Specialist Sailing Books
39270 - the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12
The 11th edition of this legendary round the world race was arguably the most visually dazzling yacht race ever.
Eileen Ramsay - the Queen of Yachting Photography
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.
A special numbered limited edition, signed by the authors telling the 40 year history of The Whitbread Round the World Race - now the Volvo Ocean Race.
The Fabulous 40s
This beautifully designed book captures the very essence of the Farr 40 one-design class competing in many of the best locations around the world, from 1998 in Miami right up to 2011 in Sydney.
Germán Frers - A Passion For Design
Germán Frers is one of the top names within an elite group of international yacht designers. This lavish 207 page coffee table book charts the story of the Frers Argentine design dynasty, and was written unashamedly to fuel one's desire to own a beautiful boat.
Blue Water Sailing Manual
Winner of the prestigious Gold Medal in 2007 Independent Publisher Book Awards
Distil the lessons from 50 circumnavigations completed by Sir Chay Blyth's Global Challenge yachts; add the experiences of the two winning Whitbread round the world race campaigns of Cornelis van Rietschoten and his Flyer crews - and you have The Blue Water Sailing Manual.
Encyclopedia of Yacht Designers
This massive 528 page tome weighing 3.6kg, profiles the work and influence of 500 of the world's greatest yacht designers from the 1800s to the present day.
An Absorbing Interest
The America's Cup - A History 1851 - 2003
This beautifully designed book charts the history of sailing's most enigmatic and greatest prize. In two volumes it covers the drama, boat design, personalities and sheer fascination of the America's Cup, from 1851 in Cowes to 2003 in Aukland. It is illustrated with photographs, cartoons, paintings and figures and can rightly claim to be the definitive history.
New updated edition