Bargain Basement. A miscellany of sailing books all $5.00 ea.

All in fair to very good condition (except "By Way of Cape Horn" ; some tears to cover).

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code: HC = Hard Cover , SC = soft cover, pp.=pages, PH=photos,  F-fine condition VF=Very Fine

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Bertrand: Born to Win by Patrick Robinson with John Bertrand

How many books are genuinely hard to put down? This is one.

The thrilling tale of how Australia took the America's Cup, defeating the apparently bullet-proof Dennis Conner.

As much psychological as seamanly, written by a professional author whose skill adds enormously to the strength of the narrative.

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A very satisfying read. Read it and pass it on, every recipient will thank you.

384 pp. hard cover over 12 photos B&W

Fine condition but dust cover ragged

$19.00

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Sir James Hardy - an Adventurous Life by Robert Mundle

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as good a biography as you will ever read: from heroic endeavour to deep grief, the man achieved much and endured a great deal

well worth reading, written by a well respected author of many other sailing books listed here

286 pp. 30 photos in separate section.Very Fine Condition

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Australia's First Fleet by Jonathan King

240 pp. soft cover. over 100 photos all colour plus historic prints and pictures, with maps.

Very Good condition, some creasing of covers front rear.

An informative and visually pleasing account of the reenactment by the tall ships in 1988 

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Learning the Ropes by Eric Newby

The author's experiences as an apprentice in 1938, comprehensively illustrated with his own camera.

Newby became one of the best loved English travel writers. This book is the spictorial history of his first voyage before the mast later describd in "The Last Grain Race".

A fascinating period in merchant navy work, as the windjammers began to vanish, grain carrying being one of their last hurrahs.

142 pp. large format 10" x 10". over 150 photos all B&W of artistic quality . Very Fine condition

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Grain Race by Eric Newby

A companion to The Last Grain Race providing an impressive set of photos of the voyage of the Moshulu

All  by the author over 150 fine photos B&.W..

126 pp. very good condition in clear wrapper. A collector's piece

will not disappoint.

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The James Craig Story by Jeff Toghill

The stirring tale of the history then abandonment then recovery and the massive task of complete restoration to full seaworthiness. The full story of one of SHF's finest possessions by one of the workers

Drawings, old documents 

Soft cover 90 pp. approx 100 photos mostly colour many "people" photos taken during restoration

 

Good condition apart from some slight curling of corners 

 

 

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Ships and the Sea. Ship paintings by Oswald Brett

NOTE. THIS SECOND-HAND COPY HAS SOLD BUT THE BOOK IS AVAILABLE NEW: Go to "NEW BOOKS" in the menu above

 

 A book of  superb paintings of famous sailing ships, working sail from colonial times, warships and modern freighters  by Australian Oswald Brett. The author tells his own story: learning to paint in Sydney as a boy; war service at sea and global travels. Paintings of The Golden Hind, James Craig, Endeavour, the First Fleet, Queen Elizabeth, Cutty Sark, Bounty, Bismarck and many more.

 

There are paintings by other artists, John Alcott, Charles Pears, Anton Otto Fischer and Charles Robert Patterson.

Hard cover 192 pp. pub. 2014.     approx Square format  26 x 24 mm

 

 

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Sailing Alone around the World by Joshua Slocum (himself)

The author's account of his astounding first: a voyage around the world, in 1895

296 pp. some hand drawings, maps. soft cover

 Fine condition with one crease across top RHS front

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Survive the Savage Sea by Dougal Robertson

A tale of the  surprising survival of the author and his family, in their schooner attacked by killer whales in the Atlantic. Guaranteed thrilling read of the skill and determination of this one-time Scottish farmer.

222 pp. 10 photos, many very fine line drawings 

Very fine condition

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A Voyage for Madmen by Peter Nichols

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An extraordinary account of a round the world yacht race by nine men, single-handed.

It didn't end well for most

It could be a novel but is not.

300 pp. 20 photos all B&W in centre section.

soft cover Very Good condition some creasing at corners of cover

 

notes from LibraryThing website

In 1968, nine sailors set off on the most daring race ever held: to single-handedly circumnavigate the globe nonstop. It was a feat that had never been accomplished and one that would forever change the face of sailing. Ten months later, only one of the nine men would cross the finish line and earn fame, wealth, and glory. For the others, the reward was madness, failure, and death. In this extraordinary book, Peter Nichols chronicles a contest of the individual against the sea, waged at a time before cell phones, satellite dishes, and electronic positioning systems. A Voyage for Madmen is a tale of sailors driven by their own dreams and demons, of horrific storms in the Southern Ocean, and of those riveting moments when a split-second decision means the difference between life and death.

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Veteran Ships of Australia and New Zealand by Graeme Andrews

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Features our Lady Hopetoun!

A very pleasing study of vintage and veteran ships , sail and steam, from tugs to ferries to yachts and dredges.

two copies

1. Signed by the author Very Fine condition in plastic wrapper

2. very Fine condition

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Mate in Sail by Capt. James Gaby. two editions

two editions differing only in their dust covers:

Both editions 1974. .

1. a copy signed by the author. tall ship cover

2. portrait cover

The personal history of a master in the heroic days of tall-masted shipping  at its peak. 

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 288 pp. over 100 illustrations, some emotive colour paintings

Fine condition. Slight tears in dust covers

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Windjammers, the Final Story by Robert Carter

A collectors piece of fine marine art and tall ship history.

 

Used, New condition 

Robert Carter collected data for this book for over 30 years.

An impressive collection including maritime paintings by the author.

It is an anthology of stories, anecdotes, poems, photographs and drawings depicting life, culture and activities in the last commercial sailing ships between the years 1906 and 1957 and is illustrated with 42  paintings.

Each work imparts a wonderful sense of motion in the sea and sails

The information  was recorded first-hand from the final generation of sailing ship mariners. As there are very few still living, this book will be the last to use the words of those who experienced life in these ships.

Format: Hardcover with a 128 gsm glossy art paper dust jacket.
Pages:
 304, printed on 120 gsm wood-free paper
Colour: 51 colour plates and 35 photographs printed on 128 gsm glossy art paper.
Dimensions: 290 x 210 mm
Weight: 1.5 kg

 

 

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The Unlikely Voyage of Jack de Crow by AJ MacKinnon

Could be fiction but it isn't.

Saying "Must Read" is impolite, but you "Could Read" this story and be amazed and delighted.

A school teacher, seeking change, sets off from mid-Shropshire in his newly-acquired second-hand Mirror dinghy towards the river Severn, but somehow finishes up in Romania on the Black Sea.

 

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paperback 350 pp. good condition. some sunning and small cover dents

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Twenty Six Historic Ships by Frederic Stanhope Hill First Edition pub. 1903

Rare and significant as a collectors item.

It has clearly been treasured by as many as three owners since 1908.

note: the frontispiece is faint as the bookbinder has protected it with  sheet of tissue paper!

512 pp. over 30 illustrations incl paintings and drawings

well used condition but undamaged.  Uncut art paper pages

A fine volume to be proud of

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Fair Winds and Foul by Frederic Perry

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An account of life on an American Clipper ship in the late 19th century at the height of the clipper ships' service. Such amazing adventures that it could seem to be fiction, but it's not. Gripping stuff

204 pp. some illustrations   1979 facsimile of the edition published 1927. 

Very fine condition.  

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Under Sail in the Last of the Clippers by Frederick W Wallace

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pub. 1936 reprint 1986

250 pp. over 20 illustrations , some exciting action images

Very Fine condition  as new in clear wrapper.

a book for the avid reader and collector

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The Way of a Ship by Derek Lundy

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" All you need to enjoy this book is an appreciation of good writing and thrilling stories".

448 pp. soft cover . 

very good firm condition no creasing. some slight scuffing of spine.

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The Clipper Ship Era by Arthur H Clark

A very fine, well-researched and very readable history of the Packet Ships and Clippers of the late 18th and 19th century onward. Examined ocean by ocean, nation by nation, port by port.

404 pp. some illustrations mainly paintings all B&W.

Hard covers cloth bound

Very good condition, finely preserved in high quality plastic

 

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The Sailors Way by Captain A R Evans

"Not tripe" Seamen's stories can seem unreal in a pub but these are true, and thrilling to use an over-worked word. But memorable. The reminiscences of a tall ship master, a man to be respected, judging by his portrait.

234 pp. 10 photos all B&W  published and reprinted 1934.

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Square Rigger Days by CW Donnville Fife

Hard to place a value on this historic volume, a first edition but undated,  at a guess, about 1920. It is well illustrated with over 60 finely-reproduced photos.

It is the personal and exciting reminiscences of 12 former sea captains in the heyday of sail, but as steam began to take hold.

252 pp. Fait condition, with some dents, discolouration of binding  and fraying. But no damage to contents. Uncut art paper, large print. A weighty significant book to provide years of pleasure.

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The Best of Nautical Quarterly vol. 1 The Lure of Sail. ed. Palley and Dalton

Eighteen article drawn from 50 issues of the magazine published quarterly from 1978 to 1990 

192 pp. over 100 photos all colour.  Tables and drawings  index

Fine condition hard cover

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All Piss and Wind by David Salter

David Salter lives in Sydney and is an independent TV producer and journalist with the Daily Telegraph and The Bulletin.

His autobiography is an instructive and enjoyable read.

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The Fishing History of Caithness by lain Sutherland

Deeply researched and highly readable as a history of a tough occupation.

160 pp. many drawings maps and tables.

Fine condition

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Matthew Everingham A First Fleeter and His Times by Valerie Ross

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162 pp. over 30 photos and maps and drawings

Fine condition. some slight scuffing of dust cover edges and toning of pages

 

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Cape Horn Passage by WM Hutton 1st edition

A well-written enjoyable yarn gripping at times. Large clear type on heavy paper.

160pp. 0ver 15 illustrations paintings and photos

Good condition Some foxing of pages. 

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Windjammer 'Prentice by Capt. Vincent Large

An absorbing autobiography of the author's life at sea beginning as an apprentice in Liverpool 306 pp. 

15 photos all B&W  Very Good  condition, some marks on cover, small tears in dust jacket

An inspiring story

 

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Royal Yachts of Europe by Reginald Crabtree

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96pp. Fine condition. Lavishly illustrated

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Splendour of the Seas by Capt. Frank H Shaw

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206 pp.  5 photos

Very Good condition. some toning some tears to dust cover edges

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Shanghaiing Days by Richard H Dillon

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346 pp. Very good condition ex-library copy

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Coming South. Produced by the Australia Post Philatelic Group

The histories of the images once published as postage stamps are here examined in great detail, copiously illustrated mostly in colour.

40 pp. large format over 100 illustrations, paintings drawings and images of the relevant stamp issues.

A beautiful production including much historical text accompanying each subject, by David Day.

Very Fine condition

 

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Blue Gum Clippers and Whale Ships of Tasmania

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Well-written and deeply researched,  a scholarly and readable study of a little known part of the shipping industry. "Blue Gum" refers to the material of their construction a fact viewed with some circumspection by Lloyds

260 pp. over 20 illustrations, photos and paintings

Good condition some sunning of pages. dust cover intact

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The Golden Age of Sail Australia and NZ by Capt. John Noble

A pictorial history of full-riggers. 

116pp. over 100 photos all B&W of ships, crews, ports storms at sea, life below, life above

Fine condition. Some sunning of spine. A book to pick up and browse at leisure 

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Master of Cape Horn: WA Nelson 1839 - 1929. by Hugh Falkus

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158 pp. some photos. Documents, itineraries and drawings

Very Fine condition, in clear plastic wrapper

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Sea Fever by AH Rasmussen

The autobiography of a Norwegian boy who always wanted to go to sea.

with pen and ink drawings

160 pp. very fine condition

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Wind From the East by WH Potts

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A master mariner's memoir of a life at sea and on lands far from home,  filled with adventure, fear, delight but always satisfaction at a job done well.

Reads like a thriller novel

250 pp. very good condition in firm binding, some sunning of binding edges.

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There Was a Ship by C Fox Smith

Wonderful memoirs from several sea captains about their ships and fearful situations they found themslves in, around the world, from Bengal to Cape Horn to Australia and the West Indies.

Adventure described with skill; a rewarding read

200 pp.  8 illustrations drawings and paintings.

1st edition 1929 Good condition, firm binding, sunning of borders

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The Twilight of Sail by Robin Knox-Johnston

Superb action photos of the joys and fearful hardships endured by crewmen of the tall ships in their last days up to the end of WWI. The opening of Panama Canal which could not be traversed by sail was a major blow.

190 pp. over 120 very fine photos all captioned plus 40 pages of introductory text, also illustrated.

Fine condition in fitted clear plastic sleeve.

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Champion of Sail. RW Leyland and his Shipping Line by David Walker

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190 pp. over 100 photos, documents and drawings

Very Fine condition in clear plastic wrapper

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Argosy of Sail; a photographic history by Clifford W Hawkins

Representing 45 years of roaming the world with camera, the collection is fascinatingly varied, from New Zealand to Singapore to Copenhagen.

A book to enjoy from time to time. Text introduction to each chapter of pictures from a part of the world, plus captions to each photo.

180pp. over 200 photos, mostly large format A4 size . A work of art

Very Fine condition, in clear plastic wrapper.

 

 

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The China Bird by David R MacGregor

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A "China Bird" was a skipper in the tea trade from China to Britain.

This is the story of one James Killick whose name survives as a partner in ship broking.

224 pp. over 100 photos, drawings, paintings, tables, letters and documents

A very well-written study of a high-stakes, exciting game.

Very Fine condition in plastic wrapper

 

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Mariner's Tale by Capt Wilfred H Scott-Shawe and Alan Wyles

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An absorbing account of the Captain's career from 16 year-old apprentice to captain on square-riggers. The voyages  described in detail include one London - Sydney and Sydney - Newcastle.

A thoroughly satisfying read.

210 pp. some photos

Book Fine condition, dust cover fair condition in plastic wrapper

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Everest the Hard Way by Chris Bonnington

218 pp. hard  back cloth bound over 80 photos mostly colour Glossary Index

Fine condition dust cover some scuffing.

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The Music of Five Oceans by AA Hurst

"An ideal book for the seafarer or the landlubber who craves the smell of Stockholm Tar.--who wishes to be whiled away by the sound of the wind in the sails of a square rigged ship."

Stories and pictures of the work of the men and ships of the great age of sail -- approximating that of "James Craig".

158 pp. index. approx 40 photos all B&W.

An absorbing read, and a book to pass on to others.

Very good condition. dust cover has some scuffing plus small tear one corner.

 

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The Romance of Sail by Michael Leitch

A photo album of scenes from all eras . Profusely illustrated, photos drawings paintings and maps. mostly B&W

Informative text.

122 pp. over 150 illustrations. 50 in colour

Very fine condition

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The Romance of the Clipper Ships by Frank Mason.

Selections from Basil Lubbock "Sail"

A ship by ship history of some of the finest examples of the fully-rigged merchant vessesl from 1835 to Medway in 1902.

Illustrations, paintings, some colour,  and drawings.

A valuable and insightful record

160 pp.  hard cover

Very good condition, dust cover slight tear and scuffing.

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Sail in the South photos from the AD Edwardes collection. text by Ronald Parsons

206 pp. over 200 photos all B&W Historic photos collected by A D Edwardes from 1925 on,  photos dating from 1870s

A fascinating dip into history  especially the men of the times whose lives are vividly depicted. 

All Fine condition.

Enthralling in places, so evocative are  the pictures

Two editions in stock: see images for the difference, which is only in the design of the dust cover

 

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The America's Cup by Bill Baverstock

A gripping account of the "Brash Australian Challenges to the holy grail of yachting".

plus a short  history of the races the origins and the ships and crews. From 1851 to publication 1967, including Britain's Sceptre and Sovereign debacles.

Table of races from 1851 and glossary of sailing terms.

174 pp. over 100 photos some colour.  Tables and lists long index

Very good condition but some creasing and tearing of dust cover edges. A book not to be put down once started!

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Fastnet. Force 10 by John Rousmaniere

The deadliest storm in the history of modern sailing. The Fastnet Rock yacht race of 1979.

Not a pretty story but a fully researched tale of how this disastrous event played out.

Meteorology is studied and a stage by step account is given  of the plotting positions such as The Western Approaches, Toscana etc.

An engrossing read; "sure footed handling of a complex narrative".

286 pp. over 40 photos, maps and meteorological diagrams.

soft cover, some scuffing of edges. tight binding.

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Sailing The Great Races by Robin Burton

Foreword by Chay Blyth

A pictorial record of various aspects of ocean sail races

Descriptions of each ship and events.

158  pp. over 100 photos all colours.  Some drawings  ndex

Fine condition some curing of dust cover edges

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Samuel Bate a Singular Character

The biography of a real mariner in the days of sail, set in many countries over many voyages in full-riggers.

pub 1987 Very  good condition dust cover. 200 pp. some photos B&W. Long index.

a good read for any follower of the sea and sailing

 

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Tall Ships. The World of Sail Training by Maldwin Drummond

A large format pictorial describing tall ships generally and individual vessels. Forweword by HRH Duke of Edinburgh

160 pp. 200 photos all B&W. some fine drawings. A book to pore ovder.

Fine condition

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Pacific Sail by Roger Morris

Four centuries of Western ships in the Pacific Ocean.

Many fine drawings approx. 100 beautifully detailed paintings mostly colour and maps

192 pp. Fine condition some creasing of dust cover margins.

An elegant and scholarly history

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Bluewater Bushmen by Bruce Stannard

An absorbing history of yacht racing on Sydney Harbour.  Many photos of racing yachts especially the famous 18-footers and the spectator ferries 

174 pp. approx 120 photos all B&W.

Fine condition paperback

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Classic Classes by Vanessa Bird

A virtual catalogue in very readable form of the finest in competitive yacht design

image show a typical chapter heading.

there is a chart of sail insignia, full index, full spec of each type

160 pp. over 200 photos mostly colour

Very Fine condition in perfect wrapper

no coffee table book!

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100 Years of Yachting on Port Phillip Bay by Chris de Fraga

210 p. hard cover index no illus. appendices of members, boats, events,  etc.

Fine condition dustcover good

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Yacht Racing Tactics by J Schult

210 pp. many drawings and photos

Good condition in plastic protector.

inscribed "T E Mort"

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Sail Changes by Roger Morris

Tall ships in New Zealand waters. For 180 years from the early 19th century to the 1980s, shown in beautifully produced watercolour paintings and drawings 

48 pp. hard cover book very fine condition small tear in dust cover back.

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Fatal Storm by Rob Mundle

The full story from Start to Finish of the horrific experience of the 54th Sydney Hobart in 1998

320 pp. soft cover some photo sections in colour

Fine condition

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Semper Fidelis by Sandra Gorter

"Forever  Faithful"

50 Years of the ocean greyhound Fidelis. . see precis on back cover

160 pp. full index pub. 2014. Very Fine condition

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First Lady by Kay Cottee

Her historic solo voyage told by herself in day-by-day detail

226 pp., over 30 photos mostly in colour

hard cover Fine condition some minor creasing of dust cover edges

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At One with the Sea

190 pp. hard cover very good condition with laminated dust cover. three photo sections, many in colour.

the astonishing news story of June 1978 that a lone woman from an NZ sheep farming family had circumnavigated the globe via Cape Horn

stirring stuff

 

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The Tall Ships by Hyla M Clark

The epic gathering in 1976 in NY of tall ships of the world

approx.  200 pp. (not numbered). over 200 photos mostly colour

fair condition soft cover some scuffing and minor dent

 

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The Complete Book of Sailing by Peter Cook and Barbara Webb

A serious book about boat design, and building sailing techniques, navigation, wind scales

Well-illustrated with diagrams many photos all B&W 

300 pp. Hard Cover indexed Very Good condition with some scuffing of corners 

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Paddle to the Arctic by Don Starkell

An amazing tale. How to cross the Arctic by kayak and sledge made by lashing two kayaks together, drawn by huskies.

312 pp.  photo sections all B&W published 1992

Very Good condition with only slight creasing to the top of the dust cover. Some sunning of page tops externally

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Yachting in Australia by Lou D'Alpuget with Tony Mooney

326 pp. well-illustrated with photos B&W and diagrams. Some charts and tables. A very broad in depth study of sailing all over Australia and research into boat types and buidling and many of the author's experiences. Fully Indexed. Hard cover published 1980. A fine reference work

two copies: one  with dust cover one without.

Both good condition.

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Dalpuget no dust cover OR with dustcover

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Around the World in Wanderer II by Eric Hiscock

274 pp. 32 photos B&W. Plans of vessel and charts.

hard cover.  The absorbing account of the author's brave voyage with his family and crew.

Very good condition tight binding some scuffing of corners

$10.00

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