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Sports & Recreation:Sailing

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South Eastern Sail: From the Medway to the Solent, 1840-1940, Bouquet, Michael
1 Bouquet, Michael South Eastern Sail: From the Medway to the Solent, 1840-1940
UK David & Charles 1972 0715355929 / 9780715355923 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
From sources as far apart as New York and New Zealand, from public and private collections and from his own collection, the author has chosen over 100 pictures ( many never published before ) to illustrate the shipping and harbours of Kent, Sussex and Hampshire in the golden age of sale. There is a facsimile of a shipping insurance certificate loose in the book. There is some writing in pencil on the fep. saying '36 photos of Shoreham vessels.' The D/J shows light edge wear especially to the top of the rear panel and spine. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
The New Glenans Sailing Manual., Centre nautique des Glenans.
2 Centre nautique des Glenans. The New Glenans Sailing Manual.
UK David & Charles. 1978 0715374702 / 9780715374702 Reprint1989 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
This is a practical and authoritative and remarkably comprehensive manual, each chapter is a complete handbook on its particular subject and can be studied either by referring to the illustrations and captions alone ( there are over 700 hundred of them ), or by reading the accompanying text. Easy to follow and difficult to forget, the explanations ensure a high level of proficiency and safety at sea. There is light marking to the page edges and the DW has a small nick on the top. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
Tracy Edwards: Living Every Second: The Autobiography of the Whitbread Round-the-world Champion, Edwards, Tracy
3 Edwards, Tracy Tracy Edwards: Living Every Second: The Autobiography of the Whitbread Round-the-world Champion
UK. Hodder & Stoughton Ltd 2001 0340770422 / 9780340770429 1st Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 Signed by Author(s)
Tracy Edwards is a true heroine of our time. Against unimaginable odds she captained the first all -woman crew in the longest, toughest yacht race in the world. With courage, adventure, humour, and gritty determination, this is an enthralling story and a unique insight into the making of a heroine. There is the authors signature and dedication on the title page. The boards and D/W have indents to them. 
Price: 14.50 GBP
4 Flanagan Adrian Over the Top the First Lone Yachtsman to Sail Vertically Around the World.
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 2008 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 64mo - up to 3 
In 1975 when Adrian Flanagan was 15,he read Sir Francis Chichester's account of his circumnavigation around the world and a dream began to form.Thirty years later on 28 October 2005, Adrian set sail from the south coast of England on his quest to voyage vertically around the earth by the most difficult route imaginable,via Cape Horn and the ice bound waters of the Russian Artic. After 30,825 miles,he arrived home on 21 May 2008 ,with a Royal Navy escort. This hardback book is in V/G condition with a slight spine lean. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
5 Harris B.robert Modern Sailing Catamarans
London Nicholas Kaye 1966 Reprint Hardcover Poor Good Book 8vo - over 7 
This book is in good condition ,the d/w is intact but rubbed and wornon all edges and corners and picture. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
6 Harvey Derek Multihulls for Cruising and Racing
London Adlard Coles 1992 0713635622 / 9780713635621 Reprint 1992 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 

Price: 12.50 GBP
7 Hay David & Joan The Solent from the Sea
London Edward Stanford Ltd 1972 0540009520 / 9780540009527 First Edition Hard Cover/Cloth Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
This is the second in a series of four books,covering the East and South Coast of England.The D/W is lightly sunned. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
Marked for Misfortune, Hood Jean
8 Hood Jean Marked for Misfortune
London Conway 2003 0851779417 / 9780851779416 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
The book and dw are in very good condition .An epic tale of shipwreak, human endeavour and survival in the age of sail. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
9 Jones Tristan Saga of a Wayward Sailor
Toronto Bodley Head 1980 0370302737 / 9780370302737 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 
The book d/w has a slight tear on fold of d/w and has self wear but otherwise good. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
Vintage Boats: Preservation and Restoration, Lewis, John
10 Lewis, John Vintage Boats: Preservation and Restoration
UK David & Charles 1975 0715368869 / 9780715368862 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
This is an entirely unique book with out-standing illustrations which will have an appeal to all who have any interest in old craft, be they sailing or power. It also has enough practical information to be considerable value to anyone contemplating the restoration of an old craft. There is a small mark on the back cover. The D/J has a small hole in the back panel and on the spine, it is also price clipped. it also has light shelf-wear. A good tight clean copy. 
Price: 22.50 GBP
Build Your Own Boat: Building and Fitting Out for Sail and Power, Nicolson, Ian
11 Nicolson, Ian Build Your Own Boat: Building and Fitting Out for Sail and Power
UK Allen & Unwin 1982 0046230149 / 9780046230142 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Pictorial covers Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
By following the authors instructions, and backed up by many sketches and diagrams, the enthusiast will find that he too can singlehandedly, or with help, build, fit-out and launch a boat as sound and seaworthy, and far bigger, than any vessel he could afford to buy from a boat builder. The hard covers are lightly faded down the spine. A good, clean and tight copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
12 Novak Skip Fazisi the Joint Venture
London Sidgwick & Jackson 1990 0283060530 / 9780283060533 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
This is the story of the Americans and Soviets racing in the same boat together in the Whitbread round the World yacht race. this is a first edition hardback book in very good condition as is the D/W 
Price: 12.00 GBP
Inshore-Offshore: Racing, Cruising and Design, Pocock, Michael
13 Pocock, Michael Inshore-Offshore: Racing, Cruising and Design
UK Olympic Marketing Corp 1986 0851773893 / 9780851773896 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Usually cruising, but often racing, the author with both family and crew has covered thousands of miles around Britain and across the Atlantic. When ashore he practised as a yacht designer. The chapters in this book are therefore a mixture of some cruising or racing stories with a strong ' lessons learnt ' element, while his discussion on design reflects his seagoing experience as well as his flair for naval architecture. A clean tight copy. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping ( second class ) is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
Survive the Savage Sea, Robertson, Dougal
14 Robertson, Dougal Survive the Savage Sea
London Elek 1973 0236154613 / 9780236154616 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
The d/w is lightly shelf worn. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
The China Voyage :a Pacific Quest By Bamboo Raft., Severin Tim.
15 Severin Tim. The China Voyage :a Pacific Quest By Bamboo Raft.
London Little Brown & Co. 1994 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 
China voyage is the extrordinary story of how six men and women made maritime history. Their purpose, to test the theory that Asian raft sailors reached America some 2000 years ago. Their experience provides us with one of the most remarkable sea adventures ever told.This is a 1st Edition secondhand book in blue cloth covers in very good condition, the dustwrapper is slightly damaged but good. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
16 Turne Ted & Gary Jobson The Racing Edge
New York Simon Schuster 1979 0671244191 / 9780671244194 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 
Book is yellowing on pages also were fold the fold has left a stain slight foxing on pages d//w yellowed and nibbled and bumpt. 
Price: 8.00 GBP

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