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Product Description: Elegant by design and spectacular in performance, thirty-six iconic Herreshoff boats are showcased in magnificent photographs and original drawings. The Herreshoff Manufacturing Company―led by its founding spirit, the brilliant designer Captain Nathanael Greene Herreshoff (1848–1938)― constructed the most thrilling, innovative, and graceful boats ever built in the United States, not only lavish yachts and thoroughbred racing classes but also daysailers and dinghies, weekend cruisers and motor launches...read more

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9780393089097 | W W Norton & Co Inc, November 22, 2016, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Elegant by design and spectacular in performance, thirty-six iconic Herreshoff boats are showcased in magnificent photographs and original drawings.

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Product Description: The Pacific Crossing Guide is a complete reference for anyone contemplating sailing the Pacific in their own boat. From ideal timing, suitable boats, routes, methods of communication, health, and provisioning to seasonal weather, departure and arrival ports, facilities, likely costs and dangers, the comprehensiveness of this new edition will both inspire dreamers, and instill confidence in those about to depart...read more

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9781472935342 | Adlard Coles Nautical, November 15, 2016, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: The Pacific Crossing Guide is a complete reference for anyone contemplating sailing the Pacific in their own boat.

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Product Description: Tom Diaper's Log is the memoir of a remarkable man and a rare opportunity to read first-hand about the drama, conflict and fascinating details that made up the life of a for-hire racing skipper during the glory days of racing. Tom Diaper wrote his memoirs on scraps of paper and old cigarette papers and these were pulled together to give a narrative of his life from a toddler on his father's yacht until his retirement as a skipper...read more

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9781472930804 | Adlard Coles Nautical, November 15, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Tom Diaper's Log is the memoir of a remarkable man and a rare opportunity to read first-hand about the drama, conflict and fascinating details that made up the life of a for-hire racing skipper during the glory days of racing.

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Product Description: If you skipper a sailboat, you know the inherent dangers of docking and maneuvering in a tight marina with high winds and current. Just one ding can cost hundreds of dollars and worse than that, major embarrassment.The experts at NauticEd offer a painless solution with this concise series of practice exercises using real maneuvering techniques --with clear explanations on how you can always be in full control or your boat in the marina...read more

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9781944824068 | Seahorse Pub, November 1, 2016, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: If you skipper a sailboat, you know the inherent dangers of docking and maneuvering in a tight marina with high winds and current.

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Product Description: Within these pages you’ll find stories of pirates holding ships to ransom and the gruesome fates of some of the shipmates who dared cross them. The sailors forever lost in the Bermuda triangle, the poor family who were encircled by a school of sharks to the spooky tales of the lighthouse haunted by drunkard lightship keeper John Herman...read more

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9781911042259 | Pavilion, November 1, 2016, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Within these pages you’ll find stories of pirates holding ships to ransom and the gruesome fates of some of the shipmates who dared cross them.

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Product Description: The exciting history of the Rothschild family’s fleet of racing yachts, all named Gitana, is recounted in this new book. Beginning on the shores of Lake Geneva, Switzerland, in 1876, when Baroness Julie-Caroline de Rothschild christened her schooner Gitana, through to today, when Baron Benjamin de Rothschild and his Gitana Team participate in major international races, this is a tale of technological innovation and a family’s passion for excellence, aesthetics, and performance...read more

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9781419722806 | Harry N Abrams Inc, October 18, 2016, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: The exciting history of the Rothschild family’s fleet of racing yachts, all named Gitana, is recounted in this new book.

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Product Description: Whether it is to test the high seas on around-the-world events in the glory of 49er yachts, to cut through choppy coastal waters on a Lazer racing for Olympic Gold or to set team against team in the great cup challenges, Sail is a celebration of the adventure and skill of one of mankind's oldest sports...read more
By Ben Ainslie (foreword by)

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9781781315330 | Aurum Pr Ltd, October 6, 2016, cover price $38.99 | About this edition: Whether it is to test the high seas on around-the-world events in the glory of 49er yachts, to cut through choppy coastal waters on a Lazer racing for Olympic Gold or to set team against team in the great cup challenges, Sail is a celebration of the adventure and skill of one of mankind's oldest sports.

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Product Description: Take the first steps to become certified to charter a boat anywhere in the world.Imagine having the credentials to charter and skipper a boat in the Caribbean—or anywhere in the world.Grant Headifen and the experts at NauticEd have certified thousands of sailors for bareboat skippering in some of the most alluring seas of the world...read more

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9781944824051 | Seahorse Pub, October 4, 2016, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Take the first steps to become certified to charter a boat anywhere in the world.

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Product Description: The book provides a fascinating insight into the history of sailing explored through a hundred objects that have been pivotal in the development of sailing and saling boats. From the earliest water-borne craft, through magnificent Viking warships, to the technology that powers some of the most sophisticated modern yachts, the book also covers key developments such as keeps, and navigational aids, including the astrolabe, sextant, and compass...read more

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9781472918857 | Adlard Coles Nautical, September 27, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The book provides a fascinating insight into the history of sailing explored through a hundred objects that have been pivotal in the development of sailing and saling boats.

Product Description: This wonderful collection of Des Pawson's personal ropecraft recipes combines an extended and now full-color collection of projects from Des's popular Des Pawson's Knot Craft, together with 20 new and brilliant mat designs.Readers can learn how to make 60 different ropework projects, including mats, bellropes, key fobs, fenders, and doorstops...read more

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9781472922786 | Adlard Coles Nautical, September 13, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: This wonderful collection of Des Pawson's personal ropecraft recipes combines an extended and now full-color collection of projects from Des's popular Des Pawson's Knot Craft, together with 20 new and brilliant mat designs.

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Product Description: Heather Lyn Mann was a battle–weary environmental advocate in Madison, Wisconsin, struggling over what to do about climate change when she and her husband decided to explore the Atlantic on a small sloop. This memoir of six years living afloat is a chronological unfolding of disasters and discoveries—life–threatening storms, the boredom of isolation, societies on the brink of extinction, sinking ships, colorful Caribbean characters, near collisions, a pirate scare, and more...read more

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9781941529300 | Parallax Pr, September 13, 2016, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Heather Lyn Mann was a battle–weary environmental advocate in Madison, Wisconsin, struggling over what to do about climate change when she and her husband decided to explore the Atlantic on a small sloop.

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Product Description: Sail Confidently and Calmly in All Conditions.Sail a small keelboat up to twenty-five feet with ease in all nearshore conditions with this unique book—and start a foundation on which you can build a sailing résumé that will give you the credentials to charter and skipper a boat in the Caribbean—or anywhere in the world...read more

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9781944824044 | Seahorse Pub, September 6, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Sail Confidently and Calmly in All Conditions.

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Product Description: Tom shares a collection of his most entertaining, outspoken and instructive writing. Sailing, Yachts and Yarns is a selection of his funniest, wisest and most thought-provoking writing from the pages of Yachting Monthly. Tom's regular column for this premier sailing magazine gives him free reign to explore a wide range of topics...read more

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9781119992837, titled "Sailing, Yachts & Yarns" | John Wiley & Sons Inc, May 31, 2011, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Tom shares a collection of his most entertaining, outspoken and instructive writing.

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Product Description: The award-winning Calendar of Wooden Boats®, with photography by Benjamin Mendlowitz and commentary by marine historian Maynard Bray, is elegantly designed in a 12"x 24" open wall format. For more than 30 years,  this calendar has set the highest standard of quality and tradition for wooden boat enthusiasts, or for those who simply love exquisite photography...read more
By Benjamin Mendlowitz (photographer)

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9780991397228 | Noah Pubns, July 1, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The award-winning Calendar of Wooden Boats®, with photography by Benjamin Mendlowitz and commentary by marine historian Maynard Bray, is elegantly designed in a 12"x 24" open wall format.

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Product Description: The Complete Day Skipper is a totally practical, hands-on manual that covers the RYA Day Skipper syllabus in a way that reflects a skipper's growing experience at sea, beginning with yacht handling under power, moving on to boat husbandry and sailing skills, and from there to the realistic use of modern electronic navigation systems...read more

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9781472924162, titled "The Complete Day Skipper: Skippering With Confidence Right from the Start" | 5th edition (Adlard Coles Nautical, June 28, 2016), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: The Complete Day Skipper is a totally practical, hands-on manual that covers the RYA Day Skipper syllabus in a way that reflects a skipper's growing experience at sea, beginning with yacht handling under power, moving on to boat husbandry and sailing skills, and from there to the realistic use of modern electronic navigation systems.
9781408178546, titled "The Complete Day Skipper: Skippering With Confidence Right from the Start" | 4th edition (Adlard Coles Nautical, October 1, 2012), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: The Complete Day Skipper is a totally practical hands-on manual that covers the RYA Day Skipper syllabus in a way that reflects a skipper's growing experience at sea, beginning with yacht handling under power, moving on to boat husbandry and sailing skills, and from there to the realistic use of modern electronic navigation systems.
9781408111994, titled "The Complete Day Skipper: Skippering With Confidence Right from the Start" | 3 edition (Adlard Coles Nautical, April 26, 2011), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The Complete Day Skipper is a totally practical hands-on manual that covers the RYA Day Skipper syllabus in a way that reflects a skipper's growing experience at sea, beginning with yacht handling under power and moving on to boat husbandry and sailing skills and from there to the realistic use of modern electronic navigation systems.
9780713671773 | 2 slp edition (Adlard Coles Nautical, February 11, 2005), cover price $32.95 | About this edition: 'The Complete Day Skipper' 2nd edition is a totally practical hands-on manual that covers the RYA Day Skipper syllabus in a way that reflects a skipper's growing experience at sea, beginning with yacht handling under power and moving on to boat husbandry and sailing skills and from there to the rea

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By Willow Creek Press (corporate author)

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9781682341858 | Wal edition (Willow Creek Pr, June 15, 2016), cover price $14.99

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Product Description: Whether racing dinghies or yachts, every sailor wants to drive through the fleet and cross the line first. In this groundbreaking book, international racer Fred Imhoff demonstrates how to do just that. By means of on-the-water action shots and detailed commentary about a sailor's tactics, sail trim, helming, crew positioning, and psychological attitude, Fred shares the secrets of competitive-racing success...read more

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9781472922465 | Adlard Coles Nautical, July 19, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Whether racing dinghies or yachts, every sailor wants to drive through the fleet and cross the line first.

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Product Description: Yachtmaster for Sail and Power is a major reference book that has proved invaluable for the many sailors following the RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore course. This highly respected and refreshingly practical study guide covers the whole syllabus in detail, illustrated throughout with color photographs, charts, and examples...read more

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9781472925497, titled "Yachtmaster for Sail & Power: A Manual for the Rya Yachtmaster Certificates of Competence" | 4th edition (Adlard Coles Nautical, May 17, 2016), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Yachtmaster for Sail and Power is a major reference book that has proved invaluable for the many sailors following the RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore course.

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Product Description: This impressive volume shows the process of constructing a boat hull with extensive photographs and drawings and includes ample time-saving procedures. Larry Pardey is accepted as one of the master craftsman of the wooden-boat building world...read more

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9781929214440 | 2 spl anv edition (Pardey Books, June 21, 2016), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: This impressive volume shows the process of constructing a boat hull with extensive photographs and drawings and includes ample time-saving procedures.

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Product Description: Spectacular large format boat race pictures in Caribbean seasThe next Voiles de Saint-Barth race is 11th-16th April 2016It did not take long for Les Voiles de St-Barth to become a must-attend event in the Caribbean yachting season...read more
By Servane Dorleans, Christophe Jouany (photographer) and Mark Whitaker (trans)

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9782702210376 | Bilingual edition (Editions Cercle d Art, April 26, 2016), cover price $69.95 | About this edition: Spectacular large format boat race pictures in Caribbean seasThe next Voiles de Saint-Barth race is 11th-16th April 2016It did not take long for Les Voiles de St-Barth to become a must-attend event in the Caribbean yachting season.

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Product Description: The 1866 transatlantic yacht race was a match that saw three yachts battle their way across the Atlantic in the dead of winter in pursuit of a $90,000 prize. Six men died in the brutal contest, and it changed the perception of yachting from a gentleman's pursuit into something more rugged and adventurous...read more

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9781472916730 | Adlard Coles Nautical, April 26, 2016, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: The 1866 transatlantic yacht race was a match that saw three yachts battle their way across the Atlantic in the dead of winter in pursuit of a $90,000 prize.

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Product Description: The actual experiences during cruise around the world in the Spray with a crew of one, Notice: This Book is published by Historical Books Limited (www.publicdomain.org.uk) as a Public Domain Book, if you have any inquiries, requests or need any help you can just send an email to publications@publicdomain...read more

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9781590302668 | Shambhala Pubns, August 9, 2005, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Full of astounding adventures, Sailing Alone around the World is the true story of the first man ever to circle the globe alone entirely by sea.
9781582873152 | North Books, January 10, 2004, cover price $25.00
9781582878102 | Large print edition (North Books, January 10, 2004), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A fifty-five year old man who has spent his working life in large sailing ships, is the first person to sail single-handedly around the world.
9781414263267 | Indypublish.Com, November 1, 2003, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Full of astounding adventures, Sailing Alone around the World is the true story of the first man ever to circle the globe alone entirely by sea.
9780967482606 | Regatta Pr Ltd, June 1, 2000, cover price $64.95
7 other edition(s) in this binding (see all)

Paperback:

9781523817740 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 5, 2016, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: In the fair land of Nova Scotia, a maritime province, there is a ridge called North Mountain, overlooking the Bay of Fundy on one side and the fertile Annapolis valley on the other.
9781909612600 | Reissue edition (John Beaufoy Pub, March 31, 2016), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Joshsua Slocum spent a lifetime at sea.
9781472921918 | Reprint edition (Adlard Coles Nautical, January 19, 2016), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Joshua Slocum's epic solo voyage around the world in 1895 in the thirty-seven-foot sloop Spray stands as one of the greatest sea adventures of all time.
9781517424169 | Createspace Independent Pub, September 20, 2015, cover price $8.99
9781514882863 | Createspace Independent Pub, July 9, 2015, cover price $10.99 | About this edition: Sailing Alone Around the World (1900) is a sailing memoir by Joshua Slocum about his single-handed global circumnavigation aboard the sloop Spray.
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CD/Spoken Word:

9781400150755 | Mp3 edition (Tantor Media Inc, July 1, 2003), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Joshua Slocum was believed to be the first man to sail single-handed around the world.
9781400100750 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, July 1, 2003), cover price $39.00 | About this edition: Joshua Slocum was believed to be the first man to sail single-handed around the world.

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9780786103683 | Blackstone Audio Inc, January 1, 1993, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: [Audiobook CASSETTE Library Edition in vinyl case.
9780931969263 | Book of the Road Audio, August 1, 1990, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Epic in scope and spellbinding in every detail, Sir Joshua Slocum’s famous account of his three-year-long solo journey around the world—the first ever made—has already inspired a generation of readers.

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