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  • Ship Stability for Masters and Matesby Bryan Barrass; Capt D R Derrett

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 79.95

    Ship Stability for Masters and Mates explores all aspects of ship stability and ship strength, squat, and interaction and trim, as well as materials stresses and forces. Organized into 56 chapters, the book looks at the relationship between ship stability and ship motion, with emphasis on group weights in a ship. It also explains how TPCs are calculated... more...

  • U.S. Army Guide to Riggingby Army

    Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 12.95

    Have you ever tried to rig your own sailboat? How about tying up the boat to the dock? Have you ever made a ladder or hoist? Learning rigging can be tricky, but with the U.S. Army Guide to Rigging (FM 5-125), you?ll learn everything you need to know about rigging, from how to properly tie a rope to a rock to how to make rope chairs... more...

  • Wooden Boatsby Andreas af Malmborg; Ola Husberg

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 24.99

    There is something beautiful and nostalgic about wooden boats. These exquisite, polished works of art give us a glimpse into the past, a time when technology wasn?t so advanced, a time when everything was crafted by hand. These magnificent vessels deserve our attention and our utmost respect. As beautiful as these boats may be, they do require a great... more...

  • Safety and Health in Shipbreakingby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2004; US$ 25.00

    Provides guidance on the safe planning and execution of shipbreaking operations and identifies the specific duties and responsibilities of employers, workers and contractors, and government authorities in protecting workers from work-related injuries and diseases, ill health, and incidents. more...

  • The Modern Cruising Sailboatby Charles Doane

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 39.95

    A comprehensive guide to help you identify and equip the boat that best suits your needs Well-known boating writer Charles Doane unravels the complexity of cruising sailboat design and explains the fundamentals and the ramifications of each design decision. In easy-to-understand terms, Doane explains theoretical aspects of design, pragmatic issues... more...

  • The Everything Knots Bookby Randy Penn

    F+W Media 2004; US$ 14.95

    Simple instructions on how to tie over 100 useful and decorative knots A well-tied knot is at once a practical tool and a work of art. With names like "hangman's noose" and "wagoneer's hitch," knots have a rich history of usefulness and an aesthetic appeal all their own. From the boat to the backyard, The Everything Knots Book provides simple... more...

  • Handbook for Inspection of Ships and Issuance of Ship Sanitation Certificatesby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2011; US$ 48.00

    The IHR (2005) Ship Sanitation Certificates (SSCs) are of particular importance for the prevention and control of public health risks on board ships on international voyages. They provide internationally recognized documentation regarding the sanitary conditions of a ship while reducing the need for further and more frequent inspections of the ship... more...

  • Australian Migrant Shipsby Peter Plowman

    Rosenberg Publishing 2006; US$ 15.99

    In 1945 Arthur Calwell announced a new immigration policy for Australia requiring an influx of 70,000 migrants a year, and it was hoped that all of them would come from Britain. When insufficient Britons applied the Australian government looked to Italy and Greece and then to refugee camps across Europe. This book looks at the ships that brought these... more...

  • Bunker Quality Claims: Streitigkeiten über die Qualität von Schiffsbrennstoffenby Siegmar Leonard Seidl

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 42.24

    Hauptbeschreibung Bunker, als generischer Name von Schifffahrtskraftstoffen, ist in den letzten Jahren ein Hauptkostenbestandteil beim Betrieb von Handelsschiffen geworden. Die Kostenerhöhung des Kraftstoffs, sinkende Qualität und striktere Umweltregularien haben zu einem Anstieg von Auseinandersetzungen in der geschäftlichen Dreiecksbeziehung zwischen... more...

  • Knotting and Splicing Ropes and Cordageby Paul N. Hasluck

    Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 12.95

    When it comes to explaining crafters' tools and techniques, craftsman Paul N. Hasluck is a true master. In Knotting and Splicing Ropes and Cordage , Hasluck covers everything, from the basics of rope formation to trying useful knots, splicing rope, working cordage, tying fancy knots, using different ties and lashings, and more--all among more than... more...