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Rivers and creeks of the Thames estuary.

John James Cawdell Irving

Rivers and creeks of the Thames estuary.

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Published by O.M. Watts in London .
Written in English


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SeriesYachtsman"s pilot -- 1
The Physical Object
Pagination100 p. :
Number of Pages100
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Open LibraryOL19729574M


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54 rows  The Thames Estuary is where the River Thames meets the waters of the North Sea, Designated: 5 May This book is about a different type of cruising; not out sailing on a boisterous, unforgiving open ocean, but up into little creeks, saltwater marshes, and the many estuaries that make up the Greater Thames Estuary along the Kent, Essex and Suffolk County coastlines of England.5/5(1).

Thames Estuary Homepage. The Estuary of the River Thames is not a clearly defined entity, but make no mistake - where the salty waters of the North Sea are sweetened by the tide with the waters of the River Thames and its tributaries, there will always be a harbour for fishermen, sailors, yachtsmen and their boats.

Green Cloth. Condition: Very Good. Rivers and Creeks of the Thames Estuary, by Lieutenant-Commander John Irving, R.N. Volume I of the The Yachtsman's Pilot, published by 80pp including index and tide and distance charts, + two pages of ads.

Published by The Saturday Review, Ltd., publishers of the Yachting Monthly. The River Thames (/ ˈ t ɛ m z / TEMZ), known alternatively in parts as the Isis, is a river that flows through southern England including miles ( km), it is the longest river entirely in England and the second-longest in the United Kingdom, after the River Severn.

It flows through Oxford (where it is called the Isis), Reading, Henley-on-Thames and Windsor.⁃ coordinates: 51°41′39″N 2°01′47″W. Dating back to when Jack Coote, JanÕs father, produced the first black and white edition, East Coast Rivers, now extending from Lowestoft to Ramsgate, continues to cover the rivers, curlew-haunted creeks and intricate shoals and swatchways of the Thames Estuary and surrounding rivers.

For many years he’s weaved his way through the Thames estuary’s tidal creeks and rivers, mostly aboard his clinker sloop, exploring, noting and investigating, with his mate beside him.

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"Salt Marsh & Mud - a year's sailing on the Thames Estuary" Amberley Publishing, Stroud, Gloucestershire John Collins & James Dodds "River Colne Shipbuilders - A Portrait of Shipbuilding " Jardine Press Ltd, Wivenhoe, Essex Jeremy Pertwee „The Stour and Orwell Rivers and Beyond“ Leiston Press, Leiston, Suffolk Dating back to when Jack Coote, Jan's father, produced the first black and white edition, East Coast Rivers, now extending from Lowestoft to Ramsgate, continues to cover the rivers, curlew-haunted creeks and intricate shoals and swatchways of the Thames Estuary and surrounding rivers.

Part urban-industrial sprawl, part wild marshland, the Thames Estuary is an area of nautical square miles, stretching down past Clacton in Essex and Whitstable in Kent and out into the North : Blake Morrison. This article lists the tributaries of the River Thames from the sea to the source, in includes significant backwaters and waterways that have confluences with the main stream of the river.

Most of the tributaries are natural, but a few were man-made. In addition to those listed, the River Medway shares the Thames Estuary, and near Oxford the River Thames is also named. Walking season is upon us, and there are few finer treks than a stroll along the Thames. Here are ten of our favourite books about London's river, taking in.

Unlike Peter Ackroyd’s Thames book, which devotes only six of its pages to what happens east of Greenwich, the estuary is where Crampton’s book, The Way to. Buy Swinging the Lamp: Thames Estuary Tidal Tales by Nick Ardley (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

Dating back to when Jack Coote, Jan’s father, produced the first black and white edition, East Coast Rivers, now extending from Lowestoft to Ramsgate, continues to cover the rivers, curlew-haunted creeks and intricate shoals and swatchways of the Thames Estuary and surrounding rivers.

This new edition comes out on the 60th anniversary of Jack Coote’s first pilot book, which followed in the footsteps of Irving’s Rivers and Creeks of the Thames Estuary published in and the earlier East Coast Rivers by Messum published in Jack’s baby was taken on board by Janet following his sad, yet natural, death.

♥ Book Title: The Magic of the Swatchways ♣ Name Author: Maurice Griffiths "For over fifty years Maurice Griffiths cruised in a variety of small yachts amongst the rivers and creeks of the Thames Estuary and round the coasts of Suffolk, Essex and Kent.

In this classic book he tells of the boats he owned in that time, and shows how the. The estuary of the Thames is a world of constant flux. It is an artery of modern commerce and archaeology of past industry peppers its rivers and creeks. Flooded islands have become the domain of myriad of birds, nesting on hummocks of saltings and feeding on mud flats.

One of the best yachting books ever written, this is MAurice Griffith's first collection of yarns about the joys and problems of sailing the Thames estuary.

The Magic of the Swatchways rejoices in natural romance of the wild and deserted creeks and rivers of the East Coast of England, speaking to those who love to explore in small boats.

The Thames Estuary is one of the world's great deltas, providing passage in and out of London for millennia. It is silted up with the memories and artefacts of past voyages.

It is the habitat for an astonishing range of wildlife. And for the people who live and work on the estuary, it is a way of life unlike any other - one most would not trade /5(64). In the Thames the tide from the North Sea reaches as far as Teddington, which is about 55 miles upstream from Benfleet.

Benfleet is on the northern side of the inner Thames estuary. At this point the estuary starts to widen from about miles to over 4 miles wide at Southend, where it meets the North Sea in the outer Thames estuary.

Thames: The Biography by Peter Ackroyd charts the history, geography, flora and fauna of the Thames, as well its cultural, industrial, and economic impact on London and Londoners. It paints a vivid portrait of those who made their living on the Thames, by the Thames, or near the Thames.

Ackroyds research is extensive and impressive/5. For over fifty years Maurice Griffiths cruised in a variety of small yachts amongst the rivers and creeks of the Thames Estuary and round the coasts of Suffolk, Essex and Kent. In this classic book he tells of the boats he owned in that time, and shows how the experience gained with these small craft helped to turn him into a dedicated yacht.

Nick Ardley sails the Thames estuary from the Island Yacht Club on Canvey Island, Essex, where he has been based since around He enjoys his coastal hops immensely, but, it is the rivers and creeks themselves that causes a welling up of a magic within him: so much history abounds around the edges of those waters where much has disappeared.

Download - Get afloat on the River Thames. Go camping on the River Thames This guide to camping is perfect for organising a camping trip or when planning to walk the Thames Path.

It lists campsites on or near the non-tidal Thames and includes contact numbers, location, number of pitches and facilities provided at each site.

*Updated in   Rivers can also form what is called an estuary, where salty seawater mixes with fresh water near the river mouth to form “brackish water.” The Hudson River in New York, U.S., is an example of an estuary where brackish water extends more than kilometers ( miles) upstream.

Fast-flowing rivers carry pebbles, sand, and silt. Plastic litter threatens river life but also those in seas that rivers feed into.” examined debris caught up in eel fyke nets anchored to. The Long and Winding History of the Thames Float down England’s longest river, from its origin in the Cotswolds to its ramble through London, a journey through centuries of “liquid history”Author: Joshua Hammer.

Summary Edit. With a total length of Template:Convert, the Thames is the longest river entirely in England and the second longest in the United Kingdom. It rises at Thames Head in Gloucestershire, and flows into the North Sea via the Thames its way, it passes through London, the country's capital, where the river is deep and navigable to ships; the.

Thames Estuary. likes 4 talking about this 5, were here. The Thames Estuary is the estuary in which the River Thames meets the waters of the /5(10). InRoger Deakin set off to swim across the British Islands (through creeks, rivers, canals and other water places).

Along the way, he met people and discovered places. The book speaks of a truly imaginative man determined to show that there’s always something extraordinary to discover if you have the right attitude. He now writes avidly about his love and enthusiasm of sailing amongst the rivers and creeks around the Thames and its estuary discovering its industrial history.

Nick's wife, Christobel, the 'mate' in his yarns has grown to love the saltings too. For many years he's weaved his way through the Thames estuary's tidal creeks and rivers, mostly aboard his clinker sloop, exploring, noting and investigating, with his mate beside estuary of the Thames is a world of constant flux.

It is an artery of modern commerce and archaeology of past industry peppers its rivers and bility: Out of stock. The River Thames is perhaps the best known river in the Anglo-Saxon world - it's been part of the English consciousness since the Romans crossed it in. For many years he's weaved his way through the Thames estuary's tidal creeks and rivers, mostly aboard his clinker sloop, exploring, noting and investigating, with his mate beside estuary of the Thames is a world of constant flux.

It is an artery of modern commerce and archaeology of past industry peppers its rivers and : Nick Ardley. J.D.'s Introduction While reading an obscure book about retiring early to a life at sea — Voyaging on a Small Income by Annie Hill () — I discovered a short story from a man named Joseph Weston-Martyr.

First published inThe £ Millionaire reads like “Mr. Money Mustache at Sea”. It's fascinating. Because today I start a ten-day Mediterranean. This 20th edition of 'the East Coast yachtsman's bible' marks the book's 60th anniversary. It covers the rivers, creeks, shoals and swatchways of the Thames Estuary, extending from Lowestoft to Ramsgate.

Comprehensive pilotage directions are complemented by port information and local knowledge. Illustrated throughout with updated charts and photos.5/5. Thames Estuary Tidal Tales by Nick Ardley. The author was brought up on a Thames spritsail barge and sailed the high seas on ocean-going ships.

With his mate beside him, he’s weaved his way through the Thames Estuary’s tidal creeks and rivers for many years, mostly aboard his clinker sloop, exploring, noting, and investigating.

The River Thames () is a river that flows through southern England, most notably through London. At, it is the longest river entirely in England and the second longest in the United Kingdom, after the River Severn.

It also flows through Oxford (where it is called Isis), Reading, Henley-on-Thames and Windsor. The lower reaches of the river are called the Tideway.

Hidden Hydrology Exploring lost rivers, buried creeks & disappeared streams. Connecting historic ecology + the modern metropolis. focusing on both exportation of the Thames Estuary, Maybe there was a lack of understanding or lack of imagination at the time, and that burying urban rivers, creeks and streams was the only means available.

The numerous rivers and creeks that indent the Thames archipelago hide a wealth of history and nature; this captivating book uncovers a few of these secrets and brings them to life.

The stories tucked between the pages of this book will appeal to locals, sailing enthusiasts, and anyone with an interest in the history or wildlife of this Author: Nick Ardley.