Quality Time?

B1509

The author is a cartoonist with 50 years of sailing experience. More than half of the 50 years has involved taking out charter parties, providing insights into sailing that have allowed him to produce cartoons that amuse, entertain and inform. These are slices of life afloat and every yachtsman will enjoy the pictorial anecdotes. Most of the cartoons are reproduced in full colour.

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Yayaking, a beginner’s guide

B1508

This book originates from the pre-Wiley fernhurst publishing list. It is aimed at the beginner, although it also covers the basics of advanced kayaking. Apart from the cover, this is a single colour printing, but contains some excellent bandw photographs to illustrate the points made by the author, and particularly useful are the sets of frames illustrating a sequence.

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Yayaking, a beginner’s guide

B1508

This book originates from the pre-Wiley fernhurst publishing list. It is aimed at the beginner, although it also covers the basics of advanced kayaking. Apart from the cover, this is a single colour printing, but contains some excellent bandw photographs to illustrate the points made by the author, and particularly useful are the sets of frames illustrating a sequence.

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Practical Navigation for the Modern Boat Owner

B1507

This is a practical guide to navigation that makes no assumptions about the reader’s experience. Colour is used throughout the body of the book and there are a considerable number of illustrations that greatly aid understanding of what is a potentially complex subject. It deals very capably with the electronic navigation equipment that a modern vessel is likely to be equipped with and the explanation of these systems is straightforward.

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The Boating Handbook, All You Need To Know For Life On The Water

B1506

This is a book that provides what it details on the cover. It is a very clear and concise guide for the new skipper or crew. The book is contained in a clear plastic cover with zipper so it should prove very durable. It covers planning, packing, equipment, clothing, weather, sealife, signalling, navigation, first aid, cooking troubleshooting and every thing else that pleasure cruising requires.

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LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION ANNOUNCES THE PLANNED REDEMPTION OF ITS OUTSTANDING FLOATING RATE CONVERTIBLE DEBENTURES

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Bethesda, MD, June 26th, 2008 — Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) today announced the planned redemption of all of the outstanding $1,000,000,000 in original aggregate principal amount of Floating Rate Convertible Senior Debentures due 2033 on August 15, 2008. Lockheed Martin will redeem the debentures at a redemption price equal to $1,000 per $1,000 in original principal amount of debentures.

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Halyard announces Asafl ehf as Icelandic distributor

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Halyard, Europe’s largest designer and manufacturer of specialist marine exhaust systems, has appointed Asafl ehf as distributor for its products in Iceland.

Asafl ehf was established in 2007 and specialises in the distribution and servicing of marine engines and all machinery parts for fishing fleets, merchant fleets and the general boat building industry in Iceland.

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BAE SYSTEMS RECEIVES $15.9 MILLION CONTRACT FROM DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY FOR OUTER TACTICAL VEST COMPONENTS

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PHOENIX, Arizona– BAE Systems has been awarded a $15.9 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency for Outer Tactical Vest (OTV) components in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and the Global War on Terrorism. Issued to the U.S. armed forces, they include groin, throat and neck protectors. The OTV, when combined with Small Arms Protective Inserts plates, provides advanced protection against mines, grenades, mortar shells, artillery fire and rifle projectiles.

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BAE SYSTEMS PANTHER CONTRACT PROVIDES MODEL FOR FUTURE LAND SUPPORT

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NEWCASTLE, United Kingdom – A £28 million support contract awarded by the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) to BAE Systems for the new Panther Command and Liaison Vehicle (CLV) holds the promise of better vehicle availability at lower through-life cost.

The Panther System Support Arrangement (SSA) was announced today at DVD™ 2008, an annual event held by UK MOD. The contract, incentivises BAE Systems and its supply network to guarantee availability and reduce cost of ownership for the British Army from the day the vehicle enters service. The Panther is the first UK military vehicle to be entering service under this type of arrangement

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