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Born to Win - the Dramatic Story Behind the America's Cup 1983

by John Bertrand as Told to Patrick Robinson - Forword By Richard Bach

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Riley Books
Published
1986
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Good
ISBN
9780553172492
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£8.21

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Bantam Books, 1986. Glossy covers with no creases. 385 clean pages. Illustrated. A book that has been carefully read.. Trade Paperback. Good. 9in x 6in. Sailing.
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Red Mutiny - Mutiny, Revolution and Revenge on the Battleship Potemkin

by Neal Bascomb

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Riley Books
Published
2008
Condition
New
ISBN
9780753823712
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£4.10

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London: Phoenix, 2008. This is a new and unread copy of this book, but two pages of the index to the rear of the book have sustained mild damage in the binding process resulting in a small closed tead to the bottom of the pages. This does not affect the text, but hence the low price. Otherwise no faults or… Read more
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Taking on the World

by Ellen MacArthur

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Riley Books
Published
2003
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780141006970
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£4.10

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Penguin Books, 2003. An excellent copy of this book. No creases to the spine or to the covers. 194 tight clean pages. Illustrated.. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Autobiography.
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History of the World's Warships

by Christopher Chant

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Riley Books
Published
2001
Condition
Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9781853614866
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£10.60

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U K: J Webb, 2001. Glossy laminated covers. 433 clean pages plus index. Fully illustrated throughout. The page edges are a little 'dusty'. There is a slight 'movement' to the book. The jacket has mild shelfwear and a closed tear to the top corner. This is a very heavy book and has been priced to include any extra postage needed… Read more
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War at Sea - Witness to World War II

by Karen Farrington

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Riley Books
Published
1995
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781856052658
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£6.84

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U K: Blitz Editions, 1995. Bright laminated glossy boards. 80 clean and very well illustrated pages.. Large Laminated Book. Very Good. 11in x 8 1/2in. Naval Warfare.
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Canoeing Skills and Canoe Expedition Technique for Teachers and Leaders

by Squdron Leader P. F. Williams RAF

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Riley Books
Published
1972
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
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£5.47

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London: Pelham books, 1972. A very good copy of this book. 151 bright clean pages plus index. Very well illustrated. The jacket is also in very good condition, with no creases and only the smallest sign of wear to the back bottom corner tip. School library with one neat stamp under fly-leaf.. Reprint. Hard Back. Very Good/Very Good. Sport.
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Sailing School - an Illustrated Course in Dinghy and Small Cruiser Sailing

by Doug Schryver

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Riley Books
Published
1988
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780356127385
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£9.58

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London: Macdonald Queen Anne Press, 1988. An excellent copy of this book. No creases to the spine or to the covers. 192 very bright, clean pages. Packed with text and illustrations. - a fully illustrated guide to the techniques of dinghy and small cruiser sailing, specially commissioned step-by-step photographs, an explanation of basic aerodynamic and hydrdynamic principles,heavy weather techniques and… Read more
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Longitude

by Dava Sobel

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Riley Books
Published
1998
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Paperback
ISBN
9781857025712
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£4.10

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London: Forth Estate, 1998. An excellent copy of this book. New and unread. Wonderful ' peephole ' cover, one peephole showing John Harrison and another showing his timepiece. No creases to the spine or to the covers.--- at the heart of this fascinating history of astronomy, navigation and horology stands the figure of John Harrison, self taught Yorkshire clockmaker, and… Read more
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Shipmaster

by Gwyn Griffin

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Riley Books
Published
1961
Condition
Very Good
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£4.10

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U. K.: Companion Book Club, 1961. A very good copy of this book. Very clean, white pages. The jacket is clean and complete but is faded to the spine. - A story of mutiny on thr high seas.. Hard Back. Very Good/Good. Naval Adventure.
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The Sealers

by Peter Tutein, Translated By Eugene Gay-Tifft

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Riley Books
Published
1938
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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£10.95

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London: Cassell and Company, 1938. Binding is grey cloth; 247 pages. Spine is cocked from being read. Bottom right hand corner of front cover has a minor bump. Some slight edgewear and light soiling. Internally clean, with no inscriptions or marks.. First. Hard Back. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Ernst Hansen. 8" x 6". Autobiography.
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The Past Afloat

by Anthony Burton

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Riley Books
Published
1982
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780233974330
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£8.21

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U. K.: Andre Deutsch, 1982. 191 very clean pages packed with text and illustrations - photographs. This book is an introduction to Britain's seafaring history. It tells the absorbing story of the working vessels of the past, how they were desined and built, what sails and rigging they carried, and how and when steam took over. Anthony Burton's meticulously researched… Read more
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Plain Sailing: Dinghy

by Crab Searl, Introduction By Peter Milne

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Riley Books
Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First British
ISBN
9782854290073
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£13.68

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London: Chancerel, 1975. Some minor edgewear, mainly at the corners. Small pen mark to top right hand corner of opening page.96 pages. One of a series of three books compiled from the long-running Evening News feature "Plain Sailing", this volume dealsnwith small boats and starting to sail. Drawingsm diagrams and texts combine to provide a background for learning to sail… Read more
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The Complete Guide to Windsurfing

by Jeremy Evans

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Riley Books
Published
1983
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780237457457
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£4.10

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London: Evans Brothers Ltd, 1983. A very comprensive book all about the art of windsurfing.Packed full of techniques, Handling skills, getting started etc.This is a large soft cover book with pages of colour pictures and easy to read text. This copy is an ex college lib and has been used but is not damaged apart from one small lib stamp… Read more
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Ship

by David Macaulay

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Riley Books
Published
1994
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780751370225
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£10.95

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London: Dorling Kindersley, 1994. Today the small wooden ships called caravels would hardly be noticed in a port full of modern sailing vessels. But in their day, they were a technological triumph - the space shuttles of the fifteenth century. The creation of the caravel, a ship ideally suited to the uncertainties of coastal exploration and transatlantic travel, changed the… Read more
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