Sports & Recreation - Sailing

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Quest for the Virgins: A True Caribbe...

David Beaupre

Beginning with the crossing of the feared Mona Passage between the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico, 'Quest for the Virgins' takes the reader on a leisurely cruise along the south coast of Puerto Rico, Vieques and the Virgin Islands...

Published: Apr 2015

Quest in the Caribbean: A True Caribb...

David Beaupre

The final book in the Quest series is ‘Quest in the Caribbean’. Wendy and I have become full time sailors. The sea has been kind to us. It has been our home, a very strict master and unforgiving teacher. We slowly learned our less...

Published: Apr 2016

Penelope Down East: Cruising Adventur...

W. R. Cheney

Penelope Down East is a collection of stories about cruising a twenty-two-foot gaff-rigged catboat—with no auxiliary engine—all along the coast of Maine, bucking tremendous tides, riding the fickle winds, glorying in the most gor...

Published: Sep 2015

Astounding Sea Stories: Fifteen Rippi...

Tom McCarthy

"1789 April: Just before sun-rising, Mr. Christian, with the master at arms, gunner's mate, and Thomas Burket, seaman, came into my cabin while I was asleep, and seizing me, tied my hands with a cord behind my back and threatened...

Published: Aug 2017

Blown Away: 35th Anniversary Edition

Herb Payson

New 35th anniversary edition"The older I get, the more things there are that tend to make me nervous. I don't see myself as full of cowardice, but as lacking in courage. Given death on one hand and destruction on the other, I hav...

Published: Mar 2015

A Woman's Guide to the Sailing Lifest...

Debra Picchi

A chance sailing trip with a friend from work led me to wonder if I could learn to sail. After all, I'm a woman, and the sailing world seems to favor men. I am not athletic; I didn't grow up in a family where we learned about boating;...

Published: Sep 2015

The Ditty Bag Book: A Guide for Sailo...

Frank Rosenow

Sailors have used ditty bags to carry sewing equipment, toiletries, and other small items for centuries, and now The Ditty Bag Book teaches modern-day sailors the art form of hand-making ditty bags to use on their own seaward travels....

Published: Apr 2011

Being with Benny: Inside the World of...

Bob Ross

Being with Benny is the story of how Bob Miller, from a shattered childhood in rural Australia and only four years of schooling, became one of the world's leading yacht designers. His creation, Australia II, won the America's Cup in 1...

Published: May 2018

The Caiad

Carroll J. Savage

"The Caiad" is an account of a decade-long around-the-world voyage in a sailboat undertaken in his fifties by a novice sailor who takes his family with him and learns along the way about boats, sailing and the sea, as well a...

Published: Jun 2015

The Complete Sailor, Second Edition

Seidman David

This is not just an instructional book---it's an insight into a sailor's approach to the sea, boats, and the ever-changing dynamic of wind on the water "A learn-to-sail book with heart."--WoodenBoat "A real winner...a ...

Published: Apr 2011

Your First Sailboat, Second Edition

Daniel Spurr

Everything you need to know to find—and enjoy—the sailboat of your dreamsIncludes an updated list of 84 recommended sailboats in five categories: Daysailers, trailer sailers, cruisers, racers, and multihulls Provides decision tree...

Published: May 2014

The Strange Last Voyage of Donald Cro...

Nicholas Tomalin

In early 1968, desperate entrepreneur Donald Crowhurst was trying to sell a nautical navigation device he had developed when he saw that the Sunday Times would be sponsoring the Golden Globe Race, the first ever solo, round-the-world ...

Published: Apr 2017
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