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1 Pleasure Boating: Sail and Power
New York Crescent Books 1977 0517606984 / 9780517606988 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
280 pages, well illustrated (many in color) , diagrams, cloth, DJ, very good. 11 by 12 inches. From the dust jacket: "All boating enthusiasts - the dinghy and runabout owners, the ocean-racing and cruising sailors, all those who have the sea in their veins - will find in Pleasure Boating a treasure trove of information about boats and boating. Here is everything: history, sail-and powerboat handling, racing rules and tactics, construction, maintenance, navigation, and much more. Written by a team of twelve authors, each an expert in his own field, it is international in scope and has a three-language, illustrated glossary of boating terms. " ; 280 pages 
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2 Bavier, Bob America's Cup Fever. an Inside View of Fifty Years of America's Cup Competition.
New York Yachting Books 1980 0871650606 / 9780871650603 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
X, 240 pages, well illustrated, cloth, very good. From the foreword: "During my involvement with CONSTELLATION in '64, I continued to learn about the author. It has been my good fortune to sail with many wonderful helmsmen, but none who could get a boat from one tack to the other with less loss of speed or with an easier job for the crew." 
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3 Bavier, Robert N. , Jr. Sailing to Win. Revised Edition with New Racing Rules.
New York Dodd, Mead & Co 1956 Sixth Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Xviii, [2], 167 pages, 8 plates, diagrams, cloth, DJ, very good. Sixth printing. From the dust jacket: "Sailing to Win is a book from which to learn not only how to race but beyond that how to win races. Its author has one of the most brilliant racing records in the country. Moreover, as an Associate Editor of yachting, he knows how to write and he knows what the sailor needs. His is an exhaustive book, but it is also a highly readable one. " M1157; 167 pages 
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4 Bavier, Robert N. , Jr. Sailing to Win: Revised Edition with New Racing Rules.
New York Dodd, Mead & Co 1959 First Edition; Eighth Printing Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Xviii, [2], 165 pages, 8 plates, text diagrams and maps, cloth, dust jacket frayed otherwise very good. From the dust jacket: "It is designed for repeated reference and covers all phases of the subject - selecting a boat, tuning, training a crew, rules, tactics, care of hull and sails, and so on. An outstanding feature of the book is the many ingenious diagrams and drawings by H. De Fontaine, a well-known Yachting staff artist, nearly a hundred of them making clear, as only pictures can, the fine points of the text. " ; 165 pages 
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5 Brown, Lawrence W. Sailing America. a Trailer Sailor's Guide to North America.
Camden, Maine, Seven Seas Press 1990 091516096X / 9780915160969 Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
[10], 181 pages, illustrations, diagrams, pictorial wrappers, very good. From Amazon reviewer Sam: "Sailing America is a rare kind of a book. Yes, it is dated. Yes, America has become a more dangerous place since its publication, and yes, America has totally fallen for consumerism and is paying the price for it now. While it has become a different country, the contents of Sailing America still has a true ring to it. Sailing America should not be viewed as one long trailer-sailor expedition. Rather, it's a collection of possible sailing destinations, from which a trailer sailor may select the ones closest to home, if frugally inclined, or the one that promises the greater adventure, if time and sufficient funds are available. What readers have to understand is that Mr. Brown has made his living as a teacher, and as such, he has had the privilege of taking summers off to pursue sailing. While teachers have their summers off, they also earn correspondingly less money than other professionals with similar degrees. Folks, there is always a trade-off. As a friend of mine is fond to say: you can have time or you can have money, but to have both is difficult. Thus, Mr. Brown's sailing has been of the frugal type. In Sailing America, he didn't use a big SUV as a towing vehicle, but a small 4-cylinder Toyota bus. Neither was his boat impressive--mostly a small West Wight Potter 15, which nowadays can be had for a few thousand dollars on the second-hand market. Mr. Brown's family, himself, his wife, and two daughters, also camped a lot on their low-budget trips to make them affordable. If you are into money, glitzy things, big SUVs, big yachts, and expensive hotels, then this book is not for you." ; 9.10 X 7.30 X 0.50 inches; 160 pages 
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6 Burgess, Robert Forrest Handbook of Trailer Sailing. Second Edition.
Camden, Maine, International Marine Publishing 1992 0877423431 / 9780877423430 Second Edition Softcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Xii, 227 pages, well illustrated, diagrams, pictorial wrappers, very good. From the back cover: "Free yourself from the constraints of high-priced marinas and crowded campgrounds. Here is all you’ll need to get started in the low-cost, high-reward sport of trailer sailing, with advice that will take you from your backyard to that secluded spot just over the horizon. Finding your dream boat. Outfitting and setting up. Trailers and trailer tactics. Elementary and advanced sailing. Anchoring. Caring for your outboard. Sail camping and cruise planning. And much more." 
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7 CALAHAN, H[AROLD] A[UGUSTIN] Learning to sail. New edition with supplementary chapter.
New York Macmillan Co. 1963 Hard Cover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Xxii, [2],345 pages, well illustrated, diagrams, cloth, dust jacket frayed otherwise very good. 23rd printing. A sailing classic from the author of Learning to Race, Learning to Cruise and many other sailing books, as well as a column for Yachting magazine. From the foreword "This book is written for the landlubber. It begins at the beginning, and gives just enough information to enable anyone to take out a small book and bring her back in safety." Topics covered Include mooring, knots, bending and hoisting sail, reefing, sailing to windward, helmsmanship, ballast and trim, 
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8 Calahan, H[Arold] A[Ugustin] Sailing Technique.
New York MacMillan Company 1962 Seventh Printing Hard Cover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Xvi, 459 pages, 6 plates, text diagrams, cloth, DJ, very good. From the DJ: "This latest and most comprehensive book by the master yachtsman, H. A. Augustin, will be welcomed by his enthusiatic crew of windjammer readers and attract a host of new admirer. Here, after 17 years, and eight books on sailing, is the successor to his classic, LEARNING TO SAIL." 
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9 Casey, Don Dragged Aboard. a Cruising Guide for a Reluctant Mate.
New York W. W. Norton & Company 1998 0393046532 / 9780393046533 First Edition Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Illustrations by Don Almquist. Xii, 180 pages, illustrations, cloth, DJ, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. First edition. From the dust jacket: "Dragged Aboard addresses the interests of the reluctant partner: Are there valid reasons to go cruising? Is it safe? Healthy? Will the children suffer? Can I be comfortable? Clean? What will we ea? Can I be reached in an emergency? What can I take? What must I leave behind?" ; Ex-Library; 9.30 X 6.30 X 0.80 inches 
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10 Chapman, Roger Over and Out the Saga of an Admirable Sailboat
Jamestown, RI Day Communications 1996 Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
100 pages, well illustrated, map, pictorial wrappers, oblong 10.5 by 8 inches, very good. "OVER AND OUT takes the reader from conception to launching of a William F. Crosby-designed classic sailboat, National One - Design No. 629. The saga is centered around Wickford, Rhode Island Swamp Yankee boat builder Al Potter and authored by Wickford sailor Roger Chapman. More than just building a boat, the saga blends real-time black and white photographs with progressive construction details and the personal happenings of the characters involved with the creation of this special sailing craft. Wooden boat enthusiasts and all sailors who know what it is like to be 'touched' by a boat will enjoy this interesting close encounter with a wonderful 17-foot sailboat that roamed around Narragansett Bay for nearly forty years and logged more than 4,000 miles. 
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11 Chichester, Francis C. Sir (1901-1972) Solo to Sidney
New York Stein and Day 1982 0812828658 / 9780812828658 Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
208 pages, illustrations, cloth, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: "Sir Francis Chichester (September 17, 1901 – August 26, 1972) , aviator and sailor, was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for becoming the first person to sail single-handed around the world by the clipper route, and the fastest circumnavigator, in nine months and one day overall. "; Ex-Library; 208 pages 
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12 Childress, Lynda Morris & Patrick Childress A Cruising Guide to Narragansett Bay
Camden, Maine, International Marine Publishing 1990 0877429898 / 9780877429890 First Edition Softcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Xii, 211 pages, illustrations, maps, pictorial wrappers, very good. From the back cover: "Everything boater will need for a day, a weekend, or a month on the water: Tested piloting information, including currents, approaches, and tips from local boaters; detailed maps and chartlets; A marina directory, with services and facilities; A comprehensive rating system for the Bay's anchorages; The best places to find provisions, food, or entertainment; Bay history, recipes, fishing tips, and beachcombing advice; And much more." ; 9.10 X 7.20 X 0.60 inches; 211 pages 
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13 Childress, Lynda Morris & Patrick Childress A Cruising Guide to Narragansett Bay
Camden, Maine, International Marine Publishing 1990 0877429898 / 9780877429890 First Edition Softcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Xii, 211 pages, illustrations, maps, pictorial wrappers, very good. From the back cover: "Everything boater will need for a day, a weekend, or a month on the water: Tested piloting information, including currents, approaches, and tips from local boaters; detailed maps and chartlets; A marina directory, with services and facilities; A comprehensive rating system for the Bay's anchorages; The best places to find provisions, food, or entertainment; Bay history, recipes, fishing tips, and beachcombing advice; And much more." ; 9.10 X 7.20 X 0.60 inches; 211 pages 
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14 Cole, Guy. Starting to Cruise.
Adlard Coles Limited 1967 Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
114, [1] pages, 6 plates, diagrams, pictorial boards, very good. From the back cover: Guy Cole has served in the Boating Advice Bureau at all fourteen Boat Shows held in London, appeared on television, written three yachting text-books, contributed articles to yachting magazines, and in 1967 received the Yachting Writer Guild award as Yachting Writer of the Year. 
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15 COLES, K. ADLART Heavy weather sailing.
Tuckahoe, NY John De Graff, Inc. 1968 0828600295 / 9780828600293 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
304 pages, well illustrated, maps, diagrams, cloth, reprint, very good. Foreword by Alasdair Garrett. Appendix on Wave Theory and Facts by Captain C. Stewart. From the publisher: "Adlard Coles made his first long distance cruise in 1923 in the 19 foot sloop ANNETTE. The years since have been rich with cruising and racing experience son both sides of the Atlantic in a variety of sailing craft. To his own experiences he has added reports of American and Bermudian yachtsmen on extreme weather situations and testimony of expert specialists on meteorology of depressions, wave theory and freak waves. Each example of heavy weather is illustrated by synoptic charts and followed by a summary of the conclusions to be leaned from the experience." 
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16 COLES, K. ADLART Heavy weather sailing.
Tuckahoe, NY John De Graff, Inc. 1968 0828600295 / 9780828600293 First US Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
304 pages, well illustrated, diagrams, maps, cloth, DJ, very good. Former owners signature. From the DJ: Adlard Coles made his first long distance cruise in 1923 in the 19 foot sloop ANNETTE. The years since have been rich with cruising and racing experience son both sides of the Atlantic in a variety of sailing craft. To his own experiences he has added reports of American and Bermudian yachtsmen on extreme weather situations and testimony of expert specialists on meteorology of depressions, wave theory and freak waves. Each example of heavy weather is illustrated by synoptic charts and followed by a summary of the conclusions to be leaned from the experience." 
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17 Craig, John and Davison, Tim Racing. a Beginner's Manual.
East Sussex Fernhurst Books 1988 0906754372 / 9780906754375 Softcover Very Good 
63, [1] pages, well illustrated, pictorial wrappers, very good. From the introduction: This book is intended as a guide for people who have already learned to sail and would like to go a step further and start racing. R2137 ; 63 pages 
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18 Duncan, Roger F. , Fenn, Paul W. , Fenn, W. Wallace, and, Ware, John P. The Cruising Guide to the New England Coast, Including the Hudson River, Long Island Sound, and the Coast of New Brunswick. Completely Revised and Updated Eleventh Edition.
New York W. W. Norton & Company 1995 0393036391 / 9780393036398 Eleventh Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Xx, 812 pages, well illustrated, map endpapers, cloth, DJ, very good. From the dust jacket: "Here, revised and updated through 1994, is the latest edition of the most complete and authoritative cruising guide to the New England Coast, including the Hudson River, Long Island Sound, and the coast of New Brunswick. ~ For the preparation of this revised edition, the authors visited nearly all the harbors, talked with harbormasters, reviewed the contributions and corrections of other cruising yachtspeople and reevaluated earlier judgments. The updated Guide notes channels and harbors that have been dredged or shoaled up; recently replaced buoys; and changes in marinas, boatyards, and other facilities. Consistent with earlier editions, this Guide provides valuable information on weather, tides, coastal geography and geology, fog, marine birds, animals, and sea conditions. There are updated appendixes on pump-out stations, geology, fog, and regional fauna. The reader will also learn about places of historical interest ashore; places to get a drink, a delicious meal, or a hot shower, and places to swim or relax in friendly surroundings. " ; 812 pages 
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19 Duncan, Roger F. and, Ware, John P. Cruising Guide to the New England Coast, Including the Hudson River, Long Island Sound, and the Coast of New Brunswick [8th Edition]
New York Dodd, Mead & Co 1983 0396081665 / 9780396081661 Eighth Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
702 pages, illustrations, maps, cloth, DJ, very good. From the dust jacket: "The responsible skipper of a cruising yacht will want to know of the great changes along the New England coast in recent years, changes described in this thoroughly revised and rewritten eighth edition of a book called 'indispensable' by the U. S. Power Squadron. " ME168A ; 702 pages 
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20 Ellison, Michael Yacht Tenders and Boats. Amateur Yacht Research Society No. 88. June 1977
Amateur Yacht Research Society 1977 Softcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
64 pages, well illustrated, diagrams, pictorial wrappers, very good. Cover illustration of an Avon Inflatable with B. T. Sail Conversion, photo by Benyon Tinker. 
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