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- HarperCollins Publishers 2011; US$ 18.28
1875 A True Tale of Shipwreck and Survival in the Southern Seas Imagine one woman, forty-seven men and a three-year-old boy, shipwrecked on a tiny sub-Antarctic island. For seven months they eat albatross and burn penguin skins for fuel, before a passing whaler picks them up. The woman was my great-great-great-grandmother Fanny Wordsworth. She and... more...
- Random House Struik 2011; US$ 10.00
In 1973, a young South African named Robert Fridjhon stole a yacht in Hawaii and set out to cross the Pacific solo during hurricane season. He had become involved with Russian gangsters in Los Angeles and witnessed a crime, putting his life in danger and forcing him to flee. In Caterpillar Seas, Fridjhon tells his dramatic story for the first time.... more...
- McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc. 2002; US$ 16.95
The 12-Volt Bible for Boats is a clear, nonthreatening introduction to the 12-volt electrical systems used on small boats to power everything from reading lights to bilge pumps. This second edition is thoroughly updated with respect to modern batteries, breaker and panel design, alternative energy sources, and troubleshooting equipment, but it retains... more...
- Marlor Press 2005; US$ 8.99
This collection of seafaring sagas displays how sailors fight their way across vast waters, face unknown dangers, and find the courage to battle forces of nature with amazing fortitude. This collection includes the story of Mike Plant, America's greatest solo sailing racer, as he headed out to sea from New York harbor never to be seen again; the journey... more...
- DK Publishing 2011; US$ 35.00
This third edition of The Complete Sailing Manual has been revised and updated to include all of the latest developments in equipment and safety, and to reflect the current rules, regulations, and best practices. UPDATES ? New foreword from triple gold and silver Olympic medalist Ben Ainslie. ? The Joy of Sailing (Introduction): Updated imagery,... more...
- Burford Books 2012; US$ 16.95
Legendary account of the author's voyage around Cape Horn in a 32-foot sailboat, sailing east-to-west (thus the Horn is to starboard, or on the right). This is a notoriously difficult and dangerous passage, especially in a boat this size. more...
- McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc. 2012; US$ 21.00
Authoritative, practical, and hands-on information on reading and relying on electronic and paper nautical charts. The classic How to Read a Nautical Chart explains every aspect of electronic and paper nautical charts: how a chart is assembled, how to gauge the accuracy of chart data, how to read charts created by other governments, how to use information... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 23.95
In a time when racing boats are mass-produced from synthetic materials, a dying breed of craftsman continues to build wooden sailboats of astonishing beauty. Boatbuilding is an ancient art, and Joel White was a master. Son of the legendary writer E.B. White, he was raised around boats and his designs were as sublime and graceful as his father's... more...
- Penguin Group US 2012; US$ 18.99
Stuart Woods had never owned more than a dinghy before setting out on one of the world?s most demanding sea voyages, navigating single-handedly across the Atlantic. How, at the age of thirty-seven, did this self-proclaimed novice go from small ponds to the big sea? Now with a new afterword that looks back at how one transatlantic race changed his... more...
- McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc. 2012; US$ 18.00
Tips to improve and quicken your boatkeeping, so you can stop working on your boat and go boating!. Quick and Easy Boat Maintenance is perfect for boatowners who want simple, quick, cost effective ways to take care of their pride and joy. This bestselling resource is now updated to include green solutions, information about dealing with ethanol in... more...