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BEKEN, Kenneth J.:  BEKEN OF COWES, The New Ocean Thoroughbreds
Book Number: 1720
Harrap Ltd., London. 1988 4to. hardcover. 220pp. full-page colour illus. Near Fine. / Near Fine d/w.
Keywords: One hundred of the finest
Price: $25.00
MAHAN, Alfred Thayer.:  THE INFLUENCE OF SEA POWER UPON HISTORY, 1660-1805
Book Number: 2324
Sydney. 1980. Books for Pleasure. 1st Australian edition. with b/w & colour illust. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 31 x 23.5. Fully illustrated version of Mahan's classic work where he postulated that the international power of a nation rested upon command of the sea lanes. Updated from 1783 to 1805.
Keywords: Military, navy, trade, routes, defence.
Price: $20.00
Walker and:  Techniques of Small Boat Racing
Book Number: 3193
Hodder and Stoughton 1968 4th impression Good copy in same d/w - clipped. drawings and diagrams, bibliography, 288pp
Keywords: Designed for the advanced racing sailor and written by acknowledged leaders in the in the major development class of planing boats
Price: $15.00
Lou d'Alpuget, Illustrated by Jack Earl:  SUCCESSFUL SAILING, From Beginner to Expert in Forty Classic Lessons
Book Number: 5087
Nelson 1974 4to. hardcover. 80 PP with 34 b/w photos and 40 figures. Very good. / Good+ d/w chipped on top edge
Keywords: sailing
Price: $15.00
Groser John:  ATLANTIC ADVENTURE.
Book Number: 6245
Ward Lock & cO lTd. 1968. 1st. Edition with a foreword by "Blondie" Hasler. A book about the single handed Trans Atlantic Race, particularly in 1968. Illustrated with b/w photos, maps, charts , plans and diagrams. Pp 160. Index and appendices. 8vo with dw. GOOD / GOOD
Keywords: yachting, sailing, adventure, singlehanded transatlantic race
Price: $15.00
Appleyard, S.F.:  Marine Electronic Navigation
Book Number: 6994
Routledge & Kegan Paul 1980. VeryGood. Crisp,clean and tight. Illustrated by maps and charts. 1st Ed 1st Pr. Binding is blue cloth in unclippped d/w.
Keywords: marine, boarting, yachting
Price: $20.00
HUTSON, A. B. A.:  THE NAVIGATOR'S ART
Book Number: 20354
London. 1974. Mills & Boon. 1st Ed. Illustrated pictorial boards, 192pp. with b/w photos and illustrations by Alec Davis. very good copy. 8vo. Columbus, Magellan and Drake. How it all started, the northern sailors, the great canoe navigators of the pacific, the compass and the chart, Indies east and west, Time is longitude, electrical aids to navigation, navigating an aeroplane, pilotage, fixing a ships position, lighthouses, buoys, tides, errors, animals and birds navigation, Making a quadrant, astrolabe sextant, northern sky, latitude and longitude, bibliography, index.
Keywords: Columbus, Magellan and Drake. How it all started, the northern sailors, the great canoe navigators of the pacific, the compass and the chart, Indies east and west, Time is longitude, electrical aids to navigation, navigating an aeroplane, pilotage, fixin
Price: $15.00
McCarthy, Mike:  Excavation of the Barque Day Dawn
Book Number: 23902
Western Australian Museum 1980. 1980, pb, Bw ill, Excellent. The excavation and identification of the Wreck of an Ex-American Whaler in the Cockburn Sound by the Maritime Archaeological Association of Western Australia 1976-1977. pp58 .
Keywords: shipwreck, The Excavation and Identification of the Wreck of and ex-American Whaler in Cockburn Sound by the Maritime Archaological Association of Western Australia 1976-77.
Price: $12.00
James Cook, Peter Petroff, John Ferguson,:  Sailing Endeavour - Including helpful Extracts from the Journal of James Cook, Navigator.
Book Number: 32831
Maritime Heritage Press 1994. 8vo. Illustrated wrappers. Immaginative Photographs taken by Rod McCloud. This is a superb collection of photographs showing the ship going through her paces from tranquil airs to the boisterous winds and rough seas of the Southern Ocean. The text includes extracts from the journal of James Cook with references to various aspects of ship handling. Such as Endeavour, square rigged sailing vessels. weather deck, layout of masts and spars, rigging and sails, workings of the ship, organisation of the crew, maintenance.
Keywords: Endeavour, square rigged sailing vessels. weather deck, layout of masts and spars, rigging and sails, workings of the ship, organisation of the crew, maintenance.
Price: $6.00
CHICHESTER, Francis, Sir:  GIPSY MOTH CIRCLES THE WORLD.
Book Number: 38681
London. 1967. Hodder & Stoughton. 1st Ed. with 7 maps and 5 line drawings, plus 40 pages with 14 colour and 39 b/w photos. Very good, foxing to edges. / good d/w chipped on top edge.
Keywords: Voyage from England and back with calls at Sydney, round Cape of Good Hope & Cape Horn when he was 65 years of age.
Price: $15.00

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