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Navigation & Seamanship Guides

Navigation & Seamanship Guides and books

An art or a skill navigation is certainly something you need to learn, keep up to date with and be able to rely on when cruising with your yacht or boat. With the invention of GPS and chart plotter it is easy to skip the learning of some of the basic navigation and seamanship skills, but they are still very much needed both as just in case there is an equipment failure and as a double check. Know your flags compass readings and be able to navigate by the stars and a piece of paper.

If you are sailing and older or classic boat, there is more to learn authors such as Tom Cunliffe have written down the essentials to pass their knowledge down the generations and help with sail setting, rigging and maneuvers in classic boats.

Navigation & Seamanship Guides and books An art or a skill navigation is certainly something you need to learn, keep up to date with and be able to rely on when cruising with your yacht or... read more »
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Navigation & Seamanship Guides

Navigation & Seamanship Guides and books

An art or a skill navigation is certainly something you need to learn, keep up to date with and be able to rely on when cruising with your yacht or boat. With the invention of GPS and chart plotter it is easy to skip the learning of some of the basic navigation and seamanship skills, but they are still very much needed both as just in case there is an equipment failure and as a double check. Know your flags compass readings and be able to navigate by the stars and a piece of paper.

If you are sailing and older or classic boat, there is more to learn authors such as Tom Cunliffe have written down the essentials to pass their knowledge down the generations and help with sail setting, rigging and maneuvers in classic boats.

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Gaff Rig Handbook
Gaff Rig Handbook
Regarded internationally as the definitive book for anyone designing, building, rigging or sailing a gaff-rigged vessel, this book provides a fascinating insight into the design, history, techniques and developments of a rig which has...
£29.99 *
GPS Afloat
GPS Afloat
A thoroughly modern and up-to-date text that runs through all the basics of GPS, navigational applications, technical pitfalls and the recommended techniques to use.
£14.99 *
Hand Reef & Steer
Hand Reef & Steer
Author: Tom Cunliffe The first book to be published for many years on the subject of traditional handling and sailing techniques appropriate for the older, more traditional craft or replicas of such craft. In Hand, Reef & Steer - winner...
£22.00 *
Illustrated Seamanship
Illustrated Seamanship
The colourful, highly illustrated guide to seamanship is a follow
£13.99 *
Kayaking
Kayaking
A lavishly illustrated introduction to safe kayaking this book covers everything a beginner needs to know from launching to Eskimo rolling. The reliable book is endorsed by the British Canoe Union.
£8.99 *
Reeds Maritime Flag Handbook
Reeds Maritime Flag Handbook
This handy pocket-sized guide is the perfect on-board reference for the maritime flags of the world and their uses.
£7.99 *
Reeds Skipper's Handbook
Reeds Skipper's Handbook
The Reed's Skipper's Handbook, now in its 6th edition, has been a bestseller since first publication. A handy pocket size, it is an aide-memoire of everything a boater would need to know at sea. Packed with a wide range of information in...
£7.99 *
Short Handed Sailing
Short Handed Sailing
Singlehanded or short of crew? This colour guide gives practical advice on manoeuvring, cruising, passage-making and getting some sleep! A practical guide for the solo sailor or shorthanded crew manoeuvres, short passages and ocean...
£14.99 *
Skippers Cockpit Guide
Skippers Cockpit Guide
This quick reference guide contains all the navigational information and practical seamanship needed by skippers or crew. The accessible and concise presentation makes it ideal for instant reference at sea, and its splashproof pages and...
£9.99 *
Storm Tactics Handbook
Storm Tactics Handbook
In a storm at sea, luck is highly biased toward the sailor who has a plan. So write Lin and Larry Pardey in this, the third edition of their highly regarded Storm Tactics Handbook. As in the first two editions of this book, they describe...
£14.95 *
Book of Navigation
Book of Navigation
This highly acclaimed book on navigation, produced by Adlard Coles, is a must have reference point for anyone taking an RYA theory or practical course. The book clearly and accurately explains all that the aspiring yachtsman/woman needs...
£14.99 *
Celestial Navigation
Celestial Navigation
This book will enlighten how possible it is to calculate an exact position on earth using traditional navigational techniques. Understanding these methods will challenge everything you thought you knew about navigation.
£11.99 *
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