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Ocean Crossing Wayfarer: To Iceland and Norway in a 16ft Open Dinghy

by Frank Dye

This classic sea story recounts Frank Dye's intrepid voyages

in his open 16ft Wayfarer dinghy to Iceland and Norway, which must rank

among the most hazardous sea adventures of our time.

Encountering the whole...


The Offshore Race Crew's Manual

by Stuart Quarrie

Explains the evolution of just about every situation that is likely to be encountered during a race at sea. Each one is appraised with an overview of the sequence that should take place and its objective, then...


Competent Crew: For New Crew and Competent Crew Students

by Pat Langley-Price & Philip Ouvry

'Competent Crew' covers both the shorebased and the practical aspects of the RYA Competent Crew course. It aims to prepare readers for the first time afloat by explaining basic sea skills and boat handling.


Total Loss: Dramatic First-Hand Accounts of Yacht Losses at Sea

by Paul Gelder

45 dramatic first-hand accounts of yachts lost at sea.through collision, fire and explosion, exhaustion and crew failure, navigational blunders, dismastings and severe storms. A bestseller since first publiation,...


Love with a Chance of Drowning

by Torre DeRoche

New love. Exotic destinations.

A once-in-a-lifetime adventure.

What could go wrong? City girl Torre DeRoche isn't looking for love, but a chance encounter in a San Francisco bar sparks an instant connection with...


Classic Classes

by Vanessa Bird

This is the complete reference to the classic yachts and dinghies still sailing today. Focusing on the most well-known, popular and enduring designs - from the 7ft Optimist to the 125ft J class - this beautifully...


Where the Ocean Meets the Sky: Solo Into the Unknown

by Crispin Latymer

'Nobody grows old living a number of years; people grow old only by deserting their ideals. Years wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.'

When Crispin Latymer hit 50 he had a 'What now?'...


Sailing Alone Around the World

by Joshua Slocum

Joshua Slocum's epic solo voyage around the world in 1895 in the 37 foot sloop Spray stands as one of the greatest sea adventures of all time. It remains one of the major feats of singlehanded voyaging, and...


The Billionaire and the Mechanic: How Larry Ellison and a Car Mechanic Teamed up to Win Sailing¿s Greatest Race, the Americas Cup, Twice

by Julian Guthrie

A Forbes Best Book of the Year

The America’s Cup, first awarded in 1851, is the oldest trophy in international sports, and one of the most hotly contested. In 2000, Larry Ellison, co-founder and billionaire...


Fastnet, Force 10: The Deadliest Storm in the History of Modern Sailing (New Edition)

by John Rousmaniere

In August 1979, 303 yachts began the 600-mile Fastnet Race from the Isle of Wight off the southwest coast of England to Fastnet Rock off the Irish coast and back.It began in fine weather, then suddenly became...


Fifty Places to Sail Before You Die: Sailing Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations

by Chris Santella

Landlubbers joke that sailors are always wanting to head off to the ends of the earth, but Chris Santella takes that life-changing desire very seriously. In this, the third installment in his immensely successful...


Peter Isler's Little Blue Book of Sailing Secrets

by Peter Isler

From one of the world's most respected sailors-the knowledge and secrets every sailor needs

Peter Isler, two-time America's Cup winner, has sailed in and won hundreds of races over the last forty years. In that...


Getting Started in Sailboat Racing 2/E (eBook)

by Adam Cort & Richard Stearns

Everything you need to race your way up through the fleet

If you sail--even a little--you've probably thought about trying your hand at racing. Now you can stop thinking and do it. Getting Started in Sailboat...


Skipper's Mast and Rigging Guide

by Rene Westerhuis

The Skipper's Mast and Rigging Guide is a new title in our popular series of cockpit guides that are designed for easy reference on board in all weather conditions.

Of all the elements that are hard to set up...


Coyote Lost at Sea: The Story of Mike Plant, America’s Daring Solo Circumnavigator

by Julia Plant

"Mike's final 12 days at sea . . . remain a testimony to his almost superhuman ability to drive one of the fastest sailing boats ever built, in extreme conditions, and survive for as long as he did. When the...


Grand Ambition: An Extraordinary Yacht, the People Who Built It, and the Millionaire Who Can't Really Afford It

by G. Bruce Knecht

DOUG VON ALLMEN, a self-made man who grew up in a landlocked state dreaming of the ocean, was poised to build a 187-foot yacht that would cost $40 million. Lady Linda would not be among the very largest of the...


A Thousand Miles from Anywhere: The Claytons Cross the Atlantic and Sail the Caribbean on the Third Leg of Their Voyage

by Sandra Clayton

Following Dolphins Under My Bed and Turtles in Our Wake comes the third leg of the Claytons' voyage, two early retirees who decided to live life sailing from place to place to fulfil their dream.

Told uniquely...


The Knot Bible: The Complete Guide to Knots and Their Uses

by Adlard Coles

The complete and definitive bible of knots for seafarers.

Featuring all the knots, hitches, bends, splices, whipping and decorative knotwork that you would find on a boat, this comprehensive bible of knots will...


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:...


At the Mercy of the Sea: The True Story of Three Sailors in a Caribbean Hurricane

by John Kretschmer

"The tale of Carl Wake and the hurricane that was waiting for him goes straight to the heart of the greatest sea stories: they are not about man against the sea, but man against himself. John Kretschmer's book...