Reeds Superyacht Manual

Published in Association with Bluewater Training
Author: James Clarke
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408123037
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 400
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Reeds Superyacht Manual, published in association with Bluewater Training, is a complete reference and training manual for everyone involved with large yachts, from deck-hands to captains, as well as for leisure boaters and sailors. Covering the course syllabus for all career levels to Officer of the Watch, with explanatory diagrams and photographs, this user-friendly book includes: the key information for all courses required from basic training through Yachtmaster ? to Officer of the Watch (Yacht) comprehensive coverage of: safety, sea survival, first aid, fire fighting, navigation and radar, seamanship, meteorology, marine radio, general ship knowledge additional information on the career path and marine law, including international and flag state requirements full text of the Collision Regulations; single letter flag and Morse codes. This is the complete on-board reference, whether you are starting out in yachting and looking for the essentials of safety and navigation, or you are seeking a clear understanding of the operation and manning of large yachts and the legislation concerning them.

Superyacht Master

Navigation and Radar for the Master (Yachts) Certificate
Author: Robert Avis
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 147290334X
Category: Transportation
Page: 568
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Superyacht Master covers the requirements of the navigation and radar modules for the Officer of the Watch (Yachts) and the Master (Yachts) Certificates required for captains and crew of commercial yachts over 24m and under 3,000 tons. It is the only book written specifically for these modules and will be required reading for all those undertaking a deck career in the superyacht industry or in similar sized commercial craft. This book is intended for the next level of navigators after Yachtmaster and is an extension of the current series of very successful and highly regarded course instruction books available from Adlard Coles Nautical. 'At long last someone has written an in-depth reference manual on radar operation for the masters of large yachts. Every superyacht should have a copy on the bridge!' John Wyborn, Director, The Crew Training Centre, Antibes

Celestial Navigation for Yachtsmen

Author: Mary Blewitt
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1472906764
Category: Transportation
Page: 72
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The 12th edition of this bestselling book is proof of the success of Mary Blewitt's concise and clear style in explaining a particularly difficult skill, and it has been the bible for many generations of ocean navigators. Since this book was first published, the huge advances in electronic navigation have transported most offshore navigators to a world of press-button convenience. However, there is still a vital need for traditional skills when things go wrong: batteries can fail, aerials go overboard, and electronics have been known to get wet. A bestseller for over 50 years, Celestial Navigation for Yachtsmen is a model of simplicity and clarity. The worked examples require only straightforward addition and subtraction, which explains why this book has truly earned its reputation for admirable conciseness and for making a tricky subject easy to understand. 'The "bible" of navigation for generations of yachtsmen... worth its weight in gold' Sailing

Atlantic Pilot Atlas

Pilot Charts and Regional Weather Conditions for the North Atlantic, South Atlantic, Caribbean and Mediterranean
Author: James Clarke
Publisher: International Marine Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780070119215
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 75
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Provides a guide to the weather of the North and South Atlantic, the Mediterranean and the Caribbean.

The Clarke Gang: Outlawed, Outcast and Forgotten

Author: Peter C. Smith
Publisher: Rosenberg Publishing
ISBN: 1925078663
Category: History
Page: 664
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Who were the Clarke Gang? Ten years or more before Ned Kelly became famous the Clarke brothers and their associates were terrorising an area stretching from present day Canberra to the coast from 1865 to 1867. They intimidated, assaulted, robbed and murdered police and civilians alike. They had no hesitation in killing any member of the gang suspected of being untrustworthy. They were able to escape what was then the rather short arm of the law by the vast network of relations and “harbourers”. The author details their exploits and the terror they aroused in the population. His asks why The Clarke Gang are hardly known whereas Ned Kelly is regarded as an icon. His conclusion is interesting.

Passage Making Made Perfect

Author: Alastair Buchan
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408179156
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 224
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Planning and carrying out a successful, safe and enjoyable passage is a real art, and this book covers the whole process, from planning before setting off to fine tuning once underway. This book shows how planning is about making the most of your time, your crew, and giving you the confidence to be more adventurous. Recent regulations issued by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency have also made passage planning a legal requirement for small boats, so now it's not just good practice - it's something you have to do. Starting with the first glimmerings of an idea through to the safe arrival at the other end, this guide covers not just the initial preparation but also how to put it into practice, continuously adjusting the plans in response to changing conditions at sea - all resulting in a safe, seamanlike and enjoyable voyage. Looking at day, offshore and ocean sailing, each part of the book covers: - sources of information (eg weather and tides) - creating the passage plan, taking into account capabilities and strength of the boat and crew - preparing the boat, equipment, crew and skipper - fine tuning whilst underway - approaching the destination, and arrival - dealing with emergencies With practical text, case studies, checklists, flow charts and photographs, this book gives readers the tools and confidence they need to carry out successful passages, wherever and whenever they might be.

The Superyacht Book

Author: Tony Harris
Publisher: Te Neues Publishing Company
ISBN: 9783832734312
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 285
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What is luxury? Some people might say "my Lamborghini," while others might think of non-material things and place the greatest value on "time for myself" or "freedom." The Superyacht Builders Association shipyards create custom-built superyachts that will satisfy members of both groups. While on board these magnificent floating residences, you can enjoy every kind of luxury imaginable, including a spa, a gym, haute cuisine, and flawless personal service. After a few days aboard 'Symphony' or '11.11,' you'd be hard pressed not to find complete inner peace! In The Superyachts Book, Tony Harris, one of the most knowledgeable observers of the scene, provides stunning photos and informative descriptions of the flagships of 20 top shipyards. This book is a luxury everyone can afford.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-Fz200 User's Manual

Author: Graham Houghton
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781494849351
Page: 206
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An illustrated user's manual for the Panasonic Lumix FZ200 camera covering both the basic camera set up in the full auto (intelligent auto) and all the other, semi automatic and manual modes. Plenty of illustrations and examples of the effects of the control settings and extensive background information on the image taking process with this camera. Advise on how to take pictures in any situation and practical advice for recording video and audio with this camera from lighting and external microphone choice. Complete with links to several hours on on line video tutorials and hints and tips.

The Complete RIB Manual

The Definitive Guide to Design, Handling and Maintenance
Author: Dag Pike
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408180146
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 272
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First built in the 1960s for rescue work, the Rigid Inflatable Boat has revolutionised the marine market. The Complete RIB Manual, published to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the first RIB, is the ultimate reference catering all aspects of a RIB's design, handling and maintenance, aimed at all owners and users, both commercial and leisure. The emphasis of the book is entirely practical, and covers: 1. A History of the RIB ? Early development ? Modern design: leisure, commercial and military 2. RIB Handling ? Impact of hull design, tube types, internal layout and engines ? Driving techniques: throttle control and driving position ? Advanced techniques for economy, sport and rough seas ? Cruising: planning, weather, anchoring and communications ? RIBs as tenders - stowing and towing ? Launching and transportation ? Safety and survival 3. Maintenance ? Outboards, diesels, water jets, stern drives, fuel tanks and electrics ? Tube care: cleaning, repair, replacement ? Hull maintenance ? Winter storage, checking for leaks, servicing The Complete RIB Manual is a comprehensive worldwide reference for all RIB owners and users, covering all the information necessary to handle and maintain a RIB of any size.

The Complete Yachtmaster

Sailing, Seamanship and Navigation for the Modern Yacht Skipper 9th edition
Author: Tom Cunliffe
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472943341
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 320
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The Complete Yachtmaster has been a bestseller since first publication and has established itself as the standard reference for Yachtmaster students as well as skippers of all levels of experience. In this fully revised and up-to-date 9th edition, Tom Cunliffe brings together all the essentials of modern cruising in one volume. He presents an analysis of a good skipper, the theory and practice of sailing and sail trim, the art of seamanship, accurate navigation including chart plotters and PCs, understanding meteorology, heavy weather preparation, understanding yacht stability and coping with emergencies. The Complete Yachtmaster builds knowledge as it builds sailing confidence, guiding examination candidates as authoritatively and reassuringly through the RYA syllabus as a sea pilot bringing a ship safely to harbour. Required reading for all skippers and budding skippers, both on board or in the classroom. 'A gem, distilled from decades of experience' Yachting Monthly 'Cunliffe's competence and authority radiate from the pages... thoroughly recommended' Little Ship Club 'There are all too few authors who not only know their subject but can write well about it. Tom Cunliffe is one' Cruising

A Seaman's Guide to the Rule of the Road

A Programmed Text on the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972, with Amendments in Force from December 2009
Author: J.W.W. Ford
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780948254581
Category: Collisions at sea
Page: 482
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Reeds Nautical Almanac 2018

Author: Perrin Towler,Mark Fishwick
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472948009
Category: Transportation
Page: 1088
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Available as an ebook, Reeds Nautical Almanac is provided in Web PDF (ePDF) format for viewing on all compatible devices (including tablets, laptop and desktop computers). Reeds Nautical Almanac is the indispensable trusted annual compendium of navigational data for yachtsmen and motorboaters, and provides all the information required to navigate Atlantic coastal waters around the whole of the UK, Ireland, Channel Islands and the entire European coastline from the tip of Denmark right down to Gibraltar, Northern Morocco, the Azores and Madeira. The 2018 edition continues the Almanac's tradition of year on year improvement and meticulous presentation of all the data required for safe navigation. Now with an improved layout for easier reference and with over 45,000 annual changes, it is regarded as the bible of almanacs for anyone going to sea. The 2018 edition is updated throughout, containing over 45,000 changes, and includes: 700 harbour chartlets; tide tables and tidal streams; buoyage and lights; 7,500 waypoints; invaluable passage notes; distance tables; radio, weather and safety information; first aid section. The ebook incorporates the Reeds Marina Guide. Also available: free supplements of up-to-date navigation changes from January to June at:

The Right Mistake

The Further Philosophical Investigations of Socrates Fortlow
Author: Walter Mosley
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465018521
Category: Fiction
Page: 288
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After serving nearly three decades in prison for his deadly crimes, Socrates returns to the streets of South Central L.A. to connect with old friends and encourage new ones to join him in his campaign to get to the heart of gang violence in the hopes of making a difference and saving the lives of others. Reprint.

Histories of Bioinvasions in the Mediterranean

Author: Ana Isabel Queiroz,Simon Pooley
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319749862
Category: Nature
Page: 260
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Bioinvasions is a current top research subject for natural sciences, social sciences and humanities and a major concern for conservationists, land managers and planners. In the last decades, new findings, perspectives and practices have revealed the multifaceted challenges of preventing new introductions and dealing with those invasive species that harm natural ecosystems, economy and human welfare. This book brings together environmental historians and natural scientists to share their studies and experiences on the human dimensions of biological invasions from the ancient past to the current challenges. The collection of papers focuses on the Mediterranean region and deals with aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems on the mainland and islands, ranging from marine and freshwater environments to coastal marshlands and forests. A wide diversity of animals and plants are featured, from marine fishes to marine and freshwater crustaceans, invertebrates, reptiles and amphibians, birds and mammals, to grasses, shrubs and trees. This book is a contribution to the scientific debate on how to deal with the historical dimensions of biological invasions, fostering dialogue between cultural and ecological explanations of environmental change, to inform environmental policy and management. It has been organized in three sections: the first is the editors’ introduction, in which they review the existing literature and highlight relevant concepts and ideas; the second is about alien species in the Mediterranean region; the third includes cases from other Mediterranean-type regions.

High Performance Marine Vessels

Author: Liang Yun,Alan Bliault
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461408695
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 362
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High Performance Marine Vessels (HPMVs) range from the Fast Ferries to the latest high speed Navy Craft, including competition power boats and hydroplanes, hydrofoils, hovercraft, catamarans and other multi-hull craft. High Performance Marine Vessels covers the main concepts of HPMVs and discusses historical background, design features, services that have been successful and not so successful, and some sample data of the range of HPMVs to date. Included is a comparison of all HPMVs craft and the differences between them and descriptions of performance (hydrodynamics and aerodynamics). Readers will find a comprehensive overview of the design, development and building of HPMVs.

The Pomegranate Lady and Her Sons: Selected Stories

Author: Goli Taraghi,Gulī Taraqqī,Sara Khalili
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 039306333X
Category: Fiction
Page: 323
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This collection of stories from the Iranian author includes a tale about a woman whose former maid becomes her jailer and one about an old woman searching for her fugitive sons in Sweden. 15,000 first printing.

The Films of Pixar Animation Studio

Author: James Clarke
Publisher: Oldcastle Books
ISBN: 1842439383
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 200
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A major icon of cinema and pop-culture more widely, Pixar Animation Studios has played a vital part in reminding audiences of animation's capacity as a major artform. Hugely popular, and recognised as a real force in the imaginative lives of its audience, Pixar's movies have attained critical mass. The Films of Pixar Animation Studio offers the reader and animation enthusiast a one-stop handbook to the studio's work, discussing each film in great detail. Each Pixar feature film is explored in terms of creative choices made by the films' producers, writers, directors and animators from the first bright idea through to final realisation. The book also makes connections between the studio's aesthetic and the wider realm of animation history, the blockbuster movie and the enduring examples of folk tales.

Reeds Splicing Handbook

Author: Jan-Willem Polman
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472952774
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 128
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For any seafarer, splicing rope is an essential skill. But the traditional 3-strand rope is fast disappearing. So how do you splice braided rope? This is the definitive pocket-sized guide to all rope splicing techniques. Most of the techniques are quite easy to master – and also fun to do. See why splices are better – and stronger – than knots or shackles for joining or shortening rope, and follow the step-by-step photographs and clear instructions to find out how to splice efficiently. Containing step by step photos and clear instructions, this colourful and easy to follow aide memoire guides users every step of the way.

Pirates, Jack Tar, and Memory

New Directions in American Maritime History
Author: Paul A. Gilje,William Pencak
Publisher: Mystic Seaport Museum Incorporated
Category: History
Page: 218
View: 5795

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