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Canvas Flying, Seagulls Crying

by Justin Tyers Bloomsbury Publishing (August 12, 2014)

After Justin and Linda Tyers lost everything in a devastating house fire, they rebuilt their lives by building a classic wooden yacht from scratch Â? starting by felling the trees. This story was told in their...


20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

by Jules Verne Bloomsbury Publishing (August 14, 2014)

After a mysterious sea monster damages an ocean liner, the US government assembles a team in New York City to track down the creature and destroy it. French marine biologist Pierre Aronnax receives a last-minute...


The Sea Wolf

by Jack London Bloomsbury Publishing (August 14, 2014)

Set adrift after a collision with another vessel, ferry passenger Humphrey van Weyden is picked up by the seal-hunting schooner the Ghost. His relief at being rescued slowly turns into concern once he meets...


Casting Off

by Emma Bamford Bloomsbury Publishing (July 03, 2014)

As a journalist for the Independent, Emma Bamford is swept along with the London rat race, lost amongst the egos of Fleet Street. Surrounded by budget cuts and bullies, the thrill of a breaking news story is...


The Canals of Britain

by Stuart Fisher Bloomsbury Publishing (September 22, 2013)

Canals of Britain is a comprehensive and absorbing survey of the entire canal network of the British Isles - the first of its kind. It provides a fascinating insight into the linked up waterways as well as the...


The Barefoot Navigator

by Jack Lagan Bloomsbury Publishing (August 04, 2013)

The Barefoot Navigator is an unusual and fascinating exploration

of the skills of navigation employed by the ancients and transferrable

to the present day. The first half of the book investigates the

navigation...


The European Waterways

by Marian Martin Bloomsbury Publishing (August 25, 2013)

Anyone who admits to a sense of confusion when confronted with the bewildering array of European waterway signs, symbols, rules and regulations should find this book useful. The author demystifies this world...


The Adlard Coles Book of EuroRegs for Inland Waterways

by Marian Martin Bloomsbury Publishing (August 02, 2013)

In order to safely navigate Europe's major waterway routes, all boaters need to know CEVNI - the Waterway Code - whose rules, signs, symbols and signals are understood and used by bargemasters and working vessels...


Inland Waterways Manual

by Emrhys Barrell Bloomsbury Publishing (August 22, 2013)

There are more than 4000 miles of navigable waterways in Great

Britain, with more in Ireland and Europe. Peaceful canals, bustling

rivers, glorious lakes - there is something for everyone. This book

will tell the...


The Hitchiker's Guide to the Oceans

by Alison Muir Bennett Bloomsbury Publishing (August 22, 2013)

What better way of travelling the world than by crewing on a yacht? The Hitchiker's Guide to the Oceans is ideal for crew pre-planning, and for skippers seeking crew. It is packed with practical information...


Cruising French Waterways

by Hugh McKnight Bloomsbury Publishing (August 01, 2013)

Cruising French Waterways has rapidly become the leading descriptive guide to the astonishingly varied network of rivers and canals that penetrate almost every region of France. Winner of the Thomas Cook Guide...


Just Sea and Sky

by Ben Pester Bloomsbury Publishing (August 04, 2013)

This charming account of the voyage of two men in a small boat half way

round the world from Plymouth to New Zealand in 1953 is a rare insight into a time, not long ago, when

sailors had no GPS, electronics, radio...


A Thousand Miles from Anywhere

by Sandra Clayton Bloomsbury Publishing (March 14, 2013)

Following Dolphins Under My Bed and Turtles in Our Wake comes the third leg of the Claytons' voyage, two early retirees who decided to live life sailing from place to place to fulfil their dream.

Told uniquely...


The Adlard Coles Book of Boatwords

by Denny Desoutter Bloomsbury Publishing (June 17, 2013)

Over 1500 nautical terms are explained in this accessible and down to earth glossary aimed at the layman. Covering all areas of boating (sail and power, official bodies, regulations, etc), it uses practical...


Untie the Lines

by Emma Bamford Bloomsbury Publishing (July 14, 2016)

In Casting Off we met Emma Bamford. Stressed out and fed up with London life, working 80-hour weeks and with no hint of a love life, Emma suddenly decided to quit her job, pack up her life and go and live with...


Sailing Alone Around the World

by Joshua Slocum Bloomsbury Publishing (August 13, 2015)

Joshua Slocum's epic solo voyage around the world in 1895 in the 37 foot sloop Spray stands as one of the greatest sea adventures of all time. It remains one of the major feats of singlehanded voyaging, and...


Treasure Island

by Robert Louis Stevenson Bloomsbury Publishing (August 13, 2015)

When old drunken sailor Billy Bones dies at the Admiral Benbow Inn, the innkeeper's son Jim Hawkins finds a map amongst his possessions. The local physician, Doctor Livesey, and the squire, Trelawney, believe...


Robinson Crusoe and the Further Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

by Daniel Defoe Bloomsbury Publishing (March 06, 2015)

Running away to sea to escape a legal career, Robinson Crusoe ends up having rather more excitement than he'd bargained for in this infamous adventure yarn by Daniel Defoe. Only just surviving his first storm...


Sea Fever

by Sam Jefferson Bloomsbury Publishing (March 12, 2015)

How did a big-game fishing trip rudely interrupted by sharks inspire one of the key scenes in Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea? How did Robert Louis Stevenson's cruise to the cannibal-infested South Sea islands...


Lord Jim

by Joseph Conrad Bloomsbury Publishing (February 12, 2015)

Jim is young, ambitious and idealistic, keen to make his name in the world. But fate has other plans. Jim has been made First Mate on board the Patna, but when the she starts to flood in the middle of the voyage,...