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The Sea Devil
The Sea Devil

In 1916, a tall ship named Hero sailed under Norwegian colours out of the Elbe river in Germany. Loaded with cargo and ostensibly bound for Australia, she was in reality a German raider: the Seeadler, commanded by German aristocrat Count Felix von Luckner. She was tasked with destroying as many British merchant vessels as possible. Telling the story from the viewpoint of the utterly foxed and infuriated British Admiralty trying to capture this mysterious raider, The Sea Devil follows von

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The Caledonian Canal
The Caledonian Canal

Telford's plan, to connect Loch Ness, Loch Oich and Loch Lochy with each other and the sea, was a huge undertaking which brought civil engineering to the Highlands on a heroic scale. Deep in the Highlands, far from the canal network of England, engineers forged their way through the Great Glen to construct the biggest canal of its day: twenty-two miles of artificial cutting and no fewer than twenty-eight locks. A.D. (Sandy) Cameron's book has long been recognised as the authoritative work on

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Painting Boats & Harbours in Watercolour
Painting Boats & Harbours in Watercolour

Learn all the tips, tricks and techniques you need in order to paint beautiful scenes of boats and harbours in this inspiring and practical book. Terry Harrison explains that you don't need to be an expert on all things nautical to paint great boats and harbours, you just need to learn to paint what you see using the advice and exercises in this book. There is excellent advice on using photographs, painting reflections, rigging, sails, jetties and harbour walls, as well as boatyard clutter,

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Tall Ships Handbook
Tall Ships Handbook

Around 200 sailing vessels take part in the Tall Ships series of races, which travel the world each year. They regularly attract up to five million spectators, easily making them the largest public attendance of any event in the world. When the ships are in port, they are often open to the public to view them, from period Victorian sailing ships to brand-new sailing vessels with every modern convenience. One of the challenges for spectators is working our which ship is which and the Tall Ships

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Tall Ships Today
Tall Ships Today

Tall ships epitomize the glamour, majesty and romance of the sea. This book - supported and endorsed by Sail Training International - is a celebration of tall ships today, shining a spotlight on the world's most interesting and glamorous tall ships, the most spectacular regattas, races and adventurous passages, and the huge array of people who sail on them. With gorgeous photography and absorbing text, the book is divided into four chapters: 1) Origins and Evolution, telling the story of tall

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Adrift in Caledonia
Adrift in Caledonia

One clear morning in May, Nick Thorpe left his Edinburgh flat, ducked off the commuter route and hitched a ride aboard a little white canal boat, heading west towards the sea. It was the first mutinous step in a delightful boat-hopping odyssey that would take him 2500 miles through Scotland's canals, lochs and coastal waters, from the industrial Clyde to the scattered islands of Viking Shetland. Writing with characteristic humour and candour, the award-winning author of EIGHT MEN AND A DUCK

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