship Manual contains all the information found in the Coast Guard's official 1,200-page training manual, giving you access to the highest standards of seamanship practiced and perfected by professional mariners. In addition to in-depth coverage of boat handling and navigation, you’ll find instructions for dealing with extreme situations, including search and rescue, towing, firefighting, vessel flood management, righting capsized boats, and maneuvering in heavy surf. You’ll also learn about Steering with a broken hydraulic line Close-quarters maneuvering Using the right lines and knots Capsize prevention, precautions, and survival techniques Change-of-course maneuvers to reduce icing and freezing spray Plugging and patching holes for flood control Predicting weather And much more This is the U.S. Coast Guard's primary training resource for boat handling and seamanship in conditions ranging from benign to extreme. Now this accumulated wisdom is yours with the Small-Boat Seamanship Manual.

  • Brand: Richard N Aarons
  • ASIN: 007146882X

Boatowners Mechanical and Electrical Manual 4/E

Boatowners Mechanical and Electrical Manual

The maintenance bible for boatowners is fully updated and better than ever! If it’s on a boat and it has screws, wires, or moving parts, it’s covered in Boatowner’s Mechanical and Electrical Manual. When you leave the dock with this indispensable resource aboard, you have at your fingertips the best and most comprehensive advice on: Battery technologies, including recent developments in lead-acid and lithium-ion batteries and fuel cells 12- and 24-volt DC systems Electric and hybrid propulsion How to radically improve the energy efficiency of most boats Corrosion, bonding, and lightning protection Generators, inverters, battery chargers , wind and water generators, and solar power Electric motors and electric lights Marine electronics, including networking systems, antennas, and RFI Diesel engines Transmissions, shaft brakes, and propellers Refrigeration and air-conditioning Tanks, plumbing, and through-hulls Pumps and watermakers Steering, autopilots, and wind vanes Stoves and heaters Winches, windlasses, and bow thrusters Spars, rigging, and roller reefing

  • Brand: Nigel Calder
  • ASIN: 0071790330

DK Complete Sailing Manual

DK Complete Sailing

  • Brand: Brand: DK ADULT
  • ASIN: 0789446065
  • UPC: 635517046069

Book of Sailing Knots: How To Tie And Correctly Use Over 50 Essential Knots

Book of Sailing Knots: How To Tie And

In recent years, sailing has undergone some revolutionary changes: Satellites and autopilots are now used for navigation. Artificial-fiber and wire ropes have nearly replaced natural-fiber ropes. But when it comes to decorative knotting, natural fiber is still the favored choice. This book is tops when it comes to learning how to master tying the most common sailing knots. With fully illustrated and step-by-step instructions, the author explains how to correctly tie and use more than fifty knots―including stopper knots, bends, loops, and hitches―and in which situations each one is most useful.

  • Brand: Peter Owen
  • ASIN: 1599213486

New Complete Sailing Manual

New Complete Sailing

From basic concepts to advanced sailing techniques and principles, a new edition of the lavishly illustrated manual offers step-by-step instruction in all aspects of sailing, encompassing such topics as weather and tides, knots, racing rules, safety precautions, and boat-buying tips, as well as more than one thousand full-color images.

  • Brand: Brand: DK ADULT
  • ASIN: 0756609445

The Sea Survival Manual: For Cruising and Professional Yachtsmen

The Sea Survival Manual: For Cruising and Professional

The Sea Survival Manual is the definitive book on the subject for anyone aboard an ocean-going boat of any size. It is aimed at the yachtsman or seafarer who is likely to proceed to sea out of the sight of land, whether for pleasure or professional reasons. The book includes chapters on safety and survival equipment, Global Maritime Distress and Safety Systems (GMDSS), life rafts, grab bags, medical equipment and advice, first aid and emergency treatment, abandoning ship, survival in a life raft and rescues at sea. Fully compliant with the IMO (International Maritime Organization) resolutions and United States Coast Guard (USCG) regulations. It is completely international in its appeal. This is the first comprehensive book to tackle the subject from the small craft point of view.

  • ASIN: 1574092162

Illustrated Sail & Rig Tuning (Illustrated Nautical Manuals)

Illustrated Sail & Rig Tuning (Illustrated Nautical

A beautifully, uniquely illustrated nautical guide to how to trim your sails and rig for maximum performance. With a revolutionary approach, this guide tackles the practical and realistic elements of tuning your boat, plus the theory of sail aerodynamics.See:

  • Brand: imusti
  • ASIN: 1898660670
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