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Book of Sailing Knots

How To Tie And Correctly Use Over 50 Essential Knots

Over the years, satellites and autopilots have become standard equipment for navigation, and artificial-fiber and wire ropes have nearly replaced natural-fiber ropes. But when it comes to traditional knotting, natural fiber is still the fav...

ISBN: 9781599213484 Pub Date: 03/18/2008 Price: $14.95  
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Classic Sailing Stories

Fifteen Incredible Tales of the Sea

Few people would want to test their mettle in an ice-encrusted boat with Ernest Shackleton, sail the Straits of Magellan with Joshua Slocum, or watch with Owen Chase as an angry whale sends his ship to the bottom, thousands of miles from th...

ISBN: 9781585747641 Pub Date: 07/01/2003 Price: $9.95  
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Essential Sculling

An Introduction To Basic Strokes, Equipment, Boat Handling, Technique, And Power

Essential Sculling is an authoritative, concise, and thoroughly readable handbook that focuses on helping anyone become an accomplished sculler. Here Daniel J. Boyne, offers the finest instruction - for men and women alike - on the art and ...

ISBN: 9781558217096 Pub Date: 05/01/2000 Price: $16.95  
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Greatest Sailing Stories Ever Told

Twenty-Seven Unforgettable Stories

ISBN: 9781592283194 Pub Date: 04/01/2004 Price: $16.95  
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Incredible Tales of the Sea

Twelve Classic Sailing Stories

Twelve stunning stories that have stood the test of time. Why are sea stories so enduringly popular? Why is it, more than perhaps any other genre, tales of the sea are so appealing to so many readers? There is the adventure, of course, and ...

ISBN: 9781592288113 Pub Date: 11/01/2005 Price: $9.95  
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A Father, A Son, An American Quest

Winner of the 2008 Premier Book Award for best biography The son of Irish immigrants who grew up along the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia at the turn of the twentieth century, Jack Kelly became a three-time gold medal Olympian, a pol...

ISBN: 9780762779291 Pub Date: 06/05/2012 Price: $16.95  
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Myth, Fact, and Navigators' Secrets

Incredible Tales of the Sea and Sailors

The sea’s gone dead calm. The sails lie limp and listless. Now’s the time to collect your rum ration, find a dry berth, and get snug with Myth, Fact, and Navigators’ Secrets—an intriguing and witty compilation of true nautical tales...

ISBN: 9781592288793 Pub Date: 05/01/2006 Price: $15.95  
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The Basics: The Book That Has Launched Thousands

Here is all you'll need for the confidence to sail, from acclaimed instructor and decades-long sailor Dave Franzel. Founder and director of the Boston Sailing Center, Franzel has been teaching men, women, and children how to sail for some t...

ISBN: 9781585748075 Pub Date: 04/01/2003 Price: $12.95  
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Sailing Fanatic

Timeless Reflections On Water, Wind, And Wave

“As the miles bubble under the keel, sailors seem to shed skins one after the other until the scales so necessary for living in crowded cities and towns drop away. . .”—George DayAnyone who loves sailing will find hours of reading ple...

ISBN: 9781592289943 Pub Date: 09/01/2006 Price: $12.95  
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Temple to the Wind

Nathanael Herreshoff And The Yacht That Transformed The America’S Cup

 By the turn of the twentieth century, racing for the America’s Cup was no longer simply a gentleman’s game. Fraught with danger and political tension, the contest for the Cup had become a showcase of technological innovati...

ISBN: 9780762784356 Pub Date: 04/02/2013 Price: $16.95  
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