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Boating

  • The Thamesby Derek Pratt

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 21.99

    The Thames is unique, emerging as a small stream in idyllic countryside and growing into the country's largest river, passing through some of the world's most iconic urban environments. Linking London to the countryside and the sea, the Thames is the heart of the capital and its waters the lifeblood of England. This beautiful book celebrates the... more...

  • The Canals of Britainby Stuart Fisher

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 30.99

    Canals of Britain is a comprehensive and absorbing survey of the entire canal network of the British Isles - the first of its kind. It provides a fascinating insight into the linked up waterways as well as the isolated cuts and quiet waters which may not be fully navigable by larger craft. Infinitely varied, it passes picturesque open countryside,... more...

  • Last Voyagesby Nicholas Gray

    Fernhurst Books Limited 2017; US$ 14.16

    Eleven original, moving accounts which celebrate the lives and recount the final voyages of well-known yachtsmen, all friends of or known to the author. Including racers like Eric Tabarly and Rob James, cruisers and adventurers like Peter Tangvald and Bill Tilman and the ill-prepared Donald Crowhurst. An excellent tribute to some great sailors. more...

  • Powerboatingby Ken Kreisler

    Seahorse Publishing 2017; US$ 24.99

    Learn How to Chooseand UseYour First Powerboat, from One of the Country?s Most-Respected Boating Experts. There has never been a better time to buy your first boat. And there is no better person to tell you how than Captain Ken Kreisler. Kreisler, an award-winning writer, longtime professional mariner, and insider with more than twenty-five years... more...

  • The Strange Last Voyage of Donald Crowhurstby Nicholas Tomalin; Ron Hall

    Hodder & Stoughton 2016; US$ 12.99

    Now a major motion picture starring Colin Firth and Rachel Weisz, directed by James Marsh (The Theory of Everything). In 1968, Donald Crowhurst was trying to market a nautical navigation device he had developed, and saw the Sunday Times Golden Globe round the world sailing race as the perfect opportunity to showcase his product. Few people knew... more...

  • In Mischief's Wakeby Harold Tilman; Bob Shepton

    Vertebrate Publishing 2016; US$ 14.99

    ?I felt like one who had first betrayed and then deserted a stricken friend; a friend with whom for the past fourteen years I had spent more time at sea than on land, and who, when not at sea, had seldom been out of my thoughts.? The first of the three voyages described in this book gives H.W. ?Bill? Tilman ?s account of the final voyage and... more...

  • Lost!by Thomas Thompson

    Open Road Media 2016; US$ 11.99

    From the bestselling author of Blood and Money : A haunting true story of three people locked in a fierce struggle against time and the sea?and each other. In July 1973, Bob Tininenko; his wife, Linda; and his brother in-law, Jim Fisher, set sail from Tacoma, Washington, on a thirty-one-foot trimaran down the West Coast to Costa Rica. The journey... more...

  • The Rules in Practice 2017-2020by Bryan Willis

    Fernhurst Books Limited 2016; US$ 24.07

    The racing rules bible for over 30 years, completely updated for 2017. Taking you through the key situations that occur repeatedly on the racecourse, from the point of view of each boat in turn, this essential guide explains the rights and obligations of each. It also contains the complete Racing Rules of Sailing, with all the Appendices. more...

  • Racing Rules Companion 2017-2020by Bryan Willis

    Fernhurst Books Limited 2016; US$ 12.73

    The invaluable reference guide to the essentials of the latest racing rules for 2017. Basic principles, definitions and rules are summarised; every part of a race is covered, including starts, mark rounding and obstructions. Colour diagrams throughout ensure concepts are easily understood. Spiral bound and splash-proof to stand up to frequent use.... more...

  • Ocean of Insightby Heather Lyn Mann

    Parallax Press 2016; US$ 12.99

    Heather Lyn Mann was a battle?weary environmental advocate in Madison, Wisconsin, struggling over what to do about climate change when she and her husband decided to explore the Atlantic on a small sloop. This memoir of six years living afloat is a chronological unfolding of disasters and discoveries?life?threatening storms, the boredom of isolation,... more...