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The Complete Book of Anchoring and Moor-
Revised 2nd Edition Earl R. Hinz. Anchoring
systems, techniques, and permanent moorings for
boats from twelve to eighty feet in length. A number
of revolutionary anchor concepts have appeared on
the boating scene. This is the state-of-the-art source
book for the boating world.
Size:6"x9"•106 illustrations,88bwphotos,tables,and
charts, index•352pp.
David Owen Bell. The basics of rud-
ders, propellers, lines, and fenders used on small to
medium-sized boats are completely explored. For
each type of propulsion, techniques are described for
maneuvering, and handling the boat in close quarters.
The author also clarifies the effects of wind and current.
Size:4.5"x7"•50 illustrations, index•112pp.
Essential Seamanship
Richard Henderson. The
most important and practical elements of seamanship
and nautical knowledge needed by today’s small boat
skipper. To serve the novice, most boating terms are
defined when they are introduced. Numerous drawings
and photographs illustrate the clear text.
Size: 4.25"x7" • 132 bw illustrations • 318pp. ISBN: 978-
Preliminary Design of Boats and Ships
Hamlin. Written by an experienced naval architect, it
prepares intelligent amateurs to create conceptual vessel
designs ready for a naval architect’s finishing touches.
This volume covers a variety of watercraft, so it can be
equally useful if you’re envisioning a cruising yacht or
a sixty-foot fishing boat.
Size:7"x10"•116 illustrations, index•316pp.
The Boater’s Weather Guide
2nd Edition Margaret
Williams. This book acquaints boaters with the forces
that shape weather. A logical explanation of climate and
weather, concentrating on those aspects that affect the
mariner the most-wind speed and direction, low visibility,
thunderstorms, gales, and hurricanes.
Size:4.5"x7"•40bw illustrations•160pp.
Making Money with Boats
2nd Edition
Fred Ed-
wards. More than ever, charter operators must adhere
to good business practices to transform water-related
fun into profitability. This book is a must-have for
anyone seeking to make money with a boat, including
parasail operators, dive boat skippers, excursion boat
owners, and many others.
Size:6"x9"• index•224pp.
333 Tips for Sailors
Fridtjof Gunkel, editor. This
guide brings together yachtsmen's best ideas from the
last decade, including simple and cost-effective ways
to improve equipment performance that make life on
board more convenient and comfortable, and sailing
easier and safer. Included are tips on mooring and
anchoring, handling, stowing, securing, storing during
the winter, and cleaning—and of course, maximizing
comfort in the cockpit and on deck.
Boat Maneuvers
. Klas Klauberg and
Bernhard Spörer. Boating is one of life’s
truly memorable pleasures. However, to
operate a recreational watercraft, a license
is mandatory. This compact, colorful book
is your complete guide to passing the tests
required—with flying sails! With drawings
and diagrams of exam-relevant questions,
and loaded with tips and tricks, Boat Ma-
neuvers is indispensable exam preparation.
Size:8"x9.5"•137 illustrations•44pp.
Nautical Etiquette and Customs
2nd Edition
Lindsay Lord. With gentle humor, Lindsay Lord explores
both the past and present state of yachting culture.
There are also apt descriptions of the protocol for the
yacht club ashore, including such topics as launching
parties, club commissioning, and even tipping.
Size:5.5"x8.5"•16 illustrations•128pp.
Sail and Motor Boats: Easy Solutions to Onboard
Hans Mühlbauer. The author, an experienced
long-distance sailor and charter organizer, offers his many
years of experience in this book. Mühlbauer discusses
improving safety, functionality and comfort, and also
offers many practical tips for everyday life on board.
Handbook of Knots
Raoul Graumont & Elmer
Wenstron. Master an artistic and absorbing hobby.
Provides detailed illustrations to make practical and
decorative knot-tying easy for the beginner. Hitches,
sheepshanks, and bowlines are demonstrated with
good explanation of blocks and tackle. Most pieces
described are made of rawhide, but leather thongs and
plastic string can be used, too. 400+ knots illustrated
and indexed.
Size: 4 1/2" x 7" • 565 illustrations • Index • 208pp.
ISBN: 978-0-87033-030-8 • soft cover • $6.95
Encyclopedia of Knots and Fancy Rope Work
4th Edition.
Raoul Graumont & John Hensel. A
comprehensive history of knots and ropemaking with
how-to instructions for tying and making useful and
decorative articles with rope. More than 3,600 knots
described and illustrated in 348 full-page plates.
Size: 7 1/4" x 9 5/8" • 4,501 illus., 7 b/w photos
Glossary/Index • 704pp.
ISBN: 978-0-87033-021-6 • hard cover • $39.99
Celestial Navigation by H.O.249
John E. Milligan.
H.O. 249 tables, the most widely used among amateur
navigators at sea because of their simplicity. If you
can read, add and subtract, understand angles, and
use a protractor, you can learn to navigate in your
armchair or at sea.
Size:7"x10"•65 illustrations/tables•112pp.
Celestial Navigation 2nd Edition
W. Wright. This is a quick, easy, and thorough
explanation of the practice of celestial navigation
at sea, using simple and inexpensive equipment.
Including excerpts from the Nautical Almanac
and Publication. No.249 included. Blank work
forms are included.
Celestial for the Cruising Navigator
B. Turner. A comprehensive treatment of celestial
navigation based upon the essential foundations of
nautical astronomy and spherical trigonometry. All
computation is done with the most inexpensive hand
calculator. It is sufficiently comprehensive to fulfill the
needs of the professional mariner.
Size: 7"x10" • 2 bw photos, 98 illustrations, Glossary/
Learn to Navigate by the Tutorial System
Developed at Harvard
Charles A. Whitney
and Frances R. Wright. This book is written for
the mariner who wants to learn the concepts of
piloting and navigation. They have also provided
an understanding of the principles so the sailor
can invent new methods when required.
Size:8.5"x11"•14bwphotos,250 illustrations,10
mapsandnumerous tables, index•328pp.
Navigator’s Notebook: A Workbook for
Marine Navigation
Anthony Palmiotti. This
guide, intended for professional mariners and
for those studying for the U.S. Coast Guard
license examinations contains vital information
of all types, including a crash course in celestial
and terrestrial navigation, magnetic deviation
tables for calculating compass error, formulas
for determining leeway, and tips for navigating
close to home and across the oceans.
Size:8.5"x11"•30 images•96pp.
How to Navigate Today
6th Edition Leonard Gray.
Based on an earlier edition by M.R. Hart. For beginning
navigators to learn the subject on their own; it explains
what is being done and why, without getting beyond
basic mathematics. The method taught is H.O. 249
because it is simple, inexpensive, and accurate enough
for use even by experts.
Size:4.5"x7"•29 illustrations, index•128pp.
A Star to Steer Her By: A Self-Teaching
Guide to Offshore Navigation
Edward J.
Bergin. This book takes you step-by-step through
celestial navigation. A beginner’s text, giving
straightforward explanations of everything you
need to know to find your way across the bay
or around the globe. The book features specially
designed celestial navigation workforms.
Size: 8.5"x11" • 13 bw photos, 55 illustrations, 87
Real Time Method of Radar Plotting
penter &Waldo. This manual/workbook provides
the means for an operator to develop an at-a-
glance capacity on a stabilized relative motion
radar. Once the system of Situation Recognition
has been achieved and mastered, a multitude of
targets can be handled safely and surely, and
collision avoidance becomes quite simple. The
real method of plotting equips the deck officer
to pass the Coast Guard’s radar observer test.
Size:8.5"x11"•40bw illustrations•48pp.
Study Guide for Marine Fire Prevention, Fire-
fighting, & Fire Safety
Capt. Sean P. Tortora, USMS.
This study guide offers up-to-date information for a
better understanding of the principles and method-
ologies involved in marine firefighting while utilizing
current-day examples, equipment, and techniques. In
twelve easy-to-follow lessons, students will gain the
knowledge to not only successfully fight shipboard
fires, but also prevent such fires in order to keep his/
her ship and all that ply the seas onboard safe.
Size:7"x10"•116color/bw images•176pp.
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