Boats & Ships/Sailing

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  • Steam and Sail in Britain and North America


    This is an important illustrated survey about the experiments with steam and the first Naval warships. For anyone interested in maritime history, especially Naval techniques, this will become a continually source of reference and enjoyment.

  • The Boats of Men of War


    In the age of sail, the boats carried by the men-of-war were an essential part of the ship’s outfitting. They were necessary to move stores, act as the “engine” in confined waters, serve as amphibious raiders, and even to cruise independently as tenders to the mother ship. Over the centuries there have been many sizes, hull forms, and rigs employed, so the exact details proved a problem for model makers, marine artists, and builders of replicas.