|Sail Tall Ships! A Directory of Sail Training and Adventure at Sea
by David V. V. Wood, Jonathan Dickinson
A comprehensive guide to tall ships and sail training vessels operated throughout North America and worldwide. Contains listings for 227 tall ships and sail training vessels, including vessel and program descriptions, photographs, and contact information. Also contains information on shoreside programs, articles describing sail training experiences, and all the information needed to plan the adventure of a lifetime at sea.
|Eagle Seamanship : A Manual for Square-Rigger Sailing
by Edwin H. Daniels
If you are at all interested in sailing on square rigger's, or in ship modeling - this is a must have book that will fit in your pocket for reference on deck.
| Down to the Sea
The Fishing Schooners of Gloucester
by Joseph E. Garland, Sterling Hayden (Introduction)
The True Story of America's Most Famous Clipper Ship and the Woman Who Guided Her
by David W. Shaw
In the early days of the California gold rush, it took more than 200 days for a ship to travel from New York to San Francisco, a voyage of more than 16,000 miles. In 1851, however, a clipper called the Flying Cloud made the same journey in only 89 days, a headline-grabbing world record that the Cloud itself beat three years later (and that would not then be broken until 1989). The Flying Cloud's achievement was remarkable under any terms. But, writes David W. Shaw, it was all the more unusual because its navigator was a woman.
| Tall Ships : The Fleet for the 21st Century
by Thaddeus Koza
This new and revised edition of Tall Ships includes photographs and descriptions of more than 175 vessels, including the major class "A" ships along with many class "B" and "C" vessels from around the world. Organized alphabetically for easy reference, Tall Ships offers a major photograph of each vessel, supplemented by many photographs of details ranging from figure heads and binnacles to flags and rigging.
|The American-Built Clipper Ship,
Characteristics, Construction, and Details
by William L. Crothers
"... will soon be referred to as the ultimate book on the American clipper ship. This work is an instant classic." - Nautical Research Journal
| Chesapeake Bay Schooners
by Quentin Snediker, Ann Jensen
The book explains the development of the schooner type boat from the earliest settlements in America to its final usage in the 20th century as a common carrier on the Chesapeake Bay and the high seas.
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