Neil Baird

Neil Baird

Co-founder and former Editor-in-Chief of Baird Maritime and Work Boat World magazine, Neil has travelled the length and breadth of this planet in over 40 years in the business. He knows the global work boat industry better than anyone.

BOOK REVIEW | The Nautical Institute – Shiphandling Logbook

The Nautical Institute, the London based global association of professional mariners has a significant and very high quality publishing programme. While rather in the same vein as the institute’s more normal text and guide books, yet quite different, this logbook is both timely and very well thought out.

BOOK REVIEW | A History of the World in Sixteen Shipwrecks

By Stewart Gordon

Covering the very lengthy period from 6,000 BC to 2012 AD, these well described and carefully selected shipwreck stories certainly do offer an excellent, if a little abridged, history of the world. Ever since visiting the brilliant marine archaeology museum in Bodrum, Turkey, many years ago, your reviewer has been convinced that its specialty offers some of the most useful and, perhaps oddly, best preserved artefacts available from historical study.

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