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Navigation

  • Celestial Navigation for Yachtsmenby Mary Blewitt

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 11.99

    The 13th edition of this bestselling book is proof of the success of Mary Blewitt's concise and clear style in explaining a particularly difficult skill, and it has been the bible for many generations of ocean navigators. Since this book was first published, the huge advances in electronic navigation have transported most offshore navigators to a... more...

  • Illustrated Navigationby Ivar Dedekam

    Fernhurst Books Limited 2017; US$ 20.79

    GPS and chart plotters have made navigation simple, but still require understanding and back-up. This book shows how to navigate traditionally (compass, log & plotter); using electronic aids (GPS, radar & chart plotter); and using the sun & stars (celestial navigation). It is heavily illustrated making it easy to understand and follow. more...

  • Les plus célèbres navires de l'Histoireby Mathilde de Jamblinne

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 10.99

    Une histoire de la navigation dans le monde Des vaisseaux des pharaons aux sous-marins, de l?arche de Noé au Nautilus, de la mutinerie de la Bounty à celle du Potemkine, découvrez une histoire de la navigation dans le monde à travers les navires les plus célèbres de l?Histoire. Saviez-vous que le naufrage tragique du Titanic avait été prédit dans... more...

  • Paul Elvstrom Explains the Racing Rules of Sailingby Paul Elvstrom; Soren Krause

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 18.99

    Now in its 18th edition, this bestselling pocket reference for racers has sold over 320,000 copies in the English language alone, and has been the most trusted reference for racing sailors at all levels for around 45 years. Completely revised to cover the new rules for 2017-2020, it includes the full text of the racing rules, and a handy quick reference... more...

  • Trammel's Traceby Gary L. Pinkerton

    Texas A&M University Press 2016; Not Available

    Trammel?s Trace tells the story of a borderlands smuggler and an important passageway into early Texas. Trammel?s Trace, named for Nicholas Trammell, was the first route from the United States into the northern boundaries of Spanish Texas. From the Great Bend of the Red River it intersected with El Camino Real de los Tejas in Nacogdoches. By the... more...

  • Navigationby Encyclopædia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    Naviguer consiste, au sens originel, à se déplacer ou à voyager sur l'eau. Par extension logique, ce terme qualifie également l'art et la science de conduire un navire. Ultérieurement, la notion de navigation s'est étendue aux domaines aérien, terrestre et spatial. Nul ne saura peut-être jamais... more...

  • Histoires des naufrages célèbresby Henry de Montaut; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Le Sydney quitta Port-Jackson, situé sur la côte orientale de la Nouvelle-Hollande, le 12 avril 1806 ; il allait au Bengale. Ayant le dessein de passer par le détroit de Dampierre, je suivis aussi exactement qu'il me fut possible la route du capitaine Hogan, commandant le Cornwallis telle qu'elle est tracée sur les cartes, parce qu'elle... more...

  • Heavy Weather Sailing 7th editionby Peter Bruce; Robin Knox-Johnston

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 35.99

    For 50 years Heavy Weather Sailing has been regarded as the ultimate international authority on surviving storms at sea aboard sailing and motor vessels. The first edition was compiled by Kaines Adlard Coles himself in 1967. Since then technology may have improved, but the weather certainly hasn't. This is the seventh updated edition, edited by racing... more...

  • Navigational Instrumentsby Richard Dunn

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 8.99

    With over two-thirds of the globe covered by water, the ability to navigate safely and quickly across the oceans has been crucial throughout human history. As seafarers attempted longer and longer voyages from the sixteenth century onwards in search of profit and new lands, the tools of navigation became ever more sophisticated. The development of... more...

  • Finding Northby George Michelsen Foy

    Flatiron Books 2016; US$ 18.19

    Navigation is the key human skill. It's something we do everywhere, whether feeling our way through a bedroom in the dark, or charting a ship's course. But how does navigation affect our brains, our memory, ourselves? Blending scientific research and memoir, and written in beautiful prose, Finding North starts with a quest by the author to understand... more...