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Ultimate Sailing Adventures: 100 Extraordinary Experiences on the Water

by Miles Kendall Fernhurst Books Limited (October 27, 2009)

Do you dream of sailing around one of the Great Capes? Would you like to cruise up the Amazon or cross the Pacific on a windsurfer? How about competing in the America’s Cup or Volvo Ocean Race? These are just...


The Mirror Book: Mirror Sailing from Start to Finish

by Peter Aitken & Tim Davison Fernhurst Books Limited (June 13, 2008)

The Mirror is one of the UK’s best-loved dinghies. This book teaches you how to sail and race one and how to get the best out of it.

 The Mirror dinghy is a British sailing icon and continues to evolve, keeping...


Sailing Around Britain: A Weekend Sailor's Voyage in 50 Day Sails

by Kim Sturgess Fernhurst Books Limited (October 03, 2017)

Kim Sturgess was a weekend sailor: he enjoyed club racing and several brief sailing holidays, but had never attempted a substantial expedition. Reaching the age of fifty focused the mind and he decided to sail...


The Crew's Pocketbook

by Tim Davison Fernhurst Books Limited (January 19, 2018)

The ideal companion for anyone new to sailing, or those looking to remind themselves of the essential skills. Written in a friendly and approachable way, it assumes no nautical knowledge and uses diagrams and...


Dinghy Sailing: Start to Finish

by Barry Pickthall Fernhurst Books Limited (February 27, 2009)

Dinghy Sailing: Start to Finish is a complete reference for every level of sailor whether you are a beginner and need a straightforward, easy-to-understand guide or are taking your sailing to the next level...


Swim Smooth: The Complete Coaching System for Swimmers and Triathletes

by Paul Newsome & Adam Young Fernhurst Books Limited (May 31, 2012)

Transform your technique and become a better swimmer with this remarkable new approach to freestyle swimming

Written for both fitness and competitive swimmers, Swim Smooth contains the latest breakthroughs in...


Learn to Sail, Enhanced Edition: The Simplest Way to Start Sailing

by Tim Hore Fernhurst Books Limited (February 09, 2012)

Learn to Sail is the perfect partner for anyone new to dinghy sailing.

A jargon free approach and step by step guidance takes you through everything you need to know, and is designed to help you to get out on...


Yachting Monthly 200 Skipper's Tips: Instant Skills To Improve Your Seamanship

by Tom Cunliffe Fernhurst Books Limited (August 27, 2010)

200 invaluable yachting tips only the pros know?in a pocket-sized format for onboard use

For every yachtsman who's dreamed of a mentor, in the form of a seasoned helmsman close at hand helping guide a vessel,...


Amazing Diving Stories: Incredible Tales for Deep Beneath the Sea

by John Bantin Fernhurst Books Limited (July 27, 2012)

A collection of thrilling diving stories

There's everything from classic tales of wreck discoveries to encounters with beautiful and bizarre creatures beneath the waves. There are stories of death and disaster...


Amazing Fishing Stories: Incredible Tales from Stream to Open Sea

by Paul Knight Fernhurst Books Limited (September 19, 2011)

From battling monsters from the deep, to the magic and mystery of fly fishing—larger-than-life fish stories that are all true

Lifelong fisherman Paul Knight knows the thrill of the chase, the one-on-one battle...


Amazing Sailing Stories: True Adventures from the High Seas

by Dick Durham Fernhurst Books Limited (August 17, 2011)

A collection of gripping stories—both ancient and modern—of thrilling adventures at sea

Tales of adventures on the high seas captivate both sailors and those who stand on the shore and gaze out across the...


Amazing Surfing Stories: Tales of Incredible Waves and Remarkable Riders

by Alex Wade Fernhurst Books Limited (September 28, 2012)

An eclectic mix of exciting stories every surfer will love 

This eclectic mix has something for everyone, from classic tales of monster waves and epic battles to stories of when life among the breakers goes...


Asymmetric Sailing

by Andy Rice Fernhurst Books Limited (August 01, 2012)

Feel the need for speed with Asymmetric Sailing

 

Asymmetric sails have revolutionized the sport of sailing but require a special set of skills. Now you can learn the secrets of getting the most from your boat...


Be Your Own Sailing Coach: 20 Goals for Racing Success

by Jon Emmett Fernhurst Books Limited (March 07, 2008)

The ultimate self-learning guide to sailboat racing

In this practical self-coaching guide for the serious racing buff, veteran sailing coach Jon Emmett explains how anyone can improve his or her sailing technique...


Be Your Own Tactics Coach

by Jon Emmett Fernhurst Books Limited (August 05, 2011)

The sailing secrets that will help you win

World-class sailor Jon Emmett, winner of the Radial Europa Cup series and the UK National Championships, has the sort of on-water experience that could improve the performance...


Celestial Navigation

by Tom Cunliffe Fernhurst Books Limited (August 13, 2010)

Guiding a craft using one of the oldest of the mariner's

arts-celestial navigation

As romantic–sounding as sailing to Tahiti did centuries ago, using the sun, moon, planets, and stars to guide one's boat on...


A Wild Call: One Man's Voyage in Pursuit of Freedom

by Martyn Murray Fernhurst Books Limited (October 10, 2017)

Martyn Murray was finding modern life, with all its restrictions and controls, suffocating. Following years of soul-searching, his father's death triggered him into opening the old logbooks and charts to retrace...


The Insider's Guide to Choosing and Buying a Yacht

by Duncan Kent Fernhurst Books Limited (February 04, 2011)

Practical advice on finding and buying a yacht?new or used?that's ideal for your budget and sailing ambitions

As important a buying decision as purchasing a house, buying a yacht can be fraught with pitfalls....


Knox-Johnston On Sailing

by Robin Knox-Johnston Fernhurst Books Limited (August 20, 2010)

A lifetime of reflections on the joys, terrors, and triumphs of sailing?from Britain's greatest yachtsman

The first man to sail solo and non-stop around the world, in 1969, Robin Knox-Johnston instantly became...


Sailing, Yachts and Yarns

by Tom Cunliffe Fernhurst Books Limited (March 29, 2011)

“Nobody captures the magic of sail or conveys the lessons of seamanship like Tom. He’s one of sailing’s great raconteurs.” David Glenn, Editor, Yachting World

Tom Cunliffe, star of BBC TV’s The Boats...


Sail Away: How to Escape the Rat Race and Live the Dream

by Nicola Rodriguez Fernhurst Books Limited (October 28, 2011)

How to make your dream of giving up the 9-to-5 routine—and setting sail—come true

Author Nicola Rodriguez dared to dream the impossible—seeing the world with her family of four. With careful planning (and...


What Animal Am I?

by Katherine Christensen Library For All (March 30, 2018)

I am black and white, but I’m not a zebra. What animal am I? Follow the clues to find out! Reading Level 2 Papua New Guinea Collection Keywords: natural world; animals; colours; mysteries.


Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail: Its History and Economic Impact

by Mark Fagan NewSouth Classics (March 01, 2016)

The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail tells how a bold, imaginative investment by a public employee pension fund turned into a world-class tourist attraction that helped change the image and boost the economy of...


From Brooklyn to the Olympics: The Hall of Fame Career of Auburn University Track Coach Mel Rosen

by Craig Darch NewSouth Classics (March 31, 2014)

From Brooklyn to the Olympics follows Mel Rosen from the streets of Brooklyn during the 1930s-'40s to his selection as head coach for United States track and field for the 1992 Barcelona Summer Olympics. The...


The 2013 BCS National Championship: A Reflection on America's Moral Equivalent of War, Occasioned by the Latest Meeting on the Gridiron of the Crimson

by H. Brandt Ayers NewSouth Books (November 01, 2012)

College football is a cultural dynamo, the sport that like no other taps into Americans' martial spirit and evokes the fervor of religious faith. Further, it has been a fulcrum of social change; its schemes...


Flower Origami

by Joost Langeveld Thunder Bay Press (July 17, 2018)

Fold your way to fabulous flowers!

Fold your way to fabulous flowers! Bringing flowers into your home can make it brighter and more beautiful, and Flower Origami teaches you how to turn a flat sheet of paper...


Animal Origami

by Joost Langeveld Thunder Bay Press (July 17, 2018)

Bring your favorite animals to life with nothing more than a piece of paper! Animal Origami uses the art of folding to bring you into the wild world of the animal kingdom.

Animal Origami offers animal lovers...


Horror-Gami

by Joost Langeveld Thunder Bay Press (July 17, 2018)

Paper has never been so horrifying!

Be bored nevermore, nevermore! A little piece of paper is hardly anything to be afraid of. But ordinary paper springs to life—and death!—with Horror-Gami, a new sophisticated...


Fortnite

by Grant Turner St. Martin's Press (July 31, 2018)

The only how-to and strategy guide you need to be the last player standing in the hottest video game on earth!

Are you ready to take your game to the next level and dominate your opponents? Ready to learn how...


How to Draw a Character

by Soizic Mouton St. Martin's Press (July 31, 2018)

Learn to draw charming characters!

Filled with colorful illustrations and step-by-step explanations, How to Draw a Character is the perfect introduction to the art of sketching people. From babies to grandmothers,...


HBR's 10 Must Reads on Leadership Lessons from Sports (featuring interviews with Sir Alex Ferguson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Andre Agassi)

by Harvard Business Review, Alex Ferguson, Bill Parcells & Kareem Abdul-Jabbar et al. Harvard Business Review Press (January 16, 2018)

If you read nothing else on leadership lessons from sports, read these selected articles from Harvard Business Review.

  • Improve your weaknesses, not just your strengths
  • Hold everyone to high standards--especially...


High Mountain Conservation in a Changing World

by Jordi Catalan (editor) Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

This book aims to provide case studies and a general view of the main processes involved in the ecosystem shifts occurring in the high mountains, and to analyse the implications for nature conservation. Although...


HTML 5 Shoot ’em Up in an Afternoon

by Bryan Bibat Leanpub (January 30, 2018)

Learn (or teach) the basics of Game Programming with this free Phaser tutorial.


The View From Here

by Lynne Hinton NewSouth Books (June 01, 2018)

Katie Sinclair climbed up a loblolly pine just to see if she could. And then she stayed, creating a media sensation and more than a little trouble for the folks in Jones County, North Carolina. There is a lot...


Sustainability: a comprehensive foundation

by Tom Theis & Jonathan Tomkin OpenStax CNX (March 22, 2018)

"With "Sustainability: A Comprehensive Foundation", first and second-year college students are introduced to this expanding new field, comprehensively exploring the essential concepts from every branch of knowledge...


Forest measurements: an applied approach

by Joan Deyoung Open Oregon Educational Resources (March 22, 2018)

"This is a forest measurements textbook written for field technicians. Silvicultural applications and illustrations are provided to demonstrate the relevance of the measurements. Special "technique tips" for...


Rockhounding Washington

by Lars Johnson Falcon Guides (July 01, 2018)

This book provides detailed directions and GPS coordinates to the best rockhounding sites in Washington, with valuable tips on what to tools to bring and how to conduct your search. Comprehensive lists of minerals...


Weaving Western Sakiori

by Amanda Robinette Stackpole Books (June 30, 2018)

Sakiori is an approach to rag weaving used by Japanese peasants to cope with the scarcity of new cloth for clothing and household textiles. In modern times, there is instead an overabundance of cloth filling...


Best Easy Day Hikes Mount Rainier National Park

by Heidi Radlinski & Mary Skjelset Falcon Guides (June 01, 2018)

Best Easy Day Hikes Mount Rainier National Park includes concise descriptions and detailed maps for thirty easy-to-follow trails, from easy low elevation loops to slightly more difficult scenic routes through...


The Starter Garden Handbook

by Alice Mary Alvrez Mango (May 19, 2018)

Here in one pretty package is everything you need to know to have your garden and eat it, too! Here is marvelous advice to reduce your food budget, eat organic, and keep your home eco-friendly. Inside, you'll...


In Defence of Life: Essays on a Radical Reworking of Green Wisdom

by Julian Rose Earth Books (November 29, 2013)

Written from the heart, this book has the power to lift the reader into another dimension. A clarion call for a new dynamic.


101 Trout Tips: A Guide's Secrets, Tactics, and Techniques

by Landon Mayer Stackpole / Headwater (January 15, 2015)

Every fly-fishing problem has a solution. This collection of advice from veteran instructor Landon Mayer helps you analyze your past mistakes and learn how to adapt to a wide range of fishing conditions.


Soldier Mountaineer

by N Kumar & N N Bhatia VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd (July 01, 2016)

In the annals of Indian Mountaineering Colonel Narinder Kumar, affectionately called ‘Bull’ by his friends due to his physical prowess, has played a highly significant role. Without him the history of Indian...


India's Special Forces- History and Future of Special Forces

by P C Katoch & Saikat Datta VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd (April 01, 2013)

Employment till now of our nascent Special Forces have been analyzed including whether our Special Forces have actually been employed or used as Special Forces or primarily used in counter insurgency operations...


Employement Of Special Forces: Challenges and Opportunities for the Future

by V S Yadav VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd (July 01, 2012)

Special Forces and Special Operations offer an option for providing an asymmetric response across the entire spectrum of conflict. An asymmetric response does not automatically imply a physical attack; in most...


Gun Digest Presents Classic Sporting Rifles

by Terry Wieland Gun Digest Books (February 01, 2012)

From David Crockett with "Old Betsy" to the mountain men and their Hawkens to the buffalo hunters and their Sharps and Winchester '73s - These are the rifles that fire the imagination of both hunters and historians....


The Greatest Guns of Gun Digest

by Dan Shideler Gun Digest Books (September 15, 2010)

The Greatest Gun Book of All Time Presents – The Greatest Guns of All Time!

In The Greatest Guns of Gun Digest®!

For over six decades, Gun Digest has been the definitive guide to the world's greatest guns....


Gun Digest 2011

by Dan Shideler Gun Digest Books (July 14, 2010)

BIGGER.BETTER.MORE OF WHAT YOU WANT! IT'S GUN DIGEST 2011 THE WORLD'S GERATEST GUN BOOK SINCE 1944

Long regarded the shooter's best resource, Gun Digest is jam-packed with the kind of entertaining information...


Gun Digest 2010

by Dan Shideler Gun Digest Books (August 01, 2009)

The one reference gun enthusiasts turn to for state-of -the industry news, new product reviews and a complete catalog of all commercially-available firearms and accessories. New to this edition are sections...


The Gun Digest Book of Tactical Weapons Assembly/Disassembly

by J B Wood Gun Digest Books (October 24, 2008)

Assault and tactical weapons make up a very large and rapidly growing segment of the firearms owned today.

Like other books in the well-respected series, this book shows the reader a detailed, step-by-step process...