10 Bucks a Book – Jan Selection

February Selection
This month we’ve got a selection of bargains and features to clear the decks for a new year.
Seamanship 2.0
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by Gunkel, Fridtjof
Dip into this collection of tips, tricks, hints, and cheats one day at a time and you'll be a better sailor in a year. Inside its pages, 365 well-travelled sailors share invaluable advice on everything from improved boat handling, navigating, and living aboard to repairing your boat.
208 Pages • softcover • 2021
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by Justins, Douglas & Colin Berry
7th ed. Two experienced sailing doctors crafted this practical, quick-reference source of reliable first-aid information. Coloured tabs provide instant access to solutions for medical emergencies at sea.
30 Pages • spiral • 2018
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by Kentley, Eric
Updated in time for the 150th-anniversary celebrations of the "Cutty Sark's" launch in 1869, Kentley's narrative--illustrated with gorgeous colour photos--describes the ship's construction, famously swift "tea voyages," time spent sailing under the Portuguese flag, and return to the Thames--as well as its glorious restoration after a devastating fire. First published in 2014.
208 Pages • softcover • 2018
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by Beck, Paul
Part of the Inside Out series of books. Alongside beautiful illustrations and photographs, are fascinating explanations of eveything you need to know about pirates from swabbing the deck and walking the plank to pirate plunder and famous pirates. Ages 10 and up.
16 Pages • hardcover • 2020
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by Fleming, Meg
A rhyming book about a tiger and a turtle on a happy day cruise. Follow these salty sailors as they haul up the anchor, raise their sails, and explore the sea. After their long day on the water, they share tales of all the things they've seen! "Shout your orders loud and fast. Hoist the mainsail up the mast!" Ages 2 to 5.
32 Pages • hardcover • 2018
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by Urbina, Ian
An investigative reporter for The New York Times, Urbina has penned a gripping story about the untamed frontier of the high seas. Traffickers and smugglers, pirates and mercenaries, wreck thieves and repo men, vigilante conservationists and elusive poachers, even seabound abortion providers, clandestine oil-dumpers, shackled slaves, and cast-adrift stowaways--they?re all introduced in the pages of this book. Through their particular actions of courage and brutality, survival and tragedy, the author reveals a bigger story of a globe-spanning network of crime and exploitation.
576 Pages • hardcover • 2020
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by Singleton, Frank
3rd ed. A pocket-sized guide with all the tools for predicting and dealing with local and distant weather conditions. Singleton divides the content into digestible bits, covering the full spectrum of events, from light breezes to cyclones. Practical explanations and helpful diagrams and photographs make this is an ideal aide-memoire for skippers and sailors. The 2019 update has a particular focus on the increasing use of GRIB files and computer weather modelling.
144 Pages • softcover • 2019
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by Wells, Duncan
This guide condenses material from Stress-Free Sailing and Stress-Free Motorboating into a smaller quick reference book. Using step-by-step photographic instructions, this on-board practical guide teaches how to approach mooring and berthing situations whether in a yacht or motorboat. The techniques explained are applicable anywhere in the world, on any type and size of boat.
112 Pages • softcover • 2020
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Sextant: A Young Man’s Daring Sea Voyage
by Barrie, David
The author's interest in the sextant was piqued early, when he watched "Mutiny on the Bounty". At 19, he learned to use a sextant on a transatlantic passage aboard a 35-foot sailboat. In this compelling and dramatic tale--part voyage narrative, part science text--Barrie charts both the voyage and the sextant's development and critical role in mapping the globe.
340 Pages • softcover • 2015
by Sims, Fiona
2nd ed. A collection of delicious and easy recipes that can be made aboard with minimum fuss and maximum flavour. Sims includes recipes from top chefs and sailing legends, tips for setting up the galley and hosting the perfect beach barbecue, and much more. A must-have guide for sailors and seaside-lovers alike.
160 Pages • softcover • 2019
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by Knox-Johnston, Robin
A reissue of the gripping account of Robin Knox-Johnston's ultimately victorious participation in the first non-stop, singlehanded race around the world.
272 Pages • softcover • 2020