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  • GMDSSby Denise Bréhaut

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 21.99

    The Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) - the maritime equivalent to the emergency services number - provides a fast and efficient way of calling for assistance at sea, whatever the size of craft or its location. Denise Bréhaut explains the operation of the system as a whole and clearly outlines the procedures required to get help... more...

  • Being Human in Safety-Critical Organisationsby Dik Gregory; Paul Shanahan

    The Stationery Office Ltd 2017; US$ 41.67

    This title presents an integrated model of human behaviour at work, relevant to a maritime context, and a description of the many sources of influences on this behaviour, with examples and suggestions (particularly relevant to the maritime sector) about how these influences can be brought under better control – by both individuals and organisations... more...

  • Tales from the Captain's Logby The National Archives

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 23.99

    For centuries, ships' commanders kept journals that recorded their missions. These included voyages of discovery to unknown lands, engagements in war and sea and general trade. Many of their logs, diaries and letters were lodged at The National Archives and give a vivid picture of the situations that they encountered. Entries range from Captain James... more...

  • The Barefoot Navigatorby Jack Lagan

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 15.99

    'Navigation with sextant and almanac is as user-friendly as a corneredrat.' Barefoot Navigator introducesus to a unique take on navigation – using the skills of the ancients and technology-free techniques, we learn how to navigate using the sun, sea, wind and stars, and even the flight patterns of ocean birds. The first part of this absorbing... more...

  • The Routledge Handbook of Transport Economicsby Jonathan Cowie; Stephen Ison

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 240.00

    The Routledge Handbook of Transport Economics offers the first state of the art overview of the discipline of transport economics as it stands today, reflective of key research and policy. Transport is an important area of study and one which is problem rich, stimulating a great deal of debate in areas which impact on everyday lives. Much of this... more...

  • Canals in Britainby Tony Conder

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 9.99

    In the early years of the Industrial Revolution, canals formed the arteries of Britain. Most waterways were local concerns, carrying cargoes over short distances and fitted into regional groups with their own boat types linked to the major river estuaries. This new history of Britain's canals starts with the first Roman waterways, moving on to their... more...

  • Celestial Navigation for Yachtsmenby Mary Blewitt

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 12.99

    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...

  • 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$ 20.99

    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...