A lavishly illustrated new book covering the use of Flying Boats in the Solent and Poole areas from the early 1900s to the 1980s.There are sections on both manufacturers and airlines.There are a large number of excellent photographs , many not previously published. Early seaplane and flying boat manufacture is also covered with many photos of prototype machines. Altogether worthwhile addition for anyone interested in either flying boats , or aviation on the Solent . The book is obtainable online direct from the publishers Amberley or at most good bookshops. Price is £14.99.