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Hand Reef And Steer

Author : Tom Cunliffe
ISBN : 1574092030
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 32.92 MB
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A handbook on sailing classic boats by the 'guru of gaff-rig sailors', replete with illustrations and clear descriptions of techniques that are unique to the classic boat world.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Hand Reef And Steer 2nd Edition

Author : Tom Cunliffe
ISBN : 9781472925886
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 59.94 MB
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In Hand, Reef & Steer - winner of the Best Book of the Sea Award - Tom explains the different sailing characteristics of classic craft and shares his grasp of the special skills required to handle them. He describes how to handle heavy loads using tackles rather than winches and reveals the mysteries of making the boat work for you rather than fighting with her gear. He shares step by step advice on setting up the rig; sail handling skills (hoisting, setting and reefing) heavy and light air sailing; manouevring a long-keel boat; losing way, scandalizing and steering with sails, topsails, watersails, single-luff spinnakers and fisherman staysails; and much, much more. Hand, Reef & Steer, with its wonderful watercolour drawings and atmospheric photos, will delight all who love the unique character and grace of classic craft. 'Superb' Cruising 'A delightful book' WoodenBoat
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Seaman S Friend

Author : Richard Henry Dana (Jr.)
ISBN : PRNC:32101074743236
Genre : Merchant marine
File Size : 56.56 MB
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Category: Merchant marine

The Spectator

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105025480679
Genre :
File Size : 63.59 MB
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The Seaman S Friend

Author : Richard Henry Dana
ISBN : NYPL:33433006578672
Genre : Merchant marine
File Size : 76.78 MB
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Category: Merchant marine

The Seaman S Manual

Author : Richard Henry Dana
ISBN : HARVARD:HN3JI6
Genre : Naval art and science
File Size : 38.77 MB
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Category: Naval art and science

The Shipmasters Guide

Author : John Hoskins Brown
ISBN : OXFORD:600018077
Genre : Shipping
File Size : 32.71 MB
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Category: Shipping

Cupboard Kisses

Author : Barbara Metzger
ISBN : 9781611872255
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 60.6 MB
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Well-bred orphan Cristabel Swann tolerates her thankless teaching job -- until her uncle dies unexpectedly. Arriving in London to claim her inheritance, Cristabel encounters something else entirely -- a loutish naval captain who won all of the old man's property in an evening's gambling, leaving his niece nothing but debt! To his credit, Captain Chase recognizes her desperation and offers her a position as landlady of a "boarding house" in Kensington. Cristabel is happy with her new situation and with the female tenants of the house. They are exceedingly well dressed for working-class girls and have many admirers. Cristabel soon has a beau of her own -- the dashing Lord Winstoke, who seems just a tad familiar, both in appearance and in attitude. Of course, Cristabel maintains propriety in every situation. But she cannot understand why the men she meets are so forward. Could it be the company she keeps? CUPBOARD KISSES won Romantic Times magazine's Reviewer's Choice Award and the Best Regency Comedy award.
Category: Fiction

The Nautical Magazine For 1875

Author : Various authors
ISBN : 9781108056540
Genre : History
File Size : 43.58 MB
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The Nautical Magazine first appeared in 1832, and was published monthly well into the twenty-first century. It covers a wide range of subjects, including navigation, meteorology, technology and safety. An important resource for maritime historians, it also includes reports on military and scientific expeditions and on current affairs. The 1875 volume is again dominated by reports on the Merchant Shipping Bill and debates on seaworthiness, with the editor continuing to prefer 'personal responsibility' to 'Plimsolecisms' and 'grandmotherly supervision' by the government. Serials focus on the economies of the British colonies, Atlantic shipping lines and emigration to South America, but fiction no longer features. Other topics include the opening of the Royal Naval Museum at Greenwich, innovations such as steel hawsers and desalination apparatus for producing drinking water, a proposal for generating power from wave action, and suggestions for using rats as a tasty and economical food source.
Category: History