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Fifty Places to Sail Before You Die
Santella, Chris

$27.95 $8.69

In this beautiful guide, sailing experts reveal their picks for the world's greatest cruising and racing waters to author Chris Santella.


Second Wind: A Sunfish Sailor, an Island, and the Voyage That Brought a Family Together
Philbrick, Nathaniel

$23.00 $2.99

In the spring of 1992, Nat Philbrick was in his late thirties, living with his family on Nantucket, feeling stranded and longing for that thrill of victory he once felt after winning a national sailing championship in his youth. Was it a midlife crisis? It was certainly a watershed for the journa...


Second Wind: A Sunfish Sailor, an Island, and the Voyage That Brought a Family Together
Philbrick, Nathaniel

$22.54 $2.29

In the spring of 1992, Nat Philbrick was in his late thirties, living with his family on Nantucket, feeling stranded and longing for that thrill of victory he once felt after winning a national sailing championship in his youth. Was it a midlife crisis? It was certainly a watershed for the journa...


Adrift: A True Story of Love, Loss, and Survival at Sea
Ashcraft, Tami Oldham

$19.99 $2.99

The heart-stopping memoir, soon to be a major motion picture starring Shailene Woodley and Sam Claflin, and directed by Baltasar Kormákur (Everest). “An inspirational and empowering read.”—Shailene Woodley Young and in love, their lives ahead of them, Tami Oldham and her fiancé Richard Sharp ...


Where the Magic Happens: How a Young Family Changed Their Lives and Sailed Around the World
Craven, Caspar

$33.15 $10.09

The Craven family's inspirational story of their momentous two-year round-the-world sailing trip and how they did it--the vision, the planning, the highs and lows, the teamwork, and ultimately, the adventure of a lifetime.


Shakedown Cruise: Lessons and Adventures from a Cruising Veteran as He Learns the Ropes
Calder, Nigel

$33.15 $8.69

Long before he was one of America's leading yachting writers, Nigel Calder was a novice cruiser with ambitions grander than his experience, setting off for a round-world-voyage. Nigel and his partner Terrie were young and foolish, with a home-built boat that was new and untested, one child alread...


A Race Too Far: The Tragic Story of Donald Crowhurst and the 1968 Round-the-World Race
Eakin, Chris

$16.99 $6.59

In 1968, the Sunday Times organized the Golden Globe race - an incredible test of endurance never before attempted - a round the world yacht race that must be completed single-handed and non-stop. This remarkable challenge inspired those daring to enter, with or without sailing experience. A Race...


Paul Elvstrom Explains the Racing Rules of Sailing: 2017-2020 Rules
Elvstrom, Paul

$39.78 $12.29

Written by a sailing Olympian, this is the most-trusted reference for racing sailors around the world for over forty-five years.The unique approach devised by Paul Elvstrom offers bird's-eye views and detailed explanations of how the rules are applied to racing situations, with each cross-referen...


A History of Sailing in 100 Objects
Pickthall, Barry

$47.00 $14.39

The book provides a fascinating insight into the history of sailing explored through a hundred objects that have been pivotal in the development of sailing and sailing boats. From the earliest water-borne craft, through magnificent Viking warships, to the technology that powers some of the most s...


The Kevin Show: An Olympic Athlete's Battle with Mental Illness
Pilon, Mary

$37.00 $2.59

Meet Kevin Hall: brother, son, husband, father, and Olympic sailor. Kevin has an Ivy League degree, a winning smile, and throughout his adult life, he has been engaged in an ongoing battle with a person that doesn't exist to anyone but him: the Director. In the tradition of Kay Redfield Jamison's...


Yachting: A Visual Celebration of Sailing Past and Present
Le Carrer, Olivier

$79.56 $35.79

What makes yachting so very special? Sailing journalist Olivier Le Carrer takes us on a journey to the iconic places of the yachting world, from Cowes to Antigua, the Mediterranean and Auckland, in order to find out. Looking at what drives sailors in this sport, the rise of fashion in yachting cl...


Superdocious!: Racing Insights and Revelations from Legendary Olympic Sailor Rodney Pattisson
Pattisson, Rodney

$46.41 $10.09

Rodney Pattisson MBE, the three-time Olympic medalist and multi-world champion, is an iconic figure within the sailing world. A winner in dinghies, multihulls, and offshore, he has set race and speed records, and with Lawrie Smith led Britain's challenge for the America's Cup in 1983. They were b...


Reeds Cooking at Sea Handbook
Brodie, Sonja

$18.56 $7.29

Eating at sea does not have to be a drudge - as many a salt knows, eating pre-packaged breakfast, lunch, and dinner quickly becomes boring. This handy pocket-sized galley reference is packed with invaluable advice for feeding a hungry crew for a weekend, a week, a month or even a long-term cruise...


Yacht Were You Thinking? An A-Z of Boat Names Good and Bad
Eyers, Jonathan

$18.56 $2.99

Naming a boat is never easy. Many skippers fear that someone else might have nabbed their brilliantly original name first - or ruined it forever by reducing its reputation to snicker-worthy derision. Some skippers are desperate enough to consult the sort of people who think Booty McBoatface would...


Pass Your Day Skipper (6th Edition)
Fairhall, David

$26.52 $8.69

Since the first edition was published, Pass Your Day Skipper has helped thousands of students through their shore-based Day Skipper course. Concise and comprehensive, this "crammer" covers all the essentials of the RYA syllabus, arranged in bite-size chunks to make revision easier and brought ful...


The Rules Book: Complete 2017-2020 Rules
Twiname, Eric

$39.78 $9.39

This best-selling pocket-sized racing rules book is unique in covering the rules by race situation and has been fully revised for this eleventh edition. The entire 2017-2020 racing rules are included. In revising The Rule Book to take account of the rule changes, Bryan Willis has maintained Eric ...


Escape Under Sail
Skinner, Leonard

$33.15 $10.09

Selling up and escaping to sea on their own boat is a dream that many think they can never make happen. Escape Under Sail is here to show you that it can be done, and for less money that you might think.This book delves to the very heart of what it takes and shows you exactly how you can go from ...


The Yacht Owners Manual: Everything You Need To Know To Get The Most Out Of Your Yacht
Du Port, Andy

$35.99 $1.99

Drawn from more than thirty-five years of the author’s own experiences, this book is packed with expert wisdom and hand-holding guidance on every aspect of owning, equipping, maintaining, sailing, and - of course - enjoying your first boat.Topics covered include: choice of boat; insurance; assess...


Untie the Lines: Setting Sail and Breaking Free
Bamford, Emma

$19.89 $5.79

Former stressed-out city girl and journalist Emma is living the dream. She's in Malaysia, living on a yacht with handsome traveler Guy, and together they have plans to explore the world's most remote and exotic places. Alright, so she has to ignore the niggling doubt that things didn't quite work...


How to Sail on a Budget (Sailmate)
Buchan, Alastair

$24.00 $7.99

Not every potential or existing boat owner wants to spend every last penny getting or staying afloat. Alastair Buchan brings a wealth of first hand experience of where sensible economies can be made in order to cap costs and as a result extend your cruising options. He looks at the major areas o...


Reeds Western Almanac 2019 (Reed's Almanac)
Towler, Perrin

$66.30 $15.79

The Reeds Western Almanac covers the coastline from Cape Wrath to Padstow as well as the whole of Ireland, and is ideal for any boater lucky enough to cruise and race in the superb waters off the coast of Western Scotland, Ireland or Western England. It offers ready access to essential navigation...


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