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Self Steering. AYRS 127.

By: ELLISON, R. Michael (ed.).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Amateur Yacht Research Society, London , 1999, ISBN:0851330762:

Seller ID: 84037


ELLISON, R. Michael (ed.). Self Steering. AYRS 127. London : Amateur Yacht Research Society, (1999). Pp i-vi,1-77,(3),a-b. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. Contents : Introduction. The facilities of Self Steering Gears. The Self Steering requirement. The History of Self Steering. Natural Self Steering and Tuning Techniques. Self Steering Gears. Sheet to Tiller Gears. Wind Vanes. Trim-Tab and Servo Gears. Commercial Gears – Notes and Observations (1998). Electric Self-Steering. Self steering for fast yachts. Glossary. Afterword. Very good to fine. 20.00 View more info

Voyaging Under Sail. 3rd printing of 2nd British Edition in dustjacket

By: HISCOCK, Eric C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, London, 1972,:

Seller ID: 24299


HISCOCK, Eric C. Voyaging Under Sail. With 150 Photographs by the Author and 65 Diagrams. Second Edition, Third Printing. London : Oxford University Press, (1972). Pp (8),[ix]-xvi,[1]-315,(5) + colour frontispiece + many plates. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. With chart end-papers. Toy 3892. A companion volume to Cruising Under Sail. "The revision covers technical developments in regard to steel hulls, man-made fibres for sails and rigging, self-steering devices, auxiliary engines and electricity, refrigerators, radio, and the latest aids to navigation. Nearly half the plates ... View more info

Voyaging Under Sail. 5th printing of 2nd British Edition in dustjacket

By: HISCOCK, Eric C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1977,:

Seller ID: 113587


HISCOCK, Eric C. Voyaging Under Sail. With 150 Photographs by the Author and 65 Diagrams. Second Edition (Fifth Printing). (Oxford) : Oxford University Press, (1977). Pp (8),[ix]-xvi,[1]-315,(5) + colour frontispiece + many plates. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. With chart end-papers. Toy 3892. A companion volume to Cruising Under Sail. "The revision covers technical developments in regard to steel hulls, man-made fibres for sails and rigging, self-steering devices, auxiliary engines and electricity, refrigerators, radio, and the latest aids to navigation. Nearly half the plat... View more info

Ocean Voyaging : A Critical Discussion of Modern Cruising Yachts and the Techniques of Ocean Sailing. Book Club Edition in dustjacket.

By: PARKER, David M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: John de Graff, Tuckahoe, NY, 1975,:

Seller ID: 35351


PARKER, David M. Ocean Voyaging : A Critical Discussion of Modern Cruising Yachts and the Techniques of Ocean Sailing. (Tuckahoe, NY: John de Graff, 1975). Book Club Edition. Pp (8),1-216. Large 8vo, red cloth. Toy 3927, Morris & Howland p.106. Contents: "Choosing the Hull Design"; "Construction andInterior Layout"; "Rigs and Rigging"; "Equipment"; "Self-Steering Systems" ; "Preparing the Yacht for Sea"; "Planning"; "Navigation"; "Seamanship"; "Oh! For a Life on the Rolling Sea". With regards to the last, it should... View more info

Pen Duick. First British Edition in dustjacket

By: TABARLY, Eric

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Adlard Coles Limited, London, 1965, ISBN:0229986471:

Seller ID: 100537


TABARLY, Eric. Pen Duick. Translated by Len Ortzen. London : Adlard Coles Limited, 1971. First British Printing. Pp. (8),[9]-171,(5). Illustrated withplans, charts, &c in the text. Large 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Toy 1548. The American edition was titled Ocean Racing. "The nam e Pen Duick is synonymous with the search for perfection in ocean racing. Eric Tabarly's obsession with the continuing development and improvement of hulls, rigging and geai the story of this book. His stoic dedication is seen through the design of four boats from Pen Duick II which won the 1964... View more info