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Aero-Hydrodynamics of Sailing
Aero-Hydrodynamics of Sailing
by Czeslaw A. Marchaj
Hardcover from Tiller Publishing
 
American Small Sailing Craft
Howard I. Chapelle 
Hardcover / Book Published 1951

The Art and Science of Sails : A Guide to Modern Materials, Construction, Aerodynamics, Upkeep, and Use
by Tom Whidden, Michael Levitt (Contributor)
Listed under Sails & Sailmaking

All in the Same Boat: Family Living Aboard and Cruising
Tom Neale
Listed under Cruising Guides

The Ashley Book of Knots
by Clifford W. Ashley
Listed under Seamanship

Before the Wind: True Stories About Sailing
David Gowdey (Editor)
Paperback / Book Published 1994

Bernot on Breezes
Jean-Yves Bernot
Paperback / Book Published 1994

The Best of the Best : The Yacht Designs of Sparkman & Stephens
by Francis S. Kinney, Russell Bourne (Contributor)
Racing yachts and fast cruising yacht designs from the past 50 years by one of America's greatest yacht designers. Includes superb monochrome photography and the plans and history, with some 400 illustrations. Dropbears.com
Hardcover
W.W. Norton & Company; ISBN: 0393024954
 
Blown Away
Herb Payson 
Paperback / Book Published 1995

The Boater's Medical Companion (Cornell Boaters Library)
Robert S. Gould 
Paperback / Book Published 1990

The Boating Bible: An Essential Handbook for Every Sailor
Jim Murrant
Paperback / Book Published 1991

The Boat Who Wouldn't Float
by Farley Mowat
I give this 5 stars. It's by far the funniest and most original piece I've read for ages - no boat should be without it.
Listed under Cruising Guides

Born to Sail: On Other People's Boats
Jennifer P. Stuart
Paperback / Book Published 1991

Capt. Nat Herreshoff: The Wizard of Bristol: The Life and Achievements of Natanael Greene Herreshoff, Together With an Account of Some of the yachts
L. Francis Herreshoff 
Paperback / Book Published 1996

Catamaran Sailing: From Start to Finish
by Phil Berman, Bradford Scott (Illustrator), Phillip L. Berman
Listed under Catamarans

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

The Complete Sailor: Learning the Art of Sailing
David Seidman, Kelly Mulford (Illustrator)
Paperback: 208 pages
McGraw-Hill Trade; ISBN: 0070571317; (March 1, )
 
The Cruising Woman's Advisor: How to Prepare for the Voyaging Life
Diana B. Jessie 
Listed under Cruising Guides

Desirable and Undesirable Characteristics of the Offshore Yachts
John Rousmaniere (Editor), Stephen L. Davis 
Hardcover / Book Published 1987
Delivery sometimes delayed.

Enterprise to Endeavour : The J-Class Yachts
by Ian Dear
Hardcover - 160 pages 4th edition (November )
Sheridan House; ISBN: 1574090917

Essential Seamanship (Cornell Boaters Library)
Richard Henderson
Listed under Seamanship

From a Bare Hull: How to Build a Sailboat
Ferenc Mate 
Paperback - 442 pages Revised edition (April )
Albatross; ISBN: 0920256317

Fundamentals of Sailing, Cruising, and Racing
Stephen Colgate 
Hardcover Rev&Updtd edition (March )
W.W. Norton & Company; ISBN: 0393038114

The Guide to Wooden Boats: Schooners, Ketches, Cutters, Sloops, Yawls, Cats
Benjamin Mendlowitz
Listed under Wooden Boats

The Handbook of Sailing
Bob Bond 
Paperback / Book Published 1992

Handling Troubles Afloat: What to Do When It All Goes Wrong
John Mellor
Paperback - 208 pages
Sheridan House; ISBN: 1574090097

Heavy Weather Sailing, 30th Anniversary Edition
by K. Adlard Coles, Peter Bruce (Editor)
(Hardcover)

High Performance Sailing
by Frank Bethwaite 
Listed under Yacht Racing

How to Paint Your Boat: Painting, Varnishing, Antifouling
Nigel Clegg
Paperback / Book Published 1997

How to Sail a Dinghy: A Step-By-Step Guide (Jarrold Sports)
Liz French, et al
Paperback / Book Published 1993

In the Spirit of Tradition : Old and New Classic Yachts
by Jill Bobrow (Preface), Dana Jinkins (Photographer), Christian Chalmin (Introduction)
Hardcover - 256 pages 1 Ed edition (November )
W.W. Norton & Company; ISBN: 0393045560
 
The Innovative Yacht: Ideas for Modern Cruising
Andrew Simpson 
Hardcover / Book Published 1996

An Introduction to Sailing
Peter Blake, David Pardon 
Paperback / Book Published 1993

Invitation to Sailing
Alan Brown
Paperback / Book Published 1974

Laser Racing
by Ed Baird
Listed under Laser Sailing

Learning to Sail: The Annapolis Sailing School Guide for All Ages
Di Goodman, et al
Paperback / Book Published 1994

Gipsy Moth Circles the World (The Sailor's Classics #1)
by Francis Chichester

The Long Way
Bernard Moitessier, William Rodarmor (Translator)
The Long Way is Bernard Moitessier's own incredible story of his participation in the first Golden Globe Race, a solo, non-stop circumnavigation rounding the three great Capes of Good Hope, Leeuwin and the Horn. 
Listed under Yacht Racing

The Manual of Sail Trim
by Stuart H. Walker
A technical book for the experienced sailor.
Listed under Sails & Sailmaking

Multihull Cruising Fundamentals: The Official American Sailing Association Guide to Cruising Multihulls
by Rick White, et al
Listed under Catamarans

One Hand for Yourself One for the Ship: The Essentials of Single Handed Sailing
Tristan Jones
Paperback / Book Published 1991

Practical Sail Care and Repair
by Karen Lipe
Listed under Sails & Sailmaking

Saga of a Wayward Sailor
Tristan Jones
Paperback / Book Published 1995

Sail and Power: The Official Textbook at the U.S. Naval Academy
Richard Henderson
Listed under Seamanship

Sail Better: 101 Tips and Techniques Vol. 1
Roger Marshall
Paperback / Book Published 1996

Sailing (Know the Sport)
Phil Twining
Paperback / Book Published 1996

Sailing: A Parent's Handbook for Junior Sailing (Boating Made Simple)
Susan D. Artof, Johi Palmer
Paperback / Book Published 1994

Sailing at the U.S. Naval Academy: An Illustrated History
Robert W. McNitt
Hardcover / Book Published 1996

Sailing For Dummies®
by J. J. Isler, Peter Isler

The Sailing Mystique: The Challenges and Rewards of a Life Under Sail
Bill Robinson 
Paperback / Book Published 1994

Sailing Past
Renee M. Waite, Keith Waite (Illustrator)
Paperback / Book Published 1993

Sailing the Golden Sea
Paul Keller
Paperback / Book Published 1993

Sailing Tips: 1000 New Ways to Solve Old Problems
William M. Burr
Paperback / Book Published 1989

Sailing's a Breeze!: With 153 Visual Aids
Mark Solomon
Paperback / Book Published 1996

The Sailor's Handbook: A Clear and Comprehensive Guide to Sailing for Pleasure and Sport Vol. 1
Halsey C. Herreshoff 
Paperback / Book Published 1994

Sailors' Secrets: Advice from the Masters
Mike Badham, et al
Hardcover / Book Published 1997
Out of Print - Try Used Books

Sailor's Start-Up: A Beginner's Guide to Sailing (Start-Up Sports, No 3)
Doug Werner / Paperback / Book Published 1994

Sails : The Way They Work and How to Make Them
by Derek Harvey
Listed under Sails & Sailmaking

The Schooner: Its Design and Development from 1600 to the Present
David R. MacGregor
Paperback: 192 pages
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 1557509875; (March )
 
Single-Handed Sailing
Frank Mulville 
Paperback / Book Published 1991
Delivery sometimes delayed.

Something Borrowed: 101 Useful Tips for Every Sailor
Joel W. Graffley 
Paperback / Book Published 1995 
Delivery sometimes delayed.

Song of the Sirens
by Ernest Kellogg Gann

Spinnaker Handling
Bent Aarre, et al
Listed under Yacht Racing

Steve Colgate on Sailing
Steve Colgate, Marcia Wiley (Editor)
Hardcover / Book Published 1991

The Strange Last Voyage of Donald Crowhurst
Nicholas Tomalin, Ron Hall
"One of the most extraordinary stories about the sea ever to be published." The Washington Post
Paperback / Book Published 1995

Survive the Savage Sea (Sailing Classics)
by Dougal Robertson
Listed under Shipwrecks

The Symmetry of Sailing : The Physics of Sailing for Yachtsmen
by Ross Garrett, Dave Wilkie (Illustrator)
Paperback - 278 pages
Sheridan House; ISBN: 1574090003

Understanding Boat Design
by Ted Brewer
"One of the cleanest and clearest expositions on the elements of yacht design ever published. - By a naval architect who knows what he is talking about." WoodenBoat
Paperback 4 edition
Intl Marine Pub; ISBN: 0070076944

Understanding Rigs and Rigging
by Richard Henderson
Listed under Sails & Sailmaking

The Visual Dictionary of Ships and Sailing (Eyewitness Visual Dictionaries)
Hardcover / Book Published 1991

William Fife: Master of the Classic Yacht
by Franco Pace 
Hardcover - 160 pages
WoodenBoat Publications; ISBN: 0937822493
 

The World's Best Sailboats, Volume 2
The World's Best Sailboats, Volume 2
by Ferenc Mate
Hardcover from Albatross
 

 
Yacht Style : Design and Decor Ideas from the World's Finest Yachts
by Daniel Spurr
Paperback - 320 pages 1 edition (March )
Intl Marine Pub; ISBN: 0070605637
 
Yachting: The History of a Passion
Robin Knox-Johnston
Hardcover / Book Published 1990

Yachting's Golden Age : 1880-1905
by Ed Holm
(Hardcover)



Out of Print & Hard to Find Sailing Books

Classic Sail
by Joseph Gribbins 
Hardcover - 128 pages (November )
Michael Friedman/Fairfax Publishing; ISBN: 1567994512
Special Order

An A-Z of Sailing Terms (Oxford Paperback Reference)
Paperback - 216 pages 2 edition (July 1992)
Oxford Univ Pr (Trade); ISBN: 0192861476
Special Order

Effective Skippering: A Comprehensive Guide to Yacht Mastery
John Myatt, Neil Myatt (Illustrator) / Hardcover / Book Published 1992 
Special Order

Yacht Design Explained : A Sailor's Guide to the Principles and Practice of Design
by Steve Killing, Douglas Hunter (Introduction)
Hardcover - 256 pages
W W Norton & Co; ISBN: 039304646X
Special Order

Hand, Reef and Steer
Tom Cunliffe 
Hardcover / Book Published 1992
Out of Print - Try Used Books

Windjammer Watching on the Coast of Maine: A Guide to the Famous Windjammer Fleet and 34 Other Traditional Sailing Vessels
Virginia L. Thorndike 
Paperback / Book Published 1993
Out of Print - Try Used Books

Principles of Yacht Design
by Lars Larsson, Rolf Eliasson (Contributor)
Hardcover - 302 pages (March )
Intl Marine Pub; ISBN: 0070364923
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Two Yachts, Two Voyages
Eric Hiscock / Hardcover / Book Published 1985
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Advanced Sailing
Tony Gibbs / Paperback / Book Published 1978 
Out of Print - Try Used Books

Best Boats to Build and Buy
Ferenc Mate / Paperback / Book Published 1992 
Out of Print - Try Used Books

Yachtsman's Ten Language Dictionary
Barbara Webb, et al / Paperback / Book Published 1996 
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Surveying and Restoring Classic Boats
J. C. Winters / Hardcover / Book Published 1993
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Yacht Designing and Planning: For Yachtsmen, Students, and Amateurs
Howard I. Chapelle 
Hardcover / Book Published 1995
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