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  • My Greek Island Summer

    a laugh-out-loud romantic comedy

    by Mandy Baggot ...
    'Sultry fun in the sun!' Heidi Swain.'Clever, romantic and unputdownable' Julie Houston.'Leave a piece of your heart in Greece with this beautifully told story' Sandy Barker.Two weeks. One unforgettable trip to Corfu. A chance to change her life.Becky Rose has just landed her dream job house-sitting at a top-end villa on the island of Corfu. What could be better than two weeks laying by an ... Read more

    $5.49 AUD $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Sunny Days and Sea Breezes

    The PERFECT feel-good, escapist read from the Sunday Times bestseller

    THE TOP TEN SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERWinner of the RNA Romantic Comedy Novel of the Year award'A life-affirming story full of joy and hope' CATHY BRAMLEY'A sun-filled, fun-filled wonderful escapist adventure' MILLY JOHNSONWhen does time out become the time of your life?Jodie Jackson is all at sea, in every sense. On a ferry bound for the Isle of Wight, she's... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

  • Ocean Prey

    THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER – a Lucas Davenport & Virgil Flowers novel

    by John Sandford ...
    ****THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING THRILLER**Lucas Davenport and Virgil Flowers join forces on a deadly maritime case like no other...**An off-duty Coast Guardsman is fishing with his family when he calls in some suspicious behaviour from a nearby boat. The slick craft has stopped to pick up a surfaced diver, who was apparently alone, without his own boat, in the middle of the ocean. None of it ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Bobbing to the Baltic

    by Martin Edge ...
    “Bobbing to the Baltic” is the story of my cruise from Edinburgh to the Russian border aboard my 27ft yacht ‘Zophiel’.In May 2012 we left the Forth to cross the North Sea. Though we originally intended to go to Denmark, a combination of wimpiness and extraordinarily poor navigation took us to Holland instead.From there I sailed to the Baltic, via Germany, then to the eastern Baltic, via Denmark ... Read more

    $5.69 AUD

  • Boating Skills and Seamanship, 14th Edition

    Learn the essentials of seamanship from one of the world's premier boating organizationsDeveloped and refined through 40 years of Coast Guard Auxiliary training courses, Boating Skills and Seamanship is your perfect introduction to recreational boating's fundamentals. Great for beginning and intermediate powerboaters alike, it offers you the basics of choosing, equipping, and handling a small to ... Read more

    $34.53 AUD

  • Pressure Falling: Short Stories of Stormy Seas

    by Mark Chisnell ...
    Are you warm, safe and dry?Good - because the ocean can be a dangerous place and never more so than when the barometric pressure plummets and huge waves start to rise up from the deep. These five short stories - chilling, funny and scary in turns - will show you just how ugly and dangerous the sea can become. Make sure you are wrapped up warm and safe when you read this book, because the raw power ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Casting Off

    How a City Girl Found Happiness on the High Seas

    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 no longer enough. And at 31, still struggling to get to a fourth date and surrounded by friends settling down to married life and babies, Emma decides to grasp her life by the roots and ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • Staying Out for the Summer

    The perfect Greek romcom to keep your summer going

    by Mandy Baggot ...
    'A magical meze of sun, fun and heartfelt emotion. A must-read! Yet another side-splitting, sun-soaked Greek adventure from Mandy Baggot' – Nicola May, bestselling author of the Cockleberry Bay seriesFor nurse Lucie Burrows, it's time to put the last year behind her and embrace Greek life.Finally free from her demanding, stressful job, Lucie is excited for a restriction-free summer. When her best ... Read more

    $5.49 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Serpent King

    A fast-paced, action-packed historical fiction novel

    by Tim Hodkinson ...
    series The Whale Road Chronicles #4
    The fight for vengeance has no victors...AD 936The great warrior, Einar Unnsson, wants revenge. His mother's assassin has stolen her severed head and Einar is hungry for his blood. Only one thing holds him back. He is a newly sworn in Wolf Coat, and must accompany them on their latest quest.The Wolf Coats are a band of fearsome bloodthirsty warriors, who roam the seas, killing any enemies who get ... Read more

    $5.49 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Solitaire Spirit: Three times around the world single-handed

    Three Times Around the World Single-Handed

    by Les Powles ...
    Les Powles only had 8 hours of sailing experience when he decided to sail solo around the world. Many novices would be content to just dream of such an adventure, and maybe get as far as a solo Channel crossing a couple of years down the line. Not so Les Powles, one of the twentieth century's most extraordinary and eccentric sailors.Les was in his 50s when he built himself a yacht with little ... Read more

    $17.15 AUD

  • Sunk Without Trace: 30 dramatic accounts of yachts lost at sea

    30 dramatic accounts of yachts lost at sea

    by Paul Gelder ...
    By the same author as the bestselling Total Loss this is a new collection of terrifying and compelling accounts of yachts lost at sea. The seven deadly causes of loss continue to take their toll and Paul Gelder has compiled first-hand accounts of shipwreck and sinking caused by Collision Gear Failure Stress of Weather Faulty Navigation Fire Crew Failure and Exhaustion. The moving emotionally ... Read more

    $15.39 AUD

  • The Lonely Voyage

    A thrilling coming of age tale in a time of war

    by Max Hennessy ...
    series The By Air, By Land, By Sea Collection #1
    The gripping tale of one boy’s journey into manhood… and towards war.Jess Ferigo, a young man with few prospects other than growing old in the same town he has always known, dreams of a life at sea, much to the ire of his family.Making the tough decision to leave his old life behind, he takes up a position in charge of poaching on a battered trawler, accompanied by Pat Fee and Old Boxer, a wreck ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Celestial Navigation for the Complete Idiot: A Simple Explanation

    by Gene Grossman ...
    This book won the Dan Poynter 2011 First-place GOLD Global eBook Award in the Non-Fiction/Sports categorySome time ago, Gene Grossman signed on as a crew-member with some friends of his who were delivering a large sailboat with no navigation electronics from Marina del Rey California, through the Panama Canal, to a charter company’s tropical island location.On the evening of departure, Gene asked ... Read more

    $7.20 AUD

  • The Blue Book of Sailing : The 22 Keys to Sailing Mastery

    The 22 Keys to Sailing Mastery

    by Adam Cort ...
    Transform basic sailing skills into true masteryNo other sport is as complex or as gear- and technique-intensive as sailing. The details and nuances are vast, but beneath the surface are 22 elements, or core areas of knowledge. By understanding these principles you can attain true mastery: tie any knot, shape any sail, take the helm of any boat, no matter how large or unfamiliar. ... Read more

    $25.95 AUD

  • A World of My Own

    The First Ever Non-stop Solo Round the World Voyage

    On Friday 14 June 1968 Suhaili, a tiny ketch, slipped almostunnoticed out of Falmouth harbour steered by the solitary figure at herhelm, Robin Knox-Johnston. Ten and a half months later Suhaili,paintwork peeling and rust streaked, her once white sails weathered andbrown, her self-steering gone, her tiller arm jury rigged to the rudderhead, came romping joyously back to Falmouth to a fantastic ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • Sailing For Dummies

    Interested in learning to sail but feel like you’re navigating in murky waters? Sailing for Dummies, Second Edition introduces the basics of sailing, looks at the different types of sailboats and their basic parts, and teaches you everything you need to know before you leave the dock.In Sailing for Dummies, Second Edition, two U.S. sailing champions show you how to:Find and choose a sailing ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD $24.99 AUD

  • More Yachting Yarns from South Australia

    The tales and history of 10 extraordinary South Australian yachts

    MORE YACHTING YARNS is great news for South Australians and lovers of all things nautical.  This captivating book with its fascinating sea and river stories is a must for anyone with yachting or maritime interests.  It traces the history of 10 South Australian sailing vessels from construction through their life journey and is interspersed with humorous anecdotes. To promote the remarkable ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • The Bascombe Novels

    The Sportswriter, Independence Day, The Lay of the Land

    This trilogy of brilliant novels - The Sportswriter, Independence Day, and The Lay of the Land - that charts the life and times of one of the most beloved and enduring characters in modern fiction.When we meet Frank Bascombe in The Sportswriter, his unguarded voice instantly wins us over and pulls us into a life that has been irrevocably changed by the loss of a marriage, a career, a child. We ... Read more

    $29.14 AUD

  • The Cruising Life: A Commonsense Guide for the Would-Be Voyager

    by Jim Trefethen ...
    The Cruising Life: A Commonsense Guide for the Would-Be Voyager, Jim Trefethen. The funniest, drollest, wisest book on the shelf for the would-be cruiser. Trefethen pulls no punchesÑhe tells you just what will be involved if you and your family decide to "let slip the surly bonds of earth" and set sail. How to get ready, how to finance the voyage, how to live on your boat with maximum peace of ... Read more

    $24.85 AUD

  • Sailing Alone to Isla

    A single-handed voyage on a small sailboat from Key West Florida to Isla Mujeres, Mexico. ... Read more

    $1.26 AUD

  • HANDLING STORMS AT SEA : The 5 Secrets of Heavy Weather Sailing: The 5 Secrets of Heavy Weather Sailing

    The 5 Secrets of Heavy Weather Sailing

    by Hal Roth ...
    The definitive guide to a critical, hotly debated topicHow should a sailor cope with storms at sea? Some advocate heaving-to, others running off. Some say trail a sea anchor over the bow, others a drogue astern. The stakes in the discussion couldn’t be higher, or the consensus lower. Finally, preeminent sailor/author Hal Roth offers a practical strategy that can evolve and respond as storms grow ... Read more

    $36.73 AUD

  • Seamanship Secrets : 185 Tips & Techniques for Better Navigation, Cruise Planning, and Boat Handling Under Power or Sail: 185 Tips & Techniques for Better Navigation, Cruise Planning, and Boat Handling Under Power or Sail

    185 Tips & Techniques for Better Navigation, Cruise Planning, and Boat Handling Under Power or Sail

    by John Jamieson ...
    "Secrets' is the modern Bowditch, written so clearly that navigation and seamanship will be comprehensible to anyone . . ."-- Dave and Jaja Martin, circumnavigators and authors of Into the Light: A Family's Epic Journey"It's a great book. The prose is simple and clear . . ."--John Vigor, author of The Seaworthy Offshore Sailboat"The nautical tips and techniques presented are encyclopedic, ye... ... Read more

    $21.66 AUD

  • Rowing for My Life

    Two Oceans, Two Lives, One Journey

    In the tradition of Cheryl Strayed's Wild, one's woman's transformational journey rowing across the savage sea-twice.Just out of college, newly wed, and set up with her husband Curt in a small town in New York, Kathleen Saville quickly realized that an ordinary life working for a better used car and a home with a mortgage would never satisfy her thirst for freedom and adventure. The year before, ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • Left For Dead

    30 Years On - The Race is Finally Over

    The second edition of the Sunday Times Sports Book of the Year is updated with a new chapter describing Nick's eventual completion of the Fastnet Race thirty years after his first, ill-fated attempt.The world-famous Fastnet Race takes yachts from the Isle of Wight to the Fastnet Rock off the southwest coast of Ireland and back. The 1979 race began in perfect conditions, but was soon engulfed by ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD