216 x 138 mm | 226 pp illus. | ISBN 085036 459
0 | £8.95 SB pbk
COAST OF SUMMER
Sailing New England waters from Shelter Island to Cape Cod
The New England coast, a small cruising sloop, warm
winds - and Anthony Bailey's seductive storytelling powers.
‘… evocative pictures of this beautiful
coastline sailed for over thirty years whilst a staff writer for The
Little Ship Club
216 x 138 mm | 358 pp | ISBN 085036 450 7 | £12.95
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JAPAN TO NEW ZEALAND
The Voyage of the ‘Sea Quest’
Tere Batham and her husband embark on a 14-month,
10,000-mile voyage home from Japan to New Zealand, accompanied by Miki,
a Japanese girl. They navigate the whirlpools of Japan’s Inland
Sea, and thread narrow channels among islands strewn with temples and
lashed by typhoons, enduring violent storms, and witnessing a deadly
crocodile attack before finally reaching their destination.
236 x 157 mm | 320 pp illus.| ISBN 1 57409 182
4 | £18.95 SH hbk
GOES TO SEA
Restoring and sailing an old boat on a budget
Peter J Baumgartner
A candid and captivating account of restoring a 27-foot
Cape Dory sloop over the course of four years, and sailing it in New
England waters. With crucial insight for anyone considering a similar
project, Baumgartner combines a brisk, entertaining narrative and a
thoroughly practical handbook.
‘…with a Thoreau-like enthusiasm for
natural solitude and quiet anchorages’
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AROUND THE WORLD
A family retraces Joshua Slocum's voyage
Guy Bernardin Translated by Jeremy McGeary
With an introduction by Herb McCormick
Guy Bernardin, with his wife and small son, retraces
Joshua Slocum's famous circumnavigation in a replica of Spray. This
is the story of a happy family at sea. With the full text of A Critical
Analysis of the Yawl Spray, from The Rudder Magazine, 1909.
236 x 157 mm | 256 pp illus. | ISBN 1 57409 148
4 | £16.95 SH hbk
In 1996, the Billings were taken at gunpoint from
their yacht in the Red Sea, and held for a month, accused of spying.
A detailed and highly personal record of a drama which grabbed headlines
across the world, this is a compelling tale for all who sail abroad.
a stirring account, passionate and truthful
Good Old Boat
With 147 b/w photos, 9 line drawings, and 16 maps
229 x 149 mm | 256 pp | ISBN 1 57409 137 9 | £12.99
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FROM THE LOST SOUL
five year voyage of discovery and adventure
Follow the exploits of 'a very large tattooed captain'
and his crew as they discover the highs and lows of life at sea in this
irreverent and entertaining tale. A travelogue with a difference, by
an author whose joie de vivre is apparent on every page
Bob Bitchin - once hell on wheels - has become
one helluva seagoing storyteller.'
Herb McCormick - Yachting Correspondent for
the New York Times
Illustrated with 52 colour photos
235 x 157 mm | 288 pp illus.| ISBN 1 57409 181 6
| £14.95 SH pbk
Bob Bitchin has a unique perspective from which to
describe The Sailing Life. As founder and editor of the highly successful
magazine Latitudes & Attitudes, he surveys and comments on the good
and the bad, the funny and the sad, the practical and the theoretical
of the sailing scene. This collection of his editorials and other writings
is full of useful advice, keen observations and, yes, some outrageous
comments as only Bob can put them on paper.
Readers of his bestseller, Letters from the
LOST SOUL, will be delighted with this unique guide to the Sailing Life.
Like Latitudes & Attitudes, Captain Bob is down to earth, irreverent,
and always entertaining.
'With Latitudes & Attitudes, and his huge personality,
Bob has managed to bring a breath of fresh air to the cruising way of
life. It's okay to be irreverent. Latitudes & Attitudes broke the
snooty, yachtie stereotype and helped to make the cruising lifestyle
feel accessible to the mainstream, not just to specialists. Bob is definitely
not mainstream, but he knows optimism is universal to those who are
ready to hear it, and the ability to enjoy the one life we get is inextricably
linked to optimism, by land or by sea, by hog or by boat.'
228 x 148 mms • 224 pages Illus • ISBN
1574092219 • Price: £11.95 pbk
In May 1946, stranded in Panama after the Second World
War, Caldwell set out alone on a 9000-mile journey aboard the 29-foot
Pagan to rejoin his wife in Sydney.
'could rank alongside the best thrillers for the sheer
irrepressibility of its hero
the book is compelling, a testament
to man's determination to survive when most of us would have given up
find it hard to put this one down.'
Motor Boat Monthly
210 x 132 mm | 324 pp illus. | ISBN 0 92448 620
1 | £12.95 SH pbk
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Stories of Storms and Survival
Tales from the author's own experience of surviving
capsizes, swampings and shipwrecks in many oceans - enough troubles
from Cape Horn to Florida, to Tahiti to the Red Sea to South Africa
to Bali to New Jersey 'to cause one to take a serious interest in gardening.'
Beautifully written by an extraordinary sailor.
235 x 157 mm | 208 pp illus. | ISBN 1 57409 072
0 | £14.99 SH hbk
TO THE SEA
Webb Chiles, whose adventures were previously chronicled
in A Single Wave, returns with a beautifully written account of his
fourth circumnavigation. Leaving astern the bleak winter of Boston Harbour
and his despair over the near-fatal loss of his previous vessel, his
joy in being at sea again, with his wife, Carol, makes this a joyous
and inspiring story. He observes the great harbours of the world with
a true sailor's eye and presents a unique philosophical view of life
"Webb Chiles may be sailing's worst lunatic -
and its best living writer."
John Riise, Latitude 38
236 x 157 mm | 224 pp illus.| ISBN 1 57409 180 8
| £16.95 SH hbk
John E Conway
A series of short tales, each recounting one of the
Conways' many extraordinary experiences in New England waters aboard
their hand-crafted, almost 100-year-old vessel. With a useful and instructive
appendix on details of the restoration.
230 x 148 mm | 224 pp illus. | ISBN 1 57409 171
9 | £14.95 SH pbk
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