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This text provides a record of one of the most traumatic events in maritime history - the sinking of the Titanic. Not only does Colonel Archibald Gracie detail his own experiences on that fateful night, he has traced other survivors and catalogued their own version of events.
By John Roberts
Cruising on a small boat is a continuous learning experience. This title brings together the lessons learned, the tested advice, and solutions of more than 200 sailors from around the world. It also includes nearly 1,200 tips on many things, from anchors to bilge pumps, refrigeration to communication, and food...
By C.D. Nouse
Allows you to record anything from bare piloting details to names and anecdotes. This title intends to encourage good piloting, train you to be a careful observer of weather, stimulate you to run through a vital maintenance checklist, and serve as a compendium of interesting information about your boat.
A guide to buying, adjusting, using, and repairing sextants. It includes a list of distributors, manufacturers, and dealers worldwide, a discussion of various trends, and hints, including sighting with eyeglasses and using a Rude starfinder.
By Karen Lipe
Covers almost everything you need to know to sew comfort, utility, and style into your boat. This book features many traditional canvas projects: sail covers, awnings, duffel bags, dodgers, and Biminis, wind chutes, and winter covers. It also includes many fabric projects: custom interior cushions, fitted sheets and daycovers, and...
A guide to fiberglass boat repair and beautification, covering not just cosmetic dings and scratches, but also major repairs of structural damage to hull and decks. It deals with issues including how to: replace deteriorated gelcoat, strengthen a weak and overly flexible hull or deck, and tab in loose hull...