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$25.00 $54.95  
Hardcover, Peter Vassilopoulos, 175 pages, 11.5 x 10.75, 9781894974349
A rich collection, retrospective, appreciation of the British Columbia maritime artist's most evocative work. Subjects range from historical themes from the earliest days of B. C. exploration to contemporary scenes of sailboat racing and warships.

HMS Warrior, 1860
$30.00 $69.00  
Hardcover, Andrew D. Lambert, 224 pages, 10.6 x 8.6, 9781844861286
Built to underline Victorian Britain's supremacy at sea, HMS Warrior was the world's first iron-hulled, armored warship. In 1979 she was rescued from ignominy as an oil jetty in Milford Haven to become the subject of an ambitious restoration programme, and for the last twenty years has been open...

Gar Wood Boats
Hardcover, Anthony Mollica Jr., 128 pages, 8.5 x 11, 9780760306079
Gar Wood boats are arguably the most coveted of all antique boats. This photo history presents Gar Wood, the man, his celebrated company and the magnificent boats themselves with special attention to the Baby Gar as well as runabouts, speedsters, and more.

Hardcover, Barry Pickthall, 9781908271099
Sailing Legends recounts the stories and heroes of the longest running ocean race. Begun in 1973 as the Whitbread Round the World Race, its evolution into the fully professional Volvo Ocean Race of today is a fascinating story littered with colourful characters and anecdotes and filled with...

$21.00 $35.00  
Used for a variety of purposes, from work to pleasure and many things in between, the boat has sparked innovation in the minds of people for thousands of years The Boat—a vessel for escape, adventure, trade, or travel. This is a mode of transport of infinite variety and one that inspires...

Hardcover, Gavin Brown, 9781908271822
This 11th edition of the legendary round the world race is arguably the most visually dazzling yacht race ever. Seldom has photography documented the quest to master the oceans or the ingredients of world-class sporting endeavour better or more vividly than in this Volvo Ocean Race. . From...

Ashley Book of Knots
Hardcover, Clifford W. Ashley, 610 pages, 8.5 x 11.25, 9780385040259
The bible of knot and rope work. Every practical and decorative knot, function and origin. 7,000 drawings describing 3,900 knots, splices and whippings. The final word on knotting and rope work the world over.

$10.00 $24.99  
Paperback, James Barry, 128 pages, 8 x 10, 9780760336328
Hackercraft is the story of the enigmatic naval architect John Hacker and his industry endeavors. Hackercraft gives an in-depth look at the flawed genius behind the boats. Hacker is arguably the most significant and influential powerboat designer of the early half of the 20th century. Pioneering...

Sailing Fascination
$20.00 $50.00  
Hardcover, Heinrich Hecht, 9780764342684
America's Cup races, regattas around the world, and Olympic sailing competitions are the classic yachting events where the most picturesque sailing takes place. This broad spectrum of yachting fascinates versatile professional photographer Heinrich Hecht. Over twenty years (1984 to 2008) of...

hardcover, Ivor Wilkins, 445 pages, 12 x 10, 9781869621629
New Zealand has a remarkable maritime history and many of us have a close relationship with the sea that surrounds us. No sooner had the first European settlers arrived in Auckland than they held a regatta to celebrate, and the first pure racing/pleasure yachts were built from the 1880s onwards,...