Eileen Ramsay was at the centre of a unique period in yachting history, and this wonderful book, featuring her classic photography, celebrates an extraordinary woman and her extraordinary subjects. Eileen's heyday was between 1957 and 1970 - a time when eccentrics ruled, records were there for the setting, and women weren't o... read more
240 pages, 350 B & W photos For 100 years, between 1850 and 1950, the cargo liner grew to dominate the world's trade routes, providing regular services that merchants, shippers and importers could rely on; they carried much of the world's higher value manufactured goods and raw materials and their services spread to m... read more
Queen Elizabeth: A Photographic Journey, the latest book from expert authors Chris Frame and Rachelle Cross, allows the reader to travel aboard Cunard's newest ship, the second largest ship to carry the Cunard colours. The ultimate in luxury cruising awaits aboard Queen Elizabeth.
Liners--The Golden Age chronicles the great era of ocean liner travel from the close of the nineteenth century to the launch of the QE2 and beyond.
The fourth edition of a new, full-colour annual focusing on all facets of 'scratch-built' model shipbuilding, as well as related articles on restoration, archaeology, historical research and marine art. Twenty articles describe, explain, inform and inspire, illustrated with modelmakers' own photographs, archival plans, prints... read more
A nostalgic glance astern at the glory days of Peninsular & Oriental (P&O) both at sea and on shore. Drawing on personal recollections in the archives of P&O Heritage, Ruth Artmonsky looks back at the company during the age of empire and a bygone time when travelling P&O captured the imagination of writers fro... read more
What makes yachting so very special? Sailing journalist Olivier Le Carrer takes us on a journey to the iconic places of the yachting world, from Cowes to Antigua, the Mediterranean and Auckland, in order to find out. Looking at what drives sailors in this sport, the rise of fashion in yachting clothing and accessories, the im... read more
This densely illustrated, hands-on guide to diesel engine maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair renders its subject more user-friendly than ever before. Finally, boatowners who grew up with gas engines can set aside their fears about tinkering with diesels, which are safer and increasingly more prevalent. As in other volum... read more
This is the world's best-selling marine engine maintenance book. Calder is the world's leading boat technology writer and the author of the best-selling "Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual". No one explains marine systems more clearly and usefully.
The Adlard Coles Book of Diesel Engines is aimed at boatowners rather than experienced mechanics. In clear, jargon-free English it explains how a diesel engine works, and how to look after it, and takes into account developments in engine technology. This fourth edition has been thoroughly updated and illustrated with ne... read more
An introduction to the 12-volt electrical systems used on small boats to power everything from reading lights to bilge pumps. It explains how 12-volt systems work and how to install, maintain and troubleshoot them. This edition covers new wiring conventions, modern test gear, and more.
A fully illustrated tour of a boat's mysterious machines and gizmos, this beautifully detailed guide features more than 100 cutaway and exploded drawings to give readers a glimpse into the inner workings of both powerboats and sailboats, including engines and propulsion gear, steering, rigging, ground tackle, electronic gear,... read more
A new title to add to our highly successful Companion series. It has all the information needed to ensure that diesel boat engines stay in tip-top condition. With clear uncomplicated text, colour photographs and diagrams it simplifies a complicated subject in a new and exciting format - spiral-bound splashproof cards. An esse... read more
This is the only reference devoted entirely to splicing today's ropes. "The Splicing Handbook" includes step-by-step illustrations and explanations for the most useful and popular splices in traditional twisted and modern braided ropes, and it covers every kind of splicing project you are likely to encounter, including modern... read more
Most diesel engines will develop a problem at some point in their lives, but armed with the right knowledge a skipper needn't worry. The Reeds Diesel Engine Troubleshooting Handbook is a compact, pocket-sized guide to finding solutions to all of the most common engine problems, and many of the less common ones too. The perfe... read more
Most outboard motors will be troublesome at some point in their lives, but armed with the right knowledge a skipper needn't worry. The Reeds Outboard Motor Troubleshooting Handbook is a compact, pocket-sized guide to finding solutions to all of the most common outboard problems, and many of the less common ones too. The perfe... read more
The First Ever Guide for Optimizing Boat Systems This guide is invaluable for anyone designing or installing mechanical systems on a new boat, retrofitting an existing boat, or evaluating a boat's operating condition. Writing for designers, builders, owners, buyers, mechanics, surveyors, and insurers of sailboats, powerboats,... read more
|Series:||Reeds Marine Engineering and Technology Series|
This is a fully revised, new edition on the topic of instrumentation and control systems and their application to marine engineering for professional trainees studying Merchant Navy Marine Engineering Certificates of Competency (CoC) as well as Electrical/Marine Engineering undergraduate students. Providing generic technical... read more
With this book, learn how to properly maintain a boat for years of trouble free, smooth sailing. From repairing scratched and worn hulls and decks, to fixing engines and tightening fittings, readers will learn to take care of their boat so that it will provide years of enjoyment. This is a comprehensively detailed guide with ... read more
|Author:||Edwin R. Sherman|
Save time and money with this state-of-the-art guide to the latest, most advanced diagnostic equipment and techniques "Ed Sherman is one of America's great teachers and communicators of marine technology."--Tim Murphy, former executive editor, "Cruising World" Whether you are a marine electronics professional or a boatowner, ... read more