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Knox-Johnston On Sailing

by Robin Knox-Johnston

A lifetime of reflections on the joys, terrors, and triumphs of sailing?from Britain's greatest yachtsman

The first man to sail solo and non-stop around the world, in 1969, Robin Knox-Johnston instantly became...


Sailing, Yachts and Yarns

by Tom Cunliffe

“Nobody captures the magic of sail or conveys the lessons of seamanship like Tom. He’s one of sailing’s great raconteurs.” David Glenn, Editor, Yachting World

Tom Cunliffe, star of BBC TV’s The Boats...


The Caiad

by Carroll J. Savage

"The Caiad" is structured around a decade-long around-the-world voyage in a sailboat undertaken in his fifties by a novice sailor who brings his family with him and learns along the way about boats, sailing...


Flirting with Mermaids: The Unpredictable Life of a Sailboat Delivery Skipper

by John Kretschmer

The adventure-laden tales of a sailboat delivery skipper, in his own words. Consistently captivating, John Kretschmer's stories are alternately funny and harrowing.


The Long Way

by Bernard Moitessier & William Rodarmor

Bernard Moitessier was in the lead and nearing the finish of the Golden Cup—a solo circumnavigation of the world—when he abandoned the race and set his course for a personal journey that would conclude three...


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 by...


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:...


Amazing Surfing Stories: Tales of Incredible Waves and Remarkable Riders

by Alex Wade

An eclectic mix of exciting stories every surfer will love 

This eclectic mix has something for everyone, from classic tales of monster waves and epic battles to stories of when life among the breakers goes...


Amazing Diving Stories: Incredible Tales for Deep Beneath the Sea

by John Bantin

A collection of thrilling diving stories

There's everything from classic tales of wreck discoveries to encounters with beautiful and bizarre creatures beneath the waves. There are stories of death and disaster...


Ultimate Sailing Adventures: 100 Extraordinary Experiences on the Water

by Miles Kendall

Do you dream of sailing around one of the Great Capes? Would you like to cruise up the Amazon or cross the Pacific on a windsurfer? How about competing in the America’s Cup or Volvo Ocean Race? These are just...


Sea Trial

by Brian Harvey

An adventure story set against the backdrop of a son trying to understand his father

After a 25-year break from boating, Brian Harvey circumnavigates Vancouver Island with his wife, his dog, and a box of documents...


Sea Over Bow

by Linda Kenyon

After her marriage of 25 years ended badly, Linda Kenyon was determined to never put herself in the way of a broken heart again. But then she met an extraordinary man, and in an act of great courage -- or foolishness...


Asymmetric Sailing

by Andy Rice

Feel the need for speed with Asymmetric Sailing

 

Asymmetric sails have revolutionized the sport of sailing but require a special set of skills. Now you can learn the secrets of getting the most from your boat...


Yachting: Start to Finish

by Barry Pickthall

Yachting is the perfect book for you if you are new to sailing, or if you are an experienced sailor wanting to broaden your skills and develop your techniques._x000D_ This easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide...


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...


The America's Cup

by Alex Ferguson

This book will take you in the sailing world and describe its competitive extremes. Never too technical to be understood, the volume will first provide you with the history of the most important competition...


The Sea is Not Full

by Charles J. Doane

The Sea Is Not Full is an eclectic personal sailing narrative that mixes accounts of two dramatic boat abandonments and a cruise up a West African river with practical advice on learning to sail, navigation,...


Cruising Southern Spain

by Michael Briant

The book visits the ports and marinas between Gibraltar and Port Napoleon all the way along the Costa del Sol.

It has port plans, descriptions, indication of cost, and what sort of place it is.

Tells you about...


Sailing for Kids

by Tim Davison & Steve Kibble

Sailing for Kids is aimed at children aged 8-15 who are taking their first steps into the fantastic world of sailing. Packed full of colour photographs and diagrams, this straightforward and easy-to-understand...


Racundra's First Cruise

by Arthur Ransome

Racundra’s First Cruise is Arthur Ransome’s account of Racundra’s maiden voyage, which took place in August and September 1922. The cruise took him from Riga, in Latvia to Helsingfors (Helsinki) in Finland,...