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Sailing essentials, Edition: 1st American ed by Sleight, Steve

By Sleight, Steve

"Broken down into easy-to-follow, bite-sized devices, crusing necessities takes readers via key crusing recommendations -- from hoisting a sail and examining charts to steerage a path at evening or laying an anchor. Readers also will locate info on how one can take care of tricky climatic conditions and the way to tie difficult knots, precise directions on man-overboard approaches, and masses more", seen June 5, Read more...

summary: "Broken down into easy-to-follow, bite-sized devices, crusing necessities takes readers via key crusing innovations -- from hoisting a sail and interpreting charts to steerage a path at evening or laying an anchor. Readers also will locate details on easy methods to take care of tough climatic conditions and the way to tie difficult knots, special directions on man-overboard tactics, and masses more", seen June five, 2013

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Gourmet Farmer Goes Fishing: The fish to eat and how to cook by Matthew Evans, Nick Haddow, Ross O'Meara

By Matthew Evans, Nick Haddow, Ross O'Meara

Food critic became farmer and sustainable seafood activist Matthew Evans, together with his most sensible chef friends, exhibits us how seafood might be cooked. uncomplicated recipes that demystify every thing from abalone to sea urchin, snapper to octopus, in addition to suggestion so that you can seize your personal dinner instead of head to the fishmongers. this is often all in regards to the flavor of genuine foodstuff clean from the ocean, cooked with care and recognize for the seafood populations on your a part of the world.

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The Hockey Coaching Bible by Joseph Bertagna

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Official Handbook of The Girl Scouts by Girl Scouts

By Girl Scouts

This ebook, "Scouting for women; professional instruction manual of the lady Scouts", by means of lady Scouts of the USA of the US, is a replication of a publication initially released prior to 1922. it's been restored web page by means of web page, so you may possibly get pleasure from it in a sort as as regards to the unique as attainable. This ebook used to be created utilizing print-on-demand know-how. thanks for helping vintage literature. This well known vintage paintings by way of woman Scouts of the us of the US is within the English language, and contains all of the images and pictures from the unique variation. in case you benefit from the works of woman Scouts of the us of the US then we hugely suggest this e-book to your publication assortment. Scouting (or the Scout flow) is a stream that goals to help teens of their actual, psychological and non secular improvement, that they might play optimistic roles in society, with a robust specialise in the outside and survival talents. throughout the first half the 20 th century, the circulate grew to surround 3 significant age teams for boys (Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Rover Scout) and, in 1910, a brand new association, lady publications, used to be created for ladies (Brownie consultant, woman advisor and lady Scout, Ranger Guide). it really is one of the world wide formative years organisations.

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Snowboarding Bodies in Theory and Practice (Global Culture by Dr Holly Thorpe

By Dr Holly Thorpe

This ebook offers the 1st in-depth research of the worldwide phenomenon of skiing tradition. Adopting an interdisciplinary procedure, it deals key insights into the game, way of life, undefined, media, gender kinfolk, commute, and actual event of skiing, in either ancient and modern contexts.

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Birds of Melanesia by Guy C. L. Dutson

By Guy C. L. Dutson

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Mine's Bigger: Tom Perkins and the Making of the Greatest by David A. Kaplan

By David A. Kaplan

Tom Perkins had a dream. It wasn't to get wealthy, collect energy, or marry into status. because the guy such a lot chargeable for growing Silicon Valley, he had performed all that. His venture-capital company, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, continues to be the main celebrated cash computing device because the Medicis. He'd helped came upon Genentech and fund Google. And in 2006 his resignation from the Hewlett-Packard board prompted the revelation of a spying scandal that ruled front pages. alongside the way in which, he additionally controlled to get himself convicted of manslaughter in France and develop into Danielle Steel's Husband No. 5.

No, as he hit his seventies, Perkins desired to create the most important, quickest, riskiest, highest-tech, such a lot self-indulgent sailboat ever—the "perfect yacht." His myth will be a latest clipper ship—as lengthy as a soccer box, forty-two toes large, with 3 masts every one emerging twenty tales towards the heavens. This $130 million square-rigger—The Maltese Falcon—would evoke the period of amazing vessels that raced around the oceans within the 19th century. however the Falcon is greater than a tribute to the earlier. long gone are all of the deckhands to climb the yardarms. long past is the elaborate rigging that helped supply the square-riggers of yore their striking glance. as an alternative, the Falcon's great carbon-fiber masts are solely freestanding and rotate by way of desktop. The bridge appears like anything out of big name Trek. And the fifteen large sails unfurl on the contact of a display. briefly, it is a innovative machine—the most important increase in crusing in a hundred and fifty years.

With prepared storytelling and biting wit, Newsweek's David A. Kaplan takes us behind the curtain of a unprecedented venture and contained in the brain of a larger-than-life personality. we find why any sane guy could gamble a immense bite of his internet worthy on a ship; we meet the solid of engineers who conspired with him; and we find out about the opposite enormous yachts simply outfitted via gazillionaires that Perkins is ever eyeing. In a conflict of egos at the excessive seas, Perkins likes to preen, "Mine's greater! Mine's Bigger!" at the Falcon's climactic maiden voyage around the Mediterranean—sixteen hundred nautical miles from Istanbul to Malta to the Riviera—we revel with Perkins as his construction surges alongside at record-breaking speeds.

This is the biography of a extraordinary boat and the guy who outfitted it. greater than a story of expertise, Mine's Bigger is a profile of ambition, hubris, and the mind's eye of a mythical entrepreneur.

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Geocaching for Schools and Communities by J. Kevin Taylor

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Day Skipper for Sail and Power, 2nd Edition by Alison Noice

By Alison Noice

Day Skipper for Sail and Power is the key reference ebook for somebody following the RYA Day Skipper direction. correct modern with new advancements and masking the entire thought and functional features of the RYA Day Skipper certificates with fresh images and diagrams, it's also a transparent and easy creation to pilotage, navigation and basic boatwork for somebody aspiring to make coastal passages in a small boat.

It covers: seamanship, defense gear (including up to date textual content on garments, lifejackets and dinghies), combating collisions at sea (with new fabric on AIS and radar reflectors), navigation and chart paintings, tides and tidal streams, pilotage, passage making plans, climate, engine operation and upkeep, and the hottest VHF radio strategies.

With its refreshingly useful strategy and via an analogous writer because the hugely profitable Yachtmaster for Sail and Power, not anyone aspiring to stick with an RYA Day Skipper path even if for sail or strength can find the money for to be with no this vigorous, necessary advisor to enrich the path and help with examination instruction. An accompanying Day Skipper workouts for Sail and Power is available.

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The Skier's Edge by Ron LeMaster

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