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List of Sailing books for sale - Various titles covering all aspects of sailing

1
The Laser Book

The Laser Book - This book tells you everything you always wanted to know about sailing your Laser..but were too busy righting the boat to ask! Packed with practical advice on rigging, launching and sailing in all conditions, it is the perfect introduction to this phenomenally successful singlehander. With its help a complete beginner can become a competent club racer within weeks of getting afloat.
Author Tim Davison - New - only £5.000
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2 Topper Sailing

Topper Sailing - This book is packed with information on all aspects of sailing and racing the Topper, from a simple explanation of sailing theory, how to rig, launch and sail your boat, to basic racing tactics and an analysis of boat speed techniques. Topper Sailing is illustrated with dozens of action photographs, all taken especially for the book.
Author John Caig - New - only £5.00
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3 Sailing A Beginner's Manual

Sailing A Beginner's Manual - This book is the perfect introduction to the sport. Using the famous RYA teaching method, it explains how the wind drives the sails, how to use the sails to drive the boat, and how to rescue the situation when things get out of hand. There are also sections on clothing and safety, launching and landing, mooring and anchoring. The book is lavishly illustrated throughout with step-by-step photographs and diagrams.
Author John Driscoll RYA National Sailing Coach -New - only £5.00
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4 Racing A Beginner's Manual

Racing A Beginner's Manual. So you've been sailing for a while and you fancy your chances in a race. But how do you start? What do you need to know to get through those first few races without getting confused, shouted at, discouraged or disqualified? And having got the measure of the opposition, how can you beat them? This book provides a blueprint for surviving the early stages of your racing career without being put off by the system or the competition. It examines ways of going faster, taking a hard look at helming and crewing skills, teamwork and boat preparation.
Author John Caig & Tim Davison - New - only £5.00
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6 Rules of the Road

Rules of the Road The collision regulations simplified. In today's crowded waters a good working knowledge of the collision regulations is vital to everybody who takes a boat to sea. The rules themselves can be difficult to learn and understand, but here they are presented in a new, easily-absorbed form which will enable you to steer clear of trouble throughout your sailing career.
Author John Mellor - New - only £5.00
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7 The Rules in Practise

The Rules in Practise looks at the key situations that repeatedly occur on championships courses, from the viewpoint of each helmsman in turn, and summarises what you may, must, or cannot do. Armed with this information you will have the confidence to exploit your rights to the full, both on the racecourse and in the protest room.
Author Bryan Willis - New - only 5.00
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8 The Winning Mind - Strategies for successful sailing

The Winning Mind - Strategies for successful sailing. Ninety per cent of winning takes place from the neck up, yet most books concentrate on gear and technique. This book looks at the real opposition, located somewhere inside the sailor's head. This book shows how mental attitude affects your enjoyment and your racing success. It gives practical exercises to help both helmsman and crew relax, become more efficient, concentrate better and sail faster. If your sailing is boring, if your crew is demotivated or if you feel psyched out, this book is the tonic you need.
Author John Whitmore - New - only £5.00
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9 Tuning Your Dinghy

Tuning Your Dinghy - throws a bright light on the black art of boat tuning. Here is a logical, systematic approach to the problem of setting up your boat and fine-tuning it for maximum speed on al points of sailing. A troubleshooting section at the back of the book shows how to pinpoint and cure specific weaknesses in your boat's performance.
Author Lawrie Smith - New - only £5.00
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10 Dinghy Helming

Dinghy Helming - spotlights the helming techniques that will maximise your boatspeed. Lawrie Smith give specific advice on making a boat go in all wind strengths, in all sea conditions and on all points of sailing. The first part explains 20 key skills that you can be practiced and mastered in training. The second part shows how these skills can be used in the race itself, and goes on to discuss other techniques.
Author Lawrie Smith - New - only £5.00
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11 Weather At Sea - A Yachtmaster's Guide

Weather At Sea - A Yachtmaster's Guide - this book explains clearly the basic principles that govern the weather. You will learn how to draw your own weather map using the various weather bulletins, deduce how the wind will be modified by the coast or the sea breeze, and work out a forecast for your route. Then you are shown how to keep an eye on developments by watching the clouds, wind, waves and barometer. Recommended for RYA/DTP Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster Offshore courses.
Author David Houghton - New - only £5.00
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13 Tides & Currents

Tides & Currents - tides & currents are predicable yet few sailors use them to their best advantage. Whether you sail a dinghy, a yacht or a board, enormous gains can be made by understanding how the water moves. This book explains clearly how to find out about the predicted water flow, how local effects will modify it, and how to plan your strategy on an olympic triangle, an inshore course or an offshore race.
Author David Arnold - New - only £5.00
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14 Tactics

Tactics - splits up racing into its key decision-making stages, from pre-start to finish. This book evaluates the options at each stage and shows how to choose the best plan of action. It details the boat-to-boat tactics needed to carry that plan out - even in a highly competitive fleet.
Author Rodney Patterson - New - only £5.00
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15 Sails Yachts - Keelboats & Dinghies

Sails Yachts - Keelboats & Dinghies sails are the driving force behind any sailboat, so it's essential to get them right. This highly-illustrated book shows how to work with your sailmaker to develop sails which match your rig. There are sections on how sails work, how they are made and how to trim them for maximum speed on every point of sailing. A faultfinder chapter shows how to cure all the common problems, while a useful appendix covers sail care and repair.
Author John Heyes - New - only £5.00
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17 Tactics second edition

Tactics second edition - splits up racing into its key decision-making stages, from pre-start to finish. This book evaluates the options at each stage and shows how to choose the best plan of action. It details the boat-to-boat tactics needed to carry that plan out - even in a highly competitive fleet. new chapters on racing near the shore, offwind starts, yacht tactics, racing with electronics, match racing and team racing.
Author Rodney Pattisson - New - only £6.00
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19 Inshore Navigation - a yachtmaster's guide

Inshore Navigation - a yachtmaster's guide - Inshore Navigation is a teaching system designed for the newcomer to navigation and pilotage. It aims to give the yachtsman enough solid information to make daytime passages in reasonable weather. The book goes straight to the heart of each topic, and concentrates on what the beginner needs to know.
Author Tom Cunliffe - New - only £5.00
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20 Day Skipper - Pilotage & Navigation including free chart

Day Skipper - Pilotage & Navigation including free chart - this is a clear and simple introduction to pilotage and navigation to make coastal passages in either a motorboat or sailing yacht. As well as coving all the theory, practical situations have been simulated using the chart provided so that the reader can practice the basics ashore. This book covers all the pilotage and navigation requirements for the RYA day skipper certificate.
Authors Pat Langley-Price and Philipouvry - New - only £5.00
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21 Coastal & Offshore Navigation

Coastal & Offshore Navigation - Whether you go to sea under sail or power, your first passage overnight or out of sight of land should be one of life's most satisfying experiences. In this book Tom Cunliffe, who is an instructor of enormous personal experience, guides you through all the techniques you need to master and shows how to draw them together in practice to ensure a smooth trip and a safe landfall.
Author Tom Cunliffe - New - only £5.00
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23 Navigation An RYA Manual

Navigation An RYA Manual - this book was written by an editorial team whose brief was to compile a manual of navigation based on the syllabus for the RYA/DoT yachtmaster Offshore Certificate.
Authors Bernard Hayman Mike Lynskey Ian McLaren Bill Anderson - New - only £5.00
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24 More Sail Trim

More Sail Trim - this book contains 47 outstanding articles on efficient sail handling. Beginning with sail control, 25 experts contribute articles on sail balance-downwind sailing-heavy weather techniques-sail shape-care & maintenance-fault finding-gear & equipment-rigging & deck layout.
Edited by Anne Madden - New - only £5.00
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25 Navigation An RYA Manual

Navigation An RYA Manual -new and revised this book was written by an editorial team whose brief was to compile a manual of navigation based on the syllabus for the RYA/DoT yachtmaster Offshore Certificate.
Authors Bernard Hayman Mike Lynskey Ian McLaren Bill Anderson - New - only £5.00
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26 InterSpray's Race Around The World

InterSpray's Race Around The World - this is the story of Interspray, one of the competitors in the world's toughest yacht race the British Steel Challenge.
Author Paul Gelder -Rare - New - only £4.00
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27 Sailing Tips - 1000 labour-saving ideas

Sailing Tips - 1000 labour-saving ideas - offers quick, easy solutions to a variety of everyday sailing difficulties, such as hoisting the spinnaker, single-handed manoeuvring, preserving night vision, changing engine oil, preventing foresail chafe, recovering flying halyards, rough weather cooking, preventing radio interference and predicting the weather, in a very straightforward manner.
Author William Burr - New - only £5.00
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29 Reed's Skipper's Handbook

Reed's Skipper's Handbook - is an aide memoire for all those who go to sea for pleasure. Both students and experienced yachtsmen will benefit from keeping this practical handbook with them at all times.
Author Wendy Fitzpatrick - New - only £5.00
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31 Knots & Splices

Knots & Splices - beginning with a description of different kinds of rope and their uses, this practical guide illustrates with step-by-step instructions and photographs the how-to of tying a wide variety of secure nonjamming knots-stopper knots, hitches, bends, loops, splices, decorative knots, whipping and seizing-for use both afloat and ashore.
Author Jeff Toghill - New - only £5.00
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32 Knots In Use

Knots In Use - this handy reference book of useful and practical knots, bends, hitches, whippings and splices is designed primarily for seafarers, but it will also be invaluable for anybody else who needs to use rope and wire.
Author Colin Jarman - New - only £5.00
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33 The Knot Book

The Knot Book - this book offers more than 100 best knots spanning over 30 years' practical knotting. With clear instruction and stage-by-stage drawings, making learning a delight for anybody.
Author Geoffrey Budworth - New - book cover has some very minor slight crease marks on it - only £5.00
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34 Take Up Sailing

Take Up Sailing - this book outlines the wide variety of enjoyment to be had from the pastime of sailing and explains how the different facets of the sport operate. It explains in detail how to get involved with the exciting and absorbing sport of dinghy and small-boat racing - which is where most racing sailors start.
Author Malcolm McKeag - New - only £3.00
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35 Marine VHF Operation revised edition

Marine VHF Operation revised edition - This book will explain using clear non-technical terms how a marine VHF set works, how the channels are located, and how to make use of all the services available. This book is recommended as a text for the DTI Restricted Certificate of Competence in Radiotelephony(VHF Only).
Author Michael Gale - New - only £5.00
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36 The Complete Motor Boat and Yachting refresher course for VHF radio procedure

The Complete Motor Boat and Yachting refresher course for VHF radio procedure - This tape provides the following: Side One - the principles, channel 16, ship to ship, the phonetic alphabet, marine channels, coastguard. Side Two - link calls, accounting authorities, yacht transfer debit, traffic lists,selcall, emergency procedures.
New - only £5.00
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37 RYA VHF Radiotelephony for yachtsmen

RYA VHF Radiotelephony for yachtsmen - covering all you need to know. The ideal companion for this book is RYA VHF Radio Operator Examinations book and RYA VHF Radio Users Audio Manual below.
Author RYA - New - only £2.00
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38 RYA VHF Radio Operator Examinations

RYA VHF Radio Operator Examinations - Syllabus and Exam arrangements - The ideal companion for the RYA Radiotelephony for yachtsmen book above and RYA VHF Radio Users Audio Manual below.
Author RYA - New - only £2.00
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39 RYA VHF Radio Users Audio Manual

RYA VHF Radio Users Audio Manual - over 75 minutes of audio training, plus self-test exercises. this is the ideal companion to RYA VHF Radiotelephony for yachtsmen book and RYA VHF Radio Operator Examinations book above.
Author RYA - New - only £5.00
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40 RYA International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea

RYA International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea.
Author RYA - New - only £2.00
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41 RYA Windsurfing Handbook

RYA Windsurfing Handbook.
Author RYA - New - only £2.00
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42 RYA Boating Safety - inland waters

RYA Boating Safety - inland waters.
Author RYA - New - only £2.00
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44 RYA Day Skipper - Shore Based Course Notes

RYA Day Skipper - Shore Based Course Notes - This is the ideal companion to RYA Day Skipper - Practical Sailing Course Notes book below
Author RYA - New - only £5.00
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45 RYA Day Skipper - Practical Sailing Course Notes

RYA Day Skipper - Practical Sailing Course Notes - This is the ideal companion toRYA Day Skipper - Shore Based Course Notes book above
Author RYA - New - only £5.00
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46 RYA Motor Cruising Practical Course Notes

RYA Motor Cruising Practical Course Notes.
Author RYA - New - only £5.00
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47 RYA Yachtmaster Shore Based Course Notes

RYA Yachtmaster Shore Based Course Notes.
Author RYA - New - only £5.00
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49 Learn to Sail in a Weekend -in association with the RYA

Learn to Sail in a Weekend -in association with the RYA - This book is a unique concept for busy people. With the help of an expert coach you can learn and tackle the techniques and master the skills of dinghy sailing with this highly visual hour-by-hour guide.
Author John Driscoll - Hardback New - only £5.00
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50 Successful Dinghy Sailing-Learn all the skills of dinghy sailing

Successful Dinghy Sailing-Learn all the skills of dinghy sailing - This book give invaluable advice on how to handle wind and water, explains in clear language the dynamics of sailing, and keeps the sailor up-to-date with all the latest technology. With the aid of accurately executed drawings and many step-by-step sequences, it also gives you command of the tactics and techniques needed for successful dinghy racing.
Authors David Pitman & Steve Ancsell - Hardback New - only £5.00
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51 This is Sailing A Complete Course - third edition

This is Sailing A Complete Course - third edition - This book takes the reader step-by-step through the basics of sailing technique, helped by detailed full-colour illustrations and photographs which relate closely to the text. There is a clear, practical instruction on all aspects of sailing from launching, rigging and simple manoeuvres to more subtle tips for the racing yachtsman. This third edition has been fully revised and updated to provide the ideal companion to dinghy sailing.
Author Richard Creagh-Osborne - Hardback New - only £9.00
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52 This is Racing Tactics and Strategy in Action

This is Racing Tactics and Strategy in Action - This book takes you step-by-step through the preparation needed before a race and then through each decision point from start to finish of the course. It explains the many facets that make a race-wining boat -be it a 12 foot dinghy or an ocean racer. It is written from experience gained in top-class competition and assumes that the reader will be sailing a boat that is crewed and tuned to be fully competitive. Beginners to racing and those with some experience will find in this book the guidance they need if they are to win consistently.
Author Richard Creagh-Osborne - Hardback New - only £9.00
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53 Sailing The True Techniques

Sailing The True Techniques - An exciting new visual guide that shows you how - Your boat reacts to wind and water, and why - To get the best out of your dinghy, sailboard, offshore cruiser - Expert sailors achieve optimum performance - To understand the wind and tides - To win races - Equipment selection matters.
Author John Terry - Hardback New - only £9.00
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54 Paul Elvstrom Explains The Yacht Racing Rules

Paul Elvstrom Explains The Yacht Racing Rules - 1989-92 rules.
Author Paul Elvstrom - New - only £1.00
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55 The Yacht Racing Rules

The Yacht Racing Rules - a complete guide 1989-92 rules.
Author Mary Pera - New - only £1.00
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56 The Rules Book

The Rules Book - a complete guide 1989-92 rules revised by Bryan Willis.
Author Eric Twiname - New - only £1.00
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57 Maiden

Maiden - Maiden is the inspiring personal story of how Tracy Edwards, a modest 27-year-old, took a yacht and the first all-female crew ever to race round the globe through storms and savage seas. In her dramatic race diary, Tracy relates the triumphs and traumas of skippering (and navigating) Maiden in a challenge extending over nine months and 33,000 miles of the world's toughest oceans. Tracy's story, and Maiden's gets to the heart and soul of a great race and an intrepid woman. A woman who had a dream and realised it; who faced fear and danger but conquered them; who proved her courage to the world but more than that proved it to herself.
Author Tracy Edwards & Tim Madge - Hardback New - only £9.00
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