Spring Books and Bargains

Spring Books and Bargains

by Bartlett, Mel
5th ed. Melanie Bartlett has completely updated this handbook for boat owners, explaining the engine and all relevant sub-systems. Her advice extends to tools and winterizing. Hints, tips, and helpful fault-finding tables for troubleshooting are complemented by new colour photos and diagrams.
96 Pages • softcover • 2018
by Cronkhite, Kaci
Having fallen hopelessly in love with a 1930s Danish spidsgatter--a beautifully constructed 25-foot wooden double-ender--Cronkhite embarked on an international search to discover the story of the boat's past and the many lives "Pax" had touched.
224 Pages • softcover • 2018
$23.95  Save 87%  $3.00
by Polman, Jan-Willem
2nd ed. Traditional three-strand rope may be disappearing, but the need to splice, hitch, and understand modern braided rope still exists-hence this pocket-sized guide to all splicing techniques. The author, a sailor and specialist in synthetics, runs workshops on splicing modern synthetic and braided rope.
128 Pages • softcover • 2016
by von Berswordt, Fritze
A strategy consultant and circumnavigator, Fritze von Berswordt helps you balance your need to stay safe with your cruising itinerary. How to assess risk? Take it on or avoid it completely? His advice comes with data on attacks on yachts, risk classifications for global cruising grounds, and security checklists for voyages short and long.
304 Pages • hardcover • 2018
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by Compton, Nic & Peter Scott
This charmingly illustrated collection of 36 iconic boats and their remarkable stories ranges from Slocum's "Spray" and Casanova's gondola to the "Bluenose" and the Pardeys' "Seraffyn", covering a wide sweep of boat lore from the 19th to the 21st century. This is a perfect book for readers interested in sailors who have voyaged on the oceans of the world and the vessels that took them on their adventures.
160 Pages • hardcover • 2017
$40.00  Save 50%  $19.99
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 Slade, Rachel

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.

On October 1, 2015, Hurricane Joaquin barrelled into the Bermuda Triangle and swallowed the El Faro--the worst American shipping disaster in almost half a century. How could the container ship have been so vulnerable? Journalist Rachel Slade interviewed family members and maritime experts to give us the horrifying story--in prose sometimes taken straight from the ship's data recorder.
416 Pages • hardcover • 2018
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by Brehaut, Denise
6th ed. A complete explanation of the operation of and procedures involved in the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System. This edition incorporates all the canges to the regulations that came into force in 2009 as well as the 2016 system updates.
128 Pages • softcover • 2017
$40.00  Save 75%  $9.99
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 Emmett, John
Emmett covers common tactics used in yacht racing, with discussions of the pre-start, the start, the various legs, and manoeuvres. Each chapter highlights which tactics are best for sailors of different skill levels, explaining them with illustrations and diagrams. Emmett, a British, European, and world sailing champion, coached the 2012 Olympic Laser radial gold medalist.
104 Pages • softcover • 2019
by Emmett, Jon
This book identifies and explains specific training exercises for each part of a sailing race. Each illustrated exercise includes explanations of the skills being trained (and why) and includes ways to make the exercise either simpler or more difficult. This book can help focus training sessions, and is an excellent tool for crews without access to a coach. Emmett is a British, European, and world sailing champion, and coached the 2012 Olympic Laser radial gold medallist.
80 Pages • softcover • 2019
by Klann, Magne & Oyvind Bordal
A well-trimmed sailboat is not only faster, it heels less, balances better, and is more comfortable and safe. In addition, wear and load are reduced and expensive gear lasts longer. This excellent guide is well laid out with photographs and illustrations showing how to trim sails and tune rigging to suit all conditions. It will give you a clear understanding of the dynamics of rig and sail and how to get them working together in harmony with the elements.
192 Pages • softcover • 2019
by De Vere, Georgina
A thorough volume packed with advice and thoughtfulness for women considering this life-changing choice. Devere, herself a nautical adventurer, draws on interviews with many women who have "made the leap." Her collection just may encourage others to jump aboard, eyes wide open.
256 Pages • softcover • 2018
by Williams, Sue
With no affinity for the sea and not a single adventure-seeking bone in her body, Sue Williams headed off into the North Atlantic in the wake of a perfect storm of personal events. Two things were clear to her: her sons were adults and needed freedom to figure things out for themselves, and it was now or never for her husband to realize his dream to cross an ocean under sail.

304 Pages • softcover • 2019
by Buchan, Alastair
2nd ed. A practical guide that shows you everything you need to know about handling a boat alone or short-handed, from choosing a suitable craft, to passage planning, manoeuvring, sleep management and watch keeping. Lots of photographs and diagrams.
168 Pages • softcover • 2019
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
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by Casey, Don
2nd ed. An invaluable tool for all who want to buy a second-hand sailboat and bring it up to snuff. Casey covers choosing a boat, making a reno plan, working with fibreglass, renovating rigging, overhauling winches, engines, and other mechanical systems, working with wood, canvas, and plastic, updating interiors, and more. Completely revised and updated, and packed with clear step-by-step illustrations and tutoring.
544 Pages • hardcover • 2009
by Marshall, Roger
An entry-level guide to cosmetic and structural repairs for sail- and powerboat hulls and decks. Covers materials such as polyester, epoxy, fibreglass, carbon fibre, and core materials, and explains how to fix leaks, repair cracks, restore gelcoat, and fabricate new components.
192 Pages • softcover • 2010
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by Richardsons' Publishing
7th ed. Covers Lake Ontario (both north and south shores) from Hamilton to Kingston and down the St. Lawrence River to Cornwall including the Thousand Islands.
126 Pages • softcover • 2018
by Waterway Guides
This guide covers the eastern portion of the Great Lakes from New York to Lake Huron including the New York Canal System; Lake Ontario and the Trent-Severn Waterway; Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair; Lake Huron, Georgian Bay, and the North Channel; and the Triangle Loop (Champlain waterway). The guide features mile-by-mile navigation information, aerial photography with marked routes, marina listings and locator charts, anchorage information and expanded Goin' Ashore articles on ports along the way.

536 Pages • spiral • annual
by Waterway Guides
"Waterway Guide Great Lakes Volume 2" covers the western Great Lakes from Lake Huron (including Georgian Bay and the North Channel) to Lake Superior and Lake Michigan. This edition also includes the inland portions of the Great Loop Cruise from Chicago to the Gulf of Mexico.
394 Pages • spiral • annual