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The Little Blue Book of Sailing Wisdom

by Stephan Brennan

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails....


The Complete Yachtmaster: Sailing, Seamanship and Navigation for the Modern Yacht Skipper

by Tom Cunliffe

The Complete Yachtmaster has been a bestseller since first publication and has established itself as the standard reference for Yachtmaster students as well as skippers of all levels of experience.

In this fully...


Tall Ships Today: Their Remarkable Story

by Nigel Rowe

Tall ships epitomize the glamour, majesty and romance of the sea. This book � supported and endorsed by Sail Training International � is a celebration of tall ships today, shining a spotlight on the world�s...


Sailing the Pacific

by Miles Hordern

Solo sailors are widely known to be a breed apart, and here’s an unforgettable book that shows just how wide a berth they give themselves from the crowds. Several years ago, Miles Hordern, a schoolteacher...


The Dinghy Bible: The Complete Guide for Novices and Experts

by Rupert Holmes

The Dinghy Bible is the complete, user-friendly, hands-on manual packed with detailed step-by-step diagrams, lively action photos, and helpful advice on getting the most out of dinghy sailing whatever your skill...


Sea Trials: A Lone Sailor's Race Toward Home

by Peter Bourke

"In all, beautifully written and wonderfully inspiring."--The Wall Street Journal A poignant account that will inspire you to tackle challenging sailing endeavors as well as squarely face life's emotional challenges,...


Your First Sailboat, Second Edition (eBook)

by Daniel Spurr

Praise for Your First Sailboat

"Here's a book for first-time sailboat buyers that offers practical information they can really use to ease the transition to boat ownership. The buying guide to 84 of the more...


Sloop: Restoring My Family's Wooden Sailboat--An Adventure in Old-Fashioned Values

by Daniel Robb

When Daniel Robb set out to rebuild a family sailboat that had been deteriorating for years, he couldn't have anticipated what he was getting into. Although Robb was a skilled carpenter, boatbuilding (and boat...


The Annapolis Book of Seamanship: Fourth Edition

by John Rousmaniere & Mark Smith

Since the publication of the widely hailed first edition in 1983, The Annapolis Book of Seamanship has set the standard by which other books on sailing are measured. Used throughout America as a textbook in...


Principles of Yacht Design

by Lars Larsson & Rolf Eliasson

"This book is deeply fascinating...a must." -- Classic Boat

Principles of Yacht Design is the authority on planning and creating your desired yacht. Inside you will find all the essentials, including:

  • Design...


Winging It: ORACLE TEAM USA's Incredible Comeback to Defend the America's Cup

by Diane Swintal, R. Steven Tsuchiya & Robert Kamins

"The design and tactical battles that led to the most exciting America's Cup in history are laid out in meticulous detail in Winging It: Oracle Team USA's Incredible Comeback to Defend The America's Cup. Written...


The Essential Knot Book: Knots, Bends, Hitches, Whippings and Splices

by Colin Jarman

"The book is just what it claims to be, all the essentials. Just what you need to know, done up in a neat handy package ready to put on board." -- SAILING

THE ESSENTIAL KNOT BOOK covers all the bends, hitches,...


Sailing a Serious Ocean: Sailboats, Storms, Stories and Lessons Learned from 30 Years at Sea

by John Kretschmer

"I know you'll want to read more after you finish Sailing a Serious Ocean. And be warned, you'll very likely want to sail with John, perhaps across an ocean." -- DALLAS MURPHY, AUTHOR OF ROUNDING THE HORN

After...


The Billionaire and the Mechanic: How Larry Ellison and a Car Mechanic Teamed up to Win Sailing¿s Greatest Race, the Americas Cup, Twice

by Julian Guthrie

A Forbes Best Book of the Year

The America’s Cup, first awarded in 1851, is the oldest trophy in international sports, and one of the most hotly contested. In 2000, Larry Ellison, co-founder and billionaire...


Love with a Chance of Drowning

by Torre DeRoche

New love. Exotic destinations.

A once-in-a-lifetime adventure.

What could go wrong? City girl Torre DeRoche isn't looking for love, but a chance encounter in a San Francisco bar sparks an instant connection with...


Fastnet, Force 10: The Deadliest Storm in the History of Modern Sailing (New Edition)

by John Rousmaniere

In August 1979, 303 yachts began the 600-mile Fastnet Race from the Isle of Wight off the southwest coast of England to Fastnet Rock off the Irish coast and back.It began in fine weather, then suddenly became...


Circle Line: Around London in a Small Boat

by Steffan Meyric Hughes

Join Steffan as he sets sail around London, glides through historical monuments, and unearths long-forgotten secrets from beneath the waterway

Magic, to a sailor, is harnessing the wind—getting something...


Grand Ambition: An Extraordinary Yacht, the People Who Built It, and the Millionaire Who Can't Really Afford It

by G. Bruce Knecht

DOUG VON ALLMEN, a self-made man who grew up in a landlocked state dreaming of the ocean, was poised to build a 187-foot yacht that would cost $40 million. Lady Linda would not be among the very largest of the...


The Way of a Ship

by Derek Lundy

When, as a young man in the 1880s, Benjamin Lundy signed up for duty aboard a square-rigged commercial sailing vessel, he began a journey more exciting, and more terrifying, than he could have ever imagined:...


Getting Started in Sailboat Racing 2/E (eBook)

by Adam Cort & Richard Stearns

Everything you need to race your way up through the fleet

If you sail--even a little--you've probably thought about trying your hand at racing. Now you can stop thinking and do it. Getting Started in Sailboat...