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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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My Lively Lady

By: Sir Alec Rose

Price: £40.00

Publisher: UK, Nautical Publishing Company: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 04758

ISBN: 0245595651

Condition: Very Good


Here is Alec Rose's own story which includes two heroines Lively Lady his boat , and Dorothy his wife. He tells it in his own words and writes of his early days, of his youth, his ventures into market gardening and of how he took to the sea. A good, clean and 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