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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. £1.50


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. £1.50


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. £1.50


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


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. £5.95


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. £5.95


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

The Cruising Association. 303pp. 21x15. Like new:- Near-Mint in Near-Mint pictorial card cover. £2.50


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

The Cruising Association. 319pp. 21x15. Like new:- Near-Mint in Near-Mint pictorial card cover. £2.50


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. £2.50


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. £2.50


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. £3.95


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. £3.95


7830. ----------: REGISTER OF YACHTS 1972. .85th Edition

Lloyd's Register of Shipping xxvix + 1478p. . 19x23. A superb unmarked copy: Fine in Fine green cloth binding with gilt titles and motif. .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. £9.95


16760. ----------: REGISTER OF YACHTS 1974.. 87th Edition

Lloyd's Register of Shipping xxxi. + 1448pp.. . 19x23. A superb unmarked copy; Fine in Fine green cloth binding with gilt titles and motif. ( With 1st & 2nd Supplements 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. With 1st & 2nd Supplemments £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


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


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. £1.00


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. £1.00


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


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. £1.00


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. £1.00


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 £1.00


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. £2.95


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. £3.95


10272. BOYD, Norman.: THE COCKPIT BOOK.

Napier. 1982 1st. 151pp. Prof ills. Ills endps. 21x15. An unmarked copy - Fine in Near-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 (Recipes)- Rhymes & Laughs - Yachtsman’s Booklist. £1.00


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. £3.95


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


17701. BUTLER, Paul & Marya: FINE YACHT FINISHES. For Wood and Fibreglass Boats.

Stanford Maritime. 1987 1st. x. + 140pp. Profusely illustrated. 26x18. An excellent unmarked copy; Fine in Fined pictorial hardback cover.pictorial hardback cover. £1.95


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. £1.00


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. £1.95


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. £1.00


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. £2.95


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

Adlard Coles. 1991, xiii. + 322pp. Illustrated. 25x18.-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. £2.95


16067. CORNELL, Jimmy: WORLD CRUISING SURVEY.

. Adlard Coles. 1989 1st. 209pp. Profusely illustrated. 26x18. An unmarked copy:-Fine in VG d/j. £3.95


16942. CUMBERLIDGE, Peter:: WAYPOINT DIRECTORY. Over 600 Passage and Coastal Waypoints for the English Channel.

Adlard Coles 1995 1st., Adlard Coles 1995 1st., 1995. 146pp. Profusely illustrated with maps. 22x30. An excellent unmarked copy: Fine in Fine pictorial card c over. £2.50


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. £1.50


10744. DEAR, Ian.: THE AMERICA'S CUP. An Informal History.

Stanley Paul. 1980 1st. 192pp. Prof ills. 24x19. An unmarked copy: Fine in Near-Fine d/j. This history of the America's cup describes each race from the first race to 1977, with a mass of interesting anecdotes and stories, revealing what went on behind the scenes between those competing for the hnour to defend, and between challenger aand defender. Well illustrated. £2.95


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 £1.50


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. £1.95


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. £1.00


9415. DURHAM, Dick.: WHERE THE RIVER MEETS THE SEA. One Hundred Years of the Sussex Yacht Club.

Privately published. nd (c 1991) 1st. xi. + 148pp. Prof ills. 24x16. An unmarked copy: Fine in Fine d/j. A history of the Sussex Yacht Club. Well illustrated. £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. £2.50


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. £1.00


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

RCC. 1963 xlviii + 285pp. Illustrated with photographs, maps & plans. . 9 illustrations. 22x14. An excellent unmarked copy:. Binding & contents VG+. Contains the logs of 17 cruises undertaken by members of the RCC. £1.95


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. £1.50


3877. GERBAULT, Alain: IN QUEST OF THE SUN. The Journal of the Firecrest.

Hodder & Stoughton. 1930 315pp. 15 ills. Folding map. + 3 maps. 22x14. No writing or inscriptions; odd spots of light foxing otherwise binding & contents Very Good=. In 1924 in his yacht the Firecrest, the author left France and proceeded to sail round the world via Gibraltar, New York, Bermuda, Panama Canal, Galapagos Islands, The Marquesas, Tahiti, Coral Sea, Indian Ocean, Cape of Good Hope, before arriving home at Le Havre more than 4 years later. £3.95


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. £2.95


10508. HAY, David and Joan.: EAST ANGLIA FROM THE SEA. Canvey Island to Great Yarmouth

Edward Stanford. 1972 1st. 96pp. Profusely illustrated with photographs, drawings & maps. 22x14. An excellent unmarked copy. Fine in VG+ d/j. £1.95


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. Near-Fine in VG d/j. £3.95


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. £3.95


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. £4.95


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

Adlard Coles. 1988 viii. + 167pp. Illustrated. Map. 21x13. Almost like new Near-Mint 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. £1.50


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. £1.95


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. £1.50


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. £1.00


19309. HOWKINS, Christopher: CHRISTOPHER HOWKINS 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. £1.50


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 brigantiner from California to Trinidad. £2.95


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

Seeley, Service. nd (c 1953). 59pp. 30 diagrams. 22x14. binding & contents VG. £1.50


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

Nautical 1975 1st 192pp. Illustrated. 22x15. An excellent unmarked copy:- Fine in Fine d/j. £1.95


18883. JONES, Tristran: SOMEWHERE EAST OF SUEZ.

hearst Marine. 1988 1st. 252p 3 maps. Endp maps. 24x16.. No writing or inscriptions; Very Good in 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. £1.95


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. £1.95


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. £4.95


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. £1.00


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. £1.95


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. £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. £1.50


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). £4.95


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. £1.00


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. £1.95


8236. MacGREGOR, John.: THE VOYAGE ALONE IN THE YAWL, "ROB ROY".

Grafton 1987 214pp. 12 ills . 2 maps. 21x13. An excellent unmarked copy: Fine in Fine pictorial card cover. . First published in 1867, this book describes a voyage from London to Paris and back in the yawl Rob Roy made by John Macgregor, the inventor of the Rob Roy canoe, who was invited to Paris by the French Emperor, Napoleon III, as part of a British regatta on the Seine during the Paris Exhibition of 1867. £1.95


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


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 £1.25


18927. MORGAN, Geoffrey: SMALL BOAT SAILING

W & G. Foyle 1961 1st. 103pp. Illustrated. 19x12.An excellent copy;- VG+ in VG+ pictorial glazed boards £1.00


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

The Bodley Head 1924 xx 316pp. 60 illustrations. 6 maps/plans . 19x13. Binding & contents Very Good. 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. £3.95


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. £2.50


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. £3.50


6512. NIELSEN, Carl.: THE WORLD IS ALL ISLANDS.

Allen & Unwin/ Travel Book club 1958 292pp. Map. 22x14good+ in Good d/j. In 1946, Neilsen, together with two friends, set sail from Denmark and sailed around the world in a two-masted schooner built in 1905. The story of their adventures and experiences, including sailing through an uncleared mine-field, is lucidly told. £1.50


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. £1.50


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. £4.95


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. £2.00


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. £1.50


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

Century 1984 221pp. 4 charts. . 21x13. An excellent unmarked copy; Near-Fine in pictorial card cover.... 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. £6.95


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. £2.95


16247. ROUSMANIERE, John: THE SAILING LIFESTYLE

Nautical 1986 1st. 320pp. Profusely illustrated. 24x16. Hardback edition. VG in VG d/j. £3.95


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 £2.50


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 £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. £1.50


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. £1.00


1706. SLOCUM Capt J.: SAILING ALONE AROUND THE WORLD.

Sampson Low, Marston no date (c 1930s) 233pp. Colour frontis. 3 illustrations. 19x13. Red cloth Hardback binding a litlle faded, otherwise Very Good. . £1.95


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. £2.50


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