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- Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2008; US$ 10.99
Martin Strel looks like your typical middle-aged bloke. He likes a laugh, a drink and the sight of a pretty woman. But put him in water and he turns into a swimming machine.In April 2007, after 66 days, he became the first person to swim the Amazon, 3,274 miles from the Peruvian Andes to the Atlantic shores of Brazil. On this extraordinary journey... more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2009; US$ 10.99
Two childhood friends from small-town Wales meet in Miami for a summer road trip they've always dreamed of: to chase the swell of Hurricane Dean all the way up the US East Coast in search of once-in-a-lifetime surf. They embark on a hilarious journey of self-discovery and a travel experience like no other.Mixing the humour of Sideways with the... more...
- Storey Publishing, LLC 2003; US$ 10.95
In The Kayak Companion, Joe Glickman, a two-time member of the U.S. National Marathon Kayak Team, teaches beginners the basic techniques for all kinds of kayaking - sea, touring, and recreational. For more experienced kayakers, he offers expert advice on how to navigate in all kinds of waters and weathers. And kayakers of every skill level will... more...
- A&C Black 2009; US$ 11.69
The Fastnet Race is the world famous yacht race from the Isle of Wight to the Fastnet Rock off the southwest coast of Ireland and back. The race of 1979 began in perfect weather conditions but within 48 hours, the deadliest storm in the history of modern sailing struck off the south coast of Ireland. By the time it had passed, the havoc caused was... more...
- Menasha Ridge Press 2008; US$ 17.95
The rich tapestry of Alaska is threaded together by 365,000 miles of waterways, from cascading mountain streams to meandering valley rivers, from the meltwaters of glaciers to broad rivers that empty into the sea. This guide profiles a wide variety of rivers from all over Alaska, concentrating on trips for intermediate boaters, and including a few... more...
- A&C Black 2010; US$ 32.49
The Complete Yachtmaster has been a bestseller since first publication and has established itself as the standard reference for Yachtmaster studentsas well as skippers of all levels of experience. In this fully revised seventh edition, Tom Cunliffe brings together all the essentials ofmodern cruising in one volume. Subjects include an analysis of whatmakes... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 19.95
This volume reveals the wisdom we can learn from sailing, a sport that pits human skills against the elements, tests the mettle and is a rich source of valuable lessons in life. Unravels the philosophical mysteries behind one of the oldest organized human activities Features contributions from philosophers and academics as well as from sailors themselves... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 19.49
Buying a boat can be a minefield, but a handbook like this will make it a lot easier for would-be boat owners to make sensible, informed choices. Whether buying a new or second-hand boat, would-be owners will gain expert advice on topics including:. - the type of boat best suited to their needs- where to find it (brokers, etc)- what to look out for-... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 19.49
The romantic dream of downsizing, giving up the ratrace, and living life at 4mph on the inland waterways is proving more and more attractive. But for tens of thousands of people it is not just a romantic dream but an actual lifestyle. Tony Jones is one of those people. He has lived aboard his 50ft narrowboat for over 7 years and in this very practical... more...
- Greystone Books 2004; US$ 17.95
This newly updated and expanded guidebook contains everything readers need to know to plan a short or long paddling trip. It features detailed information on more than 30 kayak routes and covers the skill levels required, trip duration, hazards, and which charts and tide tables to purchase. Eighteen regions from Oregon to British Columbia, including... more...