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Sports: The Complete Visual Reference

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (September 05, 2012)

You will find everything you need to know about the history, rules, techniques, tactics, records, and even facilities and equipment. In addition, profiles on athletic training and psychological preparation will...


The Visual Dictionary of Sports & Games

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Sports and Games describes installations and pieces of equipment used for the most popular sport activities, and presents a selection of widely-known classical games. Convenient and...


50 Water Adventures To Do Before You Die

by Lia Ditton Bloomsbury Publishing (September 11, 2014)

From paddle-boarding the Mississippi to big game fishing off Mexico, from floating in the Dead Sea to swimming with jellyfish in Palau, from iceboating in Russia to sailing non-stop round the world, this book...


Paddling Pennsylvania: A Guide to 50 of the State's Greatest Paddling Adventures

by Bob Frye Falcon Guides (April 01, 2011)

Pennsylvania is a paddler’s heaven and one of America’s most blessed states when it comes to total miles of rivers and streams. Add in its many lakes, and there is quite simply all kinds and manner of waters...


Paddling Tennessee: A Guide to 38 of the State's Greatest Paddling Adventures

by Johnny Molloy Falcon Guides (April 12, 2011)

Tennessee truly has something for every paddler, whether float trips down dark water trails of swamp rivers or kayaking excursions along whitewater streams. Paddling Tennessee describes the best and most accessible...


Fishes of the Indian Ocean and Red Sea

by Marc Taquet & Alain Diringer Quae (December 12, 2012)

This guide, illustrated by more than 1,500 underwater photographs, presents nearly 1,200 species of fish in the Indian Ocean and Red Sea. The reference work dedicated to enthusiasts of the undersea world, more...


Powerboating

by Ken Kreisler Seahorse (January 03, 2017)

Learn How to Choose—and Use—Your First Powerboat, from One of the Country’s Most-Respected Boating Experts.

There has never been a better time to buy your first boat. And there is no better person to tell...


The Gigantic Book of Sailing Stories

by Stephen Brennan Skyhorse (February 15, 2011)

Here is the ultimate collection of stories about the sea for sailors old and young, experienced seamen and armchair admirals. For thousands of years, we have set out sailing for all kinds of reasons—for battle,...


The Complete Guide to Sailing & Seamanship

by Twain Braden & Sam Manning Skyhorse (June 01, 2013)

An illustrated sailing guide for beginner and expert alike!

The Complete Guide to Sailing& Seamanship is the perfect blend of captivating sea stories and essential, basic instructional methods for anyone yearning...


The Boater's Cookbook

by Sylvia Williams Dabney Skyhorse (June 12, 2018)

Eat well at every meal and enjoy the voyage.

Cooking on a small boat—sail or power—requires special attention few new boaters understand. Sylvia Williams Dabney is a longtime live-aboard sailor with more...


The Mirror Book

by Peter Aitken & Tim Davison Fernhurst Books Limited (September 11, 2018)

The Mirror dinghy was a significant factor in the boom of dinghy sailing in the 1960s, introducing thousands to the delights of sailing. While sailing has come a long way since then and there have been a lot...


Paddling America

by Susan Elliott & Adam Elliott Falcon Guides (October 01, 2018)

The nation’s rivers connect mountains to sea, communities to natural places, and people to wildlife. America’s Wild & Scenic River system recognizes these values. Paddling America provides descriptions for...


Sailing for Kids

by Tim Davison & Steve Kibble Fernhurst Books Limited (July 14, 2015)

Sailing for Kids is aimed at children aged 8-15 who are taking their first steps into the fantastic world of sailing. Packed full of colour photographs and diagrams, this straightforward and easy-to-understand...


Racundra's First Cruise

by Arthur Ransome Fernhurst Books Limited (March 17, 2015)

Racundra’s First Cruise is Arthur Ransome’s account of Racundra’s maiden voyage, which took place in August and September 1922. The cruise took him from Riga, in Latvia to Helsingfors (Helsinki) in Finland,...


Coach Yourself to Win

by Jon Emmett Fernhurst Books Limited (February 24, 2015)

This book will help you to succeed on the water whether your aim is Club, National, International (or even Olympic) level. With detailed analysis, challenging exercises and useful top tips throughout, everything...


Surf UK

by Alf Alderson Fernhurst Books Limited (April 21, 2008)

This is your ultimate guide to Britain’s surf beaches. It’s packed with the local knowledge you need to discover exciting waves in unexpected places. Discover the hidden spots that make the UK a surfing...


Learn to Sail (enhanced)

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

Get afloat and start having fun with step-by-step advice, photo sequences and diagrams. This jargon-free guide allows complete novices to get out on the water with the minimum of fuss. One- and two-person dinghies...


VHF Afloat

by Sara Hopkinson Fernhurst Books Limited (November 14, 2008)

VHF Afloat explains how to use your VHF DSC radio. It covers licensing the equipment and gaining the operator certificate, and then takes you through each type of call. Each procedure is clearly illustrated...


Ultimate Canoe & Kayak Adventures

by Eugene Buchanan, Jason Smith & James Weir Fernhurst Books Limited (August 31, 2012)

This book is stunningly illustrated and has something for everyone, from whitewater adrenaline junkie to extreme sea kayaker. The adventures cover every sort of paddling venue - from mountain chasms, gentle...


Ultimate Fishing Adventures

by Henry Gilbey Fernhurst Books Limited (August 31, 2012)

This book takes you on a remarkable journey visiting 100 destinations from Alaska to New Zealand. Fly, lure and bait fishing in rivers, oceans and lakes, from deftly dropping a fly in front of a hungry trout...


Learn the Nautical Rules of the Road

by Paul Boissier Fernhurst Books Limited (July 03, 2018)

Collisions are expensive! Learning, understanding and remembering the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGs) is essential for anyone venturing onto the water. Leisure boaters, as...


The Sailor's Book of Weather

by Simon Keeling Fernhurst Books Limited (April 11, 2008)

Introducing key principles that influence the weather, this guide gives sailors the tools to forecast from observations and the available information. Wind, clouds and weather patterns are all covered, arming...


The Laser Book

by Tim Davison Fernhurst Books Limited (September 12, 2017)

The Laser is the world’s most popular adult dinghy and comes with three rigs: Standard (used by men at the Olympic games), Radial (used by women at the Olympic games) and 4.7 (used by young people moving up...


Wind Strategy

by David Houghton & Fiona Campbell Fernhurst Books Limited (September 13, 2016)

The wind powers everything a sailor does and this book will help you to understand it. As a result you will be more prepared for your race, able to anticipate changes in the wind better and know what to do when...


Rigging

by Danilo Fabbroni Fernhurst Books Limited (April 09, 2008)

Rigging covers every aspect of standing and running rigging on a boat. The book explains the various options and materials with clear illustrations and photographs. An easy step-by-step guide, you will learn...


First Aid Afloat

by Sandra Roberts Fernhurst Books Limited (October 22, 2010)

Aimed at the novice first-aider, this book is intended to be used at the time of the accident or illness. Each topic is designed to be read at a glance: the language kept short and simple and, where appropriate,...


Tuning to Win

by Ian Pinnell & Tim Davison Fernhurst Books Limited (September 13, 2016)

For most sailors, boat tuning may seem a mystery understood only by sailmakers and the like. In this book, sailor, chandler and championship winner, Ian Pinnell, unravels this daunting subject and will help...


The Topper Book

by Dave Cockerill & John Caig Fernhurst Books Limited (September 26, 2014)

The Topper is a brilliant boat – just under 50,000 have been sold and thousands of people learn the basic skills in Toppers every year. This is the only book which shows you how to rig, sail and race – right...


Sail Smart

by Mark Chisnell Fernhurst Books Limited (November 16, 2012)

Learn how to sail faster, make the right calls and win races. On-board instruments present modern sailors with a wealth of information. This book explains what the numbers really mean, and turns this information...


Tactics to Win

by Nick Craig Fernhurst Books Limited (March 06, 2018)

Unless you have unbeatable boatspeed, tactics are vital to winning sailboat races. Multi-champion, Nick Craig, shows you how to develop a strategy and what tactics to adopt on every leg and at every mark of...


The Catamaran Book

by Brian Phipps & Tom Phipps Fernhurst Books Limited (March 07, 2017)

A well-rounded guide covering the techniques and skills needed to succeed in catamaran sailing, for those starting out through to those striving for championship wins. Whether you are a youngster choosing your...


Racing: A Beginner's Guide

by John Caig & Tim Davison Fernhurst Books Limited (April 20, 2007)

This book will give a flying start to your competitive sailing career. Whatever class of boat you sail and whatever your experience, these principles will ensure you are at the front of the fleet and better...


Practical Navigation for the Modern Boat Owner

by Pat Manley Fernhurst Books Limited (April 14, 2008)

The modern sailor is an electronic navigator. New boats come stacked with GPS, chartplotters and radar, on a bewildering array of screens and displays. With this book learn how to navigate using all of these...


Powerboating: The RIB & Sportsboat Handbook

by Peter White Fernhurst Books Limited (August 07, 2009)

Powerboats are fast, fun and exhilarating. The sensation of speed as you skim across the water, the sun, the spray and the sea air combine to make it an unfortgetable experience, but the powerboat must be handled...


Teach Dinghy Sailing

by Gaz Harrison Fernhurst Books Limited (August 14, 2008)

Whether drifting in Optimists or skimming the water in a catamaran, the principles of instruction are the same and the major difficulty is communicating knowledge. This is a step-by-step course in how to teach...


Surfing: A Beginner's Guide

by Alf Alderson Fernhurst Books Limited (April 17, 2018)

Surfing: A Beginner’s Guide has been the go-to surf book for beginners since 1996. This third edition, now with the endorsement of Surfing England, takes you through all the vital steps to become a surfer:...


Racing Rules Companion 2017-2020

by Bryan Willis Fernhurst Books Limited (December 06, 2016)

The invaluable on-the-water reference guide to the essentials of the racing rules, updated for the latest 2017-2020 Racing Rules of Sailing. Every racing sailor should have a copy! The book summarises the basic...


The Foiling Dinghy Book

by Alan Hillman Fernhurst Books Limited (March 06, 2018)

Since the development of the International Moth into a fully foiling dinghy there has been an explosion in the popularity of the class with some of the world’s top sailors competing in it and many others enjoying...


Helming to Win

by Nick Craig Fernhurst Books Limited (February 24, 2015)

This book will help you make the transition from weekend racer to world champion. Covering everything from where to look and getting ‘in the groove’ to mental approaches and championship sailing, you will...


Team Racing Companion

by Chris Atkins Fernhurst Books Limited (May 02, 2014)

Team racing is great for fast, fun and different sailboat racing. It helps develop some key skills for future racing success. This handy companion tells you everything a sailor and coach need to know to enjoy,...


Pencil, Paper and Stars

by Alastair Buchan Fernhurst Books Limited (March 14, 2008)

Today’s sailors rely on GPS for position finding and passage making. But what happens if your electronic navigation systems fail?_x000D_ This book provides you with simple, practical, get-you-home navigation...


Multihull Seamanship

by Gavin Le Sueur Fernhurst Books Limited (March 20, 2018)

This is an A-Z of seamanship skills for multihull sailors. There are many textbooks on the market which detail general seamanship principles. This is not one of them. Multihull Seamanship is about sea-going...


The Rules in Practice 2017-2020

by Bryan Willis Fernhurst Books Limited (December 06, 2016)

The racing rules bible, completely updated for the latest 2017-2020 Racing Rules of Sailing. You don’t have to know all the rules off by heart, but you do need to know your rights and obligations on the water...


Last Voyages

by Nicholas Gray Fernhurst Books Limited (January 06, 2017)

Looking back at the lives and sailing careers of some of our lifetime’s finest yachtsmen, this collection of eleven original, moving accounts is just as much a celebration of the good – tales of hope, achievement...


Racundra's Third Cruise

by Arthur Ransome Fernhurst Books Limited (May 08, 2018)

Most people know of Arthur Ransome, the author of the classic children’s sailing tale, Swallows & Amazons, and many other books in the same series. But besides his exciting tales of children on the water there...


Yachting Monthly's Expert Sailing Skills

by Tom Cunliffe Fernhurst Books Limited (April 13, 2012)

Become a better yachtsman with the help of Tom Cunliffe and Yachting Monthly. There are plenty of sailing and seamanship skills that don't feature on the syllabus of even the most advanced official sailing course...


The Complete Book of Sea Kayaking

by Derek C. Hutchinson & Wayne Horodowich Falcon Guides (June 01, 2018)

The most comprehensive guide for sea kayakers of all levels

First published in 1976, The Complete Book of Sea Kayaking is a comprehensive guide for the beginner and an invaluable reference book for the experienced...


The Ultimate Guide to Whitewater Rafting and River Camping

by Molly Absolon Falcon Guides (June 01, 2018)

The Ultimate Guide to Whitewater Rafting and River Camping introduces new rafters to the skills, equipment, and knowledge required to mount a multiday whitewater rafting trip. Rafting equipment, skills, and...


52 positive thoughts To Become An Elite Athlete

by Alain Ruiz & Agnès Ruiz Arra Editions (December 18, 2018)

Citius, Altius, Fortius , in other words, "Faster, Higher, Stronger" Positive thoughts are essential to succeed in high-level sport. This guide is there to help you on a daily basis to surpass you, to give...


Moon USA National Parks

by Becky Lomax Avalon Publishing (October 16, 2018)

Moon Travel Guides: Find Your Adventure

They've been dubbed America's best idea for a reason: get inspired and get outdoors with Moon USA National Parks. Inside you'll find:

  • Coverage of all 59 national parks,...