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  • The Barefoot Navigatorby Jack Lagan

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 16.99

    The Barefoot Navigator is an unusual and fascinating exploration of the skills of navigation employed by the ancients and transferrable to the present day. The first half of the book investigates the navigation capabilities of seafarers long before modern navigation instruments or charts became available. For example, how did the Polynesians manage... more...

  • Reeds Marine Surveyingby Thomas Ask

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 35.99

    Reeds Marine Surveying is an expanded and updated new edition of the author's Handbook of Marine Surveying . Aimed at students of marine surveying, professional marine surveyors, boatyard operators and technically-minded boat owners, it covers the latest marine surveying technology, including analysis of the mechanical behaviour of materials, failure... more...

  • Reeds Maritime Meteorologyby Maurice Cornish; Elaine Ives

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 32.99

    Reeds Maritime Meteorology is written primarily for serving and trainee deck officers, those studying for certificates of competency in merchant ships and for fishermen. It provides descriptions of the elements and forces which contribute to maritime meteorology and the principles which govern them, and deals specifically with: weather forecasting... 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...

  • 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...

  • The Toronto Carrying Placeby Glenn Turner

    Dundurn 2015; US$ 14.99

    The Toronto Carrying Place trail linked Lake Ontario to Lake Simcoe, and helped shape the development of Ontario. Its influence is still felt today, though much of the original trail is obscured. Glenn Turner guides readers on a three-day journey that reconnects modern-day Toronto with its history, Native heritage, and the natural world. more...

  • Backpacker Magazine's Using a GPSby Bruce Grubbs

    Falcon Guides 2011; US$ 11.99

    Bruce Grubbs is an avid camper, backpacker, hiker, mountain biker, and cross-country skier who has been exploring the American desert for over thirty years. A professional outdoor writer and photographer, he has written more than twenty FalconGuides, including Hiking Arizona, Best Hikes Near Phoenix, Grand Canyon National Park Pocket Guide... more...

  • Three Kinds of Motionby Riley Hanick

    Sarabande Books 2015; US$ 9.99

    Riley Hanick: Riley Hanick is an essayist, journalist, and translator. His work has received support from the Jentel and McKnight foundations and he has served as a writer-in-residence for the University of Iowa Museum of Art. He teaches at Murray State University. more...

  • Finding Your Way Without Map or Compassby Harold Gatty

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 10.95

    Useful, instructive manual shows would-be explorers, hikers, bikers, scouts, sailors, and survivalists how to find their way outdoors by observing animals, weather patterns, shifting sands, and other elements of nature. more...

  • Radar and ARPA Manualby Andy Norris; Alan D. Wall; Alan G. Bole; W O Dineley

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 108.00

    Radar and ARPA (Automatic Radar Plotting Aids) are standard systems on all commercial vessels and are widely used in the leisure maritime sector. This fully revised new edition covers the complete radar/ARPA installation, including AIS (Automatic Identification System) and ECDIS (Electronic Chart Display & Information Systems). It serves as the most... more...