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  • Steel Fear

    An unputdownable thriller

    Book 1 - The Finn Thrillers
    An aircraft carrier adrift with a crew the size of a small town. A murderer in their midst. And the disgraced Navy SEAL who must track him down...‘Sensationally good – an instant classic, maybe an instant legend’ Lee ChildThe moment Navy SEAL sniper Finn sets foot on the USS Abraham Lincoln, it’s clear something is deeply wrong.Leadership is weak. Morale is low. And when crew members start ... Read more

    $7.25 AUD $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Under Full Sail

    by Rob Mundle ...
    How the mighty clipper ships transformed Australia from convict outpost to a nation.More than one million Australians can trace their heritage to the migrant ships of the mid-to-late 19th century...The story of the Clipper ships, and the tens of thousands of migrants they bought to the Australian colony of the nineteenth century, is one of the world's great migration stories. For anyone who ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

  • Life in Nelson's Navy

    by Brian Lavery ...
    Were that sailors excited about the Battle of Trafalgar, or suffering scurvy? How did life compare between those of a high rank, and those who served them? What were conditions like below the decks, living among the rats and the filth? How did you cope if you suffered from sea sickness? This book takes you back in time to see, hear, smell and taste what life was really like for these brave sailors ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Sea People: In Search of the Ancient Navigators of the Pacific

    Winner of the 2020 Australian Prime Minister’s Literary Award for nonfiction and the 2019 NSW Premier's History Awards for general history‘Wonderfully researched and beautifully written’ Philip Hoare, author of Leviathan‘Succeeds in conjuring a lost world’ Dava Sobel, author of LongitudeFor more than a millennium, Polynesians have occupied the remotest islands in the Pacific Ocean, a vast triangle ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Lonely Voyage

    A thrilling coming of age tale in a time of war

    by Max Hennessy ...
    Book 1 - The By Air, By Land, By Sea Collection
    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

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Two Clowns Cross the Pacific in a Small Boat

    by John Champion ...
    Tells of a sailing journey from San Diego to Australia in a 40 foot sailing boat. Covers Mexico, French Polynesia, Cook Islands, Tonga and Fiji. Also has a chapter on various events "that were too much fun," for the crew. Includes useful detail on various formalities required in the respective ports of call. Chapters on each of the destinations mentioned above and a final chapter on comical (in ... Read more

    $4.92 AUD

  • The Outlaw Ocean

    Crime and Survival in the Last Untamed Frontier

    by Ian Urbina ...
    'Just incredible' Naomi Klein'Gripping and shocking...with the pace of a thriller' The TimesA New York Times bestseller, The Outlaw Ocean is a riveting, adrenalin-fuelled tour of a vast, lawless and rampantly criminal world that few have ever seen: the high seas.The oceans are some of the last untamed frontiers on our planet.Too big to police, and under no clear international author... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Occupation Circumnavigator: Sailing Around the World

    Sailing Around the World

    by Lars Hässler ...
    A hippy Sell Up and Sail , this entertaining and inspiring book is more than just a cruising narrative - it is an instructive account showing how anyone can circumnavigate (or even sail for an extended period) without huge funds. Lars Hassler originally set off intending to sail for three years, but by judiciously using his funds, and topping them up by taking charter guests on cruises, he sailed ... Read more

    $28.99 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

    $17.99 AUD

  • To the Ends of the Earth

    A new one-volume edition of this classic sequence of sea novels set in the early nineteenth century, about a voyage from England to Australia.Rites of Passage (Winner of the Booker Prize)'The work of a master at the full stretch of his age and wisdom.' The TimesClose Quarters'A feat of imaginative reconstruction, as vivid as a dream.' Daily MailFire Down Below<... ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Ice!

    by Tristan Jones ...
    The author of The Incredible Voyage sets out on a “simply tremendous” and death-defying adventure sailing through the Arctic Ocean (Kirkus Reviews, starred review).Retiring on a pension after being torpedoed in WWII, Tristan Jones embarks on a test of endurance that will last over two years, nearly killing him more than once. Attempting to sail farther North than anyone ever has, he embarks from ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Rites of Passage

    With an introduction by Robert McCrum

    Lose yourself in an epic naval journey in this Booker Prize-winning novel: the first in the acclaimed Sea Trilogy by the author of Lord of the Flies.I grow a little crazy, I think, like all men at sea who live too close to each other and too close thereby to all that is monstrous under the sun and moon . . .Edmund Talbot is sailing to Australia in the early nineteenth century. In ... ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Pass Your Day Skipper

    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 fifth edition. Since the first edition was published, Pass Your Day Skipper has helped thousands of students through their shorebased Day Skipper course.Throughout, the theory is set in a ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Sailing to the Edge of Time

    The Promise, the Challenges, and the Freedom of Ocean Voyaging

    John Kretschmer is sailing's practical philosopher – as much a doer as a thinker. And that is the overarching theme of this chronicle of a sailing life. Often amusing, sometimes poignant, occasionally terrifying but always inspiring, his deeply personal account is a welcome reminder of the good life waiting at sea.With hundreds of thousands of nautical miles under his keel, John's adventures have ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Complete Yachtmaster

    Sailing, Seamanship and Navigation for the Modern Yacht Skipper 9th edition

    by Tom Cunliffe ...
    The Complete Yachtmaster has been a bestseller since first publication and has established itself as the standard reference for Yachtmaster students as well as skippers of all levels of experience.In this fully revised and up-to-date 9th edition, Tom Cunliffe brings together all the essentials of modern cruising in one volume. He presents an analysis of a good skipper, the theory and practice of ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

  • Multihull Seamanship

    An A-Z of skills for catamarans & trimarans / cruising & racing

    This is an A-Z of seamanship skills for multihull sailors. There are many textbooks on the market which detail general seamanship principles. This is not one of them. Multihull Seamanship is about sea-going catamarans and trimarans and the skills needed to understand and enjoy them to their utmost. Both racing and cruising yachts are catered for, as are trailer-able multihulls. Seamanship is not a ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Learning to Sail

    In Dinghies or Yachts: A No-Nonsense Guide for Beginners of All Ages

    For anyone learning to sail in either dinghies or yachts, this book is easy to read with lively colour illustrations. Now in a larger format, this is a no-nonsense guide for beginners of all ages and is valuable as a back-up to sailing courses or for anyone learning to sail with a friend. It covers how to start sailing, the different kinds of boats you will sail in, various parts of a boat, ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • How to Select and Buy a Cruising Boat at Home or Offshore.

    by John Champion ...
    series Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain
    Various options for importation from the USA (also applicable to other countries) are discussed. The authors personal experience in the process is drawn upon and includes several perfectly legal, money saving tips like offshore delivery and taking advantage of the Australian/USA free trade agreement.Four distinct chapters address selection of a boat with analysis of what passage makers and live ... Read more

    $5.67 AUD

  • Worse Things Happen at Sea

    by Jake Kavanagh ...
    Worse Things Happen at Sea is the long awaited follow up to Jake Kavanagh's hugely popular Ups and Downs of a Lockkeeper.This time turning his humorous eye to the scrapes people get intowhen let loose on open water, Jake has us chuckling, blushing andrecognising ourselves or fellow crew coming unstuck in the maritimemayhem he highlights with his witty pen and captures so admirably withhis ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • GPS for Mariners, 2nd Edition

    A Guide for the Recreational Boater

    The operator's manual that should come with every boater's GPS receiver or chart plotter. ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • The Incredible Voyage

    by Tristan Jones ...
    A Welshman’s witty and gritty sailing adventure memoir with “the bite of fine sea salt and a whiplike delivery” (Kirkus Reviews).Follow the supreme adventurer, Tristan Jones, as he takes a solitary and intrepid six-year voyage on his small craft, The Sea Dart. Covering a distance twice the circumference of the globe, from the lowest body of water in the world—the Dead Sea—to the highest—Lake ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Improbable Voyage

    by Tristan Jones ...
    The sailor-author navigates his famous yacht, Outward Leg, across the rivers of Europe in this travel memoir that’s “vintage Tristan Jones” (Publishers Weekly).The Improbable Voyage is the account of master sailor and storyteller Tristan Jones' 2,307-mile voyage across Europe in an oceangoing trimaran, Outward Leg. Continuing his round-the-world journey, Jones traveled from the North Sea to the ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Short Black 8 Prosper

    A Voyage at Sea

    by Simon Leys ...
    Book 8 - Short Black
    A big liner, brightly lit, passes us one or two cable-lengths ahead. ‘Ow! They are guzzling champagne but cannot see what's in front of them!’ grumbles Etienne, who has the helm and puts Prosper back on course. Our wooden boat, which one long wave can carry, is a mere cork in the wake of that ship, which crushes three dozen such waves under her uncaring steel plates. How many hundreds of men does ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • Sailing, Yachts & Yarns

    by Tom Cunliffe ...
    Sailing, Yachts and Yarns is a selection of British sailing legend Tom Cunliffe's most entertaining, outspoken and instructive writing from the pages of Yachting Monthly magazine. Tom's regular column for this leading sailing magazine gives him free reign to explore a wide range of topics. He has a gift for capturing the magic of sail and finding pearls of practical wisdom in the most unlikely ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD