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 

BACON, Edwin M.


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



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



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

BAILEY, Leslie E.


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

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 

BAKER, JR., Charles


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



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



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 

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 

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 


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 


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


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


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


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

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 


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


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


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 


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 


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 


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 


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 


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


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 


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 


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


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 


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


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


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


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 


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


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 


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 


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 



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

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 



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 

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 

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 

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 

BELL, Archie


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

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 


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


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


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


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


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


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 


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 



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



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



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



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 

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 

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 


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



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 

BLIGH, William


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

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 

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 

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 

BORDEN, Charles


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

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 



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

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 

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 



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 


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


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 



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 



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 

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 

BREWER, Miss Lucy


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



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 

BROOKS, Eldridge S.


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



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



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 

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 



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

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 

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 



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 



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

BUSSE, James C.


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