Be sure to select PRINT or DIGITAL when you order.THE RISE, DECLINE, AND RENAISSANCE OF THE FRIENDSHIP SLOOP
The little sloops that earned their keep fishing and lobstering the coastal waters of Maine at the turn of the century and until the Second World War owed much in their design to the Muscongus Bay sloops, some of the Gloucester schooners, and to a handful of highly skilled boatbuilders in and around the town of Friendship and nearby islands. Today, these elegant boats are highly prized among yachstmen seeking a more traditional sailing experience. Roger F Duncan
MEMORIES OF A SHELLBACK - STAN HUGILL
Stan Hugill was the last person to have held the envied position of chantey singer on board a great merchant sailing ship when he served aboard the Garthpool that grounded in 1929. Following his retirement from deepwater Stan became the world's leading expert on chanteys and wrote several definitive books on the daily life and culture of the Jack Tar. In his later years his memories remained as vibrant and immediate as ever and, during the course of two interviews given in 1965 and 1984, he recounted highlights of his life with all the style of the truly great story-teller. John Wright
DECOMMISSIONING - A FAILED POLICY
In recent decades one of the aims of the European Union has been to conserve fish stocks and, to that end, to reduce the fishing fleets in some member states. In the UK as in France and elsewhere, this has had a disastrous effect with many a seaworthy, and sometimes historically important, vessel going under the chainsaw in order to remove it from the industry. The author explores the background to the policy and questions if there is an alternative solution. Phil Lockley
THE CSS ALABAMA
Much of the naval action of the American Civil War occurred far from the coastal waters of either the United States or the Confederacy. The most successful Confederate raider was the English-built CSS Alabama which boarded 447 vessels in just twenty-two months. She was lost in a battle in 1864 off Cherbourg, France, where, for the last fifteen years, a French-American team has been exploring the wreck and retrieving artefacts from the sea bed. Peter Ibold
THE EDDYSTONE LIGHT
There has been a light on the Eddystone Rocks of Plymouth, England, for three hundred years and yet, when Winstanley finished his tower in 1699 it was the first truly offshore lighthouse to have been built anywhere in the world. The author tells how the Eddystone's first three houses were designed and constructed. Francis Bennett
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