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  • High Latitude Sailing
  • Voyaging With Kids
  • Cost Conscious Cruiser
  • Self Sufficient Sailor
  • Capable Cruiser - fully revised third edition
  • The Care and Feeding of Sailing Crew

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    HIGH LATITUDE SAILING.
    Self sufficient sailing techniques for cold waters and Winter Seasons.
    By Jon Amtrup & Bob Shepton. Hardback, 0.77kg. 175mm x 255mm, 197 pages, colour photographs, published 2020.

    Sailing in cold waters is challenging, but hugely rewarding. And when you venture into the high latitudes you find yourself in some of the world's last real wildernesses. In recent years climate change has made these regions more accessible to small boats, and it is now possible to venture further afield in search of adventure.

    With practical advice, stunning photography and first-hand accounts of voyages from world-renowned experts, this book offers hard-won wisdom on all aspects of sailing in cold waters:
    Preparing yourself: good routines, assessing risk and preparing your crew

  • Preparing your boat: design, heating, engine, steering, anchors and electrics
  • Sailing in ice: instrumentation, charts, and what to do when you get stuck
  • Safety: MOB, polar bears, glaciers and dinghy procedure
  • Communication: VHF, satellite and SSB
  • Weather: interpreting GRIB files and reading ice charts
  • Anchoring and mooring: types and numbers of anchors and mooring lines
  • Clothes: hiking and skiwear; the three-layer principle

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    VOYAGING WITH KIDS.
    By Behan Gifford, Sara Dawn Johnson, Michael Robertson, Pbk, 204mm x 255mm, 1.05kg. 335 Pages. Published 2015. Colour Photographs

    Choosing a boat that is right for your family: handling the comments and critiscisms, keeping your children safe, healthy and entertained afloat - this comprehensive and inspirational guide will be just what you need to turn your dream into reality.

    The three authors have voyaged thousands of miles with children on board, and so can provide a factual and balanced look at the realities of family life on the sea. Their personal experiences and the information drawn from interviews with mumerous other voyaging parents cover a myriad of important and necessary details. Chapters include:

  • Getting ready.
  • Choosing a Family Cruising Boat
  • Staying Safe
  • Staying Healthy
  • Provisioning for a Family
  • Everyday Life Afloat
  • Learning Onboard
  • Relationships: Afloat and Ashore
  • Passagemaking
  • Babies Onboard
  • Teens onboard
  • Ending the Voyage

    "Raising a kid on board isn't about minimising the few disadvantages, but rather about maximising the many advantages" A family is a team, and there is no better place than a sailing vessel to learn teamwork.

    This book is a treasure trove of useful, well-organised information on seagoing parenting. It will answer most of your questions, leaving the most important ones for last: Do you want to raise a child who isn't scared to step out of their comfort zone? And can you step out of yours?

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    COST CONSCIOUS CRUISER, Champagne Cruising on a Beer Budget.
    By Lin and Larry Pardey, Hbk, 150mm x 220mm, 359 pages, monochrome photographs and drawings.
    This book is an experienced-based project guide for planning and beginning a cruise under sail. It covers making getaway plans, finding a truly affordable boat, keeping outfitting costs and maintenance time under control, and developing confidence with cruising further afield.
    The comparisons of gear are based on the need for frugality as well as the practical aspects of fitness for duty and sensible servicing regimes.
    The book answers ten most frequently asked questions by potential cruisers preparing to explore under sail.

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    SELF SUFFICIENT SAILOR Completely Revised and Expanded Edition
    By Lin and Larry Pardey. Hardback, 0.65 kgs, 155mm x 235mm, 328 pages. black and white photographs, Third Edition Published 2019.

    This book (Third Edition) is a distillation of what Lin and Larry learned over more than 47 years of sailing. Together they have covered over 200,0000 miles on board their two cutters Serrafyn and Taleisin, and on scores of other boats they either deliverd or raced.

    Lin and Larry tell how they have sailed in comfort and safety without the benefit of a large cash outlay. (Pay as you go, earn as you go!)

    They share stories of the people they have met along the way, and the experiences that shaped their lives.

    The first two editions of this book have helped thousands of people who dreamed of setting sail, whether planning a weekend voyage or a circumnavigation. In this third Edition, Lin continues to share knowledge gained in recent years- she takes us to new places, shares new experiences and notes new equipment. And she does it with the same gentle spirit and enthusiasm for travel under sail.. Armed with what she is learning as she explores the far corners of the Tasman Sea, she has extensively updated and revised the information from the original edition and added several new chapters. Balanced by chapters written by Larry nearly forty years ago, this edition also features and includes Lin's discussion of the lessons learned as she and Larry negotiated the stormy waters around Cape Horn.

    Whether you are setting off to explore your own coast, or planning a trip across the Pacific, this book could be the catalyst you need to cut ties binding you to shore.

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    CAPABLE CRUISER. Fully revised third edition
    By Lin and Larry Pardey, Paperback,153mm x 229mm, 392 pages, black & white photographs and drawings.
    This third edition of a cruising classic includes nine new chapters with such advice as: sixteen ways to encourage your lover to share your dream; strategies for turning sudden engine failure into a minor incident; choosing safety equipment; repairing rigging at sea. The original chapters have been updated and many are expanded to ensure that the information will be helpful for everyone who dreams of cruising - whether now or soon.

    Capable cruiser is a logical extension of the Pardeys' The Self-Sufficient Sailor, with more emphasis on semanship underway, including careful analysis of extreme anchoring situations and solutions for mitigating them. Underlying each and every chapter is the warmth and encouragement that spurred Herb McCormick, editor-at-large for Cruising World, to label Lin and Larry Pardey "the enablers".

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    CARE AND FEEDING OF SAILING CREW, 4TH EDITION.
    By Lin and Larry Pardey, Paperback, 152m x 230mm, 414 pages, monochrome photographs and drawings.
    This book has become the preferred recource for cruising and racing sailors - whether they're planning a weekend afloat or a round-the-world voyage. This unique volume covers everything from outfitting a galley to organizing meals safely in rough water; from controlling seasickness to creating the right conditions that ensure your crew stays well-rested alert.
    In this revised Fourth Edition, Lin Pardey has incorporated new information on nutrition, on waste disposal, and on current methods for handling finances, officialdom, and the paperwork involved in sailing to new countries. New and expanded sections cover entertaining on board, feeding vegetarian crew, choosing clothing for sailing offshore, and incorporating modern technology in the galley. With more tips, more resources, more recipes and even more encouragement, this updated must-have resource is an important addition to any galley. Her unique guides to reprovisioning as you voyage and buying wines and liquors around the world have been expanded to include many off-the-beaten track destinations now attracting intrepid voyagers.

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