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The Adlard Coles Nautical Quiz Book

by Bloomsbury Publishing Bloomsbury Publishing (September 11, 2014)

The Adlard Coles Nautical Quiz Book is perfect for seafaring quizzers. It's divided into six nautically-flavoured categories, covering 1,000 questions. Categories range from Geography, Famous people and History...


Canvas Flying, Seagulls Crying

by Justin Tyers Bloomsbury Publishing (August 12, 2014)

After Justin and Linda Tyers lost everything in a devastating house fire, they rebuilt their lives by building a classic wooden yacht from scratch Â? starting by felling the trees. This story was told in their...


Mutiny on Board HMS Bounty

by William Bligh Bloomsbury Publishing (August 14, 2014)

On 28th April 1789 a small and unremarkable merchant vessel became one of the most famous ships in maritime history. HMS Bounty was under the command of 34-year-old Lieutenant William Bligh, an inexperienced...


South

by Ernest Shackleton Bloomsbury Publishing (August 14, 2014)

In 1911 Roald Amundsen beat Robert Falcon Scott to the South Pole, and Scott and his colleagues all died on the return journey. Ernest Shackleton, who had served with Scott on a previous expedition, decided...


The Boat Data Book

by Richard Nicolson & Ian Nicolson Bloomsbury Publishing (October 02, 2014)

The Boat Data Book is a treasure trove of invaluable information for boatowners, designers, builders, surveyors, chandlers and anyone maintaining their own boat.

This seventh edition has been updated throughout...


20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

by Jules Verne Bloomsbury Publishing (August 14, 2014)

After a mysterious sea monster damages an ocean liner, the US government assembles a team in New York City to track down the creature and destroy it. French marine biologist Pierre Aronnax receives a last-minute...


The Sea Wolf

by Jack London Bloomsbury Publishing (August 14, 2014)

Set adrift after a collision with another vessel, ferry passenger Humphrey van Weyden is picked up by the seal-hunting schooner the Ghost. His relief at being rescued slowly turns into concern once he meets...


The Weather Handbook

by Alan Watts Bloomsbury Publishing (September 11, 2014)

The Weather Handbook is the essential guide to how the weather is formed, providing readers with the ability to look at the sky and interpret its signs, and combine this knowledge with information provided by...


The Adlard Coles Nautical Puzzle Book

by Bloomsbury Publishing Bloomsbury Publishing (July 18, 2014)

The Adlard Coles Nautical Puzzle Book is the ideal shipmate for all salty dogs, be they round-the-world racers, dinghy dabblers or armchair pirates. It's packed with 200 nautically-themed brain-teasers designed...


Casting Off

by Emma Bamford Bloomsbury Publishing (July 03, 2014)

As a journalist for the Independent, Emma Bamford is swept along with the London rat race, lost amongst the egos of Fleet Street. Surrounded by budget cuts and bullies, the thrill of a breaking news story is...


The Dinghy Bible

by Rupert Holmes Bloomsbury Publishing (June 26, 2014)

The Dinghy Bible is the complete, user-friendly, hands-on manual packed with detailed step-by-step diagrams, lively action photos, and helpful advice on getting the most out of dinghy sailing whatever your skill...


Your First Atlantic Crossing 4th edition

by Les Weatheritt Bloomsbury Publishing (May 08, 2014)

Answering all of the important questions, this book shows not just how to sail an ocean for the first time, but also how to enjoy it. There are insights into the social as well as nautical reality of preparing...


The Illustrated Boat Dictionary in 9 Languages

by Bloomsbury Publishing Bloomsbury Publishing (January 02, 2014)

The Illustrated Boat Dictionary in 9 Languages is a first - annotated illustrations arranged by topic allow quick communication when something goes wrong abroad.

Centred around clear, full colour, annotated diagrams...


The Dinghy Cruising Companion

by Roger Barnes Bloomsbury Publishing (January 02, 2014)

'You will venture into the fringes of the wilderness with the minimum of simple gear, to live with it on its own terms. You will know that one of the sure ways to contentment in this life is a small boat, a...


Salty Dog Talk

by Bill Beavis & Richard McCloskey Bloomsbury Publishing (September 19, 2013)

Most of us never realise how many words and expressions used in

everyday English have a nautical origin. This fascinating and charming

pocket book explains the seafaring beginnings of over 200 such phrases - colourful,...


The Gaff Rig Handbook

by John Leather Bloomsbury Publishing (November 11, 2013)

This is the internationally regarded definitive handbook for anyone designing, building, rigging or sailing gaff

rigged craft. It provides a fascinating insight into the design, history,

techniques and developments...


Disasters at Sea

by Dag Pike Bloomsbury Publishing (November 01, 2013)

Dag Pike draws on his experience as merchant navy captain, fast boat

navigator and boat safety tester for RNLI lifeboats to focus on a wide

range of disasters at sea. He compiles a wide range of accounts of

yachts,...


How to Paint Your Boat

by Nigel Clegg Bloomsbury Publishing (October 20, 2013)

Most boatowners will find themselves with paintbrush in hand at

least once during a season but with the vast range of products now

available, how do you know which to select for the job? This book answers all...


The Sea Survival Manual

by Frances Howorth & Michael Howorth Bloomsbury Publishing (October 28, 2013)

The Sea Survival Manual is the definitive book on the subject for anyone aboard a yacht of any size. It is aimed at the yachtsman or seafarer who is likely to proceed to sea out of the sight of land, whether...


The Grab Bag Book

by Frances Howorth & Michael Howorth Bloomsbury Publishing (September 17, 2013)

The purpose of this text is to ensure the survival of skipper and crew in the event of their boat sinking. It features: advice on the essentials to pack into the emergency grab bag for a short or long cruise,...


Lofting a Boat

by Roger Kopanycia Bloomsbury Publishing (October 05, 2013)

The second book in our Classic Boat series aimed at traditional boat lovers, builders and restorers.

Lofting is an essential stage in the transition between designing and

building a boat in order to turn the design...


Celestial Navigation for Yachtsmen

by Mary Blewitt Bloomsbury Publishing (September 21, 2013)

The 12th edition of this bestselling book is proof of the

success of Mary Blewitt's concise and clear style in explaining a

particularly difficult skill, and it has been the bible for many

generations of ocean...


Practical Boat Owner's Sailing Around the UK and Ireland

by Roger Oliver Bloomsbury Publishing (November 05, 2013)

This book, based on a highly successful series of articles in Practical Boat Owner magazine, is a detailed practical guide to sailing around the UK - all by means of day sails.

Roger

Oliver, a passionate sailor,...


British River Navigations

by Stuart Fisher Bloomsbury Publishing (October 24, 2013)

Britain's rivers deserve to be better known. Teeming with wildlife, steeped in history, sporting bridges, docks and stunning architecture, not to mention supporting riverside pubs, waterways museums and a variety...


Eileen Ramsay

by Barry Pickthall Bloomsbury Publishing (September 06, 2013)

Eileen Ramsay was at the centre of a unique period in yachting history, and this wonderful book, featuring her classic photography, celebrates an extraordinary woman and her extraordinary subjects.

Eileen's heyday...


Skipper's Cockpit Racing Guide

by Tim Davison Bloomsbury Publishing (May 01, 2014)

The Skipper's Cockpit Racing Guide is an at-a-glance reference for dinghy and yacht racers, covering everything they need to know to improve their performance Â? and win. From those in their first year of racing...


Urban Waterways

by Derek Pratt Bloomsbury Publishing (July 18, 2013)

Before roads and rail, the industrial hubs of Great Britain were linked to the ports by a network of manmade waterways. These canals fell into disuse in the early part of the twentieth century, but in the last...


Learn to Navigate

by Basil Mosenthal Bloomsbury Publishing (June 05, 2014)

Learn to Navigate has been a bestseller since first publication. It is the ideal introduction for anyone wanting to learn the basics of what navigation is all about. This fourth edition is now in full colour...


Sailing in Paradise

by Rod Heikell Bloomsbury Publishing (August 05, 2013)

This comprehensive guide to the world of chartering, compiled

by Rod Heikell, shares the

breadth of his knowledge and experience, recommending types of charter,

best types of boat, as well as essential information...


Higher Performance Sailing

by Frank Bethwaite Bloomsbury Publishing (August 04, 2013)

'Monumental!' - Bob Ross, Australian Sailing

High Performance Sailing is

now regarded as the bible of racing sailors and carries a string of

endorsements from high achievers. Since its publication in 1984, racing...


Manoeuvring

by Bill Johnson Bloomsbury Publishing (July 05, 2013)

This is a unique, practical, hands-on guide to boat manoeuvring.

Manoeuvring a yacht under engine at close quarters in a marine of close

to other (expensive!) boats can be a daunting prospect for the

inexperienced...


World of Peyton

by Mike Peyton Bloomsbury Publishing (September 13, 2012)

Mike Peyton drew his first cartoon in 1942. At the time he was interned in a German prisoner of war camp, and the cartoon appeared in a newspaper run by and for his fellow prisoners. Seventy years later, Mike...


The Barefoot Navigator

by Jack Lagan Bloomsbury Publishing (August 04, 2013)

The Barefoot Navigator is an unusual and fascinating exploration

of the skills of navigation employed by the ancients and transferrable

to the present day. The first half of the book investigates the

navigation...


Sailing Strategy

by Ian Proctor Bloomsbury Publishing (August 10, 2013)

Sailing Strategy is considered a racing classic. Long out of print, it has champions who have been petitioning hard for its reissue. It is considered the best book ever written on the subject, and presents in...


Inland Waterways Manual

by Emrhys Barrell Bloomsbury Publishing (August 22, 2013)

There are more than 4000 miles of navigable waterways in Great

Britain, with more in Ireland and Europe. Peaceful canals, bustling

rivers, glorious lakes - there is something for everyone. This book

will tell the...


The Psychology of Sailing for Dinghies and Keelboats

by Ian Brown Bloomsbury Publishing (August 05, 2013)

The Psychology of Racing for Dinghies and Keelboats is an inspirational practical guide to mind training for racing sailors. Aimed at aspiring dinghy sailors as well as yacht racers, the style is light, friendly...


Why Sailors Can't Swim and Other Marvellous Maritime Curiosities

by Nic Compton Bloomsbury Publishing (July 28, 2013)

Why will a sailor never go to sea on Friday 13th?

Why are boats always referred to as 'she'?

How do you navigate the ocean without a compass?

Does the Bermuda Triangle really exist?

Why do sailors wear earrings?...


Start to Win

by Eric Twiname Bloomsbury Publishing (July 18, 2013)

Start to Win is Eric Twiname's sailing classic. Out of print for over 20 years, it has nevertheless retained its position as the

book on simple racing principles. Considered unequalled by its many

fans, it is...


Fast Handling Technique

by Frank Bethwaite Bloomsbury Publishing (May 12, 2013)

From the author of the bestselling High Performance Sailing and Higher Performance Sailing comes the first scientific analysis of what makes fast sailors fast. Eschewing the idea that luck or innate talent are...


Sea Fishing

by Jim Whippy Bloomsbury Publishing (September 08, 2013)

Every yachtsman or motorboater has at some point entertained the idea of catching their own supper, but until now there hasn't been a book to guide them through it. This unique handbook fills the gap. Fishing...


What Now Skipper?

by Bill Anderson & Chris Beeson Bloomsbury Publishing (October 14, 2009)

Following in the Yachting Monthly paperback series (Confessions, Further Confessions, etc) this book is based on a popular run of articles over the last eight years in Yachting Monthly, in which navigational...


A Funny Old Life

by Des Sleightholme Bloomsbury Publishing (June 03, 2013)

Des Sleightholme, former Editor of Yachting Monthly" for many years, is well known for his irreverent outlook on the Establishment and for his unfailing eye for the funny side of things; here he takes on a hilarious...


The Adlard Coles Book of Mediterranean Cruising

by Rod Heikell Bloomsbury Publishing (May 29, 2013)

Rod Heikell is the acknowledged expert on Mediterranean sailing, and this is the perfect guide for anyone cruising the area. Thoroughly updated and in colour throughout, this new edition conveys the magic of...


Upgrading Your Boat's Interior

by Mike Westin Bloomsbury Publishing (May 29, 2013)

The second in a series of highly practical, hands-on, step-by-step photographic manuals, Upgrading Your Boat's Interior fills a gap in the market for the DIY boat builder and repairer. It is a subject covered...


50 Ways to Improve Your Navigation

by Dag Pike Bloomsbury Publishing (August 01, 2013)

This is a book about practical navigation - packed with practical ways to make navigation safer, easier and better. It is a book for anyone - whether driving a power boat or sailing a yacht. And the techniques...


Camping by the Waterside

by Stephen Neale Bloomsbury Publishing (August 01, 2013)

This stylish and inspiring book contains all the information campers need to make the most of the wonderful waterside locations throughout the UK and Ireland. Covering all kinds of camping (caravan, campsite...


GMDSS

by Denise Bréhaut Bloomsbury Publishing (August 15, 2013)

The Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) provides a

fast and efficient way of calling for assistance at sea, whatever the

size of craft or geographical position. Now updated for the fourth

edition,...


The Adlard Coles Book of Navigation

by Tim Bartlett Bloomsbury Publishing (May 29, 2013)

The Adlard Coles Book of Navigation is the perfect reference for anyone following an RYA navigation course, from Day Skipper through to Yachtmaster Offshore and for any seafarer requiring a knowledge of navigation....


Celestial Navigation in a Nutshell

by Hewitt Schlereth Sheridan House (July 15, 2000)

Celestial Navigation in a Nutshell demonstrates how to take sights by the sun, moon, stars, and planets, discussing the advantages and disadvantages of each method. The reader is taken carefully through several...


Wager

by Richard Woodman Sheridan House (July 25, 1999)

Captain Cracker Jack Kemball of the tea clipper Erl King races Captain Richards of the Seawitch from Shangai to London. The wager: his daughter's hand in marriage.