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- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 79.95
Understanding ship stability ? the ability of a ship to return to an initial state after disturbing forces and moments ? is critical for all maritime students and professionals studying for a deck or engineering certificate of competency, or seeking promotion to a higher rank within marine or naval companies or institutions. The seventh edition... more...
- Grosvenor House Publishing 2012; US$ 8.74
An expatriate South African?s detailed portrait of life aboard the superliner Queen Mary 2 as she sails from Southampton to Cape Town, followed by impressions of the spectacular Cape, with a tour to little-known upcountry destinations. This Travel/Memoir is spiced with autobiographical reminiscences of apartheid years, an English heritage, gold mining... more...
- 4th Level Indie 2012; US$ 9.95
Paracord Fusion Ties - Volume 1 is the first in a series of books that will forever change the way we look at paracord. Originally used as parachute suspension lines during World War II, paracord, in the hands of author, J.D. Lenzen (of Tying It All Together), has since become a means to create an immeasurable variety of useful items, survival tools,... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2012; US$ 24.95
In 2001, while vacationing on Panama?s Pacific coast, maritime archaeologist James P. Delgado came upon the hulk of a mysterious iron vessel, revealed by the ebbing tides in a small cove at Isla San Telmo. Local inquiries proved inconclusive: the wreck was described as everything from a sunken Japanese "suicide" submarine from World War II to a poison-laden... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2012; US$ 120.00
In 1671, Dutch diplomat and scientist Nicolaes Witsen published a book that served, among other things, as an encyclopedia for the ?shell-first? method of ship construction. In the centuries since, Witsen?s rather convoluted text has also become a valuable source for insights into historical shipbuilding methods and philosophies during the ?Golden... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 79.95
Written by an award-winning naval architecture author and former vice-president of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA), the fifth edition of Introduction to Naval Architecture has been fully updated to take in advances in the field and is ideal both for those approaching the subject for the first time and those looking to update or... more...
- World Health Organization 2011; US$ 48.00
The WHO Guide to Ship Sanitation is referenced in the International Health Regulations and has become the official global reference on health requirements for ship construction and operation. Its purpose is to standardize the sanitary measures taken in ships to safeguard the health of travellers and workers and to prevent the spread of infection from... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 124.99
Maritime archaeology, the study of man's early encounter with the rivers and seas of the world, only came to the fore in the last decades of the twentieth century, long after its parent discipline, terrestrial archaeology, had been established. Yet there were seamen long before there were farmers, navigators before there were potters, and boatbuilders... more...
- Pen and Sword 2011; US$ 5.99
The stunning elegance and luxurious interiors of todays vast fleet of cruise liners remains unrecorded in all but holiday brochures. This book gives a complete overview of the cream of these ships, todays queens of the sea. Each liner is illustrated and described with color illustrations of external and interior views. Details of the design,... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2007; US$ 17.95
Gathered from museums and private collections, the hundreds of images here are a reminder of a time when sailing was central to the life and growth of New England. Including paintings and photographs of vessels built, owned, or commanded by New England men, these illustrations will fascinate anyone who imagines harbors filled with tall ships. Some... more...