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Dawn Over Kitty Hawk

by Walter J. Boyne

The names Wilbur and Orville Wright stand out in history as the inventors of the airplane, but lost in history are those who in the closing years of the nineteenth century and the first years of the twentieth...


The Gaff Rig Handbook

by John Leather

This is the internationally regarded definitive handbook for anyone designing, building, rigging or sailing gaff

rigged craft. It provides a fascinating insight into the design, history,

techniques and developments...


50 Ways to Improve Your Powerboat Driving

by Dag Pike

This is a book about practical powerboat driving in boats large and small, operating at speeds between 20 and 100 knots. It is about techniques that can only be picked up from experience - practical ways to...


The Rules Book

by Eric Twiname

This bestselling pocket-sized racing rules book is unique in covering the rules by race situation. It explains the rules affecting each part of the race course, from the start line, round the marks and on to...


Manoeuvring

by Bill Johnson

This is a unique, practical, hands-on guide to boat manoeuvring.

Manoeuvring a yacht under engine at close quarters in a marine of close

to other (expensive!) boats can be a daunting prospect for the

inexperienced...


The European Waterways

by Marian Martin

Anyone who admits to a sense of confusion when confronted with the bewildering array of European waterway signs, symbols, rules and regulations should find this book useful. The author demystifies this world...


The Adlard Coles Book of EuroRegs for Inland Waterways

by Marian Martin

In order to safely navigate Europe's major waterway routes, all boaters need to know CEVNI - the Waterway Code - whose rules, signs, symbols and signals are understood and used by bargemasters and working vessels...


Start to Win

by Eric Twiname

Start to Win is Eric Twiname's sailing classic. Out of print for over 20 years, it has nevertheless retained its position as the

book on simple racing principles. Considered unequalled by its many

fans, it is...


What Now Skipper?

by Bill Anderson & Chris Beeson

Following in the Yachting Monthly paperback series (Confessions, Further Confessions, etc) this book is based on a popular run of articles over the last eight years in Yachting Monthly, in which navigational...


The RCC Pilotage Foundation Atlantic Crossing Guide

by Jane Russell

The Atlantic Crossing Guide is a complete reference for anyone planning an Atlantic passage in their own boat. It is described by Yachting World magazine as 'An invaluable mixture of planning manual and pilot...


GMDSS

by Denise Bréhaut

The Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) provides a

fast and efficient way of calling for assistance at sea, whatever the

size of craft or geographical position. Now updated for the fourth

edition,...


The Adlard Coles Book of Navigation

by Tim Bartlett

The Adlard Coles Book of Navigation is the perfect reference for anyone following an RYA navigation course, from Day Skipper through to Yachtmaster Offshore and for any seafarer requiring a knowledge of navigation....


The Offshore Race Crew's Manual

by Stuart Quarrie

Success in any yacht race depends to a large degree on the ability of the crew to perform any boat-handling manoeuvre faultlessly and speedily. This book explains the evolution of just about every situation...


Marine Emergencies: For Masters and Mates

by David House

An influential guide to maritime emergencies and the current strategies that can be employed to cope with the immediate after effects and ramifications of disaster at sea. Many mariners will at some point in...


Sustainable Transportation Systems Engineering: Evaluation & Implementation

by Francis Vanek, Largus Angenent & James Banks

Engineer and implement sustainable transportation solutions

Featuring in-depth coverage of passenger and freight transportation, this comprehensive resource discusses contemporary transportation systems and...


The Forgotten Heroes

by Brian Herbert

The United States Merchant Marine has a tradition of being in the forefront of every American military action and has served with distinction in every conflict. New York Times bestselling author Brian Herbert...


On Glorious Wings

by Stephen Coonts, Ralph Peters, Jack Hunter & Richard Bach et al.

Since its invention in 1903, the airplane has become the dominant mode of transport, travel, and combat. It has brought the entire planet closer together and changed almost every aspect of how we live today....


Steaming Into a Victorian Future: A Steampunk Anthology

by Julie Anne Taddeo & Cynthia J. Miller

This collection of essays explores the social and cultural aspects of steampunk, examining the various manifestations of this multi-faceted genre, in order to better understand the steampunk sub-culture and...


The Wright Brothers by David McCullough | Key Takeaways & Analysis

by Instaread

Inside this Instaread Key Takeaways & Analysis of The Emperor of All Maladies

• Overview of book

• Introduction to the Important People in the book

• Key Takeaways and Analysis of Key Takeaways


Developing Strategies for the Modern International Airport: East Asia and Beyond

by Alan Williams

Developing Strategies for the Modern International Airport identifies and analyses the primary issues facing the modern international airport, and their role in a global economy. Based on the premise that the...