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- McGraw-Hill Education 1998; US$ 23.00 US$ 18.86
Compact enough to slip into your flight ease and comrehensive enough to ensure master, of the daily parlance of pilots, this handy reference clarifies nearly 3,000 essential acronyms, abbreviations, symbols, technical terms, and slang definitions used in aviation. Completely up to date and categorically alphabetized, this crucial resource covers everything... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2012; US$ 6.99
Explore Western Australia 2013 is the essential, full-colour travel guide and atlas to Western Australia, home to Cable Beach and the Kimberley. With detailed information on Western Australias towns, and in-depth coverage of capital city Perth, this comprehensive guide will help you decide where to go and what to see and do when you get there.... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1994; US$ 12.95 US$ 10.62
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...
- HarperCollins 2014; US$ 11.24
In the tradition of Dava Sobel's Longitude comes sailing expert David Barrie's compelling and dramatic tale of invention and discovery?an eloquent elegy to one of the most important navigational instruments ever created, and the daring mariners who used it to explore, conquer, and map the world. Since its invention in 1759, a mariner's most prized... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 25.00 US$ 20.50
Expert authors demonstrate the topic using pilot drawn from an FAA/NASA sponsored database. A post-mortem of real-life, real-pilot accidents are examined to explain what went wrong and why. An action agenda is drawn of preventive techniques pilots can effect to avoid the same risks. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 52.00 US$ 42.64
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 109.95
Ideal for Merchant Navy Officers from Cadet rank to Master Mariner, the fourth edition of this book is in full colour, and has been updated to include more information on topics as diverse as electronic navigation and AIS technology whilst still including essential information on subjects such as safety at sea, rescue operations, watch keeping duties... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99
Worse Things Happen at Sea is the long awaited follow up to Jake Kavanagh's hugely popular Ups and Downs of a Lockkeeper . This time turning his humorous eye to the scrapes people get into when let loose on open water, Jake has us chuckling, blushing and recognising ourselves or fellow crew coming unstuck in the maritime mayhem he highlights... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 14.99
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...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 24.99
Britain's rivers deserve to be better known. Teeming with wildlife, steeped in history, sporting bridges, docks and stunning architecture, not to mention supporting riverside pubs, waterways museums and a variety of places of interest, they are the country's essential arteries, connecting inland Britain with the sea. From such world-renowned rivers... more...