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  • Sextants at Greenwichby W.F.J. Mörzer Bruyns; Richard Dunn

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 239.99

    Sextants at Greenwich consists of two main sections: The introductory chapters and the catalogue of navigating instruments of the National Maritime Museum.The first section gives a general overview of the history of celestial navigation with an emphasis on the instruments that were developed and used for that purpose, between about 1450 and the 1970s.... more...

  • Control of Ships and Underwater Vehiclesby Khac Duc Do; Jie Pan

    Springer 2009; US$ 239.00

    Most ocean vessels are underactuated but control of their motion in the real ocean environment is essential. Control of Ships and Underwater Vehicles concentrates on the control of underactuated ocean vessels both surface and submarine. Having more degrees of freedom to be controlled than the number of independent control inputs these vessels give... more...

  • Creating Shapes in Civil and Naval Architectureby Horst Nowacki

    BRILL 2009; US$ 158.00

    The design, construction and fabrication of complex two- and three-dimensional shapes in civil and naval architecture have always been a particularly demanding part of the art of engineering. This volume presents a comparative knowledge history in these two distinct branches of construction engineering. more...

  • Maritime Security and METby D. Nielsen

    WIT Press 2005; US$ 328.00

    Section 1 presents interim and final reports on several research projects funded by IAMU. Section 2 presents a broad range of academic papers on the theme of maritime Security and MET. These range from the challenges faced by MET institutions worldwide in incorporating the new topic of maritime security into their syllabi, to the economic costs of... more...

  • Fiberglass Boat Repairs Illustratedby Roger Marshall

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 26.00

    Step-by-step color photo guidance for repairing and renewing fiberglass boats If you don't have the experience of working with fiberglass, any repairs to your boat must be done by high-cost professionals or left undone. This entry-level guide uses full-color, step-by-step photo sequences and line drawings to present you with the basics in... more...

  • Adventures of a Sea Hunterby James Delgado; Clive Cussler

    D & M Publishers 2009; US$ 20.00

    Leading archaeologist and consummate storyteller James Delgado takes readers on a rollicking deep-sea dive into his highly unusual life's work: locating and exploring the world's most famous shipwrecks. Colorful characters, near misses, and the thrill of standing — or floating — in history's footprints make for a highly entertaining look at the fascinating... more...

  • A Visual Cruising Guide to the Southern New England Coastby James Bildner

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 39.95

    New concept in navigation provides the perfect complement to your charts and traditional cruising guides This unique cruising guide features aerial photos matched with chart segments to guide you through channels and harbor approaches. Prepared with input from local experts up and down the coast, hazards, safe channels, and key navigation aids... more...

  • Lightkeeping on the St. Lawrenceby Normand Lafreniere

    Dundurn 1996; US$ 9.99

    Lightkeeping on the St. Lawrence outlines the history of lightkeeping in the St. Lawrence River and Gulf from its emergence in 1803 until automation replaced the last lightkeeper in 1988. Fog, hidden reefs, rocks, and sandbars have made the waters of the river and gulf among the most treacherous in the world. In the earliest days of lightkeeping in... more...

  • Lost Voices from the Titanicby Nick Barratt

    Random House 2009; US$ 13.08

    Starting from its original conception and design by the owners and naval architects at the White Star Line through construction at Harland and Wolff's shipyards in Belfast, Nick Barratt explores the pre-history of the Titanic . He examines the aspirations of the owners, the realities of construction and the anticipation of the first sea-tests, revealing... more...

  • Boatbuilding Manual, Fifth Editionby Robert Steward; Carl Cramer

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 40.00

    Get the latest boatbuilding tips from this updated classic Since its first publication in 1970, Boatbuilding Manual has become the standard reference in boatbuilding and boat design schools, in the offices of professional builders, and in the basement workshops of home builders. No other boatbuilding text has simultaneously served the disparate... more...