10 Essential NAUTICAL books for your library

A Listmania! list by Geoff Holt "Author, Walking on Water" (Hampshire, UK)
 
Race Against Time
1.  Race Against Time by Ellen MacArthur
The list author says:
  "Ellen's incredible tale.  More than just sailing, it tells her incredible back story. A good read."
£8.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Against the Flow: The Inspiring Story of a Teacher Turned Record-breaking Yachtswoman
2.  Against the Flow: The Inspiring Story of a Teacher Turned Record-breaking Yachtswoman by Dee Caffari
The list author says:
  "A magnificent story of Dee's record breaking sail around the world against the prevailing winds."
£14.88   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

117 Days Adrift
3.  117 Days Adrift by Maralyn Bailey
The list author says:
  "Perhaps the most amazing survival story told. 117 days adrift in the Pacific Ocean in a small rubber dinghy. Highly recommended."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Walking on Water: A Voyage Around Britain and Through Life
4.  Walking on Water: A Voyage Around Britain and Through Life by Geoff Holt
The list author says:
  "A book like no other.  This has to be one of the most unique, most inspirational and most captivating books on the list.  With a foreword by Princess Anne and an Afterword by dame Ellen Macarthur."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

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Sailing Alone Around the World (Penguin Classics)
5.  Sailing Alone Around the World (Penguin Classics) by Joshua Slocum
The list author says:
  "A gread bunkside read.  At times you feel you are right there with Josh on his epic voyage."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (65 customer reviews)

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A World of My Own: The First Ever Non-stop Solo Round the World Voyage
6.  A World of My Own: The First Ever Non-stop Solo Round the World Voyage by Robin Knox-Johnston
The list author says:
  "The legendary Sir Robin Knox Johnston's story of his first voyage around the world in his yacht Suhali."
£9.98   Used & New from: £0.34
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

Deep Water [DVD] [2006]
7.  Deep Water [DVD] [2006] DVD ~ Louise Osmond
The list author says:
  "My all time favourite sailing story.  Tragedy from start to finish. The true story of Donald Crowhurst in the first non-stop race around the world.  Left me feeling numb."
£5.95   Used & New from: £3.50
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)

Greatest Sailing Stories Ever Told: Twenty Seven Unforgettable Stories
8.  Greatest Sailing Stories Ever Told: Twenty Seven Unforgettable Stories by Christopher Caswell
The list author says:
  "For those who like their stories short and to the point, this is an ideal book with some truly amazing stories."
£9.99   Used & New from: £1.62
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Left for Dead: The Untold Story of the Tragic 1979 Fastnet Race
9.  Left for Dead: The Untold Story of the Tragic 1979 Fastnet Race by Nick Ward
The list author says:
  "I've met Nick and his story is captivating and well written.  The harrowing tale of the 1979 Fastnet race when so many lives were lost."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (116 customer reviews)

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Incredible Tales of the Sea: Twelve Classic Sailing Stories
10.  Incredible Tales of the Sea: Twelve Classic Sailing Stories by Tom McCarthy
The list author says:
  "Some terrific tales, great to read when tucked up warm and snug in your bunk."
£5.99   Used & New from: £0.49

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Geoff Holt "Author, Walking on Water" (Hampshire, UK)
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Last updated: 27/10/2008
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