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The Marlinspike Sailor
The Marlinspike Sailor
by Hervey Garrett Smith
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Hervey Garrett Smith was the foremost marine illustrator of the 1950s and 1960s, and his wonderful drawings of traditional ropework quickly propelled The Marlinspike Sailor to cult classic status when it was published in 1956. With the addition of a... (read more)

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Clinker Plywood Boatbuilding Manual
Clinker Plywood Boatbuilding Manual
by Iain Oughtred
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Iain Oughtred is the well-known designer of elegant glued-lapstrake plywood boats, including the Acorn Skiffs, Gray Seal, Caledonia Yawl, Whilly Boat, and more. We have been offering his detailed boatbuilding plans for years, so the book was a natural... (read more)

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Celestial Navigation for Yachtsmen
Celestial Navigation for Yachtsmen
by Mary Blewitt
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There is deep mystery and profound satisfaction in finding your position on earth by reference to the sun, moon, and stars--not to mention profound relief when the GPS receiver stops working in mid-passage. That is why knowledge of celestial navigation... (read more)

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Hydrofoils: Design, Build, Fly
Hydrofoils: Design, Build, Fly
by Vellinga Ray
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This very complete book includes more than 270 illustrations, charts, and tables on the subject of creating hydrofoil boats. Because hydrofoils fly like airplanes, except in a denser fluid, the book's subject could be described as aerodynamics adapted to... (read more)

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Devlin's Boatbuilding: How to Build Any Boat the Stitch-And-Glue Way
Devlin's Boatbuilding: How to Build Any Boat the Stitch-And-Glue Way
by Samual Devlin
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Why is stitch-and-glue boatbuilding so popular? Any number of construction methods will produce a beautiful boat. But for the backyard builder with limited experience and a tight budget, the choice is not so complicated. Traditional plank-on-frame and... (read more)

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Wooden Boats: In Pursuit of the Perfect Craft at an American Boatyard
Wooden Boats: In Pursuit of the Perfect Craft at an American Boatyard
by Michael Ruhlman
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There are fewer than 10,000 wooden boats in America, but the circulation of WoodenBoat magazine exceeds 180,000. What is it about these boats that has captured the popular imagination? With his "lively blend of reportage [and] reflection" (Los... (read more)

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Voyaging Under Power, 4th Edition
Voyaging Under Power, 4th Edition
by Robert P. Beebe
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The most influential book on long-distance powerboat voyaging, now updated to cover the new technologies and conveniences that have transformed the boats and the power cruising lifestyle Originally published in 1975, author Robert Beebe's Voyaging Under... (read more)

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Boat Interior Construction: a Bestselling Guide To Diy Interior Boatbuilding
Boat Interior Construction: a Bestselling Guide To Diy Interior Boatbuilding
by Michael Naujok
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"A Bestselling Guide to DIY Interior Boatbuilding". Colour illus. Second edition.... (read more)

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Mercury Outboards, 6 Cylinder, 1965-1989 (Seloc Marine Tune-Up and Repair Manuals)
Mercury Outboards, 6 Cylinder, 1965-1989 (Seloc Marine Tune-Up and Repair Manuals)
by Chilton Book Company
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SELOC Marine maintenance and repair manuals offer the most comprehensive, authoritative information available for outboard, inboard, stern-drive and diesel engines, as well as personal watercraft. SELOC has been the leading source of how-to information... (read more)

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Nigel Calder's Cruising Handbook: A Compendium for Coastal and Offshore Sailors
Nigel Calder's Cruising Handbook: A Compendium for Coastal and Offshore Sailors
by Nigel Calder
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"The indispensable crew. No boat should sail without Calder aboard."--Paul Gelder, Yachting Monthly This handbook shows you not only how to select and equip a boat for coastal and offshore cruising, but also how to sail and navigate it. Covering all... (read more)

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Men of Kent: Ten Boys, a Fast Boat, and the Coach Who Made Them Champions
Men of Kent: Ten Boys, a Fast Boat, and the Coach Who Made Them Champions
by Rick Rinehart
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A modern-day Chariots of Fire and the true story of one of the greatest schoolboy crews everMen of Kent traces the fate of ten ordinary boys and their coach from Kent, Connecticut, who found themselves in extraordinary circumstances during the spring... (read more)

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A Practical Course in Wooden Boat and Ship Building
A Practical Course in Wooden Boat and Ship Building
by Richard M. Van Gaasbeek
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Originally published on the eve of WWI, A Practical Course in Wooden Boat and Ship Building was developed to train carpenters and other woodworkers in the practical aspects of building a wooden ship.... (read more)

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Boatowner's Illustrated Electrical Handbook
Boatowner's Illustrated Electrical Handbook
by Charles Wing
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For all power- and sailboaters, here is a clear, abundantly illustrated manual for understanding a boat's electrical systems and for completing do-it-yourself onboard electrical projects--from fixing loose connections to rewiring a boat. This roll-up... (read more)

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Temple to the Wind: Nathanael Herreshoff and the Yacht That Transformed the America's Cup
Temple to the Wind: Nathanael Herreshoff and the Yacht That Transformed the America's Cup
by Christopher L. Pastore
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In 1903, racing for the Americas Cup was no longer a gentlemans game - it had become a race entangled with political tension and awesome, dangerous stakes. In this pivotal year, the two great rivals Britain and America raced head to head, with Britain... (read more)

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Building Classic Small Craft
Building Classic Small Craft
by John Gardner
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"John Gardner's work has engaged and inspired more individuals connected with traditional small craft than will ever be counted."--WoodenBoat magazine "Deserves an honored place on the library shelf."--National Fisherman "Poses clear and impassioned... (read more)

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The Strange Last Voyage of Donald Crowhurst (Sailor's Classics)
The Strange Last Voyage of Donald Crowhurst (Sailor's Classics)
by Nicholas Tomalin
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"A masterpiece."--The New Yorker In the autumn of 1968, Donald Crowhurst set out from England in an improbable-looking plywood trimaran to compete in the first singlehanded nonstop round-the-world sailboat race. Although his previous sailing experience... (read more)

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Boat Log & Record: The Perfect Small Craft Record Keeper for Cruises, Expenses and Maintenance
Boat Log & Record: The Perfect Small Craft Record Keeper for Cruises, Expenses and Maintenance
by Marlin Bree
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Designed for owner-skippered, small and midsize craft, this expanded and updated log book and organizer helps amateur boaters maintain detailed, permanent records of essential information about their vessels. As useful on a day trip as it is on a weekend... (read more)

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Mariner Outboards, 3, 4, & 6 Cylinders, 1977-1989 (Seloc Marine Tune-Up and Repair Manuals)
Mariner Outboards, 3, 4, & 6 Cylinders, 1977-1989 (Seloc Marine Tune-Up and Repair Manuals)
by Chilton Book Company
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SELOC Marine maintenance and repair manuals offer the most comprehensive, authoritative information available for outboard, inboard, stern-drive and diesel engines, as well as personal watercraft. SELOC has been the leading source of how-to information... (read more)

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Volvo/Penta Stern Drives: 1968-91
Volvo/Penta Stern Drives: 1968-91
by Chilton Book Company
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SELOC Marine maintenance and repair manuals offer the most comprehensive, authoritative information available for outboard, inboard, stern-drive and diesel engines, as well as personal watercraft. SELOC has been the leading source of how-to information... (read more)

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The Big Book of Boat Canvas: A Complete Guide to Fabric Work on Boats
The Big Book of Boat Canvas: A Complete Guide to Fabric Work on Boats
by Karen S. Lipe
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The Big Book of Boat Canvas is a thorough revision and updating of Karen Lipe's two popular earlier books, Boat Canvas Cover to Cover and More Boat Canvas, combined with a whole new section on below-decks sewing projects. In this latest volume Lipe... (read more)

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