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Commonwealth Cruisers 1939-45 #226 Osprey New Vanguard

By: Angus Konstam

Price: $24.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 003357


In the early 20th century Britain's largest colonies established their own small naval presence, and their ships fought alongside the Royal Navy during World War I. These fleets were expanded during the inter-war years, and in 1939 the Royal Australian Navy, the Royal Canadian Navy and the Royal New Zealand Navy willingly joined the fight on behalf of the British Commonwealth. For the most part these small navies consisted of a few cruisers and destroyers, designed to pr... View more info

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Byzantine Warship vs Arab Warship: 7th - 11th Centuries #64 Osprey Duel

By: Angus Konstam and Peter Dennis

Price: $34.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 000429


For four hundred years the Byzantine Empire's naval forces vied with the warships of the Islamic world for mastery of the Mediterranean. At the heart of this confrontation were the fighting vessels of the two powers, the Byzantine dromon and the Arabic shalandi, both oared warships. In those four centuries of warfare between two major maritime powers, both the Byzantines and the Arabs left us records of their doctrine and tactics, as well as of how their ships were built... View more info

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The Tamar Boats: A Complete Reference Book [used book][rare]

By: Betty J. Percy

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Australia, Foot & Playsted Pty Ltd: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 001387


This book tells the stories of more than 750 craft, almost without exception privately owned, built by professional and non-professional boat builders and launched from the banks of the Tamar River. Racing abilities and tales of extended cruises are on record along with outstanding racing successes in Tasmanian coastal and Bass Strait waters. Inevitably there is also recorded for a few their loss through foundering or other sad circumstance. In addition there are item... View more info

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Australian Boating Manual 5th Edition

By: Captain Dick Gandy

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Australia, Ocean Publications: 2015

Edition: 5th Edition

Seller ID: A1068


Australian Boating Manual by Captain Dick Gandy 5th Edition, released in 2015, has been updated for Maritime Training Package of 2013 and is almost twice the size of 1st edition. THE 5TH EDITION HAS BEEN UPDATED FOR.....COMMONWEALTH NAVIGATION ACT 2012 (Regulations for domestic vessels), MARITIME TRAINING PACKAGE 2013, PASSAGE PLANNING, WORK HEALTH & SAFETY (WHS) LEGISLATION 2012, MASTREP (Replacing AUSREP)VESSEL SECURITY SYSTEM,Z-DRIVE & VOITH-SCHNEIDER PROPULSION SY... View more info

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US Standard-Type Battleships 1941-45 1: Nevada, Pennsylvania and New Mexico Classes #220 Osprey New Vanguard

By: Mark Stille

Price: $24.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 000434


Written by US Navy expert Mark Stille, this book offers a unique insight into the Standard-type classes of US battleships. It provides a detailed investigation into the histories of each of the warships in the Standard-type battleship classes, the first three of which, the Nevada, Pennsylvania and New Mexico, formed the US Navy's main force in the inter-war period. The Standard-types reflected a new design philosophy: by designing each class to meet common standards of m... View more info

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Boats with an Open Mind: Seventy-five Unconventional Designs and Concepts [used book]

By: Philip C. Bolger

Price: $20.00

Publisher: USA, International Marine: 1994

Seller ID: 002258


Here are 75 novel and wonderful boats - some strange, some beautiful, all of them paragons of Philip Bolger's form-follows-function design philosophy. A planing microtrawler; a glass-galleried, beachable birdwatching boat; a fully enclosed ocean-cruising rowboat; cruising sailboats that take the ground at low tide; power, sail, and rowing boats from 6 to 95 feet - these are boats as only Bolger's unfettered imagination does them. This is the first collection of Bolger's ... View more info