Crabtree's Collection Old Books: Sailing
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Andrews, Romola & R.C.,
The Sailing Ship: six thousand years of history.
London, Harrap, (1980). G hardback ex-library. First published in 1926, this book is now accepted as a standard work on the history of the sailing ship. Dr. Andrews. was a world authority in this field and together with his wife produced both an invaluable source of reference and an absorbing historical narrative. The authors trace the two main stream developments of European ships - the Southern in the Mediterranean and the Northern until they united in the 15th century to produce the standard European full-rigged ship. Then followed this standard type culminating in the perfection of the clipper ships of the 19th century. Library markings.
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Book number: BOOKS055746I
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Catalogue: Sailing

 
Bauer, Bruce,
The Sextant Handbook: adjustment, repair, use and history.
Annapolis, MD, Azimuth Press, (1986). VG in VG DJ. Celestial navigation can only be as precise as the instrument that measures it. Book summaries pasted to endpaper, owner stamp.
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Book number: BOOKS051005I
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Beeston, Diane,
Help! Boat Overboard.
Tiburon, CA, Nicco-Fico, nd. G lg sz PB. Amazing photos of sailing vessels being capsized.
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Book number: BOOKS051682I
USD 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 20.5 | £UK 17.5 | JP¥ 3308]
Catalogue: Sailing

 
Beiser,
Altering Course.
Boston, SAIL Books, (1981). 2nd ptg. VG in G DJ. Approaching retirement, a Florida banker and his history professor wife ordered a cruising yacht and sailed to the. Mediterranean on their 42 foot aluminum centerboard yawl with six anchors. Owner stamp ft endpaper, DJ edge wear, summary of book pasted to front flyleaf.
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Book number: BOOKS050973I
USD 11.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.25 | £UK 8.75 | JP¥ 1654]
Catalogue: Sailing

 
Beiser, Arthur,
The Proper Yacht.
Camden, ME, International Marine Pub Co, (1978). 2nd ed. VG. "I believe that cruising under sail is an essential part of te good life, that the best way to enjoy it is to possess a. proper vessel of one's own, and that a certain amount of informed thought should be given to the choice of this vessel. The basic purpose of this book is to bring out and discuss those aspects of cruising-yacht design and construction that are relevant to someone seeking such a yacht, whether a small, handy gunkholer for coastwise cruising or a big, powerful craft for deep-sea passages to the ends of the earth." Slight edge wear.
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Book number: BOOKS053815I
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Catalogue: Sailing

 
Burke, Katy, N.A.,
The Complete Live-Aboard Book.
Newport, R.I., Seven Seas Press, (1982). VG in G DJ. Katy Burke took five years to write the book she wanted to be able to buy for her friends aboard, a step-by-step investigation. into self-sufficiency and self-reliance while living aboard a sailboat or powerboat. A time and money-saving resource book that outlines everything one needs to know about how to set up permanent housekeeping aboard a boat. Geared toward those who consider boat living a lifestyle, about making a boat a comfortable home. DJ edge wear, owner blind stamp.
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Book number: BOOKS054620I
USD 44.00 [Appr.: EURO 40.75 | £UK 35 | JP¥ 6616]
Catalogue: Sailing

 
Burton, Robin, foreword by Chay Bluyh,
Sailing the Great Races.
Secaucus, NJ, Chartwell, 1979. G in G DJ. A must for anyone interested in the craft of sail racing, informative and interesting. Slight edge wear.
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Book number: BOOKS055341I
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Campbell, Stafford,
The Yachtsman's Guide to Celestial Navigation.
NY, Ziff-David, (1979). VG in VG DJ. Campbell provides the data necessary for extra four steps for processing moon data. Owner stamp and book summary pasted to. front endpaper.
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Book number: BOOKS050979I
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Catalogue: Sailing

 
Carter, Robert S.,
Sail Far Away: reflections on life afloat.
NY, Norton, (1978). VG in VG DJ. Written with wit and grace, this book is designed to tell us what is likely to happen after we have ceased our dreaming,. bought our yacht, and sailed byond our familiar horizon, derived from the author's ten year experience aboard a 40 foot ketch to 23 countries from the Bahamas to Finland, Norway to Greece, across the widest of oceans and the narrowest of canals. DJ creased at inner edge, owner stamp, few marks on fore-edge.
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Book number: BOOKS051007I
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Catalogue: Sailing

 
Chace, Arthur F.,
Precision Cruising.
NY, Norton, (1987). 1st ed 1st ptg. VG in VG DJ. A cruisiing boat well handled with the right sails well trimmed will move with grace, speed and ease. Summaries of book on. front endpaper, owner stamp.
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Book number: BOOKS051028I
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Catalogue: Sailing

 
Clemens, John,
Contingency Seamanship: coping with the unexpected in harobr and at sea.
NY, Ziff Davis, (1980). 1st ptg. VG in VG DJ. Contingency planning, thinking out beforehand how one would deal with an emergency. Owner stamp ft endpaper, few small. marks on fore-edge.
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Book number: BOOKS051048I
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Catalogue: Sailing

 
Coles, K. Adlard,
Heavy Weather Sailing.
Clinton Corners, NY, John de Graff Inc., (1981). 3rd revised ed. VG in VG DJ. Get 3 or 4 sailors together and late night talk will turn to storms and would you heave ho, lie ahull, run, drag warps?. How to make your boat ready for those gales every offshore racing or cruising sailor and every passagemaker is bound to meet some day. Owner stamp, summary of book pasted to frount flyleafs.
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Book number: BOOKS050994I
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 | £UK 9.75 | JP¥ 1804]
Catalogue: Sailing

 
Colgate, Stephen, President Offshore Sailing School,
Fundamentals of Sailing, Cruising, & Racing.
NY, Norton, (1978). 1st ed. VG in G DJ. The founder and president of the most prestigious sailing school in the U.S. distills from his years of teaching what must. be the most perfect text on sailing, cruising, and racing. Owner stamp ft endpaper.
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Book number: BOOKS051034I
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Catalogue: Sailing

 
Colgate, Steve,
The Yachtsman's Guide to Racing Tactics.
NY, Ziff-Davis Pub Co, (1981). VG in VG DJ. Dedicated to all those who contributed their secret tactics which are used in this boat - Dick Tillman, Rob Johnstone,. Tom Blackaller, Stuart Walker, Dick Stearns, Chris Bouzaid, Arthur Knapp, Peter Conrad, Dick Deaver, Hans Fogh, Jim Mattingly, Bruce Goldsmith, Harry Sindle, and Harold Cudmore. DJ ft flap creased.
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Book number: BOOKS051025I
USD 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 13 | £UK 11.25 | JP¥ 2105]
Catalogue: Sailing

 
Conant, Melvin A.,
Heralds of Their Age.
NY, South Street Seapost Museum, (1972). VG PB. Colored illustrations of 19th century clipper ships interspersed with their descriptions. Few marks on binding.
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Book number: BOOKS051008I
USD 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 20.5 | £UK 17.5 | JP¥ 3308]
Catalogue: Sailing

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