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Products in Reference and Manuals

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American Merchant Seaman's Manual

American Merchant Seaman's Manual

$60.00

This is the complete handbook for Merchant Seamen covering every phase of good seamanship for your USCG License. Wire, canvas, blocks, deck, anchors, Test Guide for Lifeboatmen & AB, more. Hardcover. 633 pg.


Anchors - An Illustrated History

Anchors - An Illustrated History

$25.00

A fascinating book about how the first simple pierced stone anchors developed into the modern devices of today that hold the heaviest supertankers. It begins with the archaeological discoveries of the earliest and simple anchors and progresses to the ancient Greeks, when the anchor developed to the form we all now recognize. All of the various functions are discussed, from the smallest kedge anchor to the heaviest bower, as are their uses on different types of vessels and holding grounds. Tables of anchor sizes are included as well as anchor manufacture and handling, the introduction of chain cables, and the method of testing and marking anchors. No nautical archaeologist, naval historian, model maker, yachtsman, or boatswain should be without this basic reference tool on the subject. Softcover. 160pg. 54 photos and 88 illustrations.


Annapolis Book of Seamanship

Annapolis Book of Seamanship

$40.00

Since its publication in 1983, The Annapolis Book of Seamanship has set the standard by which other books on sailing are measured. Used throughout America as a textbook in sailing schools and Power Squadrons, The Annapolis Book of Seamanship thoroughly and clearly covers the fundamental and advanced skills of modern sailing. This edition of the book is a major overhaul. Over half of the book has been revised; old topics and features have been updated, and many new ones have been introduced. The design has been modernized, and many color illustrations have been added. Hands-on sections. More how-to tips. New coverage of multihulls. more on emergencies. Equipment updates. Terminology. Lots more! Hardcover. 416pg.


Captain's Quick Reference Guide

Captain's Quick Reference Guide

$14.95

You name it and its covered in this spiral-bound, flip book. Heavy, plastic-coated pages. Great graphics throughout. Topics covered: Getting Help, Man Overboard, Flags (distress and others), Emergencies (fire, grounding, leaks), Rules of the Road, Weather, Handling Rough Seas, Boat Handling (single & twin screws), Docking & Undocking, Secrets of Sail, Tides/Currents, Bridge Clearances, Legal Requirements, First Aid, Unit Conversions, Fact Pack, VHF Radio Users Guide, Anchoring, Nautical Knots, Recognizing Running Lights, Navigation Aids, and more. Spiral. Plastic Flip Pages. 24pg.


CFR 46 Parts 1-40 Uninspected

CFR 46 Parts 1-40 Uninspected

$59.00

46 CFR Parts 1-40 (for uninspected vessels). 46 CFR Parts 166-199 (for inspected vessels).Softcover


CFR 46 Parts 166-199 Inspected

CFR 46 Parts 166-199 Inspected

$59.00

46 CFR Parts 1-40 (for uninspected vessels). 46 CFR Parts 166-199 (for inspected vessels). Softcover.


Chapman Piloting - 64th Ed.

Chapman Piloting - 64th Ed.

$49.95

This 64th edition, with more than 250 more pages than the previous edition, has been extensively reorganized and rewritten from the first to the last page, with many new charts, photos, and illustrations --- all in color. Considered the essential reference for nearly 100 years, Chapman is the standard text for the boaters who take serious courses in recreational boat operation every year --- including the U.S. Power Squadron, and the U.S.C.G. Auxiliary. --- 1,500 color photos, charts, maps, and drawings featured in a completely new design. --- Color-coding to locate chapters easily. --- Up-to-the-minute info on new boating laws & regulations. --- Advice on safety afloat. --- Glossary of nautical terms. --- Discussions on understanding weather, tides, and currents. --- Updated info on marine electronics, GPS, Radar, electronic navigation, and more. Hardcover. 928pg.


Chart #1

Chart #1

$12.50

Contains every chart symbol, plus all of the abbreviations and terms, that can be found on a nautical chart. Full color. Softcover. 102pg


Chesapeake Bay - Ports of Call & Anchorages

Chesapeake Bay - Ports of Call & Anchorages

$29.95

Full page, all-color photos of Chesapeake Bay from Chesapeake City down to Norfolk, also offering recommended anchorages, navigational hazards, entrance and exit routes, restaurants, attractions and marinas. Softcover. 72pg. each in full-color.


Dictionary of Nautical Literacy

Dictionary of Nautical Literacy

$16.95

This must have reference features over 3,500 concise entries covering the full spectrum of nautical lore and knowledge. Identifies critical ideas, events and individuals and explains their significance in maritime culture. Over 200 illustrations. Softcover. 432pg.


How Boat Things Work

How Boat Things Work

$29.95

A fully illustrated tour through modern systems that power, steer, and control both power and sailboats. Features over 100 cutaway and exploded drawings with detailed explanations of eighty principle devices. Includes troubleshooting and installation advice. Hardcover. 192pg.


Merchant Marine Officer's Handbook

Merchant Marine Officer's Handbook

$50.00

This handbook, first issued nearly fifty years ago, is designed to be used as a textbook or a study guide for the hawse-piper. Each of the twenty-five chapters contains information on specific topics—electronics, celestial navigation, rules of the road, engineering, etc.—that will be helpful to the third mate, experienced mariner, or student preparing for licensing examination. Hardcover. 589 pg.


shipshape

shipshape

$29.95

shipshape is the complete, step-by-step manual of sailboat maintenance. The forty-six chapters cover everything from launching a new boat to varnishing and oiling, tuning the rigging, maintaining the bilge pumps, heads and galley stoves and checking and repairing wood and fiberglass hulls. Softcover. 416pg


The Boater's Handbook - Chapman

The Boater's Handbook - Chapman

$19.95

This is an indispensable look-it-up book! Published by Chapman, it covers what you need to know in one volume, including: Emergencies, Safety, Seamanship, Navigation, Charts, Piloting, Tides/Currents, Weather, Electronics, Life on Board, Government, Maintenance, Sources, Tables. Softcover. 304 pg.