Saved from an inglorious end as a garden ornament, Amulet, a 26-foot wooden keelboat, amateur-built in Scotland in 1964, was restored and sailed to the Hebrides by Cumbrian-based author and former lighthouse keeper and charter yacht skipper, Bob Orrell.
Initially a most reluctant sailor, Sandra Clayton fell in love with sailing and the sea, and the urge to write it all down became irresistible. Writting has been her pastime or her job for most of her life.
This magnificent book follows the late Sir Peter Blake on his final voyage. It tracks the legendary yachtsman as he takes the blackexpeditions exploration vessel Seamaster to the environmental pulse points of the planet in order to generate greater awareness of the need to take better care of our world.
An enthralling collection of dramatic stories of yachts lost at sea. From the tragic sinking of the yacht Ouzo, run down or swamped by a P&O ferry in the English Channel, to an eyewitness account of the wreck of Hooligan V.
Do you dream of sailing around one of the Great Capes? Would you like to cruise up the Amazon or windsurf across the Pacific? How about competing in the America's Cup or Volvo Ocean Race? These are just a few of the 100 extraordinary experiences included in this book.