Yacht Fathom - Setting off from England in May 2016 on a single-handed voyage somewhere a bit warmer

A few sailing related books I have read. Click on the book cover image for Amazon link.

  • A World of My Own

    Sir Robin Knox-Johnston
  • Adrift: 76 Days Lost at Sea

    Steven Callahan
  • Sailing Alone Around the World

    Joshua Slocum
  • The Long Way

    Bernard Moitessier
  • Taking on The World

    Ellen MacArthur
  • Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual

    Nigel Calder
  • A Voyage for Madmen

    Peter Nichols


  • Close to the Wind

    Pete Goss
  • Fatal Storm

    Robert Mundle
  • Kon Tiki: Across the Pacific by Raft

    Thor Heyerdahl
  • Self Sufficient Sailor

    Lin & Larry Pardey
  • Capable Cruiser

    Lin & Larry Pardey
  • Cost Conscious Cruiser

    Lin & Larry Pardey
  • Gipsy Moth Circles the World

    Sir Francis Chichester
  • Heavy Weather Sailing

    Peter Bruce
  • In the Wake of My Heroes

    Bill Perkes
  • Left for Dead

    Nick Ward
  • RYA Weather Handbook - Northern Hemisphere

    Chris Tibbs
  • Longitude

    Dava Sobel
  • Once is Enough

    Miles Smeeton
  • High Endeavours

    Miles Clark
  • Desperate Voyage

    John Caldwell
  • One Hand for Yourself, One for the Ship

    Tristan Jones
  • The Incredible Voyage

    Tristan Jones
  • RYA Navigation Handbook

    Tim Bartlett
  • Alone through the Roaring Forties

    Vito Dumas
  • Singlehanded Sailing

    Frank Mulville
  • The Natural Navigator

    Tristan Gooley
  • Around the World in 'Wanderer III'

    Eric Hiscock
  • The Complete Yachtmaster

    Tom Cunliffe
  • Maiden Voyage

    Tania Aebi
  • Singlehanded Sailing

    Richard Henderson
  • Last Voyage of the Lucette

    Douglas Robertson
  • Trekka Round the World

    John Guzzwell
  • Cape Horn to Starboard

    John Kretschmer
  • 117 Days Adrift

    Maurice Bailey
  • How to Sail Around the World

    Hal Roth
  • Dove

    Robert Lee Graham
  • RYA Boat Maintenance Handbook

    Andrew Simpson
  • RYA Diesel Engine Handbook

    Andrew SImpson
  • RYA Electrics Handbook

    Andrew Simpson
  • Around the World Singlehanded

    Harry Pidgeon
  • Where the Ocean Meets the Sky

    Crispin Latymer
  • South: The Endurance Expedition

    Ernest Shackleton
  • Blue Horizons: Dispatches from Distant Seas

    Beth Leonard
  • Sail Away: How to Escape the Rat Race & Live the Dream

    Nicola Rodriguez
  • Red Sky in the Morning

    Tami Oldham Ashcraft
  • Captain James Cook

    Richard Hough
  • Sell Up and Sail: Persue the Dream

    Bill & Laurel Cooper
  • A Single Wave: Stories of Storms & Survival

    Webb Chiles
  • Sailing to the Reefs

    Bernard Moitessier


  • Cape Horn the Logical Route

    Bernard Moitessier
  • A Sea Vagabonds World

    Bernard Moitessier
  • The Last Man Across the Atlantic

    Paul Heiney
  • Voyages of a Simple Sailor

    Roger D Taylor
  • Mingming & the Art of Minimal Ocean Sailing

    Roger D Taylor
  • Mingming & the Tonic of Wildness

    Roger D Taylor
  • Winter in Fireland

    Nicholas Coghlan
  • Replacing Your Boat's Electrical System

    Mike Westin
  • Cruising Under Sail

    Eric Hiscock
  • Don Casey's Complete Illustrated Sailboat Maintenance Manual

    Don Casey
  • Voyaging on a Small Income

    Ann Hill
  • Boatowner's Practical and Technical Cruising Manual

    Nigel Calder
  • Shorthanded Sailing

    Alastair Buchan
  • The Complete Guide to Choosing a Cruising Sailboat

    Roger Marshall
  • World Cruising Routes

    Jimmy Cornell
  • Atlantic

    Simon Winchester
  • 66 Days Adrift: A True Story of Disaster and Survival on the Open Sea

    William Butler
  • Little Boat Big Ocean

    Alan Rush
  • Ice Bird

    David Lewis
  • Sailing an Atlantic Circuit

    Alastair Buchan
  • Shrimpy

    Shane Acton
  • The RCC Pilotage Foundation Atlantic Crossing Guide

    Jane Russell
  • Sailing Alone Across the Atlantic: A Pensioner's Tale

    Trevor Wilson
  • Singlehanded Sailing: Thoughts, Tips, Techniques & Tactics

    Andrew Evans
  • Simple Boat Maintenance

    Pat Manley
  • Black Feathers: - A Pocket Racer Sails The Singlehanded TransPac

    Robert & Jeanne Crawford
  • The Mind of the Sailor

    Peter Noble
  • Ocean Sailing: Celestial Navigation, Weather, Passage Planning

    Tom Cunliffe
  • Sailing into Solitude

    Valentine Howells
  • Single-Handed Sailing in Galway Blazer

    Peter Crowther
  • Celestial Navigation for Yachtsmen

    Mary Blewitt
  • RYA Astro Navigation Handbook

    Tim Bartlett
  • World Voyage Planner: Planning a Voyage from Anywhere in the World to Anywhere in the World

    Jimmy Cornell
  • World Cruising Destinations

    Jimmy Cornell
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