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The Big Book of Wooden Boat Restoration: Basic Techniques, Maintenance, and Repair

by Thomas Larsson

An excellent manual for embarking on a wooden boat restoration project.

The Big Book of Wooden Boat Restoration is the perfect introduction or reference guide for both novice and experienced wooden boat enthusiasts....

Forty Years Master: A Life in Sail and Steam

by Daniel O. Killman, John Lyman & Harold D. Huycke

During Daniel O. Killman’s more than fifty years at sea, he was shipwrecked off Coos Bay, discovered gold in Alaska, was dismasted in a hurricane near Fiji, lost a rudder en route to Adelaide, had run-ins...

Door to Door

by Edward Humes

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of Garbology explores the hidden and costly wonders of our buy-it-now, get-it-today world of transportation, revealing the surprising truths, mounting challenges,...

The Way of the Air

by Edgar C. Middleton

The idea of this little book is to give as clear and graphic a description of modern aviation as circumstances will permit; of the new, heroic race of men to which Flying has given birth; of the conditions under,...

The Official DVSA Theory Test for Motorcyclists (13th edition)

by The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency

Prepare to pass your theory test first time with this number-one best-selling motorcycle theory test book - the ONLY official expert revision guide.

Ubuntu: One Woman's Motorcycle Odyssey Across Africa

by Heather Ellis

As you travel Africa, you will find the way of ubuntu - the universal bond that connects all of humanity as one.

At the age of twenty-eight, while sitting in a friend's backyard in the remote mining township...

Yankee Ships and Yankee Sailors - Tales of 1812

by James Barnes

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern...

Ancient and Modern Ships - Part I. Wooden Sailing-Ships

by George C. Holmes

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern...


by Walter Bradford Woodgate

A few lines only are necessary to explain the object with which these volumes are put forth. There is no modern encyclopædia to which the inexperienced man, who seeks guidance in the practice of the various...

Mr Punch Afloat - The Humours of Boating and Sailing

by Various

Originally published in 1865, this is a fascinating novel of the period and still an interesting read today. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely...

A Century of Sail and Steam on the Niagara River

by Barlow Cumberland

This narrative is not, nor does it purport to be one of general navigation upon Lake Ontario, but solely of the vessels and steamers which plyed during its century to the ports of the Niagara River, and particularly...

The Vanishing of Flight MH370: The True Story of the Hunt for the Missing Malaysian Plane

by Richard Quest

CNN Aviation Correspondent Richard Quest offers a gripping and definitive account of the disappearance of Malaysian Airline Flight MH370 in March 2014.

On March 8, 2014, Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 disappeared...

Railway Guns of World War II

by Steven J. Zaloga & Peter Dennis

World War II marked the zenith of railway gun development. Although many of the railway guns deployed at the start of the conflict were of World War I vintage, Germany's ambitious development programme saw the...

Flying the Knife Edge: New Guinea Bush Pilot

by Matt McLaughlin, Russell Thomson & Rachel Vella

Sometimes it’s not about the’s about the journey.

‘Flying the Knife Edge’ is the story of an ordinary man experiencing extraordinary things as a pilot in Papua New Guinea in the 1990s....

e-Learning in Aviation

by Suzanne K. Kearns

Whereas traditional classroom instruction requires pilots to be pulled 'off the line', a training facility to be maintained and instructors to be compensated, e-learning is extremely cost-effective and therefore...

Brilliant Beacons: A History of the American Lighthouse

by Eric Jay Dolin

In a work rich in maritime lore and brimming with original historical detail, Eric Jay Dolin, the best-selling author of Leviathan, presents an epic history of American lighthouses, telling the story of America...

Critical Incident Stress Management in Aviation

by Joachim Vogt & Jörg Leonhardt

Critical incident stress management (CISM) is now a well-established method in crisis intervention, and one that is clearly needed within aviation. However, there are many peculiarities in this branch of CISM...

The Illustrated Dictionary of Boating Terms: 2000 Essential Terms for Sailors and Powerboaters (Revised Edition)

by John Rousmaniere

“Written for the sailor, not the scholar. Rousmaniere leaves out the chaff and gives us just the wheat. Astonishingly comprehensive and slender enough to carry aboard.” —Don Casey, author of This Old Boat...

Aviation Mental Health: Psychological Implications for Air Transportation

by Todd Hubbard & Robert Bor

This book provides an authoritative and practical guide to the assessment, management, treatment and care of pilots and other professional groups within aviation; covering a range of relevant topics, for health...

The Perfect Corner: A Driver's Step-by-Step Guide to Finding Their Own Optimal Line Through the Physics of Racing

by Adam Brouillard & Paradigm Shift Driver Development

We will take you through an intuitive and fun lesson in the physics of racing and then we'll apply it as you learn to optimize your driving technique.

We will look at real-world racetracks and provide an exact...