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The Complete Sailor Second Edition

Author : David Seidman
ISBN : 9780071750844
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 40.14 MB
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This is not just an instructional book---it's an insight into a sailor's approach to the sea, boats, and the ever-changing dynamic of wind on the water "A learn-to-sail book with heart."--WoodenBoat "A real winner...a masterful blend of straightforward text with delightful and instructive illustrations. Quite simply a great primer on sailing and the world of boats for readers of all ages."--Cruising World "Teaches sailing with flair and poetry."--SAIL "A great walk-through for the novice, both entertaining and thorough."--Sailing "Sits in a class by itself. Elegantly simple, encyclopedic in scope, and a delightful reference for any novice—with lots to offer intermediate sailors, too."--Kalamazoo Gazette If you never sailed, sailed once, or have sailed for a lifetime, this book is perfect for beginners but deep enough content for those interested in going beyond basics. Revised and expanded to include racing and GPS navigation, The Complete Sailor is not just a how-to sail book, but a book that teaches you how to become a sailor. Inside you’ll find: An all-in-one, comprehensive introduction to sailing Up-to-date information on techniques and approaches offered by the changing nature of the sport Exquisite pen-and-ink illustrations Topics include: Wind Sense; Working Winds; Getting Underway; The Boat; Rigging; Sails; Under Power; Rules of the Road; Anchoring; Ropework; Marlinspike Seamanship; Emergencies; Sea and Sky; Navigation; Racing; Trailering
Category: Sports & Recreation

Getting Started In Sailboat Racing 2nd Edition

Author : Adam Cort
ISBN : 9780071808262
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 76.56 MB
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Everything you need to know to work your way up the fleet--from the first start to winning the finish. Includes complete course in racing fundamentals, organized in the leg-by-leg nature of a typical sailboat race. Features important post-Olympic rule changes, an entirely new section on racing with asymmetrical spinnakers, scores of helpful illustrations, and an updated listing of boats in the table of popular PHRF boats.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Essential Wilderness Navigator How To Find Your Way In The Great Outdoors Second Edition

Author : David Seidman
ISBN : 9780071542890
Genre : Nature
File Size : 35.3 MB
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Now with full-color topographic maps and featuring the latest on electronic navigation, The Essential Wilderness Navigator is the clearest and most up-to-date route-finding primer available. Providing readers with exercises for developing a directional ‘sixth sense,’ tips on mastering the art of map- and compass-reading, and comprehensive updates on a range of technological advances, this perennially popular guide is more indispensable than ever.
Category: Nature

The Essential Sea Kayaker A Complete Guide For The Open Water Paddler Second Edition

Author : David Seidman
ISBN : 0071362371
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 21.51 MB
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Expanded to include sections on seamanship, navigation, and health issues, the completely updated and redesigned new edition of David Seidman’s bestselling guide reaffirms its reputation as the best sea kayaking guide available. A top-to-bottom introduction for novice and mid-level kayakers, this highly visual handbook provides kayakers with the whole scoop on everything from gear, transportation, and paddling technique to the finer points of Eskimo rolling, rescue protocol, group and solo paddling.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Life After Trauma Second Edition

Author : Dena Rosenbloom
ISBN : 9781462523436
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 74.96 MB
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Trauma can turn your world upside down--afterward, nothing may look safe or familiar. This compassionate workbook has already helped tens of thousands of trauma survivors start rebuilding their lives. Full of practical strategies for coping and self-care, the book guides you toward reclaiming a solid sense of safety, self-worth, trust, and control, as well as the capacity to be close to others. The focus is on finding the way forward in your life today, no matter what has happened in the past. The updated second edition has a new section on managing emotions through mindfulness and an appendix on easing the stress of health care visits. Dozens of step-by-step questionnaires and exercises are included; you can download and print additional copies of these tools for repeated use.
Category: Psychology

The Complete Idiot S Guide To European History 2e

Author : Nathan Barber
ISBN : 9781101558560
Genre : History
File Size : 45.88 MB
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Fascinating, fact-filled writing that delivers hundreds of years in the life of the European continent. Terrific supplementary reading for AP History students.
Category: History

The Mike Oldfield Chronology 2nd Edition

Author : Patrick Lemieux
ISBN : 9781926462134
Genre :
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The Mike Oldfield Chronology, Second Edition, is a comprehensive look at the recording and release history of the man who, for over 40 years, has created some of the world's most innovative and groundbreaking music. This Chronology covers every aspect of Mike Olfield's recording career, from his early days with his sister in the folk duo The Sallyangie, to his joining Kevin Ayers And The Whole World, through the recording of his albums and his numerous guest appearances. The information is presented date by date in chronological order, accompanied by detailed descriptions of each song version and non-album track, edit, remix, extended version and demo (some released and some unreleased). It also covers Mike's tours and live appearances.
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The Sailing Bible

Author : Jeremy Evans
ISBN : 0228101824
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 61.70 MB
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"Sailing is a popular sport and this book is a very comprehensive treatment of the subject.... The volume is well illustrated with color photographs [and] this reviewer was impressed by the constant stress the authors place on safety at sea.... This title is recommended for general reference collections." --American Reference Books Annual The Sailing Bible is for all sailors, whatever their level of experience. It provides novice sailors with all that they need to take to the water and helps experienced sailors improve their skills and deepen their knowledge. Instruction ranges from learning the anatomy of a boat to handling emergencies. An extraordinary amount of sound advice and expert tips will help all sailors to build their skills and knowledge, and help to ensure safety and increase enjoyment on the water. This second edition has been revised to include updated maps and charts and current information on GPS and other factors related to navigation. The book's eight chapters cover a comprehensive range of more than 150 beginner to advanced topics for all sailors. The material covered includes: Dinghies and yachts Cruising and racing Launching, helming, trapezing and capsizing Racing techniques and tactics Buoys, tides, charts and navigation Anchoring and marina berthing Knots, ropes and flags Boat etiquette and seamanship Safety and emergencies and much more. Hundreds of color photographs, explanatory drawings and navigation charts illustrate and further explain the important content. Call-out boxes and sidebars highlight information for easy reference and serve as reminders to the sailor. The Sailing Bible is the most comprehensive guide to the exciting sport of sailing. Fully updated and exceptionally well-priced, it is the ideal choice as a reference to keep onboard, as a resource in preparation for certification or as a practical gift for a new sailor of any age.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Hinduism 2nd Edition

Author : Linda Johnsen
ISBN : 9781101052570
Genre : Religion
File Size : 76.60 MB
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A new look at an ancient religion. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Hinduism, Second Edition, contains updated and expanded information on how the religion developed from its very fragmented origins, the basic Hindu beliefs, and the multiple Hindu deities, as well as the sociological aspects of the religion including ethics, sacraments, dietary habits, the caste system, and much more. ? Hinduism is the third-largest religion in the world, with over 765 million followers worldwide ? Updated information on the state of Hinduism today ? An exploration of the Hindu paths to enlightenment including karma yoga, bhakti yoga, jnana yoga, tantra and laya yoga ? Expanded information on the Hindu Reformation
Category: Religion

Lexicon Urthus Second Edition

Author : Michael Andre-Driussi
ISBN : 9780964279513
Genre : Reference
File Size : 82.72 MB
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Lexicon Urthus is an alphabetical dictionary for the complete Urth Cycle by Gene Wolfe: The Shadow of the Torturer; The Claw of the Conciliator; The Sword of the Lictor; The Citadel of the Autarch; the sequel Urth of the New Sun; the novella Empires of Foliage and Flower; the short stories "The Cat," "The Map," and "The Old Woman Whose Rolling Pin Is the Sun"; and Gene Wolfe's own commentaries in The Castle of the Otter. The first edition was nominated for a World Fantasy Award. This second edition, available for the first time in paperback, includes 300 new entries. When the first edition was published, Science Fiction Age said: "Lexicon Urthus makes a perfect gift for any fan of [Wolfe's] work, and from the way his words sell, it appears that there are many deserving readers out there waiting." Gary K. Wolfe, in Locus, said: "A convenient and well researched glossary of names and terms. . . . It provides enough of a gloss on the novels that it almost evokes Wolfe's distant future all by itself. . . . It can provide both a useful reference and a good deal of fun." Donald Keller said, in the New York Review of Science Fiction: "A fruitful product of obsession, this is a thorough . . . dictionary of the Urth Cycle. . . . Andre-Driussi's research has been exhaustive, and he has discovered many fascinating things . . . [it is] head-spinning to confront a myriad of small and large details, some merely interesting, others jawdropping."
Category: Reference

The Kedge Anchor Or Young Sailors Assistant

Author : William Brady
ISBN : 9780486148052
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 59.85 MB
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Mid-19th-century bible of U.S. sailors; no-nonsense text gives instructions for knotting and rigging, blacking the guns, stationing the crew, dealing with dire emergencies, much more. 70 rare engravings, glossary, 100 pages of useful tables.
Category: Transportation

Complete Guide To Home Canning And Preserving Second Revised Edition

Author : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture
ISBN : 9780486145242
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 74.36 MB
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Practical, easy-to-follow guide tells how to select, prepare, and can fruits, vegetables, poultry, red meats, and seafoods; how to preserve fruit spreads, fermented foods, and pickled vegetables; and much more.
Category: Cooking

The Power Of Persuasion Second Edition

Author : Harry Hazel
ISBN : 9781597523080
Genre : Religion
File Size : 47.41 MB
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Persuasion is a powerful tool. Attorneys use it to win cases. Politicians practice the art to harvest votes. Salespeople and advertisers rely on it to sell everything from soap to skyscrapers. Preachers weave persuasion into their sermons. Parents try to motivate children and children try to influence their parents. Persuasion can help or hurt. It can help people land a job, earn a living, or get a friend through a tough time. But it can also make the unwary spend more money than they should and get them tangled in commitments they don't want to make. 'The Power of Persuasion' examines persuasion from two perspectives: how does effective persuasion work and what can be done to protect oneself from unwanted forms of influence? Topics include: Part 1 -The secret of successful persuasion -Why image or ethos is so important -The emotional hook: Why is it so effective? -Logical persuasion: When to use it -Self-motivation methods Part II -Knowing when and how to resist advertising and sales -Contending with cults -What to do about the power of film and television -Political persuasion: What to watch for -The link between persuasion and ethics
Category: Religion