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  • The Journeying Moonby Ernle Bradford

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 5.99

    What were the life experiences that turned Bradford from a conventional job holder into a traveler and adventurer? It started with a quote that Bradford and his wife took very much to heart: ?Life does not come again; if you have not lived during the days that were given to you, once only, then write it down as lost . . . ? It was those profound words... more...

  • The Incredible Voyageby Tristan Jones

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 5.99

    Follow the supreme adventurer, Tristan Jones, as he takes a solitary and intrepid six-year voyage on his small craft, The Sea Dart. Covering a distance twice the circumference of the globe, from the lowest body of water in the world--The Dead Sea--to the highest--Lake Titicaca in the Andes--Jones finds himself "a thousand times beyond the limit of... more...

  • The Improbable Voyageby Tristan Jones

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 5.99

    The Improbable Voyage is the account of master sailor and storyteller Tristan Jones' 2,307-mile voyage across Europe in an oceangoing trimaran, Outward Leg. Continuing his round-the-world journey, Jones traveled from the North Sea to the Black Sea via the rivers Rhine and Danube. Battling ice and cold, life-threatening rapids and narrow defiles,... more...

  • The Wind Off the Islandby Ernle Bradford

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 5.99

    Continuing the seafaring adventure launched in The Journeying Moon , Bradford and his wife are now voyaging around the island of Sicily, where the couple basks in the captivating history of the land. Home to numerous important archeological sites and Mount Etna, the only active volcano in Europe, Sicily provides the perfect backdrop for this tale... more...

  • Controlling Pilot Error: Culture, Environment, and CRM (Crew Resource Management)by Tony Kern

    McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 21.95

    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...

  • Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) Receivers for Weak Signalsby Nesreen Ziedan

    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...

  • Introduction to GPSby Ahmed El-Rabbany

    Artech House 2006; US$ 64.00

    This resource offers professionals, students and recreational users of GPS a clear non-mathematical explanation of how GPS works and its wide range of applications. It addresses all aspects of the GPS, examines the GPS signal structure and covers the key types of measurement being utilized. more...

  • Electronic Navigation Systemsby Laurie Tetley; David Calcutt

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 115.00

    Maritime navigation has rapidly developed since the publication of the last edition of the title with methods of global position fixing for shipping becoming standardized. As in the previous two editions, this edition will provide a sound basis for the understanding of modern navigation systems and brings the student or professional up-to-date with... more...

  • A Guide to Ship Repair Estimates in Man Hoursby Don Butler

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 73.95

    Don Butler has compiled an invaluable list of the man-hours required for ship repair estimates. All ships must undergo regular dry-docking for examination by a third party surveyor; this is a mandatory requirement for ships which ply their trade on either world wide or coastal area basis. This dry-docking period is usually used as a time to carry out... more...

  • Ship Stability for Masters and Matesby Capt D R Derrett; Bryan Barrass

    Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 52.95

    This well-established textbook has been fully reviewed and updated by a new author to ensure a modern coverage of the contents in depth. A new unique introduction has been written, giving ship types together with their general characteristics, to indicate to the reader actual or typical sizes of modern day merchant vessels. Four new chapters have... more...