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Inshore-Offshore: Racing, Cruising and Design

By: Pocock, Michael

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Olympic Marketing Corp: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02977

ISBN: 0851773893

Condition: Very Good


Usually cruising, but often racing, the author with both family and crew has covered thousands of miles around Britain and across the Atlantic. When ashore he practised as a yacht designer. The chapters in this book are therefore a mixture of some cruising or racing stories with a strong ' lessons learnt ' element, while his discussion on design reflects his seagoing experience as well as his flair for naval architecture. A clean tight copy. View more info

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Yankee Jack Sails Again: A Sentimental Journey to the Forgotten Ports of the Southwest

By: Tony James

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Seafarer Books: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04462

ISBN: 0955024323

Condition: Very Good


John Short, better known as shanty - man ' Yankee Jack ', knew the ports of the Southwest Peninsula over a hundred years ago, when they were all busy commercial harbours. Tony James revisits the ports, sailing into them in a 19-foot open boat. He rediscovers a forgotten world peopled by characters who, a century on, are still larger than life. There is light wear to the corners and covers edges. View more info