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  • Celestial Navigation

    using the Sight Reduction Tables Pub. No. 249 by

    This manual has grown out of all the courses given by Dominique Prinet, a certified Instructor-Evaluator for Sail Canada who has been teaching celestial navigation since 2000. It has benefitted from the thoughtful contributions of over 100 students. ...


  • Coastal Navigation

    for Class and Home Study by

    Coastal Navigation for Class and Home Study is based on the notes prepared for students by the author during some 20 years of teaching navigation, initially to private or commercial pilots, and then to sailors and professional mariners. The book is ...


  • Coastal Navigation

    for Class and Home Study by

    Coastal Navigation for Class and Home Study is based on the notes prepared for students by the author during some 20 years of teaching navigation, initially to private or commercial pilots, and then to sailors and professional mariners. The book is ...


  • On Tropical Islands and Sparkling Seas

    A book of Travel, Poetry and Insight from a Wanderer's Life by

    Book 2 in the Wanderings and Sojourns series focuses upon the author’s time during two decades spent mostly among the islands that lazily stretch from the Eastern Caribbean to Florida. From his first ever game of golf on a waterlogged Montserrat ...


  • Wanderings and Sojourns - On Five Continents and Three Oceans - Book 1

    A Book of Travel, Poetry and Insight from a Wanderer's Life by

    In this, the first of the Wanderings and Sojourns series, the reader is taken on a variety of journeys spanning all the continents of the world except Antarctica and Australasia. They’ll travel by sea and land through Caribbean islands and ...


  • Coastal Navigation Exercises

    Over 100 exercises based on the Canadian chart Strait of Georgia, Southern Portion by

    Coastal Navigation Exercises is based on the notes and exercises prepared for students during some 15 years of teaching marine navigation to sailors and professional mariners. The data tables needed to do the exercises are given in the Appendix of ...


  • Celestial Navigation Exercises for Class and Home study

    by

    About the Manual Celestial Navigation Exercises for Class and Home Study was designed to facilitate the work of instructors using the free PowerPoint slide presentation available at CelestialNavigationBook.com. This exercise manual, available in ...


  • Around the World in Six Years

    My mostly solo circumnavigation in a 35 foot sailboat by

    At the age of 67, Henry Holt struck off on a sailing adventure that would become a six-year voyage unlike any other way of seeing the world. The people he met and the challenges he faced along the way – from bureaucratic headaches at ports, to truly ...


  • Three Years at Sea

    A Family’s Adventure of Danger and Discovery by

    Follow a true story of a family’s adventure as they embark on a three-year sea voyage on their twenty-nine foot sailing boat. Reliant on a sextant and compass, Bill Hapgood, his wife and their two daughters navigated approximately 26,000 nautical ...


  • Wooden Boat Building

    How to Build a Dragon Class Sailboat by

    Wooden Boat Building recounts the joy of acquiring new skills, such as, working with brass flat bar and stainless steel; how to melt 2,400 pounds of lead wheel-weights to pour the keel; how to roll a hull effortlessly and craft beautiful blocks, ...