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Ice Bears and Kotick
Ice Bears and Kotick
Ice Bears and Kotick This is the story of an impossible boat journey that two men made for the fun of it. they rowed through pack ice and polar bears, survived whales, starvation and capsize and in doing so they completed the first circumnavigation of the Arctic island Spitsbergen in an open row boat. Along the way they learned about themselves, about life and experienced a wilderness that will most...
£9.95 inc VAT
Only So many Tides
Only So many Tides
Only So many Tides This is really the sailing autobiography of Jon Wainwright, a figure well known on the East Coast and in Old Gaffer circles. He and his boat Deva have had half a life-time of experience together, and this book is an extraordinarily detailed account of their partnership down the years. Amongst the narrative there is scattered much discussion of matters nautical, and the author has...
£6.95 inc VAT
Sailing Just For Fun
Sailing Just For Fun
Sailing Just for Fun - High Adve nture on a Small Budget [Shoal Waters] High adventure on a small budget is Charles Stock's philosophy as he cruises his midget 16-foot gaff-rigged sailing cruiser Shoal Waters on the Thames Estuary, with 68,000 miles logged since 1963. No engine, no electronics. The art of pottering, taking to its zenith, and happiness achieved with great simplicity. There's a lesson...
£9.95 inc VAT
 
With a Pinch of Salt
With a Pinch of Salt
With a Pinch of Salt Are you clewed-up about all those expressions that so enrich the language of sailors-not to mention the landlubbers who have Shanghaied their vocabulary?Do you know Captain Setab's Second Law of Dynamics, or why timbers shiver, even in horse latitudes, where a brass monkey has nothing to fear?This little book, chock-a-block with the wit and wisdom of a Captain who came up through...
£7.95 inc VAT