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 Books for Beginner Sailors

Sailing for Dummies
Peter Isler & J J Isler / Paperback
Published 1998

Start Sailing: The Basic Skills
Andy Smith, Tim Davison, James Stevens Published 1999 / Fernhurst Books Paperback

The Complete Sailing Manual

The Complete Sailing Manual
by Steve Sleight

The Handbook of Sailing

The Handbook of Sailing
by Bob Bond

 Books for Cruising Sailors


Heavy Weather Sailing by Peter Bruce

Heavy Weather Sailing
by Peter Bruce

Fastnet, Force 10: The Deadliest Storm in the History of Modern Sailing

Fastnet, Force 10
The Deadliest Storm 
in the History of Modern Sailing
New Edition by John Rousmaniere

The RYA Book of Navigation
Second edition by Tim Bartlett

The RYA Book of Navigation Exercises

The RYA Book of Navigation Exercises
by Alison Noice and James Stephens

The Complete Yachtmaster

The Complete Yachtmaster
by Tom Cunliffe

Ocean Yachtmaster Exercises

Ocean Yachtmaster Exercises
by Pat Langly-Price and Phillip Ouvry

Using VHF Radio

Using VHF Radio
Brian Faulkner / Paperback / Published 1992

The Endurance
by Caroline Alexander

Boatowners Mechanical and Electrical Handbook
Nigel Calder / Hardback /


 Books for Racing Sailors

Championship Laser Sailing

Championship Laser Racing
G. Bourke / Paperback / Published 1993

The Laser Book

The Laser Book
Tim Davison / Paperback / Published 1992

Laser Racing
Ed Baird / Paperback / Published 1982

Rodney Pattison / Paperback /Published 1992

Optimist Racing

Optimist Racing
Phil Slater / Paperback / Published 1995

The Winner's Guide to Optimist Sailing
Gary Jobson, et al / Paperback
Published 1997

Racing a Beginners Guide

Racing: a Beginner's Manual
John Caig, Tim Davison / Paperback
Published 1992


Rig Your Dinghy Right

Rig Your Dinghy Right
 A Design and Installation Guide
for Racing Sailors
John Hodgart, Mark Chisnell
Paperback / Published 1994

Dinghy Systems
Mark Chisnell, John Hodgart / Paperback Published 1993

Mirror Racing

Mirror Racing
Guy Wilkins / Paperback / Published 1989

Catamaran Racing
Furniss, Powell / Paperback / Published 1993

Helming to Win
Lawrie Smith, Ian Pinnell / Paperback Published 1994


Crewing to Win
Andy Hemmings / Paperback / Published 1994


Quarrie on Racing (Tips from the Top)
Stuart Quarrie / Paperback
Published 1994

Dinghy Coaching Handbook
Royal Yachting Association / Paperback Published 1994


The Secrets of Sailboat Racing
Mark Chisnell, Neal McDonald
Fernhurst Books Paperback / Published 2000

Advanced Racing Tactics
Stuart H. Walker / Paperback / Published 1992


Team Racing for Sailboats
Steve Tylecote / Paperback / Published 1998

Sail & Rig Tuning
Ivar Dedekam
Fernhurst Books Paperback / Published 2000

Wind Strategy
David Houghton / Paperback
Published 1992


Sails and How to Make Them
Derek Harvey / Paperback / Published 1997

Sails for Racing
John Heyes / Paperback
Published 1998


Tony Bullimore / Paperback / Published 1998