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Yacht design

by Massimo Paperini

“Yacht Design, Interior and Superstructures” confirms the interest of young architects, engineers and designers in boat design, a subject always in need of new ideas, new design solutions and a new approach....


A Practical Course in Wooden Boat and Ship Building

by Richard M. Van Gaasbeek

The fundamental principles and practical methods described in detail. Especially written for carpenters and other woodworkers who desire to engage in boat or ship building, and as a text-book for schools.


They Were Just Skulls

by John Johnson-Allen

This compelling story is the result of many hours spent recording the memories of Fred Henley. His life at sea is at the centre of his being and his own words are at the heart of the book. At the age of 14 Fred...


Motor Boats - Construction and Operation - An Illustrated Manual for Motor Boat, Launch and Yacht Owners, Operator's of Marine Gasolene Engines, and Amateur Boat-Builders

by Thomas Herbert Russell

This vintage book is an illustrated manual for motor boat, launch and yacht owners; operators of marine gasoline engines, and amateur boat-builders. It is a comprehensive guide to the design, construction, installation...


How to Make Clipper Ship Models - A Practical Manual Dealing with Every Aspect of Clipper Ship Modelling from the Simplest Waterline Types to Fine Scale Models Fit for Exhibition Purposes

by Edward W. Hobbs

This vintage book is a comprehensive manual on the building of model clipper ships, with information on constructing everything from the simplest waterline types to fine scale models fit for exhibition. With...


Model Motor Boats - Being No. 2 of the Model Maker Series of Practical Handbooks Covering Every Phase of Model Building and Design

by Edward W. Hobbs

This book is a complete and novice-friendly guide to constructing working model boats, with information on designing, tools, equipping with engines, and much more. With detailed diagrams and precise instructions,...


Model Motor Boats - Being No. 2 of the Model Maker Series of Practical Handbooks Covering Every Phase of Model Building and Design

by Edward W. Hobbs

This book is a complete and novice-friendly guide to constructing working model boats, with information on designing, tools, equipping with engines, and much more. With detailed diagrams and precise instructions,...


General Naval Tactics

by Milan Vego

In General Naval Tactics, Naval War College professor and renowned tactical expert Milan Vego describes and explains those aspects of naval tactics most closely related to the human factor. Specifically, he...


A Guide to Motor Boat Design and Construction - A Collection of Historical Articles Containing Information on the Methods and Equipment of the Boat Builder

by Various

This volume contains a collection of classic articles on the subject of designing and building motor boats, with information on equipment, methods, common problems, materials, where to begin, installing motors,...


A Guide to Model Steam Engines - A Collection of Vintage Articles on the Design and Construction of Steam Engines

by Various

This book is a collection of vintage articles on the subject of installing miniature steam engines in model vehicles. Highly-detailed and profusely illustrated, this volume will be of considerable utility enthusiasts...


Simple Boat-Building - Rowing Flattie, V-Bottom Sailing Dinghy, Moulded Pram, Hull for Outboard

by Geoffrey Prout

This vintage book is a complete and beginner-friendly guide to building boats, with information on the design and construction of a rowing ?flattie?, a V-bottomed sailing dinghy, a moulded pram, and more. It...


UAV Communications for 5G and Beyond

by Yong Zeng, Ismail Guvenc, Rui Zhang & Giovanni Geraci et al.

Explore foundational and advanced issues in UAV cellular communications with this cutting-edge and timely new resource

UAV Communications for 5G and Beyond delivers a comprehensive overview of the potential...


Offshore Compliant Platforms

by Srinivasan Chandrasekaran & R. Nagavinothini

A guide to the analysis and design of compliant offshore structures that highlights a new generation of platforms

Offshore Compliant Platforms provides an authoritative guideto the analysis and design of compliant...


Twenty Million Tons Under the Sea

by Daniel V. Gallery

Daniel Gallery, in his brilliant memoir, explains how he led Task Group 21.12 in the battle against the U-Boat threat.

Commanding the USS Guadalcanal he led his crew to sink three of these menacing submarines,...


The Ship, the Saint, and the Sailor

by Bradley G. Stevens

The true story about a shipwreck discovery, exciting explorations, broken alliances, and returning a lost piece of Alaskan history.

Since its sinking in 1860 while transporting a valuable cargo of ice, the Kad?yak...


Naval Engineering

by Dennis L. Richardson

Naval Engineering: Principles and Theory of Gas Turbine Engines is a technical publication for professional engineers to assist in understanding the history and development of gas turbine engines including the...


The Function of Protection & Indemnity Marine Insurance in Relation to Ship Owner´S Liability for Cargo Claims

by Joseph Tshilomb Jk

In the early days of shipping and international maritime trade many more casualties occurred at sea. Ever since, ship owners liability for cargo claims has been increasing both in number and in cost in spite...


Rock Lighthouses of Britain

by Christopher P. Nicholson

Christopher Nicholson vividly describes the construction and history to the present day of some of the world’s most famous lighthouses in this classic book which has become the standard work on the subject....


The Oak Island Mystery, Solved!

by Joy A. Steele

For more than two centuries, adventurers, thrill seekers and treasure hunters have tried to unlock the secret of Oak Island, investing millions of dollars, and costing at least six lives. And the obsession continues:...