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Navigation & seamanship

See below for a selection of the latest books from Navigation & seamanship category. Presented with a red border are the Navigation & seamanship books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Navigation & seamanship books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Three Sheets to the Wind The Nautical Origins of Everyday Expressions

Three Sheets to the Wind The Nautical Origins of Everyday Expressions

Author: Cynthia Barrett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2019

The origins of a remarkable number of everyday words and phrases are anchored in our seafaring past. Three Sheets to the Wind: The Nautical Origins of Everyday Expressions is an entertaining compilation revealing the maritime roots of common English expressions. The original slush fund was the fatty scraps from boiled meat that the ship's cook secretly stashed away to sell at port to candle makers. The man who originally turned a blind eye was Admiral Nelson. In one of Naval history's most famous acts of insubordination, Nelson, in the heat of battle, raised his telescope to his blind eye and announced he could not see the signal flag commanding him to break off action. The perfect companion for etymology lovers, factophiles, ocean dreamers, and the conversationally curious, Three Sheets to the Wind features 200 words and expressions that are nautically inspired. Alphabetically organized (from A to Sea) readers can also enjoy 100 original illustrations as well as relevant excerpts from the great novels of Melville, Forester, O'Brian, and others. These passages illustrate how such literary giants reached for these expressions in their classic masterpieces. Our everyday speech is peppered with language used by sailors when someone says they are pooped because they stayed to the bitter end of happy hour .

The Golden Book of the Dutch Navigators

The Golden Book of the Dutch Navigators

Author: Hendrik Willem Van Loon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/04/2019

Imray Chart C31 Dover Strait to Le Havre

Imray Chart C31 Dover Strait to Le Havre

Author: Imray Imray Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/03/2019

Sovereign Harbour (1:20 000) Boulogne-sur-Mer (1:25 000) Le Treport (1:17 500) Dieppe (1:17 500) St-Valery-en-Caux (1:12 500) Fecamp (1:15 000) Approaches to Le Havre & River Seine (1:100 000) Le Havre Yacht Harbour (1:10 000)

Navigation Companion

Navigation Companion

Author: Tim Davison Format: Spiral bound Release Date: 22/01/2019

A handy, splash-proof, on-the-water summary of the key things you need to know about navigation at sea: the perfect quick reference guide to keep onboard. The book covers all the navigation essentials: charts, compass, tides, standard and secondary ports, dead reckoning, estimated position, course to steer, lights, GPS, waypoints and buoyage in a highly illustrated format making it easy to understand at a glance - ideal for those moments when you need an answer, and you need it fast! Spiral bound, this little companion stands up to frequent use and serves as a great aide-memoire.

Imray Chart G31 Northern Cyclades

Imray Chart G31 Northern Cyclades

Author: Imray Imray Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/01/2019

Limin Ay. Nikolaou (N. Kea) (1:17 500) Approaches to Finikas (N.Siros) (1:20 000) Ormos Naousis (N.Paros) (1:40 000) Mikonos & Approaches (N. Mikonos) (1:30 000) Ormos Gavriou (N.Andros) (1:30 000)

Imray Chart G121 South Ionian Islands Nisos Levkas to Nisos Zakinthos

Imray Chart G121 South Ionian Islands Nisos Levkas to Nisos Zakinthos

Author: Imray Imray Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/01/2019

On this 2019 edition the chart specification has been improved to show coloured light flashes. The display of buoyage within the Levkas Canal has been improved. The latest harbour developments at Vasiliki (N. Levkas) are included. Submarine cables and firing practice areas have been updated. There has been general updating throughout.

Imray chart G12 South Ionian Islands Nisos Levkas to Nisos Zakinthos

Imray chart G12 South Ionian Islands Nisos Levkas to Nisos Zakinthos

Author: Imray Imray Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/01/2019

On this 2019 edition the chart specification has been improved to show coloured light flashes. The display of buoyage within the Levkas Canal has been improved. Submarine cables and firing practice areas have been updated. There has been general updating throughout.

Imray Chart G141 Saronikos Kolpos

Imray Chart G141 Saronikos Kolpos

Author: Imray Imray Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/01/2019

On this 2019 edition the chart specification has been improved to show coloured light flashes. Submarine cables have been updated and firing practice areas have been added. Numerous harbour developments have been included. There has been general updating throughout.

Imray Chart G16 Western Peloponnisos

Imray Chart G16 Western Peloponnisos

Author: Imray Imray Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/01/2019

Limin Killinis (1:12 500) Limin Katakolou (1:20 000) Ormos Kiparissias (1:7500) Ormos Navarinou (1:30 000) Stenon Methonis (1:20 000) Limenas Kalamatas (1:12 500)

Imray Chart G14 Saronic and Argolic Gulfs

Imray Chart G14 Saronic and Argolic Gulfs

Author: Imray Imray Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/01/2019

On this 2019 edition the chart specification has been improved to show coloured light flashes. Submarine cables have been updated. There has been general updating throughout.

Norie's Nautical Tables

Norie's Nautical Tables

Author: Capt AG Blance Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2019