Описание: From one of the world's most respected sailors-the knowledge and secrets every sailor needs
Peter Isler, two-time America's Cup winner, has sailed in and won hundreds of races over the last forty years. In that time, he has acquired a vast array of knowledge about sailing techniques and tactics, not to mention a boatload or two of entertaining stories along the way. In this book, he brings them all together into a single guide to help you make the most of your time on the water, whether you're going for a leisurely sail with friends or competing to win.
Filled with tips and secrets every sailor craves, from the international competitor to the weekend dinghy sailor
Includes wisdom and advice gleaned from Peter's time spent sailing with top international sailors, from America's Cup veterans Ted Turner, Dennis Conner and Russell Coutts to and three-time Olympic gold medalist Ben Ainslie
Covers a range of important sailing topics, including understanding the inner game, leading a team, reading the wind, preparing your boat (and yourself), and much more
Filled with information that will help you become a better sailor, Peter Isler's Little Blue Book of Sailing Secrets is an invaluable source of guidance you'll rely on every time you set sail.
Описание: Helps you learn: the attributes of a good skipper and crew - including physical and mental agility, effective communication, and knowledge-based decision making; fine-tuning your voyaging with the seaworthiness of your boat and the capability of your crew in mind; using weather information and routing resources to lower risks and raise rewards.
Автор: Sauz? Название: Robotic Sailing 2012 ISBN: 3642330835 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783642330834 Издательство: Springer Рейтинг: Цена: 19224 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Robotic sailing offers the potential of wind propelled vehicles which are sufficiently autonomous to remain at sea for months at a time.
Автор: Rice Andy Название: Asymmetric Sailing ISBN: 0470974265 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780470974261 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 1566 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: 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 - whether you sail an entry level dinghy, high performance skiff, sportsboat or catamaran.
Описание: * Unravels the philosophical mysteries behind one of the oldest organized human activities * Brings to life the many applications of philosophy to sailing and the profound lessons it can teach us * A thought-provoking read for sailors and philosophers alike .
Описание: Improve a wide range of sailing skills with this highly illustrated guide Popular sailing author Tom Cunliffe teaches sailors how to improve a vast range of sailing skills, from dropping anchor to fixing an engine or using onboard electronics. Each chapter deals with a specific skill and is highly illustrated with step-by-step photos.
Автор: Colgate Название: Performance Sailing and Racing ISBN: 0071793461 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780071793469 Издательство: McGraw-Hill Рейтинг: Цена: 1671 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
From a racing master, all the knowledge you need to make your boat go faster and safer in any condition
In "Performance Sailing and Racing," Steve Colgate explains how to improve your sailing and push your boat to higher but safer speeds. He shows you how get your boat to perform as it was designed--with grace and an ease of motion--and to sail at a fast speed that can get you out of situations more quickly and arrive at your destination sooner.
Used as one of the text books at the many branches of the Colgate Sailing School, "Performance Sailing and Racing" will help you get started in racing and improve as you learn. Even veteran sailors will pick up some new tips and tricks to becoming a successful racer. End-of-chapter quizzes reinforce what you learn so you can use your knowledge confidently on the water.
Sail faster and smarter: Get the picture with clear, colorful photos and graphics Master vital topics relating to boat speed--sail trim, sheet lead angles, steering differences in light and heavy air Learn even those daunting topics, including using a spinnaker and understanding polar diagrams
With this master teacher's wisdom on all the factors that make your boat sail better, you'll win the next race or just blow past the other boats in the outer harbor.
Автор: Durham Dick Название: Amazing Sailing Stories ISBN: 0470978031 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780470978030 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 1357 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: 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 oceans. In this original collection of sea stories, edited by veteran writer Dick Durham, the gamut of human experience is mirrored in a world of tragic shipwrecks and sea monsters, epic races and brave rescues, tall ships and tiny dinghies.
Written in the author's inimitable powerful and poetic style, Amazing Sailing Stories brings the incredible, frightening, and whimsical--from worlds ancient and modern--to life.
- A collection of stories ideal for the armchair enthusiast and active sailor alike - Durham is the author of three sailing titles and contributes regularly to the yachting press
The perfect gift for lovers of sea yarns or the sea, Amazing Sailing Stories is certain to entertain readers for years to come.
Автор: Cunliffe Tom Название: Sailing, Yachts and Yarns ISBN: 1119992834 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781119992837 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 1671 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Sailing, Yachts and Yarns is a treasure chest of nautical wit and wisdom. Tom Cunliffe has chosen the very best of his writing for Yachting Monthly magazine to ensure a lively mix of anecdote, opinion and instruction. Tom shares the lessons learned navigating an engineless yacht across the Atlantic with only the stars to guide him - he also lets loose on the red tape and rules that he sees infringing on the freedom of the seas. There are hilarious tales take the reader on a voyage from the frozen waters of Greenland to the palm trees of the Tropics. Tom has a gift for explaining the magic of sail and his writing is a marvelous antidote to mass market commercialism that threatens to engulf sailing. This is a perfect book for dipping into to discover another gem from one of greatest sailing writers alive today.
Автор: Knox-Johnston Robin Название: Knox-Johnston on Sailing ISBN: 0470972513 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780470972519 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 1566 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A hardback collection of columns from Sir Robin Knox-Johnstons monthly articles from Yachting World in which he shares his thoughts on all aspects of sailing, including yacht racing and cruising. Each chapter will have an introduction providing any necessary background knowledge. Sir Robins views are forthright, fascinating and based on a breathtaking wealth of experience.
Автор: Cort, Adam Название: Blue book of sailing ISBN: 0071547991 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780071547994 Издательство: McGraw-Hill Рейтинг: Цена: 1984 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The 27 Keys to Sailing Mastery. No other sport is as complex or as gear- and technique-intensive as sailing. The details and nuances are vast, but beneath the surface are 27 elements, or core areas of knowledge. By understanding these principles you can attain true mastery, tie any knot, shape any sail, take the helm of any boat, no matter how large or unfamiliar.
Автор: Tillman Dick, Tillman Richard Название: The Complete Book of Laser Sailing ISBN: 0071452192 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780071452199 Издательство: McGraw-Hill Рейтинг: Цена: 1462 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A guide to the Laser. It is about successfully sailing and racing this challenging high-performance dinghy. It tells you what you need to know about the boat and how to set it up and sail it, including: rigging and sailing the boat; trailering and cartopping; maintenance and storage; training and physical conditioning; and clothing and equipment.
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