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The Practical Encyclopedia Of Sailing

Author : Jeremy Evans
ISBN : 0754824446
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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This text covers dinghy sailing for beginners; examines high performance dinghies and catamarans with an emphasis on launching, rigging, tacking and gybing, and capsize and rescue; and examines yacht cruising and racing.

The Practical Encyclopedia Of Boating

Author : John Vigor
ISBN : 0071378855
Genre : Reference
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Presents a practical A to Z guide to boating, with tips on maintenance, navigation, and seamanship.

Motorboating

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Things I Wish I D Known Before I Started Sailing Expanded And Updated

Author : John Vigor
ISBN : 9781493055388
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Aimed at sailboat owners of all kinds, this reference book contains 200 entries packed with solid practical advice and valuable tips. Each entry is categorized alphabetically and prefaced by an arresting statement, such as "People always lie about how fast their boats are." The reference format offers readers the opportunity to open the book at any page and browse endlessly. Cartoons by SAIL Magazine cartoonist Tom Payne enliven the text. A comprehensive appendix covers some 50 technical topics. Includes a Foreword by Don Casey. "...it is always interesting and very readable." — Sailing "Filled with practical advice, this book is a winner." — The Ensign "Vigor, who's written for several boating magazines, has brought his experience and sense of humor to bear on the less than ideal experiences of sailing—and he's even alphabetized them...It's fun to page through and you just might learn a thing or two."— Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal "This book is easy to read. It imparts some very valuable information in a fun package." — Good Old Boat "This is a great reference book for those just entering the world of sailing, and entertaining." — Latitudes & Attitudes "Vigor, who's written for several boating magazines, has brought his experience and sense of humor to bear on the less than ideal experiences of sailing—and he's even alphabetized them...It's fun to page through and you just might learn a thing or two." — Soundings

Cruising World

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The American And English Encyclopedia Of Law

Author : John Houston Merrill
ISBN : HARVARD:32044093015741
Genre : Law
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The Complete Sailor

Author : David Seidman
ISBN : 0070571317
Genre : Education
File Size : 31. 10 MB
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Previously published as On the Wind, this new edition takes the reader from the first sail to a mastery of small-boat handling, including navigation, design, seamanship, anchoring, ropework, rigging, weather, rules of the road, trailering and working the winds. 600 illustrations.

The Encyclopedia Britannica

Author : Thomas Spencer Baynes
ISBN : MSU:31293106981677
Genre : Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Encyclopedia Of Practical Photography

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ISBN : 0817430636
Genre : Photography
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The Practical Mariner S Book Of Knowledge 2nd Edition 460 Sea Tested Rules Of Thumb For Almost Every Boating Situation

Author : John Vigor
ISBN : 9780071808286
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The only rules-of-thumb compendium for boaters, updated with 45 new entries to delight, entertain, and most importantly, inform. These are tried and tested rules of thumb--the distilled essence of centuries of seafaring experience--providing succinct answers to the questions most-asked by boaters. "The perfect, practical gift to give or receive." -- The Ensign "...reads like a lively conversation with a friendly, seasoned pro." -- Lakeland Boating "All in all it is refreshing, and it is often a giggle. But most importantly, it is always helpful--very helpful." -- SA Boating About the Book A concise, alphabetically organized reference for sailors and boaters. New edition includes over 460 concise entries on diverse topics such as: hull thickness, estimating distance, anchoring rights, making a rum punch, stability as assessed by roll times, and hallucinations, occurrence of. This updated to provide a new generation of boaters with an instant reference like none other. This is either the most useful boating book ever designed to entertain, or the most entertaining book ever designed to be useful. Features Unusual, engaging, and practical collection of information not found anywhere else Format is concise and trim, and packs well aboard, as a print book or ebook Alphabetic organization makes navigation easy, as does the exhaustive index Wit and wisdom of some of the entries ("Fear, Widespread Occurrence of" and "Useless Articles on a Boat, the Three or Four Most") combines nicely with practical emphasis on others ("Fiberglass, Drawbacks of,") Comprehensive appendix of useful forms, tables, and measurements (tank capacity, rope strength, power of attorney for a cruising couple) Includes Vigor's now, well-known and often referenced "Black-Box Theory" About the Author A journalist who has worked for major daily newspapers in Great Britain, South Africa, and the United States, John Vigor is a former managing editor of California-based Sea magazine. A certified sailing instructor and a former national dinghy-racing champion in South Africa, he has raced, cruised and written about boats for decades. He has sailed more than 10,000 ocean miles on small boats and in 1987 voyaged from South Africa to Florida with his wife and teenage son in a 31-foot sailboat. He is the author of 12 boating books, including Small Boat to Freedom (Sheridan House) and Things I Wish I'd Known Before I Started Sailing (Sheridan House), national winner of the prestigious John Southam Award , The Seaworthy Offshore Sailboat (McGraw-Hill), and The Practical Encyclopedia of Boating (McGraw-Hill). He lives in Bellingham, Washington. He writes a blog which can be found at http://www.johnvigor.com/.

Cruising World

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Practical Encyclopedia Of Crafts

Author : Maria Messuri DiValentin
ISBN : 0806951508
Genre : Glass craft
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Contains crafts involving: clay; fabric; metal; glass; natural materials; paper; plastic; leather; print; scrap material; and wood.

Yacht Racing

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ISBN : UOM:39015036958216
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Americanized Encyclopedia Britannica Revised And Amended

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ISBN : UCAL:B2941721
Genre : Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Cruising World

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Chamber S Encyclopedia A Dictionary Of Universal Knowledge Vol V

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The Practical Encyclopedia Of Goog Decorating And Home Improvement

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The World Wide Encyclopedia And Gazetteer

Author : William Harrison De Puy
ISBN : UIUC:30112087526569
Genre : Encyclopedias and dictionaries
File Size : 38. 4 MB
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Collier S Encyclopedia With Bibliography And Index

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ISBN : UOM:39015039393296
Genre : Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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The Practical Encyclopedia Of Pregnancy Babycare

Author : Alison Mackonochie
ISBN : 1842150774
Genre : Health & Fitness
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From conception through pregnancy and birth to detailed care of the baby.

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