Maneuver and Dock Your Sailboat Under Power

Author: Grant Headifen
Publisher:
ISBN: 1944824065
Release Date: 2016-11-01
Genre:

If you skipper a sailboat, you know the inherent dangers of docking and maneuvering in a tight marina with high winds and current. Just one ding can cost hundreds of dollars and worse than that, major embarrassment. The experts at NauticEd offer a painless solution with this concise series of practice exercises using real maneuvering techniques --with clear explanations on how you can always be in full control or your boat in the marina. Once you master these exercises, you will confidently maneuver your sailboat in any marina in the world under whatever conditions are thrown at you. Grab this book, grab a friend, some (non-alcoholic) libations, and a sandwich and get out on the water for a fun enjoyable day of maneuvering practice. Here is what one of NauticEd's students had to say: "I've sailed for the last thirty-plus years and have a fifty-ton master's credential. I'm constantly learning something new or forgotten from NauticEd." Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, is proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sports--books about baseball, pro football, college football, pro and college basketball, hockey, or soccer, we have a book about your sport or your team. In addition to books on popular team sports, we also publish books for a wide variety of athletes and sports enthusiasts, including books on running, cycling, horseback riding, swimming, tennis, martial arts, golf, camping, hiking, aviation, boating, and so much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Stress free Sailing

Author: Duncan Wells
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 9781472919748
Release Date: 2015-03-12
Genre: Sports & Recreation

The vast majority of sailing yacht scenarios comprise a couple sailing the boat together, and needing to carry out all manoeuvres and activities themselves with no help from a back-up crew. Their boat handling, navigation, sail handling, anchoring and mooring skills all have to be carried out both efficiently and effectively, preferably with the minimum of physical effort (to conserve energy). But most sailing technique books assume a crew of 3 or 4, all willing to lend a hand. This book is therefore a first, addressing the most common sailing scenarios that anyone cruising will have to deal with, and providing clever, original, highly effective (and most importantly successfully tried and tested by the author) techniques and solutions for dealing with the huge variety of essential operations on a boat – from sail setting and reefing, to picking up mooring buoys in a variety of wind and tide situations, anchoring, berthing and leaving a pontoon shorthanded, picking up a man overboard, sailing in fog and heavy weather – and even going up the mast. This book will be a godsend to anyone sailing single or shorthanded – including couples with young children who need to be supervised by one parent whilst the other runs the boat. Organised into techniques for different cruising scenarios, the book features step by step sequential photos showing exactly how to approach each situation and carry out the task in hand.

Successfully Skipper a Sailboat

Author: Grant Headifen
Publisher:
ISBN: 1944824057
Release Date: 2016-11-29
Genre:

Take the first steps to become certified to charter a boat anywhere in the world. Imagine having the credentials to charter and skipper a boat in the Caribbeanor anywhere in the world. Grant Headifen and the experts at NauticEd have certified thousands of sailors for bareboat skippering in some of the most alluring seas of the world. NauticEd s resume-building system is accepted by yacht charter companies worldwide. "Successfully Skipper a Sailboat" offers everything you need to knowand with its unique, scannable QR codes providing clear instructional videos and animations, it is the next best thing to being on the water with an instructor at your side. Here is all you need to quickly learn how to confidently handle skippering and boat operations near shore with ease. NauticEd is the world s most advanced sailing education and sailing certification program, providing sailing training from basics to advanced education through entertaining and interactive multimedia online sailing courses and an unparalleled network of global training centers. No other program in the world can offer you this. Here is what just one of NauticEd s students had to say: I ve sailed for the last thirty-plus years, and have a fifty-ton master s credential. I m constantly learning something new or forgotten from NauticEd. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, is proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sportsbooks about baseball, pro football, college football, pro and college basketball, hockey, or soccer, we have a book about your sport or your team. In addition to books on popular team sports, we also publish books for a wide variety of athletes and sports enthusiasts, including books on running, cycling, horseback riding, swimming, tennis, martial arts, golf, camping, hiking, aviation, boating, and so much more. While not every title we publish becomes a "New York Times" bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home. "

The Complete Yachtmaster

Author: Tom Cunliffe
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 9781472943347
Release Date: 2017-09-07
Genre: Sports & Recreation

The Complete Yachtmaster has been a bestseller since first publication and has established itself as the standard reference for Yachtmaster students as well as skippers of all levels of experience. In this fully revised and up-to-date 9th edition, Tom Cunliffe brings together all the essentials of modern cruising in one volume. He presents an analysis of a good skipper, the theory and practice of sailing and sail trim, the art of seamanship, accurate navigation including chart plotters and PCs, understanding meteorology, heavy weather preparation, understanding yacht stability and coping with emergencies. The Complete Yachtmaster builds knowledge as it builds sailing confidence, guiding examination candidates as authoritatively and reassuringly through the RYA syllabus as a sea pilot bringing a ship safely to harbour. Required reading for all skippers and budding skippers, both on board or in the classroom. 'A gem, distilled from decades of experience' Yachting Monthly 'Cunliffe's competence and authority radiate from the pages... thoroughly recommended' Little Ship Club 'There are all too few authors who not only know their subject but can write well about it. Tom Cunliffe is one' Cruising

7 Steps to Successful Boat Docking

Author: Katherine Giampietro Redmond
Publisher: Seaworthy Publications Incorporated
ISBN: 0971191131
Release Date: 2006-01
Genre: Boats and boating

Forget the why's of boat docking; this book is filled with the how to's that will lead you to dock your boat successfully, even in wind and/or current. It presents the local knowledge of the authors in an easily understood, and simply implemented, 7-step process. For helmsmen/women with single-engine inboard vessels, power or sail; twin-engine inboard and outboard vessels; single-engine outboard or inboard/outboard or stern-drive vessels.

Skippering a Small Keelboat Skills from the Masters

Author: Grant Headifen
Publisher:
ISBN: 1944824049
Release Date: 2016-11-08
Genre:

Sail Confidently and Calmly in All Conditions. Sail a small keelboat up to twenty-five feet with ease in all nearshore conditions with this unique bookand start a foundation on which you can build a sailing resume that will give you the credentials to charter and skipper a boat in the Caribbeanor anywhere in the world. Grant Headifen and the experts at NauticEd have certified thousands of sailors for bareboat skippering in some of the most alluring seas of the world. NauticEd s resume-building system is accepted by yacht charter companies worldwide. "Skippering a Small Keelboat" offers everything you need to knowand with its unique, scannable QR codes providing clear instructional videos and animations, it is the next best thing to being on the water with an instructor at your side. It brings the book to life. The only thing missing is the water. Complete, concise, and based on Grant Headifen s grasp of how to teach sailing quickly and comprehensively, here are lessons on weather and sea conditions, rigging, anchoring, reading tides and currents, rules of the nautical road, safe and confident dockingand so much more. Here is what one of NauticEd s students had to say: I ve sailed for the last thirty-plus years and have a fifty-ton master s credential. I m constantly learning something new or forgotten from NauticEd. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, is proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sportsbooks about baseball, pro football, college football, pro and college basketball, hockey, or soccer, we have a book about your sport or your team. In addition to books on popular team sports, we also publish books for a wide variety of athletes and sports enthusiasts, including books on running, cycling, horseback riding, swimming, tennis, martial arts, golf, camping, hiking, aviation, boating, and so much more. While not every title we publish becomes a "New York Times" bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home. "

Getting Started in Powerboating

Author: Bob Armstrong
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071448993
Release Date: 2005-05-05
Genre: Sports & Recreation

All the information you need to select the boat of your dreams, maneuver it like a master, and understand the rules and conventions of powerboating. Covers all powerboats - big and small, single-engine, twin-engine, outboard, sterndrive, trailerable and nontrailerable.

The Blue Book of Sailing

Author: Adam Cort
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071548007
Release Date: 2009-05-24
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Transform basic sailing skills into true 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 22 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.

The Annapolis Book of Seamanship

Author: John Rousmaniere
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781451650242
Release Date: 2014-01-07
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Completely revised and updated to address changes in technology, this new edition is the definitive guide to the art and science of sailing. Since the publication of the widely hailed first edition 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 Annapolis is a major overhaul. Over half 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. As big and detailed as Annapolis is, the wealth of technical information (including dozens of step-by-step instructions) is presented here in a way that is uniquely readable; it's both useful and easy to use. This is because John Rousmaniere and artist Mark Smith bring to Annapolis decades of experience both as sailors and as professional communicators. Annapolis emphasizes the standard skills and proven methods that eliminate error and confusion, ensure security in emergencies, and allow every sailor more time for enjoyment on the water. Much has changed on the water since 1983 when this book was originally published. Black buoys are now green, the Global Positioning Satellite navigation system (GPS) is almost universally used, new types of anchors and sails have appeared, safety skills and gear are vastly improved, many more women are commanding boats, and catamarans and trimarans are common where only monohulls used to sail. But for all these modern developments, the basic skills and spirit of sailing have not changed at all. Sail trimming, keeping up steerageway, maintaining the dead reckoning plot, heaving-to -- these fundamentals are as important now as ever and receive much attention here. Among the innovations in this edition are: * Basic skills in early chapters: Fundamental sailing and boat-handling skills and gear, which are introduced in chapters 1, 2, and 3. * "Hands On" segments: Three dozen special sections, each devoted to a particular seamanship problem and an expert solution. * More how-to tips: Additional rules of thumb that guide a crew quickly and successfully through seamanship problems. * New coverage of multihulls: Advice on evaluating, anchoring, and handling catamarans and trimarans under sail (including in storms). * More on emergencies: New material on emergencies, safety, and heavy-weather sailing, including a section on preparing a docked boat for a hurricane. * Equipment updates: Expanded coverage of the use and care of modern gear and hardware, including radar, GPS, rescue devices, and asymmetrical spinnakers. * Terminology: Full definition and illustration of major terms when they're first introduced, with alternative language provided in parentheses. * Gender: The use of feminine personal pronouns, which reflect the fact that more women are captaining and sailing boats than ever before. From navigation and seamanship to boat and gear maintenance, from pleasure cruising to heavy-weather sailing, here is the definitive, state-of-the-art guide that provides systematic step-by-step techniques to see you through every situation on deck and in the cockpit.

Power Boating For Dummies

Author: Randy Vance
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470486910
Release Date: 2009-04-13
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Power Boating For Dummies is a guide to power boating for both new and experienced boaters. It advises readers of necessary boating supplies, safety concerns and equipment, accessories, and includes locations of boating facilities, and how to safely pilot the ship.

Chapman Piloting Seamanship

Author: Charles B. Husick
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 1588167445
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Surveys the latest developments in safety systems, marine electronics, radar, and communications, and includes information on tides, and currents, weather, and navigation.

Academic Language Mastery Conversational Discourse in Context

Author: Jeff Zwiers
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9781506338064
Release Date: 2016-08-09
Genre: Education

By now it’s a given: if we’re to help our ELLs and SELs access the rigorous demands of today’s content standards, we must cultivate the “code” that drives school success: academic language. Look no further for assistance than this much-anticipated series from Ivannia Soto, in which she invites field authorities Jeff Zwiers, David and Yvonne Freeman, Margarita Calderon, and Noma LeMoine to share every teacher’s need-to-know strategies on the four essential components of academic language. The subject of this volume is conversational discourse. Here, Jeff Zwiers reveals the power of academic conversation in helping students develop language, clarify concepts, comprehend complex texts, and fortify thinking and relational skills. With this book as your roadmap, you’ll learn how to: Foster the skills and language students must develop for productive interactions Implement strategies for scaffolding paired conversations Assess student’s oral language development as you go It’s imperative that our ELLs and SELs practice academic language in rich conversations with others in school, especially when our classrooms may be their only opportunities to receive modeling, scaffolding, and feedback focused on effective discourse. This book, in concert with the other three volumes in the series, can provide both a foundation and a framework for accelerating the learning of diverse students across grade levels and disciplines.

Self Sufficient Sailor

Author: Larry Pardey
Publisher: L&L Pardey Books
ISBN: 9780964603677
Release Date: 1997-06-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

"The essential book for the independent sailor--a distillation of what the Pardeys have learned in their years of voyaging in their famous Seraffyn and Taleisin."--Cover.