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  1. Book ImageWind and Strategy

    Stuart H. Walker, M.D.

    A complete discussion of the effects of wind and its changes on racing strategy--by one of the world's most successful sailboat racers.More

  2. Book ImageThe Techniques of Small Boat Racing: By the "International 14" Sailors of North America

    Stuart H. Walker, M.D., David Q. Scott

    Additional information is forthcoming.

  3. Book ImagePositioning: The Logic of Sailboat Racing

    Stuart H. Walker, M.D., Thomas C. Price

    Stuart Walker, a world champion celebrated for his books and columns on racing in Sailing World magazine, here takes his readers step by step through the elements that determine racing factors: wind direction, velocity, temperature, stability, current strength, and direction.More

  4. Book ImageThe Manual of Sail Trim

    Stuart H. Walker, M.D.

    A guide for racing covers the principles of sail trim, crew movement techniques, maneuvers, and control systems, and gives advice on adjusting to special conditions.More

  5. Book ImageAdvanced Racing Tactics

    Stuart H. Walker, M.D.

    "Possibly the best book on racing tactics ever written." —Ted Jones, Dolphin Book Club NewsMore

  6. Book ImageThe Tactics of Small Boat Racing

    Stuart H. Walker, M.D., Carol H. Little

    A detailed, technical, and readable study of the tactics of winning for the experienced sailor—by one of the world's leading small boat racers.More

  7. Book ImageThe Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant

    Douglass Wallop

    "A bad bargain for the devil, a wonderful one for readers."—New York PostMore

  8. Book ImageBackwoods Ethics: A Guide to Low-Impact Camping and Hiking

    Guy Waterman, Laura Waterman

    Second Edition

    "A classic of backpacking literature." —BackpackerMore

  9. Book ImagePaddling Southern New England: 30 Canoe Trips in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut

    Ken Weber

    Second Edition

    This classic guide to paddling the waters of southern New England has been completely revised and expanded with seven new trips.More

  10. Book ImageWeekend Walks in Rhode Island: 40 Trails for Hiking, Birding & Nature Viewing

    Ken Weber

    Fourth Edition

    A gentle hiking guide to Rhode Island's diverse natural and historic treasures.More

  11. Book ImageBouldering USA: A Complete Guide to 25 Selected Destinations Around the Country

    Alli Rainey Wendling

    A unique and comprehensive guide to the sport of bouldering with 25 selected destinations across the US, from champion competition boulderer Alli Rainey Wendling.More

  12. Book ImageExplorer's Guide 50 Hikes in Massachusetts: A Year-Round Guide to Hikes and Walks from the Top of the Berkshires to the Tip of Cape Cod

    Brian White, John Brady

    Fourth Edition

    The most popular hiking guide to Massachusetts.More

  13. Book ImageExplorer's Guide 50 Hikes in the Mountains of North Carolina

    Robert L. Williams

    Third Edition

    This updated third edition offers day hikes for all skill levels and abilities, including an underground hike through an old gold mine and a climb to the top of the highest peak along the Blue Ridge Parkway.More

  14. Book ImageShackleton's Boat Journey

    Frank Arthur Worsley

    The astounding and inspiring true story behind the forthcoming Wolfgang Petersen film Endurance: the firsthand account of an incredible Antarctic adventure. "One of the great survival stories of all time."—Library JournalMore

  15. Book ImageBuried in the Sky: The Extraordinary Story of the Sherpa Climbers on K2's Deadliest Day

    Peter Zuckerman, Amanda Padoan

    Winner of the National Outdoor Book Award and the Banff Mountain Book Award for Mountain Literature

    "Gripping, intense…Buried in the Sky will satisfy anyone who loved [Into Thin Air]." —Kate Tuttle, Boston GlobeMore

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