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by Sophie Williamson-Stothert

The R-Series BMW MINI had a lot to live up to. Launched in 2001, it was riding in the wake of the classic 1959-2000 Mini. At the time, BMW were going to have to create something as special and innovative as...

The Official DVSA Guide to Driving Goods Vehicles (11th edition)

by The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency

Whether you're a learner, an experienced LGV driver or an instructor, this book has something for you. It's packed full of expert advice designed to improve your skills and keep everyone safe on today's increasingly...

British Submarine vs Italian Torpedo Boat

by David Greentree, Ian Palmer & Peter Dennis

As the war in North Africa escalated, Axis war efforts became increasingly dependent on supply lines across the Mediterranean. To try to cut off these lines of supply the British deployed submarines from the...

Heavy Weather Sailing 7th edition

by Peter Bruce & Robin Knox-Johnston

For 50 years Heavy Weather Sailing has been regarded as the ultimate international authority on surviving storms at sea aboard sailing and motor vessels. The first edition was compiled by Kaines Adlard Coles...

The Official DVSA Theory Test for Car Drivers (18th edition)

by The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency

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

The Camper Van Bible

by Martin Dorey

The Camper Van Bible is THE definitive glovebox bible for anyone who owns or 'would die for' a camper van. In this book Martin Dorey, acknowledged camper van expert and presenter of BBC2's 'One Man and His Campervan',...

Yes Sir, Yes Sir, 3 Bags Full! Volume II: Flying, Friendship, and Trying to Make Sense of a Senseless War

by Jerry Hall

Jerry Hall's spiral into the Vortex continues with Volume II of Yes Sir, Yes Sir, 3 Bags Full! As a Forward Air Controller (FAC) in the Viet Nam War, Jerry's journey takes him from innocence and a profound sense...

The Hurricane Pocket Manual

by Martin Robson

The Hawker Hurricane was a British single-seat fighter aircraft that was designed and predominantly built by Hawker Aircraft Ltd for the RAF. Although overshadowed by the Spitfire, during the Battle of Britain...

Navigational Instruments

by Richard Dunn

With over two-thirds of the globe covered by water, the ability to navigate safely and quickly across the oceans has been crucial throughout human history. As seafarers attempted longer and longer voyages from...

Summary of The Wright Brothers: by David McCullough | Includes Analysis

by Instaread Summaries

The Wright Brothers by David McCullough | Key Takeaways & Analysis


David McCullough’s The Wright Brothers is a detailed biographical account of Wilbur and Orville Wright and their journey and...

The Mosquito Pocket Manual

by Martin Robson

The de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito was a British multi-role combat aircraft with a two-man crew that served during and after the Second World War. It was one of few operational front-line aircraft of the era constructed...


by John Dibbs & Tony Holmes

The Spitfire turns 80 on 5 March 2016, and the passion for the RAF's best-loved fighter is running at an all-time high. There are more than 50 Spitfires flying in the world today, and John Dibbs has shot virtually...

The Perfect Corner 2: A Driver's Step-by-Step Guide to Optimizing Complex Sections Through the Physics of Racing

by Adam Brouillard & Paradigm Shift Driver Development

Learn how the physics of racing can be applied to advanced track sections. We show you the rules needed for double apexes and chicanes, as well as how to link them in complex sequences. Plus you’ll learn the...

Secrets of Driving and Automobile Care

by Mike Ghatine

tips on driving, auto care and maintenance, road safety, auto insurance tips, driving safety, new drivers to North America, young drivers, driving for different road conditions, auto check tips

Drive!: Henry Ford, George Selden, and the Race to Invent the Auto Age

by Lawrence Goldstone

From the acclaimed author of Birdmen comes a revelatory new history of the birth of the automobile, an illuminating and entertaining true tale of invention, competition, and the visionaries, hustlers, and swindlers...

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Finding North

by George Michelsen Foy

Navigation is the key human skill. It's something we do everywhere, whether feeling our way through a bedroom in the dark, or charting a ship's course. But how does navigation affect our brains, our memory,...

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,...