If you are heading for the Mediterranean this book details the final challenge entering the Straits of Gibraltar, the last hurdle. They need approaching with some idea of tides and strategy.
Strait Sailing to Gibraltar contains tidal charts, pictures, illustrations, port descriptions and legal information.
The book contains tidal charts and strategy for making the final passage through the straights into the Mediterranean. It contains information on fuel and marina prices as well as haul out facilities and places to winter your boat. Beside port information for all the above it provides places of interest and reasons for visiting them.
Dozens of photos and illustrations. The essential guide if you don't know the Straits of Gibraltar.
Notable luminaries throughout history have been inspired and humbled by the simple joy of riding a bicycle. For centuries, this powerful connection between people and bikes has driven humans forward as inventors, travelers, and thinkers. From Susan B. Anthony and Mark Twain to Eddy Merckx and Greg LeMond, collected here are entertaining, inspiring, and philosophical thoughts about cycling from writers (and riders) reflecting on the pleasures, power, and freedom of the bicycle. With beautiful black-and-white photos and illustrations on every spread, this elegant collection of quotations is sure to motivate anyone to get on their bike and enjoy the ride.
A fascinating and quirky look at the history of cycling as seen through 100 objects that changed the bicycle as we know it. From the laufmachine to the Brompton, learn about the evolution of the bicycle from two wheeled toy of the aristocracy through to the boom years of the cycling revolution today. Find out why newspapers are so integral to the story of cycling, why the yellow jersey is yellow and why steak was so important to keep a ride comfortable back in the day.
Taking one hundred objects that have been pivotal in the development of cycling and the bikes themselves, this book provides a fascinating insight into the history of cycling. From the earliest prototype bikes through to the speed machines we know today, it also covers key technological developments and the more esoteric - from the Arc de Triomphe and liquorice allsorts via ballbearings and Shimano gears.
Beautifully documented with lively and insightful text, this is the perfect gift for the cyclist in your life, giving an alternative insight into the two wheeled revolution.
This beautifully illustrated and well-organised book shows you how to trim your sails and rig for maximum performance afloat. With a revolutionary approach to sail and rig tuning, this book tackles the practical and realistic elements of tuning your boat as well as the theory of sail aerodynamics. The book covers the many variations in boat, sail and rig design. It has become the bible on tuning, and is a great read for all sailors.
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How to Get the Most from Your Tai Chi Practice
The Tai Chi Book is a detailed guide for students who've learned a Tai Chi form and want to know more. It also introduces beginners to the principles behind great Tai Chi, and answers common questions that all of us have.
The Tai Chi Book shows you how to use Tai Chi to gain strength in your bones, muscles and vital organs, how to improve your balance and flexibility, and how to achieve remarkable vitality.
The author also introduces complex elements of Tai Chi, including ways to develop the relaxed strength known as sung, how to cultivate and feel Chi, how to train mindfulness, and a helpful chapter on being a student.
In addition, the author explores the debate over Tai Chi breathing patterns, explains in detail proper body alignment, and tells why Pushing Hands is more important than you might think.
The Tai Chi Book is your guide to the fullest health benefits of Tai Chi and to higher levels of skill and ability.
Like two books in one, basic and advanced Tai Chi training.
Find out how to choose and relate to a teacher.
Develop remarkable vitality and longevity.
Includes the Cheng Man-ch'ing short form.
More than one hundred photos and illustrations.
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