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    This book has taken ten years to prepare and, as a few have commented, it was probably in the planning long before then, whether I realised it or not. A career at sea or in a marine-related business requires amassing a terrific volume of knowledge and the art and practice of seamanship is perhaps...
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    Written by an experienced square rig seaman, who has sailed in various ranks and a wide variety of vessels, this book provides for those vessels that employ modern technology rather than purely traditional design and materials. It is aimed at those who serve, or wish to serve, as a master, mate o...
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    This is a thoroughly practical guide, dealing with the finer art of rigging and ropeworking so that the professional seaman or rigger can still practise the old skill for their own satisfaction, and the painstaking seaman or yachtsman can turn out some natty work. CONTENTS: A Note on Cordage Kno...
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     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...
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    Volume I was updated in 1984. This is the 1984 Update of 1981. Volume II has all the valuable tables and calculations and was published in 1981. So this really is a complete set, as the 1984 is just an update of the 1981.
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    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...
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    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...
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     This is the ideal book for anybody who hopes to go cruising but is a little intimidated by the challenges and risks of the adventure. I don't know of any couple better qualified than Steve and Linda Dashew to describe how to go about surviving and enjoying voyaging in a small yacht. The kind of ...
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    The greatest joy of a pocket-book is that it is a personal possession immediately available to its owner without having to wait one's turn for books in the chartroom or on library bookshelves. And I find the consensus of opinion is that the greatest usefulness will be obtained by turning away a b...
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    More than ever, boaters need a single comprehensive reference that combines the best traditions of seamanship with cutting-edge practices, gear, and technology. That's why, for nearly a century, Chapman Piloting & Seamanship has remained the most respected and widely used guide for boating un...
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    The Command Companion of Seamanship Techniques is the latest work from the well-respected marine author, D J House. It contains all the information needed for command posts at sea.· All aspects of shipboard management are discussed, with special emphasis placed on health and safety.· Guidelines o...
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    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...
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     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...
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    From one of the world's authorities comes a comprehensive work answering the need for seamanship instruction for operators of fast powerboats. Covers docking techniques, high speed navigation, negotiating waves safely at speed, much more. Illustrations.
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     "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...
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    Exhaustive, venerable guide to shiphandling and seagoing safety covering every aspect of the subject. An indispensable reference. 
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    This handy pocket book will help with the recognition of the many different types of Navigational lights and IALA Buoyage types. With extensive questions on the COLREGS and a number of typical table top rule of the road questions shown graphically this is the ideal primer when preparing for any e...
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    The ideal companion for those studying for the Chief Mates or Master Mariners Certificates of Competency, particulary their Mates/Masters Oral examinations.Self study for these examinations is made much easier with preparation for examinations and study that cover Seamanship, cargo and ships busi...
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     Designed to benefit those studying towards their OOW (Deck) Certificate of Competency. This pocket sized primer covers questions on seamanship, cargo and typical ship operations. Preparation for examinations and study that cover the wide subject of Seamanship is made easier with this pocket book...
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    Here is a little book about nautical etiquette that will appeal to all those who sail for sport or pleasure, from the neophyte to the veteran boater. With a light but sure touch, marked by gentle humor, Lindsay Lord explores both the past and present state of yachting culture. He succeeds in extr...
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     The fourth edition of the well-respected Rules of the Road contains the latest changes to the Rules as of the date of printing. The Rules are presented in a straightforward fashion designed to be useful for all who need to learn and apply the Rules, such as recreational boaters, maritime studen...
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     Sailing will give you an interest for life. The scope is endless: pottering, cruising and racing; dinghies, keelboats and yachts; rivers, lakes and the sea. Few activities offer so much fun and so much variety. This book is the perfect introduction to the sport. Using the famous RYA teaching met...