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  • Worse Things Happen at Seaby Jake Kavanagh

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 11.99

    Worse Things Happen at Sea is the long awaited follow up to Jake Kavanagh's hugely popular Ups and Downs of a Lockkeeper . This time turning his humorous eye to the scrapes people get into when let loose on open water, Jake has us chuckling, blushing and recognising ourselves or fellow crew coming unstuck in the maritime mayhem he highlights... more...

  • Heavy Weather Sailingby Peter Bruce

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 39.99

    Heavy Weather Sailing has long reigned as the ultimate international authority on surviving storms at sea aboard sailing and motor vessels. The book brings together a wealth of expert advice from many of the great sailors of the present, including fresh accounts of yachts overtaken by extreme weather, from Ewan Southby Tailyour, Alex Whitworth, Peter... more...

  • The Barefoot Navigatorby Jack Lagan

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 16.99

    The Barefoot Navigator is an unusual and fascinating exploration of the skills of navigation employed by the ancients and transferrable to the present day. The first half of the book investigates the navigation capabilities of seafarers long before modern navigation instruments or charts became available. For example, how did the Polynesians manage... more...

  • British River Navigationsby Stuart Fisher

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 28.99

    Britain's rivers deserve to be better known. Teeming with wildlife, steeped in history, sporting bridges, docks and stunning architecture, not to mention supporting riverside pubs, waterways museums and a variety of places of interest, they are the country's essential arteries, connecting inland Britain with the sea. From such world-renowned rivers... more...

  • The Sea Survival Manualby Frances Howorth; Michael Howorth

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 21.99

    The Sea Survival Manual is the definitive book on the subject for anyone aboard a yacht of any size . It is aimed at the yachtsman or seafarer who is likely to proceed to sea out of the sight of land, whether for pleasure or professional reasons. Fully compliant with the IMO (International Maritime Organisation) resolutions and MCA (Maritime... more...

  • World Cruising Routesby Bloomsbury Publishing

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 64.99

    Long established as the bible for long-distance cruisers and a bestseller for more than 25 years, World Cruising Routes is the indispensable planning guide to nearly 1,000 sailing routes covering all the oceans of the world from the tropical South Seas to the high latitudes of the Arctic and Antarctic, geared specifically to the needs of cruising... more...

  • Your First Atlantic Crossing 4th editionby Les Weatheritt

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 21.99

    Answering all of the important questions, this book shows not just how to sail an ocean for the first time, but also how to enjoy it. There are insights into the social as well as nautical reality of preparing the boat, the comfort of having highly detailed plans, the inside story of life with a crew, coping with unexpected gales and calms, the live-or-die... more...

  • A Steady Tradeby Tristan Jones

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 5.99

    Tristan Jones vividly and colorfully describes his childhood as a Welsh boy growing up by the sea. The story of his boyhood in pre-World War II England is strikingly charming and nostalgic. The challenges and adventures he encounters will have you seeing, smelling, feeling, hearing, and tasting the sea as you travel with him through this coming-of-age... more...

  • Seagulls in My Soupby Tristan Jones

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 5.99

    Join Tristan Jones as he tells tales of the humorous and fascinating adventures that his Saga of a Wayward Sailor began. Discover more anecdotes and unexpected adventures aboard a converted lifeboat ketch cruising the coasts of the Balearic region with Tristan, his one-eyed, three-legged dog, Nelson and the prim Bishop's sister, Sissie St. John.... more...

  • The Incredible Voyageby Tristan Jones

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 5.99

    Follow the supreme adventurer, Tristan Jones, as he takes a solitary and intrepid six-year voyage on his small craft, The Sea Dart. Covering a distance twice the circumference of the globe, from the lowest body of water in the world--The Dead Sea--to the highest--Lake Titicaca in the Andes--Jones finds himself "a thousand times beyond the limit of... more...