Author Index 'B'

BACON, Douglas


Cruisemite ...Here is simplicity and economy for the backyard boatbuilder! This little cruiser is stout, chunky and fine for the family., 7pp, 5pl, --Pub# 5887 Add to Basket

BACON, Edwin M.

English Voyages of Adventure and Discovery ...Retold from Hakluyt: The core of America., 402 pp, --Pub# 0230 Add to Basket


Canoe Travelling ...The log of a cruise on the Baltic and practical hints on building and fitting canoes., 186 pp, --Pub# 0280 Add to Basket


Imada and How I Made Her, The ...A good English boat!, 8pp, --Pub# 5646 Add to Basket

BAILEY, Leslie E.

Bantam ...A 141/2 footer wonderful for racing or day-sailng., 8pp, 5pl, --Pub# 5177 Add to Basket

BAIN, J. Arthur

Life and Adventures of Nansen ...The absorbing story of the best known of the early arctic explorers, 450 pp, --Pub# 0562

BAKER, Sir Samuel W.

Cast up by the Sea ...A romance of the sea., 419 pp, --Pub# 0121 Add to Basket

BAKER, JR., Charles

Cooking for Fun Afloat ...How to find yet another one-dish-meal out of leftovers!, 34pp, --Pub# 5444 Add to Basket


Ocean and all its Wonders, The ...A beautiful volume of the life in the sea., 246 pp, --Pub# 0078 Add to Basket


Lighthouse, The ...A volume of nautical fiction., 204 pp, --Pub# 0721


Two Boats for the Unskilled Amateur ...Although we have many elaborate designs, there is a constant demand for very simple boats very easily built., 2pp, --Pub# 7057 Add to Basket

BARNES, Eleanor

As the River Flows ...A record of adventures in a canoe on the rivers and trout streams of southern England. Lovely illustrations--every page a gem, 189 pp, --Pub# 0341

BARNETT, T. Ratcliffe

Road to Rannoch and the Summer Isles--The ...Canoeing in the Highlands of Scotland with fifteen illustrations., 198 pp, --Pub# 0340

BARROW, Sir John

Eventful History of the Mutiny and piratical Seizu ...A Maritime History volume, 253 pp, --Pub# 0737

BASICH, George E.

Make Your Own Sailboat Fittings ...How to make a variety of brass fittings for your boat., 2pp, --Pub# 7837 Add to Basket

BEACH, David

Mehitabel--An 18' Plywood Cruiser ...She is 18 feet 8 inches overall, 16 feet 9 inches on the water, 7 feet 6 inches beam, 1 foot 2 inches draft., 8pp, 4pl, --Pub# 5669 Add to Basket

Argo A Double-Cabin Outboard Cruiser ...Packed in 22 feet of hull space are the accommodations of a real ship--head, galley, two separate sleeping areas and a salon., 7pp, 5pl, --Pub# 5676 Add to Basket

16-Ft. Runabout ...This 16' sportster with its racy, thoroughbred lines is designed for speed and power., 8pp, 6pl, --Pub# 5136 Add to Basket

Apache ...Here's a 16-foot plywood outboard runabout that's perfect for skiing, fishing and all-around family fun., 8pp, 5pl, --Pub# 5150 Add to Basket

Bayou Belle ...Another Bayou Belle, this 24-foot outboard river cruiser boasts the comforts of home., 8pp, 5pl, --Pub# 5152 Add to Basket

Dolphin--A 21 Ft Motor Sailer ...She will cruise three persons comfortably and four without crowding., 8pp, 5pl, --Pub# 5285 Add to Basket

BEACH, David D.

Skimen Mimi ...Designed for simplicity of construction, is Mimi, a flashy little lady at home in fast company., 8pp, 4pl, --Pub# 5727 Add to Basket

24-Ft. Outboard River Cruiser ...Shore comfort afloat for you and your family is possible with this cruising houseboat., 12pp, 5pl, --Pub# 5737 Add to Basket

18-Ft. Offshore Fisherman ...Easy-building plywood tailors "Tunny" to the blue-water angler., 11pp, 4pl, --Pub# 5741 Add to Basket

Little Harbour Putt-About ...She's far from the fastest thing afloat, but she has style and class. Builer he in your celler--it's easy., 8pp, 4pl, --Pub# 5746 Add to Basket

Family Vacation Cruiser ...Contains much in the way of those items which experience has shown to be desirable in a boat of this type., 10pp, 5pl, --Pub# 5750 Add to Basket

How to Build Channel Cat ...Like to relax when you're on the water and do your cruising at a leisurely pace? Then this catamaran is for you., 15pp, 6pl, --Pub# 5756 Add to Basket

How to Build Solari ...The 20-footer describe her is the fifth of a series which extends back about five years., 8pp, 7pl, --Pub# 5760 Add to Basket

How to Build Gemini ...This creator of advanced designs comes up with a 21-ft. catamaran powered by two big outboards., 8pp, 5pl, --Pub# 5763 Add to Basket

How to Build Sunfisher ...This fast open fishing boat can be adapted to inboard power., 9pp, 8pl, --Pub# 5766 Add to Basket

How to Build Picadilli ...This 20-ft. inboard jet day cruiser will provide plenty of room for that afternoon on the water, especially for water skiers., 10pp, 5pl, --Pub# 5770 Add to Basket

How to Build Paramour ...Here's a 22-ft. inboard cruiser that has a lot to recommend it in the way of creative design and unusual features., 12pp, 5pl, --Pub# 5776 Add to Basket

How to Build Sea Deuce ...Stylish 16' cruiser accomodates two comfortably on a weekend boating trip. Unique interior., 10pp, 7pl, --Pub# 5796 Add to Basket

20 Ft. Steamer Launch ...Visualize carefully polished brass trim on the boat, boiler and engine, and hear the gentle whoosh as the engine turns over., 12pp, 5pl, --Pub# 5799 Add to Basket

How to Build Morgiana ...This 20-foot is full of design ideas!, 8pp, 4pl, --Pub# 5807 Add to Basket

Herculette--A Mini Tug ...Chrome lovers and speedsters, steer clear of this jaunty craft--a good hones boat with character., 11pp, 5pl, --Pub# 5808 Add to Basket

Build Mucho Gusto ...Flashing speed for the hot0rod sailors is provided in this sweet little inboard craft., 12pp, 3pl, --Pub# 5844 Add to Basket

How to Build Dockside-Too--A Split-Level Houseboat ...This houseboat is a veritable home afloat--designed for real livng--for fishing--or for parties on the upper deck., 11pp, 5pl, --Pub# 5855 Add to Basket

How to Build Amigo Mio ...This high-performance runabout will take seas or heavy wakes without spine-jarring pounding., 8pp, 5pl, --Pub# 5858 1002

Duo-Duet ...This twin-hulled, dual-engined beauty was designed to cruise a pair of couples in comfort. Two topside styles to choose from., 12pp, 5pl, --Pub# 5867 Add to Basket

How to Build Sea Girl ...With this basic 18-ft. hull design, builders are offered a choice of three different topside arrangements., 8pp, 7pl, --Pub# 5869

How to Build Maumee Maid ...This 26-footer has all the essentials that are needed for summer after summer of comfortable family river cruising., 8pp, 4pl, --Pub# 5871 Add to Basket

Building a Jersey Speed Skiff ...What single design is right for Dad to use for fishing, Sis to use for her water skiing and Big Brother for racing?, 7pp, 4pl, --Pub# 5880 Add to Basket


Boat Building and Boating ...How to build everything from a log raft on up, with many camping tips., 219 pp, --Pub# 0245 Add to Basket

BEASLEY, M. Robert

Multi-Purpose Docks are Easy to Make ...Take a standard-sized piece of plywood, a couple of old 55-gallon steel drums and a few hours of time, and build this dock., 8pp, 1pl, --Pub# 5872 Add to Basket


Hitch-Hiker--A Running Board Boat ...A saw, hammer, a plane, tin snips and a soldering iron are all the tools needed to build this useful little boat., 16pp, --Pub# 5412 Add to Basket

BEATTY, William

Death of Lord Nelson, The ...A Maritime History volume, 76 pp, --Pub# 0701

BECH, Birger

Five Years in a Sailor's Life ...He shipped out as a cabin boy and eventually became a whaler in the Greenland whale fishery., 116 pp, --Pub# 0003 Add to Basket

BECKE, Louis

By Rock and Pool on an Austral Shore and Other Sto ...A volume of nautical fiction., 150 pp, --Pub# 0748

BECKE AND JEFFERY, Louis and Walter

Naval Pioneers of Australia, The ...A Maritime History volume, 195 pp, --Pub# 0734


Build this 14-foot Canoe for Little Money ...Of the numerous techniques I know for building a canoe, this one described here is by far the easiest., 6pp, 1pl, --Pub# 5484 Add to Basket

BEESLEY, Lawrence

Loss of the SS Titanic, The ...A Maritime History volume, 173 pp, --Pub# 0773

BEESON, Frank C.

Parti-O--A Trailerable Patio Craft ...A trailerable patio-craft that you can build provides semi-sheltered space afloat for summertime recreation., 6pp, 4pl, --Pub# 5257 Add to Basket

BELL, Archie

Spell of the Caribbean Islands, The ...A romantic view of the history of the Lesser Antilles., 356 pp, --Pub# 0050 Add to Basket

BELL, Charles

Titan ...19'3" over-all length 8' beam, 6'3" in the cabin 12" to 14" draft, depending on interior arrangement.(Fiberglass), 11pp, 3pl, --Pub# 5575 Add to Basket

Discoverer ...A modification of the highly successful cruiser, Adeventurer. (Fiberglass), 8pp, 5pl, --Pub# 5656 Add to Basket

Ranger ...A popular-sized 16' x 85"x 52" outboard-powered boat which will carry two motors. (Fiberglass), 16pp, 5pl, --Pub# 5138 Add to Basket

River Queen ...A real houseboat that will accommodae a family of six.(Fiberglass), 4pp, 1pl, --Pub# 5701 Add to Basket

Minuteman ...Here is a fast cruising catamaran. (Fiberglass), 8pp, 4pl, --Pub# 5448 Add to Basket

Seafoam--A 16 foot LWL Catamaran ...Weight 700 lbs; beam 8'; sail area 157 square feet (Fiberglass), 5pp, 3pl, --Pub# 5472 Add to Basket

How to Build Gull--A 12-Ft. Glass Racing Dinghy ...Gull is a sweet little 12-foot racing dinghy with plenty of stability and freeboard. (Fiberglass), 21pp, 4pl, --Pub# 5373 Add to Basket

Foam Boots ...Build these seagoing boots and have fun learning to walk on water (Fiberglass), 4pp, --Pub# 7832 Add to Basket

Aquacycle ...Convert that old bicycle into an amphibious craft for fun on both land and water. (Fiberglass), 4pp, --Pub# 7833 Add to Basket

Bubbles ...Here is a dinghy which should meet the requirements of most yachtsmen who want a light but stable dinghy. (Fiberglass), 4pp, --Pub# 7001 Add to Basket

Wendy Third ...A further development of her predecessors, Wendy and Wendy Two. (Fiberglass), 4pp, --Pub# 7002 Add to Basket

Fisherman ...Designed with one purpose in mind-fishing (Fiberglass), 4pp, --Pub# 7003 Add to Basket

Mohawk ...16' long, weighs 65 lbs and has 240 lbs of built-in floatation. (Fiberglass), 4pp, --Pub# 7004 Add to Basket

15 Fiberglass Boats ...Complete plans of the most popular sizes, 244 pp, --Pub# 0289 Add to Basket

Mardi Gras--A midget Class Ocean Racer ...Draft 36" S.A. 266 sq ft. Headroom in main cabin 5'4"--sleeps four to six (Fiberglass), 13pp, 4pl, --Pub# 5720 Add to Basket

B-29--Racing-Cruiser Sloop ...By any standards, this sleek 29-footer must be considered a fine yacht. (Fiberglass), 11pp, 4pl, --Pub# 5721 Add to Basket

Zephyr ...14'x6'x33" depth, weighs approximately 500 lbs and has 960 lbs positive flotation. (Fiberglass), 8pp, 5pl, --Pub# 5723 Add to Basket

Wendy--A Fiberglass Sailing Dinghy ...Here's how to build a dinghy in fiberglass., 22pp, 3pl, --Pub# 5748 Add to Basket

Wendy Two--A Featherweight Class 10' Sailing Dingh ...An application of the drape mold method of fiberglass construction., 8pp, 3pl, --Pub# 5779 Add to Basket

Sailing Dinghy of Plyfoam ...With lightweigh plyfoam, the home builder's task and tools are minimized, 4pp, --Pub# 7010 Add to Basket

Fiberglass Top for the Open Outboard, A ...You can make your own lightweight top and convert your boat for overnight use., 2pp, --Pub# 7011 Add to Basket

How to Build Fiberglass Boats ...A manual of Fiberglass boatbuilding techniques, with complete information on how to improve and repair any boat., 221 pp, --Pub# 0295 Add to Basket


Small Boats for Big Water ...What kinds of power boats to use in what kinds of waters., 20pp, --Pub# 5680 Add to Basket


From the Log of the Velsa ...Bennett's fascinating cruise through Holland., 278 pp, --Pub# 0105 Add to Basket


Marianne ...Marianne has a catamaran hull to provide minimum drag and maximum speed with a 75-hp outboard motor., 11pp, 3pl, --Pub# 5145 Add to Basket


Ramp Docking for Your Boat ...Here's an inexpensive way to keep your expensive boat high and dry and out of trouble when your back is turned., 4pp, --Pub# 7032 Add to Basket

BIDDLECOMBE, Captain George

The Art of Rigging ...Another fine reference for the rigging of period ship models, 155 pp, --Pub# 0357

BIGELOW, Poultney

Down the Danube-- Paddles and Politics ...A bit like MacGregor but an American this time., 233 pp, --Pub# 0143 Add to Basket

BILBY, Julian W.

Nanook of the North ...The well-know and widely lauded true story of eskimo hunters, 318 pp, --Pub# 0565

BISHOP, Nathaniel

Voyage of the Paper Canoe, The ...Bishop's extraordinary voyage from Canada to Florida in a paper canoe!, 285 pp, --Pub# 0014 Add to Basket

Four Months in a Sneakbox ...Another Bishop triumph!; from Ohio to Florida in the famous Barnegat Bay Sneakbox., 260 pp, --Pub# 0015 Add to Basket


Yachting with Models ...How to build a champion M Class model; hull construction, types of fittings, making sails and actual sailing of the model., 223 pp, --Pub# 0317

BLAND, William

Forms of Ships and Boats, The ...Experimentally derived hints on the principles regulating ship-building., 267 pp, --Pub# 0215 Add to Basket

BLIGH, William

Voyage to the South Sea, A ...A great cruising story, 191 pp, --Pub# 0702 Add to Basket

BLISS, William

Canoeing ...The Art and practice of canoeing on English rivers, navigations and canals with description and tables of distances., 288pp, 1pl, --Pub# 0327

Rapid Rivers ...About mountain-born rivers and the joy to be found in exploring them. By the same author as The Heart of England by Waterway., 240 pp, --Pub# 0332

Heart of England by Waterway--The ...A canoeing chronicle on river and canal, 184pp, 1pl, --Pub# 0334


Sailing and Small Craft Down the Ages ...Full descriptions and accurate drawings of the ships and small craft that sailed the seas from ancient Greece to the present., 293 pp, --Pub# 0292

BODEN, N.A., Cecil

Family Boat Anyone Can Build ...Carol, a 12-footer with a flair for fishing, speeding and sailing., 7pp, 4pl, --Pub# 5360 Add to Basket

BOGGIS, M.A., B.D., R. J. E.

Down the Jordan in a Canoe ...The canoe is really a kayak here and the mission much like MacGregor's (Rob Roy), 188 pp, --Pub# 0338

BONEHILL, Captain Ralph

Sailor Boy with Dewey, A ...--or Afloat in the Philippines., 250 pp, --Pub# 0069 Add to Basket

BOOTH, Bertram S.

Taking the Lines from a Model ...A simple method for taking off lines should be of interest to many model builders., 2pp, --Pub# 7859 Add to Basket

BORDEN, Charles

Confucius--A 17-ft Auxiliary Sloop ...Plans for a famous 17-foot auxiliary sloop that crossed the Pacific, 20pp, 6pl, --Pub# 5617 Add to Basket

BOSLEY, Robert

Lark Jr. ...Lark, Jr., is a boy's boat--a 131/2-foot long cabin cruiser for inland and coastal waters., 10pp, 3pl, --Pub# 5115 Add to Basket


Book of Knots, The ...The first knot book!, 63pp, 4pl, --Pub# 0246 Add to Basket

BOWMAN, W. Dodgson

Yachting and Yachtsmen ...Traces the history and gradual development of Yachting from its modest beginnings in the reign of Charles II., 280 pp, --Pub# 0223 Add to Basket

BRADY, William

Kedge Anchor or Young Sailor's Assistant, The ...Practical Evolutions of Modern Seamanship, Rigging, Knotting, Splicing, Blocs, Purchases, Running-Rigging, 400 pp, --Pub# 0096 Add to Basket


Build the Spencer 23--Inboard/Outboard Cruiser ...Seaworthiness, ample strength, attractive modern styling and beam within the limits for trailer clearance., 16pp, 3pl, --Pub# 5691 Add to Basket

Build the Spencer 26 ...She is a fast, seaworthy cruiser with all the style of a fine custom product., 10pp, 3pl, --Pub# 5692 Add to Basket

Firefly ...Speed, stability and portability with room for five--that's the promise of this versatile plywood and Fiberglass 14-footer., 7pp, 3pl, --Pub# 5153 Add to Basket


Build the Jumper Sailboard ...It's small and easy to build, but this 13.5 footer is a giant of a boat in the fun department., 6pp, 3pl, --Pub# 5485 Add to Basket


Voyage in the Sunbeam, A ...The first private yacht to make a circumnavigation. Brassey was also a First Lord of the Admiralty., 402 pp, --Pub# 0028


How I Rigged the Canoe "Frolic" ...Rigging a small sailing canoe., 8pp, 1pl, --Pub# 5655 Add to Basket

BREWER, Edward S.

Grand Banks 22, The ...Personality plus, and performance too--you'll find both when you take the helm of this salty ketch., 14pp, 7pl, --Pub# 5810 Add to Basket

BREWER, Miss Lucy

Female Marine, The ...The Adventures of Lucy Brewer: From a Brothel to the U.S.S. Constitution., 79 pp, --Pub# 0002 Add to Basket


How I Built an Aluminum Canoe ...Aluminum and small boats are made for each other--and it's no mystery material to use either., 12pp, --Pub# 5804 Add to Basket

BROOKS, Eldridge S.

Story of the American Sailor, The ...--in Active Service on Merchant Vessel and Man-of-War., 417 pp, --Pub# 0171 Add to Basket


Collapsible Pneumatic Raft ...Make it for the kids and use it for fishing!, 2pp, --Pub# 7914 Add to Basket


Around the World with the Great Voyagers ...A Record of the Finding of All Lands and Descriptions of the First Visits made by Europeans to the Wild Races of the World., 544 pp, --Pub# 0156 Add to Basket

BULSTAD, Orville G.

Power Your Boat With a Converted Model A Engine ...How to convert an auto engine for boat use., 12pp, 2pl, --Pub# 5273 Add to Basket


Medical Compend for Commanding Officers ...For Officers of Naval Vessels to which no Member of the Medical Department is attached., 171 pp, --Pub# 0022 Add to Basket

BURGESS, C.P. and E.D.

Silverfin--A 20-Ft. Sailboat ...This fast-saililng 20-ft. plywood sailboat has nice lines, was designed for a crew of three., 12pp, 3pl, --Pub# 5330 Add to Basket

BURGESS, Charles P.

Developable Surfaces for Plywood Boats ...Laying out a hull so that the true surface of it can be readily determined., 2pp, --Pub# 7051 Add to Basket


Guppy--A 5-ft Sailor ...It's a youngster's sailboat that Dad can build in a week end with two panels of fir plywood and help from the kids., 8pp, 3pl, --Pub# 5130 Add to Basket


Complete Shipwright, The ..."Demonstratively teaching the proportions used by experienced shipwrights according to their custom of building.", 140 pp, --Pub# 0285 Add to Basket

BUSSE, James C.

Make your own Electronic Fish Sensor & catch more ...Trout by telemetry!, 8pp, 1pl, --Pub# 5478 Add to Basket