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- Bloomsbury Publishing 2009; US$ 11.99
'An incredibly moving and inspirational book' Boat Mart In 2006, Dee Caffari became the first woman to sail solo round the world against the prevailing winds and currents. Her story is an adventure in the true sense of the word. It is about physical hardship in terrible conditions, overcoming sleep deprivation, 34 days of gales, 12 metre waves... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2010; US$ 22.99
Most boating is done in coastal waters, yet being close to land can often present greater dangers than sailing offshore. Near to the coast, sea conditions are more complex: winds and currents change in strength and direction, often unpredictably, waves are distorted by shallows, and even in fine weather there are tidal races, tricky headlands and other... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2010; US$ 12.99
Using a question and answer format, this entertaining narrative addresses a multitude of general interest questions about the sea, sea life, seabirds and man's relationship with the sea. Have you ever wondered: Does drinking seawater drive you mad? Do fish drink water? Does anything eat jellyfish? How do flying fish fly? Why do icebergs... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 16.99
Rain Later, Good is the award winning story of Peter Collyer's extraordinary journey around the Shipping Forecast areas and has been a bestseller since first publication. The artist's brilliant and detailed paintings reproduced actual size, offer a series of images which help conjure up the most mythical locations, whilst his delightful idiosyncratic... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 23.99
Dag Pike draws on his experience as merchant navy captain, fast boat navigator and boat safety tester for RNLI lifeboats to focus on a wide range of disasters at sea. He compiles a wide range of accounts of yachts, motorboats and commercial vessels running into difficulty as a result of poor navigation, fog, miscalculation, human error, weather conditions... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95
First published over a century ago, this handy book offers timeless advice and instruction on designing and constructing a variety of small boats. Written especially for amateurs, this manual contains comprehensive, simply written directions for building canoes, rowing and sailing boats, and hunting craft. Canoe-building is treated in detail because,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 27.95
Learn the essentials of sailing and seamanship from one of the world?s premier boating organizations Since 1978, Sailing Skills and Seamanship has been the required manual for students in the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary?s esteemed sail-training programs. Now this exclusive handbok is available for the first time to every beginning and intermediate... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 45.00
For more than 40 years, the Shellenbergers have sailed the Chesapeake Bay as a family, from the time of their short-lived first boat, a 14-foot runabout, through three others to their present 31-foot Westerly twinkeeled sloop. They have also made several excursions to the Caribbean and Down East to Maine. The crew is usually composed of Bill, his... more...