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Handbook of Offshore Cruising

Jim Howard

Since this book was first published in 1994, it has established itself as the most complete, most reliable, and most-read guide for those planning to sail across the oceans. Now in a handy paperback, this second edition is both completely updated with... (read more)

Ocean Liners
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A Man and His Ship: America's Greatest Naval Architect and His Quest to Build the S.S. United States

Steven Ujifusa

THE STORY OF A GREAT AMERICAN BUILDER andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;At the peak of his power, in the 1940s and 1950s, William Francis Gibbs was considered Americaand#8217;s best naval architect. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;His quest to build the finest... (read more)

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The Everything Knots Book: Step-By-Step Instructions for Tying Any Knot (Everything)

Randy Penn

Packed with easy-to-follow instruction and clear illustrations, "The Everything Knots Book makes learning this useful skill fun and easy.... (read more)

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Boat Log & Record: The Perfect Small Craft Record Keeper for Cruises, Expenses and Maintenance

Marlin Bree

Designed for owner-skippered, small and midsize craft, this expanded and updated log book and organizer helps amateur boaters maintain detailed, permanent records of essential information about their vessels. As useful on a day trip as it is on a weekend... (read more)

Ferries, Steamboats and Tugs
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The Mississippi Steamboat Era in Historic Photographs: Natchez to New Orleans, 1870" 1920

Joan Gandy

Considered among the finest photographs of the Mississippi ever taken, 170 recently discovered photographs offer vivid, detailed, beautifully composed images of major steamboats, picturesque river towns, landings, floods, cargoes, great waterway itself.&#... (read more)

Ships and Ship History
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The Rise and Fall of British Shipbuilding

Anthony Burton

This is the story of how, from modest beginnings, Britain rose throughout the 19th century to become the greatest shipbuilding nation in the world. It begins with the age of sail, then moves on to the days of iron- hulled steamers. It shows how conflicts... (read more)

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Tristan Jones

Bill Conan, a middle-aged adventurer, has entered a 30,000 mile solo race around the world in the sloop Josephine, seeing it as his last chance to win status and success. Risking the ultimate test of skill, strength and endurance, Conan will follow his... (read more)

Nautical Lore
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The Explorations of Captain James Cook in the Pacific: As Told by Selections of His Own Journals 1768-1799

James Cook

"No man ever did more to alter and correct the map of the earth," writes Percy Adams in his new introduction, than James Cook, the Scotch-born British naval commander who rose from humble beginnings to pilot three great 18th-century voyages of discovery... (read more)

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