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- Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 12.99
Learn to Navigate has been a bestseller since first publication. It is the ideal introduction for anyone wanting to learn the basics of what navigation is all about. This fourth edition is now in full colour throughout. Covering the essentials of reading a chart, understanding tides, using navigation instruments, plotting a position and planning... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Dover Publications 2014; US$ 16.95
While this book is intended is intended for all who love boats, ships, history, and nautical lore, it is also designed as a definitive source of high-quality, royalty-free images for use by artists, graphic designers, desktop publishers, ad agencies, and more. This collection of 681 wood engravings includes striking examples of some of the world's... more...
- 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...
- Artech House 2005; US$ 164.00
This thoroughly updated second edition of an Artech House bestseller brings together a team of leading experts who provide you with a current and comprehensive treatment of the Global Positioning System (GPS). The book covers all the latest advances in technology, applications, and systems. The second edition includes new chapters that explore the... more...
- Artech House 2006; US$ 109.00
Many important GPS applications - such as the positioning of wireless devices, tracking during ionospheric scintillation, and orbit determination of geostationary and high Earth orbit satellites - require a GPS receiver with the ability to work with weak signals. This first-of-its-kind book addresses this critical issue, introducing new, efficient... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95
This book opens up the debate on the interrelations between space and mobilities with regard to different dimensions of social inequality. Based on the premise that the dynamics caused by modernization, globalization, migration and social change affect the structuring of the social fabric, the focus of the book is to illuminate these processes of... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 18.32
Starting with a simple question - 'Which way am I looking?' - Tristan Gooley blends natural science, myth, folklore and the history of travel to introduce you to the rare and ancient art of finding your way using nature's own sign-posts, from the feel of a rock to the look of the moon. In this fully updated edition you'll learn why some trees grow... more...