This book served as a blueprint for many generations of yachtsmen and still provides very useful information the handling use traditional sailing boats all kinds. Reprint famous original from 1906.

With his comprehensive handbook, Henry Coleman Folkard (1827-1914) created one of the major works about construction, characteristics, and operation 19th century sailing boats. The detailed descriptions different boat types are supplemented by numerous illustrations a chapter with nautical vocabulary. Still standard book for readers interested in classic boatbuilding. Reprint 4th edition from 1870.

More than hundred years ago, three daredevil men go on a motor boat trip across the European continent. Starting from London, they travel 7000 miles by way of Thames, Seine, Rhine, Danube, and Black Sea. Henry Cottrell, part crew, describes their exciting adventures that face. Reprint original edition 1908.