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Boat Mechanical Systems Handbook: How to Design, Install, and Recognize Proper Systems in Boats

by Dave Gerr

The First Ever Guide for Optimizing Boat Systems

This guide is invaluable for anyone designing or installing mechanical systems on a new boat, retrofitting an existing boat, or evaluating a boat's operating...


Fiberglass Boat Repairs Illustrated

by Roger Marshall

Step-by-step color photo guidance for repairing and renewing fiberglass boats If you don't have the experience of working with fiberglass, any repairs to your boat must be done by high-cost professionals or...


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...


Practical Boat Mechanics: Commonsense Ways to Prevent, Diagnose, and Repair Engines and Mechanical Problems

by Ben L Evridge

Work-around solutions and emergency repairs that will get your boat home when all else fails

Practical Boat Mechanics belongs onboard every boat that has a gasoline, diesel, inboard, or out-board engine. This...


AROUND-THE-WORLD SAILING GUIDE

by Alan Phillips

A detailed 600 page planning itinerary for your voyage around the world. The best routes and the seasons clearly laid out for all to understand. So you want to sail around the world? Which way do you go? What...


Outboard Engines: Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Repair, Second Edition: Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Repair

by Edwin R. Sherman

The first edition of Outboard Engines set the standard for a clear, easy-to-follow primer on engine basics, troubleshooting, care, and repair. This new edition, significantly expanded, brings the subject up...


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...


Emergency Navigation, 2nd Edition: Improvised and No-Instrument Methods for the Prudent Mariner

by David Burch

Find Your Way at Sea, No Matter What

"Inherently interesting and fun to read . . . provides the clearest understanding of general navigation principles we've seen yet."--BoatU.S.

"Thorough and authoritative."--...


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...


A Lifetime In A Race

by Matthew Pinsent

With his last-gasp victory as part of the Great British coxless four team at the Athens Olympics, Matthew Pinsent clinched an historic fourth Olympic Gold to add to the three already won with his legendary rowing...


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 ? 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...


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...