Sailing Barges (Shire Albums) by Martin Hazell

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Published by Hyperion Books .

Written in English

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Number of Pages32
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Open LibraryOL9487097M
ISBN 100852635842
ISBN 109780852635841

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A traditional Dutch barge or schuyt is a flat-bottomed shoal-draught sailing barge, originally used for carrying cargo in the shallow Zuyder Zee and the rivers of are several traditional types, with characteristics determined by local conditions and customs.

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One of the few books to make our list of best sailing books that doesn’t take place on a sailboat. Dove – Robin Lee Graham. Dove is a book for those who dream of sailing around the world. Operational managers for two historic vessels – Thames Sailing Barge Edith May and Whitstable Oyster Smack Thistle F We’re a small family business, dedicated to promoting the historic East Coast fleet of smacks and barges and providing high quality experiences and events aboard these historic vessels.

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Harry was the first design I ever published, back in about The boat attracted a good deal of interest from Cruising World and Pacific Yachting readers, and I actually sold a few plans, and made a few variations.

About this Item: Bob Childs/Rochester Sailing Barges Puplication, Rochester, Kent, U.K., Soft Cover. Condition: Good+ to Very Good.

Book is concerned wilth "the story of Rochester-registered and locally-built barges in the era when such craft reached their peak during the year reign of Queen Victoria, from to ". A very informative book on sailing barges, second revised edition, pages full of information accompanied by many photographs, line drawings and plans.

Book is clean and bright, wrapper is a little dusty, rubbed on edges and a few small tears, inside of wrapper has smal residue of selotape which has been removed in the past, this does not. This bibliography has been prepared by the S.S.B.R.

and includes all known books and booklets relating to the Thames Sailing Barge. (Many of the books listed. The Society for Sailing Barge Research Blog.

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THE THAMES SAILING BARGE COMPENDIUM: A SCHEDULE OF SAILING BARGE DATA ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY AND BY LAST KNOWN LOCATION. The Case Book details interpretations of the Racing Rules of Sailing. It has been published by World Sailing for over 40 years and is available to download online.

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There’s also a range of larger training dinghies from builders such as RS, Topper, Laser and Hartley Boats. Also of great help has been David Renouf who has provided information and answered my queries via his Thames Sailing Barge web page. Some books used have included Frank Carr, Sailing Barges, London,and David and Elizabeth Wood, The Last Berth of a Sailorman, SSBR,(which included an excellent bibliographic essay).

Sailing Barge Drifter, Truro, Cornwall. 60 likes. Sailing Barge Drifter offers sailing trips from 2 hours to all day in the Falmouth area.5/5(1).The Ena is a wooden Thames sailing barge constructed in Harwich in that is resting on the flats adjacent to Stargate Marina in Hoo, is a notable Dunkirk little ship reputed to have rescued men.

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