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South Eastern Sail: From the Medway to the Solent, 1840-1940

By: Bouquet, Michael

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, David & Charles: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03437


From sources as far apart as New York and New Zealand, from public and private collections and from his own collection, the author has chosen over 100 pictures ( many never published before ) to illustrate the shipping and harbours of Kent, Sussex and Hampshire in the golden age of sale. There is a facsimile of a shipping insurance certificate loose in the book. There is some writing in pencil on the fep. saying '36 photos of Shoreham vessels.' The D/J shows light edge w... View more info

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The New Glenans Sailing Manual.

By: Centre nautique des Glenans.

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, David & Charles.: 1978

Edition: Reprint1989

Sellers ID: 02329


This is a practical and authoritative and remarkably comprehensive manual, each chapter is a complete handbook on its particular subject and can be studied either by referring to the illustrations and captions alone ( there are over 700 hundred of them ), or by reading the accompanying text. Easy to follow and difficult to forget, the explanations ensure a high level of proficiency and safety at sea. There is light marking to the page edges and the DW has a small nick o... View more info

Over the Top the First Lone Yachtsman to Sail Vertically Around the World.

By: Flanagan Adrian

Price: £13.55

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00381


In 1975 when Adrian Flanagan was 15,he read Sir Francis Chichester's account of his circumnavigation around the world and a dream began to form.Thirty years later on 28 October 2005, Adrian set sail from the south coast of England on his quest to voyage vertically around the earth by the most difficult route imaginable,via Cape Horn and the ice bound waters of the Russian Artic. After 30,825 miles,he arrived home on 21 May 2008 ,with a Royal Navy escort. This hardback bo... View more info

Modern Sailing Catamarans

By: Harris B.robert

Price: £13.55

Publisher: London, Nicholas Kaye: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Sellers ID: 01338


This book is in good condition ,the d/w is intact but rubbed and wornon all edges and corners and picture. View more info

Multihulls for Cruising and Racing

By: Harvey Derek

Price: £11.30

Publisher: London, Adlard Coles: 1992

Edition: Reprint 1992

Sellers ID: 01337


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The Solent from the Sea

By: Hay David & Joan

Price: £13.55

Publisher: London, Edward Stanford Ltd: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01461


This is the second in a series of four books,covering the East and South Coast of England.The D/W is lightly sunned. View more info

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Marked for Misfortune

By: Hood Jean

Price: £13.55

Publisher: London, Conway: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01275


The book and dw are in very good condition .An epic tale of shipwreak, human endeavour and survival in the age of sail. View more info

Saga of a Wayward Sailor

By: Jones Tristan

Price: £10.84

Publisher: Toronto, Bodley Head: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01494


The book d/w has a slight tear on fold of d/w and has self wear but otherwise good. View more info

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Vintage Boats: Preservation and Restoration

By: Lewis, John

Price: £20.33

Publisher: UK, David & Charles: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03439


This is an entirely unique book with out-standing illustrations which will have an appeal to all who have any interest in old craft, be they sailing or power. It also has enough practical information to be considerable value to anyone contemplating the restoration of an old craft. There is a small mark on the back cover. The D/J has a small hole in the back panel and on the spine, it is also price clipped. it also has light shelf-wear. A good tight clean copy. View more info

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Build Your Own Boat: Building and Fitting Out for Sail and Power

By: Nicolson, Ian

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, Allen & Unwin: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03625


By following the authors instructions, and backed up by many sketches and diagrams, the enthusiast will find that he too can singlehandedly, or with help, build, fit-out and launch a boat as sound and seaworthy, and far bigger, than any vessel he could afford to buy from a boat builder. The hard covers are lightly faded down the spine. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

Fazisi the Joint Venture

By: Novak Skip

Price: £10.84

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00226


This is the story of the Americans and Soviets racing in the same boat together in the Whitbread round the World yacht race. this is a first edition hardback book in very good condition as is the D/W View more info

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Inshore-Offshore: Racing, Cruising and Design

By: Pocock, Michael

Price: £11.30

Publisher: UK, Olympic Marketing Corp: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02977


Usually cruising, but often racing, the author with both family and crew has covered thousands of miles around Britain and across the Atlantic. When ashore he practised as a yacht designer. The chapters in this book are therefore a mixture of some cruising or racing stories with a strong ' lessons learnt ' element, while his discussion on design reflects his seagoing experience as well as his flair for naval architecture. A clean tight copy. PLEASE NOTE: International ec... View more info

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Survive the Savage Sea

By: Robertson, Dougal

Price: £7.23

Publisher: London, Elek: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 01574


The d/w is lightly shelf worn. View more info

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The China Voyage :a Pacific Quest By Bamboo Raft.

By: Severin Tim.

Price: £11.30

Publisher: London, Little Brown & Co.: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00084


China voyage is the extrordinary story of how six men and women made maritime history. Their purpose, to test the theory that Asian raft sailors reached America some 2000 years ago. Their experience provides us with one of the most remarkable sea adventures ever told.This is a 1st Edition secondhand book in blue cloth covers in very good condition, the dustwrapper is slightly damaged but good. View more info

The Racing Edge

By: Turne Ted & Gary Jobson

Price: £7.23

Publisher: New York, Simon Schuster: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01341


Book is yellowing on pages also were fold the fold has left a stain slight foxing on pages d//w yellowed and nibbled and bumpt. View more info