Ships & boats: general interest

    Boats, Smoke, Steam amd Folk: Exploring the Canals of the West Midlands

    By Robert Davies

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    This affectionate book explores the stories behind the canals of the Midlands

    Ships in Focus Record 16

    By Ships In Focus Publications

    Paperback £6.66

    The Vectis Connection: Pioneering Isle of Wight Air Services

    By Peter Newberry

    Paperback Save £3.52 = £11.43

    Ships in Focus Record 15

    By John Clarkson

    Paperback £6.66

    Titanic: A Survivor\'s Story & The Sinking of the S.S. Titanic

    By Archibald Gracie

    Paperback Save £2.94 = £10.56

    This text provides a record of one of the most traumatic events in maritime history - the sinking of the Titanic. Not only does Colonel Archibald Gracie detail his own experiences on that fateful night, he has traced other survivors and catalogued their own version of events.

    The Yorkshire Ouse Navigation

    By Mike Taylor

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    A photographic history of the Yorkshire Ouse navigation

    Why Didn\'t I Think of That?: 1,198 Tips from 222 Sailors on 120 Boats from 9 Countries

    By John Roberts

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    Cruising on a small boat is a continuous learning experience. This title brings together the lessons learned, the tested advice, and solutions of more than 200 sailors from around the world. It also includes nearly 1,200 tips on many things, from anchors to bilge pumps, refrigeration to communication, and food...

    The International Marine Log Book

    By C.D. Nouse

    Hardback Save £3.94 = £12.05

    Allows you to record anything from bare piloting details to names and anecdotes. This title intends to encourage good piloting, train you to be a careful observer of weather, stimulate you to run through a vital maintenance checklist, and serve as a compendium of interesting information about your boat.

    Exploring the New River

    By Michael Essex-Lopresti

    Paperback Save £1.12 = £7.84

    The New River is neither new nor a river but a 400-year-old man-made waterway between Ware and Stoke Newington. This book should be of interest to local historians and those who wish to walk the canal.

    Sextant Handbook

    By Bruce A. Bauer

    Paperback Save £3.14 = £10.85

    A guide to buying, adjusting, using, and repairing sextants. It includes a list of distributors, manufacturers, and dealers worldwide, a discussion of various trends, and hints, including sighting with eyeglasses and using a Rude starfinder.

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