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Sailing & Nautical Narratives

MWE001
$11.00 $22.00  
Migael Scherer, 203pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9781571312747
An experienced sailor goes racing for the first time, searching for victory and a renewed love of life. This is a moving portrayal of a frayed life being made whole again in the comradeship of a grueling race through hauntingly beautiful surrounds.

SHP073
$8.25 $16.50  
Shirley Billing, 254pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781574091373
Records in dramatic detail the ordeal of Peter and Shirley Billing who were taken from their yacht at gunpoint in the Red Sea and only released after a month of the most extraordinary efforts by friends, family and their government.

INT460
$11.00 $22.00  
Tom Lochhaas, ISBN: 9780071803311
True stories of contemporary sailing disasters that will keep you alert and careful when you are on the water. . Suddenly Overboard tells stories about sailors who experienced catastrophes when least expecting them and who were rescued, or who died, or who lived to tell the tale simply by good...

ACB132
$13.50 $27.00  
John Boyle, 304pages, 6 x 1.2 x 9, ISBN: 9781472912671
For the first time in history, the navies of the world have united against a common enemy--a couple of thousand rag-tag, underfed men and boys in the western Indian Ocean. Crammed into open boats and armed with ancient AK-47s, they range up to a thousand miles from home shores in Somalia. No one...

SHP080
$12.48 $24.95  
Guy Bernardin, 230pages, 65 x 9.5, ISBN: 9781574091489
The author, a French racing sailor, buys a replica of the Spray and sets off in 1995 for three years with wife and young son to retrace Slocum's circumnavigation. A fresh take on the seagoing travelogue and a story of a happy family at sea.

SHP081
$12.48 $24.95  
Sharon Ragle, 224pages, 8.7 x 5.7, ISBN: 9781574091458
True and lively story of newlyweds on a four-and-a-half year circumnavigation. Single for many years, with her children grown, the author faced a solitary future and, instead, found a funny and loving escapade over 35,000 miles of ocean.

ACB104
$12.48 $24.95  
Lars Hassler, 320pages, 6 x 95, ISBN: 9781408112014
A hippy Sell Up and Sail, this entertaining and inspiring book is more than just a cruising narrative – it is an instructive account showing how anyone can circumnavigate (or even sail for an extended period) without huge funds. Lars Hassler originally set off intending to sail for three...

SHP144
$11.98 $23.95  
Adrian Sparham, 228pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781574092172
A fine cruising narrative in which a couple decide to pull out of the rat race and spend years exploring cruising destinations off the beaten path. They learn a great deal about the world and themselves.

SHP346
$9.98 $19.95  
Geoff Holt, 364pages, 5 x 8, ISBN: 9781574092769
On September 5, 1984, eighteen-year-old Geoff Holt dived into an idyllic tropical sea, and his life changed forever. A broken neck cut short a promising career as a yachtsman and left him paralyzed, with his horizons reduced to an uncertain future in a wheelchair. On September 5, 2007, after a...

SAI003
$9.98 $19.95  
Charles & Corrine Kanter, 364pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780961840693
364 pages (includes 32 pages of COLOR photos) of mirth, introspection, experience, pathos and just plain lifestyle joy from two people who dared to be different and take to the sea on an '-unconventional'-sailing craft and find camaraderie, lasting friendships, and a business model that allowed...

SWP055
$9.98 $19.95  
Steven J. Pavlidis, 259pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781892399335
Life at Sea Level is the latest work of one of America s finest travel guide authors. For nearly 20 years, Stephen J Pavlidis has been writing books about the Bahamas and the Caribbean islands. He has written 14 guides covering virtually all the geography from south Florida to Trinidad and...

MOU068
$9.48 $18.95  
Jordan Hanssen, ISBN: 9781594856358
The daring true story of the first North Atlantic Rowing Race, and the endurance needed by a team of companions to row their way to victory across the Atlantic Ocean.

IPG032
$7.98 $15.95  
Adrian Flanagan, 402pages, 5 x 8.25, ISBN: 9780753826102
In 1975, when Adrian Flanagan was 15, he read Sir Francis Chichester's account of his record-breaking circumnavigation, and a dream began to form. Thirty years later, on October 28, 2005, Adrian set sail from the south coast of England on his quest to voyage vertically around the earth by the...

TWE001
$6.48 $12.95  
Catherine Dook, 180pages, 5.5 x 7.5, ISBN: 9781894898065
Warm and witty tales of live aboard life and all its misadventures, joys and challenges. For the nautically committed and those who love to laugh.

SHP029
$5.48 $10.95  
Tom Watkins, 107pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781574091939
A decade's worth of breezy escapist tales chronicling the misadventures of a motley crew of college professors who abandon their landlocked lives for a week a year to go sailing. A hilarious and insightful glimpse into the secret lives of men.

PGN110
$11.90 $17.00  
Donovan Hohn, 416pages, 8.5 x 5.4 x 1, ISBN: 9780143120506
Whimsical curiosity begets a quixotic odyssey and troubling revelations about plastics polluting the seas in former high school teacher and journalist Hohn's charming account of what he learned searching for 28,800 rubber bath toys lost at sea in 1992. His curiosity, prompted by a student's...

GPT154
$11.87 $16.95  
Barbara Walsh, 272pages, 9 x 6, ISBN: 9780762784905
An award-winning journalist's voyage into her family history and her quest to face the storms she encounters there.

WIL087
$12.71 $16.95  
Nicholas Gray, 240pages, 5 x 8, ISBN: 9781909911550
Looking back at the lives and sailing careers of some of our lifetime’s finest yachtsmen, this collection of eleven original, moving accounts is just as much a celebration of the good – tales of hope, achievement and courageous spirit – as it is an account of their tragic final voyages....

MPS220
$27.20 $35.00  
Rodney Pattisson, Barry Pickthall, 192pages, 6.5 x 9.5, ISBN: 9781472935595
The previously untold life story from world champion, Olympic medalist, and Britain's most successful Olympic sailor for three decades, Rodney Pattisson, with a foreword by Sir Ben Ainslie CBE. Rodney Pattisson MBE, the three-time Olympic medalist and multi-world champion, is an iconic...

PDB007
$13.56 $16.95  
Lin & Larry Pardey, 319pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780964603646
With this edition of Seraffyn's European Adventure, all four of the Pardey's classic Seraffyn tales are available in affordable paperback.   Join Lin and Larry while they winter in England working to pay for the next leg of their journey into the Baltic, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Germany....

PDB006
$13.56 $16.95  
Lin and Larry Pardey, 256pages, 9 x 6, ISBN: 9780964603639
A tale of adventures, as two young dreamers continue their voyaging on board their self-built 24'4" cutter. They cross the exotic sea that spawned Homer's tales of Ulysses' Odyssey, then sail through the strife torn Red Sea and across the typhoon tossed waters of the Bay of Bengal. In this...

PDB013
$19.96 $24.95  
Lin Pardey, 304pages, 6x9, ISBN: 9781929214679
Lin Pardey and her husband Larry are internationally famous for their sailing adventures. But in 1980 -- fresh from an eleven years-long sailing journey, where they forged the early years of their marriage on high seas and in exotic locales -- they came to CA looking for a good spot to build...

PAR057
$13.56 $16.95  
Herb McCormick, 314pages, 9 x 6, ISBN: 9780939837946
A fifth-generation native of Newport, Rhode Island, Herb McCormick has been racing and cruising from above the Arctic Circle to Antarctica and chronicling his adventures and travels in magazines, newspapers and on the Internet for over three decades. An anthology of his best profiles and...

PDB015
$13.56 $16.95  
Lin and Larry Pardey, 256pages, 9 x 6, ISBN: 9781929214167
Lin and Larry Pardey s first book, Cruising in Seraffyn is credited with launching 50,000 dreams. This third book in the Seraffyn series chronicles the three years spent exploring Ulysses wine-colored sea and clearly illustrates how they kept that dream afloat. Lin and Larry meander under...
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