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Collisions: How to Avoid Them, First Edition by The North of England PandI Association
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016 and represented by The North of England PandI Association. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Navigation
The International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea 1972 (COLREGs) are the foundations upon which safe navigation and conduct of vessels are built. Designed specifically for use on ships' bridges, this guide is intended to provide practical advice to all watchkeepers, from cadets to masters and inspecting officers, on the key collision avoidance rules.
Fatherland Without Borders by Vicario Ventura
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 84,160. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Transportation » Navigation
Vicario Ventura, born in 1951, suspended his high school studies at the age of 26 to direct his footsteps to a port of Colombia and leave as a stowaway on board a foreigner ship, with a backpack as his only possession. Thus, began a life of trips and adventures around the world which he later dedicated to the profession of seaman, compatible with his vocation of solitary traveler.
The Fog and Tunnel Vision by Jamie McNabb
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Transportation » Navigation
This is a brief description of one of the hazards to be encountered when maneuvering a boat in the fog.
Patria Sin Fronteras by Vicario Ventura
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 82,410. Language: Spanish. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Transportation » Navigation
Patria sin fronteras es un libro que con un realismo descriptivo relata las costumbres de 20 países lejanos y la vivencia del autor a bordo de un barco carguero con una tripulación de origen griego. Es además un libro ameno e informativo para el sociólogo, el político, el periodista y todo aquel que desconozca el mundo más allá del límite de una ciudad.
The SatNav Users Guide to Navigation and Mapping Using GPS by John Maris
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,080. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Navigation, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
An integrated GPS, navigation and mapping book on the principles behind satellite navigation systems. What goes into making that little screen in your vehicle work? Here this marvellous technology is explained.
The Impossible Takes a Little Longer by Eric Edis
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 89,320. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Transportation » Navigation
This is a true account of an incredible journey across the world, driving a Land Rover. The year is 1957, and the intrepid Eric Edis has an expedition planned on scraps of paper.
Two Clowns Cross the Pacific in a Small Boat by John Champion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Transportation » Navigation
Tells of a sailing journey from San Diego to Australia in a 40 foot sailing boat. Covers Mexico, French Polynesia, Cook Islands, Tonga and Fiji. Also has a chapter on various events "that were too much fun," for the crew. Includes useful detail on various formalities required in the respective ports of call.
How to Select and Buy a Cruising Boat at Home or Offshore. by John Champion
Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,310. Language: Australian English. Published: September 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport, Nonfiction » Transportation » Navigation
Outlines the selection and purchase of cruising sailing boats with particular detail on purchasing from the USA. Includes checklists for boat inspections, discussion on vessel types, tax, formalities and importation methods. A light hearted but factual read as amusing as it is informative.