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  • Storm Warriorsby John Gilmore

    The Floating Press 2015; US$ 3.99 US$ 3.47

    For centuries, a 10-mile-long sandbank off the coast of Kent, England posed a perilous and often fatal threat to sailors, causing thousands of shipwrecks and untold numbers of fatalities. In the early 1800s, however, a number of forward-thinking inventors began to dabble with the idea of a "lifeboat" -- an unsinkable rescue vessel designed... more...

  • Mitigation of Hydrodynamic Resistanceby Marc Perlin; Steven Ceccio

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 62.00 US$ 56.42

    This text presents the state of the art in friction drag/resistance reduction technologies for BODIES and crafts operating in liquids at and beneath the free surface. It is useful for professionals with backgrounds in advanced fluid dynamics as well as by academics teaching introductory graduate courses in this area. Active control of resistance will... more...

  • Wooden Ship-Buildingby Charles Desmond

    Vestal Press 1997; US$ 23.99

    First published in 1919, this reprint helps you relive the glory days of sailing. more...

  • Guidelines for training in the port sectorby ILO

    International Labour Office 2013; US$ 30.00

    The ILO Guidelines on training in the port sector present a competency-based framework for portworker training methods and are the first ILO sector specific training guidelines. more...

  • Pautas sobre formación en el sector portuarioby ILO

    International Labour Office 2013; US$ 30.00

    The ILO Guidelines on training in the port sector present a competency-based framework for portworker training methods and are the first ILO sector specific training guidelines. more...

  • Little Book of Canal Boatsby Steve Lanham

    G2 Rights Ltd 2013; US$ 5.99

    You will be reminded of the life cycle of the salmon and when and how best to fish for them, and you will be encouraged to rethink what it is to be a salmon fisher in these more enlightened times, when stocks are less plentiful and good codes of practice are essential to ensure the long-term future of this fascinating fish. more...

  • Shipwrecks of Madagascarby Pierre van den Boogaerde

    SBPRA 2014; US$ 2.99

    There are more than one hundred shipwrecks off the coast of Madagascar. These are the stories from ancient to modern times. more...

  • History of the Buccaneers of Americaby James Burney

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 13.99

    One of the most comprehensive, accurate accounts of buccaneering by an experienced sailor describes the activities of sea-rovers as renowned for their navigational skills as they were for ravaging ships and terrorizing Caribbean settlements. more...

  • The Buccaneers of Americaby Alexander O. Exquemelin

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 11.95

    Fascinating chronicle of the bands of plundering sea rovers who roamed the Caribbean and coastlines of Central America in the 17th century. Includes exploits of the infamous Henry Morgan and his burning of Panama City. more...

  • Piratesby Henry Gilbert

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 10.95

    Thrilling, historically accurate tales feature such well-known characters as Barbarossa and his Mediterranean corsairs and the notorious pirates of the Spanish Main: Henry Morgan, Blackbeard, and Captain Kidd. more...