Jan Selection – Bargains

February Selection
This month we’ve got a selection of bargains and features to clear the decks for a new year.
The Weather Handbook
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by Du Port, Andy

This book is marked as CLEARANCE. Supplies are very limited. Price subject to availability, normal pricing will resume once we sell out. Which we may already have.

Includes all anyone using a VHF DSC radio system needs to know, whether as part of the syllabus or to fully understand their new equipment. It covers everything radio procedure and channel allocation to VHF radio theory, along with a full explanation of GMDSS.
160 Pages • softcover • 2021
$38.95  Save 62%  $14.99
by Johnson, Andy
Taking his cue from previous related titles, "The Boat Maintenance Bible" and "The Boat Repair Bible", Johnson has written a complete guide to installing, maintaining, and replacing electrical systems aboard sail- and powerboats. The author is an electronics engineer with extensive experience in commercial and marine settings, as well as a qualified Yachtmaster.
192 Pages • hardcover • 2015
$63.95  Save 88%  $7.99
Maiden Voyage
by Aebi, Tania
Many people followed the two-and-a-half-year solo voyage of Tania Aebi, the youngest person ever and the first American woman to circumnavigate the globe alone, in the columns of sailing magazines. From the wondrous beauties of the Great Barrier Reef to the terrors of the Red Sea, Tania's 27,000-mile voyage in "Varuna" is filled with discovery and danger, hardship and joy. May also appeal to teens with a zest for adventure.
320 Pages • softcover • 2013
by Skinner, Leonard & Mary Cooney
This practical handbook is written from the differing perspectives of two authors, who share anecdotes and hard-earned wisdom about the gamut of crucial considerations for those planning to sell up and head to sea. The discussion covers making a budget and estimating costs, how to choose a boat, ensuring crew are well equipped and trained, "letting go" (practically and psychologically), preparing and provisioning the boat, and the challenges and rewards of life afloat.
352 Pages • softcover • 2019
$34.00  Save 74%  $8.99
by Goodwin, Peter
In 1773, the Royal Navy sent an expedition into the polar regions in search of the Northwest Passage, with nearly disastrous results. A young Horatio Nelson was among the crew--some say this expedition is where his legendary status was born. Drawing on the ship's journals and the commander's log, Nelson's Arctic Voyage paints a vivid picture of the expedition and life on board.
384 Pages • hardcover • 2019
$42.00  Save 69%  $12.99
Against the Flow: The Inspiring Story of a Teacher turned Yachtswoman
by Caffari, Dee
In 2006, Dee Caffari became the first woman to sail solo round the world against the prevailing winds and currents. Her story is an adventure in the true sense of the word. It is about physical hardship in terrible conditions, overcoming solitude, sleep deprivation, the worry of crucial equipment failing, 34 days of gales, 12 metre waves, cyclones and a lightning strike. It is also about a woman who stepped outside her safe zone, gave up a good job and financial security, all because she wanted to sail. She dared to dream, and her courage resulted in a place in the history books alongside a handful of men.
288 Pages • softcover • 2009
$18.00  Save 78%  $3.99
by Pike, Dag
Pike's long overdue analysis and review of modern powerboat design and operation explores how and why powerboats developed, and how design affects control and performance. He assesses a range of hull designs for pros and cons, and weighs in on engine types and their influence on performance. All factors influencing vessel operation are discussed, including optimizing performance in varied sea conditions and matching speed to sea state, coping with tidal races, manoeuvring in tight spaces, and ensuring crew safety.
224 Pages • hardcover • 2019
$64.00  Save 77%  $14.99
by Craven, Caspar
In June 2009, Caspar Craven and his wife Nichola decided to sail around the world with their young children. They planned for five years then took two years to live their dream. This is their memoir of their voyage of unconventional living and learning--complete with its highs and lows, the magical and the frightening. Their tale of enthusiasm and adventure is highlighted with practical tips and informative sidebars.
320 Pages • hardcover • 2018
by de Visser, John & Judy Ross
Take a look inside 45 of the Muskoka area's most enticing boathouses. Some date back to the 1800s and still look authentically vintage; others are recent eye-catching additions at water's edge. Styles range from Victorian lavish to Shaker simplicity to Adirondack modern. Through the text and gorgeous colour images, you will see how architects, and designers have made each working boathouse an exceptional place to live as well as a perfect home for prized canoes, sleek motorboats, vintage mahogany launches, and even a day sailer with a 35-foot mast.
264 Pages • softcover • 2010
$29.95  Save 70%  $8.99


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
$34.00  Save 71%  $10.00