3 edition of The Country Life book of nautical terms under sail found in the catalog.
The Country Life book of nautical terms under sail
|Other titles||Nautical terms under sail.|
|Statement||[contributors, Peter C. Whitlock ... et al.].|
|Contributions||Whitlock, Peter C.|
|LC Classifications||V23 .C58 1978|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination|| p. :|
|Number of Pages||352|
|LC Control Number||78324355|
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Create # Country Life Books\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. Originally published in Great Britain under title: The Country life book of nautical terms under sail. Includes bibliographical references and index. The Ship - Basic Terms -- General Terms -- Building A Ship - Keel to Bulwarks -- Masts, Spars, Sails and Rigging -- Reeving and Bousing -- Anchor, Capstan and Windlass -- Ballast, Stowage and Cargo -- Ship-Types -- Boats and Boatwork -- Pages: This book contains a great deal of terminology and phrases dealing with every aspect of a sailing ship.
There is even a chapter listing sailor's jargon and colloquial phrases. Good volume to refer to when one is reading a sea novel and is unsure what is being referred to in the narrative. It has a glossary with all terms listed in alphabetical order and shows which chapter and /5(18).
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This book offers over a thousand examples of nautical terms and phrases from that language. There are, many more, some so esoteric that they're used by just a small group. People who are new to the world of boats often have difficulty understanding the meaning of many of the new words to which they are now exposed Often, it must seem as though they're listening to a language other than s: 1.
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Grrr. Visual Encyclopedia of Nautical Terms Under Sail by Basil W. Bathe, MarchCrown Pub edition, Hardcover in English. Scoresby invented a harpoon gun and is also remembered for his life-saving apparatus. Numerous woodcuts in the text of whales, narwhal, and other arctic creatures.
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After recently compiling a list of the best sailing movies we’ve seen, I was prompted into some related reading. Fresh from a delivery of sailing bestsellers (and less-sellers), I’ve put together a list of the best sailing books. This is a partial glossary of nautical terms; some remain current, while many date from the 17th to 19th also Wiktionary's nautical terms, Category:Nautical terms, and Nautical metaphors in the Further reading section for additional words and references.
This book is basically a glossary of terms relating to ships, sailing, and the navy as per the Aubrey/Maturin series by Patrick O'Brian. If you are interested in the English Navy during the Napoleonic Wars it might be of interest to you, otherwise I recommend it only as a pre-read and continuing reference book while you read the O'Brian books/5(89).
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From the Sailor’s Word-Book: Nautical Verbs, K-Z Every profession develops its own jargon, a kind of short-hand between those in the know. The sailing profession is one of the oldest on the planet, and has developed over the centuries; many of its terms.
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(Spoiler: If you want to go sailing for fun, they are.) First, a little history.The book is easy to read and understand because of the updated language. However, it does expect the reader to have background knowledge of sailing terms, naval history, and the difference between a navy and privateers.
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