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Small Boat Sailing An Explanation Of The Management Of Small Yachts Half Decked And Open Sailing Boats Of Various Rigs Sailing On Sea And On River Cruising Etc

Author : E. F. Knight
ISBN : 9781473385832
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Originally published in 1905. This is a fascinating read for any sailing enthusiast or historian, but also contains much information that is still useful and practical today. Contents Include; I. The selection of a boat, II. The effect of the wind on a boat, III. Splices, Knots, and Tackles, IV. The Small open sailing boat, V. Open Sailing-boats with boom sails, and half-decked boats, VI. Decked boats, VII. Seamanship, VIII. Open Boat Sailing, IX. The Cruising Yacht, X. The Art of Coasting, XI. Description of a voyage, XII. Board of trade and other regulations affecting yachtsmen, XIII. Two cruises on Lanteen-Rigged Craft. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Surveying Yachts And Small Craft

Author : Paul Stevens
ISBN : 9781408146224
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 59.68 MB
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This is the only book linked to a practical surveying course. Highly practical in nature, and packed with detailed close-up photography, step by step procedures, and helpful checklists, this definitive handbook will prove a godsend to small craft owners who want to check out defects on their own boats or on boats they are planning to buy, as well as practicing surveyors and surveying students. Featuring surveying bodies, equipment required, assessing defects (including moisture-related defects, and the use of moisture meters) and their severity, the book guides the reader through conducting a thorough inspection, from keel to topsides, coachroof, stern gear, rigging and much more. The highly practical approach of this book will be invaluable to students of surveying, qualified surveyors and yacht and boat owners everywhere.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Cruises In Small Yachts And A Continuation Entitled More Cruises

Author : Maude Speed
ISBN : 9781445503370
Genre : Travel
File Size : 43.8 MB
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Originally published in early 1900's. A fascinating illustrated record of the author's various cruises taken from the log books of the yachts in use at that time. This book also includes a section entitled "More Cruises" by Maude Speed. Many of the earliest sailing books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing many of these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Category: Travel

A Manual For Small Yachts

Author : Robert Douglas Graham
ISBN : OCLC:18516109
Genre : Shipbuilding
File Size : 61.96 MB
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Category: Shipbuilding

Sailing Big On A Small Sailboat

Author : Jerry Cardwell
ISBN : 9781574092479
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 41.36 MB
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This guide outlines the planning, boats and accessories sailors of small sailboats need to safely embark on ambitious journeys.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Sailing Boat

Author : Henry Coleman Folkard
ISBN : CHI:73597674
Genre : Boats and boating
File Size : 84.56 MB
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Category: Boats and boating

Sailing Boats From Around The World

Author : Henry Coleman Folkard
ISBN : 9780486311340
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 38.60 MB
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Comprehensive, profusely illustrated book documents early-20th-century sailing: boat types around the world, racing boats, odd and experimental vessels, more. Over 380 illustrations and photographs. Indexes. Bibliography.
Category: Transportation

Small Yachts

Author : Charles P. Kunhardt
ISBN : 0937822000
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 70.17 MB
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Charles P. Kunhardt, born on Staten Island, New York, was editor of Forest and Stream magazine in the 1880s. Small Yachts was his monumental work, which influenced yachting for years to come.
Category: Transportation

Practical Sailing On Traditional Boats

Author : Douglas Frazar
ISBN : 9783861953098
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 21.33 MB
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This book explains how to manage small boats and yachts under all conditions, with explanatory chapters on ordinary sea-manoevres, and the use of sails, helm and anchor, and advice as to what is to be done in different emergencies; supplemented by a vocabulary of nautical terms. Reprint of the famous book of 1879.
Category: Transportation

The Ecology Of Transportation Managing Mobility For The Environment

Author : John Davenport
ISBN : 9781402045042
Genre : Science
File Size : 54.17 MB
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This volume reviews the ecological effects of road, rail, marine and air transport. The focus ranges from identification of threats and repair of damaging effects to design of future transport systems that minimize environmental degradation. The scope of coverage extends from small ecosystems to the planet as a whole. Experts from a variety of disciplines address the topic, expressing views across the spectrum from deep pessimism to cautious optimism.
Category: Science