Holiday Selection – Cruising

Holiday Selection
A curated selection of our latest and greatest titles just in time for the holidays
by Scott, Simon & Nancy Scott
20th ed.The most popular guide for anyone sailing, diving or fishing the British or U.S. Virgin Islands. This edition is packed with the latest information on navigation (including key GPS coordinates), customs and immigration regulations, weather, communications, marinas, haul-out facilities, chandleries, dive services, shore-side services, shopping and an indispensable wealth of other valuable information and includes COVID-19 protocols, quarantine anchorages, and testing facilities. Many sketch charts, photos, some advertising, and piloting information blended with local history. Spectacular colour aerial photos. Includes a colour planning chart.
348 Pages • softcover • 2021
by Wilson, Matthew
2022 ed. Over 850 updates. Covers the entire 700-mile Bahamian chain plus the Turks and Caicos. A thorough explanation of local geography, climate, weather, and navigation techniques for sailors, as well as tips for planning a cruise, and practical advice for sailing in the area. Each important area of the Bahamas is reviewed with routes, headings, distances, and full waypoint lists provided. This is a new publication from Waterway.
420 Pages • softcover • annual
by Johnson, Bill
Written for anyone planning short or long ocean voyages, this instructional handbook builds on the skills and information outlined in "Reeds Skipper's Handbook for Sail and Power." It is an excellent complement to the RYA Ocean Yachtmaster course, as well, covering navigation, weather, and route-planning theory, and is packed with how-to advice. It is designed to be a study aid ashore and a quick-reference guide afloat.
176 Pages • softcover • 2021
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by Reeds
Prepared for cruisers who range far and wide, this helpful book provides translations for nautical terms in English, French, German, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, Danish, Portuguese, and Greek. Its clear, colour, annotated diagrams in each nautical subject area makes it easy and convenient to use. You'll also find translations for general and technical words and terms relating to engine and rigging repair, maintenance, navigation, weather, seamanship, requesting help, medical emergencies, safety equipment, numbers, and time.
160 Pages • softcover • 2021
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by Ballam, Oliver & Pat Manley
3rd ed. Manley provides a clear, concise, and logical introduction to boat electrics, describing how to keep the juice flowing from generation to consumption. He explains multimeter use, how to wire and protect a circuit, troubleshooting electrical faults, connecting a computer to your instrument system, and much more. This edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect new equipment available to boaters.
120 Pages • softcover • 2021
by Heikell, Rod & Andrew O'Grady
3rd ed. This handbook for world cruisers compiles invaluable information for planning ocean passages. Its evaluations include considerations of climate, season, oceanography, and the pros and cons of different options. The book is organized by ocean. It provides relevant information about of formalities and regulations for entering the countries along each route, as well as essential information on key harbours and landfalls.
374 Pages • hardcover • 2022
by Cornell, Jimmy
9th ed. This comprehensive guide to 1,000-plus ocean routes covers the briny deep from the the Arctic to the Antarctic. Key changes in this edition focus on the effects of climate change, especially on routes vulnerable to shifting weather conditions. Routes influenced by tropical cyclones have been updated to cover the likelihood of less predictable tropical storm seasons. Geared specifically to the needs of cruising sailors, the eighth edition provides over 6,000 waypoints to assist navigators in planning individual passages. It is the perfect one-stop reference for planning a voyage anywhere in the world.
616 Pages • softcover • 2022
by Jollands, Simon
When haulout and launch approach, this is the book to have handy. A practical, comprehensive reference manual, it provides sensible, accessible advice about annual maintenance, repairs, upgrades, and refits of both sailing yachts and motor boats up to 20 metres in length. Jolland has also collected advice and tips from highly respected boatyard owners, specialists, and surveyors, as well sharing insights from his own quarter-century of boat ownership. Fully illustrated with step-by-step photos and illustrations.
224 Pages • softcover • 2021
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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 Rodriguez, Nicola
2nd ed. Here's a treasury of practical guidance for would-be adventurers that covers choosing a boat and planning a round-the-world route. Rodriguez paints a realistic picture of the pros and cons of living on a boat and provides information on safety, communications, children, insurance, and budgeting. Her guide is a helpful tool for shaping the voyage of a lifetime.
248 Pages • softcover • 2018
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by Pawson, Des
This is an updated and expanded edition of the bestselling "Handbook of Knots". Pawson's approach is visual: great photos of hands tying knots using different colours of rope to make every step very clear. This book covers stopper knots, binding knots, bends, hitches, loops, braids and sennits, and splicing and whipping. Pawson also matches knots with specific needs/activities such as camping, sailing, decorating, and climbing.
400 Pages • softcover • 2012