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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...
- HarperCollins Canada 2012; Not Available
April 15, 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic , arguably the 20th century?s most famous peacetime sea disaster. Titanic at 100 commemorates the anniversary by bringing together news stories, opinions, tributes, survivor accounts, and more, giving a glimpse into the aftermath of the loss of the ?unsinkable? ship. Included... more...
- Tiller Publishing 1996; US$ 14.99
A salty collection of complete building plans for six small cruising boats, including a fantail steam launch (17' or 25'), working tugboat (14' or 20'), supply boat (20'), cruiser (14' or 20'), long-distance-sailing cruiser (14'), or fantail catboat (20'). Among the most popular designs offered by Benford, special effort has been made to reproduce... more...
- Tiller Publishing 2005; US$ 14.99
Taken from Benford's original drawings and reduced in scale, the plans for each of the 15 small boats included in this collection are nevertheless complete and ready for lofting full size. The boats range in size from 7' to 18' and can be varied for rowing, sailing, or small outboard engine. more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 3.99
Motoring journalist Ashely Hollebone reveals for the first time the full story behind the hovercraft, a wonderful British invention that was created in a back shed from a rusty baked bean tin and an old hair dryer - simple but remarkable nonetheless! The hovercraft has a multitude of uses across numerous arenas, including leisure cruising and Formula... more...
- Lyons Press 2013; US$ 13.99
A fascinating look at the making of the Titanic in vivid, colorful detail. A skilled workforce of thousands spent years building the ship in a remarkable feat of design and engineering. From the engine room to the ball room, here is the story of the riveters, engineers, electricians, carpenters, cabinet makers, and artisans who designed, built,... more...
- 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 14.95
Make your boat shine again No improvement to a tired-looking boat will have a more dramatic impact than refinishing, and few tasks are easier. Here is everything you need to achieve a fabulous finish on your fiberglass boat?s bottom, topsides, deck, spars, wood trim, and belowdeck surfaces while saving time, money, and grief. What reviewers have... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 39.95
Expert guidance for the hands-on sailor--whether you?re varnishing a handrail or replacing bulkheads With contributions from leading how-to experts, this wide-ranging collection of projects from BoatWorks magazine ranges from structural, mechanical, and electrical projects to plumbing and cosmetic repairs and improvements. Much of this full-color... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 40.00
Get the latest boatbuilding tips from this updated classic Since its first publication in 1970, Boatbuilding Manual has become the standard reference in boatbuilding and boat design schools, in the offices of professional builders, and in the basement workshops of home builders. No other boatbuilding text has simultaneously served the disparate... more...