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Voyage of The Stella

by Lawrence R D

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Published
1982
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First Edition, First Impression
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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1982 Biologist R D Lawrence could be described as the Gerald Durrell of Ontario's North Country. Following the sudden death of his wife, the author bought a twenty-four foot cruiser which he named the Stella Maris and began a six month solitary exploration of the coasts of British Columbia and the Northwestern United States.… Read more
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Ships And Memories. Merchant Seafarers In Canada's Age Of Steam

by Sager, Eric W

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Published
1993
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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9780774804431
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Vancouver: UBC Press, 1993. A fascinating account of the life at sea during the age of steam. Seafarers tell their own stories and remember the good times as well as the bad, in peace and war and during the depression. The author draws on interviews with master mariners, cooks, stewards and others who worked aboard steamships from 1920 to… Read more
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Titanic: Legacy of the World's Greatest Ocean Liner

by Wels, Susan Preface By William F Buckley Jr

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Published
1997
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Fine
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Second Printing
ISBN
9780783552613
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$55.00

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New York: Time Life Books, 1997. Now, in the most complete and definitive book ever published, Titanic: Legacy of the World's Greatest Ocean Liner , brings to life the entire Titanic story - from her construction in the early 1900s to her present-day exploration at the bottom of the North Atlantic. Published in cooperation with the guardian of the… Read more
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London: Smith, Elder & CO 1910 to title page. Frank T. Bullen, F.R.G.S. - author of The Cruise of the Cachalot, Idylls of the Sea, etc. A true story. Frontispiece titled - It was a bleak gloomy day in Janurary when I first held her. Preface by the author dated Sept. 1899. Frank T. Bullen has been for fifteen… Read more
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Merchant Ship Stability: A Companion to "Merchant Ship Construction"

by Pursey H.J

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Published
1957
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Very Good
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$58.50

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Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd, 1957. Reprint of 1954 Second Edition. H.J. Pursey, Extra Master, Lecturer to the Department of Navigation University College, Southampton. The main body of the book is designed to cover the theory of ship stability up to and including the standard required for a Master's Certificate. Fifteen chapters cover: General Information - Areas and Volumes… Read more
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Merchant Ship Construction. Especially Written for the Merchant Navy

by Pursey, H. J

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Published
1959
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Near Fine
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Third Edition
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$75.00

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Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd, 1959. H.J. Pursey, Extra Master, Lecturer in Ship Construction to the School of Navagation University of Southhampton. The text is made as concise as possible and illustrated by a large number of full-page perspective drawings. Only the most common method of constructing any particular part is given in most cases. Descriptions and drawings… Read more
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Small Boat Racing with the Champions

by Fisher Bob (Edited by)

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Published
1977
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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9780138141868
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New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1977. The very first practical book to combine and present expert opinion. It is a goldmine of practical instruction, tips, and guidance. Twelve of the most popular small boat classes world wide are represented here. 505, Tempest, Flying Dutchman, Laser etc. A vital read for all potential champions and an invaluable 'how to win' manual for… Read more
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The Handbook Of Sailing

by Bond Bob

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Published
1988
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Near Fine
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Later Print
ISBN
9780720716443
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$20.00

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London: Pelham Book, 1988. Illustrated heavy card covers.The essence of this book has been to use both words and pictures to help people to absorb the principles of sailing. The contents cover: Basic sailing, Advanced sailing. Cruising, Navigation, Meteorology, Maintenance & safety and Appendix. Very well illustrated. (over 1250). Name to inside front cover. An invaluable source of reference.… Read more
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Building The Skiff Cabin Boy. A Step-by Step Pictorial Guide

by Kuhlig Clemens C. With Ruth E. Kuhlig

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Published
1977
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780877420644
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$35.00

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Camden, Maine: International Marine Publishing Company, 1977. Foreword by John Atkin the Skiff's designer. This book offers more than two hundred photographs and drawings. The author explains how and why he chose the John Akin design for his skiff and proceeds to explain the chronological progress of building his boat. His laminating techniques form the most distinctive portion of his… Read more
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The Walkabouts. A Family At Sea

by Saunders Mike

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Published
1975
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780812818208
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New York: Stein and Day, 1975. This is the story of the Saunders family and their 18 month voyage on their 33-foot ketch Walkabout from Rhodesia to England. It is an engrossing first-person tale of fearful storms that tested Walkabout and her family crew to their limits.It is a tale, too, of how six quite different people learned to… Read more
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The Ship's Medicine Chest and First Aid At Sea

by USPHS

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Published
1947
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Very Good
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$70.00

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Washington, D.C.: A Joint Project of the United States Public Health Service and the War Shipping Administration, 1947. Reprinted with additions and changes 1955. 498 pp. This book is published primarily for the information and guidance of the master and other licensed and certified crew members who may be directly or indirectly responaible for the administration of emergency treatment at… Read more
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Wild Ocean. The Story of the North Atlantic and the Men Who Sailed It

by Villiers Alan

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Published
1957
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Very Good
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First Edition
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New York: McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited, 1957. The North Atlantic is the highroad to all the oceans and all the seas. From his background as a sailor , the author tells the fascinating story of this turbulent, unpredictable ocean, of the men and ships who have challenged it. Illustrated with numerous b/w photos. Map endpapers. Name to ffep. Price… Read more
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Epics Of The Sea

by Hoehling A.A

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Published
1977
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780809281299
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$34.50

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Chicago: Contemporary Book Inc., 1977. A valuable and highly unusual collection of true sea stories, including some like the drama of the Jeannette- that rarely appear in print. Here are the famous ships and the men who struggled to keep them afloat: the Confederate raider ' Alabama,' the submarine 'Squalus', the brave little ships of Dunkirk and… Read more
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North-West Passage

by De Roos Willy Translated from the French by Bruce Penman

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Published
1980
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780370302638
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$30.00

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London: Holus & Carter, 1980. Foreword by Rear-Admiral G.S. Ritchie CB DSC. The authors account of his arctic voyage on his 13-metre steel ketch Williwaw through the North-West Passage.Illustrated with b/w photos and maps. 208 pp incudes List of Illustrations and Maps, Epilogue, Acknowledgments and Bibliography. Bookplate to fep, name to half-title page. A very nice copy… Read more
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Reflections In The Sea

by Phillips-Birt, Douglas Illustrations by Captain Th.D.A. de Lange

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Published
1968
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Lymington, Hampshire/ London: Nautical Publishing Company, K. Adlard Coles, Commander Erroll Bruce R.N., Rtd. in Association with George G. Harrap & Company Ltd. , 1968. This book is literature and the selection of material was inspired by two works admired by the present author.....Conrad's 'Mirror of The Sea', a classic of maritime literature, and Charles Morgan's 'Reflections In A Mirror',… Read more
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The History Of Yachting

by Phillips-Birt, Douglas

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Published
1974
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First Edition
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9780812817041
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New York: Stein and Day Publishers, 1974. The history of yachting can be stretched back to its origins on the inland seas and waterways of seventeenth-century Holland. From there it was taken to England and with the Dutch settlers to the New World.The author has traced the history of the era of Nathaniel Herreshoff and Lord Dunraven and steam… Read more
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Atlantic Cruise In Wanderer III

by Hiscock Eric C

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Published
1968
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First Edition
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London: Oxford University Press, 1968. Though they had sailed twice around the world in their in their 30-foot yacht, Wanderer III, Eric and Susan Hiscock had never visited the United States. They decided to sail there via the Caribbean, spending two years on the round voyage. After port calls in Western France, Spain and Portugal, they revisited the Windward Islands… Read more
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Boatbuilding Manual

by Steward Robert M

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1976
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Near Fine
Edition
Fifth Printing
ISBN
9780877420149
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Camden, Maine: International Marine Publishing Company, 1976. Robert Steward has given us the benefit of his long experience in the yacht design and building world. This comprehensive and practical material, so well presented, will provide the amateur boat builder ,as well as the professional, with a world of valued and valid information. All phases of the subject has been… Read more
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At One With The Sea. Alone Around The World

by James, Naomi

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Published
1979
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780091368609
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London: Hutchinson/Nelson, Foster & Scott, 1979. On 8 June 1978 Naomi James had become the first woman to sail single-handed around the globe via Cape Horn- and in the fastest time ever. She set a new round-the-world record and made sailing history. This story of heroism with the human touch, of epic courage and endurance, must rank as a… Read more
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Two Against Cape Horn

by Roth Hal

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1978
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780393032239
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New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1978. THis is no ordinary book about a cruise in a sailing yacht. It is true adventure. Hal and Margaret Roth, veteran sailors, set out to sail their famous boat "Whisper" through and around the litle known archipelago on the Southwest coast of South America and thence around the greatest challenge of… Read more
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