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Pilot Cutters Under Sail

Author : Tom Cunliffe
ISBN : 9781473826779
Genre : Transportation
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The popular sailing journalist celebrates the 19th century pilot cutters that operated across the UK and Northern Europe in this illustrated history. The pilot cutters that operated around the coasts of northern Europe until the First World War were some of the most seaworthy and beautiful craft ever built. With a hull and rig of particular elegance, their speed and close-windedness bought them an enviable reputation. Though many were lost, the few that survived have inspired yacht designers, sailors and traditional craft enthusiasts over the last century. Pilot Cutters Under Sail pays tribute to these remarkable vessels with a detailed history of their development and use on the rough waters of the European seaboard. Sailing expert Tom Cunliffe describes the ships themselves, their masters and crews, and the skills they needed for the competitive and dangerous work of pilotage. He explains the differences between the craft of disparate coasts—from the Scilly Isles and the Bristol Channel to northern France and the wild coastline of Norway. Woven into the history of their development are the stories of the men who sailed them.
Category: Transportation

Pilots Pilot Schooners Of North America And Great Britain

Author : Tom Cunliffe
ISBN : 9780937822692
Genre : History
File Size : 64.26 MB
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Tom Cunliffe is a well-known British writer and sailing enthusiast who's Bristol Channel Pilot cutter Hirta is familiar to TV viewers in the UK.
Category: History

Sailing Ships Of The Bristol Channel

Author : Viv Head
ISBN : 9781445664019
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 82.53 MB
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A history of some of the sailing ships that have called the Bristol Channel home.
Category: Transportation

Aero Hydrodynamics And The Performance Of Sailing Yachts

Author : Fabio Fossati
ISBN : 9781408113387
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 61.54 MB
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A groundbreaking technical analysis of yacht design based on cutting edge research in the field of aero-hydrodynamics.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Law Journal Reports

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ISBN : MINN:31951D01288173M
Genre : Law reports, digests, etc
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The Weekly Reporter

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105063725282
Genre : Law reports, digests, etc
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Report Transactions

Author : Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art
ISBN : UCAL:B3049538
Genre : Devon (England)
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Category: Devon (England)

The Irish Coast Pilot

Author : Great Britain. Hydrographic Dept
ISBN : UOM:39015073812268
Genre : Pilot guides
File Size : 70.89 MB
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Category: Pilot guides

Sailing Boats From Around The World

Author : Henry Coleman Folkard
ISBN : 0486410994
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 74.73 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

Royce S Sailing Illustrated

Author : Patrick M. Royce
ISBN : 0911284079
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Category: Sports & Recreation

The Ship Under Sail

Author : Edward Keble Chatterton
ISBN : STANFORD:36105041320115
Genre : Sailing
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Category: Sailing

The Life Boat

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ISBN : OXFORD:555035813
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Voyaging Under Sail

Author : Eric C. Hiscock
ISBN : UOM:49015000318866
Genre : Sailing.
File Size : 43.20 MB
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Fully illustrated guide to the practical details of ocean sailing provides information on the most recent technical developments in hulls, rigging, sails, and navigational aids
Category: Sailing.

Sailing With Purpose

Author : Jerome W. Fitzgerald
ISBN : 9780595214587
Genre : Religion
File Size : 82.22 MB
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…a sometimes witty, sometimes instructive, sometimes despairing, always passionate rave—Sailing With Purpose is a one of a kind book. An ideal sort of book to present any man struggling with the meaning of life, whether young or old, this book describes the life of man, its purpose, and its end in a manner like no other. An ideal book for any father to give any son, or any son to give any father—whether they sail or not—Sailing with Purpose is the sort of book that may very well, in spite of itself, change a man's life…
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Ships Monthly

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ISBN : UOM:39015049133252
Genre : Ships
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ISBN : NYPL:33433062735711
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