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Memoirs of a Seafaring Life : The Narrative of William Spavens.

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Folio Society: 2011

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 02008

Condition: Very Good


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Between two poles

By: Amyr Klink

Price: £90.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04387

ISBN: 0747519722

Condition: Very Good


Amyr Klink is one of the great navigator-writers of our day. ' Between Two Poles ' is his captivating account of a fantastic figure -of-eight solo voyage from Brazil to the South Pole, across to Cape Town; then up to the North Pole and finally, after twenty-two months at sea, back to Brazil. A good, tight and clean copy. View more info

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South Eastern Sail: From the Medway to the Solent, 1840-1940

By: Bouquet, Michael

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, David & Charles: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03437

ISBN: 0715355929

Condition: Near Fine


From sources as far apart as New York and New Zealand, from public and private collections and from his own collection, the author has chosen over 100 pictures ( many never published before ) to illustrate the shipping and harbours of Kent, Sussex and Hampshire in the golden age of sale. There is a facsimile of a shipping insurance certificate loose in the book. There is some writing in pencil on the fep. saying '36 photos of Shoreham vessels.' The D/J shows light edge wear especially to the top of the rear panel and spine. View more info

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The New Glenans Sailing Manual.

By: Centre nautique des Glenans.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, David & Charles.: 1978

Edition: Reprint1989

Sellers ID: 02329

ISBN: 0715374702

Condition: Very Good


This is a practical and authoritative and remarkably comprehensive manual, each chapter is a complete handbook on its particular subject and can be studied either by referring to the illustrations and captions alone ( there are over 700 hundred of them ), or by reading the accompanying text. Easy to follow and difficult to forget, the explanations ensure a high level of proficiency and safety at sea. There is light marking to the page edges and the DW has a small nick on the top. View more info

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Off in a Boat

By: Neil Gunn

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, New Amsterdam Books: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Sellers ID: 04324

ISBN: 0941533980

Condition: Near Fine


In 1937, the scottish writer, Neil Gunn, gave up his job in the civil service, sold his house in Inverness, and bought a boat. With his wife and his brother John, he set off on a three-month voyage around the Inner Hebrides. Daisy Gunn's photographs, taken on the voyage, are palpably amateur but also telling. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

Fazisi the Joint Venture

By: Novak Skip

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00226

ISBN: 0283060530

Condition: Very Good


This is the story of the Americans and Soviets racing in the same boat together in the Whitbread round the World yacht race. this is a first edition hardback book in very good condition as is the D/W View more info

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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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Around Alone

By: Richards Emma

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00911

ISBN: 1405045868

Condition: Very Good


When Emma Richards found herself as the youngest contender and only woman in the 2002 around the world race, she wonderd what she had let herself in for.This book is in very good condition as is the d/w. View more info

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Waterbiography

By: Robert C. Leslie.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Ashford Press Southampton 1985: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Sellers ID: 04597

ISBN: 0907069371

Condition: Very Good


Written in 1894 this book remains fresh and vivid in presentation of the experiences and thoughts, boats and techniques of a lifelong practical sailor and builder of small craft. This copy does not have a D/W A good tight copy. View more info

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The China Voyage :a Pacific Quest By Bamboo Raft.

By: Severin Tim.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Little Brown & Co.: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00084

Condition: Very Good


China voyage is the extrordinary story of how six men and women made maritime history. Their purpose, to test the theory that Asian raft sailors reached America some 2000 years ago. Their experience provides us with one of the most remarkable sea adventures ever told.This is a 1st Edition secondhand book in blue cloth covers in very good condition, the dustwrapper is slightly damaged but good. View more info

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Bold Man of the Sea: My Epic Journey

By: Shekhdar, Jim

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03284

ISBN: 0340821701

Condition: Very Good


Through nine eventful months at sea , Jim Shekhdar travelled more than 10,000 miles from South America to Queensland and became the first person ever to row single-handed across the Pacific Ocean. The corners have been bumped. A good ,clean and 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