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- Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 19.99
A bestseller in hardback, this beautiful celebration of Britain's rich waterways heritage is now available in paperback and ebook. Through the superb photography of Derek Pratt, this lovely and quirky book looks at 50 transitional years when Britain's inland waterways changed from being a thriving commercial transport system to the much-loved pleasure... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 11.99
Joshua Slocum's epic solo voyage around the world in 1895 in the 37 foot sloop Spray stands as one of the greatest sea adventures of all time. It remains one of the major feats of singlehanded voyaging, and has since been the inspiration for the many who have gone to sea in small boats. Starting from Boston in 1895, by the time he dropped anchor... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2015; US$ 60.00
The maintenance bible for boatowners is fully updated and better than ever! If it?s on a boat and it has screws, wires, or moving parts, it?s covered in Boatowner?s Mechanical and Electrical Manual . When you leave the dock with this indispensable resource aboard, you have at your fingertips the best and most comprehensive advice on: Battery... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2015; US$ 25.00
Live the cruising life without being wealthy! Thousands of ordinary people are living their dreams of sailing the world thanks to The Cruising Life, and this completely updated Second Edition aims to help thousands more find adventure over the horizon. Even if you?ve never sailed before, this A-to-Z guide can have you cruising to exotic ports... more...
- Sheridan House 2015; US$ 14.99
The chain of islands from the Virgins to the southern Lesser Antilles is one of the most desirable tropical cruising grounds as well as the most accessible for North American and European sailors. The Caribbean Sea is usually benign but the conditions are very different from your home waters?you must learn to sail with the grain of wind, weather,... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 10.99
When Countrywise presenter Paul Heiney's son Nicholas committed suicide aged 23, Paul and his wife, Times columnist Libby Purves, were rocked to the core. Nicholas had been a highly gifted promising young man, albeit he had struggled to keep his head above water at times as severe depression slowly dragged him down over many years. Nicholas... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 19.99
Whether out for an afternoon's sail or embarking on a long offshore passage, there is always an element of chance and uncertainty about being at sea. To be responsible for the wellbeing of both crew and vessel, a good skipper needs to know their limitations and ensure they are operating well within the margins of safety. Safe Skipper is a practical... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 7.99
This attractive guidebook shows off just how rich our waterways heritage is. Picking out Britain's 50 most beautiful and interesting canals, Stuart Fisher gives a lively background to the history, wildlife, pubs and nearby attractions of each waterway. Each of the 50 chapters also features a map, colour photographs and a handy info box. Through the... more...
- Original Writing 2015; US$ 7.99
Covering over 2,000 hours at sea, more than 10,000 nautical miles and four different sailing boats manned by a wide range of characters and crew, More Than a Voyage is a story of adventure at sea, and the hospitality experienced in over fifty ports of call around the coasts of Ireland, Cornwall and Brittany. More than seventy people, several of whom... more...