A Nautical Odyssey: A History of The Nautical Institute
This book tells the story of how The Nautical Institute came to be established in 1972 and the activities it has pursued during its first thirty years- sub titled “People Policies and Presence” the author has recorded the contribution individuals have made to this success story in the context of the professional issues of the day. The chapters follow a generally chronological order from the initial meetings discussing the need for such an Institute to the current time when the organisation has become an internationally recognised professional body for qualified mariners.
The book provides a deep understanding behind nautical professional development and will inspire those who share in the belief that the nautical profession provides an essential service to society. 317 pages hardback with extensive annexes and an index with the names of those who played a prominent part in the history.