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Off The Deep End: A History Of Madness At Sea
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|This title releases November 7, 2017

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Confined in a small space for months on end, subject to ship's discipline and living on limited food supplies, many sailors of old lost their minds--and no wonder. Many still do. The result in some instances was bloodthirsty mutinies, such as the whaleboat…
The Adlard Coles Nautical Puzzle Book: Word Games, Brainteasers, Crosswords & More

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The Adlard Coles Nautical Puzzle Book is the ideal shipmate for all salty dogs, be they round-the-world racers, dinghy dabblers or armchair pirates. Small enough to stow away on the trimmest of decks, it's packed with 200 nautically-themed brain-teasers designed…
Titanic On Trial: The Night The Titanic Sank, Told Through The Testimonies Of Her Passengers And…

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Capturing the disbelief, the chaos and the terror of the fateful night the Titanic sank 100 years ago, Titanic on Trial brings to life the tragedy through the voices of those who survived it. Stories about the sinking have become legendary - how the band played…
Notable Boats: Small Craft, Many Adventures
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|March 7, 2017

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A charmingly illustrated selection of thirty-six iconic boats and the remarkable stories surrounding them.   Whether it be on a humble fishing boat, a canvas kayak, or a racing yacht, the allure of navigating across a brilliant blue sea is a pleasure that…
Iain Oughtred: A Life in Wooden Boats
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|October 30, 2009

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Britain’s wooden boat revival was a long time coming, but when it arrived there was one name that stood out above all others: Iain Oughtred. A former dinghy racer turned boatbuilder and designer, Iain developed a cult following both for the beauty of his…
The Adlard Coles Nautical Quiz Book: With 1,000 Questions
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|January 27, 2015

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The Adlard Coles Nautical Quiz Book is perfect for seafaring quizzers. It's divided into six nautically-flavored categories, each containing twenty rounds of graded questions. Categories cover: Personalities; History; Geography and weather; Literature and the…
Ultimate Classic Yachts: 20 Of The World's Most Beautiful Classic Yachts
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|October 13, 2015

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Former Classic Boat editor Nic Compton has spent over 20 years sailing and photographing classic yachts, and this is the culmination of his decades-long passion--a stunning collection showcasing the 20 most beautiful and fascinating classic boats still sailing…
The Anatomy Of Sail: The Yacht Dissected And Explained
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|April 21, 2015

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An encyclopedic compendium of every element of a yacht, this book contains a wealth of information for the aficionado as well as the newcomer, taking apart the sailboat to explore every part of it in depth. Gloriously illustrated with beautiful photography and…
How to Avoid a Lightning Strike: And 190 Essential Life Skills
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|September 12, 2014

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It’s an urban jungle out there, and if it’s not the survival of the fittest, it’s certainly the survival of the most practical. But how’s a boy or girl supposed to learn life’s essential practicalities in these days of hustle, bustle, and laid-back parenting? How…
The Shipping Forecast: A Miscellany
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|September 1, 2016

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The rhythmic lullaby of ‘North Utsire, South Utsire’ has been lulling the nation’s insomniacs to sleep for over 90 years. It has inspired songs, poetry and imaginations across the globe – as well as providing a very real service for the nation’s seafarers who…
Why Sailors Can't Swim and Other Marvellous Maritime Curiosities
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|July 28, 2013

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Why will a sailor never go to sea on Friday 13th? Why are boats always referred to as 'she'? How do you navigate the ocean without a compass? Does the Bermuda Triangle really exist? Why do sailors wear earrings? Did Blackbeard actually exist? Did Nelson really…