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  • Somewheres East of Suezby Tristan Jones

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 5.99

    In 1983 Tristan Jones, well known as one of the finest sailing adventure writers of our time, had his left leg amputated. Refusing to become landbound after a lifetime at sea, he acquired a specially designed, virtually untippable 38-foot trimaran and began to sail around the world. Outward Leg is the tale of his intrepid voyage from San Diego to... more...

  • Time and Navigationby Andrew K. Johnston; Roger D. Connor; Carlene E. Stephens; Paul E. Ceruzzi

    Smithsonian 2015; US$ 29.95

    If you want to know where you are, you need a good clock. The surprising connection between time and place is explored in  Time and Navigation: The Untold Story of Getting from Here to There , the companion book to the National Air and Space Museum exhibition of the same name. Today we use smartphones and GPS, but navigating has not always been so... more...

  • Our Point of Viewby Thomas Mark Szelog; Lee Ann Szelog

    Down East Books 2007; US$ 23.99

    Tom and Lee Szelog were the first tenants to live in the former lightkeeper's house at Marshall Point Light in Port Clyde, Maine. A professional photographer, Tom naturally kept a visual record of their years at Marshall Point, and both Szelogs kept personal journals. This book offers arrestingly beautiful visual images, as well as moving and interesting... more...

  • Der große Navi-Guideby Thorsten Luhm

    Franzis Verlag 2009; US$ 9.99

    Navigation per GPS ist längst kein Insiderthema mehr: Navigationsgeräte sind alltägliche Begleiter im Auto und in der Freizeit. Die Einsatzgebiete moderner Navis sind vielfältig: Auto, Wandern, Trekking, Segeln, Sport, Reisebegleitung, Unterhaltung, aber auch Musikhören, Videos anschauen und sogar Telefonieren. Holen Sie mehr aus Ihrem Navigationsgerät... more...

  • Nigel Calder's Cruising Handbook: A Compendium for Coastal and Offshore Sailorsby Nigel Calder

    McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 49.95

    The most comprehensive and helpful guide ever written for selecting and equipping a cruising sailboat Whether you?re a coastal or offshore cruiser, you?ll find your most pressing concerns treated with the know-how that makes for skillful, confident cruising in Nigel Calder?s Cruising Handbook. The author -- one of the most respected marine how-to... more...

  • Celestial Navigation for Yachtsmenby Mary Blewitt

    McGraw-Hill Education 1994; US$ 12.95

    There is deep mystery and profound satisfaction in finding your position on earth by reference to the sun, moon, and stars--not to mention profound relief when the GPS receiver stops working in mid-passage. That is why knowledge of celestial navigation is still a rite of initiation, and its practice still a favorite pastime among serious cruisers.... more...

  • Instrument Flyingby Richard Taylor

    McGraw-Hill Education 1997; US$ 32.00

    The fourth edition of the perennial best-seller. Fully updated, with everything the private pilot needs to know about flying IFR, such as handling emergencies, filing flight plans, understanding IFR communications, navigating, and flying more efficiently. Polish and improve your instrument-flight skills with the proficiency exercises. Glossary of... more...

  • Contemporary Cryptographyby Rolf Oppliger

    Artech House 2005; US$ 95.00

    This authoritative work brings you a timely, unified analysis of the various satellite navigation technologies, applications, and services in operation or development, and of the challenges that lie ahead in this rapidly evolving field. It describes the segments, signal characteristics, performance, and securities aspects of the GPS system, including... more...

  • Encounters of a Wayward Sailorby Tristan Jones

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 5.99

    From the acclaimed teller of such classic yarns as A STEADY TRADE, THE INCREDIBLE VOYAGE, and HEART OF OAK, ENCOUNTERS OF A WAYWARD SAILOR is wonderful collection of true stories from one of the great storytellers of the sea. Drawing on experiences from a lifetime at sea, Tristan Jones uses his acute powers of observation and his gift with for telling... more...

  • Saga of a Wayward Sailorby Tristan Jones

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 5.99

    Tristan Jones was one of the most acclaimed sea-faring storytellers ever. The combative Welshman was born at sea on a ship off Tristan da Cunha. He dropped out of school at 14 to work on sailing barges, and then spent the rest of his life at sea?-first in the Royal Navy, then as a delivery skipper, then as a daring adventurer. SAGA OF A WAYWARD SAILOR... more...