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81 BLANCHARD, Fessenden S. STONE, William T. Cruising Guide to the Chesapeake, Including the Passages from Long Island Sound along the New Jersey Coast and Inland Waterway. 1973 ed in dj
1962, 
BLANCHARD, Fessenden S. and William T. STONE. A Cruising Guide to the Chesapeake, Including the Passages from Long Island Sound along the New Jersey Coast and Inland Waterway. Assisted by William T. Stone. With Illustrations & Charts. Revised Edition - 1973. N.Y.: Dodd, Mead & Co., (1973). Pp 306. 8vo, blue cloth. Morris & Howland p.16. Vg in nicked, price-clipped dj. 20.00

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82 BLANCHET, M. Wylie. Curve of Time. 30th Anniversary Paperback Edition.
Whitecap Books, Vancouver, 1990, ISBN:1895099269 
BLANCHET, M. Wylie. The Curve of Time. Vancouver/Toronto: Whitecap Books, (1991). Second Canadian Edition (30th Anniversary Special Edition). Pp. (6),vii-xvii,(1),1-170,(4). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers, French flaps. Toy 1081. The cruises of a woman and her children along the British Columbia coast aboard the 25-foot motor vessel Caprice. Four of the stories appeared first in Blackwood's Magazine. Very good. 12.00

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83 BLANDFORD, Percy W. Art of Sailing. First Edition in dustjacket
Evans Brothers Limited, London, 1965, 
BLANDFORD, Percy W. The Art of Sailing. London : Evans Brothers Limited, (1965). First Edition. Pp [1]-112. Illustrated. Index. Double Column. Oblong 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. Toy 2039. Contents : 1. Sailingtoday. 2. Basic considerations. 3. Boat construction. 4. Rigging details. 5. Basic sailing. 6. More advanced sailing. 7. Seamanship. 8. Cruising. 9. Pilotage and navigation. 10. Racing. 11. Costs. 12. Maintenance. 13. Alternative power. 14. A bigger boat. Light wear to spine ends and corners, name ticket, gift inscription, else very good in browned, torn and edgeworn, butunclipped, dustjacket. 18.00

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84 BLANDFORD, Percy W. Care and Repair Below Decks.
Adlard Coles Limited, Granada Publishing, London , 1980, ISBN:0229116361 
BLANDFORD, Percy W. Care and Repair Below Decks. London : Adlard Coles Limited, Granada Publishing, (1980). First Edition. Pp (6),[1]-112,(2). Illustrated. Index. Double Column. 8vo, glossy illustrated white paper covered boards. Toy 3690. Contents : 1. Planning the work. 2. Dealing with wood. 3. Dealing with plastics. 4. Dealing with metal. 5. ; 6. Bottled gas. 7. Other domestic fuels. 8. Plumbing. 9. Electrical work. 10. Safety and security equipment. Rubbed, edgeworn, musty, else good. 10.00

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85 BLANDFORD, Percy. Practical Boatman.
Stanley Paul, London, 1972, ISBN:0091110106 
BLANDFORD, Percy. Practical Boatman. London : Stanley Paul, (1972). First Edition. Pp [1]-157,(3),+ 8 pp plates. Text Illustrations. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Toy 4827. Contents : 1. Tools and techniques. 2. Repairs. 3. Painting. 4. Adding sail to a dinghy. 5. Rigging. 6. Decking a boat. 7. Dinghy modifications. 8. Cruiser conversion. 9. Internal work. 10. Keels and ballast. 11. Runabouts. 12. Onboard motors. 13. Inboard motors. 14. Surveying. 15. Trailers. 16. Electrical equipment. 17. Domestic equipment. Very good. 14.00

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86 BLEWITT, Mary Navigation for Yachtsmen, 3rd ed, 1st pr
Stanford Maritime, London, 1973, ISBN:0540009636 
BLEWITT, Mary. Navigation for Yachtsmen . L.: Edward Stanford, (1973). First Printing of Third Edition. Pp. 101. 8vo, illustrated orange card covered boards. Toy 2592. The definitive yachtsman's guide to navigation. Chapters:Equipment; Planning and Preparation; At Sea; Strategy; Reaching Your Desti nation; Going Foreign. Vg. 15.00

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87 BLEWITT, Mary Navigation for Yachtsmen, 3rd ed, 3rd pr
Stanford Maritime, London, 1977, ISBN:0540009636 
BLEWITT, Mary. Navigation for Yachtsmen . L.: Stanford Maritime, (1977). Third Printing of Third Edition. Pp. 101. 8vo, illustrated orange card covered boards. Toy 2592. The definitive yachtsman's guide to navigation. Chapters: Equipment; Planning and Preparation; At Sea; Strategy; Reaching Your Destination; Going Foreign. Head of spine bumped, else vg. 15.00

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88 BLEWITT, Mary ILLINGWORTH, J.H., foreword Celestial Navigation for Yachtsmen. 6th UK.
Edward Stanford, London, 1975, ISBN:0540009636 
BLEWITT, Mary. Celestial Navigation for Yachtsmen. Foreword by J.H. Illingworth. London: Edward Stanford, (1975). Sixth UK Edition. Pp. (12),1-68. 8vo, illustrated blue glossy paper covered boards, with white titles to front and spine. Toy 2591. A Yachting World publication, that first appeared in 1950, to which edition J.H. Illingworth provided a foreword, reprinted here.Contents: Part One: Theory: 1. The Heavenly Bodies -- Geographical Positio ns -- Declination -- Hour Angle -- Zenith -- Horizon -- Altitude -- Zenith Distance -- Elevated Pole -- Azimuth and Azimuth Angle -- Great Circles -- Greenwich Mean Time; 2. The Position Line -- The Meridian Passage; 3. The Spherical Triangle; 4. Sextant Altitude and True Altitude. Part Two: Practice: 1. Almanacs, Tables; 2. Sun Sights -- Moon Sights -- Planet Sights -- Meridian Sights -- Star Sights -- Pole Star Sights. Notes: Sextants -- Star Globes -- Spherical Triangles -- Calculators -- Tables of Computed Altitude and Azimuth (H.D. 486, H.O. 214) -- Marine Sight Reduction Tables (N.P. 401, H.). 229) -- Practice Sights -- Plotting Sheets. Light bumping to spine ends, else very good. 12.00

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89 Bluenose). CAMERON, Silver Donald Canadian Yachting 09:04 BRITTAIN, Chris Schooner : An article in Canadian Yachting: Power & Sail, Vol.9, No.4, April 1984
Canadian Yachting, 1984, 
(Bluenose). CAMERON, Silver Donald. "Schooner." An article in Canadian Yachting: Power & Sail, Vol.9, No.4, April 1984, pp 34-41, 75-78. Triple column. Illustrated with 5 photos. "One of the last in a long line of magnificentsailing ships, Bluenose was Canada's pride and glory of the open seas". Al so: Chris Brittain's "The Bras d'Or: Cruisers come a long way to discover Cape Breton's Saltwater Lakes" (pp.66-73). Very good, for the number. 8.00

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90 BOATBUILDING) WHITE, Gerald Taylor. COLVIN, Thomas E. TARBOX, Luther Problems in Small Boat Design. First Edition in dustjacket.
Sheridan House, New York, 1959, 
(BOATBUILDING). Problems in Small Boat Design: Selected from the papers of The Society of Small Craft Designers. Introduction by Gerald Taylor White, Chairman, SSCD. Illustrated with plans and drawings. New York : Sheridan House, (1959). First Edition. Pp (6), 5-246,(8). With some illustrations in the text. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Toy 4787, Morris & Howland p.129. "Selected from the papers of The Society ot Small Craft Designers. With an introduction by Gerald Taylor White, Chairman SSCD. 'llustratedwith plans, drawings and charts. The Society of Small Craft Designers is j ust what its name indicates— a professional association of designers of small boats, power or sailing craft, for racmg, cruising or work. At their annual meetings these architects and engineers discuss problems connected withsmall boats and offer well-thougni-out solutions for comment and criticism by their colleagues., Now, a selection of these discussions is made availa ble to the general boating public for the first time. The cream of these hitherto rather private talks can be enjoyed m this book. There's a wealth ofboating wisdom here, almost all of it clearly understandable to the man or woman who loves small boats. In a few instances only do the mathematics ca ll for some engineering background. For every small boat enthusiast it willbe an eye-opening treasury of frank and straight thinking opinions on smal l boat problems by the men who design thein. For the apprentice or practicing small craft designer it is a necessary part of his reference library. Itis difficult to choose favorites among these uniformly brilliant articles, but any boat owner will find a gold mine of practical advice on the subjec ts of Vibration in Power Boats, Vee vs Round Bottom Hulls, The Pros and Cons of Aluminum and Plastic Boats, How To Choose the Right Propeller for yourboat and motor, The Qualities of Mootor Sailers - and many other subjects. " (from the dj). Contents : 1. "Motorsailers" by John G. Kingdon; 2. "The Monohedron Hull" by Lindsay Lord; 3. "Tunnel Sterns" by William Garden; 4. "The Plastic Boat, Pro and Con" by Luther H. Tarbox; 5. "The Small Craft Designer and the Commercial Boat" by Robert F. Schneider; 6. "A Method of Determining Centers of Buoyancy" by Robert F. Schneider; 7. "The Value of Dimensional and Non- Dimensional Curves in Preliminary Design" by Thomas E. Colvin; 8. Relative Resistances of Similar Round and V-Bottom Models" by Luther H. Tarbox; 9. "Mulitconic Development of Hull Surfaces" by Samuel S. Rabl; 10. "Propeller Determination" by Gerald T. White; 11. " Some Notes on Propeller Performance" by Gerald T. White; 12. "The Stability of Powerboats" by Charles W. Wittholz; 13. "Notes on the Conversion of a Run-about" by Luther H. Tarbox; 14. "Let's Talk Torque" by Gerald T. White; 15. "Scantling Rules"; 16. "Aluminum Alloys in Small Craft Design and Construction" by Thomas E. Colvin; 17. "Some Studies in Vibration Problems" by Gerald T. White; 18. "Noise and Vibration: Its Prevention and Cure" by Raymond T. Sorel. Verygood in unclipped dustjacket.. 40.00

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91 BOBROW, Jill, (ed.) Megayachts USA : Volume Three : 2002. in dj.
Boat International Publications, Kingston-on-Thames, Surrey, 2001, ISBN:1898524211 
BOBROW, Jill, (ed.). The Megayachts USA : Volume Three : 2002. (Kingston-on-Thames, Surrey): Boat International Publications, (2001). Pp. [1]-284. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, black cloth with pressed lettering to front and gilt lettering to spine. A photographic odyssey inside the most luxurious American-owned yachts along US coasts. Vg in dj. 40.00

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92 BOC Challenge) Official Tuna Marine Brochure. ill. stapled card covers
1986, 
(BOC Challenge). Official Tuna Marine Brochure: BOC Challenge Around Alone 1986-87. [South Africa]: Tuna Marine, 1986. Pp [28]. Illustrated with colour photos to text and center pages fold out map. 4to, illustrated stapled card covers. Tuna Marine sponsored South African John Martin and his yacht, Tuna Marine, in the BOC Challenge, 1986-87. This publication not only celebrates John's victory on the first leg of the Challenge but gives an up date on his yachting background, the difficulties one would faced in such a raceand a quick review of other competitors and their yachts. A folding map of the race comprises centerfold of the book. Covers rubbed, lightly creased, ow vg. 10.00

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93 BODDEY, Martin (ed.) Twelfth Man : A book of original contributions brought together by The Lord's Taverners in honour of their patron H.R.H. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburg
Cassell, London , 1971, 
BODDEY, Martin (ed.). The Twelfth Man : A book of original contributions brought together by The Lord's Taverners in honour of their patron H.R.H. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, K.G., K.T., with a Foreword by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales. London : Cassell, (1971). First Edition. Pp (10),[1]-285,(1),+ 4 colour plates. Text illustrations. 8vo, navy blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed blue. Of nautical interest : E.F. Haylock's “Yachts 588 BC to AD 1971” (pp. 41-53); Jon Chamier's “Royal Yachts” (pp. 211-217); Gilroy's “A Cartoon [about HMS Magpie].” Ex-library (spine label, inkstamps, rear pouch, remnant of bookplate to front pastedown), else very good.10.00

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94 BOND, Bob Handbook of Sailing : A Complete Guide to all Sailing Tetchniques and Procedures for the Beginner and the Experienced Sailor. Third Printing in dustjacket
Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1982, ISBN:0394508386 
BOND, Bob. Handbook of Sailing. [dustjacket adds...A Complete Guide to All Sailing Techniques and Procedures for the Beginner and the Experienced Sailor]. Foreword by Bill Robinson. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, (December) 1982. Third Printing. Pp (5),6-352. Illustrated with 1250 drawings, photographsand diagrams to text. 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine. Toy 204 1. There is a wealth of information presented under the following topics: Basic sailing; Advanced sailing; Cruising; Navigation; Meteorology; Maintenance & Safety. "This is the first complete course in basic and advanced sailing—the first comprehensive guide to everv essential sailing technique — tobe presented in a sinqle volume. With its meticulous attention to detail, with its more than 1,250 how-to drawings, diagrams, and photographs enabling you to visualize every sailing procedure and maneuver, The Handbook of Sailing provides all the information you need, whether you are sailing the simplest small boat on a quiet lake or battling a force-eight gale during an offshore cruise. It deals fully with every type of boat, from a Sunfish to a Laser to a high-performance 470 to a family cruising boat. It tells you how to choose a boat, outfit it, transport it, rig it, sail it, race it, andmaintain it. It is both a from-scratch guide for the absolute beginner and a treasure trove of sailing tips that the more experienced hand will find enlightening. After a short introductory history of sailing, the author—England's foremost sailing instructor—turns to practical instructions on how to sail, organizing his material into three fact-packed sections" - from thedj flap.: Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 25.00

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95 BOND, Bob SLEIGHT, Steve. Cruising Boat Sailing : The Basic Guide to Techniques and Procedures. in dj.
Knopf, New York, 1983, 
BOND, Bob & Steve SLEIGHT. Cruising Boat Sailing [dustjacket adds : The Basic Guide to Techniques and Procedures]. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1983. First American Edition. Pp (7),8-160. Double column. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. ""The book is organized so that the novice can become familiar with all the techniques in a logical sequence, progressing from the basics of clothing and safety equipment and accomodations (and how to care for them) to sails and sail handling, tacking and jibing, steering and controlling boat speed, to anchoring and mooring, night sailing,rough weather techniques, and repairs and emergencies at sea. With its gre at attention to detail and its hundreds of drawings, photographs, and diagrams (including 96 pages in full color), with its clear explanation of the complicated equipment and superb instructions on the execution of every procedure and maneuver, this basic guide to cruising is an indispensable addition to any sailor's bookshelf." - from the dj. A few spots to first page, spotting to top-edge, else very good in rubbed dustjacket. 20.00

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96 BOND, Bob SLEIGHT, Steve. Zeilen Met Open Boten
Uitgeverij het Spectrum, 1985, 
BOND, Boband Steve SLEIGHT. Zeilen Met Open Boten. Utrecht: Uitgeverij het Spectrum, (1985). Pp 160. Illustrated. 8vo, ill. card covers. A Dutch-language edition of a well-illustrated boat-handling manual first published in English in1983, under the title Dinghy Sailing. Covered in clear adhesive plastic, decals to spine, title page and rfep, rubbed, else vg. 10.00

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97 BONNER, George Frederick Yachting Season of 1845. facsim in dj.
Nautical Pub. Co. in association with George G. Harrap, London, 1971, ISBN:0245507019 
BONNER, George Frederick. The Yachting Season of 1845 : An Illustrated Facsimile Reprint of The Yachtsman's Annual and General Register. London: Nautical Pub. Co. in association with George G. Harrap, (1971). Pp. (12),3-230. 8vo, brown spine with tan boards. Toy 0074. A facsimile of the Orger and Meryon-published "The Yachtsman's Annual and General Register". An overview of Britain's mid-Victorian yacht clubs, their laws and regulations, members,yachts, regattas and other events of the 1845 season. Includes information on the Royal Thames Yacht Club, The Royal Western Yacht Club, Royal York Y acht Club, Royal Northern Yacht Club, The Royal Southern Yacht Club, The Royal Harwich Yacht Club, The Arundel Yacht Club, Royal Eastern Yacht Club, Royal Victoria Yacht Club, Royal Kingstown Yacht Club, and Royal Mersey Yacht Club, with subsequent information on regattas and club events at rear. Very good in lightly edge-worn, price-clipped dj. 40.00

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My Holidays on Inland Waterways : 2000 Miles Cruising by Motor Boat and Pleasure Skiff on the Canals and Rivers of Great Britain.  Third Edition, BONTHRON, P
98 BONTHRON, P My Holidays on Inland Waterways : 2000 Miles Cruising by Motor Boat and Pleasure Skiff on the Canals and Rivers of Great Britain. Third Edition
Thomas Murby, 1919, 1919 
BONTHRON, P. My Holidays on Inland Waterways : 2000 Miles Cruising by MotorBoat and Pleasure Skiff an the Canals and Rivers of Great Britain. L: Thom as Murby, (1919). Third Edition. Pp 186, frontis., fldg. map, 31 leaves plates. 8vo, red cloth. Toy 1137: "Chatty but straightforward accounts of a series of cruises on most of the extant navigable waterways of England, Scotland, and Wales. Based on articles which appeared in The Motorboat, The Motor, The Autocar, and The Lock to Lock Times. A complete itinerary, with mileage, is given on pp. xi-xvi." General guidelines and specific itineraries for voyagers setting out to explore British inland waterways, distilled fromdecades' experience. The author is pioneering new frontiers for post-war p leasure travellers; as he assures us, most of these waterways are "left severely alone by the tourist." Spine sunned, very slightly rubbed, else vg. Anice copy. 100.00

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Cruise of the Northern Light : Explorations and Hunting in the Alaskan and Siberian Arctic, BORDEN, John, Mrs
99 BORDEN, John, Mrs Cruise of the Northern Light : Explorations and Hunting in the Alaskan and Siberian Arctic
Macmillan, New York, 1928, 
BORDEN, John, Mrs. The Cruise of the Northern Light: Explorations and Hunting in the Alaskan and Siberian Arctic. New York : Macmillan, 1928. Pp 317, portrait frontispiece. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 1082. A fluent and well illustrated account of the Borden Field-Museum 1927 Alaska Arctic Expedition. The author, her husband, and a crew largely composed of Sea Scouts left San Franciso for Juneau, the Bering Sea, and ultimately Wrangel Island above the Arctic Circle. Front hinge tender, slightly cocked, head and tail of spine nicked, cloth rubbed and slightly soiled, water spots to front board, owner's signature, else very good. 145.00

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100 BORTHWICK, J.S Bodies of Water : a murder mystery.. in dj.
St. Martin's, 1990, 
BORTHWICK, J.S. Bodies of Water : a murder mystery. NY: St. Martin's, (1990). Pp 287. 8vo, blue cloth. A mystery novel set on a luxury sailing yacht cruising the coast of Maine with a crew that will be familiar to lovers of the genre. Vg in rubbed dj. 15.00

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