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Sailing Yachts And Yarns

Author : Tom Cunliffe
ISBN : 9781119999218
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Category: Sports & Recreation

Sailing Yachts Yarns

Author : Tom Cunliffe
ISBN : 9781119999218
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Sailing, Yachts and Yarns is a selection of British sailing legend Tom Cunliffe's most entertaining, outspoken and instructive writing from the pages of Yachting Monthly magazine. Tom's regular column for this leading sailing magazine gives him free reign to explore a wide range of topics. He has a gift for capturing the magic of sail and finding pearls of practical wisdom in the most unlikely nautical adventures. Sailing, Yachts and Yarns is a wonderful miscellany of wit, wisdom and wonder. It will make you laugh and make you think - and make you want to cast off to enjoy the delights of life afloat.
Category: Sports & Recreation


Author : Tristan Jones
ISBN : 9781497603516
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 28.97 MB
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In Yarns, Tristan Jones tells how he began his writing career. He draws on his many adventures to evoke some of the memorable people he has met, and to describe some of the most beautiful cruising grounds in the world. He gives advice on everything from seamanship to dealing with local populations in remote places. Not to be missed is his marvelous evocation in the style of Conan Doyle as the mystery of the Mary Celeste is solved, or the Conrad-inspired story of a troubled steamship, Breakdown. Other yarns include the tale of an unlikely salvage operation in Ibiza, a strange rendezvous on the coast of Africa, and a coincidental meeting with one of America’s greatest cruising sailors.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

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
File Size : 66.5 MB
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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

Sail Trim

Author : Peter Hahne
ISBN : 9781408123386
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 66.36 MB
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Explains the art of good sail trim with the aid of superb colour diagrams and photographs.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Sailing Boats From Around The World

Author : Henry Coleman Folkard
ISBN : 9780486311340
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 51.53 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

Sailing Yacht Design

Author : Andrew R. Claughton
ISBN : UOM:39015041783120
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 64.27 MB
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This book forms part of a two-volume guide to the fundamental principles governing how and why a sailing yacht behaves in the way it does including an understanding of the physics involved and mathematical modelling.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Sailing Seamanship And Yacht Construction

Author : Uffa Fox
ISBN : 9780486149035
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 24.67 MB
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Packed with information, ideas, and more than 300 excellent illustrations, this classic of the genre was written by the father of modern planing sailboats. Most of text focuses on individual vessels.
Category: Transportation

Plain Yarns From The Fleet

Author : Charles Owen
ISBN : 0750907703
Genre : Great Britain
File Size : 38.31 MB
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The author explores the spirit of the Royal Navy in its 20th-century heyday, from 1900 and on through two momentous world wars to 1945. With anecdotes, eyewitness accounts, reminiscences, archive material and published works, he portrays life in the Navy in this challenging era.
Category: Great Britain