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Ships & Shipbuilding

  • British Warship Recognition: The Perkins Identification Albumsby Richard Perkins

    Seaforth Publishing 2017; US$ 43.50

    The Richard Perkins warship identification albums form one of the most detailed studies ever undertaken of the changes to the appearance of Royal Navy ships. However, it is a unique hand-drawn manuscript artefact in the care of the National Maritime Museum, so despite its value it is rarely seen by anyone besides the museum's curators, for whom it... more...

  • The Rules Bookby Bryan Willis

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 17.99

    This bestselling pocket-sized racing rules book is unique in covering the rules by race situation. It explains the rules affecting each part of the race course, from the start line, round the marks and on to the finish line, and clear diagrams show which boat is in the right or the wrong. The entire 2017-2020 racing rules are also included in this... 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...

  • RMS Titanic: Made in the Midlandsby Andrew P.B. Lound

    The History Press 2017; US$ 11.99

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  • 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...

  • Imperial Roman Warships 193Â?565 ADby Raffaele DÂ?Amato; Giuseppe Rava

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 9.99

    The period of relative peace enjoyed by the Roman Empire in its first two centuries ended with the Marcomannic Wars. The following centuries saw near-constant warfare, which brought new challenges for the Roman Navy. It was now not just patrolling the Mediterranean but also fighting against invaders with real naval skill such as Genseric and his Vandals.... more...

  • Navigation: A Very Short Introductionby Jim Bennett

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 7.99

    Looking at the long history of navigation at sea, Jim Bennett discusses the scientific and technological developments that have enabled the accurate measurement of position and setting of directions in the oceans. more...

  • The Frozen Frontierby Jane Maufe

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 18.99

    The Northwest Passage proved so elusive for so long that many sailors and explorers believed it didn't actually exist. A sea route connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans through the Arctic archipelago, it wasn't until Roald Amundsen's 1903Â?06 voyage that the Northwest Passage's existence was finally proved, but the transit is treacherous and entirely... more...

  • Shipby Brian Lavery

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2017; Not Available

    From the earliest dugout canoes and the boats of the Ancient Egyptians, to the most technologically advanced modern battleships and cruise-liners, this is the ultimate guide to every aspect of the ship, and those who have sailed them. Embark on an epic voyage to find out all about the endeavours of the great explorers as they mapped the globe, and... more...

  • The Rise And Fall of British Naval Masteryby Paul Kennedy

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 18.32

    Paul Kennedy's classic naval history, now updated with a new introduction by the author This acclaimed book traces Britain's rise and fall as a sea power from the Tudors to the present day. Challenging the traditional view that the British are natural 'sons of the waves', he suggests instead that the country's fortunes as a significant maritime... more...