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Small Boat Sailing On Sea And River

Author : E. Knight
ISBN : 9781447487371
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 53.62 MB
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Originally published London 1931, this is a well illustrated book that will prove invaluable to the class of yachtsmen for whom it is intended, with much information that will still be found practical and relevant to the modern reader. Contents include: The Selection of a Boat; The Effect of the Wind on a Boat; Splices, Knots, and Tackles; The Small Open Sailing Boat; Open Sailing Boats with Boom-Sails, and Half Decked Boat; Decked Boats; Seamanship; Open Boat Sailing; The Cruising Yacht; The Art of Coasting; Description of a Voyage; Regulations Affecting Yachtsmen; Two Cruises on Lateen-Rigged Craft; Etc. Many of these 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 : 83.29 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

Small Boat Sailing

Author : Edward Frederick Knight
ISBN : STANFORD:36105035239347
Genre : Sailing
File Size : 49.51 MB
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Category: Sailing

The Sailing Boat

Author : Henry Coleman Folkard
ISBN : HARVARD:HXEW5V
Genre : Boats and boating
File Size : 75.20 MB
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Category: Boats and boating

Small Yachts

Author : Charles P. Kunhardt
ISBN : 0937822000
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 81.35 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

A Manual For Small Yachts

Author : Robert Douglas Graham
ISBN : OCLC:18516109
Genre : Shipbuilding
File Size : 63.92 MB
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Category: Shipbuilding

The Navigation Of Small Yachts

Author : John Irving
ISBN : 9781447411185
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 72.35 MB
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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

Cruises In Small Yachts And A Continuation Entitled More Cruises

Author : Maude Speed
ISBN : 9781445503370
Genre : Travel
File Size : 31.27 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

Small Yachts

Author : C. P. Kunhardt
ISBN : 0071557512
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File Size : 60.88 MB
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The Sailor S Book Of Small Cruising Sailboats

Author : Steve Henkel
ISBN : 9780071736947
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 32.27 MB
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For the first time ever, a comparative survey of 95 percent of the fiberglass pocketcruising sailboats ever built Author Steve Henkel has researched hundreds of cruising sailboats less than 26 feet long--pocket cruisers--to create this definitive gallery and handbook of the small cruising sailboats built in the last 45 years. With detailed plans, specifications, performance indexes, and commentary for every model the author could find (360 in all!), The Sailor’s Book of Small Cruising Sailboats is your ideal core reference for the used and new boats you see on the water.
Category: Sports & Recreation