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  • $13.95
    Maryland's famed tidewater region is a wellspring of gourmet delights. One of our most popular titles, A Cook's Tour of the Eastern Shore has earned a reputation as the cookbook of regional fare. Included are recipes for fish, crabs, clams, and oysters; breads, pones, beaten biscuits, vegetables,...
  • $17.95
     A beginner's text, giving straightforward explanations of everything you need to know to find your way across the bay or around the globe, this book takes you step-by-step through celestial navigation. You'll learn how to use the Nautical Almanac, chronometer, sextant, star finder, and both the ...
  • $16.95
     Over the years since its first publication in 1972, more than 30,000 bluewater sailors have looked to this book when injury or illness struck at sea. Virtually every accident or ailment that might happen when professional medical care is unavailable is squarely faced and dealt with, using layman...
  • $59.95
     The Merchant Marine is composed of all the commercial ships of a country and the personnel that man them. The American Merchant Seaman's Manual has been the primary seamanship text and reference book for the American Merchant Marine for more than sixty years. Merchant mariners going to sea for t...
  • $36.85 $55.00
    Applied Naval Architecture is intended for undergraduate students of many of the disciplines in maritime affairs, including marine engineering, marine transportation, nautical science, shipbuilding or ship production (shipyard apprentice schools), marine electrical engineering, meteorology, and o...
  • $30.95
    Initially created as a course curriculum for classes in sail vessel operations at the Maine Maritime Academy, this work has been developed to provide a firm foundation for men and women working toward earning U.S. Coast Guard licenses to operate auxiliary-powered sailing yachts and vessels. The b...
  • $20.95 $24.95
    According to Captain Hooyer, forces acting on the ship have an effective lever arm with respect to a hypothetical pivot point. The forces creating or affecting this pivot point include the ship’s motion, underwater resistance, and momentum. The book will be particularly helpful to pilots and ship...
  • $10.95
    Sooner or later everyone who ventures out on the water will encounter strong winds and confused seas, fog, thunderstorms, or heavy rain. This book acquaints boaters with the forces that shape weather, allowing them to predict what changes can be expected. Part I presents a logical explanation of ...
  • $24.95 $29.95
     The Complete Book of Anchoring and Mooring addresses anchoring systems, techniques, and permanent moorings for boats from twelve feet to eighty feet in length. It covers monohulls, multihulls, light displacement sailboats, cruisers, sportfishers, passagemakers, and workboats. In short, it is for...
  • $11.95
    Over the last two decades, The Cornell Manual has become a standard reference for those men and women who choose to follow the sea and who want to prepare themselves for the Coast Guard examinations. The Cornell Manual describes lifeboat operations, firefighting, distress signals, hypothermia, su...
  • $19.95
    This practical book presents fundamental principles and identifies the separate systems (fuel, cooling, etc.). In this revision urgent information is supplied for electronic diesel engines. It explores three fuel systems: low pressure, mechanical, and electronic. Checklists of required maintenanc...
  • $7.95
    Dockmanship, according to author Bell, is "the art, skill, and practice of safely berthing and unberthing a vessel." Anyone who has ever spent time observing the action at a marina or boat ramp will concede that the docking practiced by many recreational boaters today can hardly be considered an ...
  • $39.95
    This is unquestionably the greatest book on knots and rope work ever published, yet it is a valuable reference for anyone from eight to eighty. First published in 1939, it quickly became and has remained for more than a half century the classic in its field. Here, every step in tying knots from t...
  • $7.95 $8.95
     Essential Seamanship presents, in abbreviated form, the most important and practical elements of seamanship and nautical knowledge needed by today's small boat skipper. It will serve aboard any vessel as a ready, up-to-date reference of essential information in condensed and simplified form. Top...
  • $13.95
    This beautifully illustrated book introduces children to the basics of sailing. Adam, a young boy from the city, yearns to learn how to sail. When his aunt and uncle invite him to visit one summer, his cousin Beth takes him out in her sailboat. Beth shows Adam many of the things he will need to k...
  • $8.95
    Angler's and Still Fisherman's Knots Commercial Fisherman's Knots Fishing Traps and Seines Net Making and Repairing. Jam-packed with practical and valuable information for fishermen everywhere, this handbook describes the hundreds of ties and bends used to connect line to the many types and kinds...
  • $12.50
     "This useful book...[fills] the demand for a quick 'at a glance' mathematical reference book for the mariner. There are eight chapters: Mathematics, Navigation, Seamanship, Tanker Operations, Shiphandling, Stability and Trim, Electricity, and International System of Units (S.I.). "For the marine...
  • $6.95
     The many detailed illustrations and clearly written text in this small book make knot tying easy for the beginner -- and will provide hours of enjoyment. More than 400 knots for all types of outdoor activities, crafts, trades, hobbies, and handicrafts are indexed by name and use, and illustrated.
  • $11.95
    Conditions aboard ship can be brutal for some mariners, especially those from Third World countries working on substandard ships. Roberto Tiangco discovered this firsthand after he volunteered to help at the Halifax, Canada, Mission to Seafarers. He became concerned, and then angry, about the man...
  • $49.95
    Marine Cargo Operations clearly instructs merchant officers with the techniques of cargo operations and the principles of stowage and their application. Based on the author's half century of experience, the book singles out the most practical methods, procedures, and philosophies and presents the...
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    Learn the essentials of marine diesel propulsion engines ranging from 1,000 to 80,000 horsepower. An excellent handbook for marine engineers, fundamentals are highlighted throughout the textbook, using 130 detailed illustrations and formulas. The book is organized to allow the student to study th...
  • $43.95 $50.00
    Marine Engineering Economics and Cost Analysis is intended for students and practitioners of ship design, shipbuilding, and ship operations who want to understand and apply the concepts of engineering economics to routine engineering decisions. Computer software is included to aid in completing t...
  • $44.95
    Due to a strong industry need, many academies and technical schools now offer courses on refrigeration and air-conditioning. Marine Refrigeration and Air Conditioning introduces this complicated subject in a detailed, straightforward manner. Mechanical refrigeration is used onboard in many ways, ...
  • $55.95
    The Shipmaster's Handbook on Ship's Business has been an invaluable aid to masters of ships for more than thirty years. Since the publication of the second edition more than a decade ago, many substantive changes have occurred in both the legal and operational environments affecting seagoing vess...