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Sea-boats, Oars and Sails

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by O'Brien, Conor
"Most of what is written about boats is naturally based on the orthodox view, and the man who wants a boat neither for class racing nor as a harbour ornament, but to go to sea in, gets little guidance from it. This book of mine is frankly unorthodox, in that I hold nothing sacred and take nothing for granted." So writes the (inter alia) intellectual, gun-runner, naval officer and circumnavigator Conor O'Br...
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Messing About in Boats

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by Muir, John R.
Inexplicably out of print since the late 1940s, Messing About in Boats is one of the most charming and evocative accounts of work and leisure afloat in the years either side of the Great War. John Muir describes with humanity and humour the perils of boat acquisition and ownership by the impecunious, and the somewhat mixed talents of the Paid Hand. But his account is more than balanced by the interest and p...
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A White Boat from England

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by Millar, George
The third of George Millar's masterful sailing and travel narratives to be republished many decades after their original appearance. On the face of it, this voyage from Lymington to the Riviera should not be noteworthy, but this is a world recovering from war, and the author a man 'incapable of writing a dull sentence'.
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