3 Bucks a Book – Nautical Mind Armchair Boat Show Specials

Not Quite Spring Thaw Specials
A curated selection of bargains and gems since winter’s keeping us off the water and covid cancelled the boat show.
by Cronkhite, Kaci
Having fallen hopelessly in love with a 1930s Danish spidsgatter--a beautifully constructed 25-foot wooden double-ender--Cronkhite embarked on an international search to discover the story of the boat's past and the many lives "Pax" had touched.
224 Pages • softcover • 2018
$23.95  Save 87%  $3.00
by De Fabianis, Valeria Maferto, ed.
Close to 500 full color images of sailing collected in a miniature 2 1/2" cube format. From luxury yachts to ships and planing daysailers. Informative captions let salts and lubbers alike know what's going on, but have your reading glasses at the ready!
768 Pages • hardcover • 2010
$7.95  Save 62%  $3.00
by Scarry, Richard
Sturdy board book, great illustrations of Richard Scary's boats from motorboats and sailboats, to submarines and kayaks. Age 1-3.
24 Pages • hardcover • 2015
$5.99  Save 50%  $3.00
by Pattison, Rodney & Barry Pickthall
Rodney Pattisson, MBE, is a three-time Olympic medallist and multi-world-champion who set many race and speed records and (with Lawrie Smith) led Britain's 1983 challenge for the America's Cup (they were defeated by eventual winner, "Australia II" ). Intensely private, the renowned sailor here discusses the trials and tribulations he faced enroute to success--and sheds light on the double standards, deceit, political and sporting interference, and outright cheating that he witnessed during his career.
192 Pages • hardcover • 2019
$47.00  Save 94%  $3.00


by Foy, George Michelsen
On October 1, 2015, a massive American cargo vessel disappeared in Hurricane Joaquin, a Category 4 storm. The SS El Faro, its crew, and hundreds of shipping containers sank to the ocean floor, three miles down--the greatest seagoing US merchant marine shipping disaster since the Second World War. With information gleaned from Coast Guard inquest hearings and interviews Foy has produced a powerful narrative about the disaster.
250 Pages • hardcover • 2018
$35.00  Save 91%  $3.00