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- 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...
- Constable & Robinson 2012; US$ 21.80
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...
- Neil Wilson Publishing 2013; US$ 7.29
Allan Morrison has produced another Xmas cracker with 'See you Jimmy!' The Humour, The People and the Patter o' The Clyde Shipyards, a natural follow-up to the adventures of Big Aggie MacDonald, the Glasgow tramcar clippie in 'Cummoangetaff!'. Featuring the sorts of high-jinks and capers as made famous by the likes of Billy Connelly, Chick Murray,... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95
Sailors have used ditty bags to carry sewing equipment, toiletries, and other small items for centuries, and now The Ditty Bag Book teaches modern-day sailors the art form of hand-making ditty bags to use on their own seaward travels. Master sailor Frank Rosenow provides complete, step-by-step instructions in the making of a ditty bag?from cutting... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2009; US$ 12.95
What is more memorable than a child first learning to tie his shoes? Or wrapping his first Christmas presents? Knots aren't easy to learn, but they are very helpful?whether you are five years old, ten years old, or even fifty years old. Here is a children's picture book that will help parent and child learn together. In My First Book of Knots... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 51.40
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...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 29.17
When a ship set out for the Americas in the sixteenth century, the crew faced a long voyage and a host of difficulties along the way. Ship-building, navigation and provisioning were all crucial to the vessel actually arriving in the New World, which was by no means guaranteed. In order to reach her destination, both skill and luck played vital roles.... more...
- 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...
- Globe Pequot Press 2008; US$ 20.99
MAKE IT EASY! Untie the mystery of knot-making with this clever and handy guide. This new volume presents all the knots you need to know, and its brightly colored photographs take you step by step through each bend and turn. more...