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  • Mischief in Patagonia - Arthur Beale
    Tilman

    Mischief in Patagonia

    £12.00

    H W Tilman With a Foreword by Sir Robin Knox-Johnston ‘So I began thinking again of those two white blanks on the map, of penguins and humming bir...

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    £12.00
  • Mischief Among the Penguins - Arthur Beale
    Tilman

    Mischief Among the Penguins

    £12.00

    H W Tilman With a Foreword by Libby Purves ‘Hand (man) wanted for long voyage in small boat.No pay, no prospects, not much pleasure’ So read the c...

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    £12.00
  • Good Little Ship - Arthur Beale
    Lodestar Books

    Good Little Ship

    £14.00

    Arthur Ransome, Nancy Blackett and the Goblin Peter Willis With a Foreword by Libby Purves ‘There’s more than a touch of irony about the title o...

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    £14.00
  • Fishing Boats of Scotland - Arthur Beale
    Lodestar Books

    Fishing Boats of Scotland

    £15.00

    Drawings by Gloria Wilson With a Foreword by Mike Smylie In four dozen meticulous, informative and annotated drawings Gloria Wilson has recorded, b...

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    £15.00
  • Remembering the Boats - Arthur Beale
    Lodestar Books

    Remembering the Boats

    £17.00

    Remembering the Boats A lifetime with the North Sea fishing fleet Gloria Wilson Fishing boats, particularly those along the eastern seaboard of ...

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    £17.00
  • Fernhurst Books

    Racundra's First Cruise

    £16.99

    Arthur Ransome’s account of his maiden voyage in his beloved Racundra, which took him from Latvia, via Estonia, to Finland and back in 1922.By: Ar...

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    £16.99
  • Adlard Coles

    The Anatomy of Sail

    £35.00

    An encyclopedic compendium of every element of a yacht, this book contains a wealth of information for the aficionado as well as the newcomer, taki...

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    £35.00
  • In Mischief's Wake - Arthur Beale
    Tilman

    In Mischief's Wake

    £12.00

    H W Tilman With a Foreword by Bob Shepton I felt like one who had first betrayed and then deserted a stricken friend; a friend with whom for the p...

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    £12.00
  • Travels with my Nan - Arthur Beale
    Lodestar Books

    Travels with my Nan

    £14.00

    Travels with my Nan One family’s life with a barge yacht Nick Imber I first met her in Tollesbury and immediately fell for her. She was an Esse...

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    £14.00
  • Adlard Coles

    Tall Ships Today

    £35.00

    Tall ships epitomize the glamour, majesty and romance of the sea. This book - supported and endorsed by Sail Training International - is a celebrat...

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    £35.00
  • Forthright and Steadfast - Arthur Beale
    Lodestar Books

    Forthright and Steadfast

    £16.00

    The wooden fishing boats of Richard Irvin & Sons Gloria Wilson With a Foreword by Paul Gartside   Having recorded in pen and ink the Fishing Bo...

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    £16.00
  • Pilot Cutters Under Sail - Arthur Beale

    Pilot Cutters Under Sail

    £30.00

    The pilot cutters that operated around the coasts of northern Europe until the First World War were amongst the most seaworthy and beautiful craft ...

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    £30.00
  • For The Love of Sauntress - Arthur Beale
    Lodestar Books

    For The Love of Sauntress

    £12.00

    A Forty-Year Affair Martin O'Scannall “I wonder if you can help me.” “Maybe I could, or maybe I couldn’t,” was the very Welsh reply. “What is it y...

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    £12.00
  • Catalan Castaway - Arthur Beale
    Lodestar Books

    Catalan Castaway

    £10.00

    By Ben Crawshaw A sail-and-oar adventure in our own boat, one having the inevitable beauty of a form which accurately meets function - this is the...

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    £10.00
  • Fernhurst Books

    Racundra's Third Cruise

    £14.99

    A fascinating account of the honeymoon cruise of Swallows & Amazon’s author, Arthur Ransome, after his marriage to Trotsky’s secretary, Evgenia...

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    £14.99
  • Mostly Mischief - Arthur Beale
    Tilman

    Mostly Mischief

    £12.00

    H W Tilman With a Foreword by Roger D Taylor However many times it has been done, the act of casting off the warps and letting go one’s last hold ...

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    £12.00
  • Mischief in Greenland - Arthur Beale
    Tilman

    Mischief in Greenland

    £12.00

    H W Tilman With a Foreword by Colin Putt Only a man in the devil of a hurry would wish to fly to his mountains, forgoing the lingering pleasure an...

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    £12.00