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Sixty Years behind the Mast

by Edward Carus

Although the theme of Sixty Years behind the Mast is sailing, blue-water cruising in particular, it is much more than just about sailing. First, it is hoped the book will be added to the libraries of many blue-water...


The Chief and I: A Concrete Dream

by George H. Brisbin

As a young boy, the author met a retired schooner captain by chance. They both admired an abandoned one-hundred-foot schooner hull on a sandbar near the captain's home in Tampa Bay. The captain assured the boy...


Memories on the Bounty

by Janet Coulter Sanford

For fans of Tuesdays with Morrie, a memoir of friendship in the face of memory loss, and of preserving one man’s story of an incredible year aboard the replica HMS Bounty. In 1960, Roy Boutilier and twenty-four...


Doctor on Board

by William Forgey

A book to take with you when you go sailing or power-boating, in case a medical emergency or other medical problem arises. It emphasizes head trauma and management of orthopedic injuries, seasickness and issues...


A Gipsy of the Horn - Life in a Deep-Sea Sailing Ship

by Rex Clements

This vintage book offers a glimpse into the sea-faring lifestyle of times past with an authentic account of a life lived at sea. Retold with the lucidity and fondness that can only belong to one who has lived...


Sailing in Circles, Goin' Somewhere

by Finley Martin

Not all dreams have happy endings. Sailing in Circles, Goin’ Somewhere is the funny, bittersweet memoir of a Prince Edward Island man who, over seven years, builds a classic 1930s wooden sailboat and, in 2004,...


The "America's" Cup Races

by Herbert Lawrence Stone

AMERICA'S CUP 1851-1914 - History of the oldest trophy in international sport. From the beginning ...

Herbert Lawrence Stone

(January 18, 1871 – September 27, 1955) was a noted American  publisher. Editor of...


Not Child's Play

by Dave Muller

Not Child's Play brilliantly traverses the Muller's nightmare of seven weeks in captivity by Renamo child soldiers, in Mozambique after their yacht runs aground near the  Bazaruto Islands. Plagued by intense...


True Tilt

by Pam Boney

A STORY FOR LEADERS WHO RISE OUT OF CRISIS, EMBARK ON A JOURNEY TOGETHER AND DISCOVER CREATIVE PURPOSE. Four executives, each in a personal crisis of their own making, suddenly find themselves thrown together...


Sailing Made Easy and Comfort in Small Craft

by S. J. Housley

This vintage book is a complete guide to sailing, with chapters on cooking and housekeeping at sea. Written in simple language and profusely illustrated, this volume will be of considerable utility to modern...


This Old Man and the Sea

by Robert S. Ashton

The sun was setting and the only place to anchor was at the entrance to a small stream. With anchor down, we jumped into a dinghy to explore the dense jungle the stream penetrated. After a hundred yards or so,...


The Arts of the Sailor

by Hervey Garrett Smith

In print continuously since it was first published in 1953, ?The Arts of the Sailor? by marine expert Hervey Garrett Smith is one of the finest compendium on the art and skill of rigging ever written. Smith,...


Fisherman's Knots & Wrinkles

by W. A. Hunter

Knots are elusive but very important details of the sportsman's, and in particular, the angler's equipment. There are a bewildering variety to choose from but this comprehensive little book describes the essential...


The Cruise of the Snark

by Jack London

A collection of travel writings from the author of the classic novels The Call of the Wild and White Fang. In 1907, world-renowned writer Jack London, his wife, and two crew members set sail for the South Pacific...


Fifty Places to Sail Before You Die

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...


Three Sheets to the Wind

by Cynthia Barrett

The origins of a remarkable number of everyday words and phrases are anchored in our seafaring past. Three Sheets to the Wind: The Nautical Origins of Everyday Expressions is an entertaining compilation revealing...


Sailing To Win

by Brett Bowden

Sailing strategies from beginner to winner.

International author, competitive sailor and successful business strategist Brett Bowden shares over 3 decades of wisdom of what it takes to be successful. Brett shares...


Swell

by Liz Clark & Daniella Manini

True surfers understand that surfing is not a sport, a hobby or even a lifestyle. Instead, it is a path, a constantly evolving journey that directs where you go, how you live, and who you are.

In 2006, Liz Clark...


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...


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...