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The Visual encyclopedia of nautical terms under sail / principal advisers: George P.B. Naish, Alan Villiers, Basil W. Bathe [and others].

New York : Crown, 1978.
ISBN 9780517533178, 0517533170

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
LIB stacks
V23 .B32 Available Request
Other Title Country life book of nautical terms under sail
Subjects Maritime collection -- Anacortes (Wash.)
Naval art and science -- Dictionaries.
Navigation -- Terminology.
Seamanship -- Terminology.
Description 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (some color) charts, facsimiles, maps (chiefly color), plans ; 27 cm
Copyright Date 1978.
Notes Originally published 1978 in Great Britain under title: The Country life book of nautical terms under sail.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Ship - Basic Terms -- General Terms -- Building A Ship - Keel to Bulwarks -- Masts, Spars, Sails and Rigging -- Reeving and Bousing -- Anchor, Capstan and Windlass -- Ballast, Stowage and Cargo -- Ship-Types -- Boats and Boatwork -- Sailors' Life, Customs and Tools -- Calls and Commands -- Sailing and Seamanship -- The Language of Flags -- Fishing and Whaling -- Navigation -- Tides and Currents -- Wind and Weather -- Pilotage and Charts -- Navigational Instruments -- Inshore and Ashore --
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm04743614
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