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Author : Henry Beard
ISBN : 0761123873
Genre : Humor
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Printed in an irresistible new gift format, this pocket dictionary brings new meaning to the things said at sea. The cleverly essential volume defines and illustrates the terms of sailing, from "ahoy" to "zephyr". Drawings throughout.

Solar Sailing

Author : Colin R. McInnes
ISBN : 3540210628
Genre : Science
File Size : 50. 92 MB
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Solar sailing offers the possibility of low-cost long-distance missions, impossible for any other type of conventional spacecraft. The book provides a detailed account of solar sailing, at a high technical level but in a way accessible to the scientifically informed layman. Solar sail orbital dynamics and solar radiation pressure form the foundations of the book, but the engineering design of solar sails is also considered, along with potential mission applications. This book introduces the subject and at the same time provides a technical reference source.

The Physics Of Sailing Explained

Author : Bryon D. Anderson
ISBN : 1574091700
Genre : Science
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Bryon D Anderson is a writer and scientist with a special interest in sail.

Royce S Sailing Illustrated

Author : Patrick M. Royce
ISBN : 0911284087
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 50. 76 MB
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"Volume 1 -- on-the-water manual remains unchanged for rapid reference underway. It survived the test of time in endless sailing worlds on one, two, and three hulls"--Back cover note.

American Sailing Ships

Author : Charles Gerard Davis
ISBN : 0486246582
Genre : Transportation
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An anecdotal, highly personal course through America's nautical history features nearly 140 images of ships from the 18th through 20th centuries: quoddy boats, fishing schooners, clippers, packet ships, frigates, and other vessels.

The Handbook Of Sailing

Author : Bob Bond
ISBN : 9780679740636
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 31. 25 MB
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A guide to all aspects of sailing discusses choosing a sailboat, equipment, basic and advanced seamanship, cruising, navigation, meteorology, and safety

Complete Sailing Manual

Author : Jeff Toghill
ISBN : 1843308819
Genre : Sailing
File Size : 85. 12 MB
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Whether your interest in sailing is weekend recreation on small lakes or your ambition is to cruise the world's oceans in search of adventure, no-one should take to the water without being competent to do so. The Complete Sailing Manual offers the novice sailor guidance and information on sailing techniques, seamanship, safety procedures, coastal and celestial navigation, and how to handle an emergency on board. Also covered are the theory of sailing, choosing and equipping the right boat for your needs, essential sailing skills - such as tacking and gybing, berthing and mooring, navigating through a busy seaway, communications and weather forecasting. Making maximum use of full-colour photographs and illustrations, supported by concise, informative text, the Complete Sailing Manual offers dinghy and keel boat sailors a handy reference work that will both guide and advise them as they gain experience on the water.

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