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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
File Size : 73.23 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

Surveying Yachts And Small Craft

Author : Paul Stevens
ISBN : 9781408146224
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 29.86 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 : 30.85 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

The Sailing Boat

Author : Henry Coleman Folkard
Genre : Boats and boating
File Size : 70.9 MB
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Category: Boats and boating

Law Of Yachts Yachting

Author : Richard Coles
ISBN : 9781317995791
Genre : Law
File Size : 20.93 MB
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The book is the first comprehensive treatise on the law relating to yachts and provides its readers with a thorough analysis of maritime law as relevant to the superyacht sector. Written by a team of leading yachting practitioners and researchers, it covers the legal issues arising during the life of a yacht. The book is written for the legal practitioner, yacht-broker and manager concerned with the operation of professionally crewed yachts including financing, registration, chartering, insurance, compliance and casualty management. Key Features - •This is the first and only practitioners’ book on the area •It covers all major aspects of yachting law in a single book •The Law of Yachts and Yachting is highly comprehensive - despite its main focus on contract and tort law, it contains references to public law and international law and practice •References to case law, English, foreign and international •Appendices containing essential source materials
Category: Law

A Manual For Small Yachts

Author : Robert Douglas Graham
ISBN : OCLC:18516109
Genre : Shipbuilding
File Size : 57.81 MB
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Category: Shipbuilding

Sailing Big On A Small Sailboat

Author : Jerry Cardwell
ISBN : 9781574092479
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 42.68 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

Sailing Seamanship And Yacht Construction

Author : Uffa Fox
ISBN : 9780486149035
Genre : Transportation
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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

American Yachting

Author : W. P. Stephens
ISBN : 9783861953050
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Reprint of the best book ever about practice and history of american yachting. First issued in 1904.