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  • Fiberglass Boat Repairs Illustratedby Roger Marshall

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 26.00

    Step-by-step color photo guidance for repairing and renewing fiberglass boats If you don't have the experience of working with fiberglass, any repairs to your boat must be done by high-cost professionals or left undone. This entry-level guide uses full-color, step-by-step photo sequences and line drawings to present you with the basics in an easily... more...

  • 101 Amazing Facts about Ships and Boatsby Jack Goldstein

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 2.99

    Do you know how many cannons a Tudor ship could carry? How many people go missing from cruise ships every year? What is a hawsehole? And why are submarines painted black? This fantastic quick-read eBook features 101 amazing facts about ships and boats, split into categories such as famous ships, seafaring terminology, naval ship classes and many more.... more...

  • The Thames Ironworksby Brian Belton

    The History Press 2015; US$ 18.94

    The Thames Ironworks was an East London, Thames-side shipbuilding company that gave rise to West Ham United. The company also undertook civil engineering, marine engines, electrical engineering and motor cars, and produced ironwork for Brunel's Royal Albert Bridge and HMS Warrior. Today the Thames Ironworks Heritage Trust is restoring a number of... 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$ 42.20

    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...