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The Boater’s Weather Guide
2nd Edition Margaret
Williams. This book acquaints boaters with the forces
that shape weather. A logical explanation of climate and
weather, concentrating on those aspects that affect the
mariner the most-wind speed and direction, low visibility,
thunderstorms, gales, and hurricanes.
Size:4.5”x7”•40bw illustrations•160pp.
Celestial Navigation by H.O.249
John E. Milligan.
H.O. 249 tables, the most widely used among amateur
navigators at sea because of their simplicity. If you
can read, add and subtract, understand angles, and
use a protractor, you can learn to navigate in your
armchair or at sea.
Size:7”x10”•65 illustrations/tables•112pp.
Celestial Navigation 2nd Edition
W. Wright. This is a quick, easy, and thorough
explanation of the practice of celestial navigation
at sea, using simple and inexpensive equipment.
Including excerpts from the Nautical Almanac
and Publication. No.249 included. Blank work
forms are included.
Celestial for the Cruising Navigator
Merle B.
Turner. A comprehensive treatment of celestial naviga-
tion based upon the essential foundations of nautical
astronomy and spherical trigonometry. All computation
is done with the most inexpensive hand calculator. It
is sufficiently comprehensive to fulfill the needs of the
professional mariner.
Size: 7”x10” • 2 bw photos, 98 illustrations, Glossary/
Learn to Navigate by the Tutorial System
Developed at Harvard
Charles A. Whitney
and Frances R. Wright. This book is written for
the mariner who wants to learn the concepts of
piloting and navigation. They have also provided
an understanding of the principles so the sailor
can invent new methods when required.
Size:8.5”x11”•14bwphotos,250 illustrations,10
mapsandnumerous tables, index•328pp.
Navigator’s Notebook: A Workbook for
Marine Navigation.
Anthony Palmiotti. This
guide, intended for professional mariners and
for those studying for the U.S. Coast Guard
license examinations contains vital information
of all types, including a crash course in celestial
and terrestrial navigation, magnetic deviation
tables for calculating compass error, formulas
for determining leeway, and tips for navigating
close to home and across the oceans.
Size:8.5”x11”•30 images•96pp.
How to Navigate Today
6th Edition Leonard Gray.
Based on an earlier edition by M.R. Hart. For beginning
navigators to learn the subject on their own; it explains
what is being done and why, without getting beyond
basic mathematics. The method taught is H.O. 249
because it is simple, inexpensive, and accurate enough
for use even by experts.
Size:4.5”x7”•29 illustrations, index•128pp.
A Star to Steer Her By: A Self-Teaching
Guide to Offshore Navigation
Edward J.
Bergin. This book takes you step-by-step through
celestial navigation. A beginner’s text, giving
straightforward explanations of everything you
need to know to find your way across the bay
or around the globe. The book features specially
designed celestial navigation workforms.
Size: 8.5”x11” • 13 bw photos, 55 illustrations, 87
Sail and Motor Boats: Easy Solutions to Onboard
Hans Mühlbauer. The author, an experienced
long-distance sailor and charter organizer, offers his many
years of experience in this book. Mühlbauer discusses
improving safety, functionality and comfort, and also
offers many practical tips for everyday life on board.
Real TimeMethod of Radar Plotting
& Waldo. This manual/workbook provides the
means for an operator to develop an at-a-glance
capacity on a stabilized relative motion radar. Once
the system of Situation Recognition has been
achieved and mastered, a multitude of targets
can be handled safely and surely, and collision
avoidance becomes quite simple. The real method
of plotting equips the deck officer to pass the Coast
Guard’s radar observer test.
Size:8.5”x11”•40bw illustrations•48pp.
ABC’s of Boating Terms
boating. Itexplainsthesometimesconfusingterms
boatersuse inaneasy-to-understandand funway.
All About Boats A to Z
David and Zora
Aiken, IllustratedbyDavidAiken.Theyoungest
crewmembers will understand the purpose of
the many things they see while boating. This
is a great conversational tool on the aspects
of boating as families develop their onboard
teamwork. For children in kindergarten to
second grade.
Ship Model Building
3rd Edition Gene Johnson.
This is an enlarged edition of a work that has been
accepted as the most complete exposition of model
shipbuilding. The book is unusual in its attention to
minute and authentic detail, supplying more than a
thousand diagrams.
Size: 6”x9” • 17 bw photos, 22 illustrations, plans, and
1571/2platesofdrawings, index•320pp.
A Cruise Ship Primer: History &
Craig A. Munsart. Il-
lustrated with 172 images, this book
examines cruise ships during their
design, construction, operation, and
decommissioning, as well as provides
future projections for the industry. A
great resource for designers, architects,
shipbuilders, and the cruise ship passen-
ger. Take it along with you when you sail.
Size:11”x8.5”•172 illustrations•256pp.
The Cruise Ship Phenomenon in North America
Brian J. Cudahy. This book gives the reader a sense
of the scope of the cruise ship industry, tracing the
backgrounds of various cruise lines and providing
information about the time, money, and effort that
go into the myriad details encountered between
building plan and cruising itinerary. An unrivaled
work of reference.
Size:7”x10”•122bwphotos, index•384pp.
Out of the Fog: The Sinking of Andrea Doria
Algot Mattsson. Edited by Gordon W. Paulsen and
Bruce G. Paulsen; translated from Swedish by Richard E.
Fisher. Included are events leading up to the collision,
from the perspective of both ships; the collision itself
as well as the heroic and largely successful rescue
effort that followed. Testimony given at the hearing,
and a legal opinion from an attorney, directly involved
with the case.
Size:8.5”x11”•42 illustrations,29bwphotosand2maps,
Sequoia: Presidential Yacht
Giles M. Kelly,
with photographs by Ann Stevens. Built on the
Delaware Bay in 1925, Sequoia is a Trumpy-de-
signed 104-foot wooden motor yacht that has
hosted eight U.S. presidents and has become
a Chesapeake Bay icon. This is the saga of an
interesting vessel and her service through eight
and1map, index•136pp.
Chesapeake Bay Log Canoes and Bugeyes
M.V. Brewington. The history of log canoes and
bugeyes, providing meticulous descriptions
of the hulls, rigging, fittings, and specialized
equipment used on these unique bay craft. The
plates give lines and sail plans for more than a
score of specific vessels.
Size: 8.5”x11” • 158 bw photos, illustrations, one
map, index•184pp.
Chesapeake Bay Skipjacks
Pat Vojtech. The
history of the skipjack, is seen here primarily
through the eyes of the men who lived it. This
story of men who loved to sail and who often
risked their lives, balanced on the edge of danger,
to harvest the Chesapeake’s most valuable crop
ñ the oyster.
Chesapeake Steamboats: Vanished Fleet
C. Holly. The book begins with the building of the first
steamboat on the bay. A particular highlight is the
account of the steamer Columbus, which was built in
1828 and burned and sank in 1850 near the mouth
of the Potomac River.
Size:6”x9”•18 illustrations,8bwphotos,6maps, index
Powerboat Racing on the Chesapeake
Mowbray. The drama of racing and the personalities of
those involved are conveyed through the author’s first-
hand experiences gathered during close to thirty years
of following Chesapeake Bay regattas. An appendix
listing boat names, owners, and classes will surely be
of interest to any racing fan.
Size:6”x9”•60bwphotos, index•128pp.
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