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National Fisherman

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105015875839
Genre : Fisheries
File Size : 60.81 MB
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Category: Fisheries


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ISBN : WISC:89065945297
Genre : Milwaukee (Wis.)
File Size : 44.50 MB
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Category: Milwaukee (Wis.)

Near Death On The High Seas

Author : Cecil Kuhne
ISBN : 0307279340
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 25.11 MB
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A compilation of real-life adventure stories of survival in extreme conditions features Thor Heyerdahl's "Kon Tiki," "Adrift" by Steve Callahan, and "Gipsy Moth Circles the World" by Francis Chichester.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Yacht Racing Cruising

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ISBN : UOM:39015030271178
Genre : Sailboat racing
File Size : 82.3 MB
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Category: Sailboat racing

Nautical Quarterly

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ISBN : UOM:39015012681915
Genre : Boats and boating
File Size : 63.77 MB
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Category: Boats and boating

The Ancient Interface

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ISBN : UCSD:31822005608195
Genre : Sailboats
File Size : 43.74 MB
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Category: Sailboats

Books Of The Times

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ISBN : UCAL:B3556157
Genre : Books
File Size : 86.21 MB
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Sailing At The U S Naval Academy

Author : Robert W. McNitt
ISBN : UOM:39015034006067
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 80.86 MB
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Covers the history of yachting and sail training at the U.S. Naval Academy, providing portraits of notable ships, and profiles of major yachtsmen
Category: Technology & Engineering

Beyond Endurance

Author : Glin Bennet
ISBN : UOM:39015001728024
Genre : Accidents
File Size : 21.11 MB
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Category: Accidents

Inland Seas

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ISBN : UOM:39015029582668
Genre : Great Lakes (North America)
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Category: Great Lakes (North America)

Sea Frontiers

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ISBN : UCSD:31822009680224
Genre : Oceanography
File Size : 80.47 MB
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Category: Oceanography

Investigation Of The Use Of Drogues To Improve The Safety Of Sailing Yachts And Life Rafts

Author : Donald J. Jordan
ISBN : NWU:35556021350038
Genre : Boats and boating
File Size : 28.52 MB
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Model tests were conducted to investigate the use of drogues to improve the safety of sailing yachts and life rafts. The tests investigated the hazard of capsize by a breaking wave. The boats were assumed to be in a survival type storm with all sail off and not being controlled by the crew. The models were built to a scale of 1 to 32 and were weighted to give the proper dynamic characteristics. Two methods of breaking wave simulation were used: (1) A horizontal jet of water discharged at the model; (2) A breaking wave formed by the wake of a towed boat. A mathematical model was prepared which first simulated the motion of the boat-drogue system in non-breaking waves and then simulated a breaking wave strike. The tests indicated that the hazard of breaking wave capsize could be greatly reduced by the use of a properly engineered drogue. However, a systematic investigation of the parameters affecting the boat/drogue system, i.e. loads on the boat and drogue, line elasticity, wind and wave forces, has yet to be undertaken. More study and testing is required before a specific design can be recommended. (Author).
Category: Boats and boating

The Annapolis Book Of Seamanship

Author : John Rousmaniere
ISBN : PSU:000060360595
Genre : Sailing
File Size : 34.73 MB
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A definitive guide to the art and science of sailing boats of all types and sizes in all kinds of weather.
Category: Sailing

Rescue In The Pacific A True Story Of Disaster And Survival In A Force 12 Storm

Author : Tony Farrington
ISBN : 0071398902
Genre : History
File Size : 83.17 MB
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In June of 1994 a dangerous "bomb" storm caught dozens of cruising sailors by surprise as they voyaged north from New Zealand. This is the true story of how nine yachts struggled to survive the hurricane-like conditions. Boats were battered by fierce winds and capsized by seas towering well over 50 feet high. Equipment was ripped loose, and water penetrated every weak point. Masts collapsed, rudders broke, and sailors lost steering control when they needed it most. The crews coped as best they could with injury, fear, exhaustion, and illness. Their electronic calls for help were picked up by satellites and radio operators, who initiated a massive air and sea search. This is the story of heroic rescues, human endurance, and tragic loss.
Category: History

Library Journal

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ISBN : UVA:X002274166
Genre : Libraries
File Size : 59.81 MB
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Category: Libraries

The Woodenboat

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ISBN : UOM:39015058899314
Genre : Boatbuilding
File Size : 62.45 MB
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Category: Boatbuilding