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Suffocated by a lack of freedom in modern life, Martyn Murray sought an alternative. Restoring an old ketch, he cruised the Western Isles with an aim to sail to St Kilda: the remotest part of the British Isles. Considering the islanders' own freedom, restricted by absentee landlords and officialdom, he...
GPS and chart plotters have made navigation simple, but still require understanding and back-up. This book shows how to navigate traditionally compass, log & plotter; using electronic aids GPS, radar & chart plotter; and using the sun & stars celestial navigation. It is heavily illustrated making it easy to understand...
By Ivar Dedekam
Modern yachts brim with equipment allowing them to be used without much knowledge of seamanship. Yet increasingly yachts require outside assistance. This book shows the techniques all boat users should be familiar with about rope handling, manoeuvring and anchoring. Illustrated with many drawings, it is an easy-to-follow and straightforward guide.
By Brian Phipps
A well-rounded guide covering the techniques and skills needed to succeed in catamaran sailing, for those starting out through to those striving for championship wins. The book begins with key theory and seamanship skills, helps you to develop your skills, and onto advanced techniques and high performance cats. Photographs and...
By Tim Davison
Aimed at children aged 8-15 taking their first steps into the fantastic world of sailing. A straightforward and easy-to-understand guide, packed full of colour photographs and diagrams. Covers what to wear, setting up the boat, sailing and safety. Based on the globally popular Optimist dinghy and endorsed by the UK...
Master your instruments and turn on-board information into racing results. Modern sailors are bombarded with a wealth of information from their on-board instruments. From apparent and true wind speed to boat speed, there's no shortage of data to interpret.
By Alex Wade
Enjoy a wonderful hardback collection of thrilling surfing stories. This eclectic mix has something for everyone: from classic tales of monster waves and epic battles, to hilarious anecdotes of what goes on among the breakers. There are stories of death and disaster as well as bravery and triumph.
By Tom Cunliffe
Celestial navigation i s one of the oldest of the mariner's arts - and one of the most awe-inspiring. Trusted navigation expert, Tom Cunliffe, shows you how to master the art in easy stages. Celestial Navigation includes clear diagrams and worked examples to guide the novice navigator.
Turkey Cruising Companion: A Yachtsman\'s Pilot and Cruising Guide to the Ports and Harbours from the Cesme Peninsula to Antalya
By Emma Watson
Covering the Ionian, Carian, West and East Lycian Coasts, the Turkey Cruising Companion is the essential pilot guide for anyone cruising the area.