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Marine Media is a small publishing company started in 2002 by Brian Gilbert. Our principal mission is to bring the sailing lifestyle to the widest possible audience, regardless of their experience or income level.
Current projects include:
Fix It And Sail! Buying and Restoring Trailerable Sailboats on a Shoestring. Published by International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press. Available Winter of 2005.
The Complete Yachtsman, by B. Heckstall-Smith and Captain E. du Boulay. Third edition, revised, copyright 1918. This newly-completed CD Rom is a complete historical treatise on the world of Victorian yachting. 483 pages long, it features sections on yacht racing, cruising, rules of the road, yacht handling, yachting history, etc. It even includes construction details for building a 20-foot lapstrake daysailer. Very interesting historical reading.
Here's a list of sailing magazine articles written by Brian Gilbert
We have lots of other ideas in the works. Several magazine articles by Brian Gilbert are currently in development, look for them in Good Old Boat magazine and DIY Boatowner. We're also exploring several ideas, including cruising and chartering destination videos with Mark Kennedy of Kennedy Video Services in Charleston, SC. Check this website for more information, available soon. Another possibility is a visual tour of some of the more commonly available used sailboats on the market today. We welcome your thoughts about these projects, as well as suggestions for improvements or additional resources... send me an email!
Marine Media is set up for traditional print publication, electronic publishing, web content creation, and CD rom generation/duplication. We specialize in small-scale publishing using non-traditional methods and new technologies. We have the following resources available:
Check this page for updates about upcoming releases by Marine Media. You can contact us via email at hammerguy at mindspring.com (replace the "at" with the @ symbol) or by phone at (423)876-9990
The principal players in this endeavor are Brian Gilbert, editor, writer and photographer, Mark Kennedy, videographer and owner of Kennedy Video Services, and Suzanne Boisvert, writer and producer. Brian Gilbert is a member of Boating Writers International.
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