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Celestial Navigation in a Nutshell

by Hewitt Schlereth

Celestial Navigation in a Nutshell demonstrates how to take sights by the sun, moon, stars, and planets, discussing the advantages and disadvantages of each method. The reader is taken carefully through several...


by Richard Woodman

Captain Cracker Jack Kemball of the tea clipper Erl King races Captain Richards of the Seawitch from Shangai to London. The wager: his daughter's hand in marriage.

Canoe and Boat Building: A Complete Manual for Amateurs

by W. P. Stephens

Contains comprehensive, simply written directions for designing and constructing canoes, rowing and sailing boats, and hunting craft. 87 illustrations.

Rowing the Atlantic

by Roz Savage

STUCK IN A corporate job rut and faced with an unraveling marriage at the age of thirty-six, Roz Savage sat down one night and wrote two versions of her own obituary -- the one that she wanted and the one she...

Little Ship of Fools: Sixteen Rowers, One Improbable Boat, Seven Tumultuous Weeks on the Atlantic

by Charles Wilkins

The dramatic and hilarious story of sores and survival on a human-powered journey across the ocean.

It was to be an expedition like no other—a run across the Atlantic from Morocco to Barbados aboard an experimental...

Mine's Bigger

by David A. Kaplan

As the dominant venture capitalist of Silicon Valley, Tom Perkins had seemingly done it all—from amassing a billion-dollar fortune to getting himself convicted of manslaughter in France. But his ultimate dream...

The Emerald Mile: The Epic Story of the Fastest Ride in History Through the Heart of the Grand Canyon

by Kevin Fedarko

From one of Outside magazine’s “Literary All-Stars” comes the thrilling true tale of the fastest boat ride ever, down the entire length of the Colorado River and through the Grand Canyon, during the legendary...

With Reckless Abandon: Memoirs of a Boat Obsessed Life

by Jim Sharp

Here is the inspiring story of a man who overcame childhood polio to live an adventure-filled life as captain of Maine's most famous windjammer, the schooner Adventure, now a National Historic Landmark in Gloucester,...

Honey, let's buy a BOAT!

by Darren Finkelstein

Revised Edition published 2014. Right now there are over 1.6 million people who love boating on the rivers, lakes and oceans around Australia. They must be onto something. So what's stopping you from getting...

52 positive thoughts To Become An Elite Athlete

by Alain Ruiz & Agnès Ruiz

Citius, Altius, Fortius , in other words, "Faster, Higher, Stronger" Positive thoughts are essential to succeed in high-level sport. This guide is there to help you on a daily basis to surpass you, to give...

Chasin' Crustaceans

by Victor Cole

Along the Maine coast, the distinctive lobster boat is ubiquitous, and fisherman devote nearly as much time and effort naming their boats as their children. In this charming little volume, Victor Cole has reached...


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....

Speed Kills: Who killed the Cigarette Boat King, the fastest man on the seas?

by Arthur Jay Harris

BORDERING A CANAL LEADING TO BISCAYNE BAY, a short dead-end stretch of Northeast 188th Street in Miami was the crossroad of the Americas in the mid-1980s for the biggest drug smugglers into the U.S.; the guys...

Small Craft Advisory

by Louis D. Rubin

Small Craft Advisory is an enchanting book about Louis Rubin’s obsession with boats and his years of often hilarious boating adventures.

When Louis Rubin was thirteen, he built a leaky little boat and paddled...

Arlene Chan 4-Book Bundle: The Chinese Community in Toronto / The Chinese in Toronto from 1878 / Paddles Up! / Spirit of the Dragon

by Arlene Chan & Susan Humphries

This special bundle collects four essential books on the rich history of Chinese-Canadians written by Arlene Chan. Includes: The Chinese Community in Toronto, The Chinese in Toronto from 1878, Paddles Up!, and...

Discover & Explore Toronto's Waterfront: A Walker's Jogger's Cyclist's Boater's Guide to Toronto's Lakeside Sites and History

by Mike Filey

Mike Filey has revised his original book to include areas that are now the waterfront of the new City of Toronto.

Biomechanics of Rowing

by Valery Kleshnev

In rowing, races are often won in spite of, not because of, technique and many misconceptions still preoccupy both rowers and coaches. This book explains the facts about rowing technique and will help you to...


by Dennis Davis

Build Your Own Canoe is a comprehensive, clearly structured and uncomplicated manual that guides the reader through the various stages of constructing an inexpensive, lightweight and versatile plywood canoe....

Things That Go - Boats Edition: Boats for Children & Kids

by Baby Professor

There is a need to capture a child's attention using appropriate themes just to get him/her to go over a book. Young children are at the peak of language development, and picture books would stimulate that part...