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Amazing Sailing Stories

by Durham, Dick

Book: £14.99 BUY BOOK
Published:26th March 2024
Type:Hardback & E-Book
Series:Amazing Stories


A wonderful collection of sailing stories from across centuries and around the world. Journey around gale-whipped headlands, survive mountainous seas – or turn the page to discover the delights of cruising among the islands of a tropical paradise. From the majestic square rigger to the humble homemade yacht; every sort of vessel is showcased in this treasure trove of extraordinary true tales. 

The exploits of sailing’s greatest names are recounted, along with an eclectic mix of voyages that never made the headlines yet make compelling reading. 

Dick Durham invites you to set sail on a thrilling journey comprising some of the most exciting tales of adventure afloat. He retells each one, adding a magic that makes this essential reading for anyone with a love of sailing and the sea. 

This new edition sees the book return to hardback to make it a great gift for the sailor or someone who likes to read about them. 

This book is also available as an audiobook. Click HERE to find out more.

“a great read… the book recounts real-life stories of danger, destruction and survival against the odds.” Sailing Today

“Some of the great sailing yarns retold in gripping style.” Classic Boat

"So accessible and diverting." Times Literary Supplement

"A good, diverse, collection of sea stories." Yachting Monthly

Dimensions:229 x 152 mm
Foreign Rights Sold:Czech

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