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The Boat Maintenance Bible: Refit, Improve and Repair with the Experts

by Bloomsbury Publishing

The Boat Maintenance Bible is

the complete, up to date, user-friendly guide to maintenance for

yachts, motorboats and dinghies. Explanations are illustrated with

step-by-step exploded diagrams and helpful colour...


Yachtmaster for Sail and Power: A Manual for the Rya Yachtmaster? Certificates of Competence

by Alison Noice

This lively, helpful, study guide contains all the elements of the revised Yachtmaster course and is an invaluable reference.


Practical Boat Mechanics: Commonsense Ways to Prevent, Diagnose, and Repair Engines and Mechanical Problems

by Ben L Evridge

Work-around solutions and emergency repairs that will get your boat home when all else fails

Practical Boat Mechanics belongs onboard every boat that has a gasoline, diesel, inboard, or out-board engine. This...


AROUND-THE-WORLD SAILING GUIDE

by Alan Phillips

A detailed 600 page planning itinerary for your voyage around the world. The best routes and the seasons clearly laid out for all to understand. So you want to sail around the world? Which way do you go? What...


The American Practical Navigator

by Nathaniel Bowditch

This is the best selling boating book ever. 1,000,000 copies sold over 200 years. Everything a marine navigator could possibly need to know. Updated by National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency USA Government...


Outboard Engines: Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Repair, Second Edition: Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Repair

by Edwin R. Sherman

The first edition of Outboard Engines set the standard for a clear, easy-to-follow primer on engine basics, troubleshooting, care, and repair. This new edition, significantly expanded, brings the subject up...


Powerboat Handling Illustrated: How to Make Your Boat Do Exactly What You Want It to Do

by Robert Sweet

From docking to surviving storm waves, everything you need to know before you hit the water

Using hundreds of illustrations and photos, Powerboat Handling Illustrated shows you step-by-step how to do tasks such...


Emergency Navigation, 2nd Edition: Improvised and No-Instrument Methods for the Prudent Mariner

by David Burch

Find Your Way at Sea, No Matter What

"Inherently interesting and fun to read . . . provides the clearest understanding of general navigation principles we've seen yet."--BoatU.S.

"Thorough and authoritative."--...


The Insiders' Guide to Becoming a Yacht Stewardess: Confessions from My Years Afloat with the Rich and Famous

by Julie Perry

Part how-to guide, part memoir, this book not only tells you exactly how to get hired as a yacht stewardess, it also reveals what life is really like on the high seas among the rich and famous.


The Boat Data Book

by Richard Nicolson & Ian Nicolson

The Boat Data Book is a treasure trove of invaluable information for boatowners, designers, builders, surveyors, chandlers and anyone maintaining their own boat.

This seventh edition has been updated throughout...


The Sea Wolf

by Jack London

Set adrift after a collision with another vessel, ferry passenger Humphrey van Weyden is picked up by the seal-hunting schooner the Ghost. His relief at being rescued slowly turns into concern once he meets...


The Weather Handbook

by Alan Watts

The Weather Handbook is the essential guide to how the weather is formed, providing readers with the ability to look at the sky and interpret its signs, and combine this knowledge with information provided by...


The Complete Yachtmaster

by Tom Cunliffe

The Complete Yachtmaster has been a bestseller since first publication and has established itself as the standard reference for Yachtmaster students as well as skippers of all levels of experience.

In this fully...


Casting Off

by Emma Bamford

As a journalist for the Independent, Emma Bamford is swept along with the London rat race, lost amongst the egos of Fleet Street. Surrounded by budget cuts and bullies, the thrill of a breaking news story is...


The Dinghy Bible

by Rupert Holmes

The Dinghy Bible is the complete, user-friendly, hands-on manual packed with detailed step-by-step diagrams, lively action photos, and helpful advice on getting the most out of dinghy sailing whatever your skill...


Salty Dog Talk

by Bill Beavis & Richard McCloskey

Most of us never realise how many words and expressions used in

everyday English have a nautical origin. This fascinating and charming

pocket book explains the seafaring beginnings of over 200 such phrases - colourful,...


Practical Boat Owner's Sailing Around the UK and Ireland

by Roger Oliver

This book, based on a highly successful series of articles in Practical Boat Owner magazine, is a detailed practical guide to sailing around the UK - all by means of day sails.

Roger

Oliver, a passionate sailor,...


British River Navigations

by Stuart Fisher

Britain's rivers deserve to be better known. Teeming with wildlife, steeped in history, sporting bridges, docks and stunning architecture, not to mention supporting riverside pubs, waterways museums and a variety...


Why Sailors Can't Swim and Other Marvellous Maritime Curiosities

by Nic Compton

Why will a sailor never go to sea on Friday 13th?

Why are boats always referred to as 'she'?

How do you navigate the ocean without a compass?

Does the Bermuda Triangle really exist?

Why do sailors wear earrings?...


Upgrading Your Boat's Interior

by Mike Westin

The second in a series of highly practical, hands-on, step-by-step photographic manuals, Upgrading Your Boat's Interior fills a gap in the market for the DIY boat builder and repairer. It is a subject covered...