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- UNSW Press 2014; US$ 55.99
The Australia Day Regatta has been held on Sydney Harbour every year since 1837. Believed to be the oldest continuously held annual regatta in the world, it has grown and flourished and today involves close to 700 vessels - from ocean-going yachts to small sailing dinghies - and thousands of participants. Illustrated with vibrant images of regattas... more...
- Troubador Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 14.99
This is the autobiography of Alison Mowbray, GB Rowing Olympic Medallist. It's a Silver medal life of achievement, addiction, alcoholism, anorexia and Alzheimer?s. But a Gold medal story of passion and perseverance and not letting anything get between yourself and your dream. more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2014; US$ 13.99
That Summer at Boomerang , by leading surf writer Phil Jarrat, is an evocative retelling of the little known story about the birth of surfing in Australia and the early beginnings of our beach culture and sporting heritage. In the first summer of World War One, while Australian soldiers made their way to the battlefields, the worlds original... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2013; US$ 50.00
In December 1846, the Keying, a Chinese junk purchased by British investors, set sail from Hong Kong for London. Named after the Chinese Imperial Commissioner who had signed away Hong Kong to the British, manned by a Chinese and European crew, and carrying a traveling exhibition of Chinese items, the Keying had a troubled voyage. After quarrels on... more...
- A & A Book Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99
In autumn of 2010 Tracey Roberts found herself deeply involved, along with her family and the remarkable hospital medical staff in the Intensive Care Unit of the Royal North Shore Hospital, in caring for her uncle, Peter Bilsborough. The Will to Live, the Courage to Die is a profound and deeply moving account of Peter's final months and Tracey's... more...
- Crowood 2013; US$ 11.65
Open Water Swimming: A Complete Guide for Swimmers and Triathletes is aimed at all levels of open water swimmer, from beginners right through to competing professionals. It covers all aspects of the sport: its history and health benefits; a thorough introduction to getting started; a full discussion on training equipment and how it should be used;... more...
- Hay House 2013; US$ 15.95
In 2007, Roz Savage set out to row 8,000 miles across the Pacific Oceanalone. Despite having successfully rowed across the Atlantic the previous year, the Pacific presented the former office worker with unprecedented challenges and overpowering currentsboth in the water and within herself. Crossing Earths largest ocean alone might... more...
- Patagonia Books 2013; US$ 9.95
Christian Beamish, a former editor at The Surfer?s Journal, envisioned a low-tech, self-reliant exploration for surf along the coast of North America, using primarily clothes and instruments available to his ancestors, and the 18-foot boat he would build by hand in his garage. How the vision met reality – and how the two came to shape each other –... more...
- Patagonia Books 2013; US$ 9.95
Mickey Muñoz has been called the “surfer?s surfer,? and is loved and respected among the cognoscenti for his contributions to surfing and the surfing life for the past 60 years as a surfer, a pioneer of Waimea Bay, a stuntman (stand-in for Gidget), a board shaper and designer, and as a sailor and boatbuilder (America?s Cup). Mentored by the Malibu... more...