The International Marine Book of Sailing Here’s the book that can get you sailing in an afternoon and keep you sailing better through a lifetime on the water This is the first sailing book that follows a sailor’s ideal learning curve. Rather than tell you all about sail trim or anchoring in a single chapter, [...]
Sailing into the Abyss: A True Story of Extreme Heroism on the High Seas–winner of the 2006 US Maritime Literature Award
Sailing into the Abyss: A True Story of Extreme Heroism on the High Seas–winner of the 2006 US Maritime Literature Award In the spirit of The Perfect Storm and Shadow Divers, Sailing into the Abyss presents a minute-by-minute account of the sinking of the Merchant Marine vessel the SS Badger State, a cargo ship loaded [...]
Rich Johnson’s Guide to Trailer Boat Sailing ISBN13: 9781935254096 Condition: New Notes: BRAND NEW FROM PUBLISHER! 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Tracking provided on most orders. Buy with Confidence! Millions of books sold! If you’ve ever dreamed of casting off in search of adventure wherever your heart may lead, this book will help turn those dreams into [...]
The Handbook Of Sailing Newly updated and now in paperback, this backlist classic contains 2,000 diagrams and photos enabling you to visualize every sailing procedure and maneuver; reflects the latest word on procedures, techniques, and equipment. 48 pages of full-color photos.
Before the Wind: True Stories About Sailing Words of wisdom, humor, practical advice, and ripping yarns. Twenty-five selections from some of the world’s most famous authors and sailors. Read about: Joshua Slocum, the first man to sail around the world alone Richard Henry Dana’s extraordinary account of beginning a sailor’s life Ted Turner’s racing strategy [...]
Bumfuzzle – Just Out Looking For Pirates The story of a young couple who, without any prior sailing experience, decide one night over too many drinks that they are going to sail around the world. One year later they are bobbing around in the Bahamas on a thirty-five foot catamaran teaching themselves how to cross [...]
Sailing in Stitches Sailing in Stitches relates the story of a circumnavigation in a 74 foot Yawl. Dr. John Cocker, a retired Family Physician and Publisher of STITCHES, the Journal of Medical Humour, decided at age 67 that he still had time for one more adventure. The book relates the planning and purchase of the [...]
A Sea-Queen’s Sailing Early one summer morning in 935 A.D., Malcolm the Jarl’s home in northern Scotland is attacked by Viking raiders led by Heidrek the Seafarer. Struck down during the brief battle that follows, Malcolm is taken captive and imprisoned on what was once his own ship. Refusing to join the murderous Vikings, he [...]
Slocum’s Sailing Alone Around the World (bargain edition typeset for the Kindle) A Nova Scotian rebuilds an old oyster boat and sails around the world in the seminal work for singlehanded sailors. Slocum was the first man to circumnavigate singlehanded.