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A curated selection of our latest and greatest titles just in time for the holidays
Dave-Perry-100
by Perry, Dave
6th ed. The book highlights specific aspects of the racing rules in an enjoyable format designed to help you become much more familiar with The Racing Rules of Sailing. Increase your knowledge of the rules and your racing will improve dramatically as you gain greater confidence making tactical decisions and maneuvering in close quarters. Based on The Racing Rules of Sailing for 2021-2024, the sixth edition also includes an Advanced Rules Quiz section plus advice on how to be successful in the protest room.
168 Pages • softcover • 2020
$28.95
Boatowners Mechanical Electrical 4th Edition
by Calder, Nigel
4th ed. Calder's indispensable and thorough manual gives you detailed instructions for maintaining, repairing, and improving every essential system on your boat. Topics include hybrid propulsion systems, distributed power systems, and fuel cells, and the rest of the contents have been completely updated. One of our all-time bestselling titles.
896 Pages • hardcover • 2015
$71.95  Save 10%  $64.95
FastnetForce10
by Rousmaniere, John
One of the best accounts of the 1979 Fastnet Race, in which 15 men died in the Irish Sea. First published in 1980.
287 Pages • softcover • 2000
$23.95
PoemsOfTheSea
by McClatchy, J.D.
A lovely little poetry anthology that celebrates the sea. Bound-in bookmarking ribbon makes it easy to dip in and out. Includes works by poets from ancient and modern times, from Homer to Frost, Milton, Tennyson, Coleridge, and Masefield, among many others.
251 Pages • hardcover • 2001
$21.95
Blood-Knot
by Llewellyn, Sam
Bill Tyrrell has locked the door on his crusading past. Now he's back in England, living on the antique cutter "Vixen". A Russian sea cadet gets wrapped round the "Vixen's'" propellor and Tyrrell becomes the scapegoat.
326 Pages • softcover • 1991
$18.95
Spindrift
by Hadley, Michael & Anita, eds.
Canada is many things- and one of those things is a maritime nation. Editors Michael and Anita Hadley have compiled a collection of stories that is a celebration of Canlit, of Canada, and of the sea and water. Authors include Farley Mowat, Yann Martel, Rudy Wiebe, Joshua slocum, Emily carr, Alice Munro, Al Purdy, Peter C Newman, Michael Ondaatje and others. This book arose from an event at the Maritime Museum of British Columbia which featured readings of maritime literature.
360 Pages • hardcover • 2017
$36.95  Save 65%  $12.99
SailboatElectricsSimplified
by Casey, Don
Explains concepts behind boat wiring with specific sections on 12-volt troubleshooting, batteries, alternators, wind and solar power, AC equipment, grounding and lightning protection, wiring standards and practices, and more. Part of the "International Marine Sailboat Library" series.
176 Pages • hardcover • 1998
$29.95
Marine-Diesel-Engines
by Calder, Nigel
3rd ed. The world's bestselling marine engine maintenance book. Troubleshooting charts, hundreds of exploded drawings, and detailed photos enhance Nigel Calder's lucid explanations of how to care for marine diesel engines and where to look when something goes wrong. This editon includes updated coverage of fuel injection, electronic controls, and other new technologies.
256 Pages • hardcover • 2006
$38.95
Ashley_book_of_Knots
by Ashley, Clifford W.
The definitive, informal encyclopaedia on knots. Explicit directions on how to tie 3,900 different knots, from simple hitches to the most complicated fancy work. Each step is simply and clearly described and illustrated. 10% off regular price.

610 Pages • hardcover • 1944
$115.00
don_casey_maintenance
by Casey, Don
Gathers together the six core volumes from the International Marine Sailboat Library. Casey, author of five of the original books, provides step-by-step instructions and illustrations that walk readers through such essential tasks as painting, varnishing, and repairing cosmetic and structural damage on fiberglass boats. Also covers evaluating the condition of a sailboat, making and repairing sails, repairing and improving electrical systems, and much more.
896 Pages • hardcover • 2005
$82.95  Save 10%  $75.00
Annapolis Book of Seamanship
by Rousmaniere, John
4th ed. Rousmaniere's classic reference tool for all aspects of sailboat handling is organized to complement the curriculum developed for the sailing program of the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis. This edition is updated to 2013 and covers everything from pleasure cruising to heavy weather sailing, including navigation, seamanship, boat gear, and maintenance.

416 Pages • hardcover • 2014
$76.00