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Good Boatkeeping
Good Boatkeeping
by Zora Aiken
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For weekenders, world cruisers, and liveaboard boaters a wide-ranging compendium of tips and projects to improve boats Good Boatkeeping is the perfect place to turn for innovative ideas and clear instructions on how to make a good boat even better and... (read more)

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Yacht Style: Design and Decor Ideas for Your Boat
Yacht Style: Design and Decor Ideas for Your Boat
by Daniel Spurr
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Here is a book as useful to boatowners as it is beautiful. Yacht Style provides a wealth of innovative solutions to questions of light, space, color, materials, access, and stowage in boats from small cruisers to megayachts, both power and sail. One of... (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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Get Your Captains License 2ND Edition Complete S
Get Your Captains License 2ND Edition Complete S
by Charles Wing
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Know you'll pass before you take the exam. Here's the quickest, easiest, and cheapest way to prepare for the U.S. Coast Guard captain's ratings exams required for anyone who takes paying passengers on a boat, and useful for serious boaters who want to... (read more)

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Pass Your Yachtmaster
Pass Your Yachtmaster
by David Fairhall
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The aim of this book, now revised for the 4th edition, is to help students through their shore-based Yachtmaster course. Both concise and comprehensive, this 'crammer' covers all the essentials of the RYA syllabus, arranged and highlighted to make... (read more)

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Sailor's Word-Book
Sailor's Word-Book
by W. H. Smyth
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Compiled by a British Admiral at the end of the Napoleonic era, this is a book for word lovers. The range of coverage is remarkable; it includes hundreds of naval terms that are still embedded in our everyday language, encompassing the language of the... (read more)

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The Little Book of the Sea
The Little Book of the Sea
by Lorenz Schroter
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What exactly do fish hear? Why is the ocean blue? These questions and many more are answered in this fun and informative gift book book of ocean trivia.... (read more)

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Chapman Trailering: The Complete Guide to Pulling, Parking, Launching & Retrieving Your Boat
Chapman Trailering: The Complete Guide to Pulling, Parking, Launching & Retrieving Your Boat
by Joe Skorupa
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Since the publication of Chapman's Trailerboat Guide more than 10 years ago, a lot has changed, from state laws regulating trailers to available equipment. That's why this thorough revision and expansion of that manual, written by Trailerboating Magazine'... (read more)

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Chartering a Boat
Chartering a Boat
by Chris Caswell
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When packing your duffel bag for a charter cruise, leave your expectations at home, open your mind and enjoy yourself to the fullest???it can be the most enjoyable vacation experience you ever had. Caswell explores the facts and fiction of the world of... (read more)

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Sea Survival Handbook: The Complete Guide to Survival at Sea
Sea Survival Handbook: The Complete Guide to Survival at Sea
by Keith Colwell
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A full-scale reference book for everyone boarding a seafaring vessel. The information is accessible, concise, up-to-date, and potentially life-saving. This is a weapon against ignorance at sea, and a no-brainer buy for all those who are interested in the... (read more)

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Mariner's Book of Days 2011
Mariner's Book of Days 2011
by Peter H. Spectre
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“Stumped on a gift for the boater in your life? Consider The Mariner’s Book of Days... (read more)

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Complete Book of Anchoring & Mooring
Complete Book of Anchoring & Mooring
by Earl R Hinz
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The Complete Book addresses anchoring systems, techniques, and permanent moorings for boats from twelve feet to eighty feet in length. It covers monohulls, multihulls, light displacement sailboats, cruisers, sportfishers, passagemakers, and workboats. In... (read more)

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Chapman Boater's Handbook
Chapman Boater's Handbook
by Elbert S Maloney
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One of the most widely respected names in boating creates an indispensable, transportable guide that belongs on every craft. Whatever the situation, it has an easy-to-find answer. Elbert S. "Mack" Maloney authored the huge, all-inclusive, and must-have... (read more)

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Origins of sea terms
Origins of sea terms
by John G Rogers
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"Origins of Sea Terms" differs from existing glossaries and dictionaries. It emphasizes word roots and earliest meanings, making it an indispensable companion to standard maritime dictionaries. The author steers his way through a potentially dry subject... (read more)

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2012 Nautical Almanac: Commercial Edition
2012 Nautical Almanac: Commercial Edition
by United Kingdom Hydrographic Office
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The cornerstone for all celestial navigation, listing the celestial bodies used for navigation, a sight reduction table, and other information valuable to the offshore navigator. The content of this edition is identical to the United States Naval... (read more)

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Chapman Practical Boat Handling: For Every Situation (Chapman)
Chapman Practical Boat Handling: For Every Situation (Chapman)
by Dave Kelley
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For sailors and boaters, this handy manual-sized title from the experts at Chapman is the definitive source for every technique that all skippers must know for safe boating.  Even an old hand can learn something new from this guide to handling... (read more)

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Day Skipper for Sail and Power
Day Skipper for Sail and Power
by Alison Noice
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Day Skipper for Sail and Power is the major reference book for anyone following the RYA Day Skipper course. Right up to date with new developments and covering all the theory and practical aspects of the RYA Day Skipper Certificate with brand new... (read more)

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Compass: A Story of Exploration and Innovation
Compass: A Story of Exploration and Innovation
by Alan Gurney
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Compass chronicles the misadventures of those who attempted to perfect the magnetic compass—so precious to sixteenth-century seamen that, by law, any man found tampering with it had his hand pinned to the mast with a dagger. From the time man first... (read more)

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Things I Wish I'd Known Before I Started Sailing
Things I Wish I'd Known Before I Started Sailing
by John Vigor
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There are many frustrated sailors out there and with the baby boomers starting to retire many finally have the freedom to indulge their sailing dreams. This book is intended to guide them. Aimed at sailboat owners of all kinds, this reference book... (read more)

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Running Aground and Getting Afloat
Running Aground and Getting Afloat
by Joachim Schult
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This book shows how to avoid the risks of a difficult salvage from running aground by explaining techniques for freeing the boat.... (read more)

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