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Grands voiliers : beaux livres - histoire et construction (1)

Un livre concernant les grands voiliers d'antan ? Découvrez ici nos ouvrages concernant l'histoire, l'évolution et la construction des navires à voiles, y compris les clipper, les voiliers en fer et les tall ships.

Tall Ships Today - Their Remarkable Story

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Description - 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 ships, giving a fascinating perspective on the impact of the development of international trade, conflict, design, technology and navigation
2) Tall Ships Today, celebrating the diversity of over 100 of the most interesting and famous tall ships in the world, with beautiful photography, key statistics and brief text on their histories
3) The Tall Ships Experience, following life on board and exploring how being part of the crew develops life, leadership and employability skills
4) Racing, Regattas and Passages, with at-sea and in-port photography featuring the most spectacular assemblies of sail that bring tall ships to the attention of millions worldwide.

With unique access to the very best photography and up to date information, this stunning book showcases just why tall ships continue to inspire and captivate people all over the world.

Présentation :224 pages, 31 x 22.5 cm, relié
Illustration :abondamment illustré avec photos en couleurs
Editeur :Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (GB, 2014)
EAN :9781472903464
Livre : Tall Ships Today - Their Remarkable Story

Tall Ships Today - Their Remarkable Story

Langue : anglais

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Grosssegler - Faszination unter Segeln (Typen-Kompass)

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Ce livre de référence présente les impressionnants navires-écoles à voile.

Pages du livre Grosssegler - Faszination unter Segeln (Typen-Kompass) (1)

Chaque voilier est présenté à l'aide d'une photo, d'une description historique et d'une fiche technique.

Sommaire : Activ (1951) - Alexander von Humboldt (1906/1988) - Amerigo Vespucci (1931) - Amphitrite (1887) - Artemis (1926/2001) - Astrid (1918) - Belem (1896) - Capitan Miranda (1930) - Carola (1900) - Christian Radich (1937) - Cuauhtémoc (1982) - Danmark (1932) - Dar Mlodziezy (1982) - KRI Dewarutji (1953) - Druzhba (1987) - Eagle (1936) - Eendracht II (1989) - Esmeralda (1954) - Europa (1910/1993) - Eye of the Wind (1911) - Falken (1946) - Fryderyk Chopin (1991) - Georg Stage II (1935) - Gloria (1968) - Gorch Fock I / Tovarishtsh (1933) - Gorch Fock II (1958) - Greif (1951) - Grossherzogin Elisabeth(1909) - Gunilla (1940/1999) - Hansekogge (1989) - Hiorten (1999/1692) - ORP Iskra II (1982) - Juan Sebastián de Elcano (1928) - Kaiwo Maru II (1989) - Kaliakra (1984) - Khersonez (1989) - Kruzenshtern (1926) - La Recouvrance (1992) - Libertad (1963) - Mare Frisium (1916) - Mercator (1932) - Mir (1987) - Palinuro V (1934) - Pride of Baltimore (1814/1988) - Roald Amundsen (1952/1991) - H.M.S. Rose (1757/1970) - Royal Clipper (2000) - Royalist (1971) - N. E. Sagres (1938) - Shabab Oman (1971) - Simon Bolivar (1980) - Sørlandet (1927) - Stad Amsterdam (2000) - Thor Heyerdahl (1930/1983) - Vegesack BV 2 (1895).

Pages du livre Grosssegler - Faszination unter Segeln (Typen-Kompass) (2)

Présentation :128 pages, 20.5 x 14 cm, broché
Illustration :99 photos en couleurs
Editeur :Pietsch Verlag (D, 2009)
Série :Typen-Kompass
EAN :9783613506138
Livre : Grosssegler - Faszination unter Segeln (Typen-Kompass)

Grosssegler - Faszination unter Segeln (Typen-Kompass)

Langue : allemand

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Tall Ships Handbook

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Description - 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 out which ship is which and the Tall Ships Handbook is a handy guidebook that makes it easy to identify each vessel, and also gives some background to the history and ownership.

Présentation :192 pages, 23.5 x 16.5 x 1.3 cm, broché
Illustration :240 photos en N&B et couleurs
Editeur :Amberley Publishing (GB, 2014)
EAN :9781445618890
Livre : Tall Ships Handbook

Tall Ships Handbook

Langue : anglais

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The Rigging of Ships in the Days of the Spritsail Topmast 1600-1720

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Description - Describes and depicts in detail how 17th-century English, French, Dutch, and other European trading ships and warships were rigged, from the lower masts and bowsprit to the running rigging of the topsails and topgallants.
Over 350 fine line drawings illustrate every rigging detail, also 25 halftones.
Reprint of the Marine Research Society, Salem, MA, 1927 edition.

Présentation :320 pages, 21.5 x 14 x 1.7 cm, broché
Illustration :375 illustrations
Editeur :Dover Publications Inc. (USA, 2003)
EAN :9780486279602
Livre : The Rigging of Ships in the Days of the Spritsail Topmast 1600-1720

The Rigging of Ships in the Days of the Spritsail Topmast 1600-1720

Langue : anglais

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Sailing into the Past - Replica Ships and Seamanship

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Description - Until recently, there was little practical knowledge of the ships of the distant past. We could only surmise as to the manner in which a Viking ship sailed or how fast a Greek trireme could be rowed.
The building of accurate replicas over the past generation has changed all that, and what has been learnt about the ships and boats of our ancestors has radically changed our perceptions of sailing and voyaging. This beautifully-illustrated book charts those discoveries.

The world's leading authorities look at individual replicas and discuss what they have taught us. Boris Rankov and John Coates, for example, discuss the Greek trireme, while Antonia Macarthur outlines the lessons learnt on Cook's Endeavour.
Each chapter deals with a particular vessel and construction, sail plans, and the intended role are covered before an analysis of sailing performance is discussed. Windward ability, seakindliness, speed and ease of handling are all dealt with. General chapters by Richard Woodman and Sean McGrail set the scene.

A fascinating work which offers the most accessible view yet as to how the ships of our seafaring forbears affected the manner in which they traded, fought and explored.

Présentation :224 pages, 25.5 x 18.5 x 2 cm, relié
Illustration :175 photos en N&B et couleurs
Editeur :Seaforth Publishing (GB, 2009)
EAN :9781848320130
Livre : Sailing into the Past - Replica Ships and Seamanship

Sailing into the Past - Replica Ships and Seamanship

Langue : anglais

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