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Must I go down to the sea again? (Illustrated by Mike Peyton.)

By: BLACK, Lesley.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Fernhurst Books, 1983.:

Seller ID: 23725


1st ed. "Dedicated to reluctant sailors everywhere, 'Must I go down to the sea again?' reveals the hilarious truth about family cruising." 96, 29 illustrations. Illustrated laminated boards. VG. View more info

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A Winter's Tale: The Wreck of the 'Florizel'.

By: BROWN, Cassie.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Toronto: Doubleday, 1976. 0385125704:

Seller ID: 35654

ISBN: 0385125704


"It was a snowy, stormy night, that February 23, 1918, when the sturdy S.S.Florizel steamed out of St.John's harbor, bound for Halifax and New York. Captain William Martin, a cautious and competent skipper, encountered sish ice and heavy winds as he headed down the treacherous Newfoundland coast...Just before dawn, over none hours after leaving port, Captain Martin ran his ship full steam onto the rocks just north of Cape Race....Men, women and children were washed overboard, or killed from exposure, or fatally trapped below deck...Cassie Brown retells in chilling detail the story of the w... View more info

Three Mile Limit: Shipping seen round Britain's Coasts. (Foreword by Hugh Ruttledge.)

By: COBB, David.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Phoenix House Ltd., 1950.:

Seller ID: 29264


1st ed. "Three Mile Limit is a book for the intelligent landsman, but will prove no less interesting to those whose business or pleasure is upon the seas." Pp. 126, 50 line drawings (by the author). Beige cloth, illustrated d/w edges rubbed and 2cm. loss to base of spine. G+/G+. View more info

The Shell Pilot to The South Coast Harbours. (With plans by Alan H. Irving.)

By: COLES, K. Adlard.:

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London: Faber & Faber, 1979.:

Seller ID: 24183


Rep. "This standard pilot book for yachtsmen summarizes all essential information for easy reference ..." 16cms. x 22cms. Pp. 192, b/w illustrations throughout, 38 pps. harbour plans, charts & diagrams to endpapers. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w. VG/G+. View more info

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Yachting Yarns.

By: COOKE, Francis B.

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London: Herbert Jenkins Limited, 1944.:

Seller ID: 40744


2nd printing. Herbert Jenkins Green Label series. "Adventure, romance, excitement and the fresh breezy tang of the sea are readily invoked by this new volume of first-rate yachting stories by Francis B Cooke." Pp.191. Orange cloth, dustwrapper has minor edge wear but is now in a removable clear protective wrap. VG/VG. View more info

Minute By Minute. The Story of the Royal Yachting Association (1875-1982).

By: FAIRLEY, Gordon.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Woking: Royal Yachting Association. 1983.:

Seller ID: 23848


1st ed. "Paints word-pictures of the personalities and characters who have been responsible for the Association's progress. Gives the reader the 'colour' of each age in which these yachtsmen lived, and to recall to those still living something of the fascination of those past years". Pp 224, slight toning to pages. P/b. Illustrated cover. VG. View more info

Sailors, Sailors.

By: GOLDSMITH-CARTER, George.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Paul Hamlyn, 1966.:

Seller ID: 10911


1st ed. "Beginning with the earliest recorded sailors, George Goldsmith-Carter traces the history and achievements of seamen through the centuries". 28.6cms. x 21.3cms. Pp.152, over 40 colour plates & over 220 b/w illustrations, with illustrated. endpapers, slight waviness to lower portion of pages caused by previous dampness. Grey cloth, d/w with clear plastic protective cover. G+/G+. View more info

All Weather Yachtsman.

By: HAWARD, Peter.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Adlard Coles. 1990.:

Seller ID: 19789


"Informative accounts of memorable delivery trips all around the U.K, Europe, the Mediterranean and the Atlantic". Pp 234. P/b. Illustrated cover. G+. View more info

History in Camera: East Coast Shipping.

By: HEDGES, A.A.C.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Princes Risborough: Shire Publications Ltd., 1974.:

Seller ID: 27776


1st ed. "Although written to appeal to the general reader, this book contains a wealth of information to interest the maritime enthusiast." Pp. 96, b/w illustrations throughout, owner'sname to fep. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w has small tear to rear top edge. G+/G+. View more info

Everyone's Book of Sailing and Boardsailing.

By: MATHIAS, Bob, & BOND, Bob.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Hamlyn, 1982.:

Seller ID: 10924


This ed. published exclusively for W.H. Smith. All about sailing and boardsailing. Pp. 80, colour illustns. throughout, illustd. endpapers. Inscrip. to fep. Illustrated laminated boards, bottom edge slightly rubbed. 32cms. x 23.5cms. G+. View more info

Coastal Navigation Wrinkles.

By: RANTZEN, M.J.:

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Southampton: Adlard Coles,1959.:

Seller ID: 23693


1st ed. Bosun Books No.10. "An exceptionally clear and thorough book covering: chart locker - navigation instruments - tide work and tide heights - navigating by lead - leeway and tidal streams - sextant - compass fixes - compass checking and swinging ship - echo sounders and navigational aids - radio navigation." Pp.61/1(ad),39 figure illustrations. Stiff card covers have minor scuffs to front. Scarce. VG. View more info

Shoalwater & Fairway. The Casual Explorations of a Sailing Man in the Shoal Seas and Tidal Waters of Essex and Kent..

By: TRIPP, H. Alker. ('Leigh Hoe').

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: Conway Maritime Press, 1972. 0851770606:

Seller ID: 45379

ISBN: 0851770606


New impression. "These shoalwaters and fairways cover the immediate sea-approaches of London. To many persons their very existence is none the less unsuspected. The whole region is a place unthought of, unknown until Foulness Airport was conceived...Each chapter records some casual expedition of a seven-ton yacht." Pp.xii/292, frontispiece + 14 further monochrome illustrations and many in line illustrations by the author, maps to endpapers. Red cloth, dustwrapper has a removable clear protective wrap. VG/VG. View more info

Coastwise Navigation. Notes for Yachtsmen.

By: WATKINS, G.G.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Surrey: Kandy Publications, 1962.:

Seller ID: 29963


1st ed. "The book describes the equipment required and the various factors which should be considered before leaving harbour, as well as during the passage. Wherever appropriate simple drawings and examples have been introduced so that the text can be kept concise but clear." Pp.64, figure illustrations throughout. P/b. VG. View more info