301 books (16 pages) in this category
by Nigel Calder
<p>The most comprehensive and helpful guide ever written for selecting and equipping a cruising sailboat</p> <p>Whether you’re a coastal or offshore cruiser, you’ll find your most pressing concerns treated with the know-how that makes for ...eBook
by Paul de Gelder
<b>IMPROVISE. ADAPT. OVERCOME. </b> These three words - the mantra of the Australian Army - resonated with Paul de Gelder the first time he heard them. Paul chased adventure wherever he could find it, from his ...
by Tim Baker
Occy was always a missile going hyperspeed, about to blow up at any moment. - it's true of so many highly intelligent or gifted people . . . All of his passion was put into his surfing.' Kelly Slater, eight-time world championChild star at ...
A Voyage in a Lost Son's Wake
by Paul Heiney
<p>When <em>Countrywise</em> presenter Paul Heiney's son Nicholas committed suicide aged 23, Paul and his wife, <em>Times</em> columnist Libby Purves, were rocked to the core. Nicholas had been a highly gifted promising young man, albeit he had ...eBook
The First Lone Yachtsman to Sail Vertically Around the World
by Adrian Flanagan
<p>Only one person has ever sailed vertically around the world - Adrian Flanagan.</p> <p>Sailing horizontally is difficult enough, crossing thousands of miles of ocean only to get near land at the Capes and battle treacherous currents. However,eBook
by William Trubridge
LEARN THE POWER OF THE HUMAN MIND FROM THE WORLD'S GREATEST FREEDIVER One of the most mesmerising books about the ocean you'll ever read... New Zealander William Trubridge has reached depths never thought possible on the precipice of low ...
by Michael Briant
<p>The Pacific Crossing Guide is intended to provide and overview of almost a years cruising between the Panama Canal and New Zealand or Australia. You have to fit the cruise into this time scale in order to avoid the various hurricane seasons ...eBook
A Guide to Rivers, Creeks, and Water Trails
by Bryan MacKay
<p>With the Chesapeake Bay—the largest estuary in the United States—the Potomac, Monocacy, and Patapsco Rivers, and countless streams, creeks, swamps, and marshes, Maryland is an ideal locale for people to take to the water and enjoy the naturaleBook
by Robert Baden-Powell
<p>Paddle Your Own Canoe or Tip for Boys is a wonderful guidebook written with the intention of inspiring young boys to embrace outdoor activities, offering them guidance on what they can do and how they can do it effectively, safely, and ...eBook
by David Fairhall
<p>Both concise and comprehensive, this out-and-out 'crammer' covers all the essentials of the RYA Day Skipper syllabus, arranged and highlighted to make revising easier and now updated and expanded for the sixth edition. Since the first editioneBook
by Paul Elvstrom & Soren Krause
<p>Written by a sailing Olympian, this has been the most-trusted reference for racing sailors around the world for over 45 years and has sold 320,000 copies in the English language alone.</p> <p>The unique approach devised by Paul Elvstrom ...eBook
by Paul Elvstrom
Exploring Australia's Best Beaches, Pools, Waterfalls, Lakes, Hot Springs and Gorges
by Dillon Seitchik-Reardon
<DIV><P>From lap pools to ocean pools, rockpools to hot springs, <B>Places We Swim</B> covers the breadth of Australia, bringing you the 60 best places to swim, dive, jump, paddle and float around the country. You'll discover just ...
by Roger Oliver
<p>This book, based on a highly successful series of articles in <em>Practical Boat Owner</em> magazine, is a detailed practical guide to sailing around the UK - all by means of day sails.</p> <p>Roger<br /> Oliver, a passionate sailor, ...eBook
Celebrating 50 years of sailing & the life of 'The world's greatest yachting cartoonist'
by Mike Peyton
<p>Published to celebrate the life of Mike Peyton, ‘the world’s greatest yachting cartoonist’, this second edition features personal tributes from some 12 other successful and well-known sailors (including Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, Sir Ben ...eBook
Remarkable feats of exploration and adventure
by Sir Chris Bonington
<p><em><strong>Quest for Adventure</strong></em> is a collection of stories written by <strong>Sir Chris Bonington</strong> looking at the adventurous impulse which has driven men and women to achieve the impossible in the face of Earth’s ...eBook
by Jim Saltonstall
<p><em>Race Training with Jim Saltonstall</em> is for all those who wish to improve their personal performance within the most challenging sport in the world. It is aimed at racers at all levels of the sport, from club right through to ...eBook
by Arthur Ransome
<p>Most people know of Arthur Ransome, the author of the classic children’s sailing tale, Swallows & Amazons, and many other books in the same series. But besides his exciting tales of children on the water there is much more to the man. ...eBook
The World of Syd Fischer
by David Salter
<p><em>You either lie down and die, or you fight.</em></p> <p>In 1938 a knockabout 11-year-old kid from Marrickville, Sydney, is suddenly confronted by mortality. His mother dies. His father has little time for him and at 14 he leaves school toeBook
by David Salter
In 1938 a knockabout 11-year-old kid from Marrickville, Sydney, is suddenly confronted by mortality. His mother dies. His father has little time for him and at 14 he leaves school to learn a trade.<br><br>In 2016 that same boy is a ...