Adlard Coles Nautical Catalogue 2014

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Adlard Coles Nautical 2014

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Welcome Welcome to the Adlard Coles Nautical catalogue for 2014. We are delighted to present our wide range of books from across the Adlard Coles Nautical range. Whatever you need, from knot books to Almanacs, cruising guides to stunning photographic books, you can find them all at Adlard Coles Nautical.

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Almanacs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 – 4 Course Books . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 – 6 Navigation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 – 8 Cruising Guides . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 – 13 Cruising & Seamanship. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 – 19 Logbooks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Learning to Sail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 – 21 Racing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 – 23 Sails, Knots and Rigging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 – 25 Weather . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 – 30 Superyacht . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Illustrated & Photographic Books . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 – 34 Bunkside Reading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 – 38 Humour . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 – 40 Reeds Professional Books . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Reeds Marine Engineering and Technology Series . . . . 42 – 43


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Reeds Nautical Almanac 2014 Sponsored by Aberdeen Asset Management Edited by Rob Buttress & Perrin Towler Over 45,000 updates and changes in the 2014 edition Reeds Nautical Almanac sponsored by Aberdeen Asset Management is the indispensable trusted annual compendium of navigational data for yachtsmen and motorboaters, and provides all the information required to navigate Atlantic coastal waters around the whole of the UK, Ireland, Channel Islands and the entire European coastline from the tip of Denmark right down to Gibraltar, Northern Morocco and the Azores.

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‘There are some things I would not go to sea without – Reeds is one of them’

Sir Chay Blyth

Reeds Aberdeen Global Asset Management Nautical Almanac 2014 • Over 45,000 updates every year including updated tidal and navigational data for 2014 • Covers the whole of the UK and Ireland from the tip of Denmark down the Atlantic coast to Gibraltar, the Azores and Madeira • Full colour plans of over 700 harbours, and over 7,500 waypoints included • Recommended by the RYA and RNLI and used in training courses all round the UK and Europe Paperback • 1088pp • 265 x 192mm ISBN: 9781408193273 Price: Print edition only: £45.00 Combined Print & Digital Almanac for Mac & PC: £60.00

Reeds iPad Almanac

Region 1 - Areas 2, 3, 4, 16 & 17 Swanage to Great Yarmouth on the UK side, Cherbourg to Delzijl on the Continental side.

Covering all of the navigational and port information from the print edition, along with tidal data from the UKHO and live weather feeds from the Met Office. The Reeds iPad Almanac combines comprehensive coverage with functionality, usability and portability, taking full advantage of the iPad’s features. Download the Reeds iPad Almanac direct from the Apple App Store.

Region 2 - Areas 1, 2, 3, 17, 18 & 19 Scilly Isles to Ramsgate on the UK side, Dunkerque to St Quay - Portrieux, including the Channel Islands, on the Continental side. Region 3 - Areas 4, 5, 6, 14, 15 & 16 Thames Estuary to Peterhead on the UK side, Skagen to Nieuwpoort on the Continental side.

Price: Basic app: free All areas data: £44.99 Regions: £29.99 each

Reeds Digital Almanac for Mac & PC The Reeds Digital Almanac for Mac & PC, can now be purchased separately from the print edition and includes: live weather from the Met Office for up to 72 hours ahead, a much praised route planner with safe sailing distances and interactive tidal streams, and now a printing facility. Like the print edition it includes 700 harbour chartlets, weather, tide tables and tidal streams, 7,500 waypoints, first aid, international codes and flags, safety, communications and much more.

Region 4 - Areas 6, 7, 8, 9 & 13 Eyemouth to Kirkcudbright (Scotland) plus Galway to Carlingford Lough (North Ireland). Region 5 - Areas 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 & 13 Entire west coast of Scotland, England & Wales (Stornoway to Padstow), plus Isle of Man, plus whole of Ireland. Region 6 - Areas 1, 2, 18, 19, 20 & 21 Scilly Isles to Selsey Bill on the UK side, Dielette to Saint Nazaire, including Channel Islands, on the Continental side. Region 7 - Areas 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 & 26 Loctudy to Gibraltar.

You can purchase the Reeds Digital Almanac for Mac & PC by visiting Price: All area data: £45.00 | Regions: £29.99 each | Combined Print and Digital Almanac: £60.00

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Almanacs Reeds Regional Almanacs These regional editions have been meticulously researched and include all the latest navigation data and port information for the area. They offer extensive coverage of ports within the area and the spiral binding allows them to be opened flat on the chart table. Large type size makes information easy to read in even the most adverse conditions.

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Reeds Aberdeen Global Asset Management Channel Almanac 2014

Reeds Aberdeen Global Asset Management Eastern Almanac 2014

Reeds Aberdeen Global Asset Management Western Almanac 2014

Edited by Rob Buttress & Perrin Towler

Edited by Rob Buttress & Perrin Towler

Edited by Rob Buttress & Perrin Towler

Covers the south coast of England from the Scillies to Dover, the Channel Islands and northern France from Calais to L'Aberildut.

Covers the UK east coast from Ramsgate to Cape Wrath, the Orkney and Shetland Islands plus the Dutch and Belgian coasts.

Covers the UK west coast from Cape Wrath to Padstow and the whole of Ireland.

Paperback • 320pp • 265 x 192mm

Paperback • 272pp • 265 x 192mm

ISBN: 9781408193280 • Price: £29.99

ISBN: 9781408193228 • Price: £29.99

ISBN: 9781408193235 • Price: £29.99

Reeds Aberdeen Global Asset Management Looseleaf Almanac 2014 Edited by Rob Buttress & Perrin Towler The Reeds Looseleaf Almanac is a versatile system. The unique looseleaf format bound inside a durable binder, includes the entire Reeds Nautical Almanac but lets the user tailor the contents to their needs.

Paperback • 280pp • 265 x 192mm

Reeds PBO Small Craft Almanac 2014 Edited by Rob Buttress & Perrin Towler In a practical handy format the Reeds PBO Small Craft Almanac contains tide tables and navigational information for small craft sailors and represents excellent value for money. Covers the British Isles, Ireland and western Europe from the tip of Denmark to the Gironde.

Binder & Looseleaf Sheets • 265 x 192mm • 1088pp

Paperback • 416pp • 225 x 148mm

ISBN: 9781408193242 • Price: £45.00

ISBN: 9781408193303 • Price: £16.99

Reeds Aberdeen Global Asset Management Looseleaf Update Pack 2014 ISBN: 9781408193259 • Price: £ 35.00

Course Books Competent Crew For New Crew and Competent Crew Students 5th edition Pat Langley-Price & Philip Ouvry Using helpful photos and explanatory diagrams this is a complete introduction to both the shorebased and the practical aspects of the RYA Competent Crew course. Territory: WO • Rights Sold: German, Portuguese Paperback • 234 x 156mm • 160pp ISBN: 9780713682625 • Price: £12.99

The Adlard Coles Book of the International Certificate of Competence Pass Your ICC Test 3rd edition Bill Anderson Aims to help yachtsmen and motorboaters pass the ICC test – essential for anyone wanting to take their boat to the inland waterways of Europe and to many European coastal waters too. Territory: WO Paperback • 210 x 148mm • 80pp 9781408122754 • £12.99


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Course Books The Complete Day Skipper Skippering with confidence right from the start Tom Cunliffe

4th edition A practical hands-on manual that covers the Day Skipper syllabus in a way that reflects a skipper's growing experience at sea, beginning with yacht handling under power, and moving on to boat husbandry and sailing skills. Territory: WO

‘This book covers it all, from boarding and berthing to engines and navigation.’

Hardback • 246 x 171mm • 208pp ISBN: 9781408178546 • Price: £25.00

Sailing Today

The Complete Day Skipper Digital Exercises CD-ROM ISBN: 9780713691986 • Price: £25.00

Day Skipper for Sail and Power

Day Skipper Exercises for Sail and Power

2nd edition

Alison Noice

Alison Noice

Complimenting Day Skipper for Sail and Power by the same author, this practical book contains question papers on chartwork, tides, pilotage and passage planning, all with fully explained answers and general knowledge questions. Free practice chart.

Covering the theory and practical aspects of the RYA Day Skipper Certificate, this fully updated second edition is the essential reference for anyone intending to make coastal passages in a small boat, whether sail or power.

Territory: WO

Territory: WO Hardback • 208pp • 246 x 171mm ISBN: 9781408193105 • Price: £19.99

Pass Your Day Skipper David Fairhall & Mike Peyton

5th edition An out-and-out crammer – this book is a concise but comprehensive guide to revising for, and above all, passing the RYA Day Skipper exam. It covers all the essentials of the RYA syllabus assuming no prior knowledge, arranged and highlighted to make revising easier.

Paperback • 246 x 171mm • 128pp ISBN: 9780713682717 • Price: £18.99

The Adlard Coles Book of EuroRegs for Inland Waterways A Pleasure Boater’s Guide to CEVNI 3rd edition Marian Martin

Paperback • 210 x 148mm • 104pp

Written especially for pleasure craft users, this book sets out the rules in an easy-to-follow format. It also forms the basis of the RYA test for the International Certificate of Competence.

ISBN: 9781408186978 • Price: £12.99

Territory: WO

Territory: WO

Paperback • 210 x 148mm • 72pp ISBN: 9781408101414 • Price: £7.99

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Course Books The Complete Yachtmaster

Yachtmaster for Sail and Power

Sailing, Seamanship and Navigation for the Modern Yacht Skipper 7th edition

Alison Noice

A Manual for the RYA Yachtmaster® Certificates of Competence

Tom Cunliffe

3rd edition

Established as the standard reference for Yachtmaster students. Includes: the theory and practice of sailing; seamanship; navigation, including plotters and PCs; meteorology; heavy weather and stability; and coping with emergencies. Required reading for all skippers whether on board or in the classroom.

This major reference book has proved invaluable for many sailors following the RYA Yachtmaster scheme. Right up to date with new developments and syllabus changes, this lively, helpful study guide includes all the elements of the revised Yachtmaster course. Territory: WO Hardback • 246 x 171mm • 256pp

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: Dutch, Russian

ISBN: 9781408178119 • Price: £25.00

Hardback • 246 x 171mm • 304pp ISBN: 9781408129845 • Price: £24.99

Pass Your Yachtmaster

Yachtmaster Exercises for Sail and Power

5th edition David Fairhall & Mike Peyton

Questions and answers for the RYA Yachtmaster® Certificates of Competence

Aimed at helping students through their shorebased and practical Yachtmaster course, this edition covers the essentials of the RYA syllabus, arranged and highlighted to make revising easier.

Alison Noice

3rd edition This companion to Yachtmaster for Sail and Power provides further navigational practice and is packed with exercises and answers and a free practice chart.

Territory: WO Paperback • 210 x 148mm • 112pp ISBN: 9781408152843 • Price: £12.99

Territory: WO Paperback • 246 x 171mm • 112pp ISBN: 9781408178102 • Price: £19.99

Ocean Yachtmaster

Learning the Rule of the Road

Adlard Coles’ Coursebook for Ocean Navigation Students 3rd edition

A Guide for the Skippers and Crew of Small Craft 4th edition

Pat Langley-Price & Philip Ouvry This coursebook is tailored for students following both the theoretical and practical aspects of the RYA Ocean Yachtmaster course. Ideal for students on the course, for home study and revision. Each chapter includes exercises and answers for self-testing.

Basil Mosenthal This guide clearly and simply explains the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, looking particularly at those sections affecting small craft. Ideal for beginners or as an aide-memoire for those with more experience.

Territory: WO Hardback • 246 x 171mm • 224pp

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: Spanish

ISBN: 9780713682656 • Price: £27.99

Paperback • 210 x 148mm • 40pp ISBN: 9781408106334 • Price: £10.99

Also Available


Ocean Yachtmaster Exercises

Test Yourself on the Rule of the Road

ISBN: 9780713648300 • Price: £25.00

ISBN: 9780713662603 • Price: £9.99

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Na v i g a t i o n Passage Making Made Perfect


Alastair Buchan

Denise Bréhaut

Covers the whole process of passage making, from planning in advance, putting the plan into practice, adjusting the plan underway and safe arrival. For day, coastal offshore and ocean cruising.

5th edition

Territory: WO Paperback • 246 x 171mm • 192pp ISBN: 9781408179147 • Price: £16.99

A User's Handbook

The Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) provides a fast and efficient way of calling for assistance at sea, whatever the size of craft or its geographical position. Now brought fully up to date for its 5th edition, the clear and lucid text is supported with illustrations, handy Q&A sections and a quick-reference revision guide for GOC and LRC students. Territory: WO Paperback • 128pp • 234 x 156mm ISBN: 9781408187821 • Price: £19.99

Reeds Astro-Navigation Tables 2014 Harry J. Baker Using tables devised by practical ocean navigators, here is an established resource of annual astronavigation tables for yachtsmen, giving all the information on how to navigate by the sun, moon, planets and stars. This book, together with a sextant, will enable sailors to navigate confidently and safely when out of the sight of land. Territory: WO Paperback • 297 x 210mm • 72pp ISBN: 9781408193297 • Price: £22.00

Learn to Navigate A No-Nonsense Introduction For All Ages 6th edition Basil Mosenthal This text provides a straightforward approach to navigation, providing the ideal introduction for anyone wishing to learn the basics. It covers the essentials of reading a chart, understanding tides, using navigation instruments and planning a passage. Territory: WO • Rights Sold: Spanish, Polish, US Paperback • 244 x 172mm • 80pp ISBN: 9781408194492 • Price: £10.99

The Adlard Coles Book of Radar

50 Ways to Improve Your Navigation

Borje Wallin

Dag Pike

This book’s highly practical approach complements the radar owner’s manual, and will enable users to make the most of this extremely valuable, but notoriously tricky to operate, navigation tool.

This is a book about practical navigation – packed with practical ways to make navigation safer, easier and better. It is a book for anyone – whether driving a power boat or sailing a yacht. And the techniques cover both electronic as well as visual navigation.

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: Dutch Paperback • 246 x 171mm • 128pp ISBN: 9781408113752 • Price: £14.99

Territory: WO • Rights sold: Turkish Paperback • 216 x 138mm • 96pp ISBN: 9780713682700 • Price: £9.99


Reeds Sextant Simplified

The Barefoot Navigator

Astro Navigation Made Easy

Dag Pike

Navigating With The Skills Of The Ancients

Using a Pocket Calculator

ISBN: 9780713667059 • Price: £14.99

Jack Lagan

Francois Meyrier

ISBN: 9780713674293 • Price £14.99

ISBN: 9780713662221 • Price: £12.99

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Na v i g a t i o n The Adlard Coles Book of Navigation

Celestial Navigation for Yachtsmen

Tim Bartlett

12th edition reissue

The ideal reference for anyone following RYA navigation courses, from Day Skipper to Yachtmaster Offshore. It explains everything the reader needs to know to navigate a yacht or motorboat from one port to another safely and accurately.

Mary Blewitt The bible for many generations of ocean navigators, a bestseller for over 50 years, this textbook is written in a concise and clear style to explain a particularly difficult skill. The book aims to make a tricky subject easy to understand, with the worked examples requiring only straightforward addition and subtraction.

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: US & Canada Paperback • 246 x 171mm • 176pp ISBN: 9780713689396 • Price: £14.99

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: US, Spanish Paperback • 216 x 138mm • 72pp ISBN: 9781408132128 • Price: £9.99

Also Available

The Adlard Coles Book of Navigation Exercises 9780713663235 • £16.99

The Adlard Coles Book of Electronic Navigation Tim Bartlett

The Yachtsman’s Tidal Atlases

Rights sold: German, Polish • ISBN: 9780713657159 • Price: £16.99

Michael Reeve-Fowkes Paperback • 201 x 297 mm

Channel Ports & Approaches Covers the Solent and approaches, Portland Bill, Alderney and Cherbourg, Poole, Russell Channels, St Helier approaches, St Malo approaches and more. Territory: WO ISBN: 9780713667295 • Price: £10.99

The Yachtsman’s Manual of Tides

Central Channel & The Solent

The Theory and Practice Of Navigating In Tidal Waters 2nd edition

This atlas covers Lyme Regis to Newhaven and Lezardrieux to Le Havre.

Michael Reeve-Fowkes Covering every aspect of understanding tides and their application, part 1 deals with the cause and effect of tides and navigating in tidal waters. Part 2 contains the four Yachtsman’s Tidal Atlases, which give tidal stream rates and tidal height predictions. A free Cherbourg tide table is provided each year.

Territory: WO ISBN: 9780713667370 • Price: £10.99

Territory: WO Paperback • 210 x 297mm • 192pp

Southern North Sea & Eastern Channel

ISBN: 9780713682908 • Price: £35.00

Covers the Solent to the Wash and Cherbourg to Den Helder.

The Practical Skywatcher's Handbook

Territory: WO

David H. Levy & John O’Byrne

ISBN: 9780713679847 • Price: £12.99

With 150 maps, charts and diagrams, this easy reference guide to the night sky is a practical hands-on guide for everyone, amateur and expert, whether on land or sea. Territory: UK & EU Paperback • 238 x 140mm • 480pp ISBN: 9781408157466 • Price: £16.99

Western Channel Covers the Channel Islands, western approaches to the Fastnet Rock, St George’s Channel and Bristol Channel. ISBN: 9780948788369 • Price: £10.99


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Cruising Guides Camping by the Waterside The best campsites by water in the UK and Ireland Stephen Neale Covering all kinds of camping (caravan, campsite and wild), this guide gives readers all the tools for the perfect waterside holiday, from what gear to take and where to go, to making the most of it when you arrive, whether getting stuck into sailing, kayaking and surfing, or just chilling out on the beach. With gorgeous photos and helpful maps, the author picks the best waterside sites in the UK and Ireland, with information on activities, facilities, cost, and best pitches. Territory: WO Paperback • 234 x 163mm• 224pp ISBN: 9781408160695 • Price: £12.99

Territory: WO Paperback • 297 x 210mm • 336pp

Canals of Britain

Rivers of Britain

A Comprehensive Guide Stuart Fisher

Estuaries, tideways, havens, lochs, firths and kyles

2nd edition

Stuart Fisher

The second edition of this comprehensive guide to the canals of Britain features new canals and more colour photographs, and is packed with maps and fascinating text relating the history, folklore and attractions of the canals.

A comprehensive guide to the rivers of Britain, packed with maps, colour photographs and fascinating text covering the history, folklore and attractions of Britain's rivers.

‘A lovingly compiled companion to lazy days gliding through these watery avenues... a must for anyone interested in our canals.’

ISBN: 9781408146569 • Price: £25.00

Territory: WO Paperback • 304pp • 297 x 210mm

Countryfile Magazine

ISBN: 9781408181959 • Price: £25.00

The River Book

British River Navigations

101 ways to relax, play, watch wildlife and have adventures at the river's edge

Inland Cuts, Fens, Dikes, Channels and Non-tidal Rivers

Tessa Wardley

A comprehensive guide to both the well-known and the relatively unknown navigable rivers of England, packed with maps, colour photographs and fascinating text covering their history, folklore and many attractions.

Stuart Fisher

An inspirational guide to things to do at the water's edge that includes a host of activities for adults and children alike. From messing about in a boat, to watching out for wildlife and catching crayfish.

Territory: WO

Territory: WO

Paperback • 256pp • 297 x 210mm

Flaps Paperback • 208pp • 246 x 189mm

ISBN: 9781472900845 • Price: £25.00

ISBN: 9781408158661 • Price: £14.99

Also Available

Inland Waterways Manual

East Anglian Shores

The Complete Guide to Boating on Rivers, Lakes and Canals

History, Harbours, Rivers, Fisheries, Pubs and Architecture

ISBN: 9780713676365 • Price: £17.99

ISBN: 9781472903402 • Price: £9.99

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Cruising Guides The Canal du Midi

The Adlard Coles Book of Mediterranean Cruising

A Cruiser’s Guide An invaluable guide to this popular and beautiful canal, providing cruising and background information on the canal, as well as distance maps for each stage, showing locks, bridges and yacht havens, all illustrated with enticing colour photos.

3rd edition Rod Heikell The perfect guide for anyone cruising the area. Thoroughly updated and in colour throughout, this new edition conveys the magic of Mediterranean cruising, as well as giving practical first-hand advice on sailing these enticing waters.

Territory: WE Paperback • 220 x 120mm • 144pp ISBN: 9781408112731 • Price: £12.99

‘This guide is the perfect passage planning volume…features kilometre by kilometre descriptions of the Canal du Midi, plus maps and highlights’ Practical Boat Owner

Territory: WO Paperback • 246 x 171mm • 176pp ISBN: 9781408152836 • Price: £17.99

Through the French Canals

Cruising French Waterways

13th edition

Hugh McKnight

David Jefferson

A guide to the rivers and canals of France providing information on the history, architecture, engineering structures, chateaux, historical sites and scenic attractions.

Publishing April 2014 A planning guide for those wanting to cruise through the scenery of the French waterways, or who are on passage from the English Channel to the Mediterranean. Packed with photographs and practical information on local facilities, distances, heights and depths, tunnel lengths, cost of living and shopping, it also mentions the local wines of the region.

‘Essential reading...a winning combination of the practical and descriptive’ Destination France

Rights Sold: US Paperback • 246x189mm • 304pp ISBN: 9780713666380 • Price: £25.00

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: US Paperback • 210 x 148mm • 336pp ISBN: 9781472900388 • Price: £19.99

The European Waterways

Sail for the Mediterranean

A User’s Guide 2nd edition

How to prepare for your dream cruise

Marian Martin

Claire James

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 for the visitor, thereby eliminating any problems that may arise.

A planning guide for would-be longterm cruisers, particularly those who prefer to keep a pied-a-terre rather than cut all ties with home. It includes: routes to and from the Mediterranean; boat modifications; necessary documentation; good cruising grounds; likely costs; and more.

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: US & Canada

Territory: WO

Paperback • 234 x 156mm • 192pp

Paperback • 234 x 156mm • 224pp

ISBN: 9780713662177 • Price: £15.99

ISBN: 9780713662498 • Price: £18.99


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Cruising Guides Your First Channel Crossing Planning, preparing and executing a successful passage, for sail and power Andy Du Port This invaluable guide walks the first timer through their first Channel crossing. Packed with instructional photos, facts and advice, this book is perfect for anyone thinking of attempting a Channel crossing, whether by sail or power. Territory: WO Paperback • 246 x 171mm • 160pp ISBN: 9781408100127 • Price: £16.99

UK and Ireland Circumnavigator’s Guide 2nd edition

Sailing in Paradise Yacht Charters Around The World Rod Heikell

Sam Steele

Practical Boat Owner’s Sailing Around the UK and Ireland 2nd edition Roger Oliver

Compiled by Rod Heikell, Sailing in Paradise is a comprehensive guide to the world of chartering. Rod shares the breadth of his knowledge and experience, recommending types of charter, best types of boat, as well as essential information about the world’s cruising areas.

A practical guide on planning and preparation for sailing around the beautiful UK coastline. From when to leave to likely pitfalls en route, this guide is sure to appeal to all those sailors and motorboaters dreaming of one day circumnavigating Britain.

A detailed stepby-step guide to sailing around the UK – all by means of day sails. Packed with a wealth of practical tips on seamanship, from anchoring in high winds and coping with big seas to sailing shorthanded and living aboard for extended cruising.

Territory: WO

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: German

Territory: WO

Paperback • 246 x 171mm • 240pp

Paperback • 234 x 156mm • 224pp

Paperback • 295 x 210mm • 172pp

ISBN: 9781408131411 • Price: £19.99

ISBN: 9781408109519 • Price: £16.99

ISBN: 9781408137130 • Price: £22.00

Going Foreign

Yachting Monthly’s Channel Havens

Cruising Abroad for the First Time Barry Pickthall This highly comprehensible and illustrated book aims to eliminate the perceived obstacles and issues surrounding sailing one’s boat to the continent.

The Normandy Coast from the Air Cap de la Hague to Cap Frehel This attractive planning guide provides the perfect way to view the coastline for sailors, motorboaters, fishermen and walkers.

The Secret Inlets and Secluded Anchorages of the Channel Ken Endean Territory: WO

Territory: WO

Paperback • 246 x 189mm • 176pp

Paperback • 198 x 129mm • 144pp

ISBN: 9780713670998 • Price: £16.99

ISBN: 9781408126752 • Price: £14.99

Territory: WE Paperback • 215 x 215mm • 108pp ISBN: 9781408112762 • Price: £15.99

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Cruising Guides The Atlantic Crossing Guide

The Pacific Crossing Guide

6th edition

RCC Pilotage Foundation

Revised by Jane Russell

Edited by Michael Pocock

The complete reference for anyone planning an Atlantic passage in their own boat, in either direction, including landfall plans and advice on weather, timing, routes, provisioning, communication and documentation required.

Revised by Ros Hogbin A reference for anyone contemplating sailing the Pacific in their own boat. It offers advice on all the issues involved in the venture, including timing, suitable boats, methods of communication, provisioning, seasonal weather, departure and arrival ports, facilities, likely costs, and dangers.

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: German Hardback • 297 x 210mm • 288pp ISBN: 9781408113806 • Price: £50.00

Territory: WO Hardback • 297 x 210mm • 224pp ISBN: 9780713661828 • Price: £45.00

Occupation Circumnavigator

Your First Atlantic Crossing

Sailing Around the World

A Planning Guide for Passagemakers 4th edition

Lars Hässler More than just a cruising narrative, this is an entertaining, inspiring and instructive book invaluable to anyone planning a long distance cruise.

Les Weatheritt

Publishing May 2014 This book answers all the important questions and attempts to allay novices’ fears while showing how to enjoy it. An essential read for ocean novices and dreamers, based on the author’s experiences. Les Weatheritt wishes he had read it before his own crossing.

Territory: WOXSWEDISH Paperback • 234 x 156mm • 320pp ISBN: 9781408112014 • Price: £15.99

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: Dutch, Italian Paperback • 244 x 171mm • 272pp • ISBN: 9781408188064 • Price: £18.99

Atlantic Pilot Atlas 5th edition James Clarke A guide to the weather of the North and South Atlantic, the Mediterranean and the Caribbean – 40 colour charts show likely winds, currents, gale frequencies, rough sea conditions, hurricane tracks and recommended sailing routes for each month of the year. Territory: WO • Rights Sold US Paperback • 420 x 297mm • 80pp

The Atlantic Sailor’s Handbook

Blue Water Sailing Manual

Alastair Buchan Territory: WO

A Handbook for Extended Cruising and Sailing in Extreme Conditions

Paperback • 246 x 171mm • 192pp

Barry Pickthall

ISBN: 9781408100110 • Price: £19.99

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: US & Canada, German, Swedish Hardback • 246 x 171mm • 272pp

ISBN: 9781408122471 • Price: £70.00

ISBN: 9780713676204 • Price: £25.00


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Cruising Guides World Voyage Planner Jimmy Cornell For those planning an extended offshore cruise (or dreaming about it), Jimmy Cornell shares the wisdom gained from sailing 200,000 miles himself in order to help others develop the right strategy. Territory: WOXCUSA Paperback • 236 x 187mm • 352pp ISBN: 9781408140291 • Price: £40.00

‘The undisputed authority on long distance voyaging.’ – Yachting Life

World Cruising Routes

World Cruising Destinations

1000 Sailing Routes in all Oceans of the World 7th Edition

An Inspirational Guide to all Sailing Destinations

Jimmy Cornell

Jimmy Cornell

Publishing March 2014

The perfect partner to World Cruising Routes, this lavishly illustrated handbook profiles every cruising destination in the world. Each destination is detailed comprehensively with information from culture, history and climate to cruising attractions, weather and local laws.

A guide to nearly 1000 sailing routes covering all the oceans of the world, geared specifically to the needs of cruising sailors. It contains information on the winds, currents, regional and seasonal weather, and suggestions concerning optimum times for individual routes, with over 6000 way points. Territory: WOXCUSA • Rights Sold: US & Canada, Spanish, French, German Flexiback • 263 x 187mm • 640pp ISBN: 9781408158883 • Price: £50.00

Territory: WOXCUSA • Rights Sold: US & Canada, Germany, Italian Paperback with flaps • 236 x 187mm • 432pp ISBN: 9781408114018 • Price: £35.00

‘This book is a tour de force covering all of the potential cruising grounds... for anyone contemplating an ocean cruise, chartering a boat or just dreaming, this is the book for you!’ – Cruising Association

A Passion for the Sea

World Cruising Survey

Jimmy Cornell

An overview of boats, gear, and life on board

Over thirty years of offshore sailing experience are distilled into this colourful account, which is packed with valuable observations, spiced up with entertaining anecdotes, and illustrated with brilliant photos from along the way.

Jimmy Cornell This survey on world cruising compares the trends that have taken place in the world cruising scene and provides practical advice and information for long-distance cruisers. Topics include the sizes and types of boat cruisers, the routes chosen and why, electrical and electronic gear, and more.

Territory: WE Hardback • 244 x 169mm • 496pp ISBN: 9781408122686 • Price: £29.99

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: US & Canada, French Hardback • 246 x 189mm • 160pp ISBN: 9780713663600 • Price: £25.00


Child of the Sea

See page 35

Pacific Odyssey

Doina Cornell

Gwenda Cornell

Paperback • ISBN: 9781408178591 • Price: £12.99

Paperback • ISBN: 9781408173855 • Price: £14.99

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Cruising & Seamanship Dag Pike's Cruising Under Sail

Dag Pike's Cruising Under Power

Dag Pike

The practicalities of cruising

With advice, hints, tips and personal anecdotes, this practical book accompanies the cruiser from departure to their safe arrival at their destination, drawing out the practical lessons at each stage of the passage from the theory found in text books. The superb photography illustrates the text and will inspire sailors of all levels.

Dag Pike This book guides the novice cruiser through an entire passage, from preparations before departure to entering harbour at their destination. Aimed at owners of powerboats and motor cruisers between 25 and 65ft, the book is entirely practical, with checklists, sidebars, boxouts, many diagrams and is illustrated with superb action photos. Territory: WO

Territory: WO

Paperback • 246 x 189mm • 192pp

Paperback • 246 x 189mm • 192pp

ISBN: 9781408146484 • Price: £20.00

ISBN: 9781408181898 • Price: £20.00

Harbour Manoeuvres Step-by-Step Lars Bolle & Klaus Andrews A comprehensive handbook for this essential but tricky skill using the unique approach of bird's eye view photos to guide helmsmen through each step of close quarters manoeuvring. Territory: WE Paperback • 280 x 210mm • 144pp ISBN: 9781408158951 • Price: £24.99

Manoeuvring At close quarters under power Bill Johnson Laid out in a very clear way, with one manoeuvre per page and in a handy wiro format for use when at the helm, this is the ideal teach yourself guide, and the perfect onboard aide memoire. Territory: WO • Rights Sold: Dutch, German, Russian Spiral bound Paperback • 148 x 210mm • 128pp ISBN: 9781408132111 • Price: £14.99

The Jet Ski Manual

The Liveaboard Guide

Christophe Harmand

Living afloat on the inland waterways

The complete owner's manual detailing how to choose, run, handle, maintain and service your jet ski, with inspirational as well as step-by-step sequence photos.

Tony Jones

Territory: WE Paperback • 246 x 189mm • 112pp ISBN: 9781408152812 • Price: £18.99


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The essential guide to living on a boat on canals and rivers, focusing on the practical issues of how to manage every aspect of day to day living. Territory: WO Paperback • 234 x 156mm • 160pp ISBN: 9781408145555 • Price: £14.99

Cruising & Seamanship The Sailing Bible The Complete Guide for All Sailors from Novice to Experienced Skipper Edited by Barrie Smith, Jeremy Evans & Pat Manley It’s all here! The complete, user-friendly, hands-on manual packed with detailed step-bystep diagrams, lively action photos, and helpful advice on getting the most out of your sailing at whatever level. Whether you are a dinghy or yacht sailor, just learning the basics or wanting tips on sailing with the best, this is the book that will give you all the answers you are looking for.

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: US & Canada, Finnish, Simplified Chinese, Swedish, Italian, German, French, Russian Hardback • 244 x 193mm • 400pp ISBN: 9781408102497 • Price: £24.99

Sell Up & Sail

Sell Up and Cruise the Inland Waterways

Pursue the Dream Bill Cooper & Laurel Cooper

How to get the most out of the inland cruising lifestyle

The bible for anyone cruising as a way of life, whether short or long term, this book will show you how to get it right before you go.

Bill Cooper & Laurel Cooper Having lived afloat for over 30 years, Bill and Laurel Cooper share the wisdom of their experience in a practical and inspiring guide to the liveaboard lifestyle cruising inland canals, rivers and waterways in the UK, Europe and America.

Territory: WO • Rights sold: US, Swedish Paperback • 234 x 156mm • 352pp ISBN: 9780713674033 • Price: £19.99

Territory: WO Paperback • 234 x 156mm • 208pp ISBN: 9780713679885 • Price: £16.99

What Now Skipper?

How to Sail on a Budget

Test Your Navigation and Seamanship Skills and Learn from Expert Answers

Alastair Buchan

Bill Anderson & Chris Beeson

Based on a popular series in Yachting Monthly, this accessible and entertaining book deals with navigational and seamanship problems in a nonpreachy, non-textbook manner. Territory: WO • Right Sold: German, Spanish, Polish

Not all potential or existing boatowners want to spend every last penny getting or staying afloat. In this useful guide Alastair Buchan offers his experience through years of thrifty sailing to help minimise expenditure, maximise value for money and thereby extend your cruising options. Territory: WO Paperback • 216 x 138mm • 144pp ISBN: 9780713688894 • Price: £12.99

Paperback • 216 x 138mm • 96pp

Boatowner’s Practical and Technical Manual The Complete Handbook for Coastal and Offshore Sailors Nigel Calder A comprehensive, up-to-date guide to equipping and sailing a cruising yacht, addressing the concerns of beginners and experienced owners alike. Territory: EUR/ZA Hardback • 280 x 204mm • 604pp ISBN: 9780713683516 • Price: £39.99

ISBN: 9781408112779 • Price: £8.99

also available

Handbook of Offshore Cruising 9780713662252 • £32.00

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Cruising & Seamanship Reeds Skipper’s Handbook

Reeds Crew Handbook

For sail and power 6th edition

The Reeds Crew Handbook gives new and aspiring crew all the essential knowledge they need to undertake the tasks traditionally handled by crew aboard any size of yacht. Presented in accessible bite-sized topics and packed with illustrations, this is an invaluable primer for new crew, and a handy aide-memoire for use by anyone at sea.

Bill Johnson

Malcolm Pearson This is an aide-memoire of everything a boater would need to know at sea – buoys, lights, sound/signals, position fixing, tides, flags, man overboard and much more. It is the perfect guide for beginners and a refresher for old hands.

Territory: WO • Rights sold: Spanish

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: US & Canada, Dutch, French, German, Hungarian, Spanish, Italian, Finnish

Paperback • 160 x 100mm • 160pp ISBN: 9781408155714 • Price: £7.99

Paperback • 160 x 100mm • 208pp ISBN: 9781408124772 • Price: £7.99

The Illustrated Boat Dictionary in 9 Languages

The Hitchiker’s Guide to the Oceans

An invaluable visual reference when sailing in foreign waters, this highly illustrated boat dictionary in nine languages (English, French, German, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, Danish, Portuguese and Greek) focuses on all the topics and terms boaters will need to refer to when abroad.

Crewing Around the World 6th edition

Territory: WO

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: German, Polish

Paperback • 160pp • 246 x 189mm

Paperback • 216 x 138mm • 136pp

ISBN: 9781408187852 • Price: £18.99

ISBN: 9780713688887 • Price: £11.99

Alison Muir Bennett Ideal for crew pre-planning and for skippers seeking crew. Unique yacht migration maps help pinpoint the best places and times of year to gain a crew place.

Reeds Maritime Flag Handbook

Skipper’s Cockpit Guide

Edited by Miranda Delmar-Morgan

Instant Facts and Practical Hints for Boaters 2nd edition

An on-board reference to the maritime flags of the world and their usage. Those who have ever put to sea wondering about the different types of flag, how they are made up and the dos and don’ts as well as traditions and myths of flying flags, will find this handy pocket-sized guide a useful resource. Territory: WO • Rights Sold: German

This reference guide contains all the navigational information and practical seamanship needed by skippers or crew. Its accessible presentation makes it ideal for reference at sea, and its splash proof pages and spiral binding enable it to stand up to the demanding marine environment.

Paperback • 160 x 100mm • 144pp

Territory: WEXCA/PH/USA

ISBN: 9780713671339 • Price: £7.99

Paperback • 195 x 240mm • 24pp ISBN: 9780713687538 • Price: £9.99

Also Available

Yachtsman’s Ten Language Dictionary

The Adlard Coles Book of Boatwords

English, French, German, Dutch, Danish, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Turkish, Greek

ISBN: 9781408126769 • Price: £12.99

A Pilot Book To Safe And Happy Sailing With Children ISBN: 9780713672299 • Price: £14.99

Rights sold: Dutch, German, Italian ISBN: 9780713684407 • Price: £18.99


Kids in the Cockpit

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Cruising & Seamanship The Boat Cookbook Real Food for Hungry Sailors Fiona Sims

Publishing April 2014 With 85 fuss free and fabulous recipes inspired by the sea and happy times on the water, The Boat Cookbook serves up simple, mouthwatering galley grub – prepared almost as quickly as it will be devoured by your hungry crew... Territory: WO Paperback • 160pp • 220 x 185mm ISBN: 9781408192009 • Price: £14.99

Sea Fishing Expert tips and techniques for yachtsmen, motorboaters and sea anglers

Operation Sea Angler: the Second Wave Tactics for Successful Saltwater Fishing

Jim Whippy

Mike Ladle & Steve Pitts

2nd edition

This book is packed with information on the habits and behaviour of more than 20 species of fish. Theories are put to the test, and are illustrated with entertaining descriptions of successful and enlightening fishing trips, bringing the facts to life and showing how they can be turned into practical tactics for all sea anglers to employ.

Fishing whilst cruising along the coast or at anchor isn't as easy as it might at first seem, but this practical, photographic guide shows the novice how to set up their tackle, bait the line correctly and how to work with the tide to best effect. Territory: WO Paperback • 210 x 170mm • 176pp ISBN: 9781408187951 • Price: £12.99

The Crash Test Boat How Yachting Monthly took a 40ft boat through 8 disaster scenarios Never before has anyone recorded so graphically in words and photographs what happens to a yacht in disaster situations. This book takes the drama out of a crisis. Territory: WO Paperback • 246 x 189mm • 176pp ISBN: 9781408157275 • Price: £16.99

Territory: WO Paperback • 234 x 153mm • 224pp ISBN: 9781408187876 • Price: £14.99

Buying a boat can be a minefield, but these practical guides make it a lot easier for would be boat owners to make sensible, informed choices.

Buying a Motorboat New or secondhand

Buying a Yacht New or second-hand Barry Pickthall

Barry Pickthall

Territory: WO

Territory: WO

Rights sold: Russian

Paperback 234 x 156mm • 144pp ISBN: 9781408154175 Price: £14.99


The Adlard Coles Book of Anchoring

234 x 156mm • 144pp

Bobby Schenk

ISBN: 9781408154182

A thoroughly modern take on an essential skill covering tackle, manual and hydraulic systems, and safe anchoring techniques in all conditions.

Price: £14.99

Territory: WE • Paperback • 246 x 171mm •128pp ISBN: 9781408129449 • Price: £14.99

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Cruising and Seamanship Heavy Weather Sailing 6th edition

Heavy Weather Powerboating

Peter Bruce

Hugo Montgomery-Swan

This is the definitive book for crews of any size contemplating voyages out of the sight of land anywhere in the world, whether racing or cruising.

With contributions from leading Powerboating names, this book covers the theory of operating powerboats in rough seas and heavy weather.

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: US, Canada, Dutch, French, German, Spanish, Swedish, Polish, Italian, Japanese, Czech

Territory: WO Hardback • 246 x 171mm • 256pp ISBN: 9780713688719 • Price: £25.00

Hardback • 246 x 171mm • 304pp ISBN: 9780713682434 • Price: £35.00

Coastal Turmoil

The Complete RIB Manual

Winds, waves and tidal races

The definitive guide to design, handling and maintenance

Ken Endean

Dag Pike

Coastal Turmoil explains the phenomena of rough water and shows how a good understanding of coastal sea conditions and careful passage planning enables boaters to avoid the roughest areas, seek shelter and reduce passage times.

First built in the 1960s for rescue work, the Rigid Inflatable Boat has revolutionised the marine market. The Complete RIB Manual, published to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the first RIB, is the ultimate reference for all aspects of a RIB's design, handling and maintenance, aimed at all owners and users, both commercial and leisure.

Territory: WO Paperback • 246 x 189mm • 160pp ISBN: 9781408127025 • Price: £16.99

Territory: WO Hardback • 244 x 172mm • 256pp ISBN: 9781408180129 • Price: £30.00

50 Ways to Improve Your Powerboat Driving

How to Cope with Storms

Dag Pike Territory: WO • Rights Sold: Turkish Paperback • 216 x 138mm • 96pp ISBN: 9780713682694 • Price: £9.99

Handling Storms at Sea

The Grab Bag Book

2nd edition

The Five Secrets Of Heavy Weather Sailing

Your Ultimate Guide to Liferaft Survival

Dietrich Von Haeften

Hal Roth

Territory: WE • Rights sold: US & Canada

Territory: EUR/ZA

Frances Howorth & Michael Howorth

Paperback • 216 x 138mm • 176pp

Hardback • 231 x 187mm • 288pp

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: US, Portuguese

ISBN: 9781408132913 • Price: £14.99

ISBN: 9781408113486 • Price: £19.99

Paperback • 210 x 148mm • 96pp ISBN: 9780713662214 • Price: £14.99


Heavy Weather Tactics

The Sea Survival Manual


Rights sold: US • ISBN: 9780713668919 • Price: £19.99

ISBN: 9780713670523 • Price: £18.99

ISBN: 9780713640090 • Price: £24.99

Manual of Heavy Weather Cruising

The Power Boater’s Guide

The Voyager’s Handbook

Paperback • ISBN: 9780713675696 • Price: £12.99

Rights sold: US • ISBN: 9780713684773 • Price: £30.00

ISBN: 9780713657654 • Price: £18.99


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Cruising & Seamanship GMDSS Denise Bréhaut

Reeds VHF/DSC Handbook

5th edition

3rd edition

The Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) provides a fast and efficient way of calling for assistance at sea, whatever the size of craft or its geographical position. Now brought fully up to date for its 5th edition, the clear and lucid text is supported with illustrations, handy Q&A sections and a quick-reference revision guide for GOC and LRC students.

Sue Fletcher

A User's Handbook

A user-friendly guide that gets marine VHF radio users quickly up to speed with both the analogue and digital functions on the radio.

Territory: WO Paperback • 128pp • 234 x 156mm ISBN: 9781408187821 • Price: £19.99 Territory: WO Paperback • 210 x 140mm • 160pp ISBN: 9781408131435 • Price: £14.99

Skipper’s Medical Emergency Handbook Dr Spike Briggs & Dr Campbell Mackenzie Step-by-step instructions, explanatory illustrations and flow charts provide an at-a-glance reference on how to prevent, treat and care for the sick and injured at sea.

Skipper’s Emergency Handbook

Doctor on Board

How To Resolve Any Crisis At Sea

An essential on-board guide to dealing with medical emergencies at sea, this book shows the medical novice exactly how to tackle a wide variety of medical situations that might arise.

Jürgen Hauert

Tony Meisel The Skipper’s Emergency Handbook is a handy waterproof guide that provides solutions to a range of nautical emergencies for coastal and offshore sailors. Territory: EUR/IE/ZA

Territory: EUR/IE/ZA

Hardback • 233 x 133mm • 192pp

Territory: WE • Rights Sold: US

Hardback • 233 x 132mm • 224pp

ISBN: 9780713674781 • Price: £14.99

Paperback • 216 x 148mm • 96pp

ISBN: 9780713689372 • Price: £16.99

ISBN: 9781408112724 • Price: £12.99

First Aid At Sea

Skipper’s Onboard Emergency Guide

Colin Berry & Douglas Justins

6th edition Providing an easy-to-access instant guide to emergency first aid for all seafarers, this book includes a colour-coded thumb index of emergencies for quick reference, and a concise description of medical conditions with a prioritised list of treatments.

Hans Donat

‘A highly practical on-board emergency tool written by doctors who sail.’

Provides practical, accessible advice on the most common emergencies requiring rapid action, this is an invaluable quick cockpit reference, a godsend to anyone in trouble at sea.

– Yachting Monthly

Territory: WE

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: Dutch, German, Norwegian, US

Paperback • 198 x 240mm • 26pp

Paperback • 170 x 250mm • 26pp

ISBN: 9780713684957 • Price: £10.99

ISBN: 9781408157039 • Price: £10.99

also available

Communications at Sea ISBN: 9780713662719 • Price: £19.99

Yachting Monthly's Computers on Board ISBN: 9780713683547 • Price: £16.99

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Adlard Coles Nautical Logbook Compiled by Sir Robin Knox-Johnston This nautical logbook is not only a convenient place to keep all the specific notes that need constant referral during a voyage, but also a sailing record of the boat, ports visited, interesting sights, and people invited aboard.

The Adlard Coles Maintenance Logbook for Sail and Power

The Inland Waterways Logbook

Robert Dearn

This handy, paperback logbook is designed specifically for inland waterways boaters. By the author of The Inland Waterways Manual, this book contains useful pages on knots, sound signals, Rules of the Road, tunnel procedure and much more.

Territory: WO

An invaluable working reference for boatowners – power and sail – enabling them to organise their boat information in one place in order to manage the servicing and maintenance of their vessel more efficiently.

246 x 189mm • 144pp

Territory: WO

Paperback (Spiral bound, no ribbon marker): ISBN: 9780713663990 • Price: £14.99

Territory: WO

Paperback • 246 x 189mm • 96pp ISBN: 9781408172308 • Price: £14.99

Leather bound (with ribbon marker): ISBN: 9780713653069 • Price: £14.99

Emrhys Barrell

‘This is an organiser that must be a must have aid for power and sail boat owners / operators’ – Sea Breezes

Paperback • 156 x 234mm • 96pp ISBN: 9781408112038 • Price: £9.99

‘This nicely designed, attractive book would make a great present for a keen boater’ – Canal Boat

also available

Reeds Professional Yacht Logbook

Adlard Coles Nautical Charterer’s Logbook

The Adlard Coles Pocket Logbook

Frances Howorth & Michael Howorth

Fred Barter

Paperback • 160 x 100mm • 96pp

Territory: WO

Territory: WO

ISBN: 9780713688702 • Price: £7.99

Paperback (Spiral bound) • 420 x 297mm • 112pp

Hardback • 246 x 189mm • 96pp

ISBN: 9780713673999 • Price: £24.99

ISBN: 9780713682748 • Price: £14.99

L e a r n i n g t o Sa i l Sailing

The Sailing Handbook

A Beginner's Guide 2nd edition

A Complete Guide for Beginners

David Seidman

Brightly presented, clear and accessible, it is designed to teach the basics of sailing, increase your enjoyment of the sport, improve your technique, and ultimately, enable you to take part in professional competitions.

This guide takes the reader step-by-step from his or her first tenuous steps aboard, and then beyond to navigation, safety, seamanship and even trailering. Territory: UK/EUR • Rights Sold: US Paperback • 233 x 187mm • 240pp ISBN: 9781408153796 • Price: £16.99


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Halsey C. Herreshoff

Territory: UK/EUR Paperback • 230 x 152mm • 224pp ISBN: 9780713679366 • Price: £9.99

L e a r n i n g t o Sa i l The Dinghy Bible The Complete Guide for Novices and Experts Rupert Holmes

Publishing April 2014 The Dinghy Bible is the complete, userfriendly, hands-on manual packed with detailed step-by-step diagrams, lively action photos, and helpful advice on getting the most out of dinghy sailing whatever your skill level. Whether just learning the basics or wanting tips on sailing with the best, this is the book that provides all the answers in an easily accessible visual presentation. Territory: WO Hardback • 192pp • 244 x 193mm ISBN: 9781408188002 • Price: £20.00

Go Dinghy Sailing


Barry Pickthall

Where it’s at…

Assuming no prior knowledge, this entry level guide aims to inspire novices of all ages to give sailing a try. Conveying the fun, accessibility and exhilaration of sailing, it covers everything the beginner needs.

Alex Hapgood

Publishing October 2014 A stunning photographic celebration of the extreme sport of kiteboarding and its four main disciplines, packed with information about the top players, ultimate destinations and key championships. A must for any kiteboard fan.

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: Finnish Paperback • 246 x 171mm • 128pp ISBN: 9781408154144 • Price: £14.99

Territory: WO Paperback • 310 x 230mm • 192pp ISBN: 9781408191965 • Price: £25.00

The Dinghy Cruising Companion

Learning to Sail

Tales and Advice from Sailing a Small Open Boat

In Dinghies or Yachts: A No-Nonsense Guide for Beginners of all Ages 4th edition

Roger Barnes

Basil Mosenthal

Publishing March 2014

Ideal for anyone learning to sail in either dinghies or yachts, this book is easy to read with lively colour illustrations. It 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.

Dinghy cruising is a wonderful way to experience nature and coastlines at close quarters. Sailing to spots larger boats cannot reach, and sleeping under canvas onboard or ashore, this is boating stripped back to basics. For aspiring or already-enthusiastic dinghy cruisers, this is a comprehensive guide to expanding your horizons.

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: Spanish, Russian, US, German, Italian, Finnish

Territory: WO

Paperback • 240 x 171mm • 80pp

Paperback • 256pp • 234 x 156mm

ISBN: 9781408131145 • Price: £9.99

ISBN: 9781408179161 • Price: £15.99

‘A lovely little book...excellent for any cruiser if they are unsure of the basics’ – Sailing Today ALSO AVAILABLE

Young Sailor

The Scuba Diving Handbook

Dinghy Cruising

Learn to be a Good Sailor and Have Fun!

John Bantin

4th edition

Basil Mosenthal

Paperback • ISBN: 9780713683622 • Price: £9.99

Margaret Dye

Rights Sold: Dutch, Norwegian, Portuguese

Paperback • 216 x 138mm • 240pp

Paperback • ISBN: 9780713663952 • Price: £10.99

ISBN: 9781408132890 • Price: £14.99

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Ra c i n g Skipper's Cockpit Racing Guide

The Rules Book

For Dinghies, Keelboats and Yachts

Eric Twiname & Bryan Willis

Tim Davison

This bestselling pocket-sized racing rules book is unique in covering the rules by race situation, using helpful diagrams and grading the rules for all levels of competition.

Complete 2013–2016 Rules 10th edition

Publishing March 2014

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: German, Dutch Paperback • 186 x 123mm • 256pp

A splash-proof quick-reference guide for all dinghy and yacht racers, packed with information on how to improve your racing performance and become a winner.

ISBN: 9781408186947 • Price: £16.99

Territory: WO Paperback • 32pp • 198 x 240mm ISBN: 9781472900319 • Price: £12.99

On Course to Win Jim Saltonstall's Racing Tips for Sailors

Paul Elvstrom Explains the Racing Rules of Sailing

Jim Saltonstall

Complete 2013–2016 Rules

Endorsed by Ben Ainslie

Paul Elvstrom

The book tackles all the issues that can arise at any point on the racecourse, from the starting line to the first mark to the finish line. Featuring photographs that illustrate specific aspects of all races and a checklist of all the key issues racers need to think about as they progress around the course.

Edited by Soren Krause

17th edition Completely revised to cover the new rules for 2013–2016, this book includes the full text of the racing rules, and a handy quick reference guide to the latest changes at the front. Bird's-eye illustrations show exactly how to interpret each rule, and there is a section on how to present your case in a protest.

Territory: WO Paperback • 216 x 135mmm • 96pp ISBN: 9781408187869 • Price: £14.99

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: Spanish, US, Italian, Swedish Paperback • 186 x 123 mm • 240pp ISBN: 9781408187524 • Price: £19.99

Performance Sailing

Start to Win

Prepare Better, Sail Faster

The Classic Text 3rd edition

Steve Colgate Packed with clear, friendly practical tips you can use on the water, this is the book that will give you the knowledge to sail faster – whether it's to win the next race or get into harbour quicker.

Eric Twiname A sailing classic, this is the unequalled book on simple racing principles.

Territory: Commonwealth (excluding Australia/Canada/New Zealand)/Europe/ Open Market

Back in print by high demand, with a new design and updated artwork, there is nothing else that sets out the techniques of sailing in such a clear, understandable manner.

Paperback • 280 x 215mm • 128pp

Territory: WO

ISBN: 9781408180013 • Price: £18.99

Paperback • 246 x 171mm • 240pp ISBN: 9781408111987 • Price: £16.99


Multihulls for Cruising & Racing

Race Training with Jim Saltonstall

Sailing Strategy

Derek Harvey

Jim Saltonstall

Ian Proctor

Right sold: US, German

Rights sold: Turkish

Territory: WO • Paperback • 246 x 171mm • 192pp

Paperback • ISBN: 9780713664140 • Price: £22.99

Paperback • ISBN: 9780713674798 • Price: £17.99

ISBN: 9781408126783 • Price: £16.99


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Ra c i n g Team Spirit

Fast Handling Technique

Life and leadership on one of the world's toughest yacht races

Frank Bethwaite

Brendan Hall

Budding racers of all levels will welcome this unique book as a godsend. It will inform, instruct and enable them to employ the techniques and timing of the most successful racers, and make racing more competitive for participants, and more exciting for those of us watching.

Brendan Hall was the youngest and least experienced skipper in the Clipper Race, yet his win was no accident. His no-holds-barred account is revealing and instructive, with valuable lessons in leadership and management – and never giving up. Territory: WO Paperback • 198 x 129mm • 256pp ISBN: 9781408187999 • Price: £8.99

Territory: WO

Hardback • ISBN: 9781408157503 • Price: £16.99

Paperback • 262 x 193mm • 176pp ISBN: 9781408154168 • Price: £19.99

‘...this account of the 2009–2010 Clipper is a winning narrative of ordinary folk thrown in at the deep end of a 35,000-mile contest’ – Yachting Monthly

High Performance Sailing Faster Racing Techniques

Higher Performance Sailing

Frank Bethwaite

Faster Racing Techniques

2nd edition

Frank Bethwaite

The groundbreaking reference work on high speed racing techniques – the bible for racing sailors of all levels and abilities from dinghies through to America’s Cup.

In this groundbreaking work Frank Bethwaite explains the new art of apparent wind sailing, and the different handling and race planning techniques required to sail these faster boats well.

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: German Paperback • 262 x 193mm • 448pp

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: German

ISBN: 9781408124918 • Price: £35.00

Paperback • 262 x 193mm • 448pp ISBN: 9781408101261 • Price: £45.00

‘One of the most readable books on the complex subject of sailing faster, and without doubt, a must for every racing sailor’ – Yachts and Yachting

The Offshore Race Crew’s Manual

The Psychology of Sailing for Dinghies and Keelboats

Stuart Quarrie

How to Develop a Winning Mindset

Explains the evolution of just about every situation that is likely to be encountered during a race at sea. Each is examined, presenting an overview of the sequence that should take place and its objective, then the task of each crew member is explained for its preparation, operation and completion.

Ian Brown An inspirational practical guide to mind training for racing sailors. Aimed at aspiring dinghy sailors as well as yacht racers, the style is light, friendly and conversational – designed to inspire, guide and promote positive analytical thinking amongst racers of all levels. Territory: WO • Rights Sold: German Paperback • 216 x 138mm • 112pp

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: German

ISBN: 9781408124475 • Price: £14.99

Paperback • 246 x 189mm • 176pp ISBN: 9781408157282 • Price: £19.99


Offshore Special Regulations Handbook

The Physics of Sailing Explained

Alan Green

Bryon D. Anderson

Paperback • ISBN: 9780713669770 • Price: £19.99

Rights sold: US Paperback • ISBN: 9780713668865 • Price: £16.99

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Sa i l s , K n o t s & R i g g i n g Skipper's Mast and Rigging Guide

Skipper’s Onboard Knot Guide

Rene Westerhuis

Knots, Bends, Hitches and Splices

Laminated against the weather and spiral-bound to stay open on deck, this is both an aidememoire and a ready reckoner for setting up standing and running rigging. User friendly and easy to follow.

Wiro-bound and laminated for quick access and waterproof handling on board, this is a user-friendly guide to essential knots and an indispensable reference to knot-tying for beginners and experts alike.

Territory: WE

Territory: WE • Rights Sold: US

Paperback • 195 x 240mm • 26pp

Paperback • 198 x 240mm • 40pp

ISBN: 9781408187982 • Price: £12.99

ISBN: 9780713689341 • Price: £9.99

Sail Trim

Reeds Knot Handbook

Theory & Practice

A pocket guide to knots, hitches and bends

Peter Hahne

This handy pocket guide to the most useful knots boaters need on board and at the dockside is an excellent aidememoire for experienced sailors, and the perfect place for novices to learn how, when and why to tie which knot.

Demonstrates the art of good sail trim with the aid of superb colour diagrams and photographs, enabling racers and cruisers to sail efficiently and get the most out of their boat. Territory: WE • Rights Sold: US & Canada Paperback • 216 x 138mm • 128pp

Territory: WO

ISBN: 9781408123386 • Price: £14.99

Right Sold: US & Canada, Dutch, Spanish Paperback • 160 x 100mm • 128pp ISBN: 9781408139455 • Price: £7.99

The Splicing Handbook

How to Trim Sails

Techniques for traditional and modern ropes and wires

Dinghies to Offshore Cruisers

Barbara Merry & John Darwin

3rd edition Includes step-bystep illustrations and explanations for the most useful and popular splices using both traditional twisted and modern braided ropes, as well as wire and rope to wire splices. Territory: UK/EUR

The Ultimate Book of Decorative Knots

Peter Schweer

3rd edition A highly practical guide explaining what sail trim is all about, how to achieve it, and what its benefits are for owners and crews sailing all types of boat from dinghies to offshore cruisers. Territory: WE • Rights Sold: US & Canada Paperback • 216 x 138mm • 112pp

Lindsey Philpott A uniquely comprehensive sourcebook of decorative knots of all descriptions and from all around the world. Territory: UK/EUR Hardback • 276 x 219mm • 400pp ISBN: 9781408157268 • Price: £25.00

ISBN: 9781408132920 • Price: £14.99

Paperback • 213 x 140mm • 256pp ISBN: 9781408141977 • Price: £16.99


Yachting Monthly’s Sailpower Sails and the Way They Work

Nicolson on Sails

Trim and Techniques for Cruising Sailors

Derek Harvey

Cruising and Racing Sail Tips

Peter Neilsen

Paperback • ISBN: 9780713662122 • Price: £15.99

Ian Nicolson

Rights Sold: Dutch, German, US

Rights sold: Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese, US

Paperback • ISBN: 9780713667202 • Price: £24.99

Paperback • ISBN: 9780713644685 • Price: £14.99


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Sa i l s , K n o t s & R i g g i n g The Knot Bible The complete guide to knots and their uses The king of knot books – this comprehensive guide to tying every knot you will need on a boat is packed with full colour step-bystep photographs and diagrams. Territory: WO Rights Sold: Polish, German, Italian, Spanish Hardback • 244 x 193mm • 288pp ISBN: 9781408154762 • Price: £19.99

Knots in Use 4th edition Colin Jarman Covering all the most useful and practical knots, bends, hitches, whippings and splices in everyday use by anyone going to sea, this book shows at a glance both how to tie the knot, bend or hitch and how to use it most effectively in situ on a boat. As an added feature this new edition now includes QR codes that link to explanatory videos – a real boon for novices and experts alike. Territory: WO

The Practical Knot Pack

Essential Knots

Steve Luck

The step-by-step guide to tying the perfect knot for every situation

From the slip-and-nip noose to the butterfly bend, this guide explains how to tie 50 practical knots, featuring step-by-step illustrations and the pack even includes lengths of cord to practice on. Territory: UK/EUR

A practical and stylish illustrated guide, Essential Knots shows how to tie each knot, step-by-step, with expert guidance on which knot to tie when and why.

Paperback • 96pp • 166 x 137mm

Territory: UK/EUR

ISBN: 9781408192061 • Price: £12.99

Hardback • 190 x 190mm • 144pp

Paperback • 96pp • 216 x 135mm

ISBN: 9781408132760 • Price: £12.99

ISBN: 9781472903457 • Price: £9.99

Des Pawson’s Knot Craft


Creative Ropecraft Stuart Grainger Rights sold: German, Spanish, US

35 Ropework Projects 2nd edition

Paperback • ISBN: 9780713674019 • Price: £14.99

The Adlard Coles Book of Knots

Des Pawson

3rd edition

The Knot Pack Geoffrey Budworth

Peter Owen Paperback • ISBN: 9780713681529 • Price: £8.99

A treasure trove of projects from bellropes, key fobs and fenders to mats, doorstops, knife lanyards and belts.

Everything you need to master 50 knots in an attractive gift pack containing a handy pocket book, aide-memoire cards and two 1 metre ropes for practice.

Knots and Splices

Territory: WO

Territory: UK/EUR

Paperback • ISBN: 9780713677485 • Price: £3.99

Rights Sold: Italian, US & Canada, Spanish, Dutch Paperback • 216 x 138mm • 128pp

2nd edition Colin Jarman

Paperback • 166 x 137mm • 96pp ISBN: 9781408101254 • Price: £12.99

ISBN: 9781408119495 • Price: £10.99

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W e at h e r The Pocket Book of Weather

Reeds Weather Handbook

Entertaining and remarkable facts about our weather

Frank Singleton

Territory: Comm ex Can/EU

Weather determines when we sail, where we sail to – and whether we arrive safely. Understanding how current and forthcoming weather will affect our sailing requires keen powers of observation, common sense and experience. This essential pocket-sized guide contains all the necessary tools to predict the weather for both coastal day sailing and longer passages offshore.

Hardback • 178 x 114mm • 144pp

Territory: WO

ISBN: 9781408181553 • Price: £10.00

Paperback • 128pp • 160 x 100mm

Michael Bright A concise but comprehensive guide to the world's weather featuring 3,000 remarkable facts and figures that show how the weather shapes the planet and affects all of our lives.

ISBN: 9781408152478 • Price: £8.99

The Seabreeze Handbook The marvel of seabreezes and how to use them to your advantage Alan Watts This practical handbook helps seafarers – from dinghy racers to cruising yachtsmen – predict and capitalise on seabreezes, the fickle yet essential lifeblood of sailing.

Encyclopedia of Weather and Climate Change A Complete Visual Guide With lavish photographs and highly detailed diagrams, maps and charts, this resource tells you everything you need to know about the weather and climate. Territory: UK/EUR

Territory: WO

Hardback • 264 x 229mm • 512pp

Paperback • 234 x 156mm • 128pp

ISBN: 9781408132104 • Price: £25.00

ISBN: 9781408145562 • Price: £14.99

Instant Weather Forecasting

Instant Wind Forecasting

Instant Storm Forecasting

4th edition

3rd edition

Alan Watts

Alan Watts

Alan Watts

This revolutionary book with its 24 colour photographs of cloud formations and their accompanying explanatory text enables the reader to read the sky, pick up the clues and predict what the weather will do.

Weather expert Alan Watts uses 24 colour photographs of cloud formations to accompany detailed and accessible explanations and tables, enabling readers to read the sky and predict what the wind will do.

Using dramatic photographs of cloud formations, helpful tables and practical explanations, Alan Watts equips the reader with the tools to assess the chances of being caught out in a storm, and judge how severe that storm might be.

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: Dutch, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish, US, Turkish, Norwegian, Bulgarian, Swedish, Italian

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: Dutch, German, Italian, US

Paperback • 136 x 217mm • 64pp

Paperback • 160 x 217mm • 120pp ISBN: 9781408122914 • Price: £12.99

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: US & Canada, German, Italian, Dutch Paperback • 137 x 217mm • 64pp ISBN: 9780713687842 • Price: £7.99

ISBN: 9781408137093 • Price: £7.99


50 Ways to Improve Your Weather Forecasting

The Weather Handbook

Understanding Weatherfax:

Alan Watts

Dag Pike

Rights Sold: Spanish, US, Italian

A guide to forecasting the weather from radio and internet fax charts

Paperback • ISBN: 9780713682687 • Price: £9.99

Paperback • ISBN: 9780713669381 • Price: £12.99

Mike P. Harris

Reeds Maritime Meteorology

Weather Wise

Paperback • ISBN: 9780713661224 • Price: £14.99

3rd edition Maurice Cornish & Elaine Ives Paperback • ISBN: 9781408112069 • Price: £29.99


Alan Watts

The Practical Skywatcher’s Handbook

Rights Sold: Spanish, US, Italian

David H. Levy & John O’Byrne

Reading Weather Signs

Paperback • ISBN: 9780713681536 • Price: £12.99

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ISBN: 9781408157466 • Price: £16.99

Ma i n t e n a n c e Replacing Your Boat's Electrical System Mike Westin A practical, step-by-step illustrated guide to replacing a boat's electrical system, aimed at the DIY boat repairer or builder who wants less theory and more instructive detail. Territory: WO (excl Swedish) Paperback • 246 x 189mm • 128pp ISBN: 9781408132937 • Price: £19.99

Fast Fixes for Your Boat

Practical Boat Owner’s Electrics Afloat

1,001 top boat maintenance tips

Boatowner’s Mechanical and Electrical Manual

A Complete Step-By-Step Guide For Boat Owners

Sandy Lindsey

Alastair Garrod

How to Maintain, Repair and Improve your Boat’s Essential Systems 3rd edition

Simple solutions to everyday boating problems – keeping a yacht or motorboat in a damp, corrosive environment leads to all sorts of common problems, from mildew to bad smells, and this book features solutions for all of them.

This electrical book for boat owners provides clear, well illustrated explanations of boat electrical systems and an invaluable four-page fold out illustration of a yacht’s complete electrical layout.

Territory: Comm excl Aus/CAN/NZ Paperback • 246 x 189mm • 160pp

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: US & Canada, Dutch, German, Russian, Italian

ISBN: 9781408190210 • Price: £16.99

Paperback • 297 x 210mm • 112pp

Territory: UK/EUR

ISBN: 9780713661491 • Price: £24.99

Hardback • 280 x 215mm • 832pp

Nigel Calder Covering all parts of a boat (both power and sail), this is the most highly acclaimed, comprehensive and indispensable repair manual, in print for over 20 years.

ISBN: 9780713672268 • Price: £45.00

The 12 Volt Bible for Boats

Marine Electrical and Electronics Bible

2nd edition Miner K. Brotherton This introduction to the 12-volt electrical systems used on small boats is written for boaters who are not skilled electricians. It explains how 12-volt systems work, how to maintain them in a good operating condition and how to recognize an electrical problem. Territory: UK/EUR Paperback • 224 x 148mm • 208pp ISBN: 9780713667035 • Price: £14.99

A Practical Handbook for Cruising Sailors 3rd edition John C. Payne This handbook provides owners with all the information they need to select, install, maintain and troubleshoot all the electrical and electronic systems on a boat. It covers the internet, e-mail, GMDSS and updated radio frequencies. Territory: UK/EUR Hardback • 254 x 178mm • 448pp ISBN: 9780713682670 • Price: £35.00


Boat Mechanical Systems Handbook How to Design, Install and Evaluate Mechanical Systems in Boats Dave Gerr Territory: UK/EUR Hardback • 279 x 216mm • 448pp ISBN: 9781408114193 • Price: £35.00

Motorboat Electrical & Electronics Manual John C. Payne Hardback • ISBN: 9780713665031 • Price: £45.00

Boatowner’s Illustrated Wiring Handbook 2nd edition Charles Wing Hardback • ISBN: 9780713682922 • Price: £35.00

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Ma i n t e n a n c e These are handy pocket troubleshooting guides to the most common problems with marine diesel engines and outboard motors. Each topic addresses a particular problem, and gives clear step-by-step instructions with helpful colour photographs and diagrams showing exactly what to do.

Reeds Diesel Engine Troubleshooting Handbook

Reeds Outboard Motor Troubleshooting Handbook

Barry Pickthall

Barry Pickthall

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: Italian, Dutch

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: Italian

Paperback • 160 x 100mm • 128pp

Paperback • 160 x 100mm • 128pp

ISBN: 9781408181928 • Price: £9.99

ISBN: 9781408181935 • Price: £9.99

Replacing Your Boat's Engine

Upgrading Your Boat's Interior

Mike Westin

Mike Westin

A practical, step-by-step illustrated guide to replacing a boat's engine, aimed at the DIY boat repairer or builder who wants less theory, and more practical advice.

Why pay someone else to upgrade your boat's interior when you can do it yourself? This handson manual shows you how, using step-by-step photographic instructions.

Territory: WO excluding Swedish

Territory: WO excluding Swedish • Rights sold: French

Paperback • 246 x 189mm • 144pp

Paperback • 246 x 189mm • 144pp

ISBN: 9781408132944 • Price: £20.00

ISBN: 9781408132951 • Price: £19.99

The Adlard Coles Book of Outboard Motors

The Adlard Coles Book of Diesel Engines

Tim Bartlett

Tim Bartlett

3rd edition

4th edition

Covering both two and four stroke engines, this book explains how outboards use simple processes to convert fuel to power, and then looks at each of the sub-systems that allow those processes to take place.

Based on the RYA’s one-day Diesel Engine course, this book explains how a diesel engine works, and how to look after it, and takes into account developments in engine technology. Territory: WO

Territory: WO Rights Sold: US & Canada, Czech, Dutch, Norwegian

Rights Sold: US & Canada, Italian, Czech, Dutch, Spanish, Polish, France

Paperback • 246 x 171mm • 96pp

Paperback • 246 x 171mm • 96pp

ISBN: 9781408132906 • Price: £14.99

ISBN: 9781408131169 • Price: £14.99

The Adlard Coles Book of Maintenance & Repair for Outboard Motors

The Adlard Coles Book of Maintenance & Repair for Diesel Engines

Jean Luc Pallas

Jean Luc Pallas

Territory: WE • Rights Sold: US

Territory: WE • Rights Sold: US

Paperback • 297 x 210mm • 128pp

Paperback • 297 x 210mm • 240pp

ISBN: 9780713676150 • Price: £24.99

ISBN: 9780713676143 • Price: £24.99


Skipper’s Outboard Motor Guide

Marine Diesel Engines

Hans Donat

Be Your Own Diesel Mechanic. Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Repair

Paperback • ISBN: 9781408114186 • Price: £10.99

Nigel Calder Hardback • ISBN: 9780713682663 • Price: £24.99

Skipper’s Onboard Diesel Guide

How to Install a New Diesel Engine

Hans Donat

Peter Cumberlidge

Paperback • ISBN: 9780713676181 • Price: £10.99

Paperback • ISBN: 9780713675801 • Price: £14.99


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Ma i n t e n a n c e The Boat Repair Bible A Comprehensive Repair Guide for Power and Sail The Boat Repair Bible is the complete, upto-date, user-friendly guide to repairing motorboats, yachts, dinghies and even outboards. Step-by-step exploded diagrams and detailed colour photos provide all the guidance the boat owner needs to repair their boat. Territory: WO • Rights Sold: Finnish, German, Swedish, Polish, Dutch, Italian Hardback • 244 x 193mm • 304pp ISBN: 9781408133217 • Price: £29.99

The Boat Maintenance Bible

Surveying Yachts and Small Craft

Refit, Improve and Repair with the Experts

Paul Stevens This definitive practical handbook will prove essential to yacht and boat owners who want to check out defects on a boat they own or are planning to buy, as well as students of surveying and practicing surveyors.

The Boat Maintenance Bible will equip everyone with the knowledge required to prevent onboard problems, carry out specialised tasks and tackle both short-term troubleshooting as well as long-term boat care.

Territory: WO Paperback • 246 x 189mm • 256pp

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: US, Dutch, Finnish, German, Italian, Swedish, Norwegian

ISBN: 9781408114032 • Price: £24.99

Hardback • 244 x 193mm • 304pp ISBN: 9781408124796 • Price: £30.00

Wooden Boat Building

Lofting a Boat

Jean-Francois Garry

A step-by-step manual

Aimed at the novice looking to either build or restore a traditional boat, this book takes a uniquely modern approach by using up-to-date techniques and methods throughout.

Roger Kopanycia A clear, step-by-step guide to the tricky art of lofting, which involves taking the design for a boat and turning it into a building plan.

Territory: WE

Territory: WO

Paperback • 246 x 171mm • 128pp

Paperback • 246 x 171mm • 160pp

ISBN: 9781408128534 • Price: £16.99

ISBN: 9781408131121 • Price: £19.99


Clinker Boatbuilding

Outboard Engines

John Leather

Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Repair

Paperback • ISBN: 9780713636437 • Price: £19.99

Ed Sherman

Metal Corrosion in Boats

Rights Sold US • Hardback • ISBN: 9781408113530 • Price: £18.99

Nigel Warren

Metal Boats

Paperback • ISBN: 9780713678178 • Price: £19.99

Bruce Roberts-Goodson Rights sold: US • Hardback • ISBN: 9780713669510 • Price: £35.00

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Ma i n t e n a n c e Boat Interior Construction

Illustrated Custom Boatbuilding

A Bestselling Guide to DIY Interior Boatbuilding 3rd edition

Bruce Roberts-Goodson Territory: WO Hardback • 246 x 189mm • 352pp

Michael Naujok

ISBN: 9780713677492 • Price: £35.00

Territory: WE • Rights Sold: US Paperback • 240 x 170mm • 176pp ISBN: 9780713663570 • Price: £19.99

The Boat Data Book

Fibreglass Boats

The Professionals' and Owners' Bible 7th edition Ian Nicolson

Construction, Gel Coat, Stressing, Blistering, Repair, Maintenance 5th edition

Publishing June 2014

Hugo du Plessis Territory: WO • Rights Sold: US & Canada, German

A treasure trove of invaluable information for boatowners, designers, builders, surveyors, chandlers and anyone maintaining their own boat. This seventh edition contains more tables of lengths, widths, weights and strengths as well as new data on a vast range of equipment from anchors to masts, propellers to gas cylinders, cleat sizes to winch bases, and hatches to bolts, bearings, cabling and piping. The Boat Data Book is a musthave reference for owners and professionals.

Paperback • 246 x 171mm • 312pp ISBN: 9781408122747 • Price: £24.99

Territory: WO Paperback • 232pp • 234 x 153mm ISBN: 9781472907974 • Price: £25.00


The Adlard Coles Book of Hull and Deck Repair

The Complete Book of Yacht Care

Fitting Out Your Boat

Don Casey

Michael Verney

Michael Naujok

Rights Sold: US Paperback • ISBN: 9781408100028 • Price: £14.99

Rights Sold: Spanish Hardback • ISBN: 9780713646580 • Price: £30.00

Rights Sold: US Paperback • ISBN: 9780713668063 • Price: £19.99

Fibreglass or Wood

S u p e rya c h t s Reeds Superyacht Manual Published in association with Bluewater Training James Clarke

2nd edition A complete reference and training manual for everyone involved with large yachts. It covers the course syllabus for all career levels to Officer of the Watch, with explanatory diagrams and photographs. Territory: WO Hardback (Spiral bound) • 234 x 156mm • 400pp

Superyacht Master

Crewing Aboard a Superyacht

Navigation and Radar for the Master (Yachts) Certificate

A Guide to Working Afloat

Robert Avis

Based on the author’s own 15 years of experience crewing aboard a superyacht, this practical book offers essential advice on everything from training to job hunting and what to expect from others on board.

This text covers the requirements of the navigation and radar modules of the Officer of the Watch (Yachts) and the Master (Yachts) Certificates required for captains and crew of commercial yachts over 24m and under 3000 tonnes.

Territory: WO

Territory: WO

216 x 138mm • 160pp

Paperback • 244 x 171mm • 224pp

ISBN: 9780713670943 • Price: £16.99

ISBN: 9780713664454 • Price: £25.00

ISBN: 9781408122761 • Price: £40.00


Kim Davis

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Territory:WO • Rights Sold: US Hardback • 352pp • 264 x 192mm ISBN: 9781408187906 • Price: £45.00

Principles of Yacht Design

The Anatomy of Sail

4th edition

The Yacht Dissected and Explained

Lars Larsson, Rolf Eliasson & Michal Orych

Nic Compton

Principles of Yacht Design has established itself as the standard book on the subject for practising designers, naval architecture students and discerning boat owners, as well as the boatbuilding industry as a whole. The fourth edition is completely revised and expanded and follows the design from scratch of a completely new yacht including all new computer-generated explanatory illustrations. As such, it examines every aspect of the process of yacht and powerboat design.

An encyclopedic compendium of every element of a yacht, this book contains a wealth of information for the aficionado as well as the newcomer, taking apart the sailboat to explore every part of it in depth. Gloriously illustrated with beautiful photography and explanatory diagrams, each page is packed with fascinating and satisfying detail.

How to Design a Boat

Publishing September 2014

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: French Hardback • 300 x 237mm • 192pp ISBN: 9781472902757 • Price: £30.00

Iain Oughtred

Sail and Power

A Life in Wooden Boats

John Teale

Nic Compton

4th edition A guide that is designed to take the novice stepby-step through the stages of designing both power and sailing boats, explaining the reasons behind the procedures and using typical lines plans and working drawings to help understanding. Territory: WO • Rights sold: US, Spanish

A beautiful, comprehensive and authorised look at the philosophy and designs of Iain Oughtred. The photography showcases the beauty of Iain’s boats, as well as the stunning Scottish landscape where he is based. Territory: WO • Rights Sold: US & Canada, German, Spanish Hardback • 276 x 219mm • 160pp ISBN: 9781408105153 • Price: £25.00

Aero-hydrodynamics and the Performance of Sailing Yachts The Science Behind Sailing Yachts and Their Design

Paperback • 216 x 138mm • 144pp ISBN: 9781408152058 • Price: £14.99

Fabio Fossati A groundbreaking, technical book on yacht design linked to the theory and testing of how a sailing yacht behaves underway. Territory: WE • Rights Sold: US & Canada Paperback • 254 x 191mm • 352pp ISBN: 9781408113387 • Price: £45.00


A Home Afloat

Classic Classes

The Gaff Rig Handbook

Living aboard vessels of all shapes and sizes

Vanessa Bird

Gary Cookson

A complete reference to the classic yachts and dinghies still sailing today. From the Optimist to the J class, this book showcases 144 boats from across the world, including all 46 Olympic classes.

History, Design, Techniques, Developments

A beautiful and inspirational book, providing a wealth of ideas for anyone interested in living afloat, or for making small living spaces cosy, practical and appealing. Territory: WO

‘Chock full of fascinating facts about a whole range of boats... an excellent book’

Hardback • 250 x 250mm • 128pp

– Sailing Today

ISBN: 9780713688771 • Price: £19.99

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: US Hardback • 246 x 189mm • 160pp

John Leather Territory: WO • Rights Sold: US Paperback • ISBN: 9781408114407 • Price: £29.99

Herreshoff and His Yachts Franco Pace Territory: WE • Rights Sold: US & Canada Hardback • 350 x 255mm • 160pp ISBN: 9781408103791 • Price: £50.00

ISBN: 9781408158913 • Price: £19.99

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I l l u s t r at e d & P h o t o g r a p h i c B o o k s Yachting A visual celebration of sailing past and present With lavish photography throughout, this beautiful coffee table book is the ultimate celebration of yachting – the sport, the culture surrounding it and the boats themselves. Territory: WE Hardback 192pp • 285 x 260mm ISBN: 9781472901644 Price: £30.00

Rain Later, Good

Atlas of Oceans

Painting the Shipping Forecast

A Fascinating Hidden World

Peter Collyer

This fascinating and beautifully presented survey of the world’s oceans and what lives within them is published in association with the Census on Marine Life.

John Farndon

The award-winning story of Peter Collyer's unique journey around the shipping forecast areas, with fascinating text and beautiful paintings. Published for the first time in paperback, featuring new paintings.

Territory: English Language UK & EUR Hardback • 278 x 215mm • 256pp ISBN: 9781408131114 • Price: £25.00

Territory: WO Paperback • 144pp • 260 x 260mm ISBN: 9781408178577 • Price: £14.99

Sailing Gold

Walking on Water

Great Moments in Olympic Sailing History

The daredevil acrobatics of a pioneering photographer

Mark Chisnell

Kos Evans

This gorgeous photographic book reflects the entire history of Olympic sailing, with spectacular photographs celebrating heroes such as Paul Elvstrom and Ben Ainslie, fabulous locations, legendary classes – and the never-ending struggle of an Olympic sailor to make his mark.

Foreword by Simon Le Bon A spectacular showcase of the most dramatic, eye-catching images taken by Kos Evans, the daredevil nautical photographer who has made her name by getting right up close to the action, photographing from the top of masts or from the waterline. Breathtaking images.

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: Dutch

Territory: WO

Paperback • 310 x 230mm • 176pp

Hardback • 272 x 232mm • 160pp

ISBN: 9781408146477 • Price: £25.00

ISBN: 9781408178447 • Price: £30.00

also available


Charles E Nicholson and His Yachts

The Complete Guide for Cruising Sailors

Franco Pace & William Collier Territory: WE • Hardback • 230 x 150mm • 160pp • ISBN: 9780713657364 • Price: £55.00

Shooting H20 Rick Tomlinson, written by Mark Chisnell Territory: WO • Rights Sold: French • Hardback • 345 x 245mm • 208pp ISBN: 9780713674804 • Price: £40.00

For all cruising sailors, here is the definitive book on cruising catamarans, covering history, design, construction, performance, and seamanship. Territory: EUR/ZA Hardback • 279 x 216mm • 304pp

Sparkman and Stephens

ISBN: 9781408100738 • Price: £30.00

Franco Pace Territory: WE • Rights Sold: US & Canada, German • Hardback • 355 x 265mm • 160pp ISBN: 9780713664133 • Price: £55.00


Gregor Tarjan

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I l l u s t r at e d & P h o t o g r a p h i c B o o k s Tall Ships Today Their Remarkable Story Nigel Rowe

Publishing July 2014 The definitive book on tall ships sailing today, with fascinating backgrounds to the most interesting ships, regattas and races, all lavishly illustrated with colour photography. With official endorsement by Sail Training International, a Preface by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh and a Foreword from Sir Robin Knox-Johnston. Territory: WO Hardback • 224PP • 310 x 225mm ISBN: 9781472903464 • Price: £30.00

Eileen Ramsay

The Sea

Queen of Yachting Photography

A photographic celebration of the first wonder of the world

Barry Pickthall Eileen Ramsay was at the centre of a unique period in yachting history, and this wonderful book, featuring her classic photography, celebrates an extraordinary woman and her extraordinary subjects.

Nic Compton

Territory: WO

Hardback • 340 x 250mm • 160pp

The Sea showcases some of the most beautiful, inspirational and dramatic photographs ever taken of our oceans – from the wild to the peaceful and the exquisite to the strange. Territory: WO

Hardback • 250 x 250mm • 160pp

ISBN: 9781408146651 • Price: £30.00

ISBN: 9781408178416 • Price: £25.00


Photography at Sea

Boats which have made their mark on sailing history are immortalised in an outstanding gallery of extraordinary photos from the world's best photographers. Territory: WE Paperback • 310 x 215mm • 292pp ISBN: 9781408129951 • Price: £29.99

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Light Through a Lens

Techniques For Capturing Amazing Photographs Afloat

An Illustrated Celebration of 500 years of Trinity House

Patrick Roach & Fred Barter In this full-colour, highly illustrated guide, one of the world’s leading yachting photographers explains how to get the best shot.

Publishing September 2014

Territory: WO

ISBN: 9781408175958 • Price: £20.00

Hardback • 160pp • 250 x 250mm

Paperback • 276 x 216mm • 160pp ISBN: 9781408112021 • Price: £19.99

Lighthouses of the World

The Lighthouses of Trinity House

Marie-Haude Arzur From lighthouses boldly beaming their lights from clifftops, to those clinging to the edge of cliff faces, this is a spectacular and unusual celebration of lighthouses from every continent.

Outrageous Yachts Jill Bobrow This stunning book showcases 19 of these superyachts, touring each of the magnificent vessels from stem to stern.

Jane Wilson & Richard Woodman

Hardback • 335 x 160mm • 240pp

A celebration of the traditional lighthouses of England and Wales, all administered by Trinity House.

Territory: WEXCUSA

ISBN: 9781408106358

Territory: WO

Hardback • 310 x 230mm • 232pp

Price: £19.99

Hardback • 297 x 233mm • 256pp

ISBN: 9781408120521 • Price: £40.00

Territory: WE

ISBN: 9781904050001 • Price: £35.00

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I l l u s t r at e d & P h o t o g r a p h i c B o o k s Exploring the Thames Wilderness A guide to the natural Thames Richard Mayon-White & Wendy Yorke A beautiful guide to the wild Thames, opening up the river's wonderful wildlife, stunning scenery and wealth of activities, including 10 circular walks taking in the most attractive and interesting parts from source to sea. Territory: WO Paperback • 234 x 163mm • 208pp ISBN: 9781408181126 • Price: £14.99

Urban Waterways

The Thames

A window on to the waterways of England's towns and cities

A photographic journey from source to sea

Derek Pratt

Derek Pratt

Through lavish colour photography and quirky, informative captions, Derek Pratt explores the famous highlights and hidden delights that can be found on the revitalised urban waterways of many British towns and cities.

2nd edition A loving tribute to this iconic river, this beautiful book celebrates the entire river from source to sea, and with wonderful photography and quirky text follows it on a voyage through Britain's history.

Territory: WO

Territory: WO

Hardback • 250 x 250mm • 160pp

Hardback • 250 x 250mm • 160pp

ISBN: 9781408140277 • Price: £20.00

ISBN: 9781408186930 • Price: £20.00

London’s Waterways

The Solent

Waterways Past & Present

Derek Pratt

A Photographic Portrait

Packed with fabulous photography and fascinating information, giving readers a unique insight into both well loved and relatively unexplored aspects of London.

Terry Heathcote & Fred Barter

A Unique Record Of Britain’s Waterways Heritage

Territory: WO Hardback • 250 x 250mm • 160pp ISBN: 9781408110744 • Price: £19.99

‘A beautiful book, including not only stunning pictures, but also truly fascinating information!’ – The Little Ship Club


This book is a photographic celebration of the Solent in all its glory and variety, offering a unique and highly enjoyable insight into the Solent’s changing landscapes.

Derek Pratt

Territory: WO

A photographic record of Britain’s varied waterways heritage. This book looks at 40 transitional years when Britain’s inland waterways changed.

Hardback • 250 x 250mm • 160pp

Territory: WO

ISBN: 9781408103784 • Price: £19.99

Hardback • 250 x 250mm • 160pp

‘...this should appeal to all those who love to be on or near the water’ – The Lifeboat

ISBN: 9780713676341 • Price: £19.99

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Bunkside Reading Bailey Boat Cat

Hunting the Hunters

Louise Kennedy

At War With The Whalers

Publishing April 2014

Laurens de Groot

Meet Bailey, the maritime moggy making waves with his devilish good looks, on-board escapades and feline philosophies of life aboard. This book captures Bailey’s charm with lovable photos and pearls of 'whisker wisdom' from a cat’s eye view. Bailey explains for the benefit of us slow-witted humans the five steps of marine navigation, the importance of cubby holes, and just why cats are so much cleverer than dogs.

A gripping account of one man's war against the Japanese whaling fleet in the wild Southern Ocean. Laurens gave up his career as a high ranking detective with the Dutch police to risk his life with Sea Shepherd in the Antarctic protecting these extraordinary mammals; real life whale wars.

Territory: WO • Hardback • 96pp • 195 x 195mm

ISBN: 9781472903648 • Price: £12.99

Territory: WE Trade Paperback • 240pp • 234 x 153mm

ISBN: 9781472906502 • Price: £8.99

Adlard Coles Maritime Classics Publishing September 2014 Territory: WO Paperback • 198 x 129mm

Bringing together the best in classic maritime literature and writing, this new series of stylish, high quality collectors’ editions includes new material, maps and photographs, and each book has an exclusive. Foreword by a high profile modern-day sailor, diver or adventurer.

South The last Antarctic expedition of Shackleton and the Endurance

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

Sir Ernest Shackleton

Jules Verne

384pp • 9781472907158 • £8.99

400pp • 9781472907189 • £8.99

Mutiny on Board HMS Bounty Captain William Bligh

Jack London 320pp • 9781472907240 • £8.99

320pp • 9781472907219 • £8.99

Child of the Sea

Pacific Odyssey

Doina Cornell

Gwenda Cornell

Between the ages of 7 and 14 Doina Cornell, daughter of long-distance cruising guru Jimmy Cornell, sailed around the world with her family. This is the story of their epic voyage from her perspective.

The Sea Wolf

Territory: WO

Gwenda Cornell – wife of long-distance cruising guru Jimmy – describes their fascinating travels by yacht in the South Pacific: the remote and beautiful islands, and the quality of life, history and culture of the peoples who live there.

Paperback • 234 x 156mm • 224pp

Territory: WO

ISBN: 9781408178591 • Price: £12.99

Paperback • 198 x 129mm • 288pp ISBN: 9781408173855 • Price: £14.99

Adventures of a Reluctant Boating Wife Angela Rice A witty and enjoyable account of one woman's relationship with the sea, a boat, and her husband. Angela hates the thought of all things afloat, but after falling in love and being told that a boat is part of the deal, she has to take the plunge and finds that it might not be so bad after all... Territory: WO Paperback • 198 x 129mm • 96pp ISBN: 9781408182048 • Price: £8.99


Against the Flow

Disasters at Sea

The First Woman to Sail Solo the ‘Wrong Way’ Around the World

Dag Pike

Dee Caffari

Rights Sold: Dutch • Paperback • ISBN: 9780713688788 • Price: £19.99

Rights Sold: German, French, Italian

Just Sea and Sky

Paperback • ISBN: 9781408100011 • Price: £8.99

Ocean Crossing Wayfarer To Iceland and Norway in a 16ft Open Dinghy Frank & Margaret Dye Rights Sold: Italian Paperback • ISBN: 9780713675689 • Price: £14.99

England to New Zealand the hard way Ben Pester Territory: WO •Paperback • 198x129mm • 224pp • ISBN: 9781408128558 • Price: £8.99

The Riddle of the Sands Erskine Childers Territory: WO • Paperback • 198x129mm • 288pp • ISBN: 9781408129418 • Price: £8.99

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Bunkside Reading Addicted to Adventure

Left For Dead

Between Rocks And Cold Places Bob Shepton

30 Years On – The Race is Finally Over 2nd edition

Publishing May 2014

Nick Ward with Sinead O’Brien

Bob Shepton is not your typical clergyman, and in this memoir he recounts some of his most extreme and hair-raising sailing and climbing escapades.

The second edition of the Sunday Times Sports Book of the Year describes Nick’s eventual completion of the Fastnet Race thirty years after his first, ill-fated attempt.

Territory: WO Trade Paperback • 304pp • 234 x 153mm

Rights Sold: Italian, Polish, German, Norwegian, French, Finnish, Portuguese, US, Czech, Slovak

ISBN: 9781472905864 • Price: £12.99

Paperback • 198 x 129mm • 320pp ISBN: 9781408128169 • Price: £8.99

‘a story which is compelling and horrifying in equal measure...a gripping read’

‘You are going to enjoy a Commando, Bob is clearly made of the right stuff!’ – Bear Grylls

– The Daily Telegraph

Solitaire Spirit

Final Voyage

Three times around the world single-handed

The world's worst maritime disasters

Les Powles

Everyone knows the story of the Titanic, but in terms of loss of life it doesn't even figure as one of the 50 worst maritime disasters. This book tells the stories of the others, including the almost forgotten sinking that killed 10,000 people.

Jonathan Eyers

The extraordinary story of an ordinary yachtsman who built his own yacht, then sailed around the world three times with only 8 hours of prior experience. Territory: WO

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: US

Paperback • 198 x 129mm • 328pp

Paperback • 198x 129mm • 192pp

ISBN: 9781408154151 • Price: £9.99

ISBN: 9781408158944 • Price: £8.99

Titanic on Trial

Fatal Storm

The night the Titanic sank, told through the testimonies of her passengers and crew

The Inside Story Of The Tragic Sydney To Hobart Race

Territory: WO

The First Ever NonStop Solo Round The World Voyage

Rob Mundle

Nic Compton In the words of those who survived the sinking, this is the story of the Titanic's final hours, taken from the transcripts of the US and British inquiries, and specially rearranged into chronological order to present the disaster as a real-time narrative.

A World of My Own

Details the history of the 1998 Sydney to Hobart yacht race, the excitement of the start, the thrill of competition, and the tragic loss of life. Territory: EUR/UK Paperback • 198 x 127mm • 384pp ISBN: 9781408107003 • Price: £9.99

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston Robin Knox-Johnston’s gripping, uninhibited, moving account of one of the greatest sea adventures of our time. Territory: WE • Rights Sold: Spanish Paperback • 216 x 138mm • 256pp ISBN: 9780713668995 • Price: £9.99

Paperback • 198 x 129mm • 320pp ISBN: 9781408140284 • Price: £8.99


The Last Great Adventure of Sir Peter Blake From the Antarctic to the Amazon

Total Loss Dramatic First-Hand Accounts Of Yacht Losses At Sea

Sir Peter Blake

Rights Sold: New Zealand • Hardback • ISBN: 9780713670073 • Price: £29.99

Paul Gelder Territory: WO • Rights Sold: US & Canada, Dutch, Polish, German

Following Seas

Paperback • ISBN: 9780713687835 • Price: £8.99

A Voyage of Discovery

Sunk Without Trace

Beth A. Leonard

Paperback • ISBN: 9780713657661 • Price: £16.99

Paul Gelder

Storms and Wild Water

Territory: WO Paperback • 198 x 129mm • 288pp • ISBN: 9781408112007 • Price: £8.99

Dag Pike

Rights Sold: Polish, German, US • Paperback • ISBN: 9781408112311 • Price: £16.99


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Bunkside Reading Sailing Alone Around the World

Casting Off

Joshua Slocum

Publishing July 2014

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 single handed voyaging, and has since been the inspiration for the many who have gone to sea in small boats.

Sun, sea and gorgeous sailors – the route to happiness, surely? After an early-midlife-crisis, Emma leaves her highly stressed, fast-paced life as a journalist on the Independent for a sailing adventure and finds that it is possible to find fulfillment – and love – on your own terms.

Territory: WO

Territory: WO

Paperback • 198 x 129mm • 320pp

Paperback • 320pp • 198 x 129mm

ISBN: 9780713679359 • Price: £8.99

ISBN: 9781472906618 • Price: £7.99

Emma Bamford

Phoenix from the Ashes


The story of the prettiest boat you’ve ever seen

The World’s Greatest Yachting Cartoonist

Justin Ruthven-Tyers The unique and highly unusual story of a couple who, having lost everything in a devastating housefire, started a new life afloat - by building their own classic sailing yacht and living aboard in the beautiful remote Scottish Western Isles.

The authorised biography of the nautical world's best-known and much loved cartoonist Mike Peyton. Sympathetic, entertaining and insightful, this is the long-deserved biography of a man who has dominated the nautical humour scene for well over seven decades.

Territory: WO • Paperback • 198 x 129mm • 240pp

Territory: WO

ISBN: 9781408151419 • Price: £8.99

Hardback • 234 x 156mm • 176pp

Dick Durham

ISBN: 9781408124406 • Price: £16.99

‘a wonderful read and an insight into a multi-faceted character’ – Sailing Today

Initially a reluctant sailor, Sandra Clayton fell in love with sailing and the sea, in these three books, she captures the adventures she and her husband had on their voyage from the UK to the Mediterranean and then across the Atlantic.

Dolphins Under My Bed

Turtles in Our Wake

Sandra Clayton

Sandra Clayton

A Thousand Miles from Anywhere

Territory: WO

Territory: WO

Territory: WO




198 x 129mm • 288pp

198 x 129mm • 240pp

198 x 129mm • 240pp

ISBN: 9781408132883

ISBN: 9781408152829

ISBN: 9781408187685

Price: £8.99

Price: £8.99

Price: £8.99


Ice Bird


Beyond the Blue Horizon

The Classic Story of the First Single-handed Voyage to Antarctica

Tristan Jones

How the Earliest Mariners Unlocked the Secrets of the Oceans

Paperback • ISBN: 9780713657913 • Price: £14.99

David Lewis

Brian Fagan

Rights Sold: US

Territory: WO • Paperback • 234 x 153mm • 336pp

Paperback • ISBN: 9780713664119 • Price: £14.99

ISBN: 9781408833544 • Price: £12.99

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Bunkside Reading Why Sailors Can't Swim and Other Marvellous Maritime Curiosities

How to Snog a Hagfish!

Nic Compton

From fish that eat dead skin and sharks that prey on reindeer to eels that can turn seawater into slime and jellyfish with tentacles as long as a train carriage, this book explores the most bizarre, the most disgusting and the most fascinating creatures that inhabit the oceans.

Disgusting Things in the Sea Jonathan Eyers

A witty compendium of nautical trivia covering everything from the origins of salty sayings to the truth behind sailing superstitions. Fascinating maritime facts and folklore which inform and entertain. Territory: WO • Rights sold: Dutch

Territory: WO

Hardback • 195 x 145mm • 96pp

Paperback • 198 x 129mm • 96pp

ISBN: 9781408188057 • Price: £10.99

ISBN: 9781408140420 • Price: £7.99

‘Written in an “Underwater QI” style ... Eyers certainly knows his stuff’ –

Don’t Shoot the Albatross!

Do Whales Get the Bends?

Nautical Myths and Superstitions

Tony Rice

Jonathan Eyers

Using a question and answer format, this entertaining narrative addresses 101 fascinating general interest questions about the oceans, sea life, seabirds and man’s ever-changing relationship with the sea.

Exploring the lore of the sea in an entertaining way, this informative bunkside read is full of odd ideas from all over the world that have survived the centuries. Quirky cartoons help capture the inherent humour of superstitions.

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: US, French, German Paperback • 234 x 156mm • 176pp

Territory: WO

ISBN: 9781408113264 • Price: £9.99

Paperback • 198 x 129mm • 96pp ISBN: 9781408131312 • Price: £7.99

Can Squid Fly?

Where the Ocean Meets the Sky

Tony Rice Marine expert Tony Rice rises to the challenge of tackling more of those questions about the sea, sea life and man’s relationship with the oceans that you always wanted answered, but never had someone to ask. Territory: WO • Rights Sold: US Paperback • 234 x 156mm • 160pp ISBN: 9781408133200 • Price: £9.99

Outrageous Grace Taking The Long Way Home

Solo into the Unknown

John Otterbacher A truly inspirational story of a man unwilling to give up his dream in the face of massive odds.

Crispin Latymer After hitting 50, Crispin Latymer had a ‘What now?’ moment and decided to sail the Atlantic solo. Featuring broken bones, tropical storms and pirates, this is his inspirational story. Territory: WO

Territory: WOXUSA • Rights Sold: German Paperback • 198 x 127mm • 256pp ISBN: 9781408112786 • Price: £8.99

Paperback • 198 x 127mm • 224pp ISBN: 9781408114025 • Price: £8.99


The Trouble with Old Boats

Deadliest Catch

The Magic of the Swatchways

Adrian Morgan

Desperate Hours

Maurice Griffiths

Paperback • ISBN: 9780713689334 • Price: £8.99

Paperback • ISBN: 9781408106235 • Price: £14.99

ISBN: 9780713656916 • Price: £12.99


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Humour World of Peyton A Celebration of his Legendary Cartoons from 1942 to the Present Day Mike Peyton The final book by the world's greatest yachting cartoonist, this retrospective collects the best cartoons Mike Peyton has drawn over the last 70 years in a fitting tribute. Territory: WO Hardback • 156 x 234mm • 160pp ISBN: 9781408160701 • Price: £16.99

Here are three wonderful collections of Mike Peyton’s light hearted and amusing recollections of time spent messing about in boats, all illustrated in his unique cartoon style.

Out of Our Depth

Ever Wonder Why We Do It?

Mike Peyton

Mike Peyton’s Floating Assets

Territory: WO

Mike Peyton

Territory: WO


Territory: WO

Rights Sold: German

234 x 156mm • 96pp

234 x 156mm • 96pp

234 x 156mm • 96pp

Price: £9.99

ISBN: 9780713682915

ISBN: 9780713689358

Skipper vs Crew / Crew vs Skipper

Price: £9.99

Price: £9.99

Foul Bottoms

The Minimum Boat

The Pitfalls of Boating and How to Enjoy Them

Tim Davison

Territory: WO



ISBN: 9781408111130

This brilliantly original humorous gift book lets battle commence between skippers and crew. Opened from one direction it shows what skippers really think of useless crew. Opened from the other it shows what crew really think of despotic skippers. What camp do you fall into?!

Mike Peyton

Sam Llewellyn A lighthearted and often tongue-in-cheek argument in favour of sailing simply when surrounded by expensive, complicated, ostentatious boats.

John Quirk A witty collection of articles from Classic Boat magazine on the scrapes people get themselves into when building, owning and sailing boats. Territory: WO • Rights Sold: US Paperback • 234 x 156mm • 96pp ISBN: 9781408122693 • Price: £9.99

Sold: US

Territory: WO • Rights

Paperback • 216 x 138mm • 96pp ISBN: 9781408199992 • Price: £8.99

Paperback • 216 x 135mm • 112pp ISBN: 9781408154137 • Price: £8.99


A Funny Old Life

Yachting Monthly’s This Cruising Life

An Anecdotal Romp Through The Sailing Career of Des Sleightholme

A Collection of Amusing Stories from the Popular Yachting Monthly Column

Paperback • ISBN: 9780713658927 • Price: £14.99

Paperback • ISBN: 9780713661361 • Price: £9.99

A Funny Old Sailor

Old Harry’s Dog-watch

Further Anecdotes From The Life of Des Sleightholme

The Funny Thing About Cruising

Paperback • ISBN: 9780713667134 • Price: £14.99

Paperback • ISBN: 9780713664171 • Price: £8.99

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Humour A collection of embarrassing yachting faux pas which hundreds of humbled readers have owned up to in the pages of Yachting Monthly. Illustrated with Mike Peyton’s cartoons.

Yachting Monthly’s Confessions

Yachting Monthly’s Further Confessions

Yachtsmen Own Up To Their Sailing Sins

Yachtsmen Own Up To Their Sailing Sins Reissue

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: German Paperback • 216 x 138mm • 96pp

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: German

ISBN: 9781408116395 • Price: £9.99

Paperback • 216 x 138mm • 96pp ISBN: 9781408116401 • Price: £7.99

Salty Dog Talk The Nautical Origins of Everyday Expressions Bill Beavis & Richard McCloskey

Publishing July 2014

The Unofficial Rules of Sailing James Crawford Jim Crawford turns a humorous eye on right-ofway regulations, racing rules, sailing etiquette and more in this witty collection of sardonic cartoons. Territory: WO Paperback • 130 x 198mm • 96pp ISBN: 9781408126776 • Price: £7.99

The Adlard Coles Nautical Puzzle and Quiz Books are the ideal shipmates for all you salty dogs out there. The Puzzle Book is packed with 200 nautically themed brain-teasers designed to test your marine wits on a treasure chest full of verbal conundrums including crosswords, code breakers, anagrams, and more. The Quiz Book is divided into six nautically-flavoured categories, each containing twenty rounds of graded questions. Territory: WO • Paperback • 128pp • 152 x 101mm • £6.99 The Adlard Coles Nautical Puzzle Book: 9781472909121

This fascinating and charming pocket book explains the seafaring beginnings of over 200 phrases – colourful, bizarre and surprising - and how they came ashore. Territory: WO • Rights Sold: US Paperback • 198 x 126mm • 96pp ISBN: 9780713687491 • Price: £8.99

The Adlard Coles Nautical Quiz Book: 9781472909138

Worse Things Happen at Sea Jake Kavanagh Jake Kavanagh turns his humorous eye to the scrapes people get into when let loose on the open water, highlighted with hilarious drawings. Territory: WO • Rights Sold: German Paperback • 198 x 130mm • 128pp ISBN: 9781408116425 • Price: £8.99

The Ups and Downs of a Lockkeeper

Heave Ho!

Jake Kavanagh

This retro little gift book is filled with amusing, outrageous and downright odd quotes from the likes of Dickens, Byron and Disraeli.

A light-hearted look at the lockkeeper’s job, be it a rural little lock on the canals, or an ultra-modern affair at a huge marina. Territory: WO • Rights Sold: German

Territory: WO

Paperback • 198 x 129mm • 112pp

Hardback • 115 x 88mm • 96pp

ISBN: 9781408114414 • Price: £7.99

ISBN: 9781408111123 • Price: £3.99

also available

The Trouble with Des… The Classic Boat Years Des Sleightholme Territory: WO • Paperback • 110 x 190mm • 96pp • ISBN: 9780713666861 • Price: £7.99


The Little Book of Seasickness

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Reeds Professional Books Reeds Marine Distance Tables

Reeds 21st Century Ship Management

13th edition

John Dickie

Miranda Delmar-Morgan

Publishing March 2014

Reeds Marine Distance Tables give quick and accurate distance references between 500 regularly used ports around the world including major turning points and a new Transatlantic distance table. Chartlets show at-a-glance the location of the port in question.

Ship management has constantly had to evolve to take into account the advancements in technology as well as the demands of the shipping industry. This book addresses the demands of 21st century ship management with the focus of the book as much about the people who manage ships as about the theory and practice of ship management.

Territory: WO Paperback •240pp • 210 x 138mm ISBN: 9781472900715 • Price: £25.00

Territory: WO Paperback • 276pp • 234 x 156mm ISBN: 9781472900685 • Price: £30.00

Bridge Procedures

Reeds Sea Transport

A Guide For Watch Keepers Of Large Yachts Under Sail And Power

Operation and Economics 6th edition

Michael & Frances Howorth The essential manual for every large yacht captain. It outlines the correct protocol for keeping watch to STCW-95 standards and the procedures to be followed on the bridge of every superyacht.

Reeds Maritime Meteorology Revised edition Maurice Cornish & Elaine Ives

Patrick M. Alderton The bible on operation and economics within the maritime transport industry, covering types of ship, issues related to crew, cargo and ports, and examining changes in the industry. Territory: WO

Territory: WO

Paperback • 210 x 148mm • 336pp

Paperback • 297 x 210mm • 96pp

ISBN: 9781408131428 • Price: £35.00

ISBN: 9780713673944 • Price: £30.00

Provides descriptions of the elements and forces which contribute to maritime meteorology, and the principles which govern them. This book serves trainee deck officers, as well as those studying for certificates of competency in merchant ships and for fishermen. Territory: WO Paperback • 216 x 138mm • 264pp ISBN: 9781408112069 • Price: £29.99

Reeds Marine Surveying

Reeds Dictionary of Shipping and Marine Finance

2nd edition Thomas Ask

Reeds Engineering Knowledge: Instruments and Control Systems for Deck Officers

Honore Paelinck

Covers the latest in marine surveying technology, and is aimed at students of marine surveying, professional marine surveyors, boatyard operators and technically-minded boat owners.

A comprehensive glossary of terms, acronyms and abbreviations used in the world of shipping and marine finance, ideal for students and professionals working in the shipping, finance, insurance and banking industries.

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: US Paperback • 216 x 138mm • 256pp ISBN: 9780713677140 • Price: £30.00

5th edition William Embleton Presents the principles covered by the DoT examination papers in Engineering Knowledge, Instruments and Control Systems for Masters (foreign-going). Territory: WO

Territory: WEXBenelux

Paperback • 210 x 140mm • 256pp

Paperback • 215 x 89mm • 216pp

ISBN: 9781408112113 • Price: £24.99

ISBN: 9781408124420 • Price: £19.99

also available

Reeds Mathematical Tables and Engineering Formulae

Reeds Marine Insurance

David Reid

Barrie Jervis

Territory: WO • Paperback • 210 x 140mm • 160pp

Territory: WO • Rights Sold: Japanese • Paperback • 216 x 138mm • 320pp

ISBN: 9780713683431 • Price: £16.99

ISBN: 9780713673968 • Price: £30.00

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R e e d s Ma r i n e E n g i n e e r i n g & T e c h n o l o g y S e r i e s An essential resource for students and professionals in the maritime industry, each volume distils the latest marine technology and contains up-to-date technical drawings and worked examples as well as specimen examination questions. Written by leading experts, each volume within the series maps the syllabus content of the relevant Certificate of Competency (CoC) for Marine Engineering and Deck Officers, following the STCW standards, including the 2010 Manila Amendments, laid down by the International Maritime Organization (IMO). These thoroughly updated authoritative guides make the Reeds Marine Engineering and Technology Series the only textbook series to meet the engineering needs of STCW 2010.

Reeds Vol 1: Mathematics for Marine Engineers

Reeds Vol 2: Applied Mechanics for Engineers

Kevin Corner & William Embleton

Leslie Jackson & William Embleton

Covering the syllabus in mathematics for the Marine Engineer Officer Certificates of Competency in the Merchant Navy.

Covers the syllabuses in Applied Mechanics for all classes of the Marine Engineers’ Certificates of Competency of the Department of Transport.

Territory: WO

Territory: WO

Paperback • 210 x 140mm • 495pp

Paperback • 210 x 140mm • 668pp

ISBN: 9781408175552 • Price: £35.00

ISBN: 9780713672589 • Price: £32.99

Reeds Vol 3: Applied Thermodynamics for Marine Engineers

Reeds Vol 4: Naval Architecture for Marine Engineers

Alan Murphy, William Embleton & Leslie Jackson

E.A. Stokoe

An essential text for all marine engineers, offering a comprehensive resource on thermodynamics within a marine setting.

Based on the Naval Architecture syllabuses for the Certificate of Competency for Class 2 and Class 1 Marine Engineer Officers. Territory: WO

Territory: WO

Paperback • 210 x 140mm • 416pp

Paperback • 234 x 156mm • 544pp

ISBN: 9780713667349 • Price: £32.99

ISBN: 9781408160749 • Price: £35.00

Reeds Vol 5: Ship Construction for Marine Students

Reeds Vol 6: Basic Electrotechnology for Marine Engineers

E.A. Stokoe

Christopher Lavers, Edmund G.R. Kraal & Stanley Buyers

Covers the majority of the descriptive work in the Syllabus for Naval Architecture in Part B of the department of Transport exams for Class 1 and Class 2 Engineers.


Fully revised and updated edition of this classic textbook covering the principal topics in electrotechnology for marine engineers.

Territory: WO

Territory: WO

Paperback • 210 x 140mm • 208pp

Paperback • 234 x 156mm • 512pp

ISBN: 9780713671780 • Price: £32.99

ISBN: 9781408176061 • Price: £35.00

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Reeds Vol 7: Advanced Electrotechnology for Marine Engineers

Reeds Vol 8: General Engineering Knowledge for Marine Engineers

Reeds Vol 9: Steam Engineering Knowledge for Marine Engineers

Dr. Christopher Lavers & Edmund G.R. Kraal

Paul Russell, Leslie Jackson & Thomas D. Morton

Thomas D. Morton

Publishing March 2014 Essential text for all marine engineers and ETO officers, covering advanced electrotechnology theory. Territory: World All Languages Paperback • 544pp • 234 x 156mm ISBN: 9781408176030 • Price: £35.00

Developed to complement Reeds Vol 12 this book is the core guide focusing on the knowledge needed for passing the engineering certificate of Competency (CoC) examinations.

This book is a companion to Volume 8 and is based on the DoT syllabus of Engineering Knowledge for the Class 2 and Class 1 Engineers Steam Certificates and Steam Endorsements. Territory: WO

Territory: WO

Paperback • 210 x 140mm • 304pp

Paperback • 234 x 156mm • 544pp

ISBN: 9780713667363 • Price: £32.99

ISBN: 9781408175965 • Price: £35.00

Reeds Vol 12: Motor Engineering Knowledge for Marine Engineers

Reeds Vol 10: Instrumentation and Control Systems Gordon Boyd & Leslie Jackson Key text covering the application and operation of instrumentation and control systems in marine engineering. Territory: WO Paperback • 234 x 156mm • 432pp ISBN: 9781408175590 • Price: £35.00

Paul Russell, Thomas Morton & Leslie Jackson

Reeds Vol 11: Engineering Drawing for Marine Engineers H.G. Beck Assists students studying for the Department of Trade Engineering Drawing examination for a First and Second Class Certificate of Competency.

An authoritative guide to modern equipment found in merchant ships focusing on 'motor' propulsion for marine engineers. Territory: WO

Territory: WO

Paperback • 234 x 153mm • 368pp

Paperback • 210 x 297mm • 176pp

ISBN: 9781408175996 • Price: £35.00

ISBN: 9780713678574 • Price: £45.00

Reeds Vol 13: Ship Stability, Powering and Resistance

Reeds Vol 14: Stealth Warship Technology

Jonathan Ridley & Christopher Patterson

Christopher Lavers

Publishing February 2014 An introduction to the concepts of ship stability, resistance and powering relevant to marine professionals, including naval architects and merchant navy deck and engineering officers. Examines flotation and buoyancy, stability and slip resistance relating directly to the working practices on board ships.

Reveals the 'secret' area of stealth warship design and the broader aspects of stealth technology. Territory: WO • Rights sold: Chinese simplified Paperback • 234 x 156mm • 176pp ISBN: 9781408175255 • Price: £35.00

Reeds Vol 15: Electronics, Navigational Aids and Radio Theory for Electrotechnical Officers Steve Richards This book is the essential text for students undertaking an ETO course leading to examinations in electronic principles, navigational aids and radio maintenance. Territory: WO Paperback • 234 x 156mm • 432pp ISBN: 9781408176092 • Price: £35.00

Territory: WO Paperback • 784pp • 234 x 153mm ISBN: 9781408176122 • Price: £50.00

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