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Books and Publications

The Sailing Bible

The Sailing Bible

€36.00

Author: Barrie Smith Publisher: Adlard Coles Nautical Format: HB 400 pp The Sailing Bible is a user-friendly, hands-on manual packed with detailed step-by-step diagrams, lively action photos, and helpful advice on getting the most out of your sailing at whatever level. Whether just learning the basics or wanting tips on sailing with the best, this is the book that will give you all the answers you are looking for. HB 400pp

New Complete Sailing Manual

New Complete Sailing Manual

€36.00

Complete Sailing Manual Author: Sleight, Steve Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Format: HB 320 pp A highly illustrated guide to dinghy and cruiser sailing. The basic instruction and boat-handling sections are the best, and the standard of illustration - a mix of colour photos and superb colour drawings - is the hallmark of the publisher. Attractive and well thought-out, this would be an excellent first serious sailing book, but inevitably some subjects are only outlined. Full colour throughout. Index. Glossary of terms. HB. 320pp.

North West Spain Cruising Companion

North West Spain Cruising Companion

€45.00

North West Spain The Atlantic and Biscay coastline of the Iberian peninsular is a dramatic and fascinating cruising area. This companion to the region, from Hondarribia on the French border to Bayona, will help you make the most of it - providing not only pilotage and nautical information, but also giving valuable insights into the history, culture and culinary specialties of this picturesque part of Spain. As well as data for on-board use, there is a great deal of practical information for your cruise planning provided within this book’s easy to read and well-illustrated pages.

Cruising Galicia

Cruising Galicia

€39.00

Cruising GaliciaA new cruising companion to Northwest Spain from Ribadeo to Baiona. The authors spent several seasons cruising in the area & have produced a guide that provides all the information necessary for yachts visiting Galicia. Packed with shore side information on facilities, tourism & history.

North Brittany Channel Islands

North Brittany Channel Islands

€40.00

North Brittany Channel Islands: Cherbourg to Ouessant + Channel Islands The definitive guide to the North Brittany between St Malo and Ouessant (Ushant). With its pedigree going back to Adlard Coles's original 1952 book, this edition is better than ever with full colour throughout, clear port plans and charts, excellent aerial and eye-level approach photographs, and an easy-to-follow text for this testing coast.

Cruising Guide to the Virgin Islands

Cruising Guide to the Virgin Islands

€30.00

Virgin Islands Pilot Author: Simon & Nancy Scott Publisher: Cruising Guide Publications Format: PB 340 pp This book is the business on the Virgin Is, and almost as colourful as its subject - a riot of colour all through. Coverage includes the British and US Virgin Is, the Spanish Virgins, Culebra, Vieques and the east coast of Puerto Rico. Besides yachting information, there is plenty of local tips and other watery activity information for divers and other watersports. Fold-out chart provided showing Virgin Gorda to St Thomas. PB. 340pp.

Croatia Cruising Companion

Croatia Cruising Companion

€42.00

Croatia Pilot Author: Jane Cody Publisher: Wiley Nautical The Dalmatian coast, with its many unspoilt islands and crystal clear waters, ranks high amongst the best cruising areas in the world. Share its secrets, get an inside track on the latest cruising and destination news, and obtain all the facts, photos and chartlets you need to cruise it safely, discover its hidden gems, and enjoy it to the full.

Sailing Around The UK and Ireland

Sailing Around The UK and Ireland

€30.00

Sailing around uk and irelandThe book will be highly practical as well as narrative, enabling anyone reading it to follow in the author’s footsteps (from any starting point in the UK). A unique selling point is that the author is in his 60s, sailed around the UK solo and did it all in day sails (so no intrepid overnight stuff) — the obvious message is, ‘if he can do it so can I’. He will explain his detailed passage planning for each (day) leg, boat preparations, detailed navigation (to cope with tricky headlands, tidal overfalls, rocky areas etc), practical navigational tips and will feature detailed route maps and of course his spectacular photos.

Inland Waterways of Ireland

Inland Waterways of Ireland

€39.00

Inland waterways of ireland This is the first (and long awaited!) comprehensive guide and directory to the navigable and not-so-navigable waterways of Ireland. The author (married to the equally famous yachting author Peter) has ammassed a huge amount of information . There are sections on baot hiring, wildlife, what to see, where to go, pubs and restaurants, all carefully compiled in a clear and readable format.

Cruising Guide to Cork & Kerry

Cruising Guide to Cork & Kerry

€39.00

Cruising Guide to Cork & Kerry Publisher: Imray Starting at Yougal and finishing at Tralee, just short of the Shannon, Graham Swanson's cruising companion to this beautiful part of Ireland provides background information that is not found in the traditional pilots and almanacs. After three extended cruises in 'Balair' the author has put together a well-planned guide which not only provides the sort of invaluable navigational information that is needed as a companion to Admiralty and Imray charts, but also describes places to visit and explore. Graham Swanson's gentle commentary places and people is a joy to read and conveys the spirit and atmosphere of the remote harbours and anchorage's tucked into the rias of Southwest Ireland. The photography illustrates the text and balances the detailed Imray cartography and sequence of specially commissioned photographs by Patrick Roach. The introduction contains an illustrated section on sea birds and each cruising section is lightened by recipes for traditional dishes of Cork and Kerry.

East and North Coasts of Ireland Sailing Directions

East and North Coasts of Ireland Sailing Directions

€42.00

Author: Irish Cruising Club Publisher: Irish Cruising Club Format: Paperback 224 pages Covers from Kilmore Quay north to Fair Head and west to Bloody Foreland, by way of Dublin, Carlingford and Strangford Loughs, Belfast Lough, Rathlin Island and Lough Swilly. Twelfth Edition, 2014 Edited by Norman Kean A4, soft cover, 224 pages 99 colour plans 99 aerial and 294 sea level photographs Text completely revised in respect of navigational aids, facilities and shoreside amenities Describes 161 ports, harbours and anchorages Details of three new or extended marinas and 85 changes to navigational aids since 2008 Includes advice on crossings to and from Great Britain and the Isle of Man The standard work on small-craft pilotage of these coasts

South and West Coasts of Ireland Sailing Directions [ICC]

South and West Coasts of Ireland Sailing Directions [ICC]

€42.00

South and West Coasts of Ireland Sailing Directions [ICC] Sailing Directions Ireland Author: Irish Cruising Club Publisher: Irish Cruising Club Format: Paperback, 326 pages 13th Edition of the bestselling South and West Ireland. Comprehensive and up to date, this is the latest in the Irish Cruising Club's acclaimed series of guides to the coast. This edition includes full details of passages, harbours, marinas, ports and anchorages. In addition, 144 aerial photographs, 688 sea level photographs showing transits, harbours and dangers and 156 plans and charts are displayed. The essential companion for all who sail the coast. There is a companion volume covering the East and North coasts of Ireland.

Cruising Ireland [ICC]

Cruising Ireland [ICC]

€42.00

Sailing Directions Ireland - Cruising Ireland Author: Irish Cruising Club Publisher: Irish Cruising Club Format: HB Cruising Ireland covering the whole coast of Ireland was published in 2012. Written by Mike Balmforth and Norman Kean (editor of ICC) it provides all the info you need to make the most of cruising Ireland's spectacular and beautiful coast.

Southern Ireland Cruising Companion

Southern Ireland Cruising Companion

€42.00

Ireland South Pilot Author: Robert Wilcox Publisher: Wiley Nautical Format: HB 256pp With its wide open seas, plentiful, secluded anchorages, beautiful scenery, & interesting navigational challenges, the southern coast of Ireland is nothing short of a yachtsman's paradise. It includes detailed descriptions of every entrance, harbor, anchorage & service in the area.

RYA Training Charts 3,4

RYA Training Charts 3,4

€9.00

Training Chart Manufacturer: Royal Yachting Association. These charts are of fictional places - they are designed to portray all features on one chart. These charts are used on all RYA navigation courses - Introduction, Day Skipper and Yachtmaster. Great for working on but remember they are FICTIONAL. For PRACTICE ONLY - NOT to be used for navigation!

Understanding A Nautical Chart

Understanding A Nautical Chart

€20.00

Contains all Symbols and Abbreviations. Whether they are paper or electronic, charts are the most fundamental navigational tool. Making the best use of them requires a great understanding of symbols and abbreviations, as well as an awareness of the limits of accuracy in positions and soundings. How to Read a Nautical Chart not only helps you to read a chart, it allows you to understand that information and use it to navigate safely. PB 160pp

RYA Training Almanac-Northern Hemisphere

RYA Training Almanac-Northern Hemisphere

€10.00

Training Almanac Manufacturer: Royal Yachting Association. This is a pre-requisite for any RYA navigation course. The Introduction to Navigation, The Day Skipper Navigation and the Yachtmaster Offshore Navigation Course all use this book which simulates an almanac and parts of a pilot book. Contains tide tables, tidal atlas, computation of rates table, harbour plans and more.

G1 RYA Weather Handbook

G1 RYA Weather Handbook

€20.00

RYA Weather Author: Tibbs, Chris Publisher: Royal Yachting Association A new edition of this best selling weather book. This book covers the knowledge required by skippers up to yachtmaster Ocean standard and provides important background information for the RYA practical and shorebased courses.

G6 RYA Navigation Handbook

G6 RYA Navigation Handbook

€20.00

Nav Handbook Author: Bartlett, Tim Publisher: Royal Yachting Association Details direction finding in simple stages. Using full colour illustrations, this book follows the Yachtmaster syllabus. It is useful for anyone studying navigation as a part of an RYA course or needs to know more about navigation. A necessary back up to the small books used on navigation courses.

Yachtmaster - Advanced navigation theory safety & Seamanship

Yachtmaster - Advanced navigation theory safety & Seamanship

€14.00

Yachtmaster Navigation Author: Royal Yachting Association Publisher: Royal Yachting Association Pre- requisite for Yachtmaster Shorebased Navigation Course. Highly illustrated in full colour, and with a minimum of words, this little book teaches the basics of the Yachtmaster shore-based syllabus, and is a useful reminder of skills. Concentrates on chartwork, weather, rules of the road, distress procedures. This book provides the bones for the course - the flesh can be found in the excellent RYA Navigation Handbook.

Day Skipper - Introduction to navigation theory safety and seamanship

Day Skipper - Introduction to navigation theory safety and seamanship

€14.00

Day Skipper Book Author: Royal Yachting Association Publisher: Royal Yachting Association Pre- requisite for Day Skipper Shorebased Navigation Course. Highly illustrated in full colour, and with a minimum of words, this little book teaches the basics of the Day Skipper shore-based syllabus, and is a useful reminder of skills. Concentrates on boat handling, rules of the road and navigation. This book provides the bones for the course - the flesh can be found in the excellent RYA Navigation Handbook.

G77 RYA An Introduction To Navigation

G77 RYA An Introduction To Navigation

€16.00

Intro to Navigation Author: Tim Bartlett Publisher: Royal Yachting Association The latest in the RYA's popular handbook range, this title is an introduction to navigation. The book guides the reader through the basic steps of navigation so that they can learn to navigate successfully. It is therefore an absolute must for everybody, whether studying for the RYA Introduction to Navigation Course, or merely looking to refresh their knowledge. Chapters include the purpose of navigation; measuring direction and distance; tides and buoys; pilotage and passage planning.

Cruising Almanac 2016

Cruising Almanac 2016

€50.00

Cruising Almanac. The Cruising Almanac has been redesigned as an annual publication. Compiled by The Cruising Association and Imray, it covers Northwest Europe from the Shetlands to Gibraltar and West Ireland to the Baltic. In this edition the fully revised and corrected text, includes an improved introduction with 22 plans which have been redawn to show major changes, three additional plans, and details of five new marinas. The section on the Approaches to the Baltic has been carefully overhauled. The Cruising Almanac comes with current tide tables with data on 47 standard ports

Reeds Afloat Almanac 2016

Reeds Afloat Almanac 2016

€65.00

Reeds Ireland AlmanacReeds Nautical Almanac is the indispensable trusted annual compendium of navigational data for yachtsmen and motorboaters, and provides all the information required to navigate Atlantic coastal waters around the whole of the UK, Ireland, Channel Islands and the entire European coastline from the tip of Denmark right down to Gibraltar, Northern Morocco and the Azores. The 2014 edition continues the Almanac's tradition of year on year improvement and meticulous presentation of all the data required for safe navigation. Now with an improved layout for easier reference and with over 45,000 annual changes, it is regarded as the bible of almanacs for anyone going to sea.

Cruising Almanac 2015

€42.00

The Cruising Almanac has been redesigned as an annual publication. Compiled by The Cruising Association and Imray, it covers Northwest Europe from the Shetlands to Gibraltar and West Ireland to the Baltic. In this edition the fully revised and corrected text, includes an improved introduction with 22 plans which have been redawn to show major changes, three additional plans, and details of five new marinas. The section on the Approaches to the Baltic has been carefully overhauled. The Cruising Almanac comes with current tide tables with data on 47 standard ports

Reeds Afloat Almanac 2015

Reeds Afloat Almanac 2015

€54.00

Reeds Nautical Almanac is the indispensable trusted annual compendium of navigational data for yachtsmen and motorboaters, and provides all the information required to navigate Atlantic coastal waters around the whole of the UK, Ireland, Channel Islands and the entire European coastline from the tip of Denmark right down to Gibraltar, Northern Morocco and the Azores. The 2014 edition continues the Almanac's tradition of year on year improvement and meticulous presentation of all the data required for safe navigation. Now with an improved layout for easier reference and with over 45,000 annual changes, it is regarded as the bible of

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