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The Visual Dictionary of Transportation

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Transportation gives readers the chance to explore ancient and modern transport, on road, rails, water, or in the air. Convenient and affordable, this book is the perfect tool to discover...


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...


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...


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...


Finding Your Way Without Map or Compass

by Harold Gatty Dover Publications (May 06, 2013)

Useful, instructive manual shows would-be explorers, hikers, bikers, scouts, sailors, and survivalists how to find their way outdoors by observing animals, weather patterns, shifting sands, and other elements...


Sextant

by David Barrie William Morrow (May 13, 2014)

In the tradition of Dava Sobel's Longitude comes sailing expert David Barrie's compelling and dramatic tale of invention and discovery—an eloquent elegy to one of the most important navigational instruments...


Powerboating

by Ken Kreisler Seahorse (January 03, 2017)

Learn How to Choose—and Use—Your First Powerboat, from One of the Country’s Most-Respected Boating Experts.

There has never been a better time to buy your first boat. And there is no better person to tell...


Crossing the Bar

by Paul Lobo Seahorse (September 06, 2016)

There is nothing placid about San Francisco Bay. Its raucous waters have hosted brutal storms, daring rescues, horrendous accidents, and countless hours of drama and tension. Captain Paul Lobo knows that better...


Learn the Nautical Rules of the Road

by Paul Boissier Fernhurst Books Limited (July 03, 2018)

Collisions are expensive! Learning, understanding and remembering the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGs) is essential for anyone venturing onto the water. Leisure boaters, as...


Sail Smart

by Mark Chisnell Fernhurst Books Limited (November 16, 2012)

Learn how to sail faster, make the right calls and win races. On-board instruments present modern sailors with a wealth of information. This book explains what the numbers really mean, and turns this information...


Practical Navigation for the Modern Boat Owner

by Pat Manley Fernhurst Books Limited (April 14, 2008)

The modern sailor is an electronic navigator. New boats come stacked with GPS, chartplotters and radar, on a bewildering array of screens and displays. With this book learn how to navigate using all of these...


Pencil, Paper and Stars

by Alastair Buchan Fernhurst Books Limited (March 14, 2008)

Today’s sailors rely on GPS for position finding and passage making. But what happens if your electronic navigation systems fail?_x000D_ This book provides you with simple, practical, get-you-home navigation...


Multihull Seamanship

by Gavin Le Sueur Fernhurst Books Limited (March 20, 2018)

This is an A-Z of seamanship skills for multihull sailors. There are many textbooks on the market which detail general seamanship principles. This is not one of them. Multihull Seamanship is about sea-going...


Yachting Monthly's Expert Sailing Skills

by Tom Cunliffe Fernhurst Books Limited (April 13, 2012)

Become a better yachtsman with the help of Tom Cunliffe and Yachting Monthly. There are plenty of sailing and seamanship skills that don't feature on the syllabus of even the most advanced official sailing course...


Knox-Johnston on Seamanship & Seafaring

by Robin Knox-Johnston Fernhurst Books Limited (June 12, 2018)

On 14th June 1968 Robin Knox-Johnston set sail from Falmouth to take part in the Sunday Times Golden Globe Race – the first, non-stop, single-handed sailing race around the world. He was an unknown 29-year...


Last of the Line

by Patricia Gumbrell Whittles Publishing (April 19, 2016)

Now that lighthouse automation has been completed, what of the service and dedication to duty that was unfailingly provided by keepers, their associates and their families? Last of the Line is an account of...


The Crew's Pocketbook

by Tim Davison Fernhurst Books Limited (January 19, 2018)

The ideal companion for anyone new to sailing, or those looking to remind themselves of the essential skills. Written in a friendly and approachable way, it assumes no nautical knowledge and uses diagrams and...


Driverless Cars: On a Road to Nowhere

by Christian Wolmar London Publishing Partnership (January 18, 2018)

Driverless cars are the future. That is what the tech giants, the auto industry and even the government want us to think. Almost daily there are media stories about how we will soon all be able to rip up our...


Our Point of View

by Thomas Mark Szelog & Lee Ann Szelog Down East Books (February 16, 2007)

Tom and Lee Szelog were the first tenants to live in the former lightkeeper's house at Marshall Point Light in Port Clyde, Maine. A professional photographer, Tom naturally kept a visual record of their years...


Basic Illustrated Map and Compass

by Cliff Jacobson & Lon Levin Falcon Guides (April 15, 2008)

BASIC ILLUSTRATED MAP AND COMPASS

Wilderness guide Cliff Jacobson created the map and compass curriculum for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, and here he shows easy-to-follow steps on choosing a...


Backpacker Magazine's Using a GPS

by Bruce Grubbs Falcon Guides (February 01, 2011)

Backpacker's Using a GPS: Digital Trip Planning, Recording, and Sharing is a complete guide to the digital mapping revolution including how to do it and how to join it. Plan your trip, record it with GPS, edit...


The Toronto Carrying Place: Rediscovering Toronto's Most Ancient Trail

by Glenn Turner Dundurn (May 23, 2015)

The Toronto Carrying Place trail linked Lake Ontario to Lake Simcoe, and helped shape the development of Ontario. Its influence is still felt today, though much of the original trail is obscured. Glenn Turner...


Navigational Instruments

by Richard Dunn Bloomsbury Publishing (May 19, 2016)

With over two-thirds of the globe covered by water, the ability to navigate safely and quickly across the oceans has been crucial throughout human history. As seafarers attempted longer and longer voyages from...


Heavy Weather Sailing 7th edition

by Peter Bruce & Robin Knox-Johnston Bloomsbury Publishing (June 16, 2016)

For 50 years Heavy Weather Sailing has been regarded as the ultimate international authority on surviving storms at sea aboard sailing and motor vessels. The first edition was compiled by Kaines Adlard Coles...


Three Kinds of Motion: Kerouac, Pollock, and the Making of American Highways

by Riley Hanick Sarabande Books (March 23, 2015)

Book-length essay chronicles Jackson Pollock, Jack Kerouac, and the origin of America’s highway system.