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16623. : COWES WEEK 1985. OFFICIAL PROGRAMME. (Overstamped COMPETITORS PROGRAMME)

Cowes Combined Clubs. 108pp. Illustrated. 24x16. Contents Near-Fine in VG pictorial card cover. £2.50


9044. BAKER, Denys Val: THE PETRIFIED MARINER.

Kimber. 1972 1st. 229pp. Maps. 22x14. No writing or inscriptions; VG+ in Good d/j. In his 60-ft ex-MFV (Motor Vishing Vessel) the author and his family and set out on a series of cruises from Cornwall - to France, Germany, Denmark, Sweden and later via Spain and Portugal to the Mediterranean. In this entertaining account, the author vividly describes their adventures and misadventures, during their rather ambitious voyages. £7.50


18246. -----: INTERNATIONAL REGULATIONS FOR PREVENTING COLLISIONS AT SEA (Annotated for Yachtsmen). In force 15th July 1977

RYA 1977 64pp. Illustrated 18x12. Fine in Fine pictorial card cover. £1.50


12757. -------: CRUISING ON SHAKESPEARE'S AVON.

The Lower Avon Navigation Trust. 1962 Fifth Edition. 46pp. Illustrated. Maps. Advertisements; Separate folding map. 22x14. A little marked and lightly creased in pictorial paper cover £1.00


13367. -------: THE ROYAL OCEAN RACING CLUB. 1972

188pp. 16x10. An unmarked copy in black cloth/gilt hardback cover. Binding VG+, contents Fine. Fourteen sections include:- Officers & Former Officers of the Club, Rules, Bequests to the Club, Honorary Life Members, List of Members, Members' Yachts, Club & Service Yachts, R.O.R.C. Trophies, etc. £3.95


10872. --------: SUNSEEKER YACHTS . MOTORYACHTS WITH A PERFORMANCE HERITAGE

Sunseeker International Limited. (c 1999) 54pp. 28x30. Profusely illustrated with colour photographs and accommodation plans. Attractively bound in black cloth, silver titles (not issued with d/j). An unmarked copy: Near-Mint. This handsomely produced and beautifully illustrated book, illustrates and describes the stunning range of motor yachts built by Sunseeker Yachts of Poole, Dorset. £5.95


13351. --------: ROYAL YACHT ASSOCIATION. G2/69. International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea

Royal Yacht Association. 1969. 19pp. . 18x12. Near-Fine in card cover. £1.00


13354. --------: ROYAL YACHT ASSOCIATION. G6/81. First Aid for the Cruising Yachtman

Royal Yacht Association. 1982. 32pp. Illustrated.. 18x12. Near-Fine in card cover. £1.00


13349. --------: ROYAL YACHT ASSOCIATION. YR1/69. Yacht Racing including the International Rules.

Royal Yacht Association. 1969. 61pp. Flags illustrated in colour. 18x12. Near-Fine in card cover. £1.00


13350. --------: ROYAL YACHT ASSOCIATION. YR3/69. Yacht Racing Management.

Royal Yacht Association. 1969. 28pp. 18x12. Near-Fine in card cover. £1.00


14958. --------: SUNSEEKER YACHTS. Motor Yachts with a Performance Heritage.

Sunseeker International Limited. 1998. 53pp. 33x30. Profusely illustrated with colour photographs and accommodation plans. Attractively bound in black cloth, silver titles (Published without d/j). An unmarked copy: Near-Fine. This handsomely produced and beautifully illustrated book, illustrates and describes the stunning range of motor yachts built by Sunseeker Yachts in Poole, Dorset. £8.95


10873. --------: SUNSEEKER YACHTS. Motor Yachts with a Performance Heritage. (c 2001.)

Sunseeker International Limited. 147pp. 33x30. Profusely illustrated with colour photographs (including several fold-out) and accommodation plans. An unmarked copy: Contents Fine in Near-Fine pictorial card cover. This handsomely produced and beautifully illustrated book, illustrates and describes the stunning range of motor yachts built by Sunseeker Yachts in Poole, Dorset. £9.95


16806. --------: THE CRUISING ASSOCIATION YEARBOOK 1983.

The Cruising Association. 303pp. 21x15. Like new:- Near-Mint in Near-Mint pictorial card cover. £4.85


16807. --------: THE CRUISING ASSOCIATION YEARBOOK 1984.

The Cruising Association. 319pp. 21x15. Like new:- Near-Mint in Near-Mint pictorial card cover. £4.85


16808. --------: THE CRUISING ASSOCIATION YEARBOOK 1990

The Cruising Association. 275.pp. 21x15. Like new:- Near-Mint in Near-Mint pictorial card cover. With separate 'Harbour, Anchorage & Navgation Notes' 9pp. £4.85


16809. --------: THE CRUISING ASSOCIATION YEARBOOK 1992

The Cruising Association. 282.pp. 21x15. Like new:- Near-Mint in Near-Mint pictorial card cover. With separate 'Harbour, Anchorage & Navgation Notes' 9pp. £4.85


16810. --------: THE CRUISING ASSOCIATION YEARBOOK 1994

The Cruising Association. 282.pp. 21x15. Like new:- Near-Mint in Near-Mint pictorial card cover. With separate 'Harbour, Anchorage & Navgation Notes' 9pp. £4.85


13336. ---------: ROYAL NAVAL SAILING ASSOCIATION. YEAR BOOK 1998.

280pp. RNSA Burgees illustrated in colour. 21x15. An unmarked copy Near-Mint in Near-Mint pictorial card cover. Contents include:- List of Members : List of Members' Yachts : Navy Yachts & Boats : RNSA Owned Craft : Yacht Clubs : List of Trophies, etc, etc. Sold with RNSA 2000 (Spring) SUPPLEMENT - To the 1998 YEAR BOOK. 88pp. Near-Mint. £5.95


13337. ---------: ROYAL NAVAL SAILING ASSOCIATION. YEAR BOOK 2001.

359pp. RNSA Burgees illustrated in colour. 21x15. An unmarked copy Near-Mint in Near-Mint pictorial card cover. Contents include:- List of Members : List of Members' Yachts : Navy Yachts & Boats : RNSA Owned Craft : Yacht Clubs : List of Trophies, etc, etc. Sold with RNSA 2003 (Spring) SUPPLEMENT - To the 2001 YEAR BOOK. 70pp. Near-Mint. £5.95


16762. ----------: REGISTER OF YACHTS 1960

Lloyd's Register of Shipping Green cloth binding VG, contents Near-Fine . 19x23. . With 1st Supplemment housed in rear pocket) Contains the particulars of many thousands of yachts and motor cruisers registered with Lloyd'. Particulars for each vessel includes :- Identity No: Signal Letters: Name & ex Names: Type: Tons: Dimensions: Owner (s): Port of Registry: Builder: Designer: Where: Year: Engine Particulars: Sailmaker: Sail Area, etc, etc. Extyra postage will be required for overseas orders. £9.95


7830. ----------: REGISTER OF YACHTS 1972.

Lloyd's Register of Shipping xxvix + 1478p. + index. . 19x23. No writing or inscriptions; Binding VG+, contents Fine.Contains the particulars of many thousands of yachts and motor cruisers registered with Lloyd'. Particulars for each vessel includes :- Identity No: Signal Letters: Name & ex Names: Type: Tons: Dimensions: Owner (s): Port of Registry: Builder: Designer: Where: Year: Engine Particulars: Sailmaker: Sail Area, etc, etc. £11.95


23754. ----------: REGISTER OF YACHTS 1974.

Lloyd's Register of Shipping xxxi. + 1480pp. + index. . 19x23. Green cloth binding Near-Fine, contents Fine. Contains the particulars of many thousands of yachts and motor cruisers registered with Lloyd'. Particulars for each vessel includes :- Identity No: Signal Letters: Name & ex Names: Type: Tons: Dimensions: Owner (s): Port of Registry: Builder: Designer: Where: Year: Engine Particulars: Sailmaker: Sail Area, etc, etc. £11.50


23756. ----------: REGISTER OF YACHTS 1979.

Lloyd's Register of Shipping Green cloth binding VG, contents Fine. 19x23. Contains the particulars of many thousands of yachts and motor cruisers registered with Lloyd's. Particulars for each vessel includes :- Identity No: Signal Letters: Name & ex Names: Type: Tons: Dimensions: Owner (s): Port of Registry: Builder: Designer: Where: Year: Engine Particulars: Sailmaker: Sail Area, etc, etc. £11.50


16901. --------:: THE CRUISING ASSOCIATION YEARBOOK 1991

337.pp. 21x15. Like new:- Near-Mint in Near-Mint pictorial card cover. £3.95


16929. -------:: THAMES TRADITIONAL BOAT RALLY.. Fawley Meadow, Henley-on-Thames.

Three Programmes sold as one lot. 1994 - 1995 - 1996. Each Programme approximately 28pp. Illustrated 21x15. Near-Mint in pictorial paper covers. £1.50


16940. -----:: ADMIRALTY LIST OF RADIO SERVICES FOR SMALL CRAFT. The British Isles and European Coast from The Gironde to the Elbe. (NP 280)

Hydrographer of the Navy 1980 1st., 181pp. Maps. 21x15. An unmarked copy Fine in VG pictorial card cover £1.50


16931. -----:: DAVEY & Co. London Ltd. Quality Marine Equipment.

Chelmsford, Essex. 1994, 1994. CATALOGUE OF MARINE EQUIPMENT 41pp. Profusely illustrated 30x22. Fine in pictorial card cover. PRICE LIST. 11pp. 30x22. Fine in pictorial paper cover. £2.95


7117. ANDREWS, Jim.: TWELVE SHIPS A-SAILING. Thirty-Five Years of Home Water Cruising.

David & Charles. 1986 1st. 232pp. Prof ills. Maps. 24x16. VG+ in VG+ d/j. The author describes his sailing adventures in a wide variety of craft. In camper-dinghies and spritsail barges, catamarans and ketches, sloops and cutters, he has cruised around the British Isles, with one excursion abroad. £3.95


16246. ANDREWS, Jim.: TWELVE SHIPS A-SAILING. Thirty-Five Years of Home Water Cruising.

David & Charles. 1986 1st. 232pp. Prof ills. Maps. 24x16. An unmarked copy: Fine in Fine d/j. The author describes his sailing adventures in a wide variety of craft. In camper-dinghies and spritsail barges, catamarans and ketches, sloops and cutters, he has cruised around the British Isles, with one excursion abroad. £3.95


18680. BAILEY, Maralyn: THE GALLEY HANDBOOK.

Nautical 1978 1st. 124pp. Illustrated. 14x19. An unmarked clean and bright copy: Fine in Fine pictorial cloth binding. £2.95


11273. BAKER, Denys Val (Editor): THE SEA SURVIVORS.

Comet. 1986. x. + 211pp. 19x13. An unmarked copy: VG+ in VG+ pictorial card cover. Presents accounts of twelve intrepid voyagers who, by a combination of courage, skill and luck, have taken on the challenge of the sea and won through. £2.00


18225. BAYLDON Lt-Col: A VADE-MECUM FOR MOTOR YACHTSMEN AND OTHERS.

Robert Ross.1952. Second Revised and Enlarged edition. 118pp. Illustrated. Illustrated endpapers. 14x11. VG+ G+ d/jj. £1.95


16618. BEAVIS, Bill: THE BEST OF LOOKING AROUND WITH BILL BEAVIS 1970-1976

Yachting Monthly 1987 95pp. Profusely illustrated. 21x15. An unmarked copy: Fine in Near-Fine pictorial card cove £1.50


16615. BEAVIS, Bill: TOP MARKS. A Nautical Quiz Book

Nautical 1986 1st. 95pp. Illustrated. 21x13. An unmarked copy:- Fine in Fine pictorial hardback cover. £1.50


18421. BEKEN A.K.: YACHTS IN COLOUR.

Batsford 1960 1st. 71pp. Profusely illustrated with colour photographs. 22x19. No writing or inscriptions. Near-Fine in VG d/j. £3.85


16630. BEKEN A.K.: YACHTS IN COLOUR.

Batsford 1960 1st. 71pp. Profusely illustrated with colour photographs. 22x19. Binding faded & spotted (gilt titles bright), otherwise contents Near-Fine £2.50


16804. BERN-CAMPBELL, Tonia: MY SPEED KING. Life With Donald Campbell.

Sutton 2002 1st xvii. + 235pp. Illustrated. Almost like new:- Fine in Fine d/j. £2.95


9642. BLACK, Lesley: MUST I GO DOWN TO THE SEA AGAIN?

Adlard Coles. 1985 96pp. Ills. 22x14. Fine in pictorial card cover. In recounting her own experiences, the author looks at the funny side of sailing in this lively account about family cruising. £1.45


16934. BLACK, Lesley. Illustrations by Mike Peyton:: STILL WET BEHIND THE EARS

Adlard Coles 1993, 96pp. Illustrated.20x13. Like new:- Near-Mint in Near-Mint pictorial card cover £1.95


18600. BORDEN, Charles A.: SEA QUEST. Global Blue-Water Adventuring in Small Craft.

Macrae Smith 1967 351pp. Profusely illustrated. Endpaper maps. An unmarked hardback copy:- Fine in Fine d/j. £3.95


23457. BOWKER R.M.: THE CHANNEL HANDBOOK. Volume III - Harwich to Ushant. 86 Large-Scale Charts

Bowker & Bertram. no date 144pp. Profusely illustrated. 24x20. An unmarked copy: Binding & contents Near-Mint (not issued with d/j). 86 Large-Scale Charts of Anchorages and Harbours, with Navigation and Pilotage noes. £11.50


11448. BOWSKILL, Derek: THE SOLENT. A Cruising Guide from Selsey Bill to the Needles including the Isle of Wight.

Imray Laurie. 1990. vii. + 230pp. Prof ills. 30x21. A superb unmarked copy:- Fine in Fine pictorial hard-cover. The book is profusely illustrated throughout with charts and black and white photographs,and colour sections of photographs. £6.95


10272. BOYD, Norman.: THE COCKPIT BOOK.

Napier. 1982 1st. 151pp. Prof ills. Ills endps. 21x15. An unmarked copy - Fine in Fine d/j. The original cockpit book was a desk diary which became the ‘autograph book’ on a succession of yachts, to be read and enjoyed in the cockpit with a drink in hand. This cockpit book is a collection of nautical tidbits collected by the author over a period of 35 years, and is divided into chapters headed:- Pot-Pourri - Cruising on the Loire - Superstitions - Maritime Antiques - Make A Half Block - Food & Drink - Rhymes & Laughs - Yachtsman’s Booklist. £2.50


17381. BRACKENBURY, Mark:: NORMANDY AND CHANNEL ISLANDS PILOT. Calais to St Malo.

Adlard Coles 1995 9th edition., , . 183pp. Profusely illustrated with maps and photographs. Endpaper maps. 26x20, An unmarked review copy, almost like new:.-Fine in Fine pictorial hardback cover. £6.95


7718. BRISTOW, Philip.: BRISTOW'S BOOK OF YACHTS. Sail & Power. ..

Hamble publishing.1989. 21st edition 416pp. Prof ills. 21x15. VG+ in slightly creased pictorial card cover. Gives the facts and figures of several hundred craft, listed in ascending order of length overall. Each entry gives the name of builder; dimensions, sail area, tons, engine, berths, fuel, & price, etc, etc. Profusely illustrated with drawings and plans. £4.95


4064. BROTHERTON M.: THE 12 VOLT BIBLE - FOR BOATS.

Seven Seas 1985 xvii. + 174pp. Profusely illustrated. 23x14. An unmarked copy: Fine in Fine pictorial card cover. . A nuts and bolts primer on 12-volt electrical systems for boatowners who are not skilled electricians. £1.95


19659. BRUCE, Erroll: DEEP SEA SAILING

Stanley Paul 1959 244pp. Illustrated. 22x14. No writing or inscriptions: titles faded, otherwise contents VG+. £2.95


15227. CALDWELL, John: DESPERATE VOYAGE.

Readers Union 1952. x. + 174pp. Endpaper maps. Plan. 21x13. An excellent unmarked copy: Binding & contents Fine. (no dustjacket) £3.95


18969. CAMPBELL, Captain G.S. & RILEY, Captain R.J.F: STANFORD'S SAILING COMPANION.

Edward Stanford. 1972 1st. v. + 231pp. Profusely illustrated. 29x22. An excellent unmarked copy, contents like new;: Near-Mint in Fine pictorial hardback cover. £5.95


4978. CARR, Frank G.G.: THE YACHT MASTER'S GUIDE. And Coaster's Companion.

Peter Davies. 1940 1st edition. xvi. + 467pp. Ills. Ills endps. Appendix VII in rear holder. Folding plates. 26x19. No writing or inscriptios: spine sun faded (titles bright) binding slightly rubbed, otherwise contents VG+. Part I - Navigation - covers The Compass - Chartwork Meteorology - Rule of the Road. Part II -Seamanship - covers General - Sail - Steam. Appendices. 5 folding plates. £5.95


15061. CARR, Frank G.G.: THE EPIC VOYAGE OF FRANCIS CHICHESTER.

Pitkin 1967. 24pp. Profusely illustrated. 23x18. Near-Fine in VG pictorial card cover. An account of Sir Francis Chichester's round-the-world voyage in Gipsy Moth IV. £1.50


15393. CHERRY, Vivien. with Keith Wheatley: WOMAN OF STEEL.

Adlard Coles. 1993 1st. 183pp. Illustrated. Plans. 24x16. An unmarked hardback copy: Fine in Fine d/j. £2.95


17907. CHINERY, Mik: SIMPLE ELECTRONIC NAVIGATION

Fernhurst 1988 1st. 64pp. Profusely illustrated. 24x18. An unmarked copy, almost like new. Fine in Fine pictorial card cover; £1.50


4057. CLAYTON, Lisa.: AT THE MERCY OF THE SEA.

Orion. 1996 1st. xvi. + 298pp. Illustrated. Maps. 17x11. Unmarked copy: Fine in Fine pictorial card cover. Paperback. When Lisa Clayton entered Dartmouth, 31,000 miles and 285 days after the start of her record-breaking voyage, she became the first woman to make a full circumnavigation around the world single-handed, non-stop and unassisted. £1.50


16744. COMPTON, Nic: VOICES FROM THE SEA..Remarkable Encounters with the World's Oceans

Cassell 2007 192pp. Profusely illustrated. 30x24. An unmarked copy, almost as new:- Near-Mint in Near-Mint d/j. £6.95


8343. COOPER B. & C.: WATERSTEPS THROUGH FRANCE. To the Camargue by Canal.

Methuen. 1991 1st. 238pp. 19 ills. Plan. 22x14. VG in d/j. An enjoyable account of a journey through France made by the authors in their Dutch barge Hosanna, starting from St.Valery and travelling via Epernay, Langres, Macon, Lyon, Valence and Avignon, before reaching the Camargue. £7.50


10883. COOTE, Jack H.(Compiler).: TOTAL LOSS.

Adlard Coles. 1991, xiii. + 322pp. Illustrated. 25x18. An unmarked hardback copy:-Fine in Fine d/j. Contains a collection of 40 first-hand accounts of yacht losses at sea, that are set out under sections headed:- Stress of Weather - Faulty Navigation - Failure of Gear or Rigging - Failure of Ground Tackle or Mooring Lines - Collision - Fire or Explosion - Being Towed - Exhaustion or Illness. £4.95


16067. CORNELL, Jimmy: WORLD CRUISING SURVEY.

. Adlard Coles. 1989 1st. 209pp. Profusely illustrated. 26x18. An unmarked copy:-Fine in VG d/j. £6.95


16565. COWPER, David Scott: NORTHWEST PASSAGE SOLO

Seafarer 1993 1st 212pp. Illustrated. Map. 22x14. An unmarked copy: Fine in Fine d/j. £3.45


16943. DAVIES, Ken:: SHIP TO SHORE. UK and Channel Ports. An ICOM Frequency Directory

Niche Publications 1993, . 91pp. Maps. 21x15. Like New: Mint in Mint pictorial card cover. A comprehensive British and Continental marine radio frequency guide. £2.95


18442. DELMAR-MORGAN E. Extensively revised by BRACKENBURY, Mark: NORMANDY HARBOURS AND PILOTAGE. Calais to Cherbourg.

Granada/Adlard Coles 1978 Third edition. 126pp. Illustrated. Endpaper maps. 25x19. An unmarked copy: Fine in VG+ d/j £3.50


16829. DELMAR-MORGAN, Edward Locker: CRUISING YACHT EQUIPMENT & NAVIGATION

Adlard Coles 1960 1st. 244pp. Illustrated. VG in G d/j. £5.95


16900. DELMAR-MORGAN, Edward:: SMALL CRAFT ENGINES AND EQUIPMENT

Adlard Coles 1963 1st. 180pp. Illustrated. 22x14. An unmarked copy: Near-Fine in VG d/j £3.50


16660. DESOUTTER, Denny: BOATWORDS. Over 1500 Boating Words and Terms Explained

Waterline 1991 1st. 223pp. Illustrated. 22x14. An unmarked copy, almost like new: Near-Mint in Near-Mint pictorial card cover. £3.95


16924. DIAMOND, Lawrence A.:: TAKE THE MYSTERY OUT OF BOAT MAINTENANCE.

W.W.Norton 1989 1st, 134pp. Profusely illustrated. 24x16. An unmarked copy:- Fine in Fine d/j. d/j. The book for ewvey boat owner who has ever botched a refinishing job - or is about to do so £1.65


16938. DIXON, Conrad:: USING GPS.

Adlard Coles 1994 1st, 90pp. Illustrated. 20x13. Like new:- Near-Mint in Near-Mint pictorial card cover. The use of the Global Positioning System for yacht owners. £1.50


354. DRUMMOND, Maldwin (Editor): ROVING COMMISSIONS . Number 22.

RCC. 1977 1st. viii. + 230pp. Illustrated. 22x14. An unmarked copy: Turquoise/gilt binding & contents Fine. An Anthology of Cruising Logs. £3.95


19204. DUXBURY, Ken: COASTAL NAVIGATION

Michael Beazley 1980 128pp. Illustrated; 24x18. No writing or inscriptions; Near-Fine in Near-Fine pictorial card cover £2.95


15374. ETTINGER, Steve & others.: THE COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO EVERYTHING SOLD IN MARINE SUPPLY STORES.

Hearst Marine 1994 1st. ix. + 374pp. Profusely illustrated. 24x19. Contents unmarked. Fine in torn d/j. £4.95


16930. EVERITT, Dick (Illustrator):: YACHTMASTER. Shore Based Course Notes.

Royal Yacht Association 1981 1st 64pp. Profusely illustrated. 21x15. As new:- Mint in Mint pictorial card cover £1.50


16823. FISHER, Bob & PICKTHALL, BNarry: FASTER & FASTER. The Story of the 1993-94 Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race.

Adlard Coles 1994 1st. vi. + 105pp. Profusely illustrated. Maps. 24x16. As new. Mint in Miint pictorial card cover. £2.95


14240. FISHER, John: CATAMARANS.

Adlard Coles. 1959 1st. Bosun Books No. 6. 64pp. Profusely illustrated. 18x12. An unmarked copy:- Fine in VG+ pictorial card cover. £2.00


19695. FLETCHER, C Rutter: THE BUNKSIDE BOOK. A Yachtsman's Miscellany

The Maritime Press 1962 1st. vi. + 230pp. Colour frontis. Illustrated. 22x14. VG in G+ d/j. £2.95


325. GARRETT, Adrian: ROVING COMMISSIONS. Number 8. An Anthology of Cruising Logs.

RCC. 1976 1st. * xiii. + 312pp. 27 ills. Illustrated.. 22x14. An unmarked copy:- Fine in G+ d/j. A collection of more than twenty cruising logs deceribing voyages made by members of the Royal Cruising Club, which are as interesting as they are varied. With track charts & photographs. £2.95


12728. Garrett, Alasdair (Editor): THE ROYAL CRUISING CLUB JOURNAL. Season 1963.

RCC. 1963 xlviii + 285pp. Illustrated with photographs, maps & plans. . 9 illustrations. 22x14. Binding & contents VG+. Contains the logs of 17 cruises undertaken by members of the RCC. £3.95


18588. GELDER, Paul.: SUNK WITHOUT TRACE. 30 Dramatic Accounts of Yachts Lost At Sea.

Adlard Coles 2010 1st x. + 246pp. 20x13. No writing or inscriptions. Fine in slightly creased pictorial card cover. £1.95


16733. GORING, Loris: START WITH A HULL. Fitting out a GRP shell from start to finish.

David & Charles. 1986 1st. 223pp. Profusely illustrated. 26x18, An unmarked copy: Fine in VG d/j. £3.95


16935. GORING, Louis:: THE COMPLETE MOTOR YACHTSMAN'S MANUAL. Volume I.

Nautical Publishing 1971 1st UK., 336pp. Profusely illustrated. An excellent unmarked copy: Fine in VG d/j. £7.95


16849. GRAVES, Garth: BOATOWNER'S WEEKEND WOODWORKING

Adlard Coles. no date (c 1999) 134pp. Profusely illustrated. 25x19. An unmarked hardback copy, almost like new: Near-Mint in Near-Mint pictorial hardback cover. £3.95


19970. HACKFORTH-JONES, Gilbert: SAILING.

Burke's Pastime Series. 1965 144pp. Profusely illustrated. 25x19. An excellent copy without any writing or inscriptions; Fine in VG d/j. £2.95


19199. HARVEY, Derek: BRITISH MOTOR YACHTS.

Robert Ross. no date (c 1950) 72pp. Profusely illustrated. 11x14. No writing or inscriptions. Binding & contents VG. This excellent little book covers the development and comparison of motor yachts, before dealing with constructional details and engine features. Individual motor yachts - the majority pre World War 2 - are described in detail, and a separate section describes the conversion of ex-Naval coastal craft into private cruisers. .Part I, covers The Developmentand Comparison of Motor Yachts; Part Two covers Constructions and Engine Features. £23.95


19309. HAWKINS, Christopher: CHRISTOPHER HAWKINS NEW TOWPATH BOOK. Walkers' Guide to the Wey and Godalming Navigations.

Chris Hawkins 1986 96pp. Illustrated throughout by the author.. 30x21. Fine in Fine pictorial card cover. Signed by author. £2.95


1902. HAYLOCK E.F.: WATER WISDOM.

B.P. 1966 1st. 47pp. Prof ills. 24x15. No writing or inscriptions: VG in pictorial card cover. A manual of safety for yachtsmen. £1.00


16254. HEATON, Peter: THE YACHTSMAN'S VADE MECUM.

A & C. Black 1971 Third Edition ix. + 316pp. Illustrated. 24x17. No writing or inscrptions. VG+ in VG d/j. £4.95


8376. HEATON, Peter: YACHTING. A History.

Batsford. 1955 1st. 280pp. 109 illustrations. 23x15. No writing or inscriptions; binding slightly faded (titles bright) , otherwise contents Near-FineThis authoritative history of yachting, is not just an engrossing story of the sport from its earliest days but is also an imprtant source of reference. With 109 illustrations from old prints, engravings and photographs. A very nice first edition copy in dustjacket. £4.95


10775. HEATON, Peter.: A HISTORY OF YACHTING IN PICTURES.

Tom Stacey. 1972 1st. 159pp. Profusely illustrated. 30x24. An unmarked copy:- Fine in VG+ d/j. This profusely illustrated history takes the story of yachting from its origins in the Dutch yachts of the 17th century, through to the early 1970s. Profusely illustrated in colour and black and white photographs (including two folding pictures) and several reproductions of paintings. £5.95


18533. HINTON. Norman: SAILING WITH ESAU

Blackwood 1969 1st 208pp. Illustrated by Jim Proudfoot. 22x14. An excellent crisp and bright copy :- Near-Fine in VG d/j. The skipper of the 10-ton yawl-rigged yacht "Circe", offers an enjoyable account of his cruising adventures. £2.95


14732. HISCOCK, Eric: TWO YACHTS, TWO VOYAGES.

Adlard Coles. 1988 viii. + 167pp. Illustrated. Map. 21x13. An unmarked copy, Fine in Fine pictorial card cover. Tells the story of the last voyage that Eric and Shiela Hiscock made in their steel ketch Wanderer IV, from their home in New Zealand to the West Coast of Canada, and the maiden voyage of the wooden sloop-rigged yacht Wanderer V, from New Zealand via Fiji, Vanvatu and New Caledonia and on to the coast of New South Wales. £2.95


19527. HISCOCK, Eric C.: SOU'WEST IN WANDERER IV.

Readers Union 1977 . x. + 224pp. 58 photographs in colour. 8 charts. General Arrangement plans. 22x14. An unmarked copy:- Fine in Fine d/j. Hardback edition. Taking delivery from the builder's in Holland, the Hiscocks sailed their new 49ft ketch-rigged yacht Wanderer IV to England and then to the Caribbean and through the Panama Canal, coasting north to Central America and Mexico to California, where they stayed a year. Then they crossed the Pacific to New Zealand and cruised around the fjords of the South Island. Crossing the Tasman Sea they sailed to Melbourne, before returning to New Zealand. £4.95


951. HISCOCK, Eric C.: SOU'WEST IN WANDERER IV.

Adlard Coles. 1986 . x. + 224pp. 58 black/white photos. 8 charts. General Arrangement plans. 22x14. An unmarked copy:- Fine in Fine pictorial card cover. Taking delivery from the builder's in Holland, the Hiscocks sailed their new 49ft ketch-rigged yacht Wanderer IV to England and then to the Caribbean and through the Panama Canal, coasting north to Central America and Mexico to California, where they stayed a year. Then they crossed the Pacific to New Zealand and cruised around the fjords of the South Island. Crossing the Tasman Sea they sailed to Melbourne, before returning to New Zealand. £3.95


10465. HISCOCK,Eric: COME ABOARD.

Adlard Coles. 1986. xii. + 237pp. 43 ills. 7 charts. 21x13. An unmarked copy: Fine in Fine pictorial card cover.. An account of the Hiscocks's third circumnavigation completed in 1976. Eris Hiscock and his wife Susan set out from New Zealand in their ketch Wanderer IV, and sailed to England by way of South Africa; they then turned southwards to the Canary Islands and across the Atlantic; after pausing in the West Indies, they passed through the Panama Canal and made their way back to New Zealand via the Marquesas, Tahiti and Fiji. Well illustrated. £2.95


18686. HOLMES, Nanc y: THE DREAM BOATS. The Beautiful People On Their Beautiful Yachts.

Prentice-Hall 1976 1st 191pp. Illustrated. 23x15. No writing or inscriptions. Fine in VG+ d/j. £1.95


200. HUGHES J.S.: MACPHERSON'S VOYAGES.

Methuen. 1946. xvi. + 192pp. 39 ills. Endp maps. 22x14. B No writing or inscriptions; bnding faded & rubbed (titles bright, otherwise o/w contents VG in torn d/j. A.G.H.Macpherson formed the famous collection of maritime art which bears his name, now housed at the National Maritime Museum. Between 1930-1938, Macpherson made a series of yacht voyages, most of which were undertaken in Driac II, a 25ft waterline cutter, during which he sailed some 46,000 miles and visited nearly 100 countries. Based on Macpherson's own log books this book offers highlights of the voyages. £3.50


14013. HUMPHREYS, Lansdale.: THE CAPTAIN AND THE CORINTHIANS. California to Trinidad in a Brigantine.

Book Guild 1998 1st. 310pp. Illustrated. 22x14. An unmarked copy: Near-Mint in Near-Mint d/j. Describes a voyage made by the author and her husband, a former Captain on the Booth Line, who sailed their schooner from California to Trinidad. £3.95


19577. INNES, Hammond: SEA AND ISLANDS

Collins 1967 1st. 288pp. Illustrated. 22x15. An excellent First Edition hardback copy without any writing or inscriptions; VG+ in VG d/j. £4.95


12485. IRVING, John. Lt.Cmdr RN.: THE PRINCIPLES OF COASTAL NAVIGATION & PILOTAGE.

Seeley, Service. nd (c 1953). 59pp. 30 diagrams. 22x14. binding & contents VG. £2.95


323. JOHNSON, Irving. & Electa: YANKEE'S WANDER WORLD .Circling the Globe in the Brigantine Yankee.

Hale. 1956 1st. 277pp. 58 ills. Map. Plan. 23x15 No writing or inscriptions; foxing to prelims, otherwise binding & contents VG in Good d/j. Starting out from Brixham in 1947, the author sailed around the world on the brigantine Yankee, visiting Haiti, Panama, Easter Island, and other Pacific islands, the Philippines, Brunei, Siam, Singapore, Java and Bali, then across the Indian Ocean to Zanzibar, East and South Africa, St Helena and Ascension, before returning to America. £11.50


20860. Jones, Charles E.: THE BEST OF PEYTON From "Yachting & Boating Weekly".

Illustrated Newspapers 1969 1st. No pagination (approx 46pp) Profusely illustrated. 15x21. No writing or inscriptions:- VG in pictorial paper cover. Contains over 40 of Mike Peyton's yachting cartoons. £2.00


16902. JONES, Charles E.:: BOAT MAINTENANCE: Ideas and Practice

Nautical 1975 1st 192pp. Illustrated. 22x15. An excellent unmarked copy:- Fine in Fine d/j. £2.95


16896. JONES, Colin:: YACHTSMAN'S GPS HANDBOOK. A Guide to the Global Positioning System of Satellite Navigation.

Waterline 1995 1st. 139pp. Illustrated. 22x14. As new: Mint in Mint pictorial hardback cover £2.50


9567. JONES, Tristran: SOMEWHERE EAST OF SUEZ.

The Bodley Head. 1988 1st. 252p 15 ills. Maps. Endp maps. 22x14. Near-Fine in Near-Fine d/j. Describes a voyage from Istanbul to the Far East made by the author accompanied by a crew of two, in his trimaran Outward Leg. £2.95


18883. JONES, Tristran: SOMEWHERE EAST OF SUEZ.

hearst Marine. 1988 1st. 252p 3 maps. Endp maps. 24x16.. No writing or inscriptions; VG+ in VG+ d/j . Describes a voyage from Istanbul to the Far East made by the author accompanied by a crew of two, in his trimaran Outward Leg. £3.95


17384. KEMP, Peter:: SEAMANSHIP: THE COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED GUIDE: SAILING, CRUISING, CREWING, YACHTING.

New Orchard 1986 . 240pp. Profusely illustrated. 27x22. An unmarked copy: Fine in Fine d/j. £7.95


12604. KERSHAW, Philip.: ABC YACHTS.

Ian Allan. 1962. 64pp. Profusely illustrated. 15x10. An excellent unmarked copy:- Fine in Near-Fine pictorial card cover. Lists the chief classes of sailing yachts and dinghies seen in British waters in the early 1960s. Well illustrated with photographs. £1.50


11641. KING, Robin: ALL AT SEA. A Novice in a Boatyard.

Barker. 1957 1st. 192pp. Frontis. 22x14. No writing or inscriptions; titles dull, otherwise contents VG. An entertaining account of the trails and tribulations of the author when fitting-out a yacht in an Essex boat-yard. £2.95


4802. KLITGAARD B.J.: TROUBADOR SAILS ON.

Seeley Service. nd (c 1932) 283pp. 21 ills. 7 drawings/plans. 22x17. Binding slightly marked, contents VG+. An enjoyable account of the author's cruising adventures in the mid-1930s in his motor-yacht Talofa. Together with his wife he cruised along the Rhine and through the Kiel Canal, visiting Bremen and Hamburg, then sailed around the Danish Islands before reaching Copenhagen. £3.95


7154. KNOX-JOHNSTON, Robin.: HISTORY OF YACHTING.

Phaidon. 1990 1st. 168pp. Prof ills. Ills endps. 29x25. An excellent unmarked copy, virtually like new Fine in Fine d/j. This splendid history depicts every aspect of the sport - the yachts themselves, paintings, yacht equipment and ephemera - using a mixture of little-seen archive photographs and spectacular modern colour photography. In an authoritative text, the author recounts the entire story, with particular emphasis given to the great characters of yachting as well as development of yacht rigs, the great yachts and yacht designers. £7.95


19461. LANE, Carl D.: THE BOATMAN'S MANUAL. A Complete Manual of Boat Handling, Operation, Maintenance and Seamanship.

Norton. 1951 Revised Edition. xi. + 596pp. Illustrated. 19x13. VG+ in VG d/j. £3.95


18272. LANGLEY-PRICE, Pat & OUVRY, Philip.: COMPETENT CREW. An Introduction to the Practice and Theory of Sailing.

Adlard Coles. 1986 vi. + 182pp. . Profusely illustrated. 25x17. An unmarked copy. Fine in Fine pictorial card cover. £2.50


22189. LEHANE, Brendan: THE RACING YACHTS

Time-Life. 1984. 176pp. Prof ills. Ills endps. 27x23. An unmarked copy: Fine in Fine pictorial hardback cover. (Published without d/j). £5.95


14256. LEWIS, Elizabeth: THE DUMPY POCKET BOOK OF SAILING DINGHIES AND YACHTS.

Sampson Low. nd (c 1960). 189pp. Prof ills. 10x13. VG in G+ d/j. . Illustrates and gives the particulars of many types of sailing dinghies and yachts. Around 400 club burgees are illustrated. £2.00


7101. LOOMIS A.F.: THE HOTSPUR STORY. Twenty-Five Years of Cruising and Racing in One Small Green Cutter.

Lutterworth. 1956 1st. Xii. + 227pp. 8 photographs. Drawings/Plans. 22x14. No writing or inscriptions:- VG+ in VG d/j. Describes the author’s cruising and racing experiences in his cutter, since 1929 to the 1950s. £4.95


18407. LUARD L.: THE YACHTSMAN'S MODERN NAVIGATION AND PRACTICAL PILOTAGE.

Imray, Laurie Norie & Wilson. 1934 2nd edition viii. + 143pp. Illustrated. Folding illustrated list of chart signs & symbols in rear pocket.No writing or inscriptions. Blue cloth boards with gilt titles. Binding VG, contents VG+ £2.95


19448. LUND C.A. Cmdr RN.: COASTAL & DEEP SEA NAVIGATION FOR YACHTSMEN

Brown, Son & Ferguson 1956. 130pp. Illustrated. Folding Chart. 18x13. An excellent copy without any writing or inscriptions; VG+ in VG+ d/j. £2.95


19471. LUND C.A. Lieut RN.: COASTAL & DEEP SEA NAVIGATION FOR YACHTSMEN

Brown, Son & Ferguson 1944 x. + 136pp. Illustrated. Folding Chart. 18x13. Hardback. No writing or inscriptions; front board creased, otherwise contents Fine £1.95


7744. MacCARTHY, Dermod.: SAILING WITH MR BELLOC.

Collins Harvill 1986 1st. 172pp. 33 ills. 21x14 No writing or inscriptions. . Fine in Fine d/j. In 1931 when the author Hilaire Belloc acquired an old Channel Island Pilot Cutter, the Jersey, & went back to sea, Desmond MacCarthy was one of his crew. These memoirs follow the Jersey, its owner & friends for the next fifteen years on voyages along the South Coast of England, across the France, around the coast of Suffolk & north to the Dutch canals. £4.95


9931. MARTIN, Sue: STOP THE BOAT - I WANT TO GET OFF!

Arthur Stockwell. 2005 1st. 144pp. Ills. 21x14. Mint in Mint pictorial card cover. A lively account of a family's adventures in their motor cruiser, sailing along the rivers Avon and Severn, and in deeper waters. £1.50


20483. McCALL, Fiona & HOWARD, Paul: ALL IN THE SAME BOAT

McClelland & Stewart 1988 1st 248pp. Illustrated. Endpaper maps. 24x16. Fine in Fine d/j. Presentation copy inscribed by author. £3.95


19536. McKNIGHT H.: SLOW BOAT THROUGH GERMANY

Adlard Coles 1993 x. + 214pp. Illustrated. 25x18. Above-average ex-library with minimal stamps. VG in VG d/j £2.95


18685. MEFFERD, Gerry: THE CRUISING MANUAL.

Whittlesey House. no date (1940s) Fifth Printing 392pp. Illustrated. 22x15. No wriring or inscriptions. VG+ in G d/j. £5.95


18927. MORGAN, Geoffrey: SMALL BOAT SAILING

W & G. Foyle 1961 1st. 103pp. Illustrated. 19x12.An excellent copy;- VG+ in VG+ pictorial glazed boards £2.95


19663. MORTIMER, Charles: MOTORING AFLOAT. An Introduction to Motor Yachting

G.T.Foulis no date (c 1950) 128pp. Illustrated. 22x14. Binding slightly faded, otherwise contents VG+. £2.95


8320. MUHLHAUSER G.H.P.: THE CRUISE OF THE AMARYLLIS.

Granada. 1985. 317pp. 6 maps. 21x13. An excellent unmarked copy: Fine in Fine pictorial card cover. After an adventurous career in WW1 as an officer in the RNR, Muhlhauser was unable to settle down in a business career again until he navigated his own ship across the oceans of the world, so in 1920 he bought the 37-ton yawl Amaryllis. This book is an account of how he fared, how he sailed and navigated her 31,000 miles, encircling the globe before arriving back in Dartmouth. £2.95


16061. MULVILLE, Dan: TRADE WINDS AND TURTLES.

Putnam 1960 1st. 248pp. Map. 22x14. VG in G+ d/j. £3.50


18921. MULVILLE, Frank.: TERSCHELLING SANDS.

Nautical 1987 198pp. 21x14. Near-Fine in VG pictorial card cover. .Describes the author's cruising experiences around the bleak north coast of Holland, in his Essex fishing smack, the Transcur. £2.95


15217. MUNDLE, Rob: OCEAN WARRIORS. The Thrilling Story of the 2001/2002 Volvo Ocean Race Round the World.

Harpercollins. 2002 1st. 223pp. Profusely illustrated. 26x17. An unmarked copy: Fine in Fine pictorial card cover. £3.95


16847. NICOLSON, Ian: BOAT DATA BOOK.

Nautical Publishing 1978 1st. 191pp. Diagrams. 22x16. An unmarked copy, almost like new: Brown cloth/gilt binding & contents Near-Mint. £3.95


7700. NICOLSON, Ian.: THE IAN NICOLSON OMNIBUS. The Log of the Maken: Sea-Saint: Building the St.Mary.

Ashford. 1986. * 500pp. Ills. 22x14. An unmarked copy:. Fine in Fine d/j. Omnibus edition of three books by the author, weaving the threads of his adventures during a voyage in the yacht Maken from England to Canada via the Panama Canal; from Canada to England in the 30ft yacht Sea-Saint; and of the building of the yacht St.Mary. £5.95


14994. O'COINEEN, Enda: THE UNSINKABLE KILCULLEN. Across The Atlantic By Inflatable - And Other Ways To Get Wet.

The Bodley Head. 1987 1st. xii. + 192pp. Illustrated. Maps. 22x14. An unmarked copy; Fine in Near-Fine d/j. This is one of the most unusual, original and refreshing sea-going narratives to have been published for many a year. To set out deliberately to cross 2800 miles of stormy waters all alone in a 16 ft, rubber dinghy with barely two feet of freeboard requires certain unique gifts of character or deficiencies of mind! The author made his first unsuccessful attempt at the age of 21, setting out from Boston in 1977. Eight years later he resumed his unfinished business with the North Atlantic in Kilcullen III successfully. £2.95


21042. O'CONNELL G.: LEVELING UP TO LAUNCHING

South Western Marine 1982 1st. xx. + 112pp. Profusely illustrated.with drawings, plans and photographs. 30x22; No writing or inscriptions; Fine in VG+ pictorial hardback cover. £4.95


16834. OLDALE, Adrienne & Peter: NAVIGATING BRITAIN'S COASTLINE. Portland to Dover.

David & Charles 1981 1st. 88pp. Profusely illustrated. 22x29. An unmarked copy Near-Mint in Near-Mint d/j. £3.95


16878. PARDEY, Lin and Larry.:: SERAFFYN'S ORIENTAL ADVENTURE.

Waterline 1996 1st UK 252pp. Illustrated. Map. 24x16. Almost like new:- Near-Mint in Near-Mint pictorial card cover. Describes the authors cruising adventures in a 24-foot cutter. through the Red Sea, Bay of Bengal, China Seas & North Pacific. £3.95


23454. PARDEY, Lin and Larry.:: SERAFFYN'S ORIENTAL ADVENTURE.

Waterline 1996 1st UK 252pp. Illustrated. Map. 24x16. An unmarked copy; Fine in Fine pictorial card cover. Describes the authors cruising adventures in a 24-foot cutter. through the Red Sea, Bay of Bengal, China Seas & North Pacific. £2.95


15097. PAYNE G.C.L: OUT OF POOLE.

John Murray 1951 1st. viii. + 135pp. 25 ills. Track charts. Barograph trace. Weather map. 22x14. No writing or inscriptions; - VG in G d/j. £3.95


19941. PHILLIPS-BIRT, Douglas: THE LOVE OF SAILING

Octopus 1976 1st 98pp. 150 colour photographs. 32x24. No writing or inscriptions; Fine in VG+ d/j. £6.95


17909. POWELL, Claud: RADIO POSITION FIXING FOR YACHTSMEN. An Introduction to Decca, Loran, Omega and Transit.

Adlard Coles 1987 1st xii. + 94pp. Illustrated. 23x15. An unmarked copy: Fine in pictorial card cover £1.95


16765. PRETZER, Roer: MARINE METALS MANUAL. A Handbook for Boatsmen, Builders and Dealers.

International Marine 1975 1st. 64pp. 24x16. An unmarked copy: Fine in VG d/j. £1.95


14833. PROCTOR, Ian: RACING DINGHY HANDLING. A Complete Guide.

Adlard Coles 1957. Fifth Edition. 125pp. Illustrated. Illustrated endpapers. 22x14. An unmarked copy: Edges of binding slightly rubbed, otherwise contents Near-Fine £1.95


12484. PROUT, Geoffrey.: KNOWLEDGE FOR YACHT CRUISING. A Handbook on Simple Coastwise Navigation for Small Cruising Yachts.

Brown, Son & Ferguson. 1947 1st. x. + 141pp. Illustrated. 22x14. Binding VG, contents (unmarked) Near-Fine. £2.50


4427. RABAN, Jonathan: PASSAGE TO JUNEAU. A Sea and its Meanings.

Picador 1999 435pp. End maps. 24x16. An unmarked copy:- Fine in Fine pictorial card cover The author describes a voyage in his own boat from Seattle to Juneau, Alaska. £2.95


12003. RANSOME, Arthur: RACUNDRA'S FIRST CRUISE.

Jonathan Cape 1949 158pp. 35 illustrations. 4 charts. . Maps. 29x14. Hardback; Foxing to prelims, otherwise contents VG in Good d/j.. Tells of the building of the yacht Racundra in 1921-22, and her six week maiden voyage in the Baltic from Riga, where she was built to Helsingfors and back again, with a crew of three including the author. £11.50


19228. RIGG, Linton. Revised by KLINE, Harry: BAHAMA ISLANDS. A Boatman's Guide to the Land and the Water

Charles Scribner 1973 4th Edition xxiv. + 292pp. Profusely illustrated with photographs,maps and charts, 26x19. No writing or inscriptions; Fine in VG d/j. £6.95


14924. ROBINSON, Bill: A BERTH TO BERMUDA.

Van Nostrand 1961 1st. xv. + 120pp. Profusely illustrated. Endpaper plans. 25x19. An unmarked copy:- Binding and contents Near-Fine. £5.95


11058. ROBINSON, Edward.: CHEERFULLY AT SEA.

Sherratt. 1961 1st. 252pp. Illustrated. 20x14. An unmarked copy. VG in remains of d/j. An enjoyable account of the author's experiences in sailing and offshore racing in his small yacht in the waters of North Wales and the Irish Sea. £2.95


2872. ROOKE, Heny: SOUTH AND EAST.

Ross. 1946 1st . 144pp. Endp maps. 19x13 No writing or inscriptions; VG+ in G d/j. . Describes two voyages made by the author in the position of an engineer--deckhand. during the 1930s. The first voyage was made by a converted Brixham trawler from Whitby to the South Coast and back. The second voyage, from Flamborough Head to Kristiansand, Norway, and back to Bridlington, was made by a 12-ton Morecambe Bay prawner. £4.95


19174. ROSENOW, Frank: CANVAS AND ROPE CRAFT. For the Practical Boat Owner

Adlard Coles 1987 1st. 143pp. Profusely illustrated. 30x21. No writing or inscriptions; Fine in Fine pictorial card cover. £3.95


16247. ROUSMANIERE, John: THE SAILING LIFESTYLE

Nautical 1986 1st. 320pp. Profusely illustrated. 24x16. Hardback edition. VG in VG d/j. £5.85


17908. RUSSELL, John: THE SHELL BOOK OF SEAMANSHIP

David & Charles 1979 1st. 191pp. Profusely illustrated. 22x14. No writing or inscriptions; Near-Fine in Near-Fine d/j £3.95


17078. RUSSELL, John:: YACHTMASTER OFFSHORE. The Art of Seamanship.

RYA/David & Charles. 1979, . 136pp. Illustrated. 22x14. An unmarked copy: Fine in Near-Fine d/j. £2.95


19638. SCHUTT, Joachim: MAYDAY! Yachts in Distress

Sheridan House 1997 186pp. Illustrated. Maps. 21x14. An excellent copy without any writing or inscriptions:- Fine in Fine pictorial card cover. Dramatic accounts of grounding, sinking, fire, shipwreck and man overboard £3.95


18269. SIMPKIN, Richard: CRUISING YACHTSMAN'S TROUBLESHOOTER.

Barrie & Jenkins 1977 1st. 160pp. Illustrated. 22x14. VG+ in Near- Fine d/j. £2.50


18739. SLEIGHTHOLME J.D: THE TROUBLE WITH CRUISING. Hard Learned Lessons In Small Boats

Nautical Books. 1992 1st. viii. + 113pp. Illustrated. 22x14. An unmarked copy: Fine in Fine d/j. £1.95


16664. SLEIGHTHOLME, Des: OFF WATCH WITH OLD HARRY. The Funny Side of Sailing.

Adlard Coles 1997 ix. + 118pp. Illustrated. 21x14. Like new: Near-Mint in pictorial card cover pictorial card cover. £2.00


16839. SLEIGHTHOLME, Des: UP ALOFT WITH OLD HARRY.

Adlard Coles 1999. 1st 88pp. Profusely illustrated 22x12. Like new: Near-Mint in Near-Mint pictorial card cover. £2.00


17116. SLEIGHTHOLME, Joyce:: THE SEA WIFE'S HANDBOOK.

Angus & Robertson 1976.(New edition) ,. 208pp. Illustrated. 24x16.; An unmarked copy: Fine in G+ d/j. £2.50


1706. SLOCUM Capt J.: SAILING ALONE AROUND THE WORLD and THE VOYAGE OF THE LIBERDAD.

Readers Union 1949 . 384pp. 31 illustrationss.. 2 maps. Endpaper maps. Some light foxing (mostly to prelims), otherwise binding & contents VG. . The Voyage of the Liberdad first published in 1894, describes Slocum's 5,500 mile voyage from Brazil to the USA in a 35ft self-built boat - in which he brought his wife & children safely to New York. Sailing Alone Around the World first published in 1894, describes, what is believed to be, the first single-handed voyage around the world, which Slocum made in a 35ft sloop between 1895-1898, a period when pirates operating in coastal waters were one of the many dangers Slocum had to face in addition to the hazards of the sea. £2.95


16906. SMITH, David:: SIMPLE NAVIGATION BY THE SUN

Reed 1974 1st 183pp. Illustrated. 22x14. An unmarked copy:- Fine in Fine d/j. £1.95


20487. SMITH, Gerry: COASTAL NAVIGATION. A Programmed Learning Course. Third Edition.

Adlard Coles 1989. vii. + 182pp. Illustrated with diagrams. 25x18. An unmarked copy; Fine in Fine pictorial hardback cover. £5.00


20753. SMITH, William Allen: HOW SAILBOATS WIN OR LOSE RACES. Revised Edition

Van Nostrand 1973 viii. + 342pp. Illustrated. 23x16. An unmarked copy: Fine in Near-Fine d/j £3.95


5580. SNAITH, William.: ACROSS THE WESTERN OCEAN.

Harcourt, Brace. 1966 1st. 210pp. Prof ills. Sail Plan. 26x18. VG+ in VG d/j. Contains a log of a cruise across the Atlantic, and that of a transatlantic race. Interspersed in both log entries are the author's reflections on sailing the great ocean. £4.95


16828. STEPHENSON, Ralph (Editor): SMALL BOATS AND BIG SEAS. A Hundred Years of Yachting.

Paul Elek 1978 1st. 189pp. Illustrated. 22x14. An unmarked copy: Fine in Fine d/j. £2.95


18770. STEWART, Chris: THREE WAYS TO CAPSIZE A BOAT. An Optimist Afloat.

Sort of Books. 2009 182pp. Illustrated 19x13. An unmarked copy: Fine in Fine d/j £2.50


20968. SWALE, Rosie.: CHILDREN OF CAPE HORN.

Paul Elek. 1974 1st. 242pp. Illustrated. endp maps. 22x14. No writing or inscriptions; Fine in Near-Fine d/j. Tells the story of the extraordinary 30-000 voyage made by Rosie Swale, her husband and two small children, during which they became the first to sail around Cape Horn in a catamaran. £2.95


18390. SWENGEGLEY, Nicole: ROGUE WAVES. Tales under Sail from well-known personalities.

Adlard Coles 1985 1st viii. + 145pp. Illustrations by Zeus. 24x16. No writing or inscriptions.Near- Fine in VG d/j £2.50


9411. TRIPP H. Alker ('LEIGH HO'): SHOALWATER AND FAIRWAY. The Casual Explorations of a Sailing Man in the Shoal Seas and Tidal Waters of Essex and Kent.

Conway 1972 x. + 292pp. 16 illustrations in monochrome. 52 line drawings. Endp maps. 22x14. An unmarked copy:- Red cloth binding & contents Fine. (no dustjacket) . An evocative and charmingly illustrated account of the author's sailing experiences in the triangle of sea between Kent and Essex. Apart from the Introduction, each chapter records some casual expedition of a seven-ton yacht. £18.50


9450. VERNEY, Michael.: YACHT REPAIRS AND CONVERSIONS.

Murray. 1966. Fourth edition. xiv. + 291pp. 29 photographs. 86 drawings, 5 Tables. 19x13. Ex-library, usual stamps, contentsVG in VG d/j.. Intended for the enthusiast of modest means to get afloat by rejuvenating an old boat or carrying out a sensible conversion, the book is divided into chapters headed:- Getting to Sea : Finding a Hull : Repair Work to Small Boats : Chine-Built Hulls : Treating Damage to the Larger Hull : Lifeboat Conversions : Standing Rigging Improvements : Running Gear : Mechanical Problems : Accommodation & Ventilation : Cabin Floors & Coachroof : Hatches & Bulkheads : Fittings Below Deck. £2.50


17088. VERNEY, Michael:: AMATEUR BOAT BUILDING.

John Murray 1950.,. John Murray 1950.,. xiv. + 218pp. 71 drawings. 19x13. Spine rubbed & titles faded, otherwise contents (no writing or inscriptions) VG+. £1.50


21531. VERNEY, Michael:: AMATEUR BOAT BUILDING. In Wood, Glass Fibre, and Metail

John Murray 1961 Enlarged edition. . xviii + 309pp. 116 illustrations. Appendices..20x13. An excellent copy without any writing or inscriptions. Near-Fine in VG d/j. £2.95


18672. VERNEY, Michael:: COMPLETE AMATEUR BOAT BUILDING. IN WOOD, GLASS FIBRE AND METAL

John Murray 1961. . xVIII. + 309pp. 151 illustrations. 20x14. An unmarked copy: Near-Fine in VG d/j. £3.95


11957. VOSS J.C.: VENTURESOME VOYAGES

Martin Hopkinson 1930 xvi. + 326pp. 8 illustrations 2 Endpaper maps. .. 19x13. A hardback copy. Binding VG, contents VG+ Three voyages made by Captain Voss in the early 1900s are here described by the author. The first voyage was a treasure hunt in the Cocos Islands by the 10-ton sloop Xora. The second, a round the world voyage in the Tilikum, a covered canoe made from a solid red cedar log. The final account describes a voyage made by the Sea Queen, a 26-ft yacht which met with a cyclone off the coast of Japan. 20 Appendices £11.50


16771. WATSON, Jonathan: JANET: The Restoration of a Victorian Yacht.

David & Charles. 1986 1st. 142pp. Prof ills. 22x14. An unmarked copy, almost like new: Near-Mint in Near-Mint d/j. Afirst hand account of the discovery of the wreck of a Victorian yacht in a boatyard on Canvey Island and her restoration to fine sailing trim. The book describes the planning and design to retain her Victorian style, how the work progressed, the solving of difficulties encountered, the rigging, and concludes with the successful participation in the East Coast Old Gaffers race £4.50


3059. WATSON, Jonathan: JANET: The Restoration of a Victorian Yacht.

David & Charles. 1986 1st. 142pp. Prof ills. 22x14. Near-Fine in Fine d/j. A first hand account of the discovery of the wreck of a Victorian yacht in a boatyard on Canvey Island and her restoration to fine sailing trim. The book describes the planning and design to retain her Victorian style, how the work progressed, the solving of difficulties encountered, the rigging, and concludes with the successful participation in the East Coast Old Gaffers race £3.95


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