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A Cruising Guide To Puget Sound And The San Juan Islands

Author : Migael Scherer
ISBN : 9780071766845
Genre : Travel
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"Simply put, every local boater should have a dog-eared, well-thumbed copy [of this guide] as a permanent feature in the nautical library."—48° North A Cruising Guide to Puget Sound and the San Juan Islands has earned an outstanding reputation for the accuracy of its piloting instructions, the clarity of its writing, and the high quality of its information. This second edition includes color photos and nautical chart segments throughout, as well as: Approaches and anchorages for hundreds of bays, harbors, and inlets—many with annotated charts Weather, tides, currents, and commercial traffic patterns Local history and attractions 240 full-color photos 75 color chartlets Larger size and lay-flat binding for ease of use With at-a-glance ratings of every harbor and anchorage, A Cruising Guide to Puget Sound and the San Juan Islands is the definitive resource for Pacific Northwest cruising. "Everything a yachtsman's pilot ought to be: shipshape and workmanlike in its approach, unusually well written, very thoughtfully researched."—Jonathan Raban, bestselling author, Waxwings: A Novel and Passage to Juneau "All the necessary nuts and bolts about navigating local waters is found in A Cruising Guide to Puget Sound. . . . A welcome addition to the library of any Puget Sound sail- or powerboat owner."—Seattle Times "An elegant, beautiful book. . . . For even those few boaters who think they know all Puget Sound has to offer, this invaluable reference guide will introduce them to hundreds of new places yet to explore."—48° North "So complete that veteran cruisers will discover cruising grounds they didn't know existed or didn't consider navigable."—SAIL "An encyclopedic sailing guide to area waters, written with exhaustive first-hand research to almost every cove and inlet, and complemented with a remarkable series of maps, charts, and pictures."—Seattle Post-Intelligencer "Well written and full of tantalizing places."—WoodenBoat "A keeper for my 'to take cruising' box."—Sailing "A monumental book that gives minute details on every bay, waterway, and stretch of navigable salt water from Olympia to Port Angeles, including the San Juan Islands. It does an excellent job of explaining navigational hazards and anchoring peculiarities at each point along the way."—Bellingham Herald

High Performance Racing

Author : John Merricks
ISBN : 1898660301
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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New boats - New courses - New challenges - New problems - New solutions. The new asymmetric boats and the new short courses demand new skills, techniques and strategies to win. Nobody has adapted better than John Merricks and Ian Walker. In this book they pass on the knowledge and secrets that have helped them achieve such outstanding results in the traditional classes (such as the 470) and the new flying machines. Their clear thinking will enable you, too, to master your boat...and the competition. Preparation (boat, foils, mast, sails, body and mind) Boathandling Boatspeed Racing strategies Planning for success

Marine Protected Areas For Whales Dolphins And Porpoises

Author : Erich Hoyt
ISBN : 9781136538308
Genre : Science
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The first edition of the widely praised Marine Protected Areas for Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises, published in 2005, led to numerous new marine protected area proposals and a number of notable conservation successes around the world. In this completely revised and expanded second edition, new developments in the Mediterranean, Caribbean and Pacific are described, as well as future directions for High Seas protection. New sections show how to design and manage MPAs in an ever noisier ocean subject to climate change, increased shipping and hydrocarbon exploration. The process of protected area creation for cetaceans has been accelerated and more than 200 exciting new places are detailed in this edition. This book provides a route map for MPA managers, as well as countries, to meet the ambitious targets for highly protected MPA networks by 2012 and 2020. This book is a key conservation tool and a springboard for worldwide change in human attitudes toward the world ocean where all life originated and where the majority of life on Earth still lives.

First Aid At Sea

Author : Colin Berry
ISBN : 9781408159484
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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This highly popular guide to emergency first aid at sea has been updated throughout. A bestseller for many years, it has been updated for this new edition with fresh artwork and sturdier pages to withstand the harsh marine environment. Its handy features are: Wiro binding makes the pages easy to turn and enables the book to lie flat Lamination means book is water resistant and wipe clean A colour-coded thumb index to emergencies for quick reference 'Provides rapidly accessible guidelines for dealing with medical emergencies in a small boat or yacht at sea.' Nautical Magazine 'A highly practical on-board emergency tool written by doctors who sail.' Yachting Monthly

Encyclopedia Of Transportation

Author : Mark Garrett
ISBN : 9781483389806
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 43. 21 MB
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Viewing transportation through the lens of current social, economic, and policy aspects, this four-volume reference work explores the topic of transportation across multiple disciplines within the social sciences and related areas, including geography, public policy, business, and economics. The book’s articles, all written by experts in the field, seek to answer such questions as: What has been the legacy, not just economically but politically and socially as well, of President Eisenhower’s modern interstate highway system in America? With that system and the infrastructure that supports it now in a state of decline and decay, what’s the best path for the future at a time of enormous fiscal constraints? Should California politicians plunge ahead with plans for a high-speed rail that every expert says—despite the allure—will go largely unused and will never pay back the massive investment while at this very moment potholes go unfilled all across the state? What path is best for emerging countries to keep pace with dramatic economic growth for their part? What are the social and financial costs of gridlock in our cities? Features: Approximately 675 signed articles authored by prominent scholars are arranged in A-to-Z fashion and conclude with Further Readings and cross references. A Chronology helps readers put individual events into historical context; a Reader’s Guide organizes entries by broad topical or thematic areas; a detailed index helps users quickly locate entries of most immediate interest; and a Resource Guide provides a list of journals, books, and associations and their websites. While articles were written to avoid jargon as much as possible, a Glossary provides quick definitions of technical terms. To ensure full, well-rounded coverage of the field, the General Editor with expertise in urban planning, public policy, and the environment worked alongside a Consulting Editor with a background in Civil Engineering. The index, Reader’s Guide, and cross references combine for thorough search-and-browse capabilities in the electronic edition. Available in both print and electronic formats, Encyclopedia of Transportation is an ideal reference for libraries and those who want to explore the issues that surround transportation in the United States and around the world.


Author : Donald M. Street
ISBN : 0595325904
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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D. M. Street Jr., a lifetime sailor of tremendous experience wrote this book in 1979. In the Prologue he reviews what he said in 1979 and updates it to the 21st Century in the light of new equipment available to the yachtsman and in the light of the considerable sailing he has done since that time.Now aged 74, D. M. Street Jr. bases his views (not always popular ones) on a lifetime at sea. Most yachtsmen think of Street and Iolaire-the 46-ft. engineless yawl built in 1905 that Street has owned since 1957-as the author of Caribbean Guides. They forget (or do not realize) the breadth of his varied experience in delivering and navigating other boats. Thirty six trips between North America and the islands or the reverse; a dozen trans-atlantics; four Fastnet Races; One Bermuda Race; plus other distance races and regattas too numerous to mention, on various different boats.He has cruised the entire eastern Caribbean, east coast of North America, European waters: Ireland, England, the Baltic, France, Brittany, Normandy, the Western Mediterranean. He has also cruised all the Atlantic Islands: Madeiran Archipelago, Canaries, Cape Verdes, Bermuda, and the Azores. Few yachting authors have has as extensive and varied experience cruising both inshore and off shore.He has been an enthusiastic racer all his life, racing boats of all types from dinghies to J-boats where he has served as Rock, Tide & Wind Pilot on Shamrock V. Since 1985 he and his sons have competitively raced their 1937 Dragon Gypsy in Glandore, Ireland.

Passage To Alaska

Author : Tim Lydon
ISBN : 088839523X
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A thrilling account of two friends kayaking 1000 miles though the Inside Passage of BC and southeast Alaska. This is a story of exploration and adventure, with rough seas, calving glaciers, bear encounters and persistently bad weather. But equally enjoyable is the story of this dramatic and culturally rich region, which the author weaves fluidly throughout the book. With flowing prose and non-technical language, the author provides a fundamental understanding of the area's rain forest, glaciers, wildlife and both past and present cultures. In addition to maps, instructive sidebars offer further information and tips about the many issues that arise while discovering the beauty and danger of this region. History buffs will like the many stories about the Pacific Northwest's early explorers; sea kayakers will benefit from the kayaking information; wilderness adventure buffs will be inspired by the exciting tale of paddling the Inside Passage. This book is sure to appeal to many and be enjoyed by all.

Oar Sail

Author : Kenneth Macrae Leighton
ISBN : STANFORD:36105029063372
Genre : History
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Ocean Solutions Earth Solutions

Author : Dawn J. Wright
ISBN : 1589484606
Genre : Science
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This book showcases the leading, most up-to-date oceanography research using spatial analyses and geographic information systems.

The Broughtons

Author : Anne Yeadon-Jones
ISBN : 1550174061
Genre : Travel
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These popular cruising companions offer charts, tips and data that will enhance the enjoyment and safety of any voyage. The guides feature informative and charming hand-drawn shoreline plans of selected marinas and small boat anchorages, ranging from safe all-weather havens to secluded picnic spots and marine parks. Intended to complement official hydrographic charts, the Dreamspeaker Cruising Guides accurately pinpoint both popular and little-known highlights in BC and Pacific Northwest coastal waters that every sailor, power-boater or kayaker should know. Aerial photos illustrate safe approaches to the destinations, while full-colour scenic photographs showcase the splendour of the Pacific Northwest Coast.

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