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Chapman Piloting & Seamanship 64th Edition
by Elbert S. Maloney, Charles Frederic Chapman
When Chapman Piloting lands on your doorstep--all 656 pages of it--it's easy to feel daunted. Have faith, sailor. Now in its 64th edition, Charles Frederic Chapman's masterpiece is a boater's bible. Indeed, one customer raves, "if you could take a class called Boating 101, this would be the textbook." It's more than just a basic text, however; it's a complete curriculum of nautical knowledge, from knots to navigation, docking to distress calls, plus etiquette, protocol, and terminology for powerboaters and sailors alike. Accessible to the beginner, Chapman Piloting is an essential reference for even the most experienced sailor. A necessary component of any nautical library. Highly recommended. --M. Stein,
Hardcover from Hearst Books
Book Published: September, 2003

The Ashley Book of Knots
by Clifford W. Ashley
Hardcover Reissue edition (June 1993)
Doubleday; ISBN: 0385040253

The Annapolis Book of Seamanship
by John Rousmaniere, Mark Smith (Illustrator)
(Hardcover - October 1999)

The Arts of the Sailor : Knotting, Splicing and Ropework
by Hervey Garrett Smith
(Paperback - October 1990)

Celestial Navigation for Yachtsmen
by Mary Blewitt, Thomas Bergel
Listed under Navigation

Chapman's Nautical Guides: Boating Etiquette
Queene Hooper Foster
Paperback / Book Published 1990 

Chisnell on Instrument: Techniques
Mark Chisnell
Listed under Navigation

Essential Seamanship (Cornell Boaters Library)
Richard Henderson 
Paperback / Book Published 1994

Nigel Calder's Cruising Handbook: A Compendium for Coastal and Offshore Sailors
by Nigel Calder
Listed under Cruising Guides

Get Your Captain's License: The Complete Study Guide, Second Edition
by Charles Wing

The Illustrated Longitude
by Dava Sobel, William J. H. Andrewes
This highly acclaimed book is essential reading for all who wish to have a thorough understanding of the sea.
Listed under Marine Navigation

Boating 101: Essential Lessons for Boaters
by Roger Siminoff

Multihull Seamanship
by Gavin Lesueur
(Paperback - November 1998)
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The Capable Cruiser
by Lin Pardey, Larry Pardey 
(Hardcover - March 1999)

Cruising Fundamentals
by Harry Munns, Hal Sutphen (Editor)
Listed under Cruising Guides

Practical Boating Skills
Katie Hamilton, Gene Hamilton
Paperback / Book Published 1995

The Practical Mariner's Book of Knowledge: 420 Sea-Tested Rules of Thumb for Almost Every Boating Situation
John Vigor / Paperback / Book Published 1994

Sail and Power: The Official Textbook at the U.S. Naval Academy
Richard Henderson 
Hardcover / Book Published 1991

The Seaman's Friend : Containing a Treatise on Practical Seamanship
by Richard Henry Dana Jr. 
(Paperback - November 1997)

A World of My Own
by Robin Knox-Johnston 
(Hardcover - June 1994)

The Young Sea Officer's Sheet Anchor : Or a Key to the Leading of Rigging and to Practical Seamanship
by Darcy Lever
(Paperback - July 1998)

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