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Reference Map of Oceania: The Pacific Islands of Micronesia, Polynesia, Melanesia
Reference Map of Oceania: The Pacific Islands of Micronesia, Polynesia, Melanesia
by James A. Bier
Edition: Map
Price: £10.50

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Clear layout of all the main oceanic islands, 15 Jun. 2015
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very clear and concise layout of all the main oceanic islands.


Bolivar: The Epic Life of the Man Who Liberated South America
Bolivar: The Epic Life of the Man Who Liberated South America
Price: £8.99

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars inspirational leader., 1 May 2015
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I found it a riveting read, couldn't really put the book down. What a man, he more or less was the dynamic force to release South America from the Spanish colonial grip. Unfortunately, the Spanish had left a terrible legacy which still exists to this day. A coloured class system and a corrupted society of landed aristocratic leaders and military despots.Infact it was the aftermath of the independence revolution, with all the double dealing, back stabbing that finally exhausted the poor man and took him to his early grave. He undertook such a thankless task, once the Spanish were kicked out the continent it escalated into further violence through sheer greed and power Hungary ex revolutionaries. He basically died in poverty after all his personal wealth was converscated by the Spanish.


Trekka Round the World
Trekka Round the World
Price: £7.21

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars He eventually meets up with Miles & Beryl Smeeton and sails on their boat Tzu Hang until the boat is pitch poled in Southern Oce, 8 Feb. 2015
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John Guzzwell tale of his circumnavigation of the world back in the early 1950's is quite an inspirational read. Certainly John had the wonder lust, but after he'd read both Joshua Slocum and Harry Pidgeons accounts of them both building their own boats and sailing around the world certainly inspired him to build his small 20ft wooden boat Trekka. He eventually meets up with Miles & Beryl Smeeton and sails on their boat Tzu Hang until the boat is pitch poled in Southern Ocean and how they all with the great practical help of John slowly regain land in South America. John then rejoins Trekka to finish the rest of his epic journey back to NW Canada. I really love the book and the simple straight forward way That John tells his tale.

John is a very practical young man with very little sailing experience who sets off in to blue yonder in his small boat Trekka.


Manoeuvring: At Close Quarters Under Power
Manoeuvring: At Close Quarters Under Power

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Book for close quarter handling, 2 Jan. 2014
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Can be tricky boat handling in tight spaces in marinas, especially if the tide and wind are acting upon your boat. This book explains with clear concise diagrams to walk through the correct procedures, and methods of escape if the manoeuvre goes pear shaped. Talks about prop wash, tight turns using forward and reverse engine without making too much way in a tight marina channel. I must on board all small boats.


GENUINE LEATHER SWIVEL HOLSTER BELT CLIP POUCH CASE COVER FOR APPLE IPHONE 3G 3GS 4 4S
GENUINE LEATHER SWIVEL HOLSTER BELT CLIP POUCH CASE COVER FOR APPLE IPHONE 3G 3GS 4 4S
Offered by Digitaljims
Price: £9.95

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Iphone Holder., 30 Nov. 2012
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Excellent product, phone fits snugly into the holster and it's really secure on my trouser belt. exceptional value for money.


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