One of the big challenges for surfers is maintaining surf fitness through flat spells and spells away from the ocean. This book helps surfers maintain their surfing fitness and surf longer, surf stronger, and catch more waves. It contains 150 annotated photos and surf images. It includes stretching and flexibility exercises to core strength.
A comprehensive guide to help you identify and equip the boat that best suits your needs Well-known boating writer Charles Doane unravelsthe complexity of cruising sailboat design and explains the fundamentals and the ramifications of each design decision. In easy-to-understand terms, Doane explains theoreticalaspects of design, pragmatic issues like keel shapeand berth configuration, pros and cons of variousconstruction methods and materials, outfitting, propulsion,rigging and much more.
This definitive guide to Scapa Flow has been expanded and updated. Scapa Flow has international acclaim as one of the top five wreck diving locations in the world. Lawson Wood´s anniversary edition has been fully revised and updated to be the most comprehensive guide to Scapa Flow.
´´A clearly illustrated, superb step-by-step guide.´´--Cruising WorldMore than a how-to guide to designing, making, repairing, and improving sails, The Sailmaker´s Apprentice combines 700 detailed drawings with a witty, wise, and philosophically probing commentary that is as much about living a life of self-reliance and harmony as it is about making sails. Here you will find a visual feast for the sailor as well as an indispensable guide for the mariner.´´The basics of traditional sailmaking . . . are artfully, lavishly, even passionately elaborated and enriched. . . . The author has created not just a new standard reference . . . but a virtual epic poem. . . . The best and most comprehensive book on sailmaking and sail repair to be published in a long time.´´--WoodenBoat´´Reveals true mastery.´´--Northern Mariner´´The accepted standard volume on sailmaking.´´--Ensign