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THE WARM DRY BOAT - By Roger McAfee
ISBN 0-9686853-4-X - 8.5"x11" - 123 pages - perfect bound - soft cover. Illustrated.

This book deals, in detail, with how to keep a boat warm and dry. It also deals with techniques to help win the constant battle against mold and mildew. Design, construction and maintenance features that help keep a boat dry are discussed as are factors leading to good ventilation. Various heating and cooking appliances, and their burners, are reviewed, and the production of hot water on board is discussed. Techniques of cooling without air conditioning are examined.

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THE STEEL HULL - By Roger McAfee
ISBN 0-9686853-6-6 - 8.5"x11" - 148 pages - spiral bound - soft cover. Illustrated.

This book discusses the nature of steel and it’s use as a boat building material and compares steel with aluminum and copper nickel. The writer also discusses corrosion protection and painting. It is the only book on the market that deals, in detail, with methods of steel hull repair including patching and plate insert methods. Other sections include safety, financial and social considerations, how to buy right and tools required - from screw drivers to grinders and welders.

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FORT ROSS - The Ship In The Shadow - By Roger McAfee
ISBN 0-9686853-8-2 - 8.5"x11" - 127 pages - perfect bound - soft cover. Illustrated.

Fort Ross, designed by William James Roue, the famed designer of the Bluenose, was built in 1938 for Hudson’s Bay Company Arctic service. Fort Ross was heavily built in wood and the book contains archival construction and structural photos, never before published. In 1969, the author, with a group of other young adventurers, brought the vessel from Halifax, through Panama to Vancouver. Subsequent research indicates that Fort Ross was likely the first vessel to circumnavigate North America. This book is about the history of the vessel and the author’s trip.

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THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE ON TEN DOLLARS A DAY - By George Hone
ISBN 0-9686853-5-8 - 8.5"x11"- 138 pages - perfect bound - soft cover. Illustrated.

This book chronicles the adventure of three ordinary men who, in a 27' steel motor sailer, became only the fourth crew in history to complete the Northwest Passage in a single season. Theirs was the first private Canadian vessel to do so. The vessel was the smallest to accomplish that feat and they did it on the smallest budget - $10 per man day.