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Navigation

  • Learn to Navigateby Basil Mosenthal

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 14.99

    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...

  • Sextantby David Barrie

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 17.99

    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...

  • Sextantby David Barrie

    HarperCollins 2014;

    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...

  • Your First Atlantic Crossing 4th editionby Les Weatheritt

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 22.99

    Answering all of the important questions, this book shows not just how to sail an ocean for the first time, but also how to enjoy it. There are insights into the social as well as nautical reality of preparing the boat, the comfort of having highly detailed plans, the inside story of life with a crew, coping with unexpected gales and calms, the live-or-die... more...

  • Navigation in the Mountainsby Carlo Forte

    Vertebrate Publishing 2014; US$ 23.32

    Navigation in the Mountains The Definitive Guide for Hill Walkers, Mountaineers & Leaders is the official navigation book for all Mountain Training schemes. Packed with essential information and techniques, this handbook is split into sections including: all aspects of mountain navigation; the additional techniques required in winter; adaptations... 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...

  • 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...

  • seamanship techniquesby David House

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 100.00

    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...

  • British River Navigationsby Stuart Fisher

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 28.99

    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...

  • Sailing a Serious Oceanby John Kretschmer

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 24.00

    "I know you'll want to read more after you finish Sailing a Serious Ocean . And be warned, you'll very likely want to sail with John, perhaps across an ocean." -- DALLAS MURPHY, AUTHOR OF ROUNDING THE HORN After sailing 300,000 miles and weathering dozens of storms in all the world's oceans, John Kretschmer has plenty of stories and advice... more...