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              Books by Nick Tolerton

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              Home Boats
                 

              Home Boats (Paperback)

              By Tolerton, Nick

              • RRP: $79.99
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              The story of the magnificent passenger and cargo ships that made New Zealand - and the colourful characters who manned them. Masters, engineers, deck officers, radio operators, seamen, cadets, shore staff and passengers talked to maritime historian Nick Tolerton for this brillian...tly illustrated book, full of salty tales of adventures at sea and ashore, war, storms, smuggling, eccentric characters, and fun and misadventures in port. Special features include harrowing excerpts from the previously unpublished diary of a passenger on New Zealand's worst immigrant ship on which 44 people died on the voyage to New Zealand and the recollections of New Zealand's last Cape Horner. This fascinating story of the golden age of seafaring is complemented by 400 photographs, most of them previously unpublished.
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              ISBN 9781877418884
              Published NZ 30 Jul 2021
              Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
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              6 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Product Tankers
               

              Product Tankers (Hardback)

              By Tolerton, Nick; Pryce, Michael

              • RRP: $69.99
              • $69.99
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              This book by well-known New Zealand maritime writers Nick Tolerton and Captain Michael Pryce is the first history of a major segment of shipping, the product tankers which bring fuel to New Zealand's ports and to ports around the world. It includes a chapter on the history of New... Zealand's coastal tankers with many photographs of them from the first, Paua of 1927, to the latest, Matuku, which went into service this year. A superbly-illustrated 256 page A4 book with dust-jacket, Product Tankers has more than 350 illustrations (most of them in colour and most previously unpublished), including some ship plans. As well as the fascinating and little known story of New Zealand's tanker services, it includes a comprehensive history of product tankers from the World War Two standard-designs through the classic post-war tankers to the first pure product tanker designs, the innovative tankers of the late 1960s, the 1970s, and 1980s, and the sophisticated product and chemical carriers of today. It also includes many fascinating reminiscences from New Zealand seafarers, the history of Shell's and BP product carrier fleets, and chapters on ice navigation and tankers at war, including Vietnam and the Falklands. The perfect Christmas present for anyone with an interest in ships and the sea. The authors: NICK TOLERTON - This is the 10th nautical or sports book by this Christchurch writer. He has also written Below the Timeball: 150 Years of the Port of Lyttelton, Lyttelton Icon: 100 Years of the Steam Tug Lyttelton; Spirit of the Coast: The Story of Pacifica Shipping, Reefer Ships: The Ocean Princesses, and Bulk Carriers: The Ocean Cinderellas. CAPTAIN MICHAEL PRYCE - This is the first book by Captain Pryce, the Wellington regional harbourmaster and president of the New Zealand Ship & Marine Society and editor of its respected journal Marine News. A former tankerman himself who served on 26 ships during 23 years at sea with Shell, he is a well-known contributor to nautical publi
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              ISBN 9781877418235
              Published NZ 20 Nov 2016
              Publisher Misc - NZ/SP Publisher
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              Sailing in a Volcano: 100 Years of Club Sailing From Lyttelton
                

              Sailing in a Volcano: 100 Years of Club Sailing From Lyttelton (Paperback)

              By Tolerton, Nick; Nolan, Wayne; Nelson, Mandy

              • RRP: $69.99
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              "Sailing in a Volcano" records the history of three phases of the Naval Point Club Lyttelton (NPCL) from its roots in the Canterbury Yacht Club from 1886 until WWI; through its more formal iteration for 80 years as the Canterbury Yacht & Motor Boat Club from 1921; and, since 20...01, emerging as the Naval Point Club Lyttelton, embracing its amalgamation with the Banks Peninsula Cruising Club and welcoming a wider range of club-based water activities. This book also records the achievements of Club members of outstanding ability who have brought honour, not only to Canterbury, but also to New Zealand. Many national, Olympic and world champions have learnt their craft sailing from Lyttelton including New Zealand's first Olympic sailing gold medallists Peter Mander and Jack Cropp, and OK dinghy world champion and TV personality Peter Lester. The stories of twenty Club champions are told in this book. No club can exist without commitment from families. NPCL is no exception, and this book celebrates the stories of a dozen families, many based in Lyttelton, who have had three or more generations of their family sail as members or serve the Club in some other capacity.
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              ISBN 9780473595319
              Published NZ 12 Nov 2021
              Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
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              Crusaders: Super 12 Champions
               

              Crusaders: Super 12 Champions (Paperback, New title)

              By Tolerton, Nick; Photographs by Baker, Ken; Foreword by Deans, Rob

              • RRP: $19.99
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              A must for rugby fans as a souvenir of the Crusaders' triumph in the last season of Super 12. This 48-page full-colour book tells the story of the season in which the Crusaders stamped themselves as the most successful team in Super 12 history, winning the title for the fifth tim...e in 10 years. The dramas, the records broken, and the highs and lows of a remarkable season are all there in a book which includes profiles on the leading Crusaders personalities, the stories and quotes as the season unfolded, and all the statistics. There is also a foreword by Rob Deans. Pictures by top Christchurch sports photographer Ken Baker and words by Christchurch sports writer Nick Tolerton.
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              ISBN 9780958263122
              Published NZ 17 Jun 2005
              Publisher Willson Scott Publishing
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