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NAVIGATION (Coastal and Celestial) Videos

[star] CELESTIAL NAVIGATION FOR THE COMPLETE IDIOT ... A plain English explanation that any half-literate boat nerd will understand. Includes review of coastal piloting techniques; Covers theory and applications. 90 minutes - Also available in PAL format for UK, etc.
Order item #359....$39.95 Complete Video Table of Contents
   
[star] COASTAL PILOTING & Using Loran/GPS... Equivalent to 6-week USPS or USCG Aux. evening course. Compass Correcting (T-V-M-D-C), Bow Bearings, Running Fixes, Speed-Time-Distance, Current Diagrams, more. 120 minutes - Also available in PAL format for UK, etc
Order item #301....$39.95 Complete Video Table of Contents
   
[star] USING NAUTICAL CHARTS ... How to Read, Use and Interpret Charts, plus segments on Visual Distress Signals, Useful Knots, Aids to Navigation. Official USCG training footage. 120 minutes
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[star] CELESTIAL NAVIGATION & Sextant Instruction for the Sun Noonshot ... Two complete 1-hour lectures. #1 on Theory and the Nautical Almanac; #2 on Sextant Use and a complete Sun Noonshot. Free Worksheet included. 120 minutes - Also available in PAL format for UK, etc.
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[star] CELESTIAL NAVIGATION - The Air Almanac (H.O. 249) ... Use the Horizon System and Intercept Method to shoot the 57 Navigational Stars, Sun, 4 Planets and Moon. Navigate day or night. Official USN training footage. 120 minutes - Also available in PAL format for UK, etc.
Order item #203....$39.95 Complete Video Table of Contents
   
[star] BASIC COASTAL NAVIGATION ... Famous cruising sailor Robin Knox-Johnson introduces this superb video for the experienced yachtsman and amateur boater. Includes tides, chartwork, plotting and more. Produced with Royal Yacht Association. 60 minutes
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[star] CELESTIAL NAVIGATION SIMPLIFIED ... by William F. Buckley, Jr. Join the world famous personality for his unique program on celestial. If you enjoy and can understand him on "Firing Line," then you'll appreciate his use of computer animation here. 40 minutes
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[star] HOW TO IDENTIFY STARS & PLANETS ... It's not hard to recognize the Sun or Moon, but to practice Celestial Navigation properly, you must be able to identify the Stars and Planets too. This program will teach how to do that: it was produced by a world class solo circumnavigator and two former instructors at the U.S. Navy's Surface Warfare Officer School. 50 minutes
Order item #672....$39.95  
   
[star] MODERN COASTAL PILOTING ... In addition to the traditional methods of coastal piloting, (compass use, speed/time/distance solving, deviation, variation, bow and beam bearings, running fixes, etc.) you'll learn how it's done modernly with Loran, GPS and Radar. 68 minutes
Order item #391....$39.95  
   
[star] ADVANCED PILOTING & USCG RULES OF THE ROAD ... Learn the items essential for you to get your U.S.C.G. license. Covers exam items from Seamanship to Navigation, Advanced Piloting and much, much more. Perfect companion to our #301 on Coastal Piloting. 60 minutes
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SAILING (Beginning thru Advanced) Videos

[star] CHOOSING THE RIGHT SAILBOAT... Choosing the wrong sailboat is like choosing the wrong spouse. This video can help you avoid one of those catastrophes. 30 minutes
Order item #312....$29.95 Complete Video Table of Contents
   
[star] LEARN TO SAIL ... Olympic sailor Steve Colgate gives beautiful bimbo Audrey Landers and actor Sam Jones a complete beginner's sailing course. 106 minutes.
Order item #381....$39.95 Complete Video Table of Contents
   
[star] LEARN TO SAIL BETTER AND FASTER (Get That Extra Knot)...America’s Cup sailor Peter Isler (Dennis Conner's tactician) and other experts show the beginning to intermediate sailor how to get maximum performance from a non-spinnaker production boat. 60 minutes
Order item #300....$39.95 Complete Video Table of Contents
   
[star] SAILING IN HEAVY WEATHER ...Go offshore aboard a 40 foot sailboat for an exciting look at heavy weather sailing techniques and tactics. Join Steve Dashew and other top sailors as they talk about steering in heavy seas and much more. 68 minutes
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[star] SAILING FUNDAMENTALS ... Join Dennis Conner’s tactician, Peter Isler as he takes you through a complete beginner’s sailing course for the official A.S.A. certification program, on the way to certified instructor. 60 minutes
Order item #382....$39.95 Complete Video Table of Contents
   
[star] IMPROVE YOUR SAILING SKILLS ... Information needed to help the novice become an expert. Segments on Spinnaker, Sail Trim, Reefing, Draft Control, Anchoring, Tacking & Jibing, Safety and more. 43 minutes
Order item #385....$39.95 Complete Video Table of Contents
   
[star] SAILBOAT HANDLING Under Power ... Here’s a lesson in driving, stopping, docking, crew teamwork and everything else you need to get your sailboat to do what you want it to do under power. A “must-have” for all sailors. 40 minutes
Order item #372....$34.95 Complete Video Table of Contents

SAVE $10! The following two videos on “Inspecting Your Rig” and “Tuning Your Rig” should be repeatedly viewed by all sailors interested in how to obtain maximum performance out of a sailboat. It will show you why boats just like yours are sailing faster and straighter than your own boat - and beating you at every mark! Ordinarily $34.95 each, they may now be ordered as a pair for only $60.00.
Order both as item # 373-4

[star] INSPECTING YOUR RIG...This program, when coupled with #374, presents the most comprehensive set of courses on how to make sure that your rigging provides you maximum performance. 85 minutes
Order item #373 ................. $34.95
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[star] TUNING YOUR RIG ... Brion Toss, master rigger, tunes 4 boats and shows you the extremely important information about rigging that so very few sailors are aware of. Sail Better! 90 min.
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[star] RACING TO WIN w/Gary Jobson ... Both on the water footage and 3-D computer animation. 3 sections: 1) Starting Techniques, 2) Windward and 3) Downwind to the Flag. The ultimate Racing tactics video. 60 minutes
Order item #330....$39.95 More Details
   

Multi-Hull Sailing Videos (Hobie & Prindle)

SAVE $10! #378 Catamaran Sailing - a Step by Step Guide and #379 Catamaran Racing should be a constant reference source for all sailors interested in safely sailing and getting maximum performance out of a Hobie Cat or Prindle. Ordinarily sold for $34.95 each, they may now be ordered as a pair for only $60.00.
Order both as item #378-9 (and we’ll pay the shipping anywhere in the U.S.)

[star] Catamaran Sailing: A Step by Step Guide How to safely trailer, rig, sail, tack, jibe, hike out on and right a Hobie Cat or Prindle. For Beginning and intermediate. 45 minutes
Order item #378 ................. $34.95
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[star] Catamaran Racing ... Interviews, computer animation and real demonstrations. Learn about Starting, Protests, Rounding the marks and more. 47 minutes
Order item #379 ..................$34.95
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[star] Magic Lamp IIMagic Lamp II now for sale ... 50' Custom Columbia Sloop: the "Magic Lamp II" is now for sale. This well-known yacht was used for the production of most of the tapes offered in this website by Magic Lamp Productions.
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