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Don’t cast this one aside. Anglers now have the ultimate fishing reference providing complete coverage of new gear, tackle, and equipment from the fishing industry and a directory of more than 1,400 leading fishing guides and charters. Provides fishing license fees and regulations for each state to help enthusiasts eliminate confusion when traveling.This comprehensive catalog lists rods, reels, depth finders, tackle boxes, boats, trailers, and other vital equipment available for fresh water, salt, and deep-sea fishing.
One diver, after a seemingly brief period below the surface, discovers that his gas supply has run perilously low. Another, paralyzed, bobs helplessly on the surface, and when a poorly trained divemaster attempts rescue, things go from bad to worse. Two other divers, fascinated by the bountiful undersea life of the Caribbean, fail to notice that a powerful current is sweeping them rapidly away from their unattended boat.These are just a few of the true stories you’ll find in Diver Down, most of them involving diver error and resulting in serious injury or death.
In Fifty Places to Paddle Before You Die, the newest addition to the Fifty Places series, Chris Santella explores the best destinations for the diverse sport of paddling. The book features the world’s top spots for kayaking, rafting, canoeing, and stand-up paddleboarding. Destinations include the Grand Canyon, Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula, Baja California, Indonesia’s Komodo Islands, and the Antarctic Peninsula, as recommended by paddling experts. Compelling travelogues are complemented by beautiful and vibrant photographs of the locations and travel tips to help readers experience the destinations for themselves.
Fifty Places to Ski and Snowboard Before You Die—the 10th book in the popular Fifty Places series—takes readers to some of the world’s most inspiring skiing/snowboarding destinations: the Chugach Mountains (Alaska); Aspen, Crested Butte, and Steamboat Springs (Colorado); Tuckerman Ravine (New Hampshire); Rusutsu (Japan); Chamonix (France); Portillo (Chile); and Whistler Blackcomb (British Columbia). Based on interviews with leading experts, the book chronicles the rich history of these sports and the people who have mastered them, including Tommy Moe, Jonny Moseley, Billy Kidd, and Greg Harms.
Distilled from the vast accumulated lore of seamanship and navigation, here are the absolute essentials–185 techniques that work without fail in the pilothouse or the exposed cockpit or flying bridge of a shorthanded sail- or powerboat. John Jamieson shows you how to:Set up a clipboard chart table for cockpit useAvoid hazards with danger bearings or a GPS grid highwayEstimate current speeds with the 50-90-100 ruleTrack other boats in poor visibility using radar plots and bearing driftSail home without a rudder or get your twin-screw boat home on one working engineDock or anchor under any conditionsAnd much, much more
Restore that “showboat” look to tired gelcoat, canvas, brightwork, upholstery, metalwork, and moreBoat cleaning isn’t as simple as taking a can of kitchen cleanser and scrubbing away, and improper procedures can cause damage to the boat or the environment. This is the only stem-to-stern guide to all aspects of boat cleaning and detailing. The book recommends both generic and brand-name cleaning and maintenance materials to help you make the right selections.Lots of before-and-after photos show you how to:Keep your boat looking great and protect market valueAchieve maximum results with minimum work and environmentally safe methods.U
Newly updated and now in paperback, this backlist classic contains 2,000 diagrams and photos enabling you to visualize every sailing procedure and maneuver; reflects the latest word on procedures, techniques, and equipment. 48 pages of full-color photos.
Athletes know that proper nutrition is important, but finding the right balance can be complicated. Fuel Your Ride is a comprehensive guide to performance nutrition for cyclists and provides all the tools you need to customize a unique nutrition plan to achieve maximum performance. This book teaches riders everything from what to eat on race day to avoid the dreaded bonk to how to lose weight while consuming enough nutrients and power hard training rides. Fuel Your Ride combines the expert advice of numerous nutritionists, coaches, and professional cyclists to present a simple, clean, and whole foods approach to eating complete with easy-to-follow recipes that include delicious and nutritious vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options.I
This beautiful, eclectic collection of first-person stories from bamboo rod-making legend Hoagy B. Carmichael explores various important parts of his life and how they tie into the sport of fishing. Growing up in Beverly Hills with a famous jazz musician for a father, young Hoagy wasn’t exactly destined to become a fisherman. But by the age of nine he had a subscription to Field and Stream magazine, and regularly rode his bicycle to the local “sport shop of the stars” in town. With strong and exciting prose, Carmichael takes readers through these early years and those that followed, where he not only honed his passion for fly fishing, but also his skills as a rod builder, fly fisherman, and author.
The world’s authority on cycling provides a comprehensive guide to the sport for cyclists of all levelsThe sport of cycling has experienced an exciting boom in popularity fueled by Lance Armstrong’s success and recent comeback, the popularity of triathlons, rising gas prices, and the need to find a sport that lets people have some fun while they get fit. No one knows more about this boom than the pros at Bicycling magazine. For nearly 50 years, Bicycling has brought its readers the most up-to-date advice on everything from training and gear to nutrition and stories of cycling’s greatest stars.N
Readers will jump-start their cycling savvy with Jason Sumner’s compilation of proven tips from the editors of Bicycling magazine. The book was first published as Bicycling Magazine’s 900 All-Time Best Tips in 2000 and then in 2005 as Bicycling Magazine’s 1,000 All-Time Best Tips; but with seven years of new material and information regarding bike technology, equipment, and technique (not to mention nutrition and exercise science), this is a much-anticipated, refreshed edition of the popular title―complete with 100 new tips!Bicycling(R) 1,100 All-Time Best Tips is the most up-to-date, information-packed collection of advice on both road and mountain biking yet! The cycling tips cover a full range of subjects―from aerodynamics to zones for heart-rate training―and in this new edition, readers will enjoy the addition of assorted training plans, exercise photos, supplemental tips, and journal pages.
Cyclosportives, or long-distance cycle rides, are growing in popularity all over the world. From the Etape du Tour – where cyclists get to ride a stage of the Tour de France – to the Tour of Flanders or the Etape Caledonia in Scotland, these events are pulling big numbers and attracting a range of cyclists. In this new book, bestselling author Chris Sidwells explains how to choose the right sportive, prepare for it both mentally and physically, and get yourself and your bike to the finish line. Topics include:- What kind of bike to buy- How to set up your optimal riding position- How to care for your bike- Clothing and equipment- Skills and techniques- Mental and physical demands of the eventWhether you’re embarking on your first sportive or trying to improve on your performance in the next one, this essential guide will help you reach your goal.
A perfect gift book for all cycling fans – the A-Z of cycling from Arrivée to Zoetemelk. Beautifully illustrated by renowned cycling artist Mark Fairhurst, P is for Peloton is packed with fun facts from the amazing to the bizarre, and stories about the greatest riders in the sport. Ever wanted to know the difference between your flamme rouge and your lanterne rouge? This is the book for you – or the cycling obsessive in your life.
Designed as an introduction and overview to the field, Cyber Forensics: A Field Manual for Collecting, Examining, and Preserving Evidence of Computer Crimes, Second Edition integrates theory and practice to present the policies, procedures, methodologies, and legal ramifications and implications of a cyber forensic investigation.
From a grueling 37-hour fight with a Pacific salmon to the maimed fisherman whose severed thumb turned up in the belly of a Mackinaw trout. From extraordinary marlin quests to hair-raising tales of "fish catches man," here are fishing’s 80 most unpredictable and spectacular tales. To get them, Shaun Morey-a fanatical fisherman and inveterate story collector-traveled from Alaska to Australia, Mexico, and the Caribbean to interview anglers, boat captains, guides and witnesses; to dig up photographs, and to confirm each tale.
Sailing the Waterhouse; Swapping Surf for Turf is about a couple who sought more in life than their daily routine. So they sold their home and possessions for a simpler existence on a 35 foot boat. Kelly and Kelly (Girl)-yes, they have the same names- thought the simple life was sailing around the world. But first they had to prepare the boat and themselves for the voyage. In two years living dockside, they saved their money for a world adventure while explaining to their doubting family and friends they weren’t crazy.
A comprehensive book on tactics for streamers, including new approaches for trout, steelhead, muskie, and bass. Features over 450 detailed photos and illustrations of casting and presenting streamers.Patterns from several of the most prominent contemporary streamer tiers, including Blane Chocklett, Kelly Galloup, Rich Strolis, Ben Furimsky, Mike Schmidt, Russ Maddin, and moreStep-by-step photos to help you master casting and presentationSections on reading the water, trout behavior, equipment, casting, and night fishing
Lonely Planet Jamaica is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Groove to the riddims of reggae, release your inner Errol Flynn rafting the Rio Grande and sample Blue Mountains coffee straight from the source; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Jamaica and begin your journey now!Inside Lonely Planet’s Jamaica Travel Guide:Color maps and images throughoutHighlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interestsInsider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spotsEssential info at your fingertips – hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, pricesHonest reviews for all budgets – eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks missCultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience – eating & drinking like a local, outdoor activities, landscapes, cultureMore than 20 mapsCovers Kingston, Blue Mountains, South Coast, Ocho Rios, Port Antonio, North Coast, Montego Bay, Negril, West Coast, Central Highlands and more
“With amazing culture, beaches, activities and weather – not to mention the rum – the Caribbean is a joyous riot of islands offering the ultimate escape.” – Ryan Ver Berkmoes, Lonely Planet Writer Our Promise You can trust our travel information because Lonely Planet authors visit the places we write about, each and every edition. We never accept freebies for positive coverage, and you can rely on us to tell it like we see it.
“A treasure-trove of useful, well-organized information on sea-going parenting.” —Gary “Cap’n Fatty” Goodlander, Author of Buy, Outfit and Sail Choosing a boat that is right for your family; handling the naysayers; keeping your children safe, healthy and entertained afloat—this inspirational and comprehensive guide may be just what you need to turn your dream into a reality. The three authors, who have each voyaged thousands of miles with children on board, provide a factual and balanced look at the realities of family life on the sea.
An essential guide to yacht restoration and repair with sequential photographs for step-by-step guidance.This book is a beautifully presented guide to how to completely overhaul a fibreglass cruising yacht. It is filled with colour photo-sequences, which detail how to replace the engine, hatches and rigging for example.· How to restore a cruising yacht· Colour photo-sequences for easy use· Restoration is a key topic in the sailing world· Covers every aspect of restoration in detail, e.g. deck repair, the galley, electrics, engine, the bow· Highly illustrated with more than 1000 sequential photographs to show each stage
Striped bass – in fresh and salt water – are one of the world’s greatest gamefish, and The Complete Book of Striped Bass Fishing is the fullest, most authoritative, most helpful book ever written on the species. Nick Karas, one of the world’s great experts on the striped bass, offers proven techniques for more successful fishing. He details fishing from the surf; from boats; from bank, pier, jetty, and bridge – with all kinds of tackle and methods. And he takes an especially careful look at the growing popularity of fly rodding for stripers, fishing at night, and even how to catch striped bass in fresh water.
This book is written to provide vital information that will enable you to plan and learn to serve you to safeguard your well being and life. This wasn’t written to fear-monger, to say that you should prepare for "the end of the world as we know it" or tell you that a "without rule of law" situation is coming. This is practical information that you should adopt into your life and also includes many web-linked and described resources that you can and should avail yourself of. This information is provided toward the end goal of guiding you to you gain practical skills that you should have in preparing to care of yourself and others in any situation.
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