Bargains – Holiday Selection

Holiday Selection
A curated selection of our latest and greatest titles just in time for the holidays
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. 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.
176 Pages • hardcover • 2004
$55.00  Save 69%  $16.99
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 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 86%  $8.99
Detailed manual on how to improve all aspects of a yacht or motorboat, includeing many projects that will iprove a boat's safety, comfort, faciities, storage, performance on the water, and value. Projects include installing heating systems, water systems, air conditioning, better ventilation, solar or wind-power chargers, interior lighting, adding a bathing platform and much more.
304 Pages • hardcover • 2015
$52.95  Save 87%  $6.99
by Falvey, Kevin
This one-stop guide to powerboats covers all aspects of powerboating and recreation--from boats and gear to water safety and the various activities you can do with or on a boat. Falvey also includes a section on boat handling, trailering, and seamanship best practices.
224 Pages • softcover • 2016
$40.00  Save 70%  $11.99
by Rigby, Nigel
From Captain Cook on the Endeavour to Darwin on the Beagle, Rigby details the European voyagers who charted and began to exploit and control the islands and peoples of the Pacific, including William Bligh, George Vancouver, and Matthew Flinders. He covers scientific discoveries, engagement with Indigenous peoples, the use of shipboard artists and scientists, the growing professionalism of the hydrographic service, the vessels themselves, and the colonial, commercial, and imperial contexts of the voyages.
256 Pages • softcover • 2018
$40.00  Save 68%  $12.99
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
$39.99  Save 75%  $9.99
Passage Making Made Perfect
by Buchan, Alastair
Planning and carrying out a successful, safe, and enjoyable passage takes knowledge and a lot of preparation. This book covers the whole process, providing instructions, case studies, checklists, flow charts and photographs--for day, offshore, and ocean passages. It also covers sources of information (for weather, tides, and more), creating a passage plan that works for your boat and crew, preparing the vessel, fine-tuning underway, approaching your destination, tasks on arrival, and dealing with emergencies.
192 Pages • softcover • 2013
$32.00  Save 84%  $4.99
by Cooper, Bill & Laurel Cooper
5th ed. This has become the bible for those cruising as a way of life--whether short- or long-term. Both inspirational and practical, it asks all the right questions and provides answers from first-hand experience. This edition has been updated and revised to include far-reaching changes in navigation, electronics and communications, and more.
352 Pages • softcover • 2005
$45.95  Save 89%  $4.99
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
$27.00  Save 63%  $9.99
by Fairhall, David
6th ed. Both concise and comprehensive, yet with a friendly tone and Mike Peyton's clever cartoons, this book covers the essentials of the Royal Yachting Association syllabus.
112 Pages • softcover • 2017
$27.00  Save 70%  $7.99
by Singleton, Frank

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.

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
$19.00  Save 47%  $9.99
Reeds Diesel Engine Troubleshooting Handbook
by Pickthall, Barry
This pocket-sized guide-perfect for on-board impromptu use--can help you solve the most common engine problems . . . and some weird ones, too. Engine problems are discussed with clear step-by-step instructions, illustrated with colour photographs and diagrams that show you exactly what to do.
128 Pages • softcover • 2013
$18.00  Save 72%  $4.99
by Jollands, Simon
A pocket-sized, quick reference guide to the essential navigational lights, shapes, and seamarks seen on ships and coastlines worldwide. Laid out simply for accessibility, it enables crew, navigators, skippers, and even casual day guests to quickly identify lights, marks, and shapes displayed night and day.
128 Pages • softcover • 2019
$19.00  Save 47%  $9.99