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Buehler's Backyard Boatbuilding for the 21st Century

by George Buehler

"Build wooden boats the Buehler way, which is to say inexpensively, yet like the proverbial brick outhouse." -- Wooden Boat

"A WEALTH OF VALUABLE INFORMATION." -- American Sailing Association The classic and...


Powerboat Handling Illustrated: How to Make Your Boat Do Exactly What You Want It to Do

by Robert Sweet

From docking to surviving storm waves, everything you need to know before you hit the water

Using hundreds of illustrations and photos, Powerboat Handling Illustrated shows you step-by-step how to do tasks such...


Honey Let's Go BOATING!

by Darren Finkelstein

From inland waterways to the world-renown rugged coastline, rich in history, Honey, let's go BOATING! is the definitive book on Victorian boating destinations - The 101 destinations you must visit. Chock full...


The Adlard Coles Nautical Quiz Book

by Bloomsbury Publishing

The Adlard Coles Nautical Quiz Book is perfect for seafaring quizzers. It's divided into six nautically-flavoured categories, covering 1,000 questions. Categories range from Geography, Famous people and History...


Canvas Flying, Seagulls Crying

by Justin Tyers

After Justin and Linda Tyers lost everything in a devastating house fire, they rebuilt their lives by building a classic wooden yacht from scratch Â? starting by felling the trees. This story was told in their...


Mutiny on Board HMS Bounty

by William Bligh

On 28th April 1789 a small and unremarkable merchant vessel became one of the most famous ships in maritime history. HMS Bounty was under the command of 34-year-old Lieutenant William Bligh, an inexperienced...


South

by Ernest Shackleton

In 1911 Roald Amundsen beat Robert Falcon Scott to the South Pole, and Scott and his colleagues all died on the return journey. Ernest Shackleton, who had served with Scott on a previous expedition, decided...


The Boat Data Book

by Richard Nicolson & Ian Nicolson

The Boat Data Book is a treasure trove of invaluable information for boatowners, designers, builders, surveyors, chandlers and anyone maintaining their own boat.

This seventh edition has been updated throughout...


20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

by Jules Verne

After a mysterious sea monster damages an ocean liner, the US government assembles a team in New York City to track down the creature and destroy it. French marine biologist Pierre Aronnax receives a last-minute...


The Sea Wolf

by Jack London

Set adrift after a collision with another vessel, ferry passenger Humphrey van Weyden is picked up by the seal-hunting schooner the Ghost. His relief at being rescued slowly turns into concern once he meets...


The Weather Handbook

by Alan Watts

The Weather Handbook is the essential guide to how the weather is formed, providing readers with the ability to look at the sky and interpret its signs, and combine this knowledge with information provided by...


The Adlard Coles Nautical Puzzle Book

by Bloomsbury Publishing

The Adlard Coles Nautical Puzzle Book is the ideal shipmate for all salty dogs, be they round-the-world racers, dinghy dabblers or armchair pirates. It's packed with 200 nautically-themed brain-teasers designed...


Casting Off

by Emma Bamford

As a journalist for the Independent, Emma Bamford is swept along with the London rat race, lost amongst the egos of Fleet Street. Surrounded by budget cuts and bullies, the thrill of a breaking news story is...


The Dinghy Bible

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...


Your First Atlantic Crossing 4th edition

by Les Weatheritt

Answering all of the important questions, this book shows not just how to sail an ocean for the first time, but also how to enjoy it. There are insights into the social as well as nautical reality of preparing...


The Illustrated Boat Dictionary in 9 Languages

by Bloomsbury Publishing

The Illustrated Boat Dictionary in 9 Languages is a first - annotated illustrations arranged by topic allow quick communication when something goes wrong abroad.

Centred around clear, full colour, annotated diagrams...


The Dinghy Cruising Companion

by Roger Barnes

'You will venture into the fringes of the wilderness with the minimum of simple gear, to live with it on its own terms. You will know that one of the sure ways to contentment in this life is a small boat, a...


Salty Dog Talk

by Bill Beavis & Richard McCloskey

Most of us never realise how many words and expressions used in

everyday English have a nautical origin. This fascinating and charming

pocket book explains the seafaring beginnings of over 200 such phrases - colourful,...


The Gaff Rig Handbook

by John Leather

This is the internationally regarded definitive handbook for anyone designing, building, rigging or sailing gaff

rigged craft. It provides a fascinating insight into the design, history,

techniques and developments...


Disasters at Sea

by Dag Pike

Dag Pike draws on his experience as merchant navy captain, fast boat

navigator and boat safety tester for RNLI lifeboats to focus on a wide

range of disasters at sea. He compiles a wide range of accounts of

yachts,...