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Sea Over Bow

by Linda Kenyon

After her marriage of 25 years ended badly, Linda Kenyon was determined to never put herself in the way of a broken heart again. But then she met an extraordinary man, and in an act of great courage -- or foolishness...


The America's Cup

by Alex Ferguson

This book will take you in the sailing world and describe its competitive extremes. Never too technical to be understood, the volume will first provide you with the history of the most important competition...


Cruising Southern Spain

by Michael Briant

The book visits the ports and marinas between Gibraltar and Port Napoleon all the way along the Costa del Sol.

It has port plans, descriptions, indication of cost, and what sort of place it is.

Tells you about...


Learn the Nautical Rules of the Road

by Paul Boissier

Collisions are expensive! Learning, understanding and remembering the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGs) is essential for anyone venturing onto the water. Leisure boaters, as...


Knox-Johnston on Seamanship & Seafaring

by Robin Knox-Johnston

On 14th June 1968 Robin Knox-Johnston set sail from Falmouth to take part in the Sunday Times Golden Globe Race – the first, non-stop, single-handed sailing race around the world. He was an unknown 29-year...


Racundra's Third Cruise

by Arthur Ransome

Most people know of Arthur Ransome, the author of the classic children’s sailing tale, Swallows & Amazons, and many other books in the same series. But besides his exciting tales of children on the water there...


Caution To The Wind

by Linda K Ford

On May 5th, 1994, at 9.30 am on a chilly, sunlit day, Ebony, a 36ft Roberts Spray, left the safety of Lyttelton Harbour in New Zealand, to venture into the unknown, where nothing would be predictable.

The voyage...


The Restoration Handbook for Yachts

by Enric Rosello

Restoring a fibreglass yacht is not something for the faint-hearted, even if you don’t intend to do all the work yourself (you still need to understand the processes to be gone through). But the satisfaction...


Marine Knots

by Patrick Moreau & Jean-Benoit Heron

Learn to master dozens of knots essential for boating and all water activities with this innovative illustrated guide.

Packed with helpful step-by-step instructions and beautifully detailed illustrations, Marine...


Multihull Seamanship

by Gavin Le Sueur

This is an A-Z of seamanship skills for multihull sailors. There are many textbooks on the market which detail general seamanship principles. This is not one of them. Multihull Seamanship is about sea-going...


Tactics to Win

by Nick Craig

Unless you have unbeatable boatspeed, tactics are vital to winning sailboat races. Multi-champion, Nick Craig, shows you how to develop a strategy and what tactics to adopt on every leg and at every mark of...


The Foiling Dinghy Book

by Alan Hillman

Since the development of the International Moth into a fully foiling dinghy there has been an explosion in the popularity of the class with some of the world’s top sailors competing in it and many others enjoying...


Doumar and the Doctor

by Neville de Villiers

You will be challenged and inspired as you join Neville on board for this real-life, white-knuckle adventure on the high seas...

A magni? cent account of courage and perseverance as a young doctor takes time...


The Crew's Pocketbook

by Tim Davison

The ideal companion for anyone new to sailing, or those looking to remind themselves of the essential skills. Written in a friendly and approachable way, it assumes no nautical knowledge and uses diagrams and...


Sailing

by Dave Franzel

With Sailing: The Basics, acclaimed teacher and racer Dave Franzel moves you quickly from book to boat. It is his firm conviction that the best and most effective way to learn to sail is to be out on the water....


Under the Arms of the Sky

by Kate Macready

This is the journey that saw Kate and Hugh step outside their comfort zone in every respect. Ditching jobs, saying goodbye to family in Sydney, and reducing their wordly belongings to what fit on a 13m sailing...


In The Wake of Erma (a pensioner's tale)

by Trevor Wilson

A sequel to the author’s “Sailing alone across the Atlantic (a pensioner’s tale)”. In turns fascinating, nail-biting and astonishing. A story that was fifty years in the making, filled with drama and...


A Wild Call: One Man's Voyage in Pursuit of Freedom

by Martyn Murray

Martyn Murray was finding modern life, with all its restrictions and controls, suffocating. Following years of soul-searching, his father's death triggered him into opening the old logbooks and charts to retrace...


Sailing Around Britain: A Weekend Sailor's Voyage in 50 Day Sails

by Kim Sturgess

Kim Sturgess was a weekend sailor: he enjoyed club racing and several brief sailing holidays, but had never attempted a substantial expedition. Reaching the age of fifty focused the mind and he decided to sail...


High Mountains and Cold Seas

by J.R.L. Anderson & Tim Madge

Harold William ‘Bill’ Tilman (1898 –1977) was among the greatest adventurers of his time, a pioneering mountaineer and sailor who held exploration above all else.

The son of a Liverpool sugar importer,...