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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...


50 Ways to Improve Your Powerboat Driving

by Dag Pike Bloomsbury Publishing (August 22, 2013)

This is a book about practical powerboat driving in boats large and small, operating at speeds between 20 and 100 knots. It is about techniques that can only be picked up from experience - practical ways to...


The Rules Book

by Eric Twiname Bloomsbury Publishing (December 22, 2012)

This bestselling pocket-sized racing rules book is unique in covering the rules by race situation. It explains the rules affecting each part of the race course, from the start line, round the marks and on to...


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...


The European Waterways

by Marian Martin Bloomsbury Publishing (August 25, 2013)

Anyone who admits to a sense of confusion when confronted with the bewildering array of European waterway signs, symbols, rules and regulations should find this book useful. The author demystifies this world...


The Adlard Coles Book of EuroRegs for Inland Waterways

by Marian Martin Bloomsbury Publishing (August 02, 2013)

In order to safely navigate Europe's major waterway routes, all boaters need to know CEVNI - the Waterway Code - whose rules, signs, symbols and signals are understood and used by bargemasters and working vessels...


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...


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...


The RCC Pilotage Foundation Atlantic Crossing Guide

by Jane Russell Bloomsbury Publishing (February 15, 2013)

The Atlantic Crossing Guide is a complete reference for anyone planning an Atlantic passage in their own boat. It is described by Yachting World magazine as 'An invaluable mixture of planning manual and pilot...


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....


The Offshore Race Crew's Manual

by Stuart Quarrie Bloomsbury Publishing (August 25, 2013)

Success in any yacht race depends to a large degree on the ability of the crew to perform any boat-handling manoeuvre faultlessly and speedily. This book explains the evolution of just about every situation...


Steaming Into a Victorian Future: A Steampunk Anthology

by Julie Anne Taddeo & Cynthia J. Miller Scarecrow Press (September 14, 2012)

This collection of essays explores the social and cultural aspects of steampunk, examining the various manifestations of this multi-faceted genre, in order to better understand the steampunk sub-culture and...


The Lighthouse on Skerryvore

by Paul A. Lynn Whittles Publishing (March 11, 2016)

Perched on an isolated rock in the Scottish Hebrides, this is a fascinating account of Skerryvore, ‘the most graceful lighthouse in the world’, and the great Victorian engineer who designed and built it....


A Natural History of Lighthouses

by John A Love Whittles Publishing (May 31, 2016)

This is the story of lightkeepers’ contributions to the natural history of lighthouses in conjunction with the history and maintenance of the manned navigation beacons – their primary function of course...


Transport Revolutions

by Richard Gilbert & Anthony Perl New Society Publishers (May 01, 2010)

Modern societies rely upon prodigious amounts of oil for transport activity. The impacts over the near term of increasing oil scarcity and higher prices on transport will be among the major challenges facing...


Bradshaw's Railway Handbook Vol 3

by George Bradshaw Bloomsbury Publishing (August 06, 2012)

A superb and wonderfully illustrated guide to Britain's villages, towns and connecting railways, dating from 1866. Unavailable for many years and much sought after, this classic guide book is now faithfully...