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Cruising sailors around the world know that San Francisco Bay is an excellent cruising area, but few know of the multitude of destinations available here. Within a few hours sail of each other are the generally cool City Front and the often sunny Alameda Island, busy Sausalito and sleepy Petaluma, accessible South Beach Harbor and remote China Camp. In this updated version of the Cruising Guide to San Francisco Bay, sailors can learn the locations of all the open anchorages and marinas in and around San Francisco, from as far south as Half Moon Bay to Bodega Bay to the north.
The Cruising Guide to the Hawaiian Islands, 3rd Edition is a boaters’ companion designed to aid resident and visiting boaters alike in their enjoyment of the Islands. The first section, “The Hawaiian Islands,” offers a brief look at the geological, historical, and political history of the Islands, as well as information on weather, boat equipment, provisions, medical supplies, and passage-making.
VIDEO – Cruising Has No Limits lets you join Lin and Larry Pardey as they recount some of their most memorable adventures during more than 30 years of cruising. Sail with them across the Indian Ocean on board 29-foot, 9-inch Taleisin. Learn how they planned and executed a seven-month “Champagne Safari on a Beer Budget,” outfitting a 4X4 to reach remote corners of southern Africa. Share their memories of campfire evenings with Kalahari Bushmen, life in a sculptors’ commune in Zimbabwe’s northern reaches, and days of animal-watching at waterholes far from game reserves. Then voyage onward with them to Brazil, and sail north through the Atlantic to Ireland’s music-filled shores and a summer of history, classic sailing, and friendship.
Cruising in Seraffyn is full of sights, sounds, and people Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, and the islands of the Atlantic Ocean. Read how Lin and Larry built their wooden 24-foot engineless cutter and set off hoping for a few months of true freedom in spite of limited finances. Share their excitement as they learn how to earn as they go and sail ever father afield. The first of a series of books from the Pardeys about the cruising life will get you dreaming of the open blue waters.
Let Cruising in Seraffyn Tribute Edition introduce you to a special world. The first of a four-book series, it is full of the sights, sounds and people of Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean and the islands of the Atlantic Ocean.
Read how Lin and Larry built their wooden 24-foot engineless cutter and set off hoping for a few months of true freedom in spite of limited finances. Share their excitement as they learn how to earn as they go and sail ever further afield.
Larry Pardey is widely recognized as one of the master craftsmen of the wooden-boat building world. Details of Classic Boat Construction shows the process with extensive photographs and drawings and includes ample time-saving procedures. Covering topics that range from financial and time planning, lofting, building floors and framing, selecting of materials, planking and spiling, hull design, and from deck beams to man-hour norms, and details critical to wooden-boat construction.
This fully updated new edition of First Aid at Sea provides an easy-to-access instant guide to emergency first aid for all seafarers:
– Concise descriptions of medical conditions
– Prioritized list of treatments
– Fully updated in line with guidelines and best practice
French for Cruisers is a practical, easy-to-use guide that provides the vocabulary and language skills necessary to cruise in French-speaking waters. With this book you can make your boating plans in such places that include the Caribbean, French Polynesia, Mediterranean or the canals of France.
VIDEO – Before you set sail to cross oceans join Lin and Larry Pardey in Get Ready to Cross Oceans. They are on board Taleisin demonstrating gear storage, storm trysails, sail repairs, and other valuable hints to help you prepare. Then voyage along with them on a classic tradewind passage across the Indian Ocean toward Africa, with stops at Cocos (Keeling) Atoll, the quiet island of Rodriques, and the remote French colony at Reunion. Weather planning, landfall considerations, windvanes, sail choices, and crew comfort are only a few of the subjects covered.
VIDEO – In Get Ready to Cruise, Lin and Larry Pardey are on board Taleisin, the boat that has been their home for 65,000 miles of voyaging. They demonstrate galley upgrades, table design ideas, comfortable seating arrangements, and ways to improve ventilation below deck, how sail and ground-tackle handling can be made easier for even the smallest crew member. Learn also about sun protection, rain collection, line handling, buying and storing provisions and hints for keeping you and your crew dry, warm, clean and well rested.