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Reef Smart Guides Bonaire

by Peter McDougall, Ian Popple & Otto Wagner

The definitive guide to SCUBA diving and snorkeling in Bonaire

For fans of Lonely Planet guides comes an essential SCUBA, snorkel, and surf travel guide.

A great Caribbean travel book: The ultimate guide for...


Reef Smart Guides Florida: Fort Lauderdale, Pompano Beach and Deerfield Beach

by Peter McDougall, Ian Popple & Otto Wagner

The definitive guide to scuba diving and snorkeling in Fort Lauderdale, Pompano Beach and Deerfield Beach

For fans of Lonely Planet guides comes an essential scuba, snorkel, and surf travel guide

A great travel...


Paddling America

by Susan Elliott & Adam Elliott

The nation’s rivers connect mountains to sea, communities to natural places, and people to wildlife. America’s Wild & Scenic River system recognizes these values. Paddling America provides descriptions for...


The Mirror Book

by Peter Aitken & Tim Davison

The Mirror dinghy was a significant factor in the boom of dinghy sailing in the 1960s, introducing thousands to the delights of sailing. While sailing has come a long way since then and there have been a lot...


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...


The Complete Book of Sea Kayaking

by Derek C. Hutchinson & Wayne Horodowich

The most comprehensive guide for sea kayakers of all levels

First published in 1976, The Complete Book of Sea Kayaking is a comprehensive guide for the beginner and an invaluable reference book for the experienced...


The Ultimate Guide to Whitewater Rafting and River Camping

by Molly Absolon

The Ultimate Guide to Whitewater Rafting and River Camping introduces new rafters to the skills, equipment, and knowledge required to mount a multiday whitewater rafting trip. Rafting equipment, skills, and...


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...


Surfing: A Beginner's Guide

by Alf Alderson

Surfing: A Beginner’s Guide has been the go-to surf book for beginners since 1996. This third edition, now with the endorsement of Surfing England, takes you through all the vital steps to become a surfer:...


The Four-Year Olympian

by Jeremiah Brown

Improbable, funny, and heart-wrenching, Jeremiah F. Brown’s journey from novice to Olympic rower in under four years is a story about chasing a goal with everything you’ve got.

After nearly being put behind...


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...


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....


The Laser Book

by Tim Davison

The Laser is the world’s most popular adult dinghy and comes with three rigs: Standard (used by men at the Olympic games), Radial (used by women at the Olympic games) and 4.7 (used by young people moving up...


South African Fishing Flies - An Anthology of Milestone Patterns

by Peter Brigg

Fly-fishing is a multifaceted sport that will absorb you in its reality, taking you to places of exceptional beauty, to explore and to revel in the solitude. It is so often spoken of as an art form, while fly-tying,...


Deep End of the Pool Workouts

by Melisenda Edwards & Katalin Wight

A guide to the hottest new trend in full-body, no-impact exercise—pool workouts where your feet never touch the bottom

For years, pool exercise meant swimming laps or performing slow and deliberate water aerobics...


Paddling the Ozarks

by Mike Bezemek

With gushing springs, clear-water streams, lush hardwood forests, and limestone bluffs rising hundreds of feet, the Ozarks offer enough paddling to fill a lifetime, including seven streams in the National Wild...


Women Who Surf

by Ben Marcus & Lucia Griggi

Mavericks and more, a celebration of feminine beauty, athleticism, wisdom, and skill when the surf is bombing—Women Who Surf profiles some of the world’s most inspiring female surfers ranging from Bethany...


Packrafting

by Molly Absolon

Don’t Be Left Up a River… Without a PackraftPackrafts are lightweight, inflatable boats that can be carried in a backpack, on a bicycle or in a duffel bag. These compact, tough personal watercrafts are used...