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Coastal and Maritime Zone Planning and Management: Transnational and Legal Considerations (Wollongong Papers on Maritime Policy No. 2)
1 Coastal and Maritime Zone Planning and Management: Transnational and Legal Considerations (Wollongong Papers on Maritime Policy No. 2)
Australia Centre for Maritime Policy, University of Wollongong 1995 0947277161 / 9780947277161 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
137 pages. Comprises the proceedings of a workshop ... held at the University of Wollongong in September 1994. 
Price: 36.00 AUD
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Wrecked! Mysteries and Disasters at Sea, Bassett, Jan
2 Bassett, Jan Wrecked! Mysteries and Disasters at Sea
Australia Allen & Unwin 1996 1864480890 / 9781864480894 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
96 indexed pages including b/w and colour illustrations. Fabulous treasure lost for 300 years; mutineers chained to the ship's deck; a rescue on horseback; bodies vanished in a blowhole. These extraordinary stories of danger and heroism at sea chart the extremes of human experience. For primary and secondary school students. Covered in adhesive plastic. Shipwreck stories and miraculous rescues After long months of sailing across the oceans, navigating by sun and stars, there on the horizon is the new land. But wild seas, jagged rocks and coral reefs snared many a ship before it could reach safety. How many people drowned when the Cataraqui smashed into rocks off King Island? Find out how the 'graveyard' and treasure of the Batavia was uncovered after 300 years; how Captain Bligh and his castaways suffered in an open boat after the mutiny on the Bounty; how two people survived the wreck of the Loch Ard when everyone else perished. Did Eliza Fraser owe her life to the Aborigines? How do you explain the ancient wreck before the arrival of Captain Cook? Unbelievable but true, these extraordinary stories of disaster and rescue at sea chart the extremes of human experience - from brutality and madness to heroic courage and endurance. 
Price: 29.00 AUD
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Taming of the Crew, Brown, Michael; Neale-Brown, Sue
3 Brown, Michael; Neale-Brown, Sue Taming of the Crew
New Zealand Random House 1994 1869412133 / 9781869412135 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
219 pages including colour illustrations. The story of the New Zealand family who sold what they had and sailed away into the worst winter storms for half a century facing many challenges, danger and hardship. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Indian Ocean Treasure, Clarke, Arthur C.; Wilson, Mike
4 Clarke, Arthur C.; Wilson, Mike Indian Ocean Treasure
U. K. Carousel 1974 0552540498 / 9780552540490 1st Edition Glossy Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
147 pages. Sunken treasure! No other words hold more magic! Mike Wilson and two American boys, Bobby Kriegel and Mark Smith, were taking underwater photographs of sharks when Wilson suddenly saw a sunken ship beneath him. They investigated the site, and emerged with some silver coins, brass cannons, copper bars and musket-balls from the wreck. There followed a series of gripping adventures. The wreck turned out to be an 18th-century vessel stuffed with silver coins. But the waters were treacherous and the wreck did not yield up its secrets easily. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Spying Blind, MacDonnell, J. E.
5 MacDonnell, J. E. Spying Blind
Australia Horwitz Pub 1968 1st Edition Pictorial Soft Cover Fair 16mo 
126 pages. About a lady drug addict, a billionaire who wants to hijack a Russian spaceship and Mark Wood... James Edmond Macdonnell [1917/2002] was an Australian novelist of the Navy and of the Sea. He wrote over 200 novels, in at least 7 different series under several versions of his own name and several pseudonyms. Yellowning book with some stains. Stamp in the first page. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Strike That Flag, MacDonnell, James Edmond
6 MacDonnell, James Edmond Strike That Flag
Australia Horwitz 1988 0725520744 / 9780725520748 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 16mo 
144 pages. Jackal came upon the enemy force quickly... 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Sea Power in the New Century: Maritime Operations in Asia-Pacific beyond 2000, McCaffrie, Jack; Hinge, Alan
7 McCaffrie, Jack; Hinge, Alan Sea Power in the New Century: Maritime Operations in Asia-Pacific beyond 2000
Australia Australian Defence Studies Centre 1998 0731704185 / 9780731704187 1st Edition Glossy Soft Cover Good 12mo 
225 pages. This book is divided into three parts: Part One offers perspectives of how sea power serves current and prospective interests. It begins with an analysis by Drjan Breemer of the US Naval School of the changing context of maritime strategy. From there, experts representing various nations in the region examine factors affecting maritime interests and developments. They cover anticipated economic/political changes likely to affect navies and their missions in the 21st century. Part Two looks at links between force structure and maritime operations in tomorrow’s Asia Pacific. It presents technological and tactical developments that are likely to be employed in tomorrow’s operations, and covers surface, air, submarine and amphibious dimensions. Part Three focuses on the theory, practice and potential of cooperative maritime missions that serve national interests, such as those related to surveillance, safety and peacekeeping, together with confidence and security building measures. The main target ‘audience’ for this book is serving military personnel and representatives of forward looking industries that must keep abreast of strategic and technological factors affecting maritime operations and force structures in the longer term. The ‘what navies will be doing, and what they will need to buy’ core of the book provides valuable insights for industry. 
Price: 23.00 AUD
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The Wreck of the Admella, Mudie, Ian; MacPherson, Margaret (adapter); Zuber, Lesley (editor)
8 Mudie, Ian; MacPherson, Margaret (adapter); Zuber, Lesley (editor) The Wreck of the Admella
Australia Thomas Nelson 1978 017005313X / 9780170053136 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 16mo 
72 pages. A Classic Australian story. "SS Admella" was an Australian passenger steamship that was shipwrecked on a submerged reef off the coast of Carpenter Rocks, south west of Mount Gambier South Australia, in the early hours of Saturday 6 August 1859. Survivors clung to the wreck for over a week and many people took days to die as they glimpsed the land from the sea and watched as one rescue attempt after another failed. Of the 113 on board 24 survived, including only one woman. Of the 89 dead, 14 were children. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Storm Tactics Handbook: Modern Methods of Heaving-to for Survival in Extreme Conditions, Pardey, Lin & Larry
9 Pardey, Lin & Larry Storm Tactics Handbook: Modern Methods of Heaving-to for Survival in Extreme Conditions
UK Pardey Books 2000 0964603667 / 9780964603660 4th Printing Soft Cover Good 8vo 
186 indexed pages including illustrations. Explores modern methods of heaving-to for survival in extreme conditions. Trysail and para-anchor technology for all types of boats and sailors... There are many vessels lost at sea each year, for the same reasons that cause most accidents; varying combinations of bad equipment and bad judgment. But we are not helpless in the face of these problems. Appropriate behavior makes all the difference. In the following pages you'll find hard-won, carefully distilled information on what constitutes appropriate behavior in a storm. Not to say there is any magic Wand here. If you spend any time at sea, you’ll spend some time wishing you were someplace else. But the amazing truth is that those times can be some of the best of your life, a tempering process that nourishes and confirms the resilience of the human spirit. Prepare for it, train for it, and you’ll find it’s also true that anyone can take the helm When the sea is high. - Brion Toss, Author, Riggeris Apprentice. There is moderate wear in the cover and in the edges. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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An extreme event, Whitmont, Debbie
10 Whitmont, Debbie An extreme event
Australia Random House 1999 0091840570 / 9780091840570 1st Edition Soft Cover Good 8vo 
238 pages including illustrations and bibliographical references. The true story of the tragic 1998 Sydney to Hobart Race told in an unforgettable page-turning style. One of Australia's favourite sporting events, the 1998 Sydney to Hobart race turned into a disaster thanks to unusually severe weather conditions and crews underprepared for nature's worst. In the end, six men from three different boats died in the race; it's miraculous that number wasn't even greater. In the three days the story took to unfold there was unbelievable courage, both from crews and rescuers, incredible luck, tragedy and survival against the odds. Debbie Whitmont has updated this extraordinary story to include the findings of the coronial inquest into the deaths of the six men, and the moving and often surprising stories of life after the race for the survivors and the families of those who died. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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