Books

Contents

This page has listings for general sailing and cruising related books, including world and regional cruising guides, rather than cruising guides for one specific country. To find a list of books for cruising a particular country, go to the Publications section within that country (for example https://www.noonsite.com/place/panama/general-info/#publications-section).

Cruising and Lifestyle

Useful Resources

  • A Race Too Far

    Chris Eakin
    ISBN 978-0-09-193259-6
    Publisher: Ebury Press
    £16.99

    This is an excellent book that all cruising sailors should read as it says a lot about preparation, the challenges of... Read More

  • Atlas of Oceans

    By John Farndon
    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (March 2011)
    ISBN: 978 1 408 13111 4

    Atlas of Oceans is a vibrant journey through the Earth's oceans... Read More

  • Book Review – Sell Up and Cruise

    Sell Up and Cruise the Inland Waterways
    (How to get the most out of the inland cruising lifestyle)

    By Bill and Laurel Cooper

    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical
    Publication... Read More

  • Chasing Sunsets: Book Review

    Chasing Sunsets: a Practicing Devout Coward’s Circumnavigation with his wife and son.
    By Lawrence Pane
    ISBN: 978-0976569503
    Publication Date: March 2008
    Price: $24.95
    Publisher: Raymond Hill Publishing

    Around the World in... Read More

  • Cruising Life: The Best Stories from Caribbean Compass

    JUST LAUNCHED: a new collection of outstanding cruising tales from the Caribbean — from the dramatic true story of a woman falling overboard to hurricane... Read More

  • Just Sea & Sky – Book Review

    Just Sea & Sky
    England to New Zealand the Hard Way
    By Ben Pester
    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (September 2010)
    ISBN: 978 1 408 12855 8

    Imagine setting sail... Read More

  • Occupation: Circumnavigator; How to Finance a Lifestyle

    Occupation: Circumnavigator
    How to Finance a Lifestyle
    By Lars Hässler
    Published by the author

    Available on www.OccupationCircumnavigator.com

    $US24 plus $US10 postage and packing

    This is an extraordinary book by an extraordinary... Read More

  • Pacific Odyssey – A Review

    Pacific Odyssey
    By Gwenda Cornell
    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (July 2012)
    ISBN 9781408173855

    The South Pacific conjures dreams of romantic charm and escape from the pressures of modern... Read More

  • Review: Sailing Adventures in Paradise

    Sailing Adventures in Paradise, including 101 Dollar Saving Tips for Sailors, by Vincent Bossley
    E-book available to download at www.sailboat2adventure.com
    Available from Kindle bookstore,... Read More

  • Sailing Grace: Book Review

    Sailing GRACE, John Otterbacher

    Samadhi Press

    ISBN 978-0-9793486-0-0

    $19.98

    Softcover version (ISBN 9780979348617) costs $14.92.

    This is a remarkable book written by a remarkable person. Diagnosed with a life-threatening condition,... Read More

  • Sailing in Paradise – Yacht Charters Around the World

    By Rod Heikell
    Pub. By Adlard Coles Nautical (A & C Black Ltd, London) Oct. 2009
    ISBN 978 1 408 10951 9
    Tel: +44 (0)207 758 0284
    Email: [email protected]

    This... Read More

  • Sailing Through Life

    Sailing Through Life
    by Barb Radu Sprenger
    ISBN 13:978-1463656775

    When Barb lost her first husband suddenly in his 40’s, her life changed significantly. Not only did she have... Read More

  • Sell Up & Sail: Review

    Sell Up & Sail

    Bill and Laurel Cooper

    Adlard Coles Nautical

    5th edition 2005

    UK recommended price £19.99

    ISBN 0-7136-7403-2

    It is exactly twenty years since Bill and Laurel’s book was... Read More

  • The Atlantic Crossing Guide

    (RCC Pilotage Foundation)
    Published August 2010
    By Adlard Coles Nautical
    ISBN 978 1 408 11380 6

    The Atlantic Crossing Guide has become established as the standard reference for anyone... Read More

  • The Boy Behind the Gate

    The Boy Behind the Gate
    By Larry Jacobson
    Published by Buoy Press (release date Jan 2011)
    Available from http://larryjacobson.com and from Amazon
    ISBN 978-0-982-8787-9-8

    A must-read for anyone who wants... Read More

  • The Islands Time Forgot (Exploring the S. Pacific under sail)

    The Islands Time Forgot (Exploring the S. Pacific under sail)
    By Graham Morse
    Published by Author House Ltd UK
    www.authorhouse.co.uk
    ISBN 978-1-4520-0565-2

    Available from Amazon.com (current price $13.31)

    Fifty-five islands, nineteen... Read More

  • The Missing Centimetre: One Family’s Atlantic Sailing Adventure

    By Leon Schulz
    Published by Outworn Creed Ltd (1st Jan 2010)
    ISBN 13 978-0956276209
    Available from www.Amazon.com

    This is the inspiring story of an ordinary family, with ordinary sailing... Read More

Reports

  • Book Review: Sail Away – How to escape the rat race and live the dream

    Date Published - July 01, 2019

    If buying a boat and embarking on some long-distance voyaging is a dream for the future, then this book by Nicola Rodriguez could just be... Read More

  • Where the Magic Happens

    Date Published - June 10, 2018

    This is one family's story; a story of a fabulous sailing adventure and an inspirational tale for all those wishing they could do the same;... Read More

  • Southeast Asia Pilot (5th Edition) – A Noonsite Review

    Date Published - November 29, 2016

    November 2016: This 5th edition of the Southeast Asia Pilot book has been extensively updated and the area covered in the guide substantially expanded.... Read More

  • Pleasant Suriname (a Cruising Guide to Dutch Guyana): Published December 2012

    Date Published - January 06, 2015

    By John Hoedemakers and Jolanda Geerdink

    Published by "Sail Adventures" (1st Edn Dec. 2012)

    ISBN 978-90-811890-5-7

    This essential guide to Suriname can be purchased and downloaded from www.sailadventures.nl.

    It... Read More

  • Around the next Bend – a 7 month journey along the many rivers of Guyana and Venezuela

    Date Published - September 29, 2010

    September 2010: This book is about Bernie and Yvonne Katchor's 7 months journey along the many rivers of Guyana and Venezuela exploring as far... Read More

Books

  • 101 Dollar Saving Tips for Sailors

    This is an e-book; a narrative of his 4-year voyage sailing from the United Kingdom to New Zealand, interspersed with his money-saving tips.

    (plus Sailing Adventures... Read More

  • A Family Outing in the Atlantic

    The story of an epic, seven-year-long cruise made by a young family aboard their sailing yacht.

    When artist Jill Dickin set off to cross the Atlantic... Read More

  • A Race Too Far

    This is the story of the first round the world race in 1968.

    by Chris Eakin, See review at

    https://www.noonsite.com/a-race-too-far/A Race Too Far... Read More

  • A Thousand Miles From Anywhere

    The Claytons cross the Atlantic and sail the Caribbean on the third leg of their voyage.

    By Sandra Clayton,
    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (January 2013),
    See more... Read More

  • African Ocean Blues

    A thumping read about a rarely explored coastline that grabs you from the first page. The potpourri of different peoples, smells, tastes and experiences that... Read More

  • All I wish I knew before setting sail

    A beginners' guide for short and long-distance cruising in the digital age. The author shares his experience of crossing the Pacific Ocean in an inexpensive, good... Read More

  • All The Colours of Polynesia

    Join the author on a three year voyage through the islands of French Polynesia, discovering some of the most interesting places, people and wildlife of the... Read More

  • As Long as It’s Fun: The Epic Voyages and Extraordinary Times of Lin and Larry Pardey

    Few sailors in North America are as well known as Lin and Larry Pardey. Their cruising adventures have filled books and magazines, lecture halls, and... Read More

  • Atlas of Oceans

    A fascinating hidden world. This book is a vibrant journey through the Earth's oceans and a timely, important treatise on what must be done to... Read More

  • Chasing Sunsets

    The story of a family's 6-year circumnavigation. Of interest to other families, is the section on their return to 'normal' life as well as some... Read More

  • Child of The Sea

    A Child of the Sea is the true story of Jimmy Cornell's daughter sailing around the world on the family's small yacht from the age... Read More

  • Cruisers’ AA

    Contains over 1,800 tips, tricks, advice, and ideas on cruising – interspersed with color pictures and shorts stories. Available in paperback or as an ebook.... Read More

  • Cruising In Seraffyn: Tribute Edition: As Long as it’s Fun

    Lin and Larry Pardey are among America's (and the world's) most knowledgeable and recognized cruising sailors. They are known as "America's first couple of cruising."... Read More

  • Dag Pike’s Cruising Under Sail

    Cruising in a sailboat is so much more than a voyage from A to B. It’s about visiting new and exciting places, and gaining pleasure... Read More

  • Good Boat Stories

    Bob Silverman has owned six different ocean-going sailboats. He has sailed from the U.S. to the Caribbean, the Azores, the UK, the Mediterranean, and Brazil,... Read More

  • Hostage – A Year at Gunpoint with Somali Gangsters

    The dramatic account of a British couple's kidnap by Somali pirates and their subsequent spell in captivity.

    By Paul & Rachel Chandler, See review by Jimmy... Read More

  • Hunting the Hunters

    A riveting account from an ex-Dutch detective who gave up his job to join the fight against the Japanese whaling fleet.

    By: Laurens de Groot,
    Published by... Read More

  • Jimmy Cornell 200,000 Miles – A Life of Adventure

    In the last 4 decades, Jimmy Cornell has sailed over 200,000 miles in all oceans of the world, including three circumnavigations and voyages to Antarctica... Read More

  • Just Sea & Sky

    By Ben Pester, Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (September 2010), See review at

    https://www.noonsite.com/?p=79763&preview=true... Read More

  • Mike Peytons Biography

    Mike Peyton is the world's most famous nautical cartoonist.

    by Dick Durham, See the review at

    https://www.noonsite.com/report/mike-peytons-biography/... Read More

  • Nigel Calder’s Cruising Handbook: A Compendium for Coastal and Offshore Sailors

    The most comprehensive and helpful guide ever written for selecting and equipping a cruising sailboat.

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0071350993?ie=UTF8&tag=noonsite-20&camp=1789&linkCode=xm2&creativeASIN=0071350993... Read More

  • Occupation Circumnavigator

    This is an extraordinary book by an extraordinary person. Lars Hässler is a Swedish lawyer who gave up a well-paid job, turned his back on... Read More

  • Ocean Nomad

    The Complete Atlantic Sailing Crew Guide: How to Catch a Ride & Contribute to a healthier ocean. Noonsite users, use the coupon code NOONSITE to... Read More

  • Ocean Sailing

    A practical guide to long-distance ocean sailing covering the most important issues facing the aspiring ocean cruiser illustrated by passages from “those who have done... Read More

  • Pacific Odyssey

    An interesting view of real-life on various remote Pacific Islands.

    By Gwenda Cornell Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (July 2012), ISBN 9781408173855, See review at

    https://www.noonsite.com/pacific-odyssey-a-review/... Read More

  • Sailing Grace

    The story of one man's determination to beat the odds having been diagnosed with a life-threatening condition.

    By John Otterbacher, Published by Samadhi Press, See details... Read More

  • Sailing in Paradise

    This practical little book provides all the details required if planning a charter holiday anywhere in the world.

    By Rod Heikell, See review at

    https://www.noonsite.com/sailing-in-paradise-yacht-charters-around-the-world/... Read More

  • Sailing Through Life

    From Finland to the Mediterranean - the unshakeable bond between human spirits.

    By Barb Radu Sprenger, See review at

    https://www.noonsite.com/sailing-through-life/... Read More

  • Self-Sufficient Sailor

    Self Sufficient Sailor 3rd edition

    This fully revised and expanded version published November 2019 by authors Lin and Larry Pardey was updated by Lin following 2... Read More

  • Sell Up & Sail

    The authors have covered a lot of miles in their life and their personal experience forms the core of their book.

    By Bill and Laurel Cooper,... Read More

  • Sell Up and Cruise the Inland Waterways

    Bill and Laurel Cooper are the experts on living afloat. They offer much advice on how to get the most out of the inland cruising... Read More

  • Solitaire Spirit

    The remarkable story of a novice sailor who built himself a boat and went on complete 3 solo circumnavigations. Finally sailing back into Lymington, U.K.... Read More

  • The Atlantic Crossing Guide

    Essential reading for anyone contemplating crossing the Atlantic.

    RCC Pilotage Foundation, Published August 2010, See full details at

    https://www.noonsite.com/the-atlantic-crossing-guide/... Read More

  • The Boy Behind the Gate

    The story of how a dream of a circumnavigation become a 6-year odyssey of adventure.

    By Larry Jacobson, See review at

    https://www.noonsite.com/?p=79849&preview=true... Read More

  • The Care and Feeding of Sailing Crew, 4th Edition

    The Care and Feeding of Sailing Crew
    By Lin and Larry Pardey

    Despite the title, this is hardly a cookbook; rather it s a primer on successful... Read More

  • The Islands Time Forgot

    Exploring the South Pacific under sail. Fifty-five islands, nineteen countries, seventeen thousand miles, and one amazing adventure.

    By Graham Morse, See review at

    https://www.noonsite.com/?p=79854&preview=true... Read More

  • The Missing Centimetre

    The story of an ordinary family taking one year out of their life to sail the Atlantic circuit.

    By Leon Schulz, See review at

    https://www.noonsite.com/?p=79860&preview=true... Read More

  • The Ultimate Survival Manual

    Your Go-To Guide For Surviving Anything!

    By Rich Johnson,
    Published by Bloomsbury Publishing (March 2013),
    See more details at

    https://www.noonsite.com/report/the-ultimate-survival-manual/... Read More

  • Virgin Islands: Cruising Guide – 19th Edition 2020

    This 19th edition of The Cruising Guide to the Virgin Islands is a post-hurricane edition following the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma in September 2017.... Read More

  • Where the Magic Happens

    One night when their children were still in diapers, Caspar and Nichola Craven hatched a plan to sail around the world as a family. Most... Read More

World Cruising Guides

Reports

  • South Pacific Cruising Notes: April to November 2013

    Date Published - October 21, 2014

    The Bright family on their cutter-rigged sloop Yindee Plus have been cruising the world since 2009. They left Panama in the middle of April 2013... Read More

Books

  • Ocean Passages & Landfalls

    Cruising Routes of the world with passage planning information and information on key harbors.

    By Rod Heikell and Andy O'Grady, ISBN: 9781846231551... Read More

  • World Cruising Routes

    Described as the bible of cruising sailors, World Cruising Routes is the definitive reference book for long-distance navigators. This totally revised and updated edition has... Read More

  • World Voyage Planner

    Yet another essential book for anyone planning a world cruise.

    By Jimmy Cornell, Published by Adlard Coles (Sept 2012), See review at

    https://www.noonsite.com/world-voyage-planner/... Read More

Regional Cruising Guides

Useful Resources

  • BVI Cruising Guide

    A guide to the islands harbors and day anchorages along with tips for each that are the result of over a decade of chartering in... Read More

Reports

  • North Biscay Cruising Guide

    Date Published - January 19, 2019

    This beautifully produced cruising guide could well be described as the flagship of the Royal Cruising Club’s Pilotage Foundation. The original source of this guide... Read More

  • Southeast Asia Pilot (5th Edition) – A Noonsite Review

    Date Published - November 29, 2016

    November 2016: This 5th edition of the Southeast Asia Pilot book has been extensively updated and the area covered in the guide substantially expanded.... Read More

  • Greek Waters Pilot

    Date Published - June 25, 2015

    The complete yachtsman’s guide to the coasts and Islands of Greece, from the Ionian Islands to the Aegean, Rhodes and Crete.... Read More

  • Canada: Updated Cruising Guides

    Date Published - April 19, 2015

    The authors of the Salish Sea Pilot Guides have just released their completely updated 2015 Gulf Islands, San Juan Islands and Desolation Sound cruising guides.... Read More

  • Pleasant Suriname (a Cruising Guide to Dutch Guyana): Published December 2012

    Date Published - January 06, 2015

    By John Hoedemakers and Jolanda Geerdink

    Published by "Sail Adventures" (1st Edn Dec. 2012)

    ISBN 978-90-811890-5-7

    This essential guide to Suriname can be purchased and downloaded from www.sailadventures.nl.

    It... Read More

  • South Pacific Cruising Notes: April to November 2013

    Date Published - October 21, 2014

    The Bright family on their cutter-rigged sloop Yindee Plus have been cruising the world since 2009. They left Panama in the middle of April 2013... Read More

News

  • Atlantic Spain and Portugal: The Indispensable Cruising Guide for this Varied Coastline

    Date Published - July 29, 2019

    The Imray Cruising Guide for Atlantic Spain and Portugal has now been updated for the 8th time by the Royal Cruising Club Pilotage Foundation. Bob... Read More

Books

  • 100 magic miles of the Great Barrier Reef: The Whitsunday Islands

    100 Magic Miles is the authoritative guide to the Whitsunday Islands, known locally as "the bible" because it contains exhaustive information about all aspects of... Read More

  • 2011/2012 Cruising Guide to the Virgin Islands

    These guides have been indispensable companions for sailors and visitors to the British and US Virgin Islands since 1982. Completely revised and updated edition with full-color... Read More

  • 2013-2014 Sailors Guide to the Windward Islands: Martinique to Grenada

    This guide features detailed sketch charts based on the author's own surveys and aerial photos of most anchorages with clear and concise navigational information. Covers... Read More

  • 777 Harbours and Anchorages – Croatia, Slovenia, Montenegro and Albania

    777 contains detailed, up-to-date information on more than 1000 ports and anchorages, as well as the technical details which are of most interest to pleasure... Read More

  • A Cruising Guide to French Guiana, Suriname and Guyana

    A useful free guide (2017) to this little-visited part of South America which lies outside the hurricane zone. Giving cruisers an opportunity to experience pristine... Read More

  • A Cruising Guide to Jamaica 2.0 – December 2015

    Published first in July 2010 and updated December 2015, this is the first comprehensive cruising guide available for Jamaica since 1996. Includes all of John... Read More

  • A Cruising Guide to Puerto Rico 2.0

    Author: Frank Virgintino
    Free Cruising Guide Revised January 2016
    Available at Amazon Kindle and ePub bookstores. Download as free PDF at www.freecruisingguides.com... Read More

  • A Cruising Guide to the ABC Islands (January 2015)

    The 2nd edition of the Free Cruising Guide produced by Frank Virgintino.
    Now available in Spanish.

    www.FreeCruisingGuides.com (free download)... Read More

  • Arctic: Arctic and Northern Waters

    "In those Northwest voyages where navigation must be executed in most Exquisite Sort" (John Davis 1594)"

    The latest edition of this essential guide for anyone contemplating... Read More

  • Atlantic Crossing Guide

    A useful book to read if you have not cruised the Atlantic before. Introduces all the basic problems, as well as giving outline port information.

    By... Read More

  • Cruising Guide To Southeast Asia Volume I: South China Sea, Philippines, Gulf Of Thailand To Singapore

    This guide is now succeeded by the first edition of South China Sea (2019). Go here for details.

    Cruising guide covering South China Sea, detailing Hong Kong... Read More

  • Indian Ocean Cruising Guide

    Good passage planning book with good local detail too. First produced 1996, now in its 2nd edition. Available through all major nautical publishers.

    by Rod Heikell,... Read More

  • Indian Ocean: Cruising Guide to South East Asia

    Includes Indonesia, East Timor, Singapore, West Thailand, Papua New Guinea.

    By Stephen Davies and Elaine Morgan, ISBN: 9781846230424... Read More

  • Mediterranean Almanac 2017/18

    Imray & Adlard Coles Pilot Books can be purchased with an exclusive Noonsite discount of up to 15% by visiting our Imray store if shopping... Read More

  • NE States & Canada: Down East Circle Route

    Covers the Hudson River, Erie Canal, E Lake Ontario, St. Lawrence River, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Bras d'Or Lakes.

    By Capt. Cheryl Barr
    Publisher: Yacht Pilot Publishing... Read More

  • Pacific Ocean: Landfalls of Paradise

    Good general passage planning book for the Pacific, with details on ports of entry and much more.

    By Earl Hinz, ISBN: 9780824830377... Read More

  • Pacific Ocean: South Pacific Anchorages

    Clear but less detailed maps of passes and anchorages.

    By Warwick Clay, ISBN: 0852884826... Read More

  • RYA Book of Caribbean Cruising

    Full of top tips for your boat and equipment preparations for Caribbean cruising.

    By Jane Gibb, ISBN: 9780713654318

    https://www.rya.org.uk/shop/... Read More

  • South Atlantic Circuit

    A comprehensive reference to Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina, and the South Atlantic Islands, South Africa and Namibia.

    By Tom Morgan, ISBN: 9789541900338... Read More

  • South Atlantic Circuit – Havens & Anchorages

    A companion guide to the South Atlantic Circuit, covering the smaller and less-known destinations.

    By Tom Morgan/RCC Pilotage Foundation, ISBN: 954190041

    https://rccpf.org.uk/... Read More

  • South China Sea

    This beautifully illustrated cruising guide published late 2019 covers Singapore to Hong Kong via the Gulf of Thailand, Malaysia, Brunei and the Philippines with expanded... Read More

  • The Adlard Coles Book of Mediterranean Cruising

    This is the perfect guide for anyone cruising in the Mediterranean by Rod Heikell, the acknowledged expert on Mediterranean sailing. Now on its 4th edition... Read More

  • The Cruising Almanac

    DISCOUNTS available through Imray and Bluewater Books (see details and links above)

    Cruising Association
    The Cruising Almanac is an annual publication first published over 100 years ago... Read More

Technical and Navigation

Useful Resources

  • Adlard Coles’ Heavy Weather Sailing: Book Review

    Adlard Coles’ Heavy Weather Sailing
    Edited by Peter Bruce, 6th Edition
    Adlard Coles Nautical - £35
    ISBN: 978-0-7136-8243-4
    Hardback 304 pages

    At sea, the weather can change drastically for the... Read More

  • Aero-hydrodynamics and the Performance of Sailing Yachts

    The science behind sailing yachts and their design

    Drawing on state-of-the-art performance testing techniques in wind tunnels and towing tanks, this ground-breaking book provides invaluable new... Read More

  • Boatowners Mechanical and Electrical Manual

    Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual

    Nigel Calder

    Adlard Coles Nautical

    3rd edition 2005

    UK recommended price £45

    ISBN 0 7136 7226 9

    Nigel Calder has attempted to deal in one single... Read More

  • Coastal Turmoil Book Review

    Coastal Turmoil (Winds, Waves and Tidal Races)
    By Ken Endean
    Pub.By Adlard Coles
    Publication date: 24th August 2010
    ISBN 9781408127025

    Most boating is done in coastal waters, where sea conditions... Read More

  • Essential Knots

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

    Published by: Adlard Coles Nautical 9Jan 2011)
    ISBN: 978 1 408 13276 0

    A practical and stylish... Read More

  • The Icom M802 Radio Manual For “Idi-Yachts”

    The Icom M802 Radio Manual For "Idi-Yachts."
    A guide for installing and using the Icom M802 SSB/HAM DSC radio.
    By Florida Keys local author, Captain Marti Brown.
    Cruising... Read More

  • The Practical Skywatcher’s Handbook

    By David H. Levy & Dr. John O’Byrne
    Published by Adlard Cole Nautical (Jan 2012)
    ISBN 9781408157466

    This complete, comprehensive guide to the night sky should be an... Read More

  • The Scuba Diving Handbook: Book Review

    The Scuba Diving Handbook
    By John Bantin
    Adlard Coles Nautical - £9.99
    ISBN: 987-0-7136-8362-2
    Paperback, 192 pages

    The Scuba Diving Handbook covers diving from the very beginning of diving through... Read More

  • The Splicing Handbook

    The Splicing Handbook
    Techniques for traditional modern ropes and wires
    Published by Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
    3rd Edition July 2011
    ISBN: 978 1 4081 4197 7

    The only handbook devoted to... Read More

  • Wilderness Veterinary Companion for Cruisers

    Wilderness Veterinary Companion for Cruisers
    By David LaVigne
    www.captdrdave.com or www.lulu.com/captdrdave
    ISBN 1-4116-6975-4
    $39

    This is a most useful addition to the cruising library as the number of cruising pets... Read More

Reports

  • Ocean Sailing Book Review

    Date Published - October 10, 2019

    Launched at the 2019 Southampton Boat Show by Bloomsbury, the Royal Cruising Club Pilotage Foundation's new book is a practical guide to long-distance ocean sailing.... Read More

  • Marine VHF Radio Handbook

    Date Published - December 09, 2014

    This book does not just covering VHF but also other forms of marine communications.... Read More

  • Replacing Your Boat’s Electrical System

    Date Published - February 05, 2013

    By Mike Westin

    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (February 2013)

    ISBN 9781408132937

    A boat’s electrical system can be temperamental – whether it’s prone to frequent oxidization, is reaching... Read More

Books

  • Adlard Coles Heavy Weather Sailing

    The latest edition of this classic book.

    Edited by Peter Bruce, 6th Edition (2008), Published by Adlard Coles Nautical, See review at

    https://www.noonsite.com/?p=79947&preview=true... Read More

  • Aero-hydrodynamics and the Performance of Sailing Yachts

    The science behind sailing yachts and their design.

    Published: 18th December 2009, See the review at

    https://www.noonsite.com/?p=79952&preview=true... Read More

  • Atlantic Pilot Atlas

    A book anyone planning an Atlantic crossing, cruising the Caribbean or the Mediterranean should not be without.

    By James Clarke, Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (5th... Read More

  • Be Your Own Boat Surveyor

    This book is of great use to both new and existing boat owners with an easy to follow guide on examining all important aspects of... Read More

  • Boatowners Mechanical and Electrical Manual

    This book covers all aspects of installation, maintenance, and repair of the various systems that operate on a modern cruising yacht.

    By Nigel Calder, More details... Read More

  • Coastal Turmoil

    This book helps unravels the complexities of local winds, inshore currents and wave action and should enable careful skippers to avoid the trouble spots, reduce... Read More

  • Cornells Ocean Atlas

    A 'must-have' book for anyone contemplating a long open water voyage. A beautifully presented atlas containing all you need to plan the best route and... Read More

  • Doctor On Board

    A Practical Guide to Medical Emergencies at Sea. Written specifically for the layman, this book shows the medical novice exactly how to tackle a wide... Read More

  • Encyclopedia of Weather and Climate Change

    A comprehensive examination of the world's weather, including an examination of climate change.

    A Complete Visual Guide, Pub. Jan 2011, See full details at

    https://www.noonsite.com/?p=79983&preview=true... Read More

  • Essential Knots

    A clear, step-by-step guide on how to tie many types of knots.

    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical, ISBN 978 1 408 13276 0, See more details... Read More

  • First Aid at Sea

    This is a sturdy, color-coded, easy to use guide to emergency first aid which might be required at sea.

    By Colin Berry & Douglas Justins Published... Read More

  • How Boat Things Work: An Illustrated Guide

    This book reduces a boat to its most rudimentary parts in simple drawings and clear explanations. Available on Amazon and most yachting book sellers.... Read More

  • How To Anchor Safely – So You Sleep Well!

    A useful and well-written ebook on anchoring techniques and related subjects.

    By Malcolm Snook, See review at

    https://www.noonsite.com/how-to-anchor-safely-so-you-sleep-well/... Read More

  • How to Cope with Storms

    This book is packed with practical advice and clear diagrams on how to cope, survival tactics and also how to avoid storms.

    by Dietrich von Haeften,... Read More

  • Marine VHF Radio Handbook

    A useful book covering all aspects of marine communication.

    By Laszlo Mercz,
    Published by Mercator Publishing (2010),
    See review at

    https://www.noonsite.com/report/marine-vhf-radio-handbook/... Read More

  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

    Sailing Directions Enroute include detailed coastal and port approach information, supplementing the largest scale chart of the area. Each publication is subdivided into geographic regions,... Read More

  • Ocean Sailing

    A practical guide to long-distance ocean sailing covering the most important issues facing the aspiring ocean cruiser illustrated by passages from “those who have done... Read More

  • Practical Navigation for the Modern Boat Owner

    This book gives the reader a detailed overview of all the systems currently in use, from GPS to AIS, and describes how each system works,... Read More

  • Reeds Nautical Almanac

    Published each year in September, this useful almanac covers the U.K, Ireland and the whole of the coast from the Kiel Canal in Germany to... Read More

  • Reeds Skippers Handbook

    This concise little book (just 4in X 6in) is one of those handy aids to keep in the chart table. It is clearly laid out... Read More

  • Reeds Weather Handbook

    See link for details and review.

    Published December 2013.

    https://www.noonsite.com/report/reeds-weather-handbook-by-frank-singleton/... Read More

  • Replacing Your Boat’s Engine

    This useful guide includes a detailed discussion on whether to rebuild or replace an engine, a step by step guide (including estimated time for each... Read More

  • Replacing Your Boat’s Electrical System

    Being suitable for both motorboats and yachts, this highly practical manual is an invaluable guide to getting glitches fixed and upgrades completed quickly, easily and... Read More

  • Sail Trim – Theory and Prectice

    Sail trim is the art of setting sails in response to the varying conditions. This book demonstrates the skill of good sail trim with the... Read More

  • Sailing Strategy (Wind and Current)

    Previously long out of print, it is considered the best book ever written on the subject, and presents in detail techniques which are still completely... Read More

  • Stress-Free Mooring: For Sail and Power

    Stress-Free Mooring is a quick-access, extremely visual on-board practical guide to how to approach mooring and berthing situations in a yacht or motorboat - with step-by-step photographic... Read More

  • Stress-free Motorboating

    Profusely illustrated with color step-by-step photographs (and links to videos), Stress-Free Motorboating tackles and teaches the most common boating situations, including getting out of (and then back... Read More

  • Stress-free Navigation: Electronic and Traditional

    The book covers the basic introductory elements clearly and simply for novices, and progresses through more advanced techniques for experienced navigators, so that there is... Read More

  • Stress-free Sailing

    This book is particularly useful to anyone sailing solo or shorthanded--including couples with young children who need to be supervised by one parent whilst the... Read More

  • The Capable Cruiser

    The Capable Cruiser by Lyn and Larry Pardey, was expanded and revised in 2010.

    Carrying on from their book The Self-Sufficient Sailor, this book gives more emphasis... Read More

  • The Complete Anchoring Handbook

    This well-written and excellently illustrated book cover all aspects of anchors and anchoring, including windlasses.

    By Alain Poiraud, Achim and Erika Ginsberg-Klemmt, Published by International Marine... Read More

  • The Crash Test Boat

    How Yachting Monthly magazine took a 40ft boat through 8 disaster scenarios.

    Edited by Paul Gelder, Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (January 2013), See the report... Read More

  • The Icom M802 Radio Manual For Idi-Yachts

    A guide for installing and using the Icom M802 SSB/HAM DSC radio.

    by Captain Marti Brown, See details at

    https://www.noonsite.com/the-icom-m802-radio-manual-for-idi-yachts/... Read More

  • The International Certificate of Competence

    This concise little book covers all that is required for both the theory and the practical tests for an ICC for Europe. It includes a... Read More

  • The Practical Skywatcher’s Handbook

    This substantial soft-backed book will be an invaluable help to all sailors wishing to be able to find their way around the night sky as... Read More

  • The Scuba Diving Handbook

    This book covers diving from the very beginning of diving through to the latest techniques of scuba diving.

    By John Bantin, Published by Adlard Coles Nautical,... Read More

  • The Splicing Handbook

    The only handbook devoted to splicing today's ropes, this bestselling reference covers every kind of splicing project a boater will ever need.

    See more details at

    https://www.noonsite.com/the-splicing-handbook/... Read More

  • Wilderness Veterinary Companion for Cruisers

    This is a comprehensive manual that offers valuable help to pet owners whatever their mode of travel.

    By David LaVigne, See review at

    https://www.noonsite.com/?p=80121&preview=true... Read More

Field Guides

Books

  • A Birder’s Guide to the Bahama Islands (including Turks & Caicos Islands)

    An excellent reference book for exploring the hinterland of all the islands in the chain. Intended more for birding and nature, it gives vehicle and... Read More

Cooking on Board

Useful Resources

  • Christmas additions to your boat library

    Canvas for Cruisers

    For cruisers on a budget, the biggest saver can be if you learn to produce all your own canvas for on board. Once... Read More

Books

  • The Care and Feeding of Sailing Crew, 4th Edition

    The Care and Feeding of Sailing Crew
    By Lin and Larry Pardey

    Despite the title, this is hardly a cookbook; rather it s a primer on successful... Read More

Other Titles

Useful Resources

  • Sea Fishing

    By Jim Whippy
    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (July 2010)
    ISBN: 978 1 408 12943 2

    Expert tips and techniques for yachtsmen, motorboaters and sea anglers.

    There's nothing better... Read More

Reports

  • Over the Edge of the World- Magellan’s Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe

    Date Published - September 01, 2019

    Five hundred years ago Ferdinand Magellan set sail with a fleet of five ships on what became the first circumnavigation of the world. Meticulously... Read More

News

  • 20 September 2019: 500th Anniversary of the First Circumnavigation

    Date Published - September 20, 2019

    On the 20th September 1519 Ferdinand Magellan set sail from the Spanish port of Sanlúcar de Barrameda with a fleet of 5 ships, the Armada... Read More

Books

  • Dangerous Marine Animals: That Bite, Sting, Shock, or Are Non-Edible

    Helpful information about less savory sea life you might encounter, recommended by cruisers.

    By Bruce W. Halstead

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0870334743/... Read More

  • French for Cruisers

    The success of her “Spanish for Cruisers” has prompted Kathy Parsons to produce an even more comprehensive French phrasebook for cruising sailors.

    By Kathy Parsons, Published... Read More

  • Guide to Marine Mammals of the World

    From understanding the differences between oceanic dolphins and whales to cataloging identifications, this will probably be one of the most frequently used guides on board.... Read More

  • Ocean Drifters – A secret world beneath the waves

    Dr. Richard Kirby, plankton scientist and an Associate Fellow of the Marine Biological Association perhaps better known to many blue water sailors as the organizer... Read More

  • Reef Fish Identification – Tropical Pacific

    For understanding what you see when you go snorkeling or scuba diving, regional books are far more useful than generic "reef life" guides. The same... Read More

  • Sea Fishing

    There's nothing better than freshly caught fish for supper - and with this book to hand, you won't even have to pay for it!

    By Jim... Read More

  • Seabirds of the World

    A great reference illustrating photographically more than 321 species of seabirds in the world, that will help you ID many of your sightings.

    By Peter Harrison

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0691015511?ie=UTF8&tag=noonsite-20&camp=1789&linkCode=xm2&creativeASIN=0691015511... Read More

  • Seashells of the World (Golden Guide)

    Collecting shells while beachcombing is one of the simple pleasures of the cruising life. This book will help you understand the life cycle of shells... Read More

  • Spanish for Cruisers

    The new edition of this extremely useful guide has a host of new features that will make life even easier for sailors visiting Spanish speaking... Read More

  • The Illustrated Boat Dictionary in 9 Languages

    An invaluable book for anyone sailing outside their native country.

    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (January 2014),
    See more details at

    https://www.noonsite.com/?post_type=wcc_reports&p=80167&preview=true... Read More

Nautical Publishers

Businesses

  • Kelvin Hughes Ltd

    Address: Kilgraston House, Southampton Street, Southampton, UK, SO15 2ED

    On line store.... Read More

  • Superyacht Publications Ltd

    Address: 8 Peakfield, Waterlooville, Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK, P07 6YP

    "Inside guide" to recommended services researched from the industry's top professional captains to help planning and preparation for successful cruising in the Caribbean, the Mediterranean,... Read More

  • The Royal Cruising Club Pilotage Foundation

    A voluntary organization run by yachtsmen to provide planning and cruise planning information. Have a number of free cruising guides for download as well as... Read More

Useful Resources

  • Adlard Coles Nautical

    Bloomsbury Publishing, 38 Soho Square, London W1D 3HB

    https://www.bloomsbury.com... Read More

  • Cruising Guide Publications

    Comprehensive yachting and cruising guides to the Caribbean. Online store.

    http://www.cruisingguides.com/... Read More

  • Royal Cruising Club Pilotage Foundation (RCCPF)

    A charitable organization which does not distribute any profits as these are used to finance new books, new developments, to subsidize those pilots covering areas... Read More

Reports

  • The Royal Cruising Club Pilotage Foundation

    Date Published - April 18, 2015

    Information about this charitable organization which publishes many useful cruising guides.... Read More

  • South Pacific Cruising Notes: April to November 2013

    Date Published - October 21, 2014

    The Bright family on their cutter-rigged sloop Yindee Plus have been cruising the world since 2009. They left Panama in the middle of April 2013... Read More

General

Useful Resources

  • Books we Love

    Long term cruisers Andy Schell and Mia Karlsson have published a very useful pictorial list of all their books on board.

    https://www.59-north.com/books... Read More

DVDs

Useful Resources

  • Cruising DVDs for California & Sea Of Cortez

    My wife Jill and I have recently released two new cruising DVDs that may be of interest to any cruisers planning a trip in the... Read More

  • Reach for the Sea

    An introduction to offshore cruising.

    DVD by Kay and Lane Finley, Produced by Clean Wake Productions Ltd, See details and review at

    https://www.noonsite.com/?p=80193&preview=true... Read More

  • Reach for the Sea (New Zealand)

    This DVD is a comprehensive overview of cruising the more remote parts of New Zealand.

    Created by Kay and Lane Finley, See the details at

    https://www.noonsite.com/report/new-dvd-reach-for-the-sea-new-zealand/... Read More

  • Video Review: Reach for the Sea

    Reach for the Sea

    DVD 87 minutes, Clean Wake Productions Ltd.

    www.cleanwakeproductions.com [BROKEN LINK]

    Kay and Lane Finley have cruised for many years in the South Pacific and... Read More

Almanac

Useful Resources

  • Reeds Nautical Almanac

    The Yachtsman's Bible

    Publication Date: September each year
    Price: £39.99(2012)
    ISBN: 9781408140543
    Published by: Adlard Coles Nautical

    Reeds Nautical Almanac is the indispensable annual compendium of navigational data for yachtsmen.

    Providing... Read More

  • Reeds Nautical Online

    A comprehensive online nautical almanac covering Atlantic Europe from the tip of Denmark to Gibraltar.

    http://www.reedsnauticalalmanac.co.uk/... Read More

Atlas

Useful Resources

  • Atlantic Pilot Atlas

    By: James Clarke
    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (5th Edn Feb.2011)
    ISBN 9781408122471

    The Atlantic Pilot Atlas provides a complete guide to the weather of the North and... Read More

Country Cruising Guide

Reports

  • The Royal Cruising Club Pilotage Foundation

    Date Published - April 18, 2015

    Information about this charitable organization which publishes many useful cruising guides.... Read More

Anchorage Guide

Useful Resources

  • Visit My Harbour Website

    A free website for UK sailors containing a wealth of information including useful pilotage notes and aerial photos for many ports around Britain.

    http://www.visitmyharbour.com... Read More

Books

  • 100 magic miles of the Great Barrier Reef: The Whitsunday Islands

    100 Magic Miles is the authoritative guide to the Whitsunday Islands, known locally as "the bible" because it contains exhaustive information about all aspects of... Read More

  • 777 Harbours and Anchorages – Croatia, Slovenia, Montenegro and Albania

    777 contains detailed, up-to-date information on more than 1000 ports and anchorages, as well as the technical details which are of most interest to pleasure... Read More

Pilot Book

Useful Resources

  • Visit My Harbour Website

    A free website for UK sailors containing a wealth of information including useful pilotage notes and aerial photos for many ports around Britain.

    http://www.visitmyharbour.com... Read More

Cruising Handbook

Books

  • Cruising In Seraffyn: Tribute Edition: As Long as it’s Fun

    Lin and Larry Pardey are among America's (and the world's) most knowledgeable and recognized cruising sailors. They are known as "America's first couple of cruising."... Read More

  • South Africa to the Caribbean

    The cruising route from South Africa to the Caribbean has become increasingly popular in recent years, due to concerns over security along the Red Sea route.

    Author... Read More

Passage Planning

Useful Resources

  • Atlantic Pilot Atlas

    By: James Clarke
    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (5th Edn Feb.2011)
    ISBN 9781408122471

    The Atlantic Pilot Atlas provides a complete guide to the weather of the North and... Read More

  • World Cruising Routes by Jimmy Cornell: Fully revised 7th edition to be published this month

    Some of the most important changes have been dictated by the effects of climate change on global weather and the availability of the data gathered... Read More

Books

  • South Africa to the Caribbean

    The cruising route from South Africa to the Caribbean has become increasingly popular in recent years, due to concerns over security along the Red Sea route.

    Author... Read More

  • Storm Tactics Handbook

    Storm Tactics Handbook: Modern Methods of Heaving-To for Survival in Extreme Conditions

    The fear of storms has kept many otherwise competent sailors from venturing into the... Read More

Inspirational / Cruising Life

Books

  • All The Colours of Polynesia

    Join the author on a three year voyage through the islands of French Polynesia, discovering some of the most interesting places, people and wildlife of the... Read More

  • Cruising In Seraffyn: Tribute Edition: As Long as it’s Fun

    Lin and Larry Pardey are among America's (and the world's) most knowledgeable and recognized cruising sailors. They are known as "America's first couple of cruising."... Read More

  • Self-Sufficient Sailor

    Self Sufficient Sailor 3rd edition

    This fully revised and expanded version published November 2019 by authors Lin and Larry Pardey was updated by Lin following 2... Read More

Circumnavigation

Books

  • Cruising In Seraffyn: Tribute Edition: As Long as it’s Fun

    Lin and Larry Pardey are among America's (and the world's) most knowledgeable and recognized cruising sailors. They are known as "America's first couple of cruising."... Read More

Classic Voyages / Cruising Historical

Reports

  • The Path Between The Seas – The Creation of the Panama Canal

    Date Published - December 09, 2019

    “The Path Between The Seas” tells the story of the creation of the Panama Canal. In the hands of the author, David McCulloch, what could... Read More

Family

Books

  • Kids in the Cockpit

    This book, written by Jill Schinas in 2005, is based on 14 years of research and personal experience of sailing with children. Immensely practical and... Read More

  • Voyaging with Kids

    An incredible resource for parents with kids on board and for all those families thinking about taking their children voyaging who want their questions answered.

    A... Read More

Technical

Useful Resources

  • Christmas additions to your boat library

    Canvas for Cruisers

    For cruisers on a budget, the biggest saver can be if you learn to produce all your own canvas for on board. Once... Read More

  • How To Anchor Safely – So You Sleep Well!

    By Malcolm Snook
    Available from Amazon Digital Services as an ebook at www.amazon.com
    Published October 2011
    ASIN: B005RHRA2W

    This contains the knowledge you need to safely anchor your yacht... Read More

  • The Complete Anchoring Handbook: Book Review

    The Complete Anchoring Handbook
    Alain Poiraud, Achim and Erika Ginsberg-Klemmt
    International Marine (McGraw-Hill)
    ISBN 987-0-07-147508-2
    US recommended retail price $11.95
    UK recommended retail price £11.99
    It is very rare that a... Read More

Weather

Useful Resources

  • Adlard Coles’ Heavy Weather Sailing: Book Review

    Adlard Coles’ Heavy Weather Sailing
    Edited by Peter Bruce, 6th Edition
    Adlard Coles Nautical - £35
    ISBN: 978-0-7136-8243-4
    Hardback 304 pages

    At sea, the weather can change drastically for the... Read More

  • Atlantic Pilot Atlas

    By: James Clarke
    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (5th Edn Feb.2011)
    ISBN 9781408122471

    The Atlantic Pilot Atlas provides a complete guide to the weather of the North and... Read More

  • Coastal Turmoil Book Review

    Coastal Turmoil (Winds, Waves and Tidal Races)
    By Ken Endean
    Pub.By Adlard Coles
    Publication date: 24th August 2010
    ISBN 9781408127025

    Most boating is done in coastal waters, where sea conditions... Read More

  • Encyclopedia of Weather and Climate Change

    A Complete Visual Guide
    ISBN: 978 1 408 13210 4

    This fantastic resource of weather and climate is incredibly comprehensive, interesting, wide-ranging and beautifully presented. Written by... Read More

Books

  • Instant Weather Forecasting

    A bestseller, invaluable to anyone participating in outdoor activities. Clear color photographs of cloud formations have accompanying explanatory text, enabling the reader to read the sky, pick... Read More

  • Storm Tactics Handbook

    Storm Tactics Handbook: Modern Methods of Heaving-To for Survival in Extreme Conditions

    The fear of storms has kept many otherwise competent sailors from venturing into the... Read More

  • Surviving the Storm: Coastal and Offshore Tactics

    Steve Dashew has produced a really useful addition to the blue water cruising library with a comprehensive and gripping book about storm preparation, gear, and... Read More

  • Weather Handbook

    The most successful book for met author Alan Watts (aside from his Instant Weather Forecasting), he had been working on a fourth edition at the... Read More

Communications

Useful Resources

  • The Icom M802 Radio Manual For “Idi-Yachts”

    The Icom M802 Radio Manual For "Idi-Yachts."
    A guide for installing and using the Icom M802 SSB/HAM DSC radio.
    By Florida Keys local author, Captain Marti Brown.
    Cruising... Read More

Medical

Useful Resources

  • A comprehensive guide to Marine Medicine

    “A comprehensive guide to Marine Medicine” by Drs Eric Weiss and Michael Jacobs. Reviewed by Jimmy Cornell.

    Possibly the most serious concern for anyone setting off... Read More

  • First Aid at Sea – A Review

    First Aid at Sea
    By Colin Berry & Douglas Justins
    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (July 2012 - 6th Edition)
    ISBN 9781408157039

    Recommended by the Royal Ocean Racing Club,... Read More

Books

  • A comprehensive guide to Marine Medicine

    This small-format book is packed with useful information and covers any eventuality, from broken bones to cardiac arrest. The book is extremely user-friendly and gives... Read More

Provisioning

Books

  • The Care and Feeding of Sailing Crew, 4th Edition

    The Care and Feeding of Sailing Crew
    By Lin and Larry Pardey

    Despite the title, this is hardly a cookbook; rather it s a primer on successful... Read More

Environment

Useful Resources

  • Encyclopedia of Weather and Climate Change

    A Complete Visual Guide
    ISBN: 978 1 408 13210 4

    This fantastic resource of weather and climate is incredibly comprehensive, interesting, wide-ranging and beautifully presented. Written by... Read More

Survival

Useful Resources

  • Adlard Coles’ Heavy Weather Sailing: Book Review

    Adlard Coles’ Heavy Weather Sailing
    Edited by Peter Bruce, 6th Edition
    Adlard Coles Nautical - £35
    ISBN: 978-0-7136-8243-4
    Hardback 304 pages

    At sea, the weather can change drastically for the... Read More

Books

  • Storm Tactics Handbook

    Storm Tactics Handbook: Modern Methods of Heaving-To for Survival in Extreme Conditions

    The fear of storms has kept many otherwise competent sailors from venturing into the... Read More

How-to guides

Useful Resources

  • How To Anchor Safely – So You Sleep Well!

    By Malcolm Snook
    Available from Amazon Digital Services as an ebook at www.amazon.com
    Published October 2011
    ASIN: B005RHRA2W

    This contains the knowledge you need to safely anchor your yacht... Read More

  • Practical Navigation for the Modern Boat Owner

    Practical Navigation for the Modern Boat Owner
    Pat Manley
    Wiley Nautical
    ISBN 978-0-470-51613-3
    www.wileynautical.com [BROKEN LINK]
    Rec. price UK £19.99, USA $39.95

    Wiley Nautical has recently published a number of “how-to”... Read More

  • The Complete Anchoring Handbook: Book Review

    The Complete Anchoring Handbook
    Alain Poiraud, Achim and Erika Ginsberg-Klemmt
    International Marine (McGraw-Hill)
    ISBN 987-0-07-147508-2
    US recommended retail price $11.95
    UK recommended retail price £11.99
    It is very rare that a... Read More

Reports

  • How to Sail with Dogs

    Date Published - November 14, 2019

    Michelle and Maik have sailed more than 7000 nautical miles with two beagles on board their 43-foot steel ketch Seefalke, crossing the Baltic, North Sea... Read More

Books

  • All I wish I knew before setting sail

    A beginners' guide for short and long-distance cruising in the digital age. The author shares his experience of crossing the Pacific Ocean in an inexpensive, good... Read More

  • How to Sail with Dogs

    By Michelle Segrest and Maik Ulmschneider

    Michelle and Maik have sailed more than 7000 nautical miles with two beagles on board their 43-foot steel ketch Seefalke,... Read More

  • Self-Sufficient Sailor

    Self Sufficient Sailor 3rd edition

    This fully revised and expanded version published November 2019 by authors Lin and Larry Pardey was updated by Lin following 2... Read More

  • Storm Tactics Handbook

    Storm Tactics Handbook: Modern Methods of Heaving-To for Survival in Extreme Conditions

    The fear of storms has kept many otherwise competent sailors from venturing into the... Read More

  • Stress-Free Mooring: For Sail and Power

    Stress-Free Mooring is a quick-access, extremely visual on-board practical guide to how to approach mooring and berthing situations in a yacht or motorboat - with step-by-step photographic... Read More

  • Stress-free Motorboating

    Profusely illustrated with color step-by-step photographs (and links to videos), Stress-Free Motorboating tackles and teaches the most common boating situations, including getting out of (and then back... Read More

  • Stress-free Navigation: Electronic and Traditional

    The book covers the basic introductory elements clearly and simply for novices, and progresses through more advanced techniques for experienced navigators, so that there is... Read More

  • Stress-free Sailing

    This book is particularly useful to anyone sailing solo or shorthanded--including couples with young children who need to be supervised by one parent whilst the... Read More

  • Surviving the Storm: Coastal and Offshore Tactics

    Steve Dashew has produced a really useful addition to the blue water cruising library with a comprehensive and gripping book about storm preparation, gear, and... Read More

  • The Capable Cruiser

    The Capable Cruiser by Lyn and Larry Pardey, was expanded and revised in 2010.

    Carrying on from their book The Self-Sufficient Sailor, this book gives more emphasis... Read More

  • The Care and Feeding of Sailing Crew, 4th Edition

    The Care and Feeding of Sailing Crew
    By Lin and Larry Pardey

    Despite the title, this is hardly a cookbook; rather it s a primer on successful... Read More

Charts

Useful Resources

  • Canadian Sailing Directions available for free download

    The Canadian Hydrographic Service has made their Sailing Directions booklets available as a free download. Providing information that cannot show on a chart, they are... Read More

Homeschooling

Books

  • Homeschool Teacher: A practical guide to inspiring academic excellence

    Written after 12 years of homeschooling her 2 daughters onboard their yacht “Seal” while sailing from the US to Greenland, Europe, Antarctica, New Zealand, Japan... Read More

  • Voyaging with Kids

    An incredible resource for parents with kids on board and for all those families thinking about taking their children voyaging who want their questions answered.

    A... Read More

Planning

Useful Resources

  • Atlantic Pilot Atlas

    By: James Clarke
    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (5th Edn Feb.2011)
    ISBN 9781408122471

    The Atlantic Pilot Atlas provides a complete guide to the weather of the North and... Read More

Books

  • How to Sail with Dogs

    By Michelle Segrest and Maik Ulmschneider

    Michelle and Maik have sailed more than 7000 nautical miles with two beagles on board their 43-foot steel ketch Seefalke,... Read More

  • The Capable Cruiser

    The Capable Cruiser by Lyn and Larry Pardey, was expanded and revised in 2010.

    Carrying on from their book The Self-Sufficient Sailor, this book gives more emphasis... Read More

  • The Care and Feeding of Sailing Crew, 4th Edition

    The Care and Feeding of Sailing Crew
    By Lin and Larry Pardey

    Despite the title, this is hardly a cookbook; rather it s a primer on successful... Read More

Tourist Guides

Books

  • A Birder’s Guide to the Bahama Islands (including Turks & Caicos Islands)

    An excellent reference book for exploring the hinterland of all the islands in the chain. Intended more for birding and nature, it gives vehicle and... Read More

Businesses

  • Kelvin Hughes Ltd

    Address: Kilgraston House, Southampton Street, Southampton, UK, SO15 2ED

    On line store.... Read More

  • Superyacht Publications Ltd

    Address: 8 Peakfield, Waterlooville, Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK, P07 6YP

    "Inside guide" to recommended services researched from the industry's top professional captains to help planning and preparation for successful cruising in the Caribbean, the Mediterranean,... Read More

  • The Royal Cruising Club Pilotage Foundation

    A voluntary organization run by yachtsmen to provide planning and cruise planning information. Have a number of free cruising guides for download as well as... Read More

Useful Resources

  • A comprehensive guide to Marine Medicine

    “A comprehensive guide to Marine Medicine” by Drs Eric Weiss and Michael Jacobs. Reviewed by Jimmy Cornell.

    Possibly the most serious concern for anyone setting off... Read More

  • A Race Too Far

    Chris Eakin
    ISBN 978-0-09-193259-6
    Publisher: Ebury Press
    £16.99

    This is an excellent book that all cruising sailors should read as it says a lot about preparation, the challenges of... Read More

  • Adlard Coles Nautical

    Bloomsbury Publishing, 38 Soho Square, London W1D 3HB

    https://www.bloomsbury.com... Read More

  • Adlard Coles’ Heavy Weather Sailing: Book Review

    Adlard Coles’ Heavy Weather Sailing
    Edited by Peter Bruce, 6th Edition
    Adlard Coles Nautical - £35
    ISBN: 978-0-7136-8243-4
    Hardback 304 pages

    At sea, the weather can change drastically for the... Read More

  • Aero-hydrodynamics and the Performance of Sailing Yachts

    The science behind sailing yachts and their design

    Drawing on state-of-the-art performance testing techniques in wind tunnels and towing tanks, this ground-breaking book provides invaluable new... Read More

  • Atlantic Pilot Atlas

    By: James Clarke
    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (5th Edn Feb.2011)
    ISBN 9781408122471

    The Atlantic Pilot Atlas provides a complete guide to the weather of the North and... Read More

  • Atlas of Oceans

    By John Farndon
    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (March 2011)
    ISBN: 978 1 408 13111 4

    Atlas of Oceans is a vibrant journey through the Earth's oceans... Read More

  • Australia: Marine Imray Charts App just released for iPad

    Update 2.20 for the Marine Imray Charts App. There are lots of new features and in the Chart Store coverage has been extended with Australian... Read More

  • Boatowners Mechanical and Electrical Manual

    Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual

    Nigel Calder

    Adlard Coles Nautical

    3rd edition 2005

    UK recommended price £45

    ISBN 0 7136 7226 9

    Nigel Calder has attempted to deal in one single... Read More

  • Book Review – Sell Up and Cruise

    Sell Up and Cruise the Inland Waterways
    (How to get the most out of the inland cruising lifestyle)

    By Bill and Laurel Cooper

    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical
    Publication... Read More

  • Books we Love

    Long term cruisers Andy Schell and Mia Karlsson have published a very useful pictorial list of all their books on board.

    https://www.59-north.com/books... Read More

  • BVI Cruising Guide

    A guide to the islands harbors and day anchorages along with tips for each that are the result of over a decade of chartering in... Read More

  • Canadian Sailing Directions available for free download

    The Canadian Hydrographic Service has made their Sailing Directions booklets available as a free download. Providing information that cannot show on a chart, they are... Read More

  • Chasing Sunsets: Book Review

    Chasing Sunsets: a Practicing Devout Coward’s Circumnavigation with his wife and son.
    By Lawrence Pane
    ISBN: 978-0976569503
    Publication Date: March 2008
    Price: $24.95
    Publisher: Raymond Hill Publishing

    Around the World in... Read More

  • Chris Doyle’s Caribbean Sailors Guides

    [caption id="attachment_81432" align="alignleft" width="200"] Some of the Guides available[/caption]

    Chris Doyle's guides are regularly updated, accurate and good value. They make navigating the islands straightforward. He... Read More

  • Christmas additions to your boat library

    Canvas for Cruisers

    For cruisers on a budget, the biggest saver can be if you learn to produce all your own canvas for on board. Once... Read More

  • Coastal Turmoil Book Review

    Coastal Turmoil (Winds, Waves and Tidal Races)
    By Ken Endean
    Pub.By Adlard Coles
    Publication date: 24th August 2010
    ISBN 9781408127025

    Most boating is done in coastal waters, where sea conditions... Read More

  • Cornell’s Ocean Atlas

    By Jimmy and Ivan Cornell
    Published by and available from Cornell Sailing Ltd
    Available in English, German, French, Italian.
    ISBN: 978-0-9556396-5-4

    This amazingly impressive atlas shows the mean wind... Read More

  • Cruising DVDs for California & Sea Of Cortez

    My wife Jill and I have recently released two new cruising DVDs that may be of interest to any cruisers planning a trip in the... Read More

  • Cruising Guide Publications

    Comprehensive yachting and cruising guides to the Caribbean. Online store.

    http://www.cruisingguides.com/... Read More

  • Cruising Life: The Best Stories from Caribbean Compass

    JUST LAUNCHED: a new collection of outstanding cruising tales from the Caribbean — from the dramatic true story of a woman falling overboard to hurricane... Read More

  • Encyclopedia of Weather and Climate Change

    A Complete Visual Guide
    ISBN: 978 1 408 13210 4

    This fantastic resource of weather and climate is incredibly comprehensive, interesting, wide-ranging and beautifully presented. Written by... Read More

  • Essential Knots

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

    Published by: Adlard Coles Nautical 9Jan 2011)
    ISBN: 978 1 408 13276 0

    A practical and stylish... Read More

  • First Aid at Sea – A Review

    First Aid at Sea
    By Colin Berry & Douglas Justins
    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (July 2012 - 6th Edition)
    ISBN 9781408157039

    Recommended by the Royal Ocean Racing Club,... Read More

  • How To Anchor Safely – So You Sleep Well!

    By Malcolm Snook
    Available from Amazon Digital Services as an ebook at www.amazon.com
    Published October 2011
    ASIN: B005RHRA2W

    This contains the knowledge you need to safely anchor your yacht... Read More

  • Imray Nautical App

    Based on Imray’s acclaimed pilot books and almanacks, the app can be used to plan your sailing in advance and whilst at sea and to... Read More

  • Just Sea & Sky – Book Review

    Just Sea & Sky
    England to New Zealand the Hard Way
    By Ben Pester
    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (September 2010)
    ISBN: 978 1 408 12855 8

    Imagine setting sail... Read More

  • Occupation: Circumnavigator; How to Finance a Lifestyle

    Occupation: Circumnavigator
    How to Finance a Lifestyle
    By Lars Hässler
    Published by the author

    Available on www.OccupationCircumnavigator.com

    $US24 plus $US10 postage and packing

    This is an extraordinary book by an extraordinary... Read More

  • Pacific Odyssey – A Review

    Pacific Odyssey
    By Gwenda Cornell
    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (July 2012)
    ISBN 9781408173855

    The South Pacific conjures dreams of romantic charm and escape from the pressures of modern... Read More

  • Practical Navigation for the Modern Boat Owner

    Practical Navigation for the Modern Boat Owner
    Pat Manley
    Wiley Nautical
    ISBN 978-0-470-51613-3
    www.wileynautical.com [BROKEN LINK]
    Rec. price UK £19.99, USA $39.95

    Wiley Nautical has recently published a number of “how-to”... Read More

  • Reach for the Sea

    An introduction to offshore cruising.

    DVD by Kay and Lane Finley, Produced by Clean Wake Productions Ltd, See details and review at

    https://www.noonsite.com/?p=80193&preview=true... Read More

  • Reach for the Sea (New Zealand)

    This DVD is a comprehensive overview of cruising the more remote parts of New Zealand.

    Created by Kay and Lane Finley, See the details at

    https://www.noonsite.com/report/new-dvd-reach-for-the-sea-new-zealand/... Read More

  • Reading on board: ebook or print?

    Liveaboards and circumnavigators - the family crew of SY Totem - give a good insight into what works best when long-term cruising.

    https://www.sailingtotem.com/2016/02/reading-on-board-ebook-or-print.html?... Read More

  • Reeds Nautical Almanac

    The Yachtsman's Bible

    Publication Date: September each year
    Price: £39.99(2012)
    ISBN: 9781408140543
    Published by: Adlard Coles Nautical

    Reeds Nautical Almanac is the indispensable annual compendium of navigational data for yachtsmen.

    Providing... Read More

  • Reeds Nautical Online

    A comprehensive online nautical almanac covering Atlantic Europe from the tip of Denmark to Gibraltar.

    http://www.reedsnauticalalmanac.co.uk/... Read More

  • Review: Sailing Adventures in Paradise

    Sailing Adventures in Paradise, including 101 Dollar Saving Tips for Sailors, by Vincent Bossley
    E-book available to download at www.sailboat2adventure.com
    Available from Kindle bookstore,... Read More

  • Royal Cruising Club Pilotage Foundation (RCCPF)

    A charitable organization which does not distribute any profits as these are used to finance new books, new developments, to subsidize those pilots covering areas... Read More

  • Sailing Grace: Book Review

    Sailing GRACE, John Otterbacher

    Samadhi Press

    ISBN 978-0-9793486-0-0

    $19.98

    Softcover version (ISBN 9780979348617) costs $14.92.

    This is a remarkable book written by a remarkable person. Diagnosed with a life-threatening condition,... Read More

  • Sailing in Paradise – Yacht Charters Around the World

    By Rod Heikell
    Pub. By Adlard Coles Nautical (A & C Black Ltd, London) Oct. 2009
    ISBN 978 1 408 10951 9
    Tel: +44 (0)207 758 0284
    Email: [email protected]

    This... Read More

  • Sailing Through Life

    Sailing Through Life
    by Barb Radu Sprenger
    ISBN 13:978-1463656775

    When Barb lost her first husband suddenly in his 40’s, her life changed significantly. Not only did she have... Read More

  • Sea Fishing

    By Jim Whippy
    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (July 2010)
    ISBN: 978 1 408 12943 2

    Expert tips and techniques for yachtsmen, motorboaters and sea anglers.

    There's nothing better... Read More

  • Sell Up & Sail: Review

    Sell Up & Sail

    Bill and Laurel Cooper

    Adlard Coles Nautical

    5th edition 2005

    UK recommended price £19.99

    ISBN 0-7136-7403-2

    It is exactly twenty years since Bill and Laurel’s book was... Read More

  • Southeast Asia Pilot (5th Edition) – A Noonsite Review

    Southeast Asia Pilot
    by Bill O'Leary & Andy Dowden
    Published by Image Asia, Phuket, Thailand (5th Edition 2016)
    ISBN 978-616-91830-9-9
    www.southeastasiapilot.com

    This is an essential pilot book for any cruiser... Read More

  • The Adlard Coles Book of Mediterranean Cruising

    This is the perfect guide for anyone cruising in the Mediterranean by Rod Heikell, the acknowledged expert on Mediterranean sailing. Now on its 4th edition... Read More

  • The Atlantic Crossing Guide

    (RCC Pilotage Foundation)
    Published August 2010
    By Adlard Coles Nautical
    ISBN 978 1 408 11380 6

    The Atlantic Crossing Guide has become established as the standard reference for anyone... Read More

  • The Boy Behind the Gate

    The Boy Behind the Gate
    By Larry Jacobson
    Published by Buoy Press (release date Jan 2011)
    Available from http://larryjacobson.com and from Amazon
    ISBN 978-0-982-8787-9-8

    A must-read for anyone who wants... Read More

  • The Complete Anchoring Handbook: Book Review

    The Complete Anchoring Handbook
    Alain Poiraud, Achim and Erika Ginsberg-Klemmt
    International Marine (McGraw-Hill)
    ISBN 987-0-07-147508-2
    US recommended retail price $11.95
    UK recommended retail price £11.99
    It is very rare that a... Read More

  • The Icom M802 Radio Manual For “Idi-Yachts”

    The Icom M802 Radio Manual For "Idi-Yachts."
    A guide for installing and using the Icom M802 SSB/HAM DSC radio.
    By Florida Keys local author, Captain Marti Brown.
    Cruising... Read More

  • The Islander Magazine

    A monthly online English language dedicated yachting publication, providing news and information for the yachting industry in the entire Western Mediterranean region. Whilst primarily aimed... Read More

  • The Islands Time Forgot (Exploring the S. Pacific under sail)

    The Islands Time Forgot (Exploring the S. Pacific under sail)
    By Graham Morse
    Published by Author House Ltd UK
    www.authorhouse.co.uk
    ISBN 978-1-4520-0565-2

    Available from Amazon.com (current price $13.31)

    Fifty-five islands, nineteen... Read More

  • The Missing Centimetre: One Family’s Atlantic Sailing Adventure

    By Leon Schulz
    Published by Outworn Creed Ltd (1st Jan 2010)
    ISBN 13 978-0956276209
    Available from www.Amazon.com

    This is the inspiring story of an ordinary family, with ordinary sailing... Read More

  • The Practical Skywatcher’s Handbook

    By David H. Levy & Dr. John O’Byrne
    Published by Adlard Cole Nautical (Jan 2012)
    ISBN 9781408157466

    This complete, comprehensive guide to the night sky should be an... Read More

  • The Scuba Diving Handbook: Book Review

    The Scuba Diving Handbook
    By John Bantin
    Adlard Coles Nautical - £9.99
    ISBN: 987-0-7136-8362-2
    Paperback, 192 pages

    The Scuba Diving Handbook covers diving from the very beginning of diving through... Read More

  • The Splicing Handbook

    The Splicing Handbook
    Techniques for traditional modern ropes and wires
    Published by Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
    3rd Edition July 2011
    ISBN: 978 1 4081 4197 7

    The only handbook devoted to... Read More

  • Video Review: Reach for the Sea

    Reach for the Sea

    DVD 87 minutes, Clean Wake Productions Ltd.

    www.cleanwakeproductions.com [BROKEN LINK]

    Kay and Lane Finley have cruised for many years in the South Pacific and... Read More

  • Visit My Harbour Website

    A free website for UK sailors containing a wealth of information including useful pilotage notes and aerial photos for many ports around Britain.

    http://www.visitmyharbour.com... Read More

  • Wilderness Veterinary Companion for Cruisers

    Wilderness Veterinary Companion for Cruisers
    By David LaVigne
    www.captdrdave.com or www.lulu.com/captdrdave
    ISBN 1-4116-6975-4
    $39

    This is a most useful addition to the cruising library as the number of cruising pets... Read More

  • World Cruising Routes by Jimmy Cornell: Fully revised 7th edition to be published this month

    Some of the most important changes have been dictated by the effects of climate change on global weather and the availability of the data gathered... Read More

Reports

  • The Path Between The Seas – The Creation of the Panama Canal

    Date Published - December 09, 2019

    “The Path Between The Seas” tells the story of the creation of the Panama Canal. In the hands of the author, David McCulloch, what could... Read More

  • How to Sail with Dogs

    Date Published - November 14, 2019

    Michelle and Maik have sailed more than 7000 nautical miles with two beagles on board their 43-foot steel ketch Seefalke, crossing the Baltic, North Sea... Read More

  • Ocean Sailing Book Review

    Date Published - October 10, 2019

    Launched at the 2019 Southampton Boat Show by Bloomsbury, the Royal Cruising Club Pilotage Foundation's new book is a practical guide to long-distance ocean sailing.... Read More

  • Over the Edge of the World- Magellan’s Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe

    Date Published - September 01, 2019

    Five hundred years ago Ferdinand Magellan set sail with a fleet of five ships on what became the first circumnavigation of the world. Meticulously... Read More

  • Book Review: Sail Away – How to escape the rat race and live the dream

    Date Published - July 01, 2019

    If buying a boat and embarking on some long-distance voyaging is a dream for the future, then this book by Nicola Rodriguez could just be... Read More

  • North Biscay Cruising Guide

    Date Published - January 19, 2019

    This beautifully produced cruising guide could well be described as the flagship of the Royal Cruising Club’s Pilotage Foundation. The original source of this guide... Read More

  • Mediterranean Almanac 2015-2016

    Date Published - January 16, 2019

    Mediterranean Almanac 2015-2016By Lucinda Heikell with Rod HeikellPublished by Imray (2015)See www.imray.com for  2016 supplementISBN 978-1846235986This is a very useful almanac covering all of the... Read More

  • Where the Magic Happens

    Date Published - June 10, 2018

    This is one family's story; a story of a fabulous sailing adventure and an inspirational tale for all those wishing they could do the same;... Read More

  • Los Roques, Las Aves, Bonaire & Curacao: Latest Updates

    Date Published - February 21, 2018

    This report is a compilation of comments received by cruisers from 2018 going back to 2011.... Read More

  • A Review of RCCPF Pilot – Mediterranean Spain

    Date Published - October 04, 2017

    A review of RCCPF Pilot - Mediterranean Spain by Steve Pickard. Review by Ros Hogbin, a member of the Royal Cruising Club.
    ... Read More

  • Atlantic Islands

    Date Published - May 15, 2017

    The latest (6th) edition of this most useful pilot has been extensively revised and updated. It now includes Bermuda along with the other Island groups... Read More

  • Southeast Asia Pilot (5th Edition) – A Noonsite Review

    Date Published - November 29, 2016

    November 2016: This 5th edition of the Southeast Asia Pilot book has been extensively updated and the area covered in the guide substantially expanded.... Read More

  • Homeschool Teacher – A practical guide to inspiring academic excellence

    Date Published - November 02, 2016

    This is the book you will want to read when you begin homeschooling.... Read More

  • African Ocean Blues: From the Red Sea to the Indian Ocean

    Date Published - October 22, 2015

    African Ocean Blues

    By Carlo Auriemma and Elisabeth Eordegh

    Published in Italian in 2001, translated to English 2015

    Available on Amazon

    Elisabetta Eordegh & Carlo Auriemma are two Italian... Read More

  • Atlantic Spain & Portugal – Galicia to Gibraltar

    Date Published - July 21, 2015

    The seventh edition of this pilot has been completely updated from visits to the area by Henry Buchanan who has taken over the editorship of... Read More

  • Greek Waters Pilot

    Date Published - June 25, 2015

    The complete yachtsman’s guide to the coasts and Islands of Greece, from the Ionian Islands to the Aegean, Rhodes and Crete.... Read More

  • Canada: Updated Cruising Guides

    Date Published - April 19, 2015

    The authors of the Salish Sea Pilot Guides have just released their completely updated 2015 Gulf Islands, San Juan Islands and Desolation Sound cruising guides.... Read More

  • The Royal Cruising Club Pilotage Foundation

    Date Published - April 18, 2015

    Information about this charitable organization which publishes many useful cruising guides.... Read More

  • Cruising Guide to the Coast of Brazil (Parts 1 and 2)

    Date Published - April 02, 2015

    Cruising Guide to the Coast of Brazil (Parts 1 and 2)

    By Pete Hill

    Published by RCC Pilotage Foundation (2014)

    Available as an e-book from the Amazon Kindle... Read More

  • Kintyre to Ardnamuchan – Sailing Directions & Anchorages

    Date Published - February 22, 2015

    Kintyre to Ardnamurchan – Sailing Directions & Anchorages

    From Clyde Cruising Club & Martin Lawrence

    Published by Imray (2014)

    ISBN 978-1846235801

    This comprehensive guide to this attractive corner of western... Read More

  • Pleasant Suriname (a Cruising Guide to Dutch Guyana): Published December 2012

    Date Published - January 06, 2015

    By John Hoedemakers and Jolanda Geerdink

    Published by "Sail Adventures" (1st Edn Dec. 2012)

    ISBN 978-90-811890-5-7

    This essential guide to Suriname can be purchased and downloaded from www.sailadventures.nl.

    It... Read More

  • Marine VHF Radio Handbook

    Date Published - December 09, 2014

    This book does not just covering VHF but also other forms of marine communications.... Read More

  • South Pacific Cruising Notes: April to November 2013

    Date Published - October 21, 2014

    The Bright family on their cutter-rigged sloop Yindee Plus have been cruising the world since 2009. They left Panama in the middle of April 2013... Read More

  • New Publications for Cold Water Cruising

    Date Published - June 18, 2014

    June 2014: Jimmy Cornell is currently sailing along the Greenland coast and will shortly arrive in Nuuk (capital of Greenland) where he will spend... Read More

  • Cruising Guides to Cuba – A Comparison

    Date Published - May 25, 2014

    SV TATA - 41' Catana 401 - 4.3' draft - April 2014 

    CRUISING GUIDES TO CUBA – A COMPARISON

    I have been sailing on the south coast... Read More

  • The Illustrated Boat Dictionary in 9 Languages

    Date Published - January 24, 2014

    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (January 2014)

    ISBN 9781408187852

    The Illustrated Boat Dictionary in 9 Languages is a first! Helpful explanatory illustrations, arranged by topic, will enable... Read More

  • Caribbean Fiction: Marina Melee

    Date Published - January 23, 2014

    Marina Melee

    By Lynne Hinkey

    Published by Casperian Books

    www.casperianbooks.com

    US$15.00

    This book is an amusing insight into Caribbean island life and a very entertaining read. Ideal for those headed... Read More

  • The Ultimate Survival Manual

    Date Published - March 05, 2013

    333 Skills That Will Get You Out Alive... Read More

  • USA: NOAA and U.S. Power Squadrons Renew Cooperative Charting Program

    Date Published - February 21, 2013

    As reported by www.bwsailing.com. NOAA and the U.S. Power Squadrons renew a 50-year commitment to a cooperative charting program that helps to update the nation’s... Read More

  • Replacing Your Boat’s Electrical System

    Date Published - February 05, 2013

    By Mike Westin

    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (February 2013)

    ISBN 9781408132937

    A boat’s electrical system can be temperamental – whether it’s prone to frequent oxidization, is reaching... Read More

  • A Thousand Miles From Anywhere

    Date Published - January 28, 2013

    The Claytons cross the Atlantic and sail the Caribbean on the third leg of their voyage
    By Sandra Clayton
    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (January 2013)
    ISBN 9781408187685... Read More

  • Dag Pike’s Cruising Under Sail

    Date Published - January 23, 2013

    By Dag Pike

    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (January 2013)

    ISBN 9781408181898

    Cruising in a sailboat is so much more than a voyage from A to B. It’s... Read More

  • Navionics Charts on mobile phone

    Date Published - April 04, 2011

    From Trevor Vincett of TV Yacht Deliveries

    Recently having upgraded my mobile to an Android type Smartphone I am impressed by the downloadable Navionic chart applications.

    I... Read More

  • Around the next Bend – a 7 month journey along the many rivers of Guyana and Venezuela

    Date Published - September 29, 2010

    September 2010: This book is about Bernie and Yvonne Katchor's 7 months journey along the many rivers of Guyana and Venezuela exploring as far... Read More

  • Mediterranean France & Corsica Pilot: Book Review

    Date Published - May 23, 2008

    Mediterranean France & Corsica Pilot

    4th edition

    Rod Heikell

    Imray

    ISBN 978-085288969-5

    Rec. UK price £37.50

    This new edition is a great improvement on the previous one which has been thoroughly... Read More

  • The Stockholm Archipelago: Book Review

    Date Published - May 22, 2008

    The Stockholm Archipelago

    Arholma-Landsort and Gotland

    Lars Hässler & Lars Granath

    Nautiska Förlaget

    ISBN 978-91-89564-44-2

    UK Recommended retail price £39.50

    UK distributor www.imray.com

    www.bokus.com

    www.adlibris.se

    The Stockholm archipelago is one of the most attractive... Read More

  • Norway: Book Review

    Date Published - November 02, 2007

    Norway by Judy Lomax

    RCC Pilotage Foundation

    Published by Imray First edition 2007

    ISBN 978 085288 940 4

    The UK recommended retail price £45

    This new cruising guide produced by... Read More

  • Central Mediterranean Cruising Guide Book Review

    Date Published - November 01, 2007

    Mediterranean Guide: Dove Navigare

    Published 2007 by BOLINA

    [email protected]

    €10.50

    The Italian sailing magazine BOLINA and nautical publisher Editrice Incontri Nautici have issued a wide-ranging cruising guide for the... Read More

  • Book Review: Andaman Sea Pilot

    Date Published - July 19, 2007

    Andy Dowden & Bill O’Leary

    Published by IMAGE Asia Events Co.

    2nd Edition (2007-2008)

    Recommended price €25

    ISBN 0 974 94998 0 8

    The second edition of this useful guide... Read More

  • Islas Baleares

    Date Published - December 06, 2006

    Islas Baleares

    Ibiza, Formentera, Mallorca, Cabrera and Menorca

    Graham Hutt

    RCC Pilotage Foundation & Imray Publishers

    8th edition 2006

    The UK recommended price £32.50

    ISBN 978 085288 915 2

    Now in its... Read More

  • Yachtsman’s Navigator Guide To Chilean Patagonia

    Date Published - November 30, 2006

    YACHTSMAN’S NAVIGATOR GUIDE TO CHILEAN PATAGONIA

    Alberto Mantellero

    3rd edition 2006

    ISBN 956-310-213-4

    www.chileansailing.cl [BROKEN LINK]

    Alberto Mantellero, a former rear admiral in the Chilean Navy, was the first to... Read More

  • Channel Havens

    Date Published - April 05, 2006

    Channel Havens

    by Ken Endean

    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical

    Price £14.99

    ISBN 978-0-7136-7099-8

    The sub-title of this Yachting Monthly publication is "Secret Inlets and Secluded Anchorages of the Channel".

    The... Read More

  • Patagonia & Tierra del Fuego Nautical Guide

    Date Published - March 07, 2006

    Jimmy Cornell reviews this guide to southern cruising grounds around Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego.... Read More

  • Instant Wind Forecasting: Book Review

    Date Published - February 03, 2006

    Instant Wind Forecasting

    Alan Watts

    Adlard Coles Nautical

    2nd edition 2005

    The UK recommended price £11.99

    ISBN 0-7136-6869-5

    Alan Watts is the author of the highly successful “Instant Weather Forecasting” which... Read More

News

  • A Giant Felled: Two-time Circumnavigator Larry Pardey (1939-2020)

    Date Published - July 31, 2020

    Pardey inspired a generation of cruisers to “go simple, go small, and go now.”... Read More

  • 20 September 2019: 500th Anniversary of the First Circumnavigation

    Date Published - September 20, 2019

    On the 20th September 1519 Ferdinand Magellan set sail from the Spanish port of Sanlúcar de Barrameda with a fleet of 5 ships, the Armada... Read More

  • Atlantic Spain and Portugal: The Indispensable Cruising Guide for this Varied Coastline

    Date Published - July 29, 2019

    The Imray Cruising Guide for Atlantic Spain and Portugal has now been updated for the 8th time by the Royal Cruising Club Pilotage Foundation. Bob... Read More

  • OpenSeaMap has added new charts for OpenCPN

    Date Published - March 15, 2018

    5 March 2018 update includes 12 collections of KAP raster navigational charts.... Read More

  • MAYDAY! On passage from Mo’orea to Huahine catamaran “Tanda Malaika” violently hits an unmarked reef

    Date Published - July 25, 2017

    When they asked us what happened and we told them that our chart did not show a reef, they asked us if we had been... Read More

  • Imray Chart E5 for Bermuda updated for the America’s cup

    Date Published - May 01, 2017

    A new May 2017 edition of the Imray Chart E5 for Bermuda, will shortly be published.

    In addition to the listed corrections, the latest depths surveys... Read More

  • NOAA invites public comment on draft National Charting Plan

    Date Published - March 25, 2017

    The National Charting Plan is a strategy to improve nautical chart coverage, products, and distribution, and NOAA has invited cruisers, sailors, and navigators to comment... Read More

  • TeamSurv Chart Improvements: Help make our seas safer

    Date Published - March 10, 2017

    It goes without saying that every mariner wants access to charts that are as accurate as they can be for the area in which they’re... Read More

  • Southeast Asia Pilot – 25 years in print

    Date Published - November 16, 2016

    October 2016: Southeast Asia Pilot – the definitive guide to sailing in Southeast Asia – celebrated 25 years in print with the launch of the... Read More

  • UK & Med: Imray Digital Charts now available on Raymarine chartplotters

    Date Published - July 05, 2016

    Designed and published in England for nearly 200 years, Imray charts feature popular, carefully edited and award-winning cartography. Having worked with Johnson Outdoors Canada Inc.... Read More

  • Free Cruising Guides announce newly updated Caribbean Island Guides

    Date Published - March 18, 2016

    Free Cruising Guides continue to update their range of free cruising guides across the Caribbean for the 2016 season by Frank Virgintino. Used by cruisers... Read More

  • Cruising the Caribbean: Free Cruising Guides Unveils New Website

    Date Published - October 15, 2015

    Free Cruising Guides has announced the launch of their new website, where cruising guides to many countries in the Caribbean can be downloaded absolutely free... Read More

  • USA: Print-on-demand Imray Caribbean charts now available

    Date Published - January 22, 2015

    Imray can now offer retailers and customers in the U.S.A. fast, print-on-demand access to charts in the Imray-Iolaire Caribbean range through a new partnership with... Read More

  • Aruba, Bonaire & Curacao: 2nd edition of Virgintino’s A Cruising Guide to the ABCs now available

    Date Published - January 07, 2015

    FreeCruisingGuides.com has announced the release of the 2nd (English) edition of A Cruising Guide to the ABCs by Frank Virgintino.... Read More

  • Frank Virgintino receives SSCA’s Growl Tiger Clean Wake Award

    Date Published - December 02, 2014

    November 17, 2014 (Melbourne FL): Frank Virgintino, author and founder of Free Cruising Guides, was awarded the Growl Tiger Clean Wake Award this week by... Read More

  • A Cruising Guide to the Dominican Republic 6th Edition: Now Available at FreeCruisingGuides

    Date Published - August 22, 2014

    FreeCruisingGuides.com announced the release of the 6th edition of A Cruising Guide to the Dominican Republic 6.0 by Frank Virgintino.... Read More

  • Caribbean: A Cruising Guide to the ABC Islands in Spanish from Free Cruising Guides

    Date Published - August 12, 2014

    August 7, 2014: Free Cruising Guides has announced the forthcoming release of A Cruising Guide to the ABC Islands in Spanish. A Cruising Guide to... Read More

  • Imray Nautical App

    Date Published - June 29, 2014

    Imray has just launched a new book app for iPad – Imray Nautical – available to download from the App Store. Download the app for... Read More

  • First book on High Latitude Sailing released

    Date Published - May 21, 2014

    November 2014: Climate change has sadly enough made the high latitudes accessible for adventurous sailors, and every year more and more sailors venture in... Read More

  • Norway: Sailing Guide for Svalbard now available in Kindle

    Date Published - April 10, 2014

    Update April 2014

    John has just launched a Kindle edition (and it is updated) of his book Sail to Svalbard (reviewed below).

    Go to:

    http://www.amazon.com/Sail-Svalbard-Jon-Amtrup-ebook/dp/B0056GW9S4/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1396980552&sr=8-2&keywords=sail+to+svalbard

    Review of Sail to... Read More

  • World Cruising Routes by Jimmy Cornell: Fully revised 7th edition to be published this month

    Date Published - April 06, 2014

    Since the publication of the first edition of this book in 1987, offshore navigation has undergone a number of major changes, and this new edition... Read More

  • NOAA Releases Interactive Chart Catalogue

    Date Published - February 17, 2014

    As reported by Cruising Compass.... Read More

  • Book Review: Hunting the Hunters

    Date Published - January 09, 2014

    At war with the whalers.... Read More

  • Christmas additions to your boat library

    Date Published - November 08, 2013

    Two great titles that make the perfect Christmas gift, plus save you money on board.... Read More

  • NOAA Print on Demand Charts

    Date Published - October 31, 2013

    Since last week’s announcement that NOAA will no longer be printing paper charts, there has been some confusion on where to get Print-On-Demand charts (POD).... Read More

  • NOAA announces end of traditional paper nautical charts

    Date Published - October 22, 2013

    NOAA-certified Print-on-Demand partners will continue to sell up-to-date paper nautical charts... Read More

  • USA: NOAA Announces End of Traditional Paper Nautical Charts

    Date Published - October 22, 2013

    Is this the new way to go? Are paper charts becoming obsolete? Will the publishers of charts from other countries take the same route.... Read More

  • Cuba: New Up to date Cruising Guide Now Available

    Date Published - August 07, 2013

    A free Cruising Guide to Cuba is now available to download from FreeCruisingGuides.com... Read More

  • Cruising Life: The Best Stories from Caribbean Compass

    Date Published - July 02, 2013

    Outstanding stories by cruisers, of cruisers and for cruisers! Compiled by Sally Erdle and Rona Beame.... Read More

  • Cuba: New Cruising Guide (Vol. 1) published by Cheryl Barr

    Date Published - June 16, 2013

    Cruisers who are interested in sailing to Cuba will be glad to know that Yacht Pilot's new "Cruising Guide to Cuba" is now available.... Read More

  • USA: NOAA and U.S. Power Squadrons Renew Cooperative Charting Program

    Date Published - January 25, 2013

    As reported by www.bwsailing.com. NOAA and the U.S. Power Squadrons renew a 50-year commitment to a cooperative charting program that helps to update the nation’s... Read More

  • Australia: Marine Imray Charts App just released for iPad

    Date Published - January 23, 2013

    Update 2.20 for the Marine Imray Charts App. There are lots of new features and in the Chart Store coverage has been extended with Australian... Read More

  • A Thinking Mans Guide to Voyages South – the many facets of Caribbean Cruising

    Date Published - January 10, 2013

    3rd Edition just published - now 20% larger than before.... Read More

  • The Crash Test Boat

    Date Published - January 10, 2013

    How Yachting Monthly magazine took a 40ft boat through 8 disaster scenarios.... Read More

  • Child of The Sea by Doina Cornell – A Great Read

    Date Published - September 25, 2012

    Following the announcement of Doina's first book in June, Site Manager Sue Richards now posts her own review.... Read More

  • The Boat Galley Cookbook: Free Sample

    Date Published - September 04, 2012

    Looking for some new recipes that you can actually make in your boat’s galley? Good food, but not gourmet? Ingredients you can actually find and... Read More

  • New Book by Jimmy Cornell: World Voyage Planner

    Date Published - August 28, 2012

    At last Jimmy, Cornell has produced the ultimate book for world voyaging. Read a review here.... Read More

  • Sailing Today Magazine App now FREE

    Date Published - April 27, 2012

    Smartphone and tablet device users will now be able to download the Sailing Today application free of charge. Following an overhaul of Sailing Today’s digital... Read More

  • Jimmy Cornell’s Books Available on Kindle

    Date Published - March 05, 2012

    Kindle ebook versions of World Cruising Routes and World Cruising Destinations are now available via Amazon:

    World Cruising Routes Companion ebook [BROKEN LINK]

    World Cruising Destinations Inspirational... Read More

  • RCC Pilotage Foundation – New Forum

    Date Published - November 28, 2011

    The RCC Pilotage Foundation website has recently been updated with a new feedback and questions forum [BROKEN LINK].

    The RCCPF has always encouraged users of their... Read More

  • North Brittany and The Channel Islands Cruising Companion

    Date Published - November 19, 2008

    2nd Edition (2008)

    By Peter Cumberlidge

    ISBN 978-0-470-98829-9

    Published by Wiley Nautical

    Anyone familiar with the first edition of this essential cruising guide will welcome this latest edition, and... Read More

  • Bumper Lot of Book Reviews

    Date Published - December 06, 2007

    Noonsite's resident book reviewer has been busy and reviews of the following books have now been posted on Noonsite:

    Greek Waters Pilot by Rod Heikell [BROKEN... Read More

  • Procedures Required For Visiting Libya

    Date Published - January 21, 2007

    This information has kindly been provided for us by Salem Altoaish of United Tours, Libya.

    Private Yachts calling Libyan Ports for tourism are welcome in Libya,... Read More

  • Noonsite Book Of The Month: Kids In The Cockpit

    Date Published - July 11, 2006

    Kids In The Cockpit: A Pilot book for safe and happy sailing with children

    by Jill Schinas

    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical [BROKEN LINK]

    ISBN 0713672293

    Published 2005

    Price: £14.99

    This... Read More

Books

  • 100 magic miles of the Great Barrier Reef: The Whitsunday Islands

    100 Magic Miles is the authoritative guide to the Whitsunday Islands, known locally as "the bible" because it contains exhaustive information about all aspects of... Read More

  • 101 Dollar Saving Tips for Sailors

    This is an e-book; a narrative of his 4-year voyage sailing from the United Kingdom to New Zealand, interspersed with his money-saving tips.

    (plus Sailing Adventures... Read More

  • 2011/2012 Cruising Guide to the Virgin Islands

    These guides have been indispensable companions for sailors and visitors to the British and US Virgin Islands since 1982. Completely revised and updated edition with full-color... Read More

  • 2013-2014 Sailors Guide to the Windward Islands: Martinique to Grenada

    This guide features detailed sketch charts based on the author's own surveys and aerial photos of most anchorages with clear and concise navigational information. Covers... Read More

  • 777 Harbours and Anchorages – Croatia, Slovenia, Montenegro and Albania

    777 contains detailed, up-to-date information on more than 1000 ports and anchorages, as well as the technical details which are of most interest to pleasure... Read More

  • A Birder’s Guide to the Bahama Islands (including Turks & Caicos Islands)

    An excellent reference book for exploring the hinterland of all the islands in the chain. Intended more for birding and nature, it gives vehicle and... Read More

  • A comprehensive guide to Marine Medicine

    This small-format book is packed with useful information and covers any eventuality, from broken bones to cardiac arrest. The book is extremely user-friendly and gives... Read More

  • A Cruising Guide to French Guiana, Suriname and Guyana

    A useful free guide (2017) to this little-visited part of South America which lies outside the hurricane zone. Giving cruisers an opportunity to experience pristine... Read More

  • A Cruising Guide to Jamaica 2.0 – December 2015

    Published first in July 2010 and updated December 2015, this is the first comprehensive cruising guide available for Jamaica since 1996. Includes all of John... Read More

  • A Cruising Guide to Puerto Rico 2.0

    Author: Frank Virgintino
    Free Cruising Guide Revised January 2016
    Available at Amazon Kindle and ePub bookstores. Download as free PDF at www.freecruisingguides.com... Read More

  • A Cruising Guide to the ABC Islands (January 2015)

    The 2nd edition of the Free Cruising Guide produced by Frank Virgintino.
    Now available in Spanish.

    www.FreeCruisingGuides.com (free download)... Read More

  • A Cruising Guide to the Dominican Republic 7.0

    While much of the information in this free cruising guide is outdated, it does have some useful general cruising information for the DR and is... Read More

  • A Cruising Guide to the Lesser Antilles

    Available at Kindle as well as all other EPub bookstores (September 2012)
    The three .pdf files are free to download at: www.freecruisingguide.com
    See Noonsite further details here

    Author:... Read More

  • A Cruising Guide to the Lesser Antilles 2.0 (Volume 1: Virgin Islands)

    Available free from www.freecruisingguides.com as well as a Kindle version from Amazon and other EPub bookstores.

    Author: Frank Virgintino... Read More

  • A Cruising Guide to the Lesser Antilles 2.0 (Volume II: Leeward Islands)

    Also available at Kindle as well as all other EPub bookstores

    Author: Frank Virgintino
    Published by www.freecruisingguide.com (Feb 2016)... Read More

  • A Cruising Guide to the Lesser Antilles 2.0 (Volume III: Windward Islands)

    Frank Virgintino has spent more than 40 years cruising the entire Caribbean, the Canadian Maritimes and all of the eastern seaboard of the United States... Read More

  • A Cruising Guide To The Windward Islands: Martinique, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & The Grenadines, Carriacou, Grenada, Barbados

    With 80 sketch charts this is the most comprehensive guide covering The Windward Islands. The Windward Islands Guide contains GPS waypoints, approaches and routes, anchorages,... Read More

  • A Family Outing in the Atlantic

    The story of an epic, seven-year-long cruise made by a young family aboard their sailing yacht.

    When artist Jill Dickin set off to cross the Atlantic... Read More

  • A Race Too Far

    This is the story of the first round the world race in 1968.

    by Chris Eakin, See review at

    https://www.noonsite.com/a-race-too-far/A Race Too Far... Read More

  • A Thousand Miles From Anywhere

    The Claytons cross the Atlantic and sail the Caribbean on the third leg of their voyage.

    By Sandra Clayton,
    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (January 2013),
    See more... Read More

  • A Yachtsman’s Guide to Trinidad 3.0

    Provides updated information on clearing rules and fees as well as on the array of facilities and tradespeople that make Trinidad the hurricane season destination... Read More

  • Addicted to Adventure – Between rocks and cold places

    Battling Atlantic storms, losing a mast in Antarctica, sailing the Arctic, skiing across remote regions, climbing and sailing through the North West Passage.

    By Bob Shepton
    Publisher... Read More

  • Adlard Coles Heavy Weather Sailing

    The latest edition of this classic book.

    Edited by Peter Bruce, 6th Edition (2008), Published by Adlard Coles Nautical, See review at

    https://www.noonsite.com/?p=79947&preview=true... Read More

  • Admiralty Sailing Directions: Red Sea and Gulf of Aden Pilot

    Published by UK Hydrographic Office (18th Edition 2015 )
    Available from www.bookharbour.com/books/admiralty/sailing-directions [BROKEN LINK]... Read More

  • Adriatic Pilot – Croatia, Slovenia, Montenegro, East Coast of Italy, Albania

    Adriatic Pilot is the standard guide to Croatia and the neighboring countries of Slovenia, Montenegro, and Albania and now celebrates 20 years of publication. It... Read More

  • Aero-hydrodynamics and the Performance of Sailing Yachts

    The science behind sailing yachts and their design.

    Published: 18th December 2009, See the review at

    https://www.noonsite.com/?p=79952&preview=true... Read More

  • African Ocean Blues

    A thumping read about a rarely explored coastline that grabs you from the first page. The potpourri of different peoples, smells, tastes and experiences that... Read More

  • All I wish I knew before setting sail

    A beginners' guide for short and long-distance cruising in the digital age. The author shares his experience of crossing the Pacific Ocean in an inexpensive, good... Read More

  • All The Colours of Polynesia

    Join the author on a three year voyage through the islands of French Polynesia, discovering some of the most interesting places, people and wildlife of the... Read More

  • Anchorages in the Hauraki Gulf

    By Paul Radley
    Publisher: David Ling Publishing Limited (30 Nov 1998)
    ISBN-13: 978-0908990573... Read More

  • Antarctica: An Introductory Guide

    Geology, Glaciology, krill, fur seals, whales, penguins, discoverings, Antarctic Treaty, environment, greenhouse effect, ozone hole, tourism, tips, useful addresses, etc.

    By Diana Galimberti
    Publisher: Zagier & Urruty... Read More

  • Arctic: Arctic and Northern Waters

    "In those Northwest voyages where navigation must be executed in most Exquisite Sort" (John Davis 1594)"

    The latest edition of this essential guide for anyone contemplating... Read More

  • Argentina

    This book provides a cruising guide for yachts covering the coast from the River Plate to Patagonia and beyond.

    By Andy O'Grady and Peter Hill
    Published by... Read More

  • Arholma – Landsort and Gotland

    The English edition of the Swedish pilot covering the Stockholm archipelago and the island of Gotland. Full coverage of harbours and anchorages with navigational detail,... Read More

  • Around The Next Bend

    A 7-month journey along the many rivers of Guyana and Venezuela.
    See review and further details here.

    By Bernie Katchor
    Publisher: katchor Enterprises (September 1, 2008)
    ISBN-13: 978-0980536300... Read More

  • As Long as It’s Fun: The Epic Voyages and Extraordinary Times of Lin and Larry Pardey

    Few sailors in North America are as well known as Lin and Larry Pardey. Their cruising adventures have filled books and magazines, lecture halls, and... Read More

  • Atlantic Crossing Guide

    A useful book to read if you have not cruised the Atlantic before. Introduces all the basic problems, as well as giving outline port information.

    By... Read More

  • Atlantic France – North Biscay to the Spanish Borderf

    This guide covers from L'Aberwrac'h at the northern end of the Chenal du Four down to St Jean de Luz and the Rada de Higuer... Read More

  • Atlantic Pilot Atlas

    A book anyone planning an Atlantic crossing, cruising the Caribbean or the Mediterranean should not be without.

    By James Clarke, Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (5th... Read More

  • Atlantic Spain and Portugal

    A classic guide to this varied coast which includes the rias of Galicia, the estuaries of the Douro and Tejo with Lisbon, the Algarve and... Read More

  • Atlas of Oceans

    A fascinating hidden world. This book is a vibrant journey through the Earth's oceans and a timely, important treatise on what must be done to... Read More

  • Australian Cruising Guide

    This book is an essential guide for planning a cruise not only of Australia but its associated cruising areas of the South Pacific, The Philippines,... Read More

  • Baltic South West Pilot

    By Mark Brackenbury
    Publisher Stanford Marine
    ISBN 0540074144... Read More

  • Be Your Own Boat Surveyor

    This book is of great use to both new and existing boat owners with an easy to follow guide on examining all important aspects of... Read More

  • Bermuda Discovered

    A well-researched guide to this island

    (Cruising Guide to the Bermuda Islands), By John Hoedemakers & Jolanda Geerdink,
    for more details and how to order this guide,... Read More

  • Bloc Marine 2017 Atlantique

    Gives invaluable tidal information for the west coast of France and particularly Brittany, where the tidal streams taken at the wrong point can overwhelm most... Read More

  • Boatowners Mechanical and Electrical Manual

    This book covers all aspects of installation, maintenance, and repair of the various systems that operate on a modern cruising yacht.

    By Nigel Calder, More details... Read More

  • Brazil and Beyond

    By Annie Hill
    Publisher Tiller Publishing April 2001
    ISBN 13: 978-1888671216... Read More

  • Brazil Cruising Guide

    Originally published in France, this cruising guide to Brazil has been produced to the same high standards as Imray's major pilot books. Over 250 harbors... Read More

  • Bristol Channel and Severn Cruising Guide

    This guide covers nearly every creek, pill, river, and harbour from Milford Haven to St Ives via Lydney and Bristol, including the fixed-mast canal route... Read More

  • British Admiralty Pacific Islands Pilot Vol ll(The Central Groups)

    This covers the islands of the South-West Part of the Pacific Ocean including: Nouvelle-Calédonie and îles Loyauté Vanuata, Banks and Torres Islands, Santa Cruz Islands,... Read More

  • Cape Horn and Antartic Waters

    This guide covers the spectacular cruising grounds around Cape Horn, including Chile, the Beagle Channel, the Falkland Islands, and the Antarctic Peninsula. Including some of... Read More

  • CCC Sailing Directions – Ardnamurchan to Cape Wrath

    This guide covers the north section of the West Coast of Scotland from Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath, including the whole of Skye and the... Read More

  • CCC Sailing Directions and Anchorages – Firth of Clyde

    This volume covers the Firth of Clyde and extends beyond its titled area to the coast of Northern Ireland (Rathlin Island to Belfast Lough) and... Read More

  • CCC Sailing Directions and Anchorages – Outer Hebrides

    Coverage begins in Barra Head and stretches northeast to East Lewis and west to the exposed Atlantic coast and the remote islands of the St... Read More

  • Channel Islands, Cherbourg Peninsula & North Brittany

    A detailed pilot for the Channel Islands now includes the north coast of Brittany and Cherbourg Peninsula. St Vaast-La Hougue to Ouessant and the Channel... Read More

  • Charlie’s Chart of Costa Ricac

    This is a guide for yachtsmen cruising the coast of Costa Rica. All anchorages and marina facilities are described with an accompanying sketch of the... Read More

  • Charlie’s Charts of Polynesia

    This updated edition contains a number of full-color photographs to give a strong impression of the beauty and interest of the area as well as... Read More

  • Charlie’s Charts of the Hawaiian Islands

    A cruising guide with detailed sketch charts and information. Includes weather, piloting and routing considerations, customs, dangers, garbage disposal, and more.

    By Charles Wood updated by... Read More

  • Charlie’s Charts of the Western Coast of Mexico

    It covers the marinas and anchorages from San Diego to Cabo San Lucas, north in the Sea of Cortez to San Felipe, and south along... Read More

  • Chasing Sunsets

    The story of a family's 6-year circumnavigation. Of interest to other families, is the section on their return to 'normal' life as well as some... Read More

  • Child of The Sea

    A Child of the Sea is the true story of Jimmy Cornell's daughter sailing around the world on the family's small yacht from the age... Read More

  • Chile: Arica Desert to Tierra Del Fuego

    The fully revised fourth edition of this guide covers the coast from Arica in the north to Cape Horn in the south, including Isla de... Read More

  • Coastal Turmoil

    This book helps unravels the complexities of local winds, inshore currents and wave action and should enable careful skippers to avoid the trouble spots, reduce... Read More

  • Colombia to Rio Dulce Cruising Guide

    Covers the coast of Colombia, The San Blas Islands, the off-lying islands of Colombia (San Andres and Providencia), the Moskito coast, the Cape at Gracias... Read More

  • Combing the Coral Carpet

    By Bruce Curran
    Publisher: Waterline Leisure Publication (Makati City, Manila)(Nov 2003)
    ISBN 10 - 9719264500... Read More

  • Cornells Ocean Atlas

    A 'must-have' book for anyone contemplating a long open water voyage. A beautifully presented atlas containing all you need to plan the best route and... Read More

  • Crossing The Thames Estuary

    A useful set of tables enabling navigators to select the best routes according to the tides for crossing the Thames Estuary and fully explore the... Read More

  • Cruise the Black Sea

    By Doreen and Archie Annan
    Publisher: Atakoy Marina, Istanbul (2001)
    Available from Amazon... Read More

  • Cruisers’ AA

    Contains over 1,800 tips, tricks, advice, and ideas on cruising – interspersed with color pictures and shorts stories. Available in paperback or as an ebook.... Read More

  • Cruising Anglesey and Ajoining Waters

    It is the definitive pilot to Anglesey and the Menai Strait, an area that provides fine cruising and wonderful anchorages.

    By Ralph Morris
    Published by Imray (9th... Read More

  • Cruising Bulgaria and Romania

    It is full of useful information about the towns and ports along the Danube River and the Black Sea Coast as well as excellent navigation... Read More

  • Cruising Cork and Kerry

    This guide to a beautiful part of Ireland provides background information that is not found in the traditional pilots and almanacs.

    By Graham Swanson
    Published by Imray... Read More

  • Cruising French Waterways

    By Hugh McKnight
    Publisher: Euromapping; 8th edition (1 Aug. 2010)
    ISBN- 978-1846230141... Read More

  • Cruising Galicia (The Rias and Harbours of North West Spain from Ribadeo to A Guarda)

    Compiled after several seasons cruising in the area, however, the RCCPF Atlantic Spain & Portugal guide is more up to date.

    By Carlos Rojas and Robert... Read More

  • Cruising Guide Bonaire

    An excellent guide to this small Caribbean island covering sailing and diving activities.

    By John Hoedemakers and Jolanda Geerdink
    Published 2010
    Available to download from www.sailadventures.nl... Read More

  • Cruising Guide to Belize and Mexico’s Caribbean Coast including Guatemala’s Rio Dulce

    One of the most complete reference books to the popular east coast of the Yucatan peninsula of Mexico and Belize to the Rio Dulce in... Read More

  • Cruising Guide to Cuba

    Information compiled over 14 winter seasons cruising in Cuba. Up-to-date navigational information, chart illustrations, anchorages,
    photos, overland excursions and much more.
    Cheryl also has a useful website... Read More

  • Cruising Guide to Cuba

    By Simon Charles
    Publisher: Cruising Guide Publications; 2 edition (November 1997)
    ISBN-13: 978-0944428368... Read More

  • Cruising Guide to Germany and Denmark

    Covering the North Sea and Baltic coasts of Germany and Denmark, this guide is a companion to Brian Navin’s North Sea Passage Pilot and Cruising... Read More

  • Cruising Guide to Indonesia

    With 25 chapters and over 320 anchorages, Cruising Guide Indonesia covers everything the prudent navigator needs to safely cruise Indonesian waters and enjoy the largest... Read More

  • Cruising Guide to Newfoundland

    By Alexander Weld & the Cruising Club of America
    Publisher Members of the Cruising Club of America
    ISBN: x11750... Read More

  • Cruising Guide to Puerto Rico (inc. the Spanish Virgin Islands)

    This book is perhaps the most comprehensive guide ever written covering Puerto Rico and the Spanish Virgin Islands. Its 50 full-color charts containing extremely accurate... Read More

  • Cruising Guide To Southeast Asia Volume I: South China Sea, Philippines, Gulf Of Thailand To Singapore

    This guide is now succeeded by the first edition of South China Sea (2019). Go here for details.

    Cruising guide covering South China Sea, detailing Hong Kong... Read More

  • Cruising Guide to Southeast Asia, Vol. 2, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Singapore & the Malacca Strait to Phuket

    Provides sailing directions supported by detailed black and white sketch charts and harbour plans. Climate and weather are discussed at length and there is a... Read More

  • Cruising Guide to the Canary Islands

    This guide offers a useful combination of cruising information and tips from local sailors about the beautiful islands of this Spanish archipelago.

    Compiled by Oliver Solanas... Read More

  • Cruising Guide to the Caribbean

    By William T. Stone and Anne M. Hayes
    Publisher Sheridan House. Rev Rep edition (August 21, 1998)
    ISBN-13: 978-0924486579... Read More

  • Cruising Guide to the Caribbean: Including the North Coast of South America, Central America and Yucatan

    By William T. Stone
    Publisher: Sheridan House; 2nd Revised edition edition (Aug. 21, 1998)
    ISBN-13: 978-0924486579... Read More

  • Cruising Guide to the Coast of Brazil Part 1: East Coast from Paraiba State to Bahia State

    Also available as an eBook from Amazon.co.uk
    Covering the islands of Sao Pedro & Sao Paul, Fernando de Noronha and the east coast from Cabedelo to... Read More

  • Cruising Guide to the coast of Brazil Part 2: North Coast from Paraiba State to Maranhao State

    Also available as an eBook from Amazon.co.uk
    Covering the islands of Sao Pedro & Sao Paul, Fernando de Noronha and the north coast from Cabedelo to... Read More

  • Cruising Guide to the Coast of Brazil Part 3: South Brazil

    As with parts 1 & 2, it is in kindle format, ideally used on a color tablet or iPad. It is available from Amazon.co.uk for... Read More

  • Cruising Guide to the Hawaiian Islands

    Bob and Carolyn Mehaffy spent over a year on their Hardin 45 ketch, Carricklee, researching all of the anchorages and harbors on all the inhabited... Read More

  • Cruising Guide to The Leeward Islands

    By Stephen J Pavlidis
    Published by Seaworthy Publications (2nd Edition 2012)
    ISBN: 9781892399366... Read More

  • Cruising Guide to the Leeward Islands 2014/2015

    This thirteenth edition covers the islands from Anguilla to Dominica and is an essential tool for all cruisers sailing this region.

    By Chris Doyle
    Publisher Cruising Guides... Read More

  • Cruising Guide To The Leeward Islands: Anguilla Through Dominica

    Covers the islands from Anguilla to Dominica, and is an essential tool for all cruisers sailing this region. Chris Doyle, the author, spends months sailing... Read More

  • Cruising Guide to the Netherlands

    This is regarded as the authoritative companion for anyone cruising the Netherlands using fixed mast routes. The guide is based on popular selected routes which... Read More

  • Cruising Guide to the Northern Leeward Islands 2016/2017

    The Cruising Guide to the Northern Leeward Islands covers the islands of Anguilla, St. Martin & Sint Maarten, St. Barts, Saba, Statia, St. Kitts, Nevis,... Read More

  • Cruising Guide to the Vavau Island Group in the Kingdom of Tonga

    By The Moorings
    Publisher: Imray,Laurie,Norie & Wilson Ltd; Pap/Map edition (Dec 1996)
    ISBN-13: 978-0944428177... Read More

  • Cruising Guide to the Windward Islands

    Comprehensive Windward Islands guide that covers the stretch of islands from Martinique to Trinidad and Tobago known as the Windward Islands. Now in full-color with... Read More

  • Cruising Guide to Trinidad & Tobago, Venezuela & Bonaire

    The book includes color aerial photos of many anchorages, clear and concise navigational charts, with information on things to do and places to go while... Read More

  • Cruising Guide to Trinidad and Tobago plus Barbados and Guyana

    An essential guide if visiting Guyana. It contains all the information you need to enjoy cruising Guyana, including most useful coloured chartlets of the Esswquibo... Read More

  • Cruising Guide to Venezuela and Bonaire

    The only seriously researched guide to this area. The book includes color aerial photos of many anchorages, clear and concise navigational charts.

    By Chris Doyle
    Published by... Read More

  • Cruising Guide to Virgin Islands, 2nd Edition

    This 2nd edition is vastly improved with extensive full-color aerial photography and completely updated harbour charts. Also includes 84 GPS-accurate sketch charts, piloting instructions, GPS... Read More

  • Cruising Guide to West Africa

    This guide covers the West African coast, off-lying islands and navigable rivers from Dakar in Senegal to Guinea-Bissau. In addition to the pilotage detail, it... Read More

  • Cruising In Seraffyn: Tribute Edition: As Long as it’s Fun

    Lin and Larry Pardey are among America's (and the world's) most knowledgeable and recognized cruising sailors. They are known as "America's first couple of cruising."... Read More

  • Cruising Ireland Companion Guide

    History, culture, scenery, geology, wildlife, economy, monuments and trivia of the coast of Ireland, by cruising sailors for cruising sailors.

    A companion to the ICC Sailing... Read More

  • Cruising Japan to New Zealand

    Useful information on route via Japan's Southern Archipelago, the Taiwan Straits, Hong Kong, Macau, the Philippines, and Micronesia.

    By Tere Batham
    Publisher: Sheridan House (October 31, 2004)
    ISBN-13:... Read More

  • Cruising Malaysian Borneo

    This comprehensive cruising guide provides over 100 pages of useful information about anchorages, towns, rivers and many facilities (general and marine) available in Sabah, Brunei,... Read More

  • Cruising Ports: Florida to California via Panama

    Nautical guidebook from 2003 for boaters making this popular 5,000-mile cruising route between the US coasts via the Panama Canal: Cuba, Mexico's Gulf Coast &... Read More

  • Cruising Ports: The Central American Route

    New 6.5 edition, March 2011. Nautical guidebook (272 pages) for boaters (sail & power) to all the marinas, anchorages & services along Pacific Guatemala, El... Read More

  • Cruising Scotland

    This pilot covers the Scottish west coast from the Clyde to Cape Wrath and all the outlying islands.

    By Mike Balmforth and Edward Mason
    Published by Imray... Read More

  • Cruising the Coral Coast

    The classic guide to the East Coast of Australia and the Great Barrier Reef. First published in 1968, this book has reached its eight editions... Read More

  • Cruising the Coral Coast – Classic guide to the East Coast of Australia and the Great Barrier Reef

    First published in 1968, this book has reached its eighth edition and remains the only guide to cover the whole of the east coast of... Read More

  • Cruising the New South Wales Coast

    New edition of what has long been the Bible of this coast. First released in 1976, this is the sixth edition of Cruising the New... Read More

  • Cruising the Philippines

    Sue Woods has been a regular contributor to noonsite during her time in the Philippines and this is the compilation of her extended cruising in... Read More

  • Cuba: A Cruising Guide

    Indispensable guide for anyone planning a cruise. In researching this guide Nigel Calder left no stone unturned. His meticulous attention to detail, which has made... Read More

  • Dag Pike’s Cruising Under Sail

    Cruising in a sailboat is so much more than a voyage from A to B. It’s about visiting new and exciting places, and gaining pleasure... Read More

  • Dangerous Marine Animals: That Bite, Sting, Shock, or Are Non-Edible

    Helpful information about less savory sea life you might encounter, recommended by cruisers.

    By Bruce W. Halstead

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0870334743/... Read More

  • Destination New Zealand – Blue Water Cruiser’s Guide to New Sealand’s Northern Waters

    4th ed. The bluewater cruiser's guide to New Zealand's northern waters. Covers all aspects of cruising this unique and beautiful coast between Tauranga and the... Read More

  • Destiny’s Landfall: A History of Guam

    This abundantly illustrated and richly documented history provides a comprehensive look at one of the world's last colonies. Rogers evokes the dramatic but little-known saga... Read More

  • Dive Maldives: A Guide to the Maldives Archipelago

    This book gives divers an insight into the geography of the atolls, islands, reefs, resorts, and dive sites of the Maldives with 135 detailed maps.

    By... Read More

  • Diving & Snorkeling Guide to Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands (Diving & Snorkeling Guides 2019)

    Guam, Rota, and Saipan are places known for their wide array of beautiful hard corals, variety of fish and other marine life and plethora of... Read More

  • Diving & Snorkelling Ascension Island

    The only detailed dive guide for the island. An excellent aid to planning dives and snorkeling trips and the perfect memento of Ascension with great... Read More

  • Diving Micronesia (Aqua Quest Diving Series)

    By Eric Hanauer
    Publisher: Aqua Quest Publications (Oct 2001)
    ISBN-13: 978-1881652199... Read More

  • Doctor On Board

    A Practical Guide to Medical Emergencies at Sea. Written specifically for the layman, this book shows the medical novice exactly how to tackle a wide... Read More

  • Downwind Around Australia & Africa Yacht Pilot

    Provides sailing directions from the South Pacific to Europe and Americas on the downwind route in one volume including weather information and route planning information.... Read More

  • East Aegean

    Rod Heikell's latest guide, East Aegean, covers Patmos, Kalimnos, Kos, Rhodes, and islands in between on the Greek side. On the Turkish side the ports... Read More

  • East Africa Pilot

    Complete handbook on the coast of East Africa between Kenya and Durban for both yachtsmen and diving enthusiasts.

    By Delwyn McPhun
    Publisher: Imray (1st edn 1998)
    DISCOUNTS available... Read More

  • East and North Coasts of Ireland Sailing Directions

    Covers from Kilmore Quay north to Fair Head and west to Bloody Foreland, by way of Dublin, Carlingford and Strangford Loughs, Belfast Lough, Rathlin Island,... Read More

  • East Coast Pilot

    The most popular pilot book for the creeks, harbours, and rivers between Great Yarmouth and Ramsgate.

    By Jarman, Holness, Cooper
    Published by Imray (4th Edition 2015)
    DISCOUNTS available... Read More

  • East Coast: A Cruising Guide to the Chesapeake

    By Abraham Stone and Hart
    Publisher: Putnam (March 22, 1989)
    ISBN-13: 978-0399150036... Read More

  • East Coast: A Cruising Guide to the Maine Coast

    Filled with vital information and charts of more than 530 harbours, anchorages, and gunkholes on Maine's rugged coast.

    By Hank & Jan Taft
    Publisher: Diamond Pass Publishing... Read More

  • East Coast: A Cruising Guide to the New England Coast

    First published in 1936, this work provides a guide to the cruising waters of the New England coast, as well as the Hudson River, Long... Read More

  • East Coast: Cruising Guide to Coastal South Carolina & Georgia

    The only cruising guide devoted exclusively to South Carolina and Georgia, this book covers almost every body of water along the coast as far inland... Read More

  • East Coast: The Georgia Coast

    Famous cruising couple Tom and Nancy Zydler have completely charted and described the complex Georgia coast in this new guide book. Filled with detailed information,... Read More

  • Encyclopedia of Weather and Climate Change

    A comprehensive examination of the world's weather, including an examination of climate change.

    A Complete Visual Guide, Pub. Jan 2011, See full details at

    https://www.noonsite.com/?p=79983&preview=true... Read More

  • Essential Knots

    A clear, step-by-step guide on how to tie many types of knots.

    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical, ISBN 978 1 408 13276 0, See more details... Read More

  • Explorer Chartbooks

    www.explorercharts.com
    Edited by Monty and Sara Lewis and updated on average every 3rd year.
    1. Near Bahamas (including Abacos) - 8th Edition (2017)
    2. Exumas (including Ragged Islands)... Read More

  • Exploring the North Coast of British Columbia: Blunden Harbour to Dixon Entrance, Including the Queen Charlotte Islands

    By Don Douglass and Reanne Hemingway-Douglass
    Publisher: Fine Edge Productions; 2nd edition (February 1, 2002)
    ISBN-13: 978-0938665809... Read More

  • Exploring the South Coast of British Columbia: Gulf Islands and Desolation Sound to Port Hardy and Blunden Harbour

    By Don Douglass and Reanne Hemingway Douglass
    Publisher: Fine Edge Productions; 3rd edition (August 26, 2009)
    ISBN-13: 978-1932310238... Read More

  • Fearsome Passages

    An anthology of articles previously published in the yachting press. Each covers a channel or harbour entrance that is notorious for having difficult tide and... Read More

  • First Aid at Sea

    This is a sturdy, color-coded, easy to use guide to emergency first aid which might be required at sea.

    By Colin Berry & Douglas Justins Published... Read More

  • Florida: A Gunkholer’s Cruising Guide to Florida’s West Coast

    By Tom Lenfestey
    Publisher: Great Outdoors Pub Co; 12 edition (October 2003)
    ISBN-13: 978-0820001357... Read More

  • Florida: Cruising Guide to Eastern Florida

    Hailed by sailors as the standard and best guide on the subject. In this updated third edition, the reader will find firsthand information on water... Read More

  • Florida: Cruising Guide to the Florida Keys

    This revised 12th edition covering the Keys from Miami to Key West includes aerial and satellite photos, detailed charts, list of marinas, artificial reefs, chartering,... Read More

  • Florida: Cruising Guide to Western Florida

    Western Florida offers a tranquil alternative to the fast-paced lifestyle of the eastern coast. From the slow-moving Manatee River to the wide-open spans of Tampa... Read More

  • Florida: Cruising the Florida Keys

    This book provides reliable instructions and lively commentary about traveling from the Port of Miami all the way to the Dry Tortugas. Boaters may choose... Read More

  • Florida: East Coast Ports of Call & Anchorages

    Covers Florida from its northern border near Fernandina Beach to Miami. Full page aerial photo on the right-hand page shows harbor entrances and marinas. Left-hand... Read More

  • Florida: Florida Keys and Everglades Cruising Guide

    Comprehensive guide to this popular cruising area, 256 pages, 129 photos, 56 sketch charts, street maps, GPS waypoints and course lines to aid in navigation,... Read More

  • Florida: Florida Keys Ports of Call & Anchorages

    This is the only Florida Keys book that features full-page color aerial photographs and text of the most popular ports of call and anchorages throughout... Read More

  • French for Cruisers

    The success of her “Spanish for Cruisers” has prompted Kathy Parsons to produce an even more comprehensive French phrasebook for cruising sailors.

    By Kathy Parsons, Published... Read More

  • French Inland Waterways

    Published by The Cruising Association... Read More

  • From Yangon to Manila Bay: The Cruising Almanac: 2005

    By Joanna Greenfield
    Published by Cross Time Matrix Sdn Bhd (Dec 2004)
    ISBN 13 9789833214006... Read More

  • Gone with the Wind in Madagascar – A Cruise to an Indian Ocean Paradise

    Set sail with Avril and Don on ‘Gone With The Wind’ to discover the exquisite and little-known paradise of Madagascar, lying some 300 miles off... Read More

  • Good Boat Stories

    Bob Silverman has owned six different ocean-going sailboats. He has sailed from the U.S. to the Caribbean, the Azores, the UK, the Mediterranean, and Brazil,... Read More

  • Gotto Go Cruising the ABC Islands

    By D Waterson & D van der Reidjen
    Publisher Compass Consultants Ltd
    ISBN 978 780955 232800... Read More

  • Greek Waters Pilot

    See this review of a previous edition for full details.
    The Greek Waters Pilot is the definitive cruising guide to the coasts and islands of Greece.... Read More

  • Grenada to The Virgin Islands

    Fully illustrated with plans and photos, many of which are new for this third edition, the guide is packed with interesting and useful background information... Read More

  • Guatemala – A Cruisers’ Guide to Rio Dulce (in English)

    Lilia Hartmann & Roberto Trapani (2nd edition: 2017). Published by "Il Frangente". Printed book € 27,00. Also available in Kindle via Amazon. All you need... Read More

  • Guatemala – A Cruisers’ Guide to Rio Dulce (in Italian)

    Lilia Hartmann & Roberto Trapani (1st edition: 2013)

    ISBN: 9788898023325, 20 Euros
    http://www.frangente.com/ilfrangente/3394-art-Guatemala_RIO_DULCE.htm#.UuJz07ctS2E.gmail... Read More

  • Guide to Marine Mammals of the World

    From understanding the differences between oceanic dolphins and whales to cataloging identifications, this will probably be one of the most frequently used guides on board.... Read More

  • Gulf Coast: A Cruising Guide to the Northern Gulf Coast (Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana)

    This completely updated cruising guide covers the waters that stretch from Apalachicola, Florida, to Grand Isle, Louisiana. For the first time, this edition includes additional... Read More

  • Harbour Guide (Croatia, Montenegro and Slovenia)

    A Harbour Guide to Slovenia, Croatia, and Montenegro, which covers the coasts of those countries and their islands. Each harbor is presented on its own... Read More

  • Hauraki Gulf Boating Atlas: Including the Mercury Islands, Mercury Bay and Great Barrier Island

    A guide for mariners and others to the foreshore, anchorages, and islands of the Hauraki Gulf, Mercury Islands, Mercury Bay, and Great Barrier Island. Included... Read More

  • Havens & Anchorages

    The companion to the South Atlantic Circuit covers the smaller and less well-known havens and anchorages between the major stops of South Africa (Brazil, Uruguay,... Read More

  • Hidden Harbours of Southwest Britain

    A tour of over 30 minor harbours around the coasts of southwest Britain from Lyme Bay to the River Severn. Illustrated with evocative colour photography.

    By... Read More

  • Hidden Harbours of Southwest Scotland

    This is a lively tour of small and infrequently visited harbours on the stunning Scottish coast and its nearby islands, starting from Port Logan in... Read More

  • Hidden Harbours of the Northwest

    This volume covers Northwest England and Southwest Scotland. Starting from the Dee Estuary and finishing in the remote Rhins of Galloway, over 40 historic and... Read More

  • Hidden Harbours of Wales

    This is a tour of small and infrequently visited harbours on the Welsh coast, starting from Lydney on the River Severn and finishing a world... Read More

  • Homeschool Teacher: A practical guide to inspiring academic excellence

    Written after 12 years of homeschooling her 2 daughters onboard their yacht “Seal” while sailing from the US to Greenland, Europe, Antarctica, New Zealand, Japan... Read More

  • Honduras and Bay Islands – A Mariners Guide

    The geography, natural resources, demographics and economy of Honduras and Its Bay Islands are addressed in this book. This cruising guide contains 55 GPS waypoints... Read More

  • Hostage – A Year at Gunpoint with Somali Gangsters

    The dramatic account of a British couple's kidnap by Somali pirates and their subsequent spell in captivity.

    By Paul & Rachel Chandler, See review by Jimmy... Read More

  • How Boat Things Work: An Illustrated Guide

    This book reduces a boat to its most rudimentary parts in simple drawings and clear explanations. Available on Amazon and most yachting book sellers.... Read More

  • How To Anchor Safely – So You Sleep Well!

    A useful and well-written ebook on anchoring techniques and related subjects.

    By Malcolm Snook, See review at

    https://www.noonsite.com/how-to-anchor-safely-so-you-sleep-well/... Read More

  • How to Cope with Storms

    This book is packed with practical advice and clear diagrams on how to cope, survival tactics and also how to avoid storms.

    by Dietrich von Haeften,... Read More

  • How to Sail with Dogs

    By Michelle Segrest and Maik Ulmschneider

    Michelle and Maik have sailed more than 7000 nautical miles with two beagles on board their 43-foot steel ketch Seefalke,... Read More

  • Hunting the Hunters

    A riveting account from an ex-Dutch detective who gave up his job to join the fight against the Japanese whaling fleet.

    By: Laurens de Groot,
    Published by... Read More

  • ICW: Norfolk to Jacksonville

    Exceptionally detailed index to ICW ports and features, a wealth of information about shore facilities, including locations by statute mile markers, and some sound advice... Read More

  • ICW: Norfolk to Miami

    The only one-volume guide to piloting the entire protected East Coast waterway, The Intracoastal Waterway, Norfolk to Miami is updated to reflect changes in channels... Read More

  • Indian Ocean Cruising Guide

    Good passage planning book with good local detail too. First produced 1996, now in its 2nd edition. Available through all major nautical publishers.

    by Rod Heikell,... Read More

  • Indian Ocean: Cruising Guide to South East Asia

    Includes Indonesia, East Timor, Singapore, West Thailand, Papua New Guinea.

    By Stephen Davies and Elaine Morgan, ISBN: 9781846230424... Read More

  • Inland Waterways of Belgium

    THE MINISTERE DES TRAVAUX PUBLICS has published a map of the inland waterways.

    By Jacqueline Jones
    Published by Imray (2005)
    DISCOUNTS available through Imray and Bluewater Books (see... Read More

  • Inland Waterways of France

    The standard guide to the French canals and navigable rivers includes maps and distance tables for each waterway, giving the user a general view of... Read More

  • Inland Waterways of Germany

    It is the only work to cover all the German waterways in detail in a single volume.

    By Barry Sheffield &C & J Best & R... Read More

  • Instant Weather Forecasting

    A bestseller, invaluable to anyone participating in outdoor activities. Clear color photographs of cloud formations have accompanying explanatory text, enabling the reader to read the sky, pick... Read More

  • Ionian

    Contains detailed information on many of the smaller harbors and anchorages which cannot be covered as comprehensively in Rod Heikell's major guide, Greek Waters Pilot.

    Corfu,... Read More

  • Irish Sea Pilot

    This well-established pilot covers both sides of the Irish Sea from Milford Haven to Portpatrick and Rathlin Island to Carnsore Point.

    By David Rainsbury
    Published by Imray... Read More

  • Islas Baleares

    This is the only fully comprehensive pilot guide in English to Spain's Balearic Islands covering Ibiza, Formentera, Mallorca, Cabrera, and Menorca.

    By RCCPF / David &... Read More

  • Isles of Scilly

    The long-awaited new edition of this comprehensive guide to the Isles of Scilly has been completely revised and updated. Throughout there are new photos including... Read More

  • Jimmy Cornell 200,000 Miles – A Life of Adventure

    In the last 4 decades, Jimmy Cornell has sailed over 200,000 miles in all oceans of the world, including three circumnavigations and voyages to Antarctica... Read More

  • Just Sea & Sky

    By Ben Pester, Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (September 2010), See review at

    https://www.noonsite.com/?p=79763&preview=true... Read More

  • Ken’s Comprehensive Cruising Guide for the United Kingdom of Tonga

    Complete cruising guide for the Kingdom of Tonga. Made by a cruiser for cruisers, it features lay-flat binding, logically arranged charts and information including waypoints... Read More

  • Kids in the Cockpit

    This book, written by Jill Schinas in 2005, is based on 14 years of research and personal experience of sailing with children. Immensely practical and... Read More

  • Kintyre to Ardnamuchan – Sailing Directions & Anchorages

    The last of the Clyde Cruising Club's Sailing Directions to be published under the Imray imprint.
    The best pilotage that is available for the west of... Read More

  • Kon Tiki

    A true classic: On April 28, 1947, the author and five other adventurers sailed from Peru on a balsa log raft. After three months on... Read More

  • Landfalls of Paradise: Cruising Guide to the Pacific Islands

    By Earl Hinz
    Publisher: University of Hawai'i Press; 4th Revised edition edition (30 April 1999)
    ISBN-13: 978-0824821159... Read More

  • Landfalls of Paradise: Cruising Guide to the Pacific Islands (Latitude 20 Books)

    The fifth edition of this sailing standard includes updated charts and text reflecting changes in regulations and facilities for most countries and specific ports of... Read More

  • Leeward Anchorages

    Depicts 43 anchorages and harbors throughout the islands of Anguilla, Sint Maarten/Saint Martin, Saint Barts, Saba, Statia, Saint Kitts, Nevis, Barbuda, Antigua, Guadeloupe, Marie Galante,... Read More

  • Living in Panama

    Most authoritative day-to-day guide to life in Panama. Available in bookstores in Panama or online at www.livinginpanama.net

    By Sandra T. Snyder
    Publisher: TanToes, S.A.; 2nd edition (March... Read More

  • Lochs and Lights: The West Coast of Mainland Scotland

    This addition to the range covers the mainland part of the West Coast of Scotland, from the estuaries of Galloway on the Solway Firth, northwards... Read More

  • Lonely Planet Cambodia (Travel Guide)

    Available on Amazon... Read More

  • Lonely Planet Peru (Travel Guide)

    Available from Bluewater Books (enter coupon code NOON for discount)... Read More

  • Maldives Cruising Guide

    Provides a full range of sailing directions as well as anchorage locations, supported by detailed charts and aerial photos in full color. The itineraries section... Read More

  • Marine Life of the Maldives

    A comprehensive marine life identification guide on the Maldives with over 1000 photographs.

    By Neville Coleman
    Published by Atoll Editions (2006)

    Buy on Amazon... Read More

  • Marine VHF Radio Handbook

    A useful book covering all aspects of marine communication.

    By Laszlo Mercz,
    Published by Mercator Publishing (2010),
    See review at

    https://www.noonsite.com/report/marine-vhf-radio-handbook/... Read More

  • Maritime Britain: A Celebration of Britain’s Maritime Heritage

    Organized by geographical area, this is an interesting brief history of maritime villages, towns, and cities with descriptions of the coastal museums, historic ships, lifeboats... Read More

  • Mediterranean Almanac 2017/18

    Imray & Adlard Coles Pilot Books can be purchased with an exclusive Noonsite discount of up to 15% by visiting our Imray store if shopping... Read More

  • Mediterranean Almanac 2017/2018

    See this Noonsite review (for the 2016 edition)

    By Lucinda Heikell with Rod Heikell
    Published by Imray (10th edition)
    Also available from Amazon
    DISCOUNTS available through Imray and Bluewater... Read More

  • Mediterranean Almanac 2019/20

    By Rod and Lucinda Heikell (11th Edition)
    Published by Imray
    DISCOUNTS available through Imray and Bluewater Books (see details and links above)

    See this Noonsite review of 2015/6... Read More

  • Mediterranean Cruising Handbook

    This is a companion to the Imray Mediterranean Almanac and provides information on climate, equipment, radio, navigation, routes to the Mediterranean, history, marine life, food... Read More

  • Mediterranean France and Corsica

    This is a comprehensive companion to the long coastline which ranges from Spain and the edge of the Pyrenees to the Alpes Maritimes and Italy.... Read More

  • Mediterranean Spain – Costas del Azahar Dorada and Brava (Cabo de la Nao to the French Border)

    The only detailed pilot for the northern part of the Spanish Mediterranean coast running up to the border with France.

    By RCCPF / John Marchment -... Read More

  • Mediterranean Spain – Costas del Sol and Blanca (Strait of Gibraltar to Denia)

    This is an important pilot for yachts coming to and from Northwest Europe and the Atlantic from the Balearic Islands and more distant parts of... Read More

  • Mediterranean Spain (2017)

    This new volume replaces the current two-part coverage of the Mediterranean mainland coast of Spain from Gibraltar to the French border. The entire coverage has... Read More

  • Mexico Boating Guide

    Updated available for 2015 at Point Loma Publishing This nautical guidebook for cruising boaters covers both sides of Baja, the entire Sea of Cortez (expanded... Read More

  • Micronesia Handbook

    Micronesia - the collective name for the Carolina, Gilbert, Mariana and Marshall Islands - covers the vast area of the Pacific between Hawaii and the... Read More

  • Micronesia Handbook

    By David Stanley
    Publisher: Avalon Travel Publishing; 5th edition (December 13, 1999)
    ISBN-13: 978-1566911627
    See www.southpacific.org... Read More

  • Micronesia Handbook

    By David Stanley
    Publisher: Avalon Travel Publishing; 2nd edition (15 Jun 1989)
    ISBN-13: 978-0918373243
    See www.southpacific.org [BROKEN LINK]... Read More

  • Mike Peytons Biography

    Mike Peyton is the world's most famous nautical cartoonist.

    by Dick Durham, See the review at

    https://www.noonsite.com/report/mike-peytons-biography/... Read More

  • Moon Fiji

    Since 1985, Moon Fiji has been the leading travel guidebook to Fiji. Author David Stanley has been writing about the South Pacific since 1979, and... Read More

  • Moon Tahiti

    Since 1989, Moon Tahiti has been the leading travel guidebook to French Polynesia and this new edition incorporates the latest restaurant, resort, and transportation news.... Read More

  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

    Sailing Directions Enroute include detailed coastal and port approach information, supplementing the largest scale chart of the area. Each publication is subdivided into geographic regions,... Read More

  • NE States & Canada: Down East Circle Route

    Covers the Hudson River, Erie Canal, E Lake Ontario, St. Lawrence River, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Bras d'Or Lakes.

    By Capt. Cheryl Barr
    Publisher: Yacht Pilot Publishing... Read More

  • New Zealand Cruising Guide – Central Area

    This guide covers the area from Cape Palliser to Farewell Spit with hand-drawn sketch charts with anchorage and marina information. Recommended New Zealand charts, hazards,... Read More

  • New Zealand’s Northland Coast

    The guide covers in detail the harbours and coastline from Whangarei to Cape Reinga and the Three Kings Islands. The section for Whangarei covers the... Read More

  • Nigel Calder’s Cruising Handbook: A Compendium for Coastal and Offshore Sailors

    The most comprehensive and helpful guide ever written for selecting and equipping a cruising sailboat.

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0071350993?ie=UTF8&tag=noonsite-20&camp=1789&linkCode=xm2&creativeASIN=0071350993... Read More

  • Noel Patrick’s Curtis Coast (Bundaberg to Mackay)

    From Bundaberg to Mackay, Noel Patrick's Curtis Coast covers 285 miles of tropical Queensland coastline. Detailed maps of 120 coastal islands, hundreds of photographs, 200... Read More

  • North Africa

    This edition now covers Morocco, Algeria, Libya and Tunisia including Gibraltar, Pantelleria, and the Pelagie Islands and Malta.

    By Hans van Rijn & Graham Hutt
    Publisher: Imray... Read More

  • North Sea Passage Pilotage

    This well-established guide to the East Coast of England from Great Yarmouth to Dover and corresponding continental coasts between Calais and Den Helder has undergone... Read More

  • Northern Territory Coast Cruising Guide

    Northern Territory Coast Cruising Guide is an essential guide for small and large craft when fishing, cruising or motoring throughout the Gulf of Carpentaria and... Read More

  • Norway

    This is a cruising guide to the mainland coast, fjords and islands of Norway, including Svalbard and Jan Mayen. The relatively benign sailing in the... Read More

  • Norwegian Cruising Guide including Spitsbergens

    Continuously updated since 1978. It has over 900 pages in five volumes and covers 1000 ports and anchorages. Included are tips on cruising northern destinations... Read More

  • Occupation Circumnavigator

    This is an extraordinary book by an extraordinary person. Lars Hässler is a Swedish lawyer who gave up a well-paid job, turned his back on... Read More

  • Ocean Drifters – A secret world beneath the waves

    Dr. Richard Kirby, plankton scientist and an Associate Fellow of the Marine Biological Association perhaps better known to many blue water sailors as the organizer... Read More

  • Ocean Nomad

    The Complete Atlantic Sailing Crew Guide: How to Catch a Ride & Contribute to a healthier ocean. Noonsite users, use the coupon code NOONSITE to... Read More

  • Ocean Passages & Landfalls

    Cruising Routes of the world with passage planning information and information on key harbors.

    By Rod Heikell and Andy O'Grady, ISBN: 9781846231551... Read More

  • Ocean Sailing

    A practical guide to long-distance ocean sailing covering the most important issues facing the aspiring ocean cruiser illustrated by passages from “those who have done... Read More

  • On and Off the Beaten Path: From South Florida to the Turks and Caicos

    Part I -Sailing and navigation to the Biminis, Andros, The Berry Islands, New Providence, Eleuthera, Little San Salvador, Cat Island, Long Island, Conception Island, Rum... Read More

  • Pacific Coast: Charlie’s Charts – U.S. Pacific Coast Seattle to San Diego

    16th Edition revision by Captain Holly Scott and Jo Russell. This cruising guide includes the Channel Islands and is a proven reference for safe navigation... Read More

  • Pacific Crossing Guide

    The Pacific Crossing Guide is a complete reference for anyone contemplating sailing the Pacific in their own boat. From ideal timing, suitable boats, routes, methods... Read More

  • Pacific Mexico

    A Cruiser’s Guidebook
    By Shawn Breeding and Heather Bansmer
    Published by Blue Latitude Press
    ISBN 978-0-9800901-2-3

    This is a comprehensive guide detailing the anchorages and harbors of the Pacific... Read More

  • Pacific Northwest & Alaska: Pacific Boating Almanac

    By Peter L. Griffes
    Publisher: Western Marine Enterprises (Nov 1995)
    ISBN-13: 978-0930030872... Read More

  • Pacific Ocean: Landfalls of Paradise

    Good general passage planning book for the Pacific, with details on ports of entry and much more.

    By Earl Hinz, ISBN: 9780824830377... Read More

  • Pacific Ocean: South Pacific Anchorages

    Clear but less detailed maps of passes and anchorages.

    By Warwick Clay, ISBN: 0852884826... Read More

  • Pacific Odyssey

    An interesting view of real-life on various remote Pacific Islands.

    By Gwenda Cornell Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (July 2012), ISBN 9781408173855, See review at

    https://www.noonsite.com/pacific-odyssey-a-review/... Read More

  • Patagonia & Tierra Del Fuego Nautical Guide

    This pilot, now the 3rd edition, has been published in English by an Italian couple who have spent more than 11 years cruising in Patagonia... Read More

  • Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego Nautical Guide

    (also known as the "Blue Book, or Italian Guide")

    This pilot guide covers 2,400 miles of the Chilean and Argentine coasts. Stretching from Valdivia, Chile to... Read More

  • PBO’s Sailing Around the UK and Ireland

    Publisher Adlard Coles 2nd Edition, 15th July 2011
    Price: £22.00
    DISCOUNTS available through Imray and Bluewater Books (see details and links above)
    See Review here... Read More

  • Pleasant Suriname (A Cruising Guide to Dutch Guyana)

    by John Hoedemakers and Jolanda Geerdink
    Published by "Sail Adventures" (1st Edn Dec. 2012)
    ISBN 978-90-811890-5-7
    Download from www.sailadventures.nl
    See a review here... Read More

  • Practical Navigation for the Modern Boat Owner

    This book gives the reader a detailed overview of all the systems currently in use, from GPS to AIS, and describes how each system works,... Read More

  • Puerto Rico, the Spanish, U.S. and British Virgin Islands (Street’s Cruising Guide to the Eastern Caribbean)

    These guides give the mariner all the information needed to safely cruise the area, not only piloting information but also interesting background information on people,... Read More

  • Red Sea Pilot: Aden to Cyprus (Mediterranean pilots & charts)

    This fully revised 2nd ed. pilot covers the entire stretch of the Red Sea from Aden to Cyprus. Including ports and anchorages on the Red... Read More

  • Reeds Nautical Almanac

    Published each year in September, this useful almanac covers the U.K, Ireland and the whole of the coast from the Kiel Canal in Germany to... Read More

  • Reeds Skippers Handbook

    This concise little book (just 4in X 6in) is one of those handy aids to keep in the chart table. It is clearly laid out... Read More

  • Reeds Weather Handbook

    See link for details and review.

    Published December 2013.

    https://www.noonsite.com/report/reeds-weather-handbook-by-frank-singleton/... Read More

  • Reef Fish Identification – Tropical Pacific

    For understanding what you see when you go snorkeling or scuba diving, regional books are far more useful than generic "reef life" guides. The same... Read More

  • Replacing Your Boat’s Engine

    This useful guide includes a detailed discussion on whether to rebuild or replace an engine, a step by step guide (including estimated time for each... Read More

  • Replacing Your Boat’s Electrical System

    Being suitable for both motorboats and yachts, this highly practical manual is an invaluable guide to getting glitches fixed and upgrades completed quickly, easily and... Read More

  • Route Planning: A Thinking Mans Guide to Voyages South

    Written by Frank Virgintino, author of numerous cruising guides for the Caribbean. In this book, the author represents the Caribbean basin in four quadrants to... Read More

  • Route Planning: The Gentleman’s Guide to Passages South

    The Thornless Path to Windward - He has systematically taken the thorns out of the route they used to call the Thorny Path. For example,... Read More

  • RYA Book of Caribbean Cruising

    Full of top tips for your boat and equipment preparations for Caribbean cruising.

    By Jane Gibb, ISBN: 9780713654318

    https://www.rya.org.uk/shop/... Read More

  • Sail to Svalbard

    By Jon Amtrup
    See Review here... Read More

  • Sail Trim – Theory and Prectice

    Sail trim is the art of setting sails in response to the varying conditions. This book demonstrates the skill of good sail trim with the... Read More

  • Sailing Grace

    The story of one man's determination to beat the odds having been diagnosed with a life-threatening condition.

    By John Otterbacher, Published by Samadhi Press, See details... Read More

  • Sailing in Paradise

    This practical little book provides all the details required if planning a charter holiday anywhere in the world.

    By Rod Heikell, See review at

    https://www.noonsite.com/sailing-in-paradise-yacht-charters-around-the-world/... Read More

  • Sailing Strategy (Wind and Current)

    Previously long out of print, it is considered the best book ever written on the subject, and presents in detail techniques which are still completely... Read More

  • Sailing Through Life

    From Finland to the Mediterranean - the unshakeable bond between human spirits.

    By Barb Radu Sprenger, See review at

    https://www.noonsite.com/sailing-through-life/... Read More

  • Sailing Through Paradise – Cruising Guide to the Maldives

    The main part of the guide deals with all the atolls in detail and is an invaluable resource for anyone planning a cruise through the... Read More

  • Sailing Through Russia: From The Arctic to the Black Sea

    This is the story of their journey down the inland waterways through Russia from Norway to the Black Sea in 2013. The first foreign-flagged boat... Read More

  • Sailors Guide to the Windward Islands: Martinique to Grenada

    Updated for 2011-2012, features detailed sketch charts based on the author's own surveys, and aerial photos of most anchorages. It also includes clear and concise... Read More

  • Sailors Guide to the Windward Islands: Martinique to Grenada (2019-2020)

    This guide features detailed sketch charts based on the author's own surveys and aerial photos of most anchorages with clear and concise navigational information. Lexi... Read More

  • Scottish West Coast Pilot: Troon to Ullapool and the Inner Hebrides

    By Mark Brackenbury
    Publisher: Stanford Maritime; 1986 edition
    ISBN-13: 978-0540071951... Read More

  • Sea Angling in Ireland

    Comprehensive guide to catching the biggest-and best-fish in Irish Waters.

    By John Rafferty
    Publisher: The Mercier Press Ltd (June 2007)
    ISBN 9781856355537... Read More

  • Sea Fishing

    There's nothing better than freshly caught fish for supper - and with this book to hand, you won't even have to pay for it!

    By Jim... Read More

  • Sea Guide to Pembrokeshire

    A comprehensive guide to Pembrokeshire's coastal waters. Fully illustrated in colour with plans and photographs.

    by Tom Bennett
    Published by Imray  (2nd edition 2006 / updates 2016)
    DISCOUNTS... Read More

  • Sea of Cortez: A Cruiser’s Guidebook

    By Shawn Breeding and Heather Bansmer
    Published by Blue Latitude Press (2008)
    ISBN 978-0-9800901-0-9
    See the details in the Noonsite review [BROKEN LINK]... Read More

  • Seabirds of the World

    A great reference illustrating photographically more than 321 species of seabirds in the world, that will help you ID many of your sightings.

    By Peter Harrison

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0691015511?ie=UTF8&tag=noonsite-20&camp=1789&linkCode=xm2&creativeASIN=0691015511... Read More

  • Seashells of the World (Golden Guide)

    Collecting shells while beachcombing is one of the simple pleasures of the cruising life. This book will help you understand the life cycle of shells... Read More

  • Secret Anchorages in Brittany

    Secret Anchorages of Brittany provides concise pilotage directions for practically all the natural anchorages along the Brittany coast, from the Bay of Mont St Michel... Read More

  • Self-Sufficient Sailor

    Self Sufficient Sailor 3rd edition

    This fully revised and expanded version published November 2019 by authors Lin and Larry Pardey was updated by Lin following 2... Read More

  • Sell Up & Sail

    The authors have covered a lot of miles in their life and their personal experience forms the core of their book.

    By Bill and Laurel Cooper,... Read More

  • Sell Up and Cruise the Inland Waterways

    Bill and Laurel Cooper are the experts on living afloat. They offer much advice on how to get the most out of the inland cruising... Read More

  • Seychelles Nautical Pilot

    Covering the archipelago of Seychelles this guide contains descriptions of ports and moorings on the following Islands, including coloured chartlets and colour photographs. Mahe, Silhouette,... Read More

  • Shell Channel Pilot

    The Shell Channel Pilot remains the ultimate authority on cruising both sides of the English Channel. Ever since the 1930s, when Adlard Coles published the... Read More

  • Shetland Islands Pilot

    The Shetland Islands offer a fascinating cruising ground. There are numerous beautiful, if sometimes rugged anchorages, many harbors, and several marinas. Natural scenery and the... Read More

  • Solent Cruising Companion

    Covering the area from Keyhaven and Yarmouth in the west to Chichester and Bembridge in the east.
    See review

    By Derek Aslett
    Publisher Wiley Nautical - Edition: 2nd... Read More

  • Solitaire Spirit

    The remarkable story of a novice sailor who built himself a boat and went on complete 3 solo circumnavigations. Finally sailing back into Lymington, U.K.... Read More

  • Solomon Islands Cruising Guideso

    The Solomon Islands Cruising Guide is packed with information about sailing in these beautiful islands and includes anchorages throughout the country.

    Editor Dirk Sieling
    Publisher: Island Cruising... Read More

  • South Africa Nautical Almanac

    New aerial photographs from Lambetts Bay to Plettenburg Bay and fully revised text. Boating services directories. The only complete book for navigating the coasts of... Read More

  • South Africa to the Caribbean

    The cruising route from South Africa to the Caribbean has become increasingly popular in recent years, due to concerns over security along the Red Sea route.

    Author... Read More

  • South and West Coasts of Ireland Sailing Directions

    Edited by Norman Kean ICC
    Publisher: Irish Cruising Club, 13th Edition, Published February 2013
    See ICC website [BROKEN LINK]... Read More

  • South Atlantic Circuit

    A comprehensive reference to Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina, and the South Atlantic Islands, South Africa and Namibia.

    By Tom Morgan, ISBN: 9789541900338... Read More

  • South Atlantic Circuit – Havens & Anchorages

    A companion guide to the South Atlantic Circuit, covering the smaller and less-known destinations.

    By Tom Morgan/RCC Pilotage Foundation, ISBN: 954190041

    https://rccpf.org.uk/... Read More

  • South Biscay – La Gironde to La Coruna

    This pilot covers the coasts of France and Spain from the Gironde to La Coruna in Galicia.

    By RCCPF/Steve Pickard
    Published by Imray (7th edition 2012 /... Read More

  • South China Sea

    This beautifully illustrated cruising guide published late 2019 covers Singapore to Hong Kong via the Gulf of Thailand, Malaysia, Brunei and the Philippines with expanded... Read More

  • South East Asia Pilot – 5th Edition (2016)

    Now in its 25th year of publication, the 5th edition sees major updates. The guide encompasses approximately three million square miles of some of the... Read More

  • South Pacific Anchorages

    Details of harbors and anchorages in the pacific south of the equator between New Guinea and South America.

    By Warwick Clay
    Publisher: Imray (2nd edition (January 1,... Read More

  • South Pacific Handbook

    Moon Handbooks South Pacific provides in-depth coverage of outdoor recreation, with specifics on swimming, diving, yachting, kayaking, biking, hiking, camping, climbing, caving, and horseback riding.... Read More

  • Southeast Asia Cruising Guide Vol II (Indonesia, East Timor, Singapore, West Thailand, Papua New Guinea)

    This is the first of the two-volume set of the Southeast Asia Cruising Guide to reach a second edition. This guide covers the entire length... Read More

  • Southeast Asia Cruising Guide Volume II

    Covers Indonesia, East Timor, Singapore, West Thailand, Papua New Guinea. This edition concentrates on the most frequented routes and includes the most popular stops. There... Read More

  • Southern Ocean Cruising

    Available to order or as a free download from http://www.era.gs/resources/soc/index.shtml.
    Fully updated to include latest environmental regulations and visitors guidelines. Essential for anyone planning to visit... Read More

  • Southern Turkey, the Levant and Cyprus: A Sea Guide to the Coasts and Islands

    This book covers Southern Turkey (Anatolia) and through the Rhodes Channel to the Syrian Frontier, the Levant―Syria, Lebanon, Israel and then Cyprus.

    By H.M. Denham
    Publisher: W.... Read More

  • Southern Waterway Guide from Florida to the Mexican Border

    2015 ed. Covers the Gulf coast from Florida to the Mexican border, as well as the Atlantic coast of Florida and also provides excellent information... Read More

  • Spanish for Cruisers

    The new edition of this extremely useful guide has a host of new features that will make life even easier for sailors visiting Spanish speaking... Read More

  • Storm Tactics Handbook

    Storm Tactics Handbook: Modern Methods of Heaving-To for Survival in Extreme Conditions

    The fear of storms has kept many otherwise competent sailors from venturing into the... Read More

  • Street’s Cruising Guide to the Eastern Caribbean: Anguilla to Dominica

    By Donald Street
    Publisher: W W Norton & Co Ltd (Revised edition (January 17, 1994)
    ISBN-13: 978-0393035254... Read More

  • Street’s Guide Martinique to Trinidad

    These guides give the mariner all the information needed to safely cruise the area, not only piloting information but also interesting background information on people,... Read More

  • Street’s Guide to the Cape Verde Islands

    This to the Cape Verde Islands is the first and only cruising guide for the Cape Verde Islands. It is a completely up-to-date, full-color guide... Read More

  • Stress-Free Mooring: For Sail and Power

    Stress-Free Mooring is a quick-access, extremely visual on-board practical guide to how to approach mooring and berthing situations in a yacht or motorboat - with step-by-step photographic... Read More

  • Stress-free Motorboating

    Profusely illustrated with color step-by-step photographs (and links to videos), Stress-Free Motorboating tackles and teaches the most common boating situations, including getting out of (and then back... Read More

  • Stress-free Navigation: Electronic and Traditional

    The book covers the basic introductory elements clearly and simply for novices, and progresses through more advanced techniques for experienced navigators, so that there is... Read More

  • Stress-free Sailing

    This book is particularly useful to anyone sailing solo or shorthanded--including couples with young children who need to be supervised by one parent whilst the... Read More

  • Surviving the Storm: Coastal and Offshore Tactics

    Steve Dashew has produced a really useful addition to the blue water cruising library with a comprehensive and gripping book about storm preparation, gear, and... Read More

  • The Abaco Guide: A Cruising Guide to the Northern Bahamas: Including Grand Bahama, the Bight of Abaco, and the Abacos

    Comprehensive guide covering the entire Abaco chain as well as the Grand Bahama region, and the Bight of Abaco. 66 detailed full-color charts contain extremely... Read More

  • The Adlard Coles Book of Mediterranean Cruising

    This is the perfect guide for anyone cruising in the Mediterranean by Rod Heikell, the acknowledged expert on Mediterranean sailing. Now on its 4th edition... Read More

  • The Aegean – A Sea Guide to its Coasts and Islands

    A sea guide to the mainland shores and islands of Greece and Turkey.

    By H. M. Denham
    Available from Amazon (5th Revised Edition May 1983)
    ISBN: 978 9719539800... Read More

  • The Atlantic Crossing Guide

    By RCC Pilotage Foundation (Author), Philip Allen (Editor), Anne Hammick (Editor), Gavin McLaren (Editor)
    Publisher: Adlard Coles Nautical; 4th Revised edition edition (30 Sep 1998)
    ISBN-13: 978-0713648393... Read More

  • The Atlantic Crossing Guide

    The Atlantic Crossing Guide is a complete reference for anyone planning an Atlantic passage in their own boat. From ideal timing, suitable boats, routes, methods... Read More

  • The Atlantic Crossing Guide

    Essential reading for anyone contemplating crossing the Atlantic.

    RCC Pilotage Foundation, Published August 2010, See full details at

    https://www.noonsite.com/the-atlantic-crossing-guide/... Read More

  • The Atlantic Islands

    This very comprehensive pilot covers Bermuda, The Azores, Madeira Group, Canary Islands and Cape Verdes. This 6th edition has been substantially updated and is in... Read More

  • The Bahamas – Abaco – Ports of Call & Anchorages

    Covering the Abaco chain of Islands from Walker's Cay to Little Harbour, featuring full-page aerial photographs of each anchorage. Accompanying text describes marinas, resorts, services... Read More

  • The Bahamas Cruising Guide with the Turks & Caicos Islands

    This guide contains small sections of British Admiralty charts as well as many waypoints for navigating the Bahamas. The yellow pages provide extensive information on... Read More

  • The Baltic Sea and Approaches

    This new edition incorporates substantial updates reflecting the changes happening in this area. It covers the nine countries bordering the Baltic Sea; Germany, Denmark, Sweden,... Read More

  • The Black Sea

    The latest and very comprehensive guide to all the countries bordering the Black Sea.

    By David Read Barker and Lisa Borre
    Publisher: Imray/RCC Pilotage Foundation (1st edn... Read More

  • The Boy Behind the Gate

    The story of how a dream of a circumnavigation become a 6-year odyssey of adventure.

    By Larry Jacobson, See review at

    https://www.noonsite.com/?p=79849&preview=true... Read More

  • The Capable Cruiser

    The Capable Cruiser by Lyn and Larry Pardey, was expanded and revised in 2010.

    Carrying on from their book The Self-Sufficient Sailor, this book gives more emphasis... Read More

  • The Care and Feeding of Sailing Crew, 4th Edition

    The Care and Feeding of Sailing Crew
    By Lin and Larry Pardey

    Despite the title, this is hardly a cookbook; rather it s a primer on successful... Read More

  • The Complete Anchoring Handbook

    This well-written and excellently illustrated book cover all aspects of anchors and anchoring, including windlasses.

    By Alain Poiraud, Achim and Erika Ginsberg-Klemmt, Published by International Marine... Read More

  • The Crash Test Boat

    How Yachting Monthly magazine took a 40ft boat through 8 disaster scenarios.

    Edited by Paul Gelder, Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (January 2013), See the report... Read More

  • The Cruising Almanac

    DISCOUNTS available through Imray and Bluewater Books (see details and links above)

    Cruising Association
    The Cruising Almanac is an annual publication first published over 100 years ago... Read More

  • The Cruising Companion to North France and Belgium

    With all its variety of ports, harbors and anchorages, Belgium and France's north coast is a fascinating cruising ground. This full-color companion to the area... Read More

  • The Cruising Guide to Abaco Bahamas 2013-(Atlantic & Caribbean Pilots)

    Inexpensive annually published guide to Abaco Bahamas, including the crossing from Florida. Covers from Walker's Cay to Hole-in-the-Wall (does not cover Grand Bahama or Eleuthera).... Read More

  • The Cruising Guide to Trinidad

    A Cruising Guide to Trinidad and Tobago covering this lovely Caribbean cruising region. Its 29 full-color charts containing extremely accurate data are based on independent... Read More

  • The Danube Delta

    The best charts for the Black Sea are Turkish and can be bought in Istanbul.

    By Guido Cattaneo
    Published by Imray (1st edn 2010)
    Available from Amazon
    DISCOUNTS available... Read More

  • The Exuma Guide

    All-encompassing cruising guide on the Exuma Cays. Local knowledge is the key and in The Exuma Guide, you get information previously known only to those... Read More

  • The Fishing, Diving, Cruising Guide to the Bay of Islands

    By Steve Radich
    Publisher: Halcyon Press - Oct 2002
    ISBN 13: 9781877256240... Read More

  • The Great Book of Anchorages – Bahamas Edition

    Beach House Publications/Maptech - Chuck Baier & Susan Landry
    http://www.richardsonscharts.com/category/great-book-of-anchorages/... Read More

  • The Icom M802 Radio Manual For Idi-Yachts

    A guide for installing and using the Icom M802 SSB/HAM DSC radio.

    by Captain Marti Brown, See details at

    https://www.noonsite.com/the-icom-m802-radio-manual-for-idi-yachts/... Read More

  • The Illustrated Boat Dictionary in 9 Languages

    An invaluable book for anyone sailing outside their native country.

    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (January 2014),
    See more details at

    https://www.noonsite.com/?post_type=wcc_reports&p=80167&preview=true... Read More

  • The International Certificate of Competence

    This concise little book covers all that is required for both the theory and the practical tests for an ICC for Europe. It includes a... Read More

  • The Ionian Islands to the Anatolian Coast

    A sea guide to Cofu, S. Crete, Rhodes, Cyprus and South coast of Turkey.

    By H.M. Denham
    Available from Amazon (1st edn 1982)
    ISBN:978-0719539497... Read More

  • The Islands Time Forgot

    Exploring the South Pacific under sail. Fifty-five islands, nineteen countries, seventeen thousand miles, and one amazing adventure.

    By Graham Morse, See review at

    https://www.noonsite.com/?p=79854&preview=true... Read More

  • The Missing Centimetre

    The story of an ordinary family taking one year out of their life to sail the Atlantic circuit.

    By Leon Schulz, See review at

    https://www.noonsite.com/?p=79860&preview=true... Read More

  • The Narrow Sea: Barrier, Bridge and Gateway to the World – The History of the English Channel

    A readable, short history of the English Channel.

    By Peter Unwin
    Publisher: Headline Book Publishing; illustrated edition 2004
    ISBN 9780747244523... Read More

  • The North West Caribbean

    First new coverage of these Northwest Caribbean regions since 1990. All original charts based on personal surveys conducted by the author. Extensive navigational instructions and... Read More

  • The Northland Coast Boaties Atlas

    A chart-based Cruising Guide covering New Zealand's Northland Coast Including the Bay of Islands and the Three Kings Islands. Full-color reproductions of portions of official... Read More

  • The Pacific Crossing Guide

    By Michael Pocock, Revised by Ros Hogbin
    Publisher: Adlard Coles; 2nd edition (August 2011)
    ISBN-13: 978-0713661828
    See the detailed review... Read More

  • The Palau Guide (2010) A guide to yachting and tourism in Palau

    This book provides an in-depth look at Palau for visitors by land and sea. The first half of the book delves into the culture and... Read More

  • The Panama Cruising Guide

    Considered one of the best Guides covering Panama, this 5th Edition  (2014) is a comprehensive cruising guide for both the Panama Canal and San Blas... Read More

  • The Panama Guide

    Still the most comprehensive guide written about the extraordinarily beautiful waters of the Caribbean and Pacific coasts of Panama. It contains vital information for planning... Read More

  • The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914

    The National Book Award-winning epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal, a first-rate drama of the bold and brilliant engineering feat that was... Read More

  • The Practical Skywatcher’s Handbook

    This substantial soft-backed book will be an invaluable help to all sailors wishing to be able to find their way around the night sky as... Read More

  • The RCC Pilotage Foundation Atlantic Crossing Guide

    The Atlantic Crossing Guide is a complete reference for anyone planning an Atlantic passage in their own boat.

    By Jane Russell
    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (6th... Read More

  • The Scuba Diving Handbook

    This book covers diving from the very beginning of diving through to the latest techniques of scuba diving.

    By John Bantin, Published by Adlard Coles Nautical,... Read More

  • The Sea of Cortez – A Cruiser’s Guide

    A comprehensive guide detailing the remote and pristine anchorages of the Baja peninsula and Mexican mainland within the Sea of Cortez. Important cruising information such... Read More

  • The Splicing Handbook

    The only handbook devoted to splicing today's ropes, this bestselling reference covers every kind of splicing project a boater will ever need.

    See more details at

    https://www.noonsite.com/the-splicing-handbook/... Read More

  • The Turks & Caicos and The Dominican Republic

    By Stephen Pavlidis
    www.cruisingguides.com... Read More

  • The Turks and Caicos Guide

    This is the original in-depth cruising guide to the Turks and Caicos region. It includes key harbours on the northern coast of the Dominican Republic.... Read More

  • The Ultimate Survival Manual

    Your Go-To Guide For Surviving Anything!

    By Rich Johnson,
    Published by Bloomsbury Publishing (March 2013),
    See more details at

    https://www.noonsite.com/report/the-ultimate-survival-manual/... Read More

  • The West Country

    It provides essential sailing directions and detailed listings of facilities together with a wealth of information for those wishing to learn about the West Country... Read More

  • The Western Shores of Turkey

    This book is the distillation of a succession of journeys that John Freely made along this coast - an odyssey spanning a quarter of a... Read More

  • The Yachtman’s Pilot to Skye and Northwest Scotland

    This pilot covers the most remote areas of the west coast of Scotland between Ardnamurchan Point and Cape Wrath and the Island of Skye.

    By Martin... Read More

  • The Yachtsman’s Guide to the Bahamas

    Tropical Island Publishers
    The "official guide" of the Bahamas by the Ministry of Tourism has been published annually for the past fifty years. Gives details of... Read More

  • The Yachtsmans Pilot: Clyde to Colonsay

    This guide to the West Coast of Scotland combines clear plans with photographs and charts to provide all the pilotage information required for exploring this... Read More

  • Through the French Canals

    By David Jefferson
    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (April 2014)
    DISCOUNTS available through Imray and Bluewater Books (see details and links above)... Read More

  • Through the German Waterways

    By Philip Bristow
    Publisher: Adlard Coles Nautical; 2nd Revised edition (24 Mar 1988)
    ISBN-13: 978-0713657708... Read More

  • Tidal Havens of the Wash and Humber

    A long-established guide to the nooks and crannies of this fascinating corner of the North Sea. It covers the flat coasts of Norfolk, Lincolnshire, and... Read More

  • Tonga Samoa Handbook

    David Stanley presents legends about demigods and directions to undersea caves and canyons in Tonga, as well as the history of tattooing rituals and budget... Read More

  • Torres Strait Passage Guide

    A navigational guide to routes through the Great Barrier Reef and the little known islands of the Torres Strait.

    By Ken Hellewell
    Publisher Cevennes Productions - Edition:... Read More

  • Tricks of The Trades

    This book widens scope 'Gentleman's Guide to Passages South' and handles questions of health, thieves, con artists, corrupt officials, equipment, brokers, outfitters and more. It... Read More

  • Turkey Cruising Companion

    Covering the Ionian, Carian, West and East Lycian Coasts, the Turkey Cruising Companion is the essential pilot guide for anyone cruising the area.

    A Yachtsman's Pilot... Read More

  • Turkish Waters and Cyprus Pilot

    This guide covers the coast of Turkey from the Bosphorus to the Syrian border and Cyprus. There is also a chapter on the Black Sea... Read More

  • Turks Islands Landfall – A History of the Turks & Caicos Islands

    By Herbert E. Sadler
    1997 Edition Editors: Marjorie Sadler, Karen Collins
    ISBN 976-8138-62-9... Read More

  • U.K. and Ireland Circumnavigator’s Guide

    A valuable guide for anyone planning all or part of such a cruise.
    See Noonsite book review

    By Sam Steel
    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (March 2011, 2nd... Read More

  • Vanuatu and New Caledonia (Lonely Planet Country Guide)

    A general travel guide that includes some information specific to yachts.

    By Jocelyn Harewood, Tione Chinula, and Vincent Talbot
    Publisher: Lonely Planet Publications; 5th Revised edition (1... Read More

  • Vip Cruising Guide St. Maarten/St. Martin Area to Antigua & Barbuda

    By William J. Eiman
    Publisher: Virgin Island Plus Yacht Charters, Incorporat (November 1992)
    ISBN-13: 978-0963504807... Read More

  • Virgin Anchorages

    Excellent companion to the Cruising Guide to the Virgin Islands, featuring stunning, color, aerial photography, it captures 46 of the most popular anchorages in the... Read More

  • Virgin Islands: Cruising Guide – 19th Edition 2020

    This 19th edition of The Cruising Guide to the Virgin Islands is a post-hurricane edition following the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma in September 2017.... Read More

  • Voyaging with Kids

    An incredible resource for parents with kids on board and for all those families thinking about taking their children voyaging who want their questions answered.

    A... Read More

  • Waggoner Cruising Guide to the Pacific North West (2016)

    Download for free at http://waggonerguide.com/download-the-2016-waggoner-cruising-guide/ [BROKEN LINK]... Read More

  • Waterway Guide Bahamas 2015 edition

    Features mile-by-mile navigation information, aerial photography with marked routes, marina listings, and locator charts, anchorage and port information, GPS waypoints, detailed planning maps, distance charts... Read More

  • Waterway Guide: Cuba

    A new guide, 2017, that covers the entire country of Cuba. Detailed navigation, anchorages, "Goin’ Ashore information", over 120 charts and bonus sections on the... Read More

  • Weather Handbook

    The most successful book for met author Alan Watts (aside from his Instant Weather Forecasting), he had been working on a fourth edition at the... Read More

  • West Country Cruising Companion

    By Mark Fishwick
    Publisher: Fernhurst Books (8th Edition 2014)
    ISBN 9781909911086
    Now also available as an ebook. See Fernhurst Books [BROKEN LINK]... Read More

  • West France Cruising Companion

    A yachtsman's pilot and cruising guide from L'Aberwrac'h to the Spanish Border.

    By Neville Featherstone
    Published by Wiley Nautical (2nd Edn. 2010)
    DISCOUNTS available through Imray and Bluewater... Read More

  • Western Coast of Mexico including Baja

    For over 27 years this has been the definitive guide to cruising Mexico. It covers the marinas and anchorages from San Diego to Cabo San... Read More

  • Western Ireland: Cruising the Wild Atlantic Way

    Whether by sea or by land, Cruising the Wild Atlantic Way provides visitors to the west of Ireland with information about what to know before... Read More

  • Where Land Meets Sea

    Essentially a book exploring the East Coast in pictures. An ideal companion book to the East Coast Pilot.

    by Derek Bowskill.
    Published by Imray (1st edn 2008)
    DISCOUNTS... Read More

  • Where the Magic Happens

    One night when their children were still in diapers, Caspar and Nichola Craven hatched a plan to sail around the world as a family. Most... Read More

  • Wilderness Veterinary Companion for Cruisers

    This is a comprehensive manual that offers valuable help to pet owners whatever their mode of travel.

    By David LaVigne, See review at

    https://www.noonsite.com/?p=80121&preview=true... Read More

  • William Owen’s Hauraki Gulf – A Fishing and Cruising Guide

    Information about anchorages and harbours for all the important islands throughout the Gulf and detail about seamanship, boat safety, and fishing. It also covers marinas... Read More

  • William Owen’s Northland coast: A fishing and cruising guide

    By William Owen
    Published by David Bateman, Auckland, 1993
    ISBN: 13: 9781869531577... Read More

  • Windward Anchorages

    Windward Anchorages graphically, and through spectacular aerial photography, depicts 47 anchorages and harbors throughout the islands of Martinique, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Grenadines and Grenada,... Read More

  • Winter in Fireland – A Patagonian Sailing Adventure

    A must-read for all those cruisers thinking about venturing to this part of the world.

    Servicio de Hidrografía Naval raster charts
    Free for download at: http://www.hidro.gov.ar/nautica/Raster.asp [BROKEN... Read More

  • World Cruising Routes

    Described as the bible of cruising sailors, World Cruising Routes is the definitive reference book for long-distance navigators. This totally revised and updated edition has... Read More

  • World Voyage Planner

    Yet another essential book for anyone planning a world cruise.

    By Jimmy Cornell, Published by Adlard Coles (Sept 2012), See review at

    https://www.noonsite.com/world-voyage-planner/... Read More

  • Yachtsman’s Guide to the Virgin Islands & Puerto Rico

    Editor - Meredith Helleberg Fields
    Publisher Tropic Isle Publishers Inc
    ISBN - 9780937379004... Read More

  • Your First Atlantic Crossing: A Planning Guide for Passagemakers

    An essential read for ocean novices and dreamers. An excellent guide to the planning of your Atlantic crossing.

    By Les Weatherett
    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (3rd... Read More

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